General knowledge quiz 1547

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What is the surname of sisters and singers Dannii and Kylie?
A
Minogue
B
Tennant
C
Bhoy
D
DeVito
Question 1 Explanation: 
Minogue
Question 2
What gave rise to the phrase "mad as a hatter"?
A
The fashion for extreme hat styles in the 19th century
B
The use of mercury in 19th century hat making
C
The character in "Alice in Wonderland" by Lewis Carroll
D
Their premises were always the cheap ones near the local asylum for the mentally disturbed
Question 2 Explanation: 
The use of mercury in 19th century hat making
Question 3
..........is a tribal group of Meghalaya
A
Jaintiyas
B
Garo
C
Abhors
D
Onges
Question 3 Explanation: 
Jaintiyas:Meghalaya tribes can mainly be classified into three groups-Garos, Khasis and Pnars or Jaintias.
Question 4
According to Burt Bacharach's theme for "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid", what "keep fallin' on my head"?
A
Pigeon droppings
B
Raindrops
C
Shell casings
D
Hailstones
Question 4 Explanation: 
Raindrops
Question 5
What is the title given to the widow of the holder of a title which has been passed on to another?
A
Princess
B
Spinster
C
Widow
D
Dowager
Question 5 Explanation: 
Dowager
Question 6
In the industrial relations world, which of these could cause a "demarcation dispute"?
A
An argument by cleaners about which solvent to use
B
The items on someone's desk spilling over onto someone else's
C
Cleaning a whiteboard that said "PLEASE LEAVE"
D
Someone doing someone else's job
Question 6 Explanation: 
Someone doing someone else's job
Question 7
..........is not a form of Carbon
A
Hematite
B
Lonsdaleite
C
Graphite
D
Both 1 and 3
Question 7 Explanation: 
Hematite:Hematite, also spelled as haematite, is the mineral form of iron(III) oxide (Fe2O3).
Question 8
When is the World Development Information Day observed all over the world?
A
24th October
B
25th October
C
26th October
D
27th October
Question 8 Explanation: 
On 24th October, the World Development Information Day was observed all over the world. The UN General Assembly declared 24th October as World Development Information Day in 1972. This was done to draw the attention of the world to development problems and the need to strengthen international cooperation to solve them.
Question 9
The book titled ''Welcome to Nowhere'' has been authored by who among the following?
A
Paula Hawkins
B
Elizabeth Laird
C
Cathy Dillon
D
Ambai
Question 9 Explanation: 
Elizabeth Laird:Welcome to Nowhere is a powerful and beautifully-written story about the life of one family in wartime by the award-winning author Elizabeth Laird.
Question 10
A "prickly pear" is a type of what?
A
Bees
B
Cactus
C
Strawberry
D
Sea urchin
Question 10 Explanation: 
Cactus
Question 11
Nitrogen is fixed in ecosystems in ways stated below. Which one of the statements below is false?
A
By cyanobacteria
B
By electrical discharges in the atmosphere
C
By industrially synthesised fertilizer
D
By denitrification
Question 12
The First National Family Health Survey (NFHS-1) was conducted in..........
A
1992-9
B
1993-94 3.1990-91
C
1991-92
Question 12 Explanation: 
1992-93.
Question 13
What is the name of the target ball in bowls?
A
Jack
B
Jim
C
Jeremy
D
John
Question 13 Explanation: 
Jack
Question 14
Who is the author of 'Prison Diary'?
A
Amartya Sen
B
JP Narayan
C
Pranab Mukerjee
D
Daisy Hason
Question 14 Explanation: 
JP Narayan:Jayaprakash Narayan, popularly referred to as JP or Lok Nayak, was an Indian independence activist, social reformer and political leader. He written the book titled 'Prison Diary'
Question 15
What island group may be described as a triangle with its corners at Hawaii, New Zealand and Easter Island, including the island groups Samoa, Tonga, the Cook Islands, Tuvalu, Tokelau, and Niue?
A
Melanesia
B
Australasia
C
Polynesia
D
Micronesia
Question 15 Explanation: 
Polynesia
Question 16
In electric motor..........energy changes into..........energy
A
Mechanical, electrical
B
Heat, Mechanical
C
Electrical, Mechanical
D
Heat, Electrical
Question 16 Explanation: 
Electrical, Mechanical:In electric motor electrical energy changes into mechanical energy
There are 16 questions to complete.

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