General knowledge quiz 1577

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Computers calculate numbers in what mode?
A
Decimal
B
Octal
C
Binary
D
None of the above
Question 2
What unfortunate link do Mary Ann Nichols, Annie Chapman, Elizabeth Stride and Catherine Eddowes have?
A
They were English suffragettes killed while campaigning
B
They were passengers on the Titanic
C
They are four of the people recorded as being victims of England's Jack the Ripper
D
They had Oscar Pistorius tattoos done just before he was charged and convicted for murder
Question 2 Explanation: 
They are four of the people recorded as being victims of England's Jack the Ripper
Question 3
What city was not known to the Western world until 1812, when it was discovered by Swiss explorer Johann Ludwig Burckhardt and described as "a rose-red city half as old as time" in a sonnet by John William Burgon?
A
Petra
B
Cheops
C
Babylon
D
Atlantis
Question 3 Explanation: 
Petra
Question 4
Which Caribbean country, consisting of two main islands, is the smallest nation in the Western hemisphere?
A
Antigua
B
St Kitts and Nevis
C
Jamaica
D
Cuba
Question 4 Explanation: 
St Kitts and Nevis
Question 5
The first person of Indian origin to be appointed as a judge in U.S. is
A
P.A.Sangma
B
Basava Rajeswari
C
R.C.Bharadwaj
D
Ridhi Desai
Question 6
What international organisation was created in 1958 to bring about economic integration between European nations?
A
EEC
B
BOAC
C
FBI
D
TGIF
Question 6 Explanation: 
EEC
Question 7
In curling, how do team members help to direct the "stones" towards the target?
A
Kicking
B
Sweeping
C
Blowing
D
Yelling
Question 7 Explanation: 
Sweeping
Question 8
The natural gas is formed primarily of
A
Butane
B
Ethane
C
Methane
D
Propnae
Question 8 Explanation: 
Methane:The natural gas is formed primarily of methane, it can also includeethane, propane, butane and pentane.
Question 9
What part of the body is affected by dermatitis?
A
Skin
B
Hair
C
Teeth
D
Inner ear
Question 9 Explanation: 
Skin
Question 10
In Greek mythology, which winged horse sprang from the body of Medusa after her death?
A
Pegasus
B
Unicorn
C
Phar Lap
D
Red Rum
Question 10 Explanation: 
Pegasus
Question 11
What is the name for an eagle's nest?
A
Summit
B
Egret
C
Highpoint
D
Eyrie
Question 11 Explanation: 
Eyrie
Question 12
Which American is famous for her photographs of John Lennon and Yoko Ono taken the day of Lennon's death, Demi Moore nude when 7 months pregnant, and, later, nude with a suit painted on her body?
A
Annie Liebowitz
B
Diane Arbus
C
Barbara Nitke
D
Lisolette Gilcrest
Question 12 Explanation: 
Annie Liebowitz
Question 13
The market in which outstanding securities are traded is known as..........
A
Notice money market
B
Term money market
C
Call money market
D
Secondary Market
Question 14
The weekly Commonweal was founded by
A
Annie Besant
B
Bipan Chandra Pal
C
Bal Gangadhar Tilak
D
Sarojini Naidu
Question 15
Scottish sculptor Andy Scott created which of these?
A
The Kelpies of Falkirk
B
Things Grow When We Stand Still, Byron Bay, Australia
C
The Angel of the North, Newcastle
D
Another Place, Liverpool
Question 15 Explanation: 
The Kelpies of Falkirk
Question 16
The first paper mill in India was setup in..........
A
1862
B
1870
C
1920
D
1932
Question 16 Explanation: 
1862:India's first paper mill set up by John Clark Marshman which was powered by a steam engine in 1862 at Sreerampur, Paschin Banga
There are 16 questions to complete.

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