General knowledge quiz 1303

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
In simple terms, what is "Bode's Law"?
A
If there are two possible explanations, choose the one with the fewer assumptions
B
Planets that have irregular orbits break up into asteroid belts
C
If anything can go wrong, it will
D
Bodies in the solar system orbit at regular distances which can be calculated mathematically
Question 1 Explanation: 
Bodies in the solar system orbit at regular distances which can be calculated mathematically
Question 2
Cyrus the Great of Persia, for his religious tolerance, power and skill the only non-Jew to be acclaimed as the Messiah, founded the Achaemenid Empire in the 6th century BCE which stretched how far?
A
Italy in the west to Afghanistan in the east
B
Iraq in the west to Afghanistan in the east
C
Mesopotamia and Egypt in the west to Kazakhstan in the east
D
Asia Minor in the west to the northwestern areas of India in the east
Question 2 Explanation: 
Asia Minor in the west to the northwestern areas of India in the east
Question 3
In cricket, what term is used to describe the situation when a batsman is "out" from the first ball in both innings?
A
Pair
B
King pair
C
Bronze duck
D
Silver duck
Question 3 Explanation: 
King pair
Question 4
Herbert Hoover and his wife Lou Henry Hoover often had public conversations in which language so that people could not eavesdrop on them?
A
Spanish
B
Mandarin Chinese
C
German
D
French
Question 4 Explanation: 
Mandarin Chinese
Question 5
In 1930, Rafael Leonidas Trujillo Molina began a thirty-one year dictatorship of where?
A
Honduras
B
Nicaragua
C
Dominican Republic
D
Guatemala
Question 5 Explanation: 
Dominican Republic
Question 6
Which of these might have a piilion passenger on board?
A
Van
B
Taxi
C
Motorcycle
D
Skateboard
Question 6 Explanation: 
Motorcycle
Question 7
Taste buds detect the five known elements of taste perception, two of which are "sweet" and "savoury". Which of these is not one of the others?
A
Sour
B
Bitter
C
Tangy
D
Salty
Question 7 Explanation: 
Tangy
Question 8
What is the role of WTO (World Trade Organisation)?
A
To settle trade disputes between nations
B
To widen the principal of free trade to sectors such as services and agriculture
C
both (a) and (b)
D
None of the above
Question 9
On 15 December 1940, whose remains (except for his heart, intestines and viscera) were transferred from Vienna to the dome of Les Invalides in Paris as a "gift" to France by Adolf Hitler?
A
Napoleon III
B
Napoleon I
C
Napoleon II
D
Napoleon IV
Question 9 Explanation: 
Napoleon II
Question 10
"Trigger" was the name of the horse belonging to which film cowboy?
A
Lone Ranger
B
Gene Autry
C
Roy Rogers
D
Billy the Kid
Question 10 Explanation: 
Roy Rogers
Question 11
When the Indonesian government in 2017 was contemplating moving its capital from Jakarta on the island of Java, what was one of the reasons published?
A
The crime problem was beyond control
B
Jakarta is sinking
C
It was not possible to guard the city adequately from terrorist threat
D
The government decided Jakarta was not close enough to central in the islands
Question 11 Explanation: 
Jakarta is sinking
Question 12
Mastitis is a complaint affecting what?
A
Dairy cows
B
Hydroelectric dams
C
Automated production lines
D
Broadcasting aerials
Question 12 Explanation: 
Dairy cows
Question 13
What name is given to the unnatural fear of death?
A
Homophobia
B
Androphobia
C
Thanatophobia
D
Xenophobia
Question 13 Explanation: 
Thanatophobia
Question 14
Breadcrumbs are the outermost layer of which dish?
A
Waldorf salad
B
Veal Marengo
C
Steak Tartare
D
Chicken Kiev
Question 14 Explanation: 
Chicken Kiev
Question 15
Which was the first country to withdraw from CENTO?
A
Iraq
B
Afghanistan
C
Turkey
D
U.K.
Question 16
Which peoples are native to the Aleutian Islands, Kodiak Island, the lower Alaska and Kenai Peninsulas, and Prince William Sound in Alaska?
A
Kodaks
B
Aleuts
C
Kenaiti
D
Tlingons
Question 16 Explanation: 
Aleuts
There are 16 questions to complete.

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