General knowledge quiz 1716

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What is another name for China clay?
A
Bartle
B
Lanolin
C
Detritus
D
Kaolin
Question 1 Explanation: 
Kaolin
Question 2
Who was the first Indian to go into space?
A
Ravi Malhotra
B
Satish Dawan
C
Kalpana Chawla
D
Rakesh Sharma
Question 3
The island of Taiwan is off the coast of where?
A
Great Britain
B
Australia
C
China
D
Malaysia
Question 3 Explanation: 
China
Question 4
What orbits the Sun between Earth and Mercury?
A
Nothing
B
The asteroid belt
C
Venus
D
Halley's comet
Question 4 Explanation: 
Venus
Question 5
What fictional village was the setting for a 1963 novel by Spike Milligan?
A
Puckoon
B
Spitoon
C
Llareggub
D
Erewhon
Question 5 Explanation: 
Puckoon
Question 6
Which calendar was different from its predecessor because leap years did not fall on years divisible by 100 unless they were also divisible by 400?
A
Roman calendar
B
Gregorian calendar
C
Lunar Calendar
D
Julian calendar
Question 6 Explanation: 
Gregorian calendar
Question 7
Who, in 1949, became Premier and Foreign Minister of the first all-China Communist government?
A
Mao Tse-Tung
B
Zhou En-Lai
C
Chiang Kai-Shek
D
Kim Il Jong
Question 7 Explanation: 
Zhou En-Lai
Question 8
Maya is the variety of..........
A
Maize
B
Rice
C
Wheat
D
Mustard
Question 8 Explanation: 
Mustard:Maya is a variety of Mustard
Question 9
Which animals live in nests called "dreys"?
A
Squirrels
B
Otters
C
Pheasants
D
Wasps
Question 9 Explanation: 
Squirrels
Question 10
In June 2010, 8 highly endangered monkeys (4 cottontop tamarins and 4 pygmy marmosets) were stolen from the Symbio Wildlife Park in which country?
A
Kenya
B
South Africa
C
Australia
D
England
Question 10 Explanation: 
Australia
Question 11
All or part of Eritrea, Somaliland, Tientsin, Libya, the Dodecanese Islands, Ethiopia and Albania were ruled by what country in 1942?
A
Turkey
B
Germany
C
Italy
D
France
Question 11 Explanation: 
Italy
Question 12
Which of these is a term broadly applied to a range of persistent skin conditions that include dryness and recurring skin rashes characterised by redness, swelling, itching and dryness, crusting, flaking, blistering, cracking, oozing, and/or bleeding?
A
Alopecia
B
Eczema
C
Epilepsy
D
Diphtheria
Question 12 Explanation: 
Eczema
Question 13
When a given amount of air is cooled
A
the amount of moisture it can hold decreases
B
its absolute humidity decreases
C
its relative humidity remains constant
D
its absolute humidity increases
Question 14
What motive power does a yacht commonly use?
A
Wind
B
Steam
C
Manned oars
D
AV fuel
Question 14 Explanation: 
Wind
Question 15
What organisation was founded in 1831 by James Winston, Samuel James Arnold, Samuel Beazley, Sir Andrew Francis Barnard, and Francis Mills to "tend to the regeneration of the Drama"?
A
The Athenaeum
B
The Garrick Club
C
The Kit-Kat Club
D
The Green Room Club
Question 15 Explanation: 
The Garrick Club
Question 16
What is the name of the test cricket venue in Birmingham, England?
A
Trent Bridge
B
Edgebaston
C
Old Trafford
D
Headingley
Question 16 Explanation: 
Edgebaston
There are 16 questions to complete.

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