General knowledge quiz 164

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Study of earthquakes is known as
A
ecology
B
seismology
C
numismatics
D
None of the above
Question 2
Which of the following is capital of Anguilla?
A
The Valley
B
Oranjestad
C
Nassau
D
Bridgetown
Question 2 Explanation: 
Anguilla-The Valley (Capital) and Dollar(Currency)
Question 3
During World War II, what were "Anderson shelters", which were usually put in back gardens, made of?
A
Corrugated iron
B
Concrete
C
Polystyrene
D
Plywood
Question 3 Explanation: 
Corrugated iron
Question 4
What name is given to a young seal?
A
Calf
B
Cub
C
Kid
D
Pup
Question 4 Explanation: 
Pup
Question 5
..........session take place in a year of July to September
A
Winter
B
Monsoon
C
Summer
D
Budget
Question 5 Explanation: 
Monsson:Budget session:February to May. Monsoon session:July to September. Winter session:November to mid December.
Question 6
Which of these was born in the 19th century?
A
Jean-Baptiste Poquelin (Moliere)
B
William Shakespeare
C
Richard Sheridan
D
Henrik Ibsen
Question 6 Explanation: 
Henrik Ibsen
Question 7
56 people were killed at which disaster in Bradford England in 1985?
A
Football stadium fire
B
Earthquake
C
Hurricane
D
Collapse of a reservoir
Question 7 Explanation: 
Football stadium fire
Question 8
The English mathematician, logician, Anglican deacon and photographer Charles Dodgson lectured in mathematics at Christ Church, Oxford, England, but was more widely known for writing what two books?.
A
A Book of Nonsense, and The Quangle-Wangle's Hat
B
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, and Through the Looking-Glass
C
White Fang, and The Call of the Wild
D
Vanity Fair, and The Luck of Barry Lyndon
Question 8 Explanation: 
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, and Through the Looking-Glass
Question 9
The smallest division of geological time scale is
A
eon
B
eras
C
stage
D
periods
Question 10
The members of Lok Sabha are elected and represented on the basis of..........
A
Literacy rate
B
Community
C
Area
D
Population
Question 10 Explanation: 
Population:The Lok Sabha, as per the Constitution, consists of not more than five hundred and thirty members chosen by direct election from territorial constituencies in the States, not more than twenty members to represent the Union Territories [Article 81] and not more than two members of the Anglo-Indian Community.
Question 11
According to the legend, Peeping Tom was looking at whom?
A
Princess Diana
B
Queen Victoria
C
Lady Godiva
D
Queen Guinevere
Question 11 Explanation: 
Lady Godiva
Question 12
What term was popularized in the books "The Gutenberg Galaxy:The Making of Typographic Man" (1962) and "Understanding Media" (1964) by Marshall McLuhan to describe how the instantaneous movement of information from every quarter to every point at the same time has heightened human awareness of responsibility?
A
Earth town
B
Global village
C
World city
D
Moon unit
Question 12 Explanation: 
Global village
Question 13
What nationality is the tennis player Marcos Baghdatis?
A
Mexican
B
Czechoslovakian
C
Spanish
D
Cypriot
Question 13 Explanation: 
Cypriot
Question 14
In 2001, Count Jacques Rogge replaced Juan Antonio Samaranch as head of what body?
A
International Olympic Committee (IOC)
B
European Union (EU)
C
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO)
D
President of the USA
Question 14 Explanation: 
International Olympic Committee (IOC)
Question 15
Pokkali is a unique saline tolerant rice variety that is cultivated in..........
A
Uttar Pradesh
B
Tamil Nadu
C
Kerala
D
Maharashtra
Question 15 Explanation: 
Kerala:Pokkali is a unique saline tolerant rice variety that is cultivated in an organic way in the water-logged coastal regions, spread in about 5000 hectares area in Alappuzha, Thrissur and Ernakulam districts of Kerala in Southern India
Question 16
..........is also known as red planet
A
Venus
B
Jupiter
C
Uranus
D
Mars
Question 16 Explanation: 
Mars:Mars is often called the 'Red Planet' because it appears in the sky as an orange-red colour
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