General knowledge quiz 1622

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of these disappeared from his job at the British Foreign Office in 1951, at the same time as Donald MacLean, so that both were suspected of spying for Russia?
A
Anthony Burgess
B
Burgess Meredith
C
Guy Fawkes
D
Guy Burgess
Question 1 Explanation: 
Guy Burgess
Question 2
Which of these is an indication of approval?
A
Foot down
B
Thumbs up
C
Crossed arms
D
Heads down
Question 2 Explanation: 
Thumbs up
Question 3
What was the favourite food of Jiggs, one of the lead characters in the comic strip "Bringing Up Father" that was created by George McManus and ran from January 1913 to May 2000?
A
Corned beef and cabbage
B
Lasagne
C
Toad in the Hole
D
Angels on Horseback
Question 3 Explanation: 
Corned beef and cabbage
Question 4
In the stories by Enid Blyton, what is the name of the best friend of Big Ears?
A
Noddy
B
Shakey
C
Rattley
D
Rolley
Question 4 Explanation: 
Noddy
Question 5
For the type of bet called a "Quinella", how many horses are picked?
A
2
B
5
C
3
D
4
Question 5 Explanation: 
2
Question 6
Which of these is a fashion designer?
A
Donna Reed
B
Donna Karan
C
Jo Karam
D
Sister Karamazov
Question 6 Explanation: 
Donna Karan
Question 7
What 19th century English draughtsman became known for illustrations of "exquisite decoration, morbidity and decadence", especially his illustrations for "The Rape of the Lock"?
A
Oscar Wilde
B
Arthur Rackham
C
M. C. Escher
D
Aubrey Beardsley
Question 7 Explanation: 
Aubrey Beardsley
Question 8
What is another name for a sweater?
A
Pushover
B
Pullover
C
Rollover
D
Passover
Question 8 Explanation: 
Pullover
Question 9
Which company becomes India's first company to cross Rs6 trillion market cap?
A
TCS
B
Print Venue
C
Reliance Industries Limited
D
Kellton Ltd
Question 9 Explanation: 
Mukesh Ambani's company Reliance Industries Limited has reached yet another milestone by becoming the first Indian company ever to cross a market capitalization of Rs. 6-trillion.The recent tariff hike by Reliance Jio also contributed to RIL's stock price rise. RIL stock got a further push as Jio, its telecom arm, recently hiked tariffs earlier than anticipated.
Question 10
Bodrum, Fethiye, Marmaris, Kusadasi, Cesme, Didim and Alanya are tourist resorts in which country?
A
South Africa
B
Samoa
C
France
D
Turkey
Question 10 Explanation: 
Turkey
Question 11
What TV programme opens with the words "In the criminal justice system the people are represented by two separate but equally important groups"?
A
Malcolm in the Middle
B
CSI
C
The X-Files
D
Law & Order
Question 11 Explanation: 
Law & Order
Question 12
English poet John Keats composed five odes in 1819:The "Ode on Indolence", "Ode on Melancholy", "Ode to a Nightingale", "Ode to Psyche" and which other?
A
Ode on Disorientation
B
Ode Cologne
C
Ode on a Grecian Urn
D
Ode to Thisbe
Question 12 Explanation: 
Ode on a Grecian Urn
Question 13
Belgian Thierry Boutsen, winner of the 1989 Canadian Grand Prix and the 1990 Hungarian Grand Prix, drove for the Formula One teams of Benetton, Williams-Renault, Ligier, Jordan-Hart and what other?
A
Sauber
B
McLaren-Honda
C
Arrows
D
Lotus
Question 13 Explanation: 
Arrows
Question 14
GDP in a country is usually calculated by..........
A
International Monetary Fund
B
System of National Accounts
C
Central Statistical Agency
D
National Statistical Agency
Question 14 Explanation: 
National Statistical Agency:GDP in a country is usually calculated by National Statistical Agency which compiles the information from a large number of sources.In case of India it is Central Statistics Office.
Question 15
Australian-born poet, novelist, critic and musical biographer W. J. Turner wrote a famous 1916 poem, "Romance", which referenced which geographical feature(s)?
A
Lake Taupo, Windermere
B
The Great Barrier Reef
C
Chimborazo, Cotopaxi, Popocatepetl
D
The Serengeti
Question 15 Explanation: 
Chimborazo, Cotopaxi, Popocatepetl
Question 16
For which artistic medium was Albrecht DUrer first known, and is still well-known?
A
Cut paper work
B
Pastels
C
Murals
D
Woodcuts
Question 16 Explanation: 
Woodcuts
There are 16 questions to complete.

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