General knowledge quiz 1197

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What is a description of the process of frying an egg?
A
Endothermy
B
Exothermy
C
Enthalpy
D
Combustion
Question 1 Explanation: 
Endothermy
Question 2
Mohiniattam dance from developed originally in which state?
A
Tamil Nadu
B
Orissa
C
Kerala
D
Karnataka
Question 3
The book 'The Emergency-Indian Democracy's Darkest Hour' penned by..........
A
Shashi Shekhar Vempati
B
Jawhar Sircar
C
Venkaiah Naidu
D
Surya Prakash
Question 3 Explanation: 
Surya Prakash:Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu launched the book which titled 'The Emergency-Indian Democracy's Darkest Hour'.A book is written by Surya Prakash who is a chairman of Prasar Bharati.
Question 4
Who was the last of these to have a number 1 hit in Britain?
A
Dusty Springfield
B
Kylie Minogue
C
Mary Hopkin
D
Cilla Black
Question 4 Explanation: 
Kylie Minogue
Question 5
India's first-ever mega trade event for the textiles sector 'Textiles India' held in which state?
A
Gujarat
B
Maharashtra
C
New Delhi
D
Uttarakhand
Question 5 Explanation: 
Gujarat
Question 6
Which of these has three official languages?
A
United Kingdom
B
United States of America
C
New Zealand
D
None of these
Question 6 Explanation: 
New Zealand
Question 7
What spoken word competition, which has been organised for many years by Gary Hallock, has been held every May since 1978 in Austin, Texas?
A
The Lear Limerick Contest
B
The O. Henry Pun-Off
C
Kippling for Gold
D
Talk Your Ears Off
Question 7 Explanation: 
The O. Henry Pun-Off
Question 8
Up to 31 December 2009, which of these was the last to have a solo number one hit on the English charts?
A
Melanie C (from the Spice Girls)
B
Robbie Williams (from Take That)
C
Gary Barlow (from Take That)
D
Geri Halliwell (from the Spice Girls)
Question 8 Explanation: 
Melanie C (from the Spice Girls)
Question 9
In 1995, what band was the first artist to receive as many as 4 BRIT (British Record Industry Trust) awards in the same year?
A
Blur
B
Status Quo
C
Arctic Monkeys
D
Milli Vanilli
Question 9 Explanation: 
Blur
Question 10
Botswana is also known as
A
Guiana
B
Rangoon
C
Christina
D
Basutoland
Question 10 Explanation: 
Basutoland:Botswana is known as Basutoland. Botswana, a landlocked country in Southern Africa, has a landscape defined by the Kalahari Desert and the Okavango Delta.
Question 11
Benjamin Disraeli's government was elected in the UK how many times?
A
3
B
1
C
2
D
4
Question 11 Explanation: 
1
Question 12
What name was given to members of the Protestant Reformed Church of France from the 16th to the 18th centuries, many of whom emigrated in the late 17th century, who were inspired by the writings of John Calvin in the 1530s?
A
Presbyterians
B
Huguenots
C
Pilgrims
D
Walloons
Question 12 Explanation: 
Huguenots
Question 13
Which of these is not an alternative name for a wolverine?
A
Skunk bear
B
Glutton
C
Capybara
D
Carcajou
Question 13 Explanation: 
Capybara
Question 14
Who became Roman emperor after the murder of Caligula, and, after the death of his wife, married his niece Agrippina, who poisoned him?
A
Titus Andronicus
B
Nero
C
Augustus
D
Claudius
Question 14 Explanation: 
Claudius
Question 15
Who measured the velocity of light first?
A
Enrico Femi
B
Olaus Roemer
C
Max planck
D
Galileo
Question 15 Explanation: 
Olaus Roemer:Olaus Roemer measured the delay and, knowing approximately the diameter of the Earth's orbit, made the first good estimate of the speed of light
Question 16
Indian Capital Markets are regulated and monitored by which of the following?
A
Ministry of Finance
B
SEBI
C
RBI
D
All of these
Question 16 Explanation: 
All of these:Indian Capital Markets are regulated and monitored by the Ministry of Finance, The Securities and Exchange Board of India and The Reserve Bank of India.
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