General knowledge quiz 1154

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Who was the last English king from the House of Normandy, succeeded by Henry II in 1154, the first of the Plantagenets?
A
Stephen
B
Henry I
C
Ethelred
D
Edward I
Question 1 Explanation: 
Stephen
Question 2
Myopia is connected with
A
ears
B
eyes
C
lungs
D
None of these
Question 3
When were the first world championships in alpine skiing held?
A
1931
B
1861
C
1960
D
1999
Question 3 Explanation: 
1931
Question 4
In a 1956 interview with the American journalist Anna Louise Strong, Mao Zedong described the USA as a paper what?
A
Serviette
B
Aeroplane
C
Tiger
D
Chase
Question 4 Explanation: 
Tiger
Question 5
Bokhara, one of the ancient cites on the Silk Road, is in what present-day country?
A
Turkmenistan
B
Uzbekistan
C
Mongolia
D
China
Question 5 Explanation: 
Uzbekistan
Question 6
What rock band played together for the first time in over 20 years at the London Live Eight Concert in 2005?
A
The Kinks
B
Pink Floyd
C
Yes
D
The Yardbirds
Question 6 Explanation: 
Pink Floyd
Question 7
Haryana Agriculture University (HAU), Hisar, along with which country has decided to jointly work on a project to tackle issues like crop residue management?
A
Poland
B
Holland
C
Australia
D
Netherlands
Question 7 Explanation: 
Haryana Agriculture University (HAU), Hisar, and the Netherlands government decided to jointly work on a project to tackle issues like crop residue management. The decision was taken at a meeting of the Joint Working Group of the Indo-Dutch Collaboration presided over by HAU Vice-Chancellor, K P Singh, at Haryana Agriculture University. HAU and Netherlands would jointly work on a project to tackle issues like crop residue management and on bio-defence strategy, protected cultivation, peri-urban and urban horticulture, floriculture and hydroponic vegetables.
Question 8
The book '' Arise, Awake'' is written by whom?
A
Javed Akthar
B
Taha Kehar
C
Rashmi Bansal
D
Karan Bajaj
Question 8 Explanation: 
Rashmi Bansal:The Inspiring Stories Of Young Entrepreneurs Who Graduated From College Into A Business Of Their Own Books by Rashmi Bansal.
Question 9
Footballer Luis Suarez was given a nine-match ban in internationals, and banned from setting foot in any stadium even as a spectator for four months in mid-2014. Why?
A
He racially abusing a Manchester United player
B
He bit a Chelsea player in a Premier League game (the second time he had done this)
C
He bit a PSV opponent when playing for Ajax
D
He bit an Italian player at the 2014 FIFA World Cup
Question 9 Explanation: 
He bit an Italian player at the 2014 FIFA World Cup
Question 10
Which of these actors became a quadriplegic after being thrown from a horse?
A
Steve McQueen
B
Christopher Reeve
C
Burt Reynolds
D
Johnny Depp
Question 10 Explanation: 
Christopher Reeve
Question 11
What, invented by William Harbutt of Bath, England in 1897, is composed of calcium salts (principally calcium carbonate), petroleum jelly, and long-chain aliphatic acids (principally stearic acid)?
A
10W/40 motor oil
B
Semtex plastic explosive
C
The drug LSD
D
Plasticine
Question 11 Explanation: 
Plasticine
Question 12
In 300 BC, the country now known as Spain was part of which empire?
A
Muslim
B
Greek
C
Mongol
D
Roman
Question 12 Explanation: 
Roman
Question 13
Traditionally, the champion of an English King or Queen rode at the coronation into Westminster Hall and challenged anyone who denied their right to succeed. At whose coronation was this tradition last observed?
A
Elizabeth II (1952)
B
George IV (1821)
C
Victoria (1837)
D
James II (1685)
Question 13 Explanation: 
George IV (1821)
Question 14
15 monarchs from the House of Plantagenet, including those belonging to cadet branches, ruled England from 1154 until 1485. Why were they called "Plantagenets"?
A
They were admirers of French writer Jean Genet
B
They all liked gardening
C
They were a family of schemers
D
The name is derived from the latin name of the common broom plant
Question 14 Explanation: 
The name is derived from the latin name of the common broom plant
Question 15
When a corporate entity wishes to raise money from the market it can do that by issuing..........
A
Treasury Bills
B
Kisan Vikas Patra
C
National Savings Certificate
D
Commercial Papers
Question 15 Explanation: 
Commercial paper is an unsecured, short-term debt instrument issued by a corporation, typically for the financing of accounts receivable, inventories and meeting short-term liabilities.
Question 16
What is the main attraction at both Altamira and Lascaux?
A
Embroidery museums
B
Waterfalls
C
Motor racing circuits
D
Cave paintings
Question 16 Explanation: 
Cave paintings
There are 16 questions to complete.

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