General knowledge quiz 1752

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
..........are prevailing winds from the east toward the west in the middle latitudes between 30 and 60 degrees latitude.
A
Polar winds
B
Westerlies
C
Local winds
D
Trade winds
Question 1 Explanation: 
Westerlies:The Westerlies, anti-trades, or Prevailing Westerlies, are prevailing winds from the east toward the west in the middle latitudes between 30 and 60 degrees latitude.
Question 2
The NAM summit which demanded expansion of the United Nations Security council had met at
A
Tehran
B
Cairo
C
Harare
D
Jakarta
Question 3
The islands of Zanzibar and Madagascar are in which ocean?
A
Pacific
B
Indian
C
Atlantic
D
Arctic
Question 3 Explanation: 
Indian
Question 4
Talk-show host Jack Paar once welcomed which actress to The Tonight Show by saying, "Here they are, ... ", that became the title of her biography by Raymond Strait
A
Jayne Mansfield
B
Marilyn Munro
C
Gina Lollobrigida
D
Jacqueline Onassis
Question 4 Explanation: 
Jayne Mansfield
Question 5
From Hainan in the north to and including Singapore in the south, and including the Gulf of Thailand, how many countries have coasts on the South China Sea?
A
9
B
7
C
5
D
12
Question 5 Explanation: 
9
Question 6
What are Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg collectively known as?
A
Pyrenees
B
Cinque Ports
C
Hollandaise
D
Benelux
Question 6 Explanation: 
Benelux
Question 7
Which of these was published first?
A
A Streetcar Named Desire
B
A Bear Called Paddington
C
The Da Vinci Code
D
Going Rogue
Question 7 Explanation: 
A Streetcar Named Desire
Question 8
What is the theme for International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2017?
A
Transformation towards sustainable and resilient society for all
B
Science for development of people with disabilities
C
Inclusive growth:sustained development for all
D
Helping hand for the development of disabled
Question 8 Explanation: 
Transformation towards sustainable and resilient society for all; celebrated on December 3
Question 9
What is the sclera?
A
Connective tissue
B
The insulating cover of nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord
C
Organic tissue
D
The opaque, fibrous, protective, outer layer of the eye
Question 9 Explanation: 
The opaque, fibrous, protective, outer layer of the eye
Question 10
Which British sitcom about the Home Guard in World War II was written by Jimmy Perry and David Croft and broadcast between 1968 and 1977, running for 80 episodes?
A
To the Manor Born
B
Oh What A Lovely War
C
Popski's Private Army
D
Dad's Army
Question 10 Explanation: 
Dad's Army
Question 11
Where was the first zoo in the United States, which opened on 1 July 1874 with 1, 000 animals and an entry fee of 25 cents?
A
New York
B
Philadelphia
C
San Francisco
D
Chicago
Question 11 Explanation: 
Philadelphia
Question 12
What was the occupation of Polish trade unionist and politician Lech Walesa?
A
Computer programmer
B
Shepherd
C
Author of children's books
D
Electrician
Question 12 Explanation: 
Electrician
Question 13
If A = 1, B = 2 and so on, what number would represent BEECH?
A
24436
B
25527
C
25538
D
2537
Question 13 Explanation: 
25538
Question 14
In 1797 Norman Cross in Huntingdon, Great Britain, saw something described as the first what?
A
A purpose-built prisoner of war camp
B
Wearing of a top hat in public
C
The issue of the first Bank of England notes which could not be converted to gold
D
Openly admitted opium-affected poem, "Kubla Khan" by Samuel T. Coleridge
Question 14 Explanation: 
A purpose-built prisoner of war camp
Question 15
Niranjan Mukundan is related to which Sport?
A
Badminton
B
Shooting
C
Swimming
D
Wrestling
Question 15 Explanation: 
Swimming:Para swimmer Niranjan Mukundan has won eight medals, including three golds, at the recently-concluded IWAS (International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports) U-23 World Games in Prague, Czech Republic.
Question 16
Which low-key "equipment" is being used in Europe to catch drones which are believed to be posing a danger to the public?
A
Other drones
B
Falcons
C
Eagles
D
Boomerangs
Question 16 Explanation: 
Eagles
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