General knowledge quiz 1497

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
A nationalist organisation, subsequently with paramilitary initiatives, was formed in 1959 with what name?
A
Euskal Herritarrok
B
Batasuna
C
Euskadi Ta Askatasuna
D
Aukera Guztiak
Question 1 Explanation: 
Euskadi Ta Askatasuna
Question 2
Who among the following was the first Chief justice of India?
A
K.C.Niyogi
B
Sukumar Sen
C
T.S.Thakur
D
Harilal.J.Kania
Question 2 Explanation: 
Harilal.J.Kania:Sir Harilal Jekisundas Kania was the first Chief Justice of India, dying in office in 1951.
Question 3
In the 1970 UK general election, who was elected MP for North Antrim, became the longest serving MP from Northern Ireland, and led the Democratic Unionist Party from 1971 to 2008?
A
Brendan Beehan
B
Enoch Powell
C
Lloyd George
D
Ian Paisley
Question 3 Explanation: 
Ian Paisley
Question 4
Which are the main crops of Arunachal Pradesh?
A
Rice, maize, millet, wheat, mustard
B
Rice, tobacco, oilseeds, jute, cotton
C
Tea, jute, rice, cotton, silk
D
None of the above
Question 5
Why, at Stockholm in 1912, did Jim Thorpe have his medals taken away after winning the decathlon and pentathlon?
A
He was wearing shoes not approved for the event
B
He had deliberately tripped Avery Brundage
C
He had previously played baseball for a fee
D
He refused to stand on the winner's podium
Question 5 Explanation: 
He had previously played baseball for a fee
Question 6
During the production of the Disney animated feature "Fantasia", what nickname was given by the animation department to the unnamed sorcerer in "The Sorcerer's Apprentice" segment?
A
Abracadabra
B
Yen Sid
C
Gandalf
D
Pluto
Question 6 Explanation: 
Yen Sid
Question 7
The Royal Residence of George III of England and before him his father was at Kew Gardens, falling into disrepair in the early 19th century, and was known as what?
A
Blue House
B
Kew Mansions
C
Kew Palace
D
The White House
Question 7 Explanation: 
The White House
Question 8
New Development Bank signed a Memorandum of Understanding with which bank to strengthen their cooperation in addressing global infrastructure needs?
A
World Bank
B
International Monetary Fund
C
Asian Development Bank
D
Reserve Bank of India
Question 8 Explanation: 
World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim and New Development Bank President K.V. Kamath signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen their cooperation in addressing global infrastructure needs in Washington D.C on Sept. 9, 2016.
Question 9
Who invented fuel cells in 1839?
A
Buckminster Fuller
B
Sir William Grove
C
Sylvester Graham
D
Joyce Hall
Question 9 Explanation: 
Fuel cells were invented in 1839 by Sir William Grove.
Question 10
In some languages the sound of the letter "V" may be almost identical, if not more, to that of which other letter?
A
M
B
P
C
B
D
T
Question 10 Explanation: 
B
Question 11
What are the "White Cliffs of Dover" made of?
A
Chalk
B
Slate
C
Pumice
D
Marble
Question 11 Explanation: 
Chalk
Question 12
The Mesa Verde National Park with its ancient cliff cities is found where?
A
Peru
B
Brazil
C
USA
D
Spain
Question 12 Explanation: 
USA
Question 13
What performer, a spokeswoman for Autism Speaks and the American Heart Association, named her children Denham and Diesel?
A
Toni Braxton
B
Beyonce
C
Madonna
D
Angelina Jolie
Question 13 Explanation: 
Toni Braxton
Question 14
The Maoist organisation Sendero Luminoso is based in which country?
A
Japan
B
Taiwan
C
Peru
D
Zimbabwe
Question 14 Explanation: 
Peru
Question 15
The headquarters of United Nations Human Settlements Programme is in
A
USA
B
Australia
C
Netherland
D
Kenya
Question 15 Explanation: 
Kenya
Question 16
Who was the first to use the term ' State'?
A
Amartya Sen
B
Machiavelli
C
Adam Smith
D
Karl Marx
Question 16 Explanation: 
Machiavelli:The Prince starts by describing the subject matter it will handle. In the first sentence Machiavelli uses the word ''state'' (Italian stato which could also mean ''status'') in order to neutrally cover ''all forms of organization of supreme political power, whether republican or princely''.
There are 16 questions to complete.

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