General knowledge quiz 1163

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of these were invented by Elizabeth Beresford?
A
Fraggles
B
Borrowers
C
Wombles
D
Teletubbies
Question 1 Explanation: 
Wombles
Question 2
What is the currency of Thailand?
A
Somoni (TJS)
B
Baht (THB)
C
dong (VND)
D
Riyal (QAR)
Question 2 Explanation: 
Baht (THB); Capital-Bangkok & Official language-Thai
Question 3
What is a food consisting of sweetened milk thickened with rennet into a curd, sometimes flavoured with brandy?
A
Junket
B
Whey
C
Bubble and squeak
D
Blancmange
Question 3 Explanation: 
Junket
Question 4
The virus myxomatosis has been deliberately introduced into agricultural areas to achieve what?
A
Elimination of didymo in waterways
B
Control of the fungus ergot in rye
C
Slaughter of the local rabbit population
D
Control of earthworm-eating rodents
Question 4 Explanation: 
Slaughter of the local rabbit population
Question 5
The last words of which book of the Bible are "all is vanity"?
A
Numbers
B
Ecclesiastes
C
Deuteronomy
D
Mark
Question 5 Explanation: 
Ecclesiastes
Question 6
Where was the only national team boycott at a Winter Olympic Games, which was when the Taiwanese athletes arrived at the Olympic village with their Republic of China identification cards, were not admitted, and left in protest?
A
Lake Placid, 1980
B
Sapporo, 1972
C
Innsbruck, 1976
D
Sarajevo, 1984
Question 6 Explanation: 
Lake Placid, 1980
Question 7
Reynald Temarii, president of the Oceania Football Confederation, was banned from soccer administration by FIFA because it was alleged that he had said that his vote for the election of hosts of the 2018 FIFA World Cup and 2022 FIFA World Cup could be influenced through the construction of a sports academy. Where was it to be built?
A
Fiji
B
Tonga
C
Tahiti
D
Hawaii
Question 7 Explanation: 
Tahiti
Question 8
A type of behaviour characterised by living together in mutigenerational colonies headed by one productive female, cooperative brood care, individuals with specialised non-transferable skills, is known as what?
A
Hymenopteric
B
Parasociality
C
Eusociality
D
Batroid
Question 8 Explanation: 
Eusociality
Question 9
..........is given in the field of fiction
A
The Oscar prize
B
The Booker prize
C
The Kalinga Award
D
The Dada Saheb Phalke award
Question 9 Explanation: 
The Booker prize:The Man Booker Prize for Fiction (formerly known as the Booker-McConnell Prize and commonly known simply as the Booker Prize) is a literary prize awarded each year for the best original novel, written in the English language, and published in the UK.
Question 10
What is the title of the officer in charge of supply in the British army?
A
Quartermaster
B
Halfmaster
C
Wholemaster
D
Tenthmaster
Question 10 Explanation: 
Quartermaster
Question 11
Which club won UEFA's inaugural European Champion Clubs' Cup in 1956?
A
A.C. Milan
B
Stade de Reims
C
ACF Fiorentina
D
Real Madrid
Question 11 Explanation: 
Real Madrid
Question 12
What is a florin?
A
A mediaeval German musical instrument
B
A discrete part of a composite flower
C
A coin used in various countries in Europe and some of their colonies
D
A young citizen of Florence, Italy
Question 12 Explanation: 
A coin used in various countries in Europe and some of their colonies
Question 13
For what does the world owe Almon Strowger a debt of gratitude?
A
Parking Meters
B
Vending Machines
C
Automatic Telephone Exchanges
D
Traffic Lights
Question 13 Explanation: 
He was an undertaker, and legend has it, he developed the automatic switch in 1889, to stop competitors from getting his work!
Question 14
What is the alternative title of Gilbert and Sullivan's "The Mikado"?
A
The Big Cheese Does Not Get His Whey
B
The Bogun Shogun
C
There's a Nip in the Air
D
The Town of Titipu
Question 14 Explanation: 
The Town of Titipu
Question 15
Which of these is a Bohemian dance?
A
Polka
B
Waltz
C
Minuet
D
Square dance
Question 15 Explanation: 
Polka
Question 16
E-OFFICE AND E-GOVERNANCE INITIATIVES IN CENTRAL MINISTRIES AND DEPARTMENTS Name the Project which was proposed to digitize and make the functioning of all State Legislatures paperless?
A
e-Vidhan
B
e-Digi
C
e-Servic
D
e-Vishal
Question 16 Explanation: 
Project ''e-Vidhan'' is to digitize and make the functioning of all State Legislatures paperless.
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