General knowledge quiz 1231

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which Commedia dell'arte character was servant to the Inamorata, and the daughter of Pantaloon and courted by Harlequin?
A
Punchinello
B
Columbine
C
Pedrolino
D
Pinnochio
Question 1 Explanation: 
Columbine
Question 2
Which of North America's Great Lakes has the same name as a state of the USA?
A
Superior
B
Ontario
C
Michigan
D
Erie
Question 2 Explanation: 
Michigan
Question 3
Acol, Standard American, Vanderbilt, Moscito System are all types of what?
A
Swimming styles
B
Architecture
C
Wiring diagrams
D
Bidding systems in contract bridge
Question 3 Explanation: 
Bidding systems in contract bridge
Question 4
In Botticelli's painting "The Birth of Venus", what is she standing on?
A
A shell
B
A bed
C
A carpet square
D
A Persian rug
Question 4 Explanation: 
A shell
Question 5
First Indian to make a speech in Hindi before the UN General Assembly is
A
Moraji Desai
B
A.B Vajpayee
C
Lal Bahadur Shastri
D
Lal Krishna Advani
Question 6
Which of these is a genus of herbivorous dinosaur with a large bony frill and three horns on a large four-legged body which lived during the late Maastrichtian stage of the Late Cretaceous Period in North America?
A
Diplodocus
B
Triceratops
C
Stegosaurus
D
Apatosaurus
Question 6 Explanation: 
Triceratops
Question 7
Saikhom Mirabai Chanu is related to..........
A
Golf
B
Boxing
C
Shooting
D
Weightlifting
Question 7 Explanation: 
Weightlifting, Saikhom Mirabai Chanu from Manipur became the first Indian in over two decades to win a gold medal at the World Weightlifting Championship in Anaheim, USA.
Question 8
Cambridge Circus is in which city?
A
Oxford
B
Cambridge
C
London
D
Leeds
Question 8 Explanation: 
London
Question 9
Which of these is part of a golf course?
A
Smooth
B
Rough
C
Wavy
D
Curly
Question 9 Explanation: 
Rough
Question 10
Which law enforcement agency was established in 1908 as a branch of the U S Department of Justice?
A
F B I
B
C I A
C
N T S B
D
F C C
Question 10 Explanation: 
F B I
Question 11
Which of these is a play by Oscar Wilde?
A
Prince Coniston's Crumpet
B
Lady Windermere's Fan
C
Lord Loveaduck's Legwarmer
D
Princess Hermione's Hat
Question 11 Explanation: 
Lady Windermere's Fan
Question 12
In the 2004 film "Sideways", the character of Miles is disparaging about what?
A
Merlot
B
Asian drivers
C
James Bond films
D
Dogs as pets
Question 12 Explanation: 
Merlot
Question 13
In architecture, what is the space around the altar at the liturgical east end of a traditional Christian church building?
A
Ingle
B
Appice
C
Apse
D
Chancel
Question 13 Explanation: 
Chancel
Question 14
What is the rating given to India by the rating agency Standard & Poor's (S&P)?
A
Stable
B
Unstable
C
Moderately Stable
D
Junk
Question 14 Explanation: 
Rating agency Standard & Poor's (S&P) kept its sovereign rating for India unchanged at 'BBB-', with outlook for the nation as 'stable'. BBB-rating is the lowest investment grade and just one notch above junk status. S&P stated that India's sizable fiscal deficit, low per capita income and high government debt do not warrant a sovereign rating upgrade as of now. However, it praised the recent reforms undertaken by Indian Government and expects Indian economy to grow strongly during 2018-2020.
Question 15
Professional snooker players usually wear which of these?
A
Cycle clips
B
Bow tie
C
Mouthguard
D
Helmet
Question 15 Explanation: 
Bow tie
Question 16
The sea which lies immediately north of Norway and Russia is known by what name?
A
Barents Sea
B
North Sea
C
Arctic Ocean
D
The Baltic
Question 16 Explanation: 
Barents Sea
There are 16 questions to complete.

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