General knowledge quiz 1628

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
In which country did the USA enter a war by sending military advisors in 1950, escalating their involvement until finally combat units played an active part between 1965 and 1975?
A
Spain
B
Vietnam
C
Kuwait
D
New Caledonia
Question 1 Explanation: 
Vietnam
Question 2
Who has inaugurated India's first Centre for Animal Law which comes up at NALSAR University of Law?
A
Narendra Modi
B
Rajnath Singh
C
Meneka Gandhi
D
Piyush Goyal
Question 2 Explanation: 
Union Minister for Women and Child Development Meneka Gandhi inaugurated India's first Centre for Animal Law that has been established at the NALSAR University of Law in Hyderabad.Humane Society International (HSI), India, will work with NALSAR to steer and coordinate the activities of the centre. NG Jayasimha, Managing Director of HIS, India, has been appointed as the director of the centre. The centre will create curriculum on animal welfare laws, including developing topics for research. It will also conduct workshops on animal laws and animal welfare issues with judicial magistrates, animal welfare advocates, law enforcement agencies and other stakeholders in the government. To conduct critical gap studies like the impact of China on Indian animals.
Question 3
What is a Quagga?
A
A group of political lobbyists
B
A type of zebra, now extinct
C
A semi-independent government organisation
D
An energetic and distant galaxy with an active galactic nucleus
Question 3 Explanation: 
A type of zebra, now extinct
Question 4
Viruses are not responsible for which disease?
A
AIDS
B
Flu
C
Malaria
D
Cold
Question 4 Explanation: 
Malaria:The Plasmodium parasite that causes malaria is neither a virus nor a bacterium
Question 5
"Le Chanson de Roland" sings of a Frankish knight fighting under the command of the ruler commonly known under which name?
A
Vercingetorix
B
Clovis
C
Ferdinand and Isabella
D
Charlemagne
Question 5 Explanation: 
Charlemagne
Question 6
What does "With lifebelts on they may not have drowned" mean?
A
They did wear lifebelts but still drowned
B
They didn't wear lifebelts and have drowned; lifebelts could maybe have saved them
C
They could have been wearing lifebelts and could still be alive
D
Lifebelts are a lifesaver
Question 6 Explanation: 
They could have been wearing lifebelts and could still be alive
Question 7
Which of the following became the first black President of South Africa?
A
Nelson Mandela
B
George Washington
C
Jamo Kenyatta
D
None of the above
Question 8
Graham Green was associated with which of the fields?
A
Science
B
Music
C
Painting
D
Literature
Question 9
Which of these horse races does not form part of The Triple Crown in the USA?
A
Kentucky Derby
B
Alabama Stakes
C
Preakness Stakes
D
Belmont Stakes
Question 9 Explanation: 
Alabama Stakes
Question 10
A two-wheeled self-powered and self-balancing vehilce unveiled in 2001 is called what?
A
Segway
B
Segue
C
PUMA
D
iBot
Question 10 Explanation: 
Segway
Question 11
The liver of a goose or duck, when made into food, is called what?
A
Foie gras
B
Coup de grace
C
Bain-marie
D
Mise en scene
Question 11 Explanation: 
Foie gras
Question 12
The "Duckworth-Lewis method" (or D/L method) is used in which sport?
A
American football
B
High jump
C
Pole vault
D
Cricket
Question 12 Explanation: 
Cricket
Question 13
In Dover in the UK, what nearly complete Bronze Age relic from about 1500 BCE was discovered in 1992?
A
A wrought filigree bronze diadem
B
A sewn-plank seagoing craft
C
A granite slab carved in Indus script
D
A funeral cart
Question 13 Explanation: 
A sewn-plank seagoing craft
Question 14
When did Maori arrive in New Zealand?
A
8th century CE
B
late 13th century CE
C
2nd century BCE
D
17th century CE
Question 14 Explanation: 
late 13th century CE
Question 15
Who, an influential English occultist and ceremonial magician, known today for his magical writings, was a hedonist, bisexual, recreational drug experimenter and social critic, and was called in the popular press of the day "the wickedest man in the world"?
A
Dennis Wheatley
B
Jimmy Page
C
Stephen King
D
Aleister Crowley
Question 15 Explanation: 
Aleister Crowley
Question 16
In which film starring Bill Murray was each day the same as the one before?
A
Lost In Translation
B
Coffee And Cigarettes
C
Groundhog Day
D
From Here To Eternity
Question 16 Explanation: 
Groundhog Day
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