General knowledge quiz 1208

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of these is an evergreen shrub with leathery lance-shaped leaves?
A
Holly
B
Laurel
C
Aspidistra
D
Foxglove
Question 1 Explanation: 
Laurel
Question 2
For whom was the Ark Royal, one of the largest vessels in Queen Elizabeth I's fleet and the flagship of Lord High Admiral Howard during England's fight against the Spanish Armada, originally made in 1586?
A
Sir Francis Drake
B
Sir Walter Raleigh
C
Charles Howard, 1st Earl of Nottingham, Lord High Admiral
D
Queen Elizabeth
Question 2 Explanation: 
Sir Walter Raleigh
Question 3
Which state of India related with North Koel irrigation project?
A
Jharkhand
B
Manipur
C
Punjab
D
Gujarat
Question 3 Explanation: 
Jharkhand
Question 4
What is Hilary Clinton's maiden name?
A
Rodham
B
Bouvier
C
Roosevelt
D
Kennedy
Question 4 Explanation: 
Rodham
Question 5
Which fictional detective first appeared in the book "Cover Her Face"?
A
Miss Marple
B
Adam Dalgleish
C
Lord Peter Wimsey
D
Hercule Poirot
Question 5 Explanation: 
Adam Dalgleish
Question 6
..........is the oldest dynasty
A
Gupta
B
Haryanka
C
Nanda
D
Mauryan
Question 6 Explanation: 
Haryanka:The Haryanka dynasty was the second ruling dynasty of Magadha, an ancient kingdom in India, which succeeded the Barhadratha dynasty.
Question 7
In which field would the term "chiaroscuro" usually be applied?
A
Poetry
B
Burlesque
C
Painting
D
Architecture
Question 7 Explanation: 
Painting
Question 8
Where is the boxing venue known as Madison Square Garden?
A
San Francisco
B
Chicago
C
New York
D
Philadelphia
Question 8 Explanation: 
New York
Question 9
Which orange-seller became an actress, then mistress of King Charles II, died in 1687 aged 37, and was buried at St Martin-in-the-Fields?
A
Anne Hathaway
B
Anne Boleyn
C
Anna Karenina
D
Nell Gwynn
Question 9 Explanation: 
Nell Gwynn
Question 10
What name was given to the night when Nazis destroyed Jewish businesses and synagogues in November 1938?
A
Black Night
B
Night of the Long Knives
C
Crystal Night
D
Night of Fear
Question 10 Explanation: 
Crystal Night
Question 11
Which of these numbers is not a square?
A
169
B
186
C
144
D
225
Question 11 Explanation: 
186
Question 12
In which country is the city of Dundee?
A
Scotland
B
England
C
Wales
D
Northern Ireland
Question 12 Explanation: 
Scotland
Question 13
How many lobes are present in the right lung of the humans?
A
3
B
2
C
4
D
1
Question 13 Explanation: 
3:The right lung is composed of 3 lobes and the left has 2
Question 14
..........is the first operational remote sensing satellite of India
A
IRS 1A
B
IRS P1
C
IRS 1B
D
IRS 1C
Question 14 Explanation: 
IRS 1A:India began to develop the indigenous Indian Remote Sensing (IRS) satellite program to support the national economy in the areas of agriculture, water resources, forestry and ecology, geology, water sheds, marine fisheries and coastal management.IRS 1A is the first operational remote sensing satellite
Question 15
In which UK TV series did Ronnie Barker play "Arkwright" and David Jason play his nephew "Granville"?
A
Only Fools and Horses
B
Open All Hours
C
Silent Witness
D
Robin's Nest
Question 15 Explanation: 
Open All Hours
Question 16
Which of these was Vice President of the USA the earliest?
A
Al Gore
B
Gerald Ford
C
Dan Quayle
D
Lyndon Johnson
Question 16 Explanation: 
Lyndon Johnson
There are 16 questions to complete.

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