General knowledge quiz 1714

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What does the Unix Time system do?
A
Keeps the time in video games and apps
B
Calculates when a leap second needs to be added to Coordinated Universal Time
C
Counts the seconds that have elapsed since Coordinated Universal Time was established on 1/1/1970
D
Marks the time specifically related to Unix operating systems
Question 1 Explanation: 
Counts the seconds that have elapsed since Coordinated Universal Time was established on 1/1/1970
Question 2
The Slash-and-burn agriculture
A
Jhum Cultivation
B
Horiculture
C
Sugercane Cultivation
D
Deforestation
Question 2 Explanation: 
Jhum Cultivation:Slash-and-burn agriculture, or fire-fallow cultivation, is a farming method that involves the cutting and burning of plants in a forest or woodland to create a field called a swidden
Question 3
Which of these is an American comedian who made a career in the UK as part of the alternative comedy scene in the 1980s?
A
Diamond Gum
B
Ruby Wax
C
Sapphire Sticky
D
Beryl Glue
Question 3 Explanation: 
Ruby Wax
Question 4
What was Genghis Khan's usual method of transport when going to war?
A
Reindeer
B
Horse
C
Sleigh
D
Skis
Question 4 Explanation: 
Horse
Question 5
What were the weapons used mainly by infantrymen in the American Civil War?
A
Rifles
B
Spears
C
Swords
D
Slingshots
Question 5 Explanation: 
Rifles
Question 6
Whose death on 25 June 2009 left behind three grieving children, a personal doctor to face manslaughter charges, and parents who then embarked on a range of litigations?
A
Michael Jack Schmidt
B
Jack Michaelson
C
Michael Jackson
D
Jack Malone
Question 6 Explanation: 
Michael Jackson
Question 7
What word would you use to describe someone who sees sound?
A
Syncretist
B
Synchronous
C
Synaesthesia
D
Synthesiser
Question 7 Explanation: 
Synaesthesia
Question 8
Which British laws introduced by the Importation Act of 1815 and repealed in 1846 are examples of British mercantilism, the abolition of which marked a significant step towards free trade?
A
The Act of Succession
B
The Cat and Mouse Act
C
The Acts of Union
D
The Corn Laws
Question 8 Explanation: 
The Corn Laws
Question 9
In 2012 an annual international event, GODZone, was established in New Zealand for competitors in what?
A
Mountain biking
B
Combined kayaking, swimming and cycling
C
Adventure and multi-discipline racing
D
Distance open sea swimming
Question 9 Explanation: 
Adventure and multi-discipline racing
Question 10
The Beautiful River is a river in which country?
A
Chile
B
New Zealand
C
Indonesia
D
Vietnam
Question 10 Explanation: 
New Zealand:The Beautiful River is a river in the Buller district in the South island of New Zealand. It is a tributary of the Karamea River
Question 11
Which of these is a musical that tells the story of cowboy Curly McLain and his romance with farm girl Laurey Williams?
A
Nebraska!
B
Wyoming!
C
Oklahoma!
D
South Dakota!
Question 11 Explanation: 
Oklahoma!
Question 12
What nationality was 17th century artist Artemisia Gentileschi?
A
Swiss
B
Dutch
C
Italian
D
English
Question 12 Explanation: 
Italian
Question 13
What is the oldest continuous Olympic team sport?
A
Water polo
B
Soccer
C
Basketball
D
Rugby Union
Question 13 Explanation: 
Water polo
Question 14
What does the "V" in "V8 Supercars" refer to?
A
The configuration of the cylinders in the engine
B
Valve
C
Vavasseur
D
Fifth
Question 14 Explanation: 
The configuration of the cylinders in the engine
Question 15
Which of these was the first to be invented?
A
Machine gun
B
Stethoscope
C
Dynamite
D
Telescope
Question 15 Explanation: 
Telescope
Question 16
Where was the Cyclo-cross World Championship 2013 held?
A
Tabor, Czech Republic
B
Paris, France
C
Quebec, Canada
D
Louisville, Kentucky, USA
Question 16 Explanation: 
Louisville, Kentucky, USA
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