General knowledge quiz 173

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Bennett Cerf, Dr. Seuss's publisher, wagered $50 that Seuss could not write a book using only fifty different words. Seuss won by writing which book?
A
Green Eggs and Ham
B
The Cat in the Hat
C
One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish
D
Happy Birthday to You!
Question 1 Explanation: 
Green Eggs and Ham
Question 2
The first general election of India held in..........
A
1951
B
1956
C
1960
D
1948
Question 2 Explanation: 
1951:The Indian general election of 1951-52 elected the first Lok Sabha since India became independent in August 1947.Until this point, the Indian Constituent Assembly had served as an interim legislature.
Question 3
One animal unit is equal to..........lb
A
100
B
10
C
1000
D
500
Question 3 Explanation: 
1000:The animal unit (AU) is a standard unit used in calculating the relative grazing impact of different kinds and classes of livestock. One animal unit is defined as a 1000 lb (450 kg) beef cow with or without a nursing calf, with a daily dry matter forage requirement of 26 lb (11.8 kg).
Question 4
To evolve a peaceful settlement of the conflict between India and China, which of the following non-aligned Afro-Asian nations participated in a conference held in December 1962?
A
Burma (now Myanmar), Combodia, Indonesia and UAR
B
Burma, Sri Lanka, Combodia and Indonesia
C
Burma, Indonesia, Ghana and Sri Lanka
D
All of the above
Question 5
What was the nickname of tennis star John McEnroe?
A
Mellow Johnny
B
Scooter
C
Superbrat
D
Pingu
Question 5 Explanation: 
Superbrat
Question 6
Which London landmark was designed by Sir Christopher Wren to commemorate the Great Fire of London?
A
Cleopatra's Needle
B
Nelson's Column
C
The Monument
D
Lincoln Memorial
Question 6 Explanation: 
The Monument
Question 7
The soils common to the south eastern USA are called
A
ultisols
B
alfisols
C
aridsols
D
mollisols
Question 8
What is the next in this series:"Lucky Town", "The Ghost of Tom Joad", "The Rising", "Devils & Dust", "We Shall Overcome:The Seeger Sessions", "Magic"...?
A
It's Not Me, It's You
B
The Very Best of Bob Dylan
C
Working on a Dream
D
Philadelphia
Question 8 Explanation: 
Working on a Dream
Question 9
What word describes someone who historically was a medical professional who formulated and dispensed medicines (the fore-runner of the pharmacist, pharmacologist, chemist or dispensing chemist), offered general medical advice and a range of services such as surgery and midwifery?
A
Actuary
B
Apotheosis
C
Aerialist
D
Apothecary
Question 9 Explanation: 
Apothecary
Question 10
The Labrador Sea and the Labrador Basin are what?
A
Tools for for dog grooming
B
Stretches of sea off the coast of Canada
C
A mineral mine
D
An extensive farming complex and lake in Portugal
Question 10 Explanation: 
Stretches of sea off the coast of Canada
Question 11
In 1973 the Paris Peace Accords were held in an attempt to end which war?
A
Arab-Israeli
B
Korean
C
Vietnam
D
"Desert Storm"
Question 11 Explanation: 
Vietnam
Question 12
The legislative branch of government is responsible for..........
A
Express an opinion on a specific issue through a motion.
B
Right to assess
C
To instigate a parliamentary investigation into a specific issue
D
Enacting Laws
Question 12 Explanation: 
Enacting Laws:The legislative branch of government is responsible for enacting the laws of the state and appropriating the money necessary to operate the government.
Question 13
Which of these is the branch of internal medicine and pediatrics dealing with the study of the function and diseases of the kidney?
A
Nephrology
B
Phrenology
C
Pharmacology
D
Narcolepsy
Question 13 Explanation: 
Nephrology
Question 14
In a film script, what do the letters MCU mean?
A
Many Close Upward
B
Move Camera Unfocussed
C
Mobile Camera Unsteady
D
Medium Close Up
Question 14 Explanation: 
Medium Close Up
Question 15
'Humayun-nama' was written by
A
Hamida Banu
B
Gulbadan begam
C
Dildar Begum
D
Gulrang Begum
Question 15 Explanation: 
Gulbadan begam:Gulbadan Begum took the challenge and produced a document titled Ahwal Humayun Padshah Jamah Kardom Gulbadan Begum bint Babur Padshah amma Akbar Padshah. It came to be known as Humayun-nama
Question 16
Who was expelled from school, owned two failed businesses, worked for the Northampton Repertory Company and appeared in the film "Murder at Monte Carlo", where he was discovered by a Warner Brothers executive and went on to make 58 films?
A
Errol Flynn
B
David Niven
C
Douglas Fairbanks
D
Clark Gable
Question 16 Explanation: 
Errol Flynn
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