General knowledge quiz 1546

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What does "cogitate" refer to?
A
Truck gearbox with 8 gears
B
Group of grumpy old people
C
Ponder
D
A fishing expedition
Question 1 Explanation: 
Ponder
Question 2
How many planets orbit the sun between it and earth?
A
1
B
2
C
3
D
4
Question 2 Explanation: 
2
Question 3
Who was the first leader of the Soviet Union?
A
Stalin
B
Trotsky
C
Lenin
D
Marx
Question 3 Explanation: 
Lenin
Question 4
The Lokayukta and Upalokayukta Act was first passed in..........
A
Andhra Pradesh
B
Madhya Pradesh
C
Maharashtra
D
Karnataka
Question 4 Explanation: 
Maharashtra:Maharashtra was the first state to introduce the institution of Lokayukta through The Lokayukta and Upa-Lokayuktas Act in 1971.This was followed by similar acts being enacted by states of orissa, Rajasthan, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Kerala and Delhi.
Question 5
What is a Fata Morgana?
A
A type of mirage
B
Indian princess
C
A member of the Spanish royal family
D
Religious ceremony
Question 5 Explanation: 
A type of mirage
Question 6
Chelsy Davy has been romantically linked to whom?
A
Boy George
B
Simon Cowell
C
Prince Henry of Wales (Prince Harry)
D
Ringo Starr
Question 6 Explanation: 
Prince Henry of Wales (Prince Harry)
Question 7
If you travelled down the Rhine, which sea would you reach?
A
Tasman Sea
B
North Sea
C
Irish Sea
D
Aegean Sea
Question 7 Explanation: 
North Sea
Question 8
What relation was Marlin to Nemo in the film "Finding Nemo"?
A
Father
B
Uncle
C
Son
D
Brother
Question 8 Explanation: 
Father
Question 9
The budgerigar is native to which country?
A
Brazil
B
Australia
C
Kenya
D
Tibet
Question 9 Explanation: 
Australia
Question 10
What way of travelling is involved in the Put Foot Rally?
A
On foot
B
Any wheeled vehicle provided it has doors
C
Motorcycles
D
On camel
Question 10 Explanation: 
Any wheeled vehicle provided it has doors
Question 11
At the start of a game of chess, there are 16 of which pieces on the board?
A
Pawns
B
Sardines
C
Shrimps
D
Sprats
Question 11 Explanation: 
Pawns
Question 12
A 1962 film was called "The Mutiny on the... " what?
A
Hershey
B
Mars
C
Bounty
D
Snickers
Question 12 Explanation: 
Bounty
Question 13
Which of these is a word for an Arab head-dress?
A
Lassi
B
Homburg
C
Couscous
D
Keffiyeh
Question 13 Explanation: 
Keffiyeh
Question 14
Where does the Guinness Book of World Records recognise the largest wave ever surfed, 78 feet (23.8 m), as having been ridden?
A
Australia
B
Hawaii
C
Portugal
D
South Africa
Question 14 Explanation: 
Portugal
Question 15
Sodium Hydrogen Carbonate is the chemical name of..........
A
Baking Soda
B
Washing Soda
C
Bleaching Powder
D
Common Salt
Question 15 Explanation: 
Baking Soda:Sodium bicarbonate is a chemical compound with the formula NaHCO4. It is a salt composed of sodium ions and bicarbonate ions. Sodium bicarbonate is a white solid that is crystalline but often appears as a fine powder.
Question 16
Before performing with "The Grease Band" and "Mad Dogs and Englishmen", Joe Cocker performed under what name between 1961 and 1966?
A
Perkin Warbeck
B
Matt Damon
C
Lance Gallant
D
Vance Arnold
Question 16 Explanation: 
Vance Arnold
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