General knowledge quiz 1211

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Who was declared president by both houses of the US Congress because there was no precedent or clear constitutional rule for a vice president to assume the office of president upon the death of his predecessor?
A
John Tyler
B
John Quincy Adams
C
William Henry Harrison
D
Ronald Reagan
Question 1 Explanation: 
John Tyler
Question 2
In which sport did Andre Agassi's father Mike Agassi compete in the 1948 and 1952 Olympics, representing Iran?
A
Boxing
B
Swimming
C
Tennis
D
Wrestling
Question 2 Explanation: 
Boxing
Question 3
If Christmas Eve falls on a Monday, what day will New Year's Day be?
A
Monday
B
Tuesday
C
Sunday
D
Wednesday
Question 3 Explanation: 
Tuesday
Question 4
Which period in the Indian history is known as the ''Period of the Sultan Rulers''?
A
1206 to 1526
B
1216 to 1435
C
1320 to 1500
D
1200 to 1500
Question 4 Explanation: 
1206 to 1526:The period between 1206 and 1526 in the Indian history is known as the ''Period of the Sultan Rulers''
Question 5
Who is the first woman lawyer to be directly appointed as a judge of Supreme Court?
A
Indu Malhotra
B
Meenakshi Arora
C
Karuna Nundy
D
Meenakshi Lekhi
Question 5 Explanation: 
The Supreme Court collegium recommended Indu Malhotra as the first woman lawyer to be directly appointed as a judge of Supreme Court. Also, K M Joseph, Uttarakhand High Court Chief Justice, has also been recommended to the judge position in Supreme Court. Indu Malhotra became a senior advocate in 2007. She would become the first woman lawyer to be directly appointed as a Supreme Court judge, instead of getting elevated from a high court. She will become the seventh woman judge to serve in the Supreme Court. The first woman judge of Supreme Court was Justice M Fathima Beevi in 1989.
Question 6
Alan Longmuir, Derek Longmuir, Eric Faulkner, Stuart "Woody" Wood and Les McKeown were collectively known as what band from 1974 to 1976?
A
The Rolling Stones
B
The Bay City Rollers
C
Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Tich
D
Herman's Hermits
Question 6 Explanation: 
The Bay City Rollers
Question 7
Carve, Cutback, Drop in, Floater, Goofy foot, Grommet and Off the Hook are terms used in which sport?
A
Surfing
B
Cricket
C
Ice Hockey
D
Baseball
Question 7 Explanation: 
Surfing
Question 8
The American War of Independence began as a war between the Kingdom of Great Britain and how many British colonies in North America?
A
50
B
26
C
13
D
35
Question 8 Explanation: 
13
Question 9
Some early cellos are found with holes drilled in the base of the neck; what purpose did the holes serve?
A
To hold ornamental ribbons
B
To take cleats to hold the cello securely in its case
C
For rope to hold it round the player's neck when the cello was played in processions
D
To take a hook to hold spare bows during performance
Question 9 Explanation: 
For rope to hold it round the player's neck when the cello was played in processions
Question 10
From its first series broadcast in 1988 until its 12th series in 2017 which UK TV youth series has had the same core cast members?
A
Target Luna
B
Doctor Who
C
Mike and Angelo
D
Red Dwarf
Question 10 Explanation: 
Red Dwarf
Question 11
Which state has planned to raise Wild life sanctuary so as to promote the growth of Muga Cocoon?
A
Kerala
B
Assam
C
West Bengal
D
Andhra Pradesh
Question 11 Explanation: 
The state government of Assam has decided to set up a Wild Sanctuary to grow Muga cocoon in an effort to give more exposure to Muga, Eri and Silk Products. The programme have been launched under the Assam Silk Outreach Mission to promote products made of Muga, silk and Eri. The government would plant about 25 lakh trees to get the Eri and Muga cocoons.
Question 12
What constellation is sometimes called "the Chained Lady", "the Chained Woman" "Perseus's wife" or "Cepheus's daughter"?
A
Andromeda
B
Capricorn
C
Ursa Major
D
Leo
Question 12 Explanation: 
Andromeda
Question 13
What Jewish celebration commemorates an event concerning children and lamb's blood?
A
Purim
B
Palm Sunday
C
Hannukah
D
Passover
Question 13 Explanation: 
Passover
Question 14
Geoff Capes, twice the world's strongest man, won 2 Olympic Games gold medals in which sport?
A
Wrestling
B
Weightlifting
C
Shot put
D
Diving
Question 14 Explanation: 
Shot put
Question 15
How is an ice hockey puck prepared for a game?
A
It is painted green to increase visibility for TV broadcasts
B
It is polished to increase slideability
C
It is heated to increase flexibility
D
It is frozen to reduce bouncing during the game
Question 15 Explanation: 
It is frozen to reduce bouncing during the game
Question 16
NRSA is..........
A
National Regulatory of Special Agency
B
National Regional Service Agency
C
National Remote Satellite Agency
D
National Remote Sensing Agency
Question 16 Explanation: 
National Remote Sensing Agency:National Remote Sensing Centre or NRSC, located at Hyderabad is one of the centres of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), striving to realise the Indian Space Vision, as a key player in Earth Observation Programme and Disaster Management Support programme
There are 16 questions to complete.

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