General knowledge quiz 1293

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The premier rugby union tournament known as the Currie Cup since 1892 is held in which country?
A
South Africa
B
Zimbabwe (initially Rhodesia)
C
Australia
D
New Zealand
Question 1 Explanation: 
South Africa
Question 2
Which is the capital city of New Zealand?
A
Wellington
B
Canberra
C
Russell
D
Auckland
Question 2 Explanation: 
Wellington
Question 3
'Manodhairya Yojana' was launched by
A
Central Government
B
Maharashtra
C
Gujarat
D
Haryana
Question 3 Explanation: 
Maharashtra:The scheme, called 'Manodhairya Yojana', was launched on 2 October, 2013 and envisages providing between Rs 2 and 3 lakh to the survivor.It was launched by Maharshtra Government.
Question 4
Who discovered the moons of Saturn called Mimas and Enceladus between 1781 and 1789?
A
Huygens
B
Cassini
C
Herschel
D
Asaph Hall
Question 4 Explanation: 
Herschel
Question 5
The "Missouri Compromise" allowed which state to join the USA in 1820 to balance the admission of Missouri?
A
Maryland
B
Minnesota
C
Maine
D
Mississippi
Question 5 Explanation: 
Maine
Question 6
Chewing gum is made from which of the following?
A
Spice
B
Polystyrene
C
Runny
D
Latex
Question 6 Explanation: 
Latex:chewing gum was made of a substance called chicle mixed with flavorings.Chicle is a latex sap that comes from the sapodilla tree (native to Central America).
Question 7
Which planet is named after the Greek god of the sky?
A
Jupiter
B
Mars
C
Uranus
D
Saturn
Question 7 Explanation: 
Uranus
Question 8
What musical has the characters Roxie Hart, Velma Kelly, Billy Flynn, Matron "Mama" Morton, Amos Hart, Mary Sunshine, Fred Casely, Mrs. Borusewicz, Harrison and Go-to-Hell Kitty Baxter?
A
Chicago
B
Rocky Horror Show
C
Little Shop of Horrors
D
Oklahoma!
Question 8 Explanation: 
Chicago
Question 9
Who starred in the silent film "The General"?
A
Peter Sellers
B
Buster Keaton
C
Michael Caine
D
Jerry Lewis
Question 9 Explanation: 
Buster Keaton
Question 10
Which country is the biggest producer of corn?
A
Russia
B
China
C
USA
D
Brazil
Question 10 Explanation: 
USA
Question 11
Saliva helps in digestion of..........
A
Carbohydrate
B
Protein
C
Starch
D
Fat
Question 11 Explanation: 
Starch:The digestive functions of saliva include moistening food andhelping to create a food bolus.
Question 12
Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence (SETI) is the collective name for a number of activities to search for extra-terrestrial life using scientific methods to search for what, specifically?
A
Space ships
B
Blinking lights
C
Electromagnetic transmissions
D
Buildings being erected on other planets
Question 12 Explanation: 
Electromagnetic transmissions
Question 13
Who had a torrid time with Lancashire in 2000?
A
Sachin Tendulkar
B
Nayan Mongia
C
Javagal Srinath
D
Saurav Ganguly
Question 13 Explanation: 
Saurav was signed as a replacement for wizard of off spin, Muttiah Muralitharan.
Question 14
State government securities managed and serviced by..........
A
GOI
B
RBI
C
SEBI
D
NABARD
Question 14 Explanation: 
State government securities managed and serviced by RBI.
Question 15
The excavation of what city, destroyed in 79AD, was begun in 1748?
A
Carthage
B
Athens
C
Pompeii
D
Troy
Question 15 Explanation: 
Pompeii
Question 16
Whose 2006 album "Back to Black" had 6 Grammy Award nominations and five wins, tying the record for the most wins by a female artist in a single night, and made her the first British singer to win 5 Grammys?
A
Lily Allen
B
Amy Winehouse
C
Dusty Springfield
D
Cilla Black
Question 16 Explanation: 
Amy Winehouse
There are 16 questions to complete.

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