General knowledge quiz 1610

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
George Orwell wrote most of his bleak dystopian novel "Nineteen Eighty-Four", published in 1949, while living on which lonely and bare island in the Inner Hebrides in the south west of Scotland?
A
Rum
B
Islay
C
Mull
D
Jura
Question 1 Explanation: 
Jura
Question 2
Where would a tympanum, anvil and hammer be found together?
A
Rock and roll band instruments
B
The percussion section of a classical orchestra
C
In a human ear
D
In a blacksmith's forge
Question 2 Explanation: 
In a human ear
Question 3
Shashi Tharoor is an author of..........
A
Sea a Poppies
B
A Bend in the river
C
India:From Midnight to Millenium
D
The Inheritance of Loss
Question 3 Explanation: 
India:From Midnight to Millenium:India:From Midnight to the Millennium is a book written by Shashi Tharoor in 1997. It discusses a wide range of topics like caste, democracy in India, Indira Gandhi, the partition of India
Question 4
Which country will host UN wildlife summit in 2020?
A
Singapore
B
India
C
China
D
Japan
Question 4 Explanation: 
India will host the thirteenth session of United Nations' global wildlife conference on migratory species (CMS COP13) in 2020. The Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS COP) is held once in three years. It is the only international treaty devoted exclusively to migratory wildlife species. The summit aims to conserve terrestrial, marine, and avian migratory species on a global level.
Question 5
What colour is the medal presented for winning an event at the Olympic Games from 1904 onwards?
A
Gold
B
Green
C
Blue
D
Scarlet
Question 5 Explanation: 
Gold
Question 6
Who had major hit records in the 1940s with "Beat Me, Daddy, Eight to the Bar", "I'll Be with You in Apple Blossom Time", "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy", "Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree (With Anyone Else but Me)", "Near You" and "Underneath the Arches"?
A
The Andrews Sisters
B
The Scissor Sisters
C
The Supremes
D
The Carter Family
Question 6 Explanation: 
The Andrews Sisters
Question 7
The hardest form of carbon is
A
coke
B
graphite
C
diamond
D
charcoal
Question 8
What was the title of Stephen King's first novel, in which a telekinetic woman exacts deadly revenge on her high school classmates?
A
Amelia-Anne
B
Carrie
C
Matilda
D
The Woman In Black
Question 8 Explanation: 
Carrie
Question 9
..........has authorized the president to publish a authoritative Hindi Translation of the Constitution of India
A
42nd Amendment Act
B
58th Amendment Act
C
37th Amendment Act
D
25th Amendment Act
Question 9 Explanation: 
58th Amendment Act:394A. Authoritative text in the Hindi language The President shall cause to be published under his authority.
Question 10
..........is a piece of sloped plane that has been cut into a series of successively receding flat surfaces
A
Grassland
B
Landscaping
C
Terracing
D
Gardening
Question 10 Explanation: 
Terracing:In agriculture, a terrace is a piece of sloped plane that has been cut into a series of successively receding flat surfaces or platforms, which resemble steps, for the purposes of more effective farming. This type of landscaping, therefore, is called terracing.
Question 11
Tableland, large flat elevated areas sitting above cliffs, is sometimes called what?
A
Flatlands
B
Plains
C
Mesa
D
Plateau
Question 11 Explanation: 
Mesa
Question 12
Who was the literary character behind the play Man of La Mancha?
A
Escamillo
B
Sancho Panza
C
Don Quixote
D
Don Camillo
Question 12 Explanation: 
Don Quixote
Question 13
Where would halophiles be found?
A
Salt pans
B
Equatorial sea areas
C
Hypersaline lakes
D
Deserts
Question 13 Explanation: 
Hypersaline lakes
Question 14
What star is closest to the Earth?
A
Venus
B
The sun
C
Alpha Centauri
D
Betelgeuse
Question 14 Explanation: 
The sun
Question 15
On 1 July 2001, who was the IBF Heavyweight Champion, WBC Heavyweight Champion, IBO Heavyweight Champion, USBA Heavyweight Champion, & IBF Intercontinental Heavyweight Champion?
A
Fred Apostoli
B
Hasim Rahman
C
Michael Carbajal
D
Pipino Cuevas
Question 15 Explanation: 
Hasim Rahman
Question 16
Who is the first foreign coach awarded with Dronacharya Award?
A
Cyrys Poncha
B
Wilson Jones
C
B.I.Fernandez
D
Sunny Thomas
Question 16 Explanation: 
B.I.Fernandez is the first foreign coach to be awarded Dronacharya Award.
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