General knowledge quiz 1396

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Food poisoning is an umbrella term covering foodborne illness from what source or sources?
A
Bacteria
B
A virus
C
Parasites
D
Any of these
Question 1 Explanation: 
Any of these
Question 2
Who is the head of Inter-American Development Bank?
A
Luis Alberto Moreno
B
Kanayo F. Nwanze
C
Ahmad Mohamed Ali
D
Christine Lagarde
Question 2 Explanation: 
Luis Alberto Moreno Explanation:Headquarters-Washington, DC, US
Question 3
Which of these filled the position known as Prime Minister of United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland the earliest?
A
George Canning
B
Earl Grey
C
Robert Peel
D
Henry Addington
Question 3 Explanation: 
Henry Addington
Question 4
The Indus River flows the length of Pakistan and is Pakistan's main source of water for industry and drinking; where does it rise?
A
Kyrgyzstan
B
North Kashmir
C
Tajikistan
D
Tibet
Question 4 Explanation: 
Tibet
Question 5
Which of the following bank launches India's first Mobile ATM?
A
HDFC Bank
B
Axis Bank
C
ICICI Bank
D
SBI
Question 5 Explanation: 
India's largest private sector bank, ICICI launched the ''ATM on Wheels'' country first Mobile ATM, in Mumbai. It was connected to the bank through the GPRS technology.
Question 6
According to the Bible, who was freed by Pontius Pilate, thus condemning Jesus Christ to crucifixion?
A
Ben Hur
B
Brian
C
Spartacus
D
Barabbas
Question 6 Explanation: 
Barabbas
Question 7
The screenplay for which 2000 film, set against the UK miners' strike in County Durham in 1984 & 1985, was inspired in part by A. J. Cronin's novel "The Stars Look Down"?
A
Once Upon a Time in the Midlands
B
Billy Elliot
C
Starlight Hotel
D
Jerry Maguire
Question 7 Explanation: 
Billy Elliot
Question 8
Which is the painting known by Italians as "La Gioconda"?
A
Whistler's Mother
B
The Laughing Cavalier
C
Girl with a Pearl Earring
D
Mona Lisa
Question 8 Explanation: 
Mona Lisa
Question 9
The home of the drink called "bourbon" is Bourbon County. What state of the USA is it in?
A
Kentucky
B
Tennessee
C
Arkansas
D
Louisiana
Question 9 Explanation: 
Kentucky
Question 10
What is the name of the engraved stone, discovered in 1799, that provided a key to deciphering the languages of ancient Egypt?
A
Babel Stone
B
Blarney Stone
C
Rosetta Stone
D
Talking Stone
Question 10 Explanation: 
Rosetta Stone
Question 11
The fictional town of Denton in the Midlands was the setting for which British TV series?
A
Inspector Morse
B
Midsomer Murders
C
Juliet Bravo
D
A Touch of Frost
Question 11 Explanation: 
A Touch of Frost
Question 12
What is a nickname for Inverness?
A
The Capital of the Highlands
B
The Hot Scot Pot
C
The Playground of the North
D
The Windy City
Question 12 Explanation: 
The Capital of the Highlands
Question 13
The variety of coal in which the deposit contains recognisable traces of the original plant material is
A
bitumen
B
anthracite
C
lignite
D
peat
Question 14
Kullu Shawl is the product of which state of India?
A
Chhattisgrah
B
Himachal Pradesh
C
Manipur
D
Uttarakhand
Question 14 Explanation: 
Himachal Pradesh:After Kullu Shawl, Kangra Tea and Chamba Rumal, Kinnauri Shawl has become the fourth traditional product of Himachal Pradesh to get registered under Geographical Indications of Goods Act, 1999.
Question 15
Who said, at a critical time in the history of inventions, "Mr Watson, come here-I want you"?
A
Alexander Graham Bell
B
Thomas Edison
C
Guglielmo Marconi
D
Sherlock Holmes
Question 15 Explanation: 
Alexander Graham Bell
Question 16
For a problem with hair thinning or scalp malfunction which of these would be more appropriate to consult?
A
Trichomes
B
Trichinellae
C
Trichologist
D
Trichinopolist
Question 16 Explanation: 
Trichologist
There are 16 questions to complete.

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