General knowledge quiz 1290

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
He led the Kuomintang for five decades, was born in Zhejiang on the east coast of China and died in Taipei; who was he?
A
Jiang Zemin
B
Sun Yat-sen (1866-1925)
C
Chiang Kai-shek (1887-1975)
D
Deng Xiaoping (1904-1997)
Question 1 Explanation: 
Chiang Kai-shek (1887-1975)
Question 2
The least distance of distinct vision is..........
A
25cm
B
20m
C
15cm
D
10m
Question 2 Explanation: 
25cm:The least distance of distinct vision is 25cm. This distance is about 25 cm from the eye.
Question 3
In what sport do the tests include an "away drive", "shedding", "singling", a "cross drive" and a "double lift"?
A
Bungee jumping
B
Weightlifting
C
Golf
D
Sheepdog trialling
Question 3 Explanation: 
Sheepdog trialling
Question 4
What is the name given to 1 April, which, according to ancient custom, is still marked in many countries by carrying out hoaxes and other practical jokes of varying sophistication?
A
Christmas
B
Halloween
C
Thanksgiving
D
April Fools Day
Question 4 Explanation: 
April Fools Day
Question 5
Which of these affects the human stomach?
A
Lateral epicondylitis
B
Gingivitis
C
Tinea
D
Peritonitis
Question 5 Explanation: 
Peritonitis
Question 6
Which compound on the surface of Mars makes it appear red?
A
Hydrogen diooxide
B
Sulphuric acid
C
Iron oxide
D
Ochre
Question 6 Explanation: 
Iron oxide
Question 7
'The Girl On The Train' is written by whom?
A
Paula Hawkins
B
Kunal Purandare
C
John Grisham
D
Sarah Gerad
Question 7 Explanation: 
Paula Hawkins:The Girl on the Train is a psychological thriller novel by British author Paula Hawkins. The novel debuted at No. 1 on The New York Times Fiction Best Sellers of 2015 list dated February 1, 2015
Question 8
In the nursery rhyme where we find the Queen eating bread and honey, what is the king doing?
A
Looking out on the Feast of Stephen
B
Listening to a violin trio, smoking
C
Parading his horses and men
D
Counting his money
Question 8 Explanation: 
Counting his money
Question 9
Which president of the USA faced impeachment proceedings over his activities with Monica Lewinsky?
A
John F Kennedy
B
George Washington
C
Richard Nixon
D
Bill Clinton
Question 9 Explanation: 
Bill Clinton
Question 10
What is a synonym for "overweight"?
A
Ovate
B
Oblate
C
Obese
D
Oblique
Question 10 Explanation: 
Obese
Question 11
Which South American water rat is the world's largest rodent, growing to over 4 feet long?
A
Capybara
B
Agouti
C
Coyphilla
D
Coypu
Question 11 Explanation: 
Capybara
Question 12
At midnight on 30 June 2012 a change was made to a system which affected all countries. What was it?
A
The UN recognised the Action Group for Syria as a decision-making authority
B
Governmental annual report dates for the subsequent year were changed to 31 March
C
The Libor system in banks was dismantled globally
D
A leap second was added to the universal time record (UTC)
Question 12 Explanation: 
A leap second was added to the universal time record (UTC)
Question 13
Lake Louise and Fairview Mountain are tourist attractions in which country?
A
Canada
B
New Zealand
C
South Africa
D
Australia
Question 13 Explanation: 
Canada
Question 14
The oldest still operating national parliament in Europe governs which country?
A
Leon
B
Poland
C
England
D
Iceland
Question 14 Explanation: 
Iceland
Question 15
Why could a missing "ha'porth of tar", in the phrase "to spoil the ship for a ha'porth of tar", cause a problem?
A
Leave the sheep open to destructive flystrike
B
Fail to stop a leak which would sink the ship
C
Fail to provide the last touch to cement a friendship
D
Put a drop of something toxic in a relationship
Question 15 Explanation: 
Leave the sheep open to destructive flystrike
Question 16
The largest west flowing river Narmada is rising from which state?
A
Madhya Pradesh
B
Kerala
C
Manipur
D
Punjab
Question 16 Explanation: 
Madhya Pradesh
There are 16 questions to complete.

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