General knowledge quiz 1690

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What is the function of a dynamo?
A
To convert heat energy into light energy
B
To convert light energy into heat energy
C
To convert mechanical energy into electrical energy
D
To convert electrical energy into mechanical energy
Question 2
What is the name of the hand signalling system used by bookmakers to convey horses' odds?
A
Tic-toc
B
Tic-tac
C
Tuc-tuc
D
Tok-tac
Question 2 Explanation: 
Tic-tac
Question 3
What name is given to the group of elements that includes fluorine, chlorine, bromine and iodine?
A
Halleberries
B
Hallucinogens
C
Halloweens
D
Halogens
Question 3 Explanation: 
Halogens
Question 4
The eleventh studio album by Irish rock band U2, released in November 2004, was called How to Dismantle..." what?
A
A Deck Chair
B
An Atomic Bomb
C
Scaffolding
D
Furniture from IKEA
Question 4 Explanation: 
An Atomic Bomb
Question 5
Although the game Yahtzee has similarities to several older dice games, when was it actually trademarked under that name in the US?
A
1984
B
1952
C
1973
D
1956
Question 5 Explanation: 
1956
Question 6
"The Count of Monte Cristo" was originally written in which language?
A
Spanish
B
French
C
Portuguese
D
Russian
Question 6 Explanation: 
French
Question 7
Ochlophobia is a fear of what?
A
Dogs
B
Junkyards
C
Crowds
D
Elephants
Question 7 Explanation: 
Crowds
Question 8
BSE is the oldest Stock exchange in India, founded in..........
A
1875
B
1920
C
1890
D
1935
Question 8 Explanation: 
1875:The Bombay Stock Exchange is the oldest exchange in Asia known as ''The Native Share & Stock Brokers Association'' in 1875.
Question 9
Who created the international competition called the Goodwill Games, that were held between 1986 and 2001?
A
Ted Turner
B
Kerry Packer
C
Prince Charles
D
Bob Geldof
Question 9 Explanation: 
Ted Turner
Question 10
Who was considered as Gandhiji's political guru?
A
Ram Manohar Lohia
B
Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel
C
Subhash Chandra Bose
D
Gopal Krishna Gokhle
Question 10 Explanation: 
Gopal Krishna Gokhle:Gopal Krishna Gokhle was Gandhiji's political guru. Following Gokhle's advice, Gandhiji roamed around India's every nook and corner to understand the country and her people better.
Question 11
What relationship does the central character in the 1996 film "Jerry Maguire" have to sports?
A
His son is a tennis coach
B
He is a synchronised swimmer
C
He is a sports agent
D
He makes chess pieces
Question 11 Explanation: 
He is a sports agent
Question 12
Which of the following is located in Assam?
A
Periyar National Park
B
Khangchendzonga Park
C
Valmiki National Park
D
Kaziranga National Park
Question 12 Explanation: 
Kaziranga National Park:Kaziranga wildlife sanctuary inside kaziranga wildlife sanctuary rhino in kaziranga wildlife sanctuary is a national park in the Golaghat and Nagaon districts of the state of Assam
Question 13
Which drug, used as a stimulant in heart failure, can cause convulsions and paralysis if overdosed?
A
Insecticide
B
Arsenic
C
Strychnine
D
Oestrogen
Question 13 Explanation: 
Strychnine
Question 14
Italian Dr Mattheo Thun, whose work can involve bottles and cutlery among other things is best described as what?
A
Master chef
B
Architect and designer
C
Sculptor
D
Installation artist
Question 14 Explanation: 
Architect and designer
Question 15
The term length of Belgium's President is
A
Seven Year
B
Five Year
C
One Year
D
None of these
Question 15 Explanation: 
None of these:Elections in Belgium are organised for legislative bodies only, and not for executive functions.
Question 16
What Christian festival commemorates the coming of the Three Wise Men to Bethlehem?
A
Palm Sunday
B
Annunciation
C
Epiphany
D
Palm Sunday
Question 16 Explanation: 
Epiphany
There are 16 questions to complete.

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