General knowledge quiz 1513

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What British institution has the nickname "The Old Lady Of Threadneedle Street"?
A
Houses of Parliament
B
The Bank Of England
C
St Paul's Cathedral
D
Madam Tussaud's Wax Museum
Question 1 Explanation: 
The Bank Of England
Question 2
Which of the following chemicals is useful in photography?
A
Aluminium hydroxide
B
Potassium nitrate
C
Silver bromide
D
Sodium chloride
Question 3
Paul McCartney owns the rights to which British cartoon character from the 1950s who wore checked trousers?
A
Dan Dare
B
Rupert Bear
C
Roy Of The Rovers
D
Sweep
Question 3 Explanation: 
Rupert Bear
Question 4
Jaitapur Nuclear Power Project is located in..........
A
Rajasthan
B
Telangana
C
Andaman & Nicobar
D
Maharashtra
Question 5
The famous Rock Garden is located in which city?
A
Jaipur
B
Lucknow
C
Simla
D
Chandigarh
Question 6
Who is credited with the invention of the rotary internal combustion engine, introduced by NSU in their "Ro 80" in 1967 and used by Mazda in their "RX"models, the first of which, the RX-2, was introduced in 1970?
A
Felix Wankel
B
Gottlieb Daimler
C
Rudolf Diesel
D
Karl Benz
Question 6 Explanation: 
Felix Wankel
Question 7
Which of these is a USA possession in the Greater Antilles, east of Hispaniola?
A
Hawaii
B
Philippines
C
Puerto Rico
D
Trinidad
Question 7 Explanation: 
Puerto Rico
Question 8
In 1989, there was a peaceful transfer of power to non-Communist governments in East Germany, Poland, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, and which other country?
A
Afghanistan
B
Albania
C
Yugoslavia
D
Bulgaria
Question 8 Explanation: 
Bulgaria
Question 9
Which of the following are the member countries of the commonwealth?
A
Australia, Tonga, UK and Zimbabwe
B
Nigeria, Pakistan, India, Jamaica and Singapore
C
Mauritius, Maldives, Ghana, Bangladesh
D
All of the above
Question 10
What private, coeducational, liberal arts college in Poughkeepsie, New York, USA, was founded as a women's college in 1861, and became coeducational in 1969?
A
Vassar
B
Bryn Mawr
C
Radcliffe
D
Mount Holyoke
Question 10 Explanation: 
Vassar
Question 11
Wood Spirit is which of the following?
A
Ethyl Alcohol
B
Propanol
C
Methyl Alcohol
D
Butanol
Question 11 Explanation: 
Methyl Alcohol:Wood spirit is a poisonous colorless liquid used as a solvent and fuel; ingestion may cause blindness or death. Called also methyl or wood alcohol.
Question 12
What was the stage name of Bernard Jewry?
A
Mick Jagger
B
Alvin Stardust
C
Ringo Starr
D
Bono
Question 12 Explanation: 
Alvin Stardust
Question 13
Which of these could not be called a flageolet?
A
Varieties of an eating bean (Phaseolus vulgaris)
B
A type of flute
C
A species of reed
D
A harmonic on a stringed instrument
Question 13 Explanation: 
A species of reed
Question 14
The boundaries of four states of the USA, known as the Four Corners states, meet at one point, the only such geographic point in the USA. They are Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona and which other?
A
Utah
B
Ohio
C
Michigan
D
Georgia
Question 14 Explanation: 
Utah
Question 15
What was the original prize for winning golf's Open Championship (the British Open)?
A
Cap
B
Jug
C
Belt
D
A gold sovereign
Question 15 Explanation: 
Belt
Question 16
The islands of Fiji, Tonga, Hawaii and New Caledonia are in which ocean?
A
Pacific
B
Atlantic
C
Indian
D
Antarctic
Question 16 Explanation: 
Pacific
There are 16 questions to complete.

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