General knowledge quiz 1260

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What is the name of the garden created in the 1930s by Vita Sackville-West and her husband Harold Nicolson that is designed as a series of "rooms", each with a different character of colour and/or theme, divided by high clipped hedges and pink brick walls?
A
Glastonbury
B
Sissinghurst
C
Marlborough
D
Badminton
Question 1 Explanation: 
Sissinghurst
Question 2
Who wrote "Other people see things and say:why?-but I dream things that never were and say:why not?"
A
George Bernard Shaw
B
Robert Kennedy
C
Oscar Wilde
D
Noel Coward
Question 2 Explanation: 
George Bernard Shaw
Question 3
Which of these is a simplified form of poker?
A
Five Card Brag
B
Six Card Skite
C
Seven Card Liar
D
Four Card Boast
Question 3 Explanation: 
Five Card Brag
Question 4
What do Seung-Hui Cho, Thomas Watt Hamilton, Robert Steinhauser, Charles Joseph Whitman, Tim Kretschmer, Marc Lepine, Dylan Bennet Klebold, Eric David Harris, Farda Gadirov, Bai Ningyang and Walter Seifert have in common?
A
They carried out massacres at schools
B
They captained dodgeball teams
C
They were members of US Olympic table tennis teams
D
They were policemen accused of racial bias during arrests
Question 4 Explanation: 
They carried out massacres at schools
Question 5
Who did The Rock beat to win his first WWE Title?
A
Triple H
B
Stone Cold Steve Austin
C
Mankind
D
Bret Hart
Question 5 Explanation: 
This happened at the 1998 edition of "Survivor Series". They had a tournament to determine the WWE Champion. Mankind and The Rock made it to the finals. The Rock won after using a Sharpshooter. Mankind didn't quit but Vince McMahon called for the bell. This was in reference to what he did to Bret Hart the previous year.
Question 6
Bituminous coal contain..........of Carbon
A
50%
B
80%
C
70%
D
60%
Question 6 Explanation: 
80%:Bituminous coal(80% C)or black coal is a relatively softcoal containing a tarlike substance calledbitumen. It is of higher quality than lignite coal but of poorer quality than anthracite.
Question 7
Which Dutch artist painted "Sunflowers" and was the subject of a pop song by Don McLaine?
A
Thomas Gainsborough
B
Rembrandt
C
Jackson Pollock
D
Vincent van Gogh
Question 7 Explanation: 
Vincent van Gogh
Question 8
US TV personality Jerry Springer was once mayor of which city?
A
Cincinatti
B
Mexico City
C
New York
D
Chicago
Question 8 Explanation: 
Cincinatti
Question 9
Ashley Jensen played Maggie Jacobs in which TV series?
A
Extras
B
The Forsyte Saga
C
Spooks
D
Upstairs and Downstairs
Question 9 Explanation: 
Extras
Question 10
When F.W.de Klerk, State President of South Africa from 1989 to 1994, left office which of these was NOT an achievement of his presidency?
A
The official end of apartheid in South Africa
B
Nuclear disarmament in South Africa
C
Nelson Mandela's release from prison
D
The Truth and Reconciliation Commission
Question 10 Explanation: 
The Truth and Reconciliation Commission
Question 11
Which of these is another word for the thumb?
A
Thorax
B
Caster
C
Pollex
D
Hallux
Question 11 Explanation: 
Pollex
Question 12
Which of these is a playing position in rugby union?
A
Stay
B
Column
C
Shoring
D
Prop
Question 12 Explanation: 
Prop
Question 13
Debrigarh Wildlife Sanctuary located in..........
A
Nagaland
B
Maharashtra
C
Assam
D
Odisha
Question 14
Taungya is a form of agroforestry system originated from which country?
A
India
B
Russia
C
Italy
D
Burma
Question 14 Explanation: 
Burma:Taungya system is a form of agroforestry system in which short term crops are grown in the early years of the plantation of a woody perennials species in order to utilize the land, control weeds, reduce establishment costs, generate early income and stimulate the development of the woody perennials species.
Question 15
A "Howitzer" is a type of what?
A
Aeroplane
B
Dog
C
Gun
D
Cooked duck
Question 15 Explanation: 
Gun
Question 16
Andalusia, Aragon, Asturias, Cantabria, Catalunya and Navarre are all autonomous communities of which country?
A
France
B
Brazil
C
Italy
D
Spain
Question 16 Explanation: 
Spain
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