General knowledge quiz 1664

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The Executive Residence in the White House, Washington D.C., USA, has how many storeys above ground?
A
5
B
4
C
3
D
2
Question 1 Explanation: 
4
Question 2
What is a bailiwick?
A
An iron portcullis
B
A set of cricket stumps
C
A wicker hamper for baling
D
A domain governed by a bailiff
Question 2 Explanation: 
A domain governed by a bailiff
Question 3
What sign of the zodiac is represented by an archer?
A
Capricorn
B
Leo
C
Sagittarius
D
Libra
Question 3 Explanation: 
Sagittarius
Question 4
Balphakram National Park located in..........
A
Karnataka
B
Nagaland
C
Gujarat
D
Meghalaya
Question 5
Which of these is a portmanteau word?
A
Motel
B
Verandah
C
Window
D
Psychology
Question 5 Explanation: 
Motel
Question 6
In the final of the Basketball competition at the 1972 Summer Olympics, the last 3 seconds of the game were ordered to be played again, which resulted in which team being awarded the gold medal?
A
Cuba
B
USA
C
USSR
D
Italy
Question 6 Explanation: 
USSR
Question 7
'Bar' is the unit of
A
temperature
B
heat
C
atmospheric pressure
D
current
Question 8
Which toy was named after a US president?
A
Yo yo
B
Teddy Bear
C
Hula hoop
D
Water slide
Question 8 Explanation: 
Teddy Bear
Question 9
Limes became part of the British Royal Navy's diet in an attempt to prevent what?
A
Influenza
B
Melanoma
C
Scurvy
D
Rickets
Question 9 Explanation: 
Scurvy
Question 10
Which states becomes the first state to treat Hepatitis-C patients through oral medicine?
A
Bihar
B
Haryana
C
Madhya Pradesh
D
Jharkhand
Question 10 Explanation: 
Haryana has emerged as the first state in India to treat Hepatitis-C patients through oral medicine. This announcement was made by Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij, during a training workshop organised by the health department. Hepatitis C is an infectious liver disease caused by the hepatitis C virus. It spreads when blood of a healthy individual comes in contact with an infected person's blood.
Question 11
Which of these is a volcano on the European mainland?
A
Stromboli
B
Vesuvius
C
Etna
D
Krakatoa
Question 11 Explanation: 
Vesuvius
Question 12
The Indian Women's Association founded by Annie Beasant in..........
A
1932
B
1907
C
1917
D
1927
Question 12 Explanation: 
1917:Annie Besant was born in London on 1 October 1847. In 1917 she started the Women's Indian Association to which she gave her powerful support.
Question 13
Who invented the first controllable flying AEROPLANE (AIRPLANE)?
A
Wright Brothers
B
Lidenbergh Brothers
C
South Brothers
D
West Brothers
Question 13 Explanation: 
Wilbur and Orville Wright made the first successful controlled powered flight at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, in December 1903. The twelve second flight covered a distance of 120 feet and an altitude of just ten feet.
Question 14
Which of these is a musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber & Jim Steinman, which was based on a 1961 film?
A
Give a Little Whistle
B
I Whistle a Happy Tune
C
Whistle Down the Wind
D
Whistle While You Work
Question 14 Explanation: 
Whistle Down the Wind
Question 15
In which state, Sessa Orchid Sanctuary is situated?
A
Kerala
B
Maharashtra
C
Arunachal Pradesh
D
Odisha
Question 15 Explanation: 
Arunachal Pradesh:Sessa Orchid Sanctuary is a 100 km2 protected area of India in the Himalayan foothills in Bhalukpong Forest Division of West Kameng District, Arunachal Pradesh
Question 16
Which theme park in LA County, California, USA, initially created to offer tours of soundstages and sets, is one of the oldest movie studios still in use and was the first of many similar theme parks in, for example, Florida and Japan?
A
Paramount Studios
B
Universal Studios
C
Twentieth Century Fox
D
United Artists
Question 16 Explanation: 
Universal Studios
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