General knowledge quiz 1375

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The military action popularly known as "The Charge of the Light Brigade" took place in which war?
A
Crimean War
B
World War I
C
Boer War
D
War of the Roses
Question 1 Explanation: 
Crimean War
Question 2
How much districts are there in Meghalaya?
A
11
B
2
C
5
D
9
Question 3
A charge where there is neither the transfer of ownership nor the possession is called..........
A
Pledge
B
Hypothecation
C
Mortgage
D
Lien
Question 3 Explanation: 
A charge against property for an amount of debt where neither ownership nor possession is passed to the creditor.
Question 4
Salmon is used to make which of these dishes?
A
Consomme
B
Lox
C
Vichyssoise
D
Lassi
Question 4 Explanation: 
Lox
Question 5
Mangal Pandey was related to the revolt of
A
1857
B
1860
C
1919
D
1921
Question 5 Explanation: 
Mangal Pandey was an Indian soldier who played a key part in events immediately preceding the outbreak of the Indian rebellion of 1857. Mangal Pandey was a sepoy in the 34th Bengal Native Infantry regiment of the British East India Company.
Question 6
Which king formed the first English parliament?
A
George IV
B
Richard I
C
Edward II
D
Henry III
Question 6 Explanation: 
Henry III
Question 7
What was the Pragmatic Sanction of 1713, signed by Charles VI, Habsburg ruler over a swathe of European territories and the Holy Roman Emperor, designed to achieve?
A
Centralising of the Seventeen Provinces of the Holy Roman Empire
B
A General Church Council with authority superior to that of the Pope
C
The Habsburg hereditary possessions could be inherited by a daughter
D
Removal of the independence of the French clergy
Question 7 Explanation: 
The Habsburg hereditary possessions could be inherited by a daughter
Question 8
Who is M's secretary in the James Bond series?
A
Mrs Currency
B
Miss Fortune
C
Miss Moneypenny
D
Miss Stipend
Question 8 Explanation: 
Miss Moneypenny
Question 9
Thom Yorke is the lead singer for which band?
A
R E M
B
Radiohead
C
Blink 182
D
Travis
Question 9 Explanation: 
Radiohead
Question 10
Who, known primarily for dreamy, other-worldly scenes, painted his first album cover in 1968 for "Gun", in 1971 began a partnership with the progressive rock band "Yes" and created covers for "Budgie", "Uriah Heep" & "Gentle Giant"?
A
Robert Fraser
B
Roger Dean
C
Peter Blake
D
Andy Warhol
Question 10 Explanation: 
Roger Dean
Question 11
The temperature inversion is
A
whenever the normal decrease of atmospheric temperature
B
when the decrease in temperature or moisture or both takes place
C
whenever the normal decrease of atmospheric temperature or moisture or both change with height over a short vertical interval
D
All of the above
Question 12
Which of these is a Shakespearean character?
A
McKee
B
McCartney
C
Macintosh
D
Macbeth
Question 12 Explanation: 
Macbeth
Question 13
A World Team Cup first held in 1987 and, since 1991, biennially in (among others) Australia, the USA, Germany, Japan, New Zealand is in what sport?
A
Cheese rolling
B
Wife carrying
C
Boomerang throwing
D
Gumboot throwing
Question 13 Explanation: 
Boomerang throwing
Question 14
What is the World Wide Web?
A
A computer game
B
A software program
C
The part of the Internet that enables information-sharing via interconnected pages
D
Another name for the Internet
Question 14 Explanation: 
The World Wide Web is a subset of the Internet. Specifically, the Web is a collection of documents and applications residing on Internet servers around the world.
Question 15
Who was the first black woman, second African American, and the second woman to serve as U S Secretary of State?
A
Condoleeza Rice
B
Hillary Rodham Clinton
C
Madeleine Albright
D
Colin Powell
Question 15 Explanation: 
Condoleeza Rice
Question 16
Which of these processes involves inserting needle tips in the skin?
A
Homeopathy
B
Cupping
C
Acupuncture
D
Iridology
Question 16 Explanation: 
Acupuncture
There are 16 questions to complete.

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