General knowledge quiz 1591

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Morgan Tsvangirai is a politician in which of these countries?
A
Germany
B
Uganda
C
Sri Lanka
D
Zimbabwe
Question 1 Explanation: 
Zimbabwe
Question 2
..........is a unit of Astronomical Distance
A
Para/Sec
B
Sec
C
Parasec
D
Metersec
Question 2 Explanation: 
Parasec:A parsec is a unit of length used to measure large distances to objects outside the Solar System. One parsec is the distance at which one astronomical unit subtends an angle of one arc second
Question 3
Which old London market for cloth goods, founded by a charter from Henry I in 1133 and held annually at Smithfield and then Islington, was abolished in 1855 due to the disorderly rabble?
A
Scarborough Fair
B
Bartholomew Fair
C
Portobello Road
D
Donnybrook
Question 3 Explanation: 
Bartholomew Fair
Question 4
Which of these is a plane tree?
A
Cypress
B
Cedar
C
Sycamore
D
Larch
Question 4 Explanation: 
Sycamore
Question 5
Michael J Fox played which character in the "Back to the Future" trilogy (1985-1990)?
A
Mickey McMouse
B
Marty McFly
C
Morris McAustin
D
Maurice McKee
Question 5 Explanation: 
Marty McFly
Question 6
A major canal link between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans was named what?
A
Trilby
B
Boater
C
Panama
D
Pork pie
Question 6 Explanation: 
Panama
Question 7
The name of which board game means "I play" in Latin?
A
Mah Jong
B
Stratego
C
Ludo
D
Parcheesi
Question 7 Explanation: 
Ludo
Question 8
What geometrical shape most closely approximates India?
A
Square
B
Triangle
C
Pentagon
D
Oblong
Question 8 Explanation: 
Triangle
Question 9
Which country is now, with the declaration of South Sudan as a separate country in 2011, the second largest country by land area in Africa?
A
South Africa
B
Algeria
C
Niger
D
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Question 9 Explanation: 
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Question 10
Which organ of the United Nations has ceased to be operational?
A
Economic and Social Council
B
International Court of Justice
C
Trusteeship Council
D
Secretariat
Question 11
Article II, Section 1, Clause 5 of the US Constitution sets out 3 main qualifications for someone to be eligible for president:a natural born citizen of the USA, at least 35 years old, and which other?
A
Married
B
Male
C
A permanent resident in the USA for at least 14 years
D
Own at least 14 acres of US land
Question 11 Explanation: 
A permanent resident in the USA for at least 14 years
Question 12
Who wrote the symphonic suite "Scheherazade"?
A
Stravinsky
B
Prokofiev
C
Rimsky-Korsakov
D
Tchaikovsky
Question 12 Explanation: 
Rimsky-Korsakov
Question 13
What is the next in this series:Ste. Devote, Beau Rivage, Massenet, Casino, Mirabeau Haute...?
A
Piscine
B
Virage Antony Noghes
C
Grand Hotel Hairpin
D
Tabac
Question 13 Explanation: 
Grand Hotel Hairpin
Question 14
The Headquarters of International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) is..........
A
Vienna
B
Gland
C
Berne
D
Rome
Question 15
Which rating agency is established for rating of SMEs in India?
A
Moody's
B
SMERA
C
ICRA
D
CARE
Question 15 Explanation: 
SMERA:SMERA is the rating agency exclusively established for rating of SMEs. SMERA is the country's first Rating agency that focuses primarily on the Indian MSME segment. SMERA has completed 7000 ratings.
Question 16
Joss Whedon's 2002 US TV series "Firefly" won a 2003 Primetime Emmy Award for what?
A
Outstanding Drama Series
B
Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series
C
Outstanding Special Visual Effects for a Series
D
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Question 16 Explanation: 
Outstanding Special Visual Effects for a Series
There are 16 questions to complete.

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