General knowledge quiz 1330

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
On the Christian calendar, what is the name for the Sunday before Easter?
A
Palm Sunday
B
Whitsunday
C
Mothering Sunday
D
Easter Sunday
Question 1 Explanation: 
Palm Sunday
Question 2
Who is second in the line of US presidential succession, following the Vice President?
A
Governor of New York State
B
President pro tempore ofthe Senate
C
Speaker of the House of Representatives
D
Mayor of the District of Columbia
Question 2 Explanation: 
Speaker of the House of Representatives
Question 3
What is orf?
A
Alopecia in goats and sheep
B
A form of mediaeval instrumental music
C
A viral skin infection, primarily in sheep and goats
D
Ecclesiastical script
Question 3 Explanation: 
A viral skin infection, primarily in sheep and goats
Question 4
Which cricketer scored 158 runs in 2005 to secure the ashes for England?
A
Ricky Ponting
B
Kevin Pietersen
C
Stephen Fleming
D
Glenn McGrath
Question 4 Explanation: 
Kevin Pietersen
Question 5
What was the signature tune of 1950s popular pianist Winifred Attwell?
A
The Sting
B
Baby Elephant Walk
C
Black and White Rag
D
Blueberry Hill
Question 5 Explanation: 
Black and White Rag
Question 6
How did Faisal Shahzad make the news in May 2010?
A
A Jamaican drug lord, the cause of riots in Kingston
B
Pilot of a plane that crashed near Mangalore, India
C
Became King of Saudi Arabia
D
As the "Times Square bomber"
Question 6 Explanation: 
As the "Times Square bomber"
Question 7
Which of these programmes was a winner of a British Academy Television Award in 1999?
A
The Vicar of Dibley
B
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?
C
Brookside
D
Jonathan Creek
Question 7 Explanation: 
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?
Question 8
Where is Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary located?
A
Haryana
B
Uttar Pradesh
C
Goa
D
Tamil Nadu
Question 8 Explanation: 
Goa
Question 9
As per constitution any one can be appointed as a minister (even Prime minister) by the president. If they are not members of Parliament, he can enjoy the power for a duration of
A
9 months
B
6 months
C
12 months
D
3 months
Question 9 Explanation: 
6 months:The President may appoint any chief member of the Council of Ministers, these being the prime minister and the cabinet members, if they are not members of Parliament for a duration of six months. After that time, the minister must secure his position through election. During this time, the cabinet members will not be able to vote in Parliament.
Question 10
What name is given to describes the phenomenon of the gradual mixing of two different substances which are in contact?
A
Diffusion
B
Diffraction
C
Refraction
D
Debacle
Question 10 Explanation: 
Diffusion
Question 11
What was the name for a foul smell believed to carry diseases, since discredited by the discovery of infectious agents?
A
Seepage
B
Majorca
C
Moa Point
D
Miasma
Question 11 Explanation: 
Miasma
Question 12
Darwin, Cottage, May and Parrot are varieties of what?
A
Cat
B
Yarrow
C
Tulip
D
Narcissus
Question 12 Explanation: 
Tulip
Question 13
Major R.S. Brar is associated with
A
Boxing
B
Golf
C
Equestrian
D
Tennis
Question 14
Who is the present chairman of SEBI?
A
U.K.Singh
B
C.B.Bhave
C
D.R.Mehta
D
Ajay Tyagi
Question 15
Who wrote "Farewell To Arms" (published 1929), "For Whom The Bell Tolls" (1940), and received a Pulitzer and Nobel Prize for Literature for "The Old Man And The Sea" (1952)?
A
John Steinbeck
B
Ernest Hemingway
C
William Faulkner
D
Pearl S. Buck
Question 15 Explanation: 
Ernest Hemingway
Question 16
Who was the first British monarch to make a Christmas broadcast to the nation?
A
George I
B
George V
C
George IV
D
George III
Question 16 Explanation: 
George V
There are 16 questions to complete.

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