General knowledge quiz 142

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
When were the bound feet known as "lotus feet" officially banned in China in a law which has not subsequently been rescinded?
A
1912
B
1950
C
1664
D
1902
Question 1 Explanation: 
1912
Question 2
After a Facebook campaign to make it the number 1 UK single in December 2009, "Killing In The Name" by which band set a record for most downloads in a single week, selling over 500, 000 copies?
A
Blink 182
B
Rage Against the Machine
C
R E M
D
Coldplay
Question 2 Explanation: 
Rage Against the Machine
Question 3
What was invented by Elias Howe in 1846 and improved by Isaac Merritt Singer?
A
Weaving loom
B
Dishwasher
C
Sewing machine
D
Sausage-making machine
Question 3 Explanation: 
Sewing machine
Question 4
What shape are the 20 faces of a icosahedron?
A
Squares
B
Triangles
C
Pentagons
D
Hexagons
Question 4 Explanation: 
Triangles
Question 5
..........enjoys a federal form of Government
A
Russia
B
USA
C
Australia
D
Canada
Question 5 Explanation: 
USA:The United States of America is an example of a federal state.
Question 6
In which country is Lake Como?
A
Germany
B
Portugal
C
Italy
D
Greece
Question 6 Explanation: 
Italy
Question 7
At present only..........states have a bicameral legislature
A
7
B
9
C
10
D
14
Question 7 Explanation: 
7:At present only 7 states have a bicameral legislature-Bihar, J& K, Karnataka, Maharashtra, UP, Telangana and AP
Question 8
Who won the F.I.M. World Championship 500cc motocross title in 1996?
A
Peter Johansson
B
Joel Smets
C
Darryl King
D
Shayne King
Question 8 Explanation: 
Shayne King
Question 9
What was created by the Lateran Treaty signed by Italy in 1929?
A
Fascism
B
Israel
C
Ethiopia
D
Vatican City
Question 9 Explanation: 
Vatican City
Question 10
The Non-Aligned Movement(NAM) was founded in Belgrade in..........
A
1985
B
1972
C
1961
D
1993
Question 10 Explanation: 
1961:The Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) is a group of states which are not formally aligned with or against any major power bloc. As of 2012, the movement has 120 members. The organization was founded in Belgrade in 1961.
Question 11
National Remote Sensing Agency (NRSA) was setup in
A
1980
B
1985
C
1990
D
1995
Question 12
'Kathakali' is a folk dance prevalent in which state?
A
Karnataka
B
Orissa
C
Kerala
D
Manipur
Question 13
In which of the followings places was the last Winter Olympics Games held?
A
Albertville
B
Lillehammer
C
Sochi, Russia
D
Salt Lake City (USA)
Question 14
What play does the character Blanche Dubois appear in?
A
School for Women
B
Death of a Salesman
C
A Streetcar Named Desire
D
Noises Off
Question 14 Explanation: 
A Streetcar Named Desire
Question 15
Under what name are the participants in the UK TV series "QI" currently known?
A
WordBirds
B
Aunt Sallies
C
Whack-a-moles
D
Bantermeisters
Question 15 Explanation: 
Bantermeisters
Question 16
In the 1700s, who would pay the postage fee for letters before the stamp was invented?
A
The sender
B
There was no fee
C
The receiver of the letter
D
The post office
Question 16 Explanation: 
Later in 1840, Rowland Hill invented the stamp, which was paid for by the sender, not the receiver.
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