General knowledge quiz 1725

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Balsam and cottonwoods are species of what?
A
Elm
B
Poplar
C
Willow
D
Oak
Question 1 Explanation: 
Poplar
Question 2
What is another name for the gladioli?
A
Sword lily
B
Kumara
C
Delphinium
D
Rose
Question 2 Explanation: 
Sword lily
Question 3
The technology industry centre known as "Silicon Valley" is in which state of the USA?
A
California
B
New York
C
Texas
D
Florida
Question 3 Explanation: 
California
Question 4
According to the Islamic calendar, during which month were the first verses of the Qur'an revealed to the Islamic Prophet Muhammad?
A
Ramadan
B
Ewerdan
C
Lambadan
D
Muttondan
Question 4 Explanation: 
Ramadan
Question 5
Which of these is a mountain range in Asia?
A
Angkor Wat
B
Mogadishu
C
Hindu Kush
D
Machu Picchu
Question 5 Explanation: 
Hindu Kush
Question 6
Who is the first ever female, appointed as UK's ambassador to the UN?
A
Diane Sawyer
B
Karen Pierce
C
Hu Shuli
D
Avani Chaturvedi
Question 6 Explanation: 
Karen Pierce, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) political director of UK, has been appointed UK ambassador to the United Nations, becoming the first female UK ambassador to the UN. Karen Pierce has previously represented the UK in a wide variety of capacities, attending functions hosted by organisations such as the UN and the World Trade Organisation. She joined the FCO in 1981. She has had a varied career in Washington, the Balkans, and Afghanistan and briefly as head of news in the FCO under the foreign secretaryship of Robin Cook between 1999 and 2001.
Question 7
What is the meaning of the word "dinosaur"?
A
Ugly reptile
B
Big snake
C
Terrifying lizard
D
Magnificent mammal
Question 7 Explanation: 
Terrifying lizard
Question 8
On 22 January 1955 sportsman Joe Davis scored the first officially recognised what?
A
Maximum break in a snooker game
B
Hat trick in underwater hockey
C
Record speed in the Cooper's Hill Cheese-Rolling and Wake
D
The first skateboard Caballerial in competition
Question 8 Explanation: 
Maximum break in a snooker game
Question 9
P.T. Usha, who came close to bagging a bronze finished fourth in..........in 1984 Olympics.
A
400 m final
B
800 m final
C
400 m hurdle
D
the marathon
Question 10
The transit of Venus was seen on 8th June, 200
A
This Celestial event took place after a gap of..........
B
100 years
C
122 years
D
125 years 4.90 years
Question 10 Explanation: 
122 years:The Transit of Venus took place on 8th June 2004 after a gap of 122 years. The rarecelestial event was utilized by Vigyan Prasar as an opportunity to undertake large-scale science communication.
Question 11
What was a fleam used for?
A
To deliver pills direct to the back of the throat
B
To shape a spear or arrow head
C
To mix blood sausage
D
To cut a vein for bloodletting
Question 11 Explanation: 
To cut a vein for bloodletting
Question 12
Which of these is most similar to blancmange?
A
Floating islands
B
Panna cotta
C
Quenelles
D
Hippocras
Question 12 Explanation: 
Panna cotta
Question 13
March 21 observed as..........
A
World Consumer Rights Day
B
World Sparrow Day
C
International Day of Forests
D
World Water Day
Question 14
..........is the parliament of Lithuania
A
National Assembly
B
Majlis
C
Seimas
D
Diet
Question 14 Explanation: 
Seimas:Seimas is the Parliament of the Republic of Lithuania
Question 15
Who are Stan Marsh, Kyle Broflovski, Eric Cartman, and Kenny McCormick?
A
Professional golfers
B
The backing band for Madonna
C
US Congressmen
D
"South Park" kids
Question 15 Explanation: 
"South Park" kids
Question 16
Which of the following is the currency of Armenia?
A
Euro
B
Dinar
C
Dram
D
Peso
Question 16 Explanation: 
Armenia-Yerevan(Capital) and Dram(Currency)
There are 16 questions to complete.

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