General knowledge quiz 1750

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The study of agriculture is known as
A
Agronomy
B
Pedology
C
Acarology
D
Agricultural Science
Question 1 Explanation: 
Agricultural Science:The study of agriculture is known as agricultural science.
Question 2
How do the strings in a spinet sit in relation to the keyboard?
A
At an angle of 30 degrees
B
Parallel
C
Right angles
D
Vertical
Question 2 Explanation: 
At an angle of 30 degrees
Question 3
Which of these is a fictional character created by Patricia Cornwell?
A
Paddy Clarke
B
Kay Scarpetta
C
Adrian Mole
D
Cordelia Gray
Question 3 Explanation: 
Kay Scarpetta
Question 4
The Victoria Falls are on which river?
A
Congo
B
Nile
C
Limpopo
D
Zambesi
Question 4 Explanation: 
Zambesi
Question 5
Who played the role of Howard Hughes in the 2004 film "The Aviator"?
A
George Hamilton
B
Will Smith
C
Leonardo DiCaprio
D
Clint Eastwood
Question 5 Explanation: 
Leonardo DiCaprio
Question 6
When was SAARC founded?
A
1982
B
1984
C
1985
D
1983
Question 7
Who played the title role in the 2004 film "The Life and Death of Peter Sellers"?
A
Russell Crowe
B
Geoffrey Rush
C
Leonardo DiCaprio
D
Matt Damon
Question 7 Explanation: 
Geoffrey Rush
Question 8
Which of the following is the largest river in the world?
A
Amazon
B
Nile
C
Yenisei
D
Yangtze
Question 8 Explanation: 
Amazon:The Amazon is considered the world's largest river by volume. The Amazon River in South America is the largest river by discharge of water in the world, and the second in length.
Question 9
What is the seven-branched candlestick, based on the candelabrum that was used in the Temple in Jerusalem in ancient times, that is the national symbol of the State of Israel?
A
Hanukiah
B
Menorah
C
Ubon Ratchathani
D
Paschal candle
Question 9 Explanation: 
Menorah
Question 10
Who has been conferred with India's the highest literary honour, the Jnanpith Award for 2015?
A
Rajendra Shah
B
Bhalchandra Nemade
C
Raghuveer Chaudhari
D
Amar Kant
Question 10 Explanation: 
Raghuveer Chaudhari:Gujarati writer Raghuveer Chaudhari has been conferred with India's the highest literary honour, the Jnanpith Award for 2015.Chaudhari, whose most noted works include novels 'Amruta' and 'Uparvas, ' has become the 56th writer and fourth Gujarati literary artist to receive the prestigious award.
Question 11
In Modern era Hundi served as which type of Cheques?
A
Travellers Cheques
B
Gift Cheques
C
Self Cheques
D
Business Cheques
Question 11 Explanation: 
Travellers Cheques:The most important class of Credit Instruments that evolved in India were termed Hundi. In Modern era Hundi served as Travellers Cheques.
Question 12
If someone is urged to give something some welly, what are they being invited to do?
A
Be extravagantly creative
B
Put on extra heavy duty wet weather boots
C
Look cheerful
D
Put power or extra effort into what they are doing
Question 12 Explanation: 
Put power or extra effort into what they are doing
Question 13
The dessert "sachertorte" contains what main ingredient?
A
Onions
B
Chocolate
C
Oranges
D
Coffee
Question 13 Explanation: 
Chocolate
Question 14
Calamine is the ore of which of the following?
A
Magnesium
B
Sodium
C
Sulphur
D
Zinc
Question 14 Explanation: 
Zinc:Zinc is a chemical element with symbol Zn and atomic number 30. It is the first element in group 12 of the periodic table. Calamine is a historic name for an ore of zinc.
Question 15
What is the name of the Jamaican netball team?
A
The Proteas
B
The Partridge Family
C
The Moonlighters
D
The Sunshine Girls
Question 15 Explanation: 
The Sunshine Girls
Question 16
The islands Santa Ysabel, Choiseul, Guadalcanal, Malaita and San Cristobal are in which group?
A
Philippines
B
Tonga
C
Solomon Islands
D
Aleutians
Question 16 Explanation: 
Solomon Islands
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