General knowledge quiz 1552

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
In the 19th century, the term "penny dreadful" applied to what item?
A
Book
B
Stamp
C
Sock
D
Use of a public toilet
Question 1 Explanation: 
Book
Question 2
Skopje is the capital of which country?
A
Kosovo
B
Macedonia
C
Ghana
D
Mexico
Question 2 Explanation: 
Macedonia:Macedonia-Skopje(Capital) and Denar(Currency)
Question 3
Name the second submarine of Scorpene-class that was launched on January 12, 2017 at the Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited by Indian Navy.
A
INS Shishumar
B
INS Vikrant
C
INS Khanderi
D
INS Kalvari
Question 3 Explanation: 
INS Khanderi, India's second French-designed Scorpene-class diesel-electric attack submarine was launched in Mumbai on January 12, 2017 at the Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL). The Submarine was launched by Bina Bhamre, wife of the Union Minister of State (MoS) for Defence, Subhash Bhamre in the presence of Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Sunil Lanba. Khanderi is the second among the six submarines being built at MDL in collaboration with M/s DCNS of France, as part of Project 75 of Indian Navy.
Question 4
In the UK, which of these is an abbreviation for a senior lawyer "appointed by letters patent to be one of Her Majesty's Counsel learned in the law"?
A
OK
B
QC
C
GQ
D
MC
Question 4 Explanation: 
QC
Question 5
If viewed mathematically the alphabet leads to "A plus B equals C"; what does "I plus Q" equal?
A
Q&A
B
O
C
Intelligence squared
D
Z
Question 5 Explanation: 
Z
Question 6
The Stool of Repentance was used in what practice?
A
Time-out parenting
B
Druid ceremonies
C
Presbyterian Christian church services
D
Nude modelling
Question 6 Explanation: 
Presbyterian Christian church services
Question 7
The 'Golconda Fort' is in which state?
A
Telangana
B
Uttar Pradesh
C
Bihar
D
Karnataka
Question 8
Union Minister of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare is..........
A
Shri Thawar Chand Gehlot
B
Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
C
Shri Radha Mohan Singh
D
Shri Narendra Singh Tomar
Question 9
Who was the goalkeeper for England's opening match in the 2010 FIFA World Cup against the USA on 12 June, whose performance made headlines in the UK such as "The Hand of Clod"?
A
Edwin Scarlet
B
Gordon Brown
C
Robert Green
D
Chalky White
Question 9 Explanation: 
Robert Green
Question 10
Who is the author of 'Game Goes On'?
A
Ashutosh
B
Uma Lele
C
Dilip D'Souza
D
Alan McGilvray
Question 10 Explanation: 
Alan McGilvray:The book 'Games Goes on' penned by an Australian commentator, Alan McGilvray.
Question 11
17 year old Zac Sunderland made the world's news in July 2009 for doing what?
A
Eating thre world record number of hot dogs
B
Setting off a bomb in Jakarta's Ritz-Carlton Hotel
C
Sailing around the world solo
D
Free-jumping from the Empire State Building
Question 11 Explanation: 
Sailing around the world solo
Question 12
Which of these is not one of the children of Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne?
A
Veronica
B
Aimee
C
Jack
D
Kelly
Question 12 Explanation: 
Veronica
Question 13
At which Olympic Games did the People's Republic of China participate for the first time?
A
1984, Los Angeles
B
1988, Seoul
C
1952, Helsinki
D
1964, Tokyo
Question 13 Explanation: 
1984, Los Angeles
Question 14
The 'Black flag' signifies
A
revolution/danger
B
peace
C
protest
D
truce
Question 15
A provision in most loan and insurance contracts which allows payment to be received for a certain period of time after the actual due date and is known as..........
A
Term Period
B
Loan Period
C
Grace Period
D
All of these
Question 15 Explanation: 
A grace period is usually the only a feature of a loan on which interest is calculated monthly, if it is calculated at all. Under some loan contracts, payments outstanding during grace periods are interest free, but the majority have interest compounding during the grace period. Be sure to check your loan contract for the specifics on any grace periods. Credit cards for example, on which interest is calculated daily, do not have any grace periods.
Question 16
Which of the following is located in Gujarat?
A
Blackbuck National Park Gujarat
B
Gir Forest National Park Gujarat
C
Marine Gulf of Kutch park Gujarat
D
All of these
Question 16 Explanation: 
All of these:Blackbuck National Park at Velavadar is situated in the Bhavnagar District of Gujarat state, India. Established in 1976 The Gir Forest National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary is a forest and wildlife sanctuary near Talala Gir in Gujarat.
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