General knowledge quiz 1238

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Before becoming president of the USA, why did Hiram Ulysses Grant change his name to Ulysses S. Grant?
A
The Military Academy at West Point had his name wrong
B
He fell out with his father, Hiram Senior
C
Hiram was also the name of a popular cartoon character at the time
D
He didn't want the initials "HUG"
Question 1 Explanation: 
The Military Academy at West Point had his name wrong
Question 2
In the 1960s, Margaret Rutherford starred in four films as which famous detective?
A
Cordelia Gray
B
Maude Silver
C
Kay Scarpetta
D
Miss Marple
Question 2 Explanation: 
Miss Marple
Question 3
In aviation in the USA what is "VFR"?
A
Vertical Flight Repositioning
B
Video Federal Regulation
C
Visual Flight Rules
D
Very Frosty Runway
Question 3 Explanation: 
Visual Flight Rules
Question 4
An account is considered inactive or unclaimed when there is no transaction through it for more than..........
A
12 months
B
6 months
C
18 months
D
24 months
Question 4 Explanation: 
An account is considered inactive or unclaimed when there is no transaction through it for more than 12 months.
Question 5
Which referee allowed the "Hand of God" goal scored in the quarter final of the 1986 FIFA World Cup, which was part of the 2:1 score that enabled Argentina to knock England out of the Cup?
A
Romualdo Arppi Filho (Brazil)
B
Ali Bin Nasser (Tunisia)
C
Ioan Igna (Romania)
D
Jesus Diaz (Colombia)
Question 5 Explanation: 
Ali Bin Nasser (Tunisia)
Question 6
What machine devised to move people was first demonstrated in Paris in 1900?
A
Elevator
B
Escalator
C
Convertible car
D
Travelator
Question 6 Explanation: 
Escalator
Question 7
Where in London would you find an aluminium statue that is a memorial to the 7th Earl of Shaftesbury?
A
Hyde Park
B
Trafalgar Square
C
Marble Arch
D
Piccadilly Circus
Question 7 Explanation: 
Piccadilly Circus
Question 8
What is a sphygmomanometer used to measure?
A
Blood pressure
B
Breast size
C
Lion manes
D
Altitude
Question 8 Explanation: 
Blood pressure
Question 9
What was the subject of the final (20 million rupee) question on the "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?" programme that featured in the film Slumdog Millionaire?
A
What the God Rama holds in his hand
B
Which cricketer had scored the most centuries
C
The names of the three Musketeers
D
What is written under the Indian national emblem
Question 9 Explanation: 
The names of the three Musketeers
Question 10
For what is the CPSA the governing body?
A
Criminal Prosecution Service
B
The New Zealand Public Service
C
Chess in South Australia
D
English clay pigeon shooting
Question 10 Explanation: 
English clay pigeon shooting
Question 11
Which city houses the Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport?
A
Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
B
Tirupathi, Andhra Pradesh
C
Guwahati, Assam
D
Gaya, Bihar
Question 11 Explanation: 
Guwahati, Assam
Question 12
Former professional footballer Francesco Totti belongs to..........
A
Spain
B
Italy
C
Germany
D
Brazil
Question 12 Explanation: 
Italy:Francesco Totti, Ufficiale OMRI, is an Italian former professional footballer who played for Roma and the Italy national team.
Question 13
Who received the Nobel Prize in Medicine for his identification of lice as the transmitter of epidemic typhus?
A
John Logie Baird
B
Louis Pasteur
C
Charles Nicolle
D
D.Bushnell
Question 13 Explanation: 
Charles Nicolle:Charles Jules Henry Nicolle was a French bacteriologist who received the Nobel Prize in Medicine for his identification of lice as the transmitter of epidemic typhus
Question 14
What is the name for the hair that surrounds a lion's neck?
A
Leest
B
Mane
C
Efferege
D
Mean
Question 14 Explanation: 
Mane
Question 15
What is the specific name for the chain, cable, or mooring line (or a combination of these) which is attached to a ship's anchor at one end and the ship itself at the other?
A
Bowline
B
Hawser
C
Rode
D
Marlin
Question 15 Explanation: 
Rode
Question 16
In Afghanistan, Pakistan, Tajikistan and among Persian-speaking populations of Central Asia, what is the sport called that involves two teams of horse riders, a dead goat and few rules?
A
Ramadan
B
Buzkashi
C
Polo
D
Goat ball
Question 16 Explanation: 
Buzkashi
There are 16 questions to complete.

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