General knowledge quiz 1682

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
One well-known spider in the genus of jumping spiders is named..?
A
Viola
B
Veronica
C
Rosemary
D
Portia
Question 1 Explanation: 
Portia
Question 2
Which one of the following is a search engine?
A
Macromedia Flash
B
Google
C
Netscape
D
Librarians' Index to the Internet
Question 2 Explanation: 
A search engine is a program that searches for Web documents with keyword (s) you specify. Yahoo!, Google, and AltaVista are just three examples of search engines that have been created to help you find information on the Web.
Question 3
What does the "D" stand for in "LED"?
A
Dimmer
B
Diode
C
Darkness
D
Danger
Question 3 Explanation: 
Diode
Question 4
The Sphinx is in which country?
A
Egypt
B
Somalia
C
Ethiopia
D
Yemen
Question 4 Explanation: 
Egypt
Question 5
"The Warden", "Barchester Towers", "Dr Thorne", "Framley Parsonage", "The Small House of Allington" and "Last Chronicle of Barset" are collectively known as what?
A
The Trollope Chronicles
B
The Barsetshire Novels
C
Books of the Dead
D
The Harry Palmer Mysteries
Question 5 Explanation: 
The Barsetshire Novels
Question 6
Which wonder of the ancient world was at Halicarnassus, Persia?
A
Temple of Artemis
B
Statue of Zeus
C
Mausoleum of Mausolus
D
Hanging gardens
Question 6 Explanation: 
Mausoleum of Mausolus
Question 7
What word refers to a measure used in Scotland for liquids, chiefly beer, equalling 9 gallons?
A
Jerkin
B
Merkin
C
Lurkin'
D
Firkin
Question 7 Explanation: 
Firkin
Question 8
What characterises the land in The Sahel?
A
Marshland
B
Tropical forest
C
Mountain ranges
D
Semi-arid savannah
Question 8 Explanation: 
Semi-arid savannah
Question 9
Who was the only Chinese track and field athlete to win an Olympic gold medal in Atlanta in 1996 (for the 5, 000m)?
A
Wang Junxia
B
Ma Junren
C
Mao Dezhen
D
Jingyi Le
Question 9 Explanation: 
Wang Junxia
Question 10
Which of the following is capital of Nepal?
A
Valleta
B
Kathmandu
C
Male
D
Palikir
Question 10 Explanation: 
Kathmandu:Nepal-Kathmandu(Capital) and Rupee(Currency)
Question 11
What number do you get if you add all of the 7 Roman numerals?
A
1, 616
B
1, 666
C
1, 656
D
1, 166
Question 11 Explanation: 
1, 666
Question 12
..........is located in Bhubaneshwar
A
High Altitude Research Laboratory
B
Institute of Life Science
C
Raman Research Institute
D
Space Commission
Question 12 Explanation: 
Institute of Life Science:Institute of Life Sciences is an autonomous institute of higher education for research and education in life sciences in Bhubaneswar, Odisha. It was established by the Government of Odisha in 1989.
Question 13
Which of these was the last to head the USSR?
A
Mikhail Gorbachev
B
Joseph Stalin
C
Vladimir Lenin
D
Leonid Brezhnev
Question 13 Explanation: 
Mikhail Gorbachev
Question 14
The musical term "scherzo" takes its name from the Italian word for what?
A
Joke
B
Bicycle
C
Short dress
D
Male puppy
Question 14 Explanation: 
Joke
Question 15
Who became the youngest winner of the TV show "American Idol" when she won season 6?
A
Carrie Underwood
B
Kelly Clarkson
C
Fantasia Barrino
D
Jordin Sparks
Question 15 Explanation: 
Jordin Sparks
Question 16
When and where did the Acol system evolve?
A
1930s in London, UK
B
1940s and 1950s in Philadelphia, USA
C
1930s in Indianapolis, USA
D
1960s in New York, USA
Question 16 Explanation: 
1930s in London, UK
There are 16 questions to complete.

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