General knowledge quiz 1465

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
In "necromancy" the practitioner seeks to do what?
A
Seduce as many people as possible
B
Dig up bodies and take them on holiday
C
Bite the neck of someone close to them
D
Summon the spirit of a deceased person or to raise them bodily
Question 1 Explanation: 
Summon the spirit of a deceased person or to raise them bodily
Question 2
To roquet in a game what must a player do?
A
Hit one ball into another
B
Hit a ball through a hoop
C
Ricochet one ball off another into a third
D
Hit a ball out of the grounds
Question 2 Explanation: 
Hit one ball into another
Question 3
Yelena Isinbayeva broke her first World record in 2003 and continued to break records until 2009 in what sport?
A
Women's Pole Vault
B
Marathon
C
Skiing
D
Surfing
Question 3 Explanation: 
Women's Pole Vault
Question 4
What are "Non piu andrai", "O Isis und Osiris" and "Madamina, il catalogo e questo"?
A
Mottoes of Italian army regiments
B
Poems by Lawrence Ferlinghetti
C
Arias for bass voice
D
The opening words of every papal speech since 1275
Question 4 Explanation: 
Arias for bass voice
Question 5
Which of these is a small spherical seed which, though botanically a fruit, is treated as a vegetable in cooking?
A
Carrot
B
Pea
C
Broccoli
D
Potato
Question 5 Explanation: 
Pea
Question 6
What is the longest river in Ireland?
A
Shannon
B
Nile
C
Rhine
D
Thames
Question 6 Explanation: 
Shannon
Question 7
The book named 'Death under the Deodars:The Adventures of Miss Ripley-Bean' has been written by
A
John Ruskin
B
John Matthew
C
Vikram Seth
D
Ruskin Bond
Question 7 Explanation: 
Ruskin Bond:Indian author of British descent, Ruskin Bond has released his new collection of stories titled 'Death under the Deodars:The Adventures of Miss Ripley-Bean'. The book consisting of 8 fresh thriller stories is set in the popular holiday destination, Mussoorie, in the bygone era of 1960-70.
Question 8
The Great Barrier Reef lies off which country?
A
Anchorage
B
Australia
C
Hong Kong
D
Heathrow
Question 8 Explanation: 
Australia
Question 9
By what name was Shane Fenton better known as a performer in the 1970s and 1980s?
A
Adam (with the Ants)
B
Alvin Stardust
C
Eden Kane
D
Shakin' Stevens
Question 9 Explanation: 
Alvin Stardust
Question 10
What phrase means "let the buyer beware"?
A
Caveat emptor
B
Ipso facto
C
In excelsis
D
In medias res
Question 10 Explanation: 
Caveat emptor
Question 11
Where is the classic English horse race, the One Thousand Guineas for 3 year old fillies, run?
A
Goodwood
B
Aintree
C
Ascot
D
Newmarket
Question 11 Explanation: 
Newmarket
Question 12
What feature did online entertainment company Netflix controversially bring to Cannes Film Festival 2017?
A
Shimmer Lake
B
13 Reasons Why
C
Okja
D
To the Bone
Question 12 Explanation: 
Okja
Question 13
A QR, or quick response, barcode is a machine-readable label, and encodes virtually any type of data including the standardised modes of alphanumeric, binary, numeric and what other kind?
A
Colour
B
Graphics
C
Kanji
D
Ashuri alphabet
Question 13 Explanation: 
Kanji
Question 14
How are the fields of study of myrmecology, isopterology and melittology similar?
A
They relate to Cretaceous reptiles
B
They are studies of various metals
C
They all relate to insects
D
They are studies of fish parasites
Question 14 Explanation: 
They all relate to insects
Question 15
What was the cause of strikes and rioting across France in October 2010?
A
The reinstatement of border controls
B
Increased tax on wine
C
Religious persecution of Muslims
D
Pension reform
Question 15 Explanation: 
Pension reform
Question 16
Audiometer measures..........
A
Sound under water
B
Frequency
C
Pressure of gases
D
Intensity of Sound
Question 16 Explanation: 
Intensity of Sound:Audiometer is an instrument for gauging and recording acuity of hearing also measures the Intensity of Sound
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