General knowledge quiz 1495

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What name was commonly used for the struggle that emerged after World War II between capitalism and communism that centred around the USSR & the USA and their partners, that lasted from about 1947 to 1991?
A
The Big Freeze
B
The Mexican Stand-Off
C
The Cold War
D
The Gulf
Question 1 Explanation: 
The Cold War
Question 2
In 1978, Italian Prime Minister Aldo Moro was found dead where?
A
In his office
B
In bed
C
In the boot of a car
D
In the Coliseum
Question 2 Explanation: 
In the boot of a car
Question 3
The TV series "Married... with Children" was set in which city?
A
New York
B
Chicago
C
San Francisco
D
London
Question 3 Explanation: 
Chicago
Question 4
Which of these US states does not border Oklahoma?
A
Arkansas
B
Nevada
C
Kansas
D
Texas
Question 4 Explanation: 
Nevada
Question 5
When and where was weightlifting introduced in Olympics?
A
1986 at Athens
B
1988 at Seoul
C
1924 at St. Louis
D
1908 at London
Question 6
Jurisdiction of..........high court covers the Union Territory of Lakshadweep
A
Andhra Pradesh
B
Karnataka
C
Tamil Nadu
D
Kerala
Question 6 Explanation: 
Kerala:The whole of the union territory has covered an area of 32 sq kms.The island comes under the Kerala High Court jurisdiction
Question 7
According to the Bible (and Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice), who had a coat with many colours?
A
Janie
B
Joshua
C
Jenny
D
Joseph
Question 7 Explanation: 
Joseph
Question 8
Most of the red, blue and purple colours of plants are due to a pigment called
A
anthocyanin
B
carotene
C
chlorophyll
D
xanthophylls
Question 8 Explanation: 
Anthocyanin-A blue, violet, or red flavonoid pigment found in plants.
Question 9
In what country did the MNLA which was formed by Tuareg, the peoples indigenous to the area, declare the independent state of Azawad in 2012?
A
Mali
B
Burkina Faso
C
Algeria
D
Niger
Question 9 Explanation: 
Mali
Question 10
What object was unveiled outside John Lennon Airport, Liverpool, in 2005?
A
Glass onion
B
Yellow submarine
C
Walrus
D
Blackbird
Question 10 Explanation: 
Yellow submarine
Question 11
How many sons of Philip IV of France became King?
A
3
B
4
C
2
D
5
Question 11 Explanation: 
3
Question 12
A nobleman who spent at least 32 years in asylums and prison (10 in the Bastille), the Marquis de Sade (1740-1814) was famous for a life preoccupation which led to famous (hopefully) fictional writings, of which kind?
A
Lives of the saints
B
Romantic comedy
C
Erotica combining philosophy with pornography, emphasising violence, criminality and blasphemy
D
Children's stories
Question 12 Explanation: 
Erotica combining philosophy with pornography, emphasising violence, criminality and blasphemy
Question 13
..........is the location of GRAPES-3 Telescope
A
Ladakh
B
Pune
C
Chennai
D
Ooty
Question 13 Explanation: 
Ooty
Question 14
Pench Tiger Reserve is located in which of the following state?
A
Haryana
B
Maharashtra
C
Assam
D
Gujarat
Question 14 Explanation: 
Maharashtra:Pench National Park or Tiger Reserve is one of the premier tiger reserves of India and the only one to straddle across two states-Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra.
Question 15
Ira Gershwin, the lyricist for most of George Gershwin's songs, was what relation to George?
A
Brother
B
Wife
C
Sister
D
Cousin
Question 15 Explanation: 
Brother
Question 16
In 1291 a number of mainly alpine European communities formed a protective alliance which with the later addition of others became what is now known as what?
A
Swaziland
B
Switzerland
C
Sweden
D
Swansea
Question 16 Explanation: 
Switzerland
There are 16 questions to complete.

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