General knowledge quiz 1723

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
In 2015 there was an upsurge of inaugural national championships in what sport?
A
Drone racing
B
Electric car racing
C
Gumboot throwing
D
Geocaching
Question 1 Explanation: 
Drone racing
Question 2
Angiotensinogen is a protein produced by..........
A
Heart valves
B
Stomach
C
Liver cells
D
Lungs
Question 2 Explanation: 
Liver cells:A serum $\alpha$2 globulin secreted in the liver which, on hydrolysis by renin, gives rise to angiotensin.
Question 3
Which of these best fits the meaning of "demonym"?
A
A public demonstration
B
A home for small devils
C
A name for the residents of a place
D
A name for a small devil
Question 3 Explanation: 
A name for the residents of a place
Question 4
What is a "cowslip"?
A
A flowering plant of the genus Primula
B
Clothing for cattle
C
Soup made from cows' heads
D
A type of milking shed
Question 4 Explanation: 
A flowering plant of the genus Primula
Question 5
Which Beatle played the role of Private Gripweed in Richard Lester's film "How I Won The War", co-starring Michael Crawford, released in 1967?
A
Paul McCartney
B
John Lennon
C
Ringo Starr
D
George Harrison
Question 5 Explanation: 
John Lennon
Question 6
Which of these cities does not have an obelisk popularly called "Cleopatra's Needle"?
A
New York
B
London
C
Rome
D
Paris
Question 6 Explanation: 
Rome
Question 7
Gilgit-Baltistan region belongs to which country?
A
India
B
Nepal
C
Afghanistan
D
Pakistan
Question 7 Explanation: 
Pakistan
Question 8
Who is the father of White Revolution in India?
A
Molly Kurien
B
Nitya S Ghotge
C
M.S. Swaminathan
D
Verghese Kurien
Question 8 Explanation: 
Verghese Kurien:Verghese Kurien, the father of White Revolution in India and the founder of Amul
Question 9
Chholiya is the famous dance form of..........
A
Nagaland
B
Uttarkhand
C
Jharkhand
D
Chattisgarh
Question 9 Explanation: 
Uttarkhand
Question 10
The minerals resources of north-eastern zone include
A
coal, Fe, Mn, Cu, Mica, U, diamond
B
crude Petroleum and natural gas
C
Fe, Au(gold)
D
natural gas, Fe, Au, Mn, U
Question 11
One of Australia's oldest and most important industrial disputes and the subject of Henry Lawson's poem "Freedom on the Wallaby", in 1891 brought central Queensland to the brink of civil war. What group of people was involved?
A
Rabbit hunters
B
Miners
C
Shearers
D
Fencing contractors
Question 11 Explanation: 
Shearers
Question 12
What is the literal translation of the Russian word "Kremlin"?
A
Crocodilian
B
Cream factory
C
Sports car
D
Fortress
Question 12 Explanation: 
Fortress
Question 13
"The Mystery of Edwin Drood" is the unfinished novel by which author?
A
Wilkie Collins
B
Charles Dickens
C
Robert Louis Stephenson
D
Ian Fleming
Question 13 Explanation: 
Charles Dickens
Question 14
The film "Jaws" was set in which town?
A
Miami, Florida
B
Kingston, Jamaica
C
Amity, Long Island, USA
D
New York, New York
Question 14 Explanation: 
Amity, Long Island, USA
Question 15
The city of Maracaibo and its lake are in what country?
A
Morocco
B
Spain
C
Venezuela
D
Colombia
Question 15 Explanation: 
Venezuela
Question 16
Mike Dee, Ad-Roc and MCA were members of which band?
A
Run DMC
B
Beastie Boys
C
G-Unit
D
The Clash
Question 16 Explanation: 
Beastie Boys
There are 16 questions to complete.

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