General knowledge quiz 1442

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The international abbreviation "CH" represents which country?
A
Switzerland
B
Czechoslovakia
C
Chad
D
Iceland
Question 1 Explanation: 
Switzerland
Question 2
How many Lok Sabha seats does Goa have?
A
16
B
2
C
11
D
15
Question 3
The Spicebush Swallowtail, Small White, Common Jezebel, Karner Blue, Red Pierrot and Duke of Burgundy are varieties of what?
A
Rose
B
Cow
C
Butterfly
D
Deer
Question 3 Explanation: 
Butterfly
Question 4
The woolsack is a seat for the president, the Lord Chancellor, of which group?
A
US Congress
B
Masons
C
House of Commons
D
House of Lords
Question 4 Explanation: 
House of Lords
Question 5
What celebrity couple had a daughter named Frances Bean?
A
Kurt Cobain & Courtney Love
B
Annie Lennox and Dave Mathews
C
Paul McCartney and Heather Mills
D
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie
Question 5 Explanation: 
Kurt Cobain & Courtney Love
Question 6
What is a leotard?
A
Inter-galactic space flight
B
Dead lion
C
Close fitting dance costume
D
A lion with brain damage
Question 6 Explanation: 
Close fitting dance costume
Question 7
Who married Taylor Hackford (the director of "White Nights", in which she appeared), her partner since 1986, on 31 December 1997?
A
Helen Mirren
B
Judi Dench
C
Maggie Smith
D
Wendy Richards
Question 7 Explanation: 
Helen Mirren
Question 8
In 2014 and 2015 Sierra Leone, Guinea, Liberia, Senegal, Nigeria and the Democratic Republic of Congo were, sadly, linked by what?
A
Mourning for air crash victims
B
An epidemic of infections from the Ebola virus
C
The bottom's falling out of the futures market
D
Prolonged and major forest fires
Question 8 Explanation: 
An epidemic of infections from the Ebola virus
Question 9
Who was the other half of the Bouquet household, played by actor Clive Swift, in the UK TV comedy series "Keeping Up Appearances"?
A
Richard
B
Onslow
C
Sheridan
D
Hyacinth
Question 9 Explanation: 
Richard
Question 10
The absorption of ink by blotting paper involves
A
viscosity of ink
B
capillary action phenomenon
C
diffusion of ink through the blotting
D
siphon action
Question 11
What draws about 2 million migratory and nesting birds each year to the alkaline and highly saline Lake Mono in California?
A
It is the only flat resting place for over a thousand miles in any direction
B
A nearby fresh water spring, the only water in the wide desert on the migratory route
C
Shrimp and flies which feed in the lake's waters
D
The National Science Foundation monitoring station for the lake feeds them
Question 11 Explanation: 
Shrimp and flies which feed in the lake's waters
Question 12
As a part of the preparation for Mars Exploration Mission, Which country will build a Martian village (simulating the environmental conditions on Mars)?
A
Japan
B
USA
C
Australia
D
China
Question 12 Explanation: 
As a part of its preparation for Mars Exploration Mission, China will build a Martian village (simulating the environmental conditions on Mars) in Qinghai Province. The upcoming Martian village will be constructed in the red rock area of the Qaidam basin in western Qinghai. Owing to the red rocky area, Qaidam basin is recognised as ''the most Martian place on Earth.'' The Martian Village will be spread across 702 hectares of land and will entail an investment of USD 130 million.
Question 13
Who composed "Air on the G String"?
A
George Gershwin
B
Georges Bizet
C
Mstislav Rostropovich
D
Johann Sebastian Bach
Question 13 Explanation: 
Johann Sebastian Bach
Question 14
Where would one find a hypotenuse?
A
Under the wing of a chicken
B
In the roof of a wooden building
C
As part of a right angled triangle
D
In a vehicle's gearbox
Question 14 Explanation: 
As part of a right angled triangle
Question 15
Which mountains are between Lake Champlain and the St Lawrence, in the state of New York, USA?
A
Adirondacks
B
Alleghenies
C
Rockies
D
Sierra Nevada
Question 15 Explanation: 
Adirondacks
Question 16
Which word means "to refuse to take part"?
A
Boycott
B
Botham
C
Warne
D
Fleming
Question 16 Explanation: 
Boycott
There are 16 questions to complete.

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