General knowledge quiz 1616

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
He is an American artist whose work is characterised by astonishing geometrics and distortions, and brilliant deep vivid colours. What is his name?
A
Frederic Remington
B
Norman Rockwell
C
Maxfield Parrish
D
Rockwell Kent
Question 1 Explanation: 
Maxfield Parrish
Question 2
What function does a pistil serve?
A
It is the female reproductive part of a flower
B
A pipeline for digital bio-information data
C
It fires a flower's dehiscent seeds
D
It protects a plant from parasites and other enemies
Question 2 Explanation: 
It is the female reproductive part of a flower
Question 3
The term Ground Stroke is associated with which of the following games?
A
Cricket
B
Badminton
C
Tennis
D
Draughts
Question 4
Which of these is a boxing classification?
A
Overweight
B
Longweight
C
Featherweight
D
Outhwaite
Question 4 Explanation: 
Featherweight
Question 5
Which 1972 film, set in the 1930s, involved American Sally Bowles dreaming of becoming a movie star while working at "The Kit Kat" in Berlin?
A
I Am A Camera
B
Cabaret
C
The Blue Angel
D
The Prime Of Miss Jean Brodie
Question 5 Explanation: 
Cabaret
Question 6
Which of these puzzles was the most recently invented?
A
Kendoku
B
Cryptic crossword
C
Sudoku
D
Rubik's Cube
Question 6 Explanation: 
Kendoku
Question 7
Who was the last living survivor of the Titanic disaster in 1912, who died on 31 May 2009 aged 97?
A
Dr. Robert Ballard
B
Millvina Dean
C
James Cameron
D
Kate Winslet
Question 7 Explanation: 
Millvina Dean
Question 8
Tuluva dynasty is founded by
A
Rayara Ganda
B
Andhra Bhoja
C
Narsa Nayak
D
Krishna Deva Raya
Question 8 Explanation: 
The third dynasty of Vijayanagar (Tuluva dynasty) founded by Narsa Nayak
Question 9
Which of the following belong to the genus Dalbergia?
A
Paddy
B
Coffee
C
Rosewood
D
Tea
Question 9 Explanation: 
Rosewood:All genuine rosewoods belong to the genus Dalbergia. The pre-eminentrosewood appreciated in the Western world is the wood of Dalbergia nigra which is now a CITES-listed endangered species. It is best known as Brazilian Rosewood, but also as Bahia rosewood.
Question 10
An atomic clock is based on transitions in..........
A
Hydrogen
B
Ceasium
C
Calcium
D
Carbon
Question 10 Explanation: 
Ceasium:A caesium standard or caesium atomic clock is a primary frequency standard in which electronic transitions between the two hyperfine ground states of caesium-133 atoms are used to control the output frequency. The first caesium clock was built by Louis Essen in 1955 at the National Physical Laboratory in the UK.
Question 11
What is a pinetum?
A
A garden dedicated to pines
B
Someone who is very hungry
C
A bonsai pine tree
D
An asteroid in the main belt
Question 11 Explanation: 
A garden dedicated to pines
Question 12
Backgammon is a game for how many players?
A
4
B
1
C
2
D
8
Question 12 Explanation: 
2
Question 13
In what TV series was the family butler called Lurch?
A
The Partridge Family
B
Upstairs and Downstairs
C
Eight is Enough
D
The Addams Family
Question 13 Explanation: 
The Addams Family
Question 14
Who wrote the "Uncle Remus" stories?
A
Harriet Beecher Stowe
B
Joel Chandler Harris
C
Joey Chandler Ross
D
Robert Louis Stevenson
Question 14 Explanation: 
Joel Chandler Harris
Question 15
Where is Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary present?
A
Andhra Pradesh
B
Tamil Nadu
C
Telangana
D
Kerala
Question 15 Explanation: 
Tamil Nadu
Question 16
Who won the Formula One Championship in 2008?
A
David Coulthard
B
Felipe Massa
C
Luca di Montezemolo
D
Lewis Hamilton
Question 16 Explanation: 
Lewis Hamilton
There are 16 questions to complete.

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