General knowledge quiz 1362

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Where was the yo-yo invented?
A
France
B
United States
C
Philippines
D
England
Question 1 Explanation: 
The yo-yo was first used by hunters as weapons. They were wooden disks on strings. In the 1920s, a man from the U.S. named Donald Duncan made the yo-yo into a toy after he visited the Philippines.
Question 2
In the Roman calendar, what was the 7th day called for the months of March, May, July and October?
A
Nones
B
Septimus
C
Ides
D
Plutarch's Day
Question 2 Explanation: 
Nones
Question 3
Which band, which at the time comprised Jim Kerr, Charlie Burchill, Michael MacNeil, Mel Gaynor and John Giblin, had hit records with "Alive & Kicking", "Sanctify Yourself", "Ghostdancing" and "All the Things She Said"?
A
Scrambled Brains
B
Snapped Neurons
C
Muddle Heads
D
Simple Minds
Question 3 Explanation: 
Simple Minds
Question 4
When did twerking arrive on the American music scene?
A
2006
B
2013
C
2011
D
1990s
Question 4 Explanation: 
1990s
Question 5
The League of Nations was established to promote collective security, arbitration of international disputes, reduction of armaments and open diplomacy; when was this?
A
Immediately following World War II (1939-45)
B
Immediately following World War I (1914-18)
C
Immediately following the Crimean War (1853-56)
D
Immediately following the Balkan Wars (1912-13)
Question 5 Explanation: 
Immediately following World War I (1914-18)
Question 6
Who is the author of ' Speed Post'?
A
Shobha De
B
V.P.Singh
C
Arunima Sinha
D
Amish Tripathi
Question 6 Explanation: 
Shobha De:Speedpost is a book written in 1999 by Shobha De. The book is a series of letters to her six children, either grown, or nearly so
Question 7
What does a spelunker do as a hobby?
A
Parachute jumps
B
Collect autographs
C
Make pottery
D
Explore caves
Question 7 Explanation: 
Explore caves
Question 8
Fermentation of milk to curd is due to..........
A
Pseudomonas
B
Micrococci
C
Sporogenes
D
Lactobacillus
Question 8 Explanation: 
Lactobacillus:Milk is converted into curd by the process of fermentation. When milk is heated and little curd is added the-the curd containing Lactobacillus multiplies in milk and thus milk is converted into curd.
Question 9
In which sport is a contest called honbasho or basho?
A
Sumo wrestling
B
Curling
C
Judo
D
Lacrosse
Question 9 Explanation: 
Sumo wrestling
Question 10
..........are redeemable at a group of clearly identified merchants that contract specifically with the issuer to accept the payment instrument.
A
Closed System Payment Instruments
B
Semi-closed System Payment Instruments
C
Open System Payment Instruments
D
Semi-Open System Payment Instruments
Question 10 Explanation: 
Semi-closed System Payment Instruments are redeemable at a group of clearly identified merchants that contract specifically with the issuer to accept the payment instrument
Question 11
With which sport is Sebastian Loeb associated?
A
Car rallying
B
Bowls
C
Skateboarding
D
Rollerball
Question 11 Explanation: 
Car rallying
Question 12
What was the 1911 Xinhai Revolution directly intended to achieve?
A
Overthrow of China's last imperial dynasty
B
Removal of Sun Yat-sen from the Kuomintang
C
Establishment of Chiang Kaishek and the Chinese Communist Party in power in China
D
The independence of Mongolia
Question 12 Explanation: 
Overthrow of China's last imperial dynasty
Question 13
What is the first on the list if these words are sorted based on the penultimate letter of each word?
A
March
B
January
C
April
D
June
Question 13 Explanation: 
March
Question 14
Who coined the term "Big Bang" to explain the difference between it and his theory of the "steady state" expanding universe?
A
Sir Fred Hoyle
B
Arthur C Clarke
C
Stephen Hawking
D
Carl Sagan
Question 14 Explanation: 
Sir Fred Hoyle
Question 15
Kanker Palace is situated in which of the following state?
A
Tripura
B
Meghalaya
C
Chhattisgarh
D
Rajasthan
Question 15 Explanation: 
Chhattisgarh:Kanker Palace is a heritage hotel at Kanker (Chhattisgarh), a mid-way point between Raipur and Jagdalpur.
Question 16
Wackford Squeers, headmaster of "Dotheboys Hall", appears in which book by Charles Dickens?
A
The Old Curiosity Shop
B
Nicholas Nickleby
C
Oliver Twist
D
The Pickwick Papers
Question 16 Explanation: 
Nicholas Nickleby
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