General knowledge quiz 1759

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Approximately how far is the moon from Earth?
A
1.1 million miles
B
550, 000 miles
C
240, 000 miles
D
760, 000 miles
Question 1 Explanation: 
240, 000 miles
Question 2
The number of waves made by an electron moving in an orbit having maximum magnetic quantum number is +3
A
4
B
5
C
2
D
zero
Question 3
What was the name of the lion in "The Chronicles of Narnia:The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe", a 2005 film based on the "Narnia" books by C S Lewis?
A
Mickey
B
Aslan
C
Paddington
D
Leo
Question 3 Explanation: 
Aslan
Question 4
October 9 observed as..........
A
World Polio Day
B
World Post Day
C
World Food Day
D
United Nations Day
Question 5
Sean Murphy became the World Champion in 2005 in what sport?
A
Darts
B
Squash
C
Snooker
D
Chess
Question 5 Explanation: 
Snooker
Question 6
Who has been appointed as the new Chairman of Union Public Service Commission with effect from January 4, 2017?
A
R. M. Bathew
B
David R. Syiemlieh
C
F. W. Robertson
D
D P Agrawal
Question 6 Explanation: 
President Pranab Mukherjee has appointed Prof. David R. Syiemlieh, to perform the duties of the post of Chairman of Union Public Service Commission, with effect from the forenoon of January 4, 2017 till further orders or till completion of his term as member on 21.01.2018, whichever is earlier. Prof. David is currently, a member of the Union Public Service Commission.
Question 7
The Cotton crop field rotation is..........
A
Four yearly
B
Three yearly
C
Haly yearly
D
Two yearly
Question 7 Explanation: 
Four yearly:Crop rotation is the practice of growing a series of dissimilar or different types of crops in the same area in sequenced seasons. Cotton-Four yearly
Question 8
Which of these is an architect for supertall buildings, such as 10 Fleet Place, Ludgate, London (1992), AT&T Corporate Center, Chicago (1989), Jubilee Park Pavilion, London (2004) and the Trump International Hotel & Tower, Chicago (2009)?
A
Tom Wright
B
Adrian Smith
C
William van Alen
D
Robert Adam
Question 8 Explanation: 
Adrian Smith
Question 9
Which of these people had victories in battle at Marston Moor, Naseby, Preston, Dunbar and Worcester?
A
Winston Churchill
B
Oliver Cromwell
C
Joan of Arc
D
King Arthur
Question 9 Explanation: 
Oliver Cromwell
Question 10
The Dudhwa Tiger Reserve is a protected area in
A
West Bengal
B
Tamil Nadu
C
Uttar Pradesh
D
Rajasthan
Question 10 Explanation: 
Uttar Pradesh:The Dudhwa Tiger Reserve is a protected area in Uttar Pradesh that stretches mainly across the Lakhimpur Kheri and Bahraich districts and comprises the Dudhwa National Park, Kishanpur Wildlife Sanctuary and Katarniaghat Wildlife Sanctuary
Question 11
The Colosseum, is an oval amphitheatre in which country?
A
Italy
B
England
C
France
D
China
Question 11 Explanation: 
Italy:The Colosseum or Coliseum, also known as the Flavian Amphitheatre, is an oval amphitheatre in the centre of the city of Rome, Italy.
Question 12
Which early 20th century American novelist wrote "The Crisis", "Crossing", "Coniston", "Mr Crewe's Career" and "Far Country"?
A
Spenser Churchill
B
Randolph Churchill
C
Winston Churchill
D
Charles Churchill
Question 12 Explanation: 
Winston Churchill
Question 13
Which of these is a short haired odd-toed vegetarian mammal native to Central and South America and Southeast Asia?
A
Marmoset
B
Sloth
C
Tapir
D
Capybara
Question 13 Explanation: 
Tapir
Question 14
What was the surname of 20th century authors Victoria and Edward, who were brother and sister?
A
Sackville-West
B
Woolf
C
Bronte
D
Amis
Question 14 Explanation: 
Sackville-West
Question 15
In which nursery rhyme were horses, not unexpectedly, unable to mend what is understood to be an egg?
A
Old King Cole..........
B
Mary Mary quite contrary..
C
Little Jack Horner...
D
Humpty Dumpty..
Question 15 Explanation: 
Humpty Dumpty..
Question 16
On 27 April 2010, the debt rating of which country was decreased to 'junk' status by Standard & Poor's, amidst fears of default by the government?
A
Portugal
B
Greece
C
Brazil
D
Zimbabwe
Question 16 Explanation: 
Greece
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