General knowledge quiz 1430

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What was the subject of the referendum held in Australia 1999?
A
To change the number of MPs in federal government
B
To make observance of daylight saving consistent
C
To standardise railway gauges across all states
D
To become a republic
Question 1 Explanation: 
To become a republic
Question 2
What was the subtitle of the 1904 play "Peter Pan" by J M Barrie?
A
The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up
B
The Legend of the Lost Boys
C
Hook
D
Tinkerbell Pulls it Off
Question 2 Explanation: 
The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up
Question 3
..........are red in colour with a high content of iron-oxides and poor in Nitrogen and Lime
A
Desert Soil
B
Laterite Soils
C
Red Soil
D
Alluvial Soil
Question 3 Explanation: 
Laterite Soils:Laterite Soils are red in colour with a high content of iron-oxides and poor in Nitrogen and Lime
Question 4
Pachmarhi Wildlife Sanctuary is located in..........
A
Nagaland
B
Rajasthan
C
Jharkhand
D
Madhya Pradesh
Question 5
Which type of cyclone is flow from West to East embedded in the Westerly wind belt?
A
Tropical Cyclone
B
Typhoons Cyclone
C
Temperature Cyclone
D
Tornadoes Cyclone
Question 5 Explanation: 
Temperature Cyclone:Temperature Cyclone is flow from West to East embedded in the Westerly wind belt.
Question 6
The largest part of the human body is..........
A
Brain
B
Kidney
C
Skin
D
Lungs
Question 6 Explanation: 
Skin:The longest bone in the human body is the femur. The largest artery is the aorta The largest vein is the inferior vena cava. The largest internal organ is the liver.
Question 7
What was the name most often used for the tower at the north end of the Palace of Westminster in London?
A
The Monument
B
The Wren Campanile
C
Victoria Tower
D
St Stephen's Tower
Question 7 Explanation: 
St Stephen's Tower
Question 8
The author of 'The Untold Vajpayee:Politician and Paradox' is..........
A
Atal Bihari Vajpayee
B
Brajesh Mishra
C
Ullekh NP
D
Shakti Sinha
Question 8 Explanation: 
Ullekh NP:A new biography of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, one of modern India's most intriguing politicians, looks at the hardline roots behind his liberal image. The author of 'The Untold Vajpayee:Politician and Paradox', which releases on December 25, Vajpayee's 92nd birthday, Ullekh NP shares exclusive insights about his research.
Question 9
Old English fragments of poem known as "Waldere" are heroic texts concerning whom?
A
Widsith
B
Weland, smith
C
Wotan
D
Walter of Aquitaine
Question 9 Explanation: 
Walter of Aquitaine
Question 10
What is a strumpeteer?
A
An inhabitant of the town of StrUmp in Germany
B
A provider of a prostitute to a customer
C
A player of a mediaeval musical instrument
D
A prostitute
Question 10 Explanation: 
A provider of a prostitute to a customer
Question 11
What colour is a squid's blood when oxygenated?
A
Blue
B
Bright green
C
Bright red
D
Colourless
Question 11 Explanation: 
Blue
Question 12
What was invented by George de Mestral in 1957?
A
Velcro
B
Post-it notes
C
Gas lighting
D
The telephone
Question 12 Explanation: 
Velcro
Question 13
Martin Clunes and Neil Morrissey were in which politically incorrect (at least on the surface) comedy UK TV series 1992 to 1997?
A
Desmond's
B
Drop Dead Donkey
C
Goodnight Sweetheart
D
Men Behaving Badly
Question 13 Explanation: 
Men Behaving Badly
Question 14
What military slang term for members of the US Marine Corps was derived from a special collar once worn around the neck by both American and British Marines and soldiers from 1798?
A
Leathernecks
B
Ruffles
C
Nehrus
D
Wings
Question 14 Explanation: 
Leathernecks
Question 15
What distinguishes a yorker in cricket?
A
The bowler's hand does not rise above the level of the waist
B
The ball is bowled by flicking it between the thumb and a bent middle finger in order to impart spin
C
The ball is bowled to bounce at or near the batsman's feet
D
The ball is bowled to bounce and spin towards the right (for the batsman) away from leg
Question 15 Explanation: 
The ball is bowled to bounce at or near the batsman's feet
Question 16
In Victorian times, what was an item of wardrobe known as a "stovepipe"?
A
Trousers
B
Leggings
C
Shoe
D
Hat
Question 16 Explanation: 
Hat
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