General knowledge quiz 1769

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What is the name Atahualpa associated with?
A
A species of avocado
B
A volcano which erupted in 1560 CE
C
Aztec emperor
D
Emperor of the Incas when the Spanish conquerors arrived in South America
Question 1 Explanation: 
Emperor of the Incas when the Spanish conquerors arrived in South America
Question 2
In the English version of the "Asterix" books, the character of Fulliautomatix has what occupation?
A
Wizard
B
Blacksmith
C
Ironmonger
D
Minstrel
Question 2 Explanation: 
Ironmonger
Question 3
Semarsot Wildlife Sanctuary is located in..........
A
Karnataka
B
Nagaland
C
Rajasthan
D
Chhattisgarh
Question 4
..........was a German-Austrian engineer who invented magnetic tape for recording sound
A
Dmitri Mendeleev
B
Albert Einstein
C
Fritz Pfleumer
D
Ernest Rutherford
Question 4 Explanation: 
Fritz Pfleumer:Fritz Pfleumer was a German-Austrian engineer who invented magnetic tape for recording sound
Question 5
Who of his family joined Louis XVI of France in going to the guillotine in 1793?
A
His daughter
B
His brother
C
His mother-in-law
D
His wife
Question 5 Explanation: 
His wife
Question 6
The middle latitude extends between
A
23(1/2)? North to 32(1/2)? South
B
23(1/2)? and 66? in both the hemispheres
C
66? North to 66? South
D
North pole and South pole
Question 7
Who investigated Bill Clinton's involvement in the Whitewater Land Transactions and his role in the Monica Lewinsky affair?
A
Warren Burger
B
Linda Tripp
C
Kenneth Starr
D
Condoleeza Rice
Question 7 Explanation: 
Kenneth Starr
Question 8
Which mosquito-borne virus, closely related to chikungunya and with similar symptoms, was identified in Trinidad in 1954 and in northern South America, and surfaced in Haiti in 2015?
A
Filariasis
B
Zika
C
Mayaro
D
La Crosse
Question 8 Explanation: 
Mayaro
Question 9
"The Leader of the Pack" was a #1 hit record world-wide between 1972 and 1976 for which group?
A
The Ronettes
B
The Supremes
C
The Shangri-Las
D
The Shirelles
Question 9 Explanation: 
The Shangri-Las
Question 10
The book titled When Crime Pays-Money and Muscle in Indian Politics has been authored by
A
Khushwant Singh.
B
Milan Vaishnav
C
Jeet Thayil
D
Satyajit Ray
Question 10 Explanation: 
Milan Vaishnav:When Crime Pays-Money and Muscle in Indian Politics is the book by Milan Vaishnav. This book explores the co-existence of democracy and illegality, and why it is repeatedly blessed by voters.
Question 11
A Hawaiian pizza is topped with ham and what else?
A
Grapes
B
Pineapple
C
Taro
D
Yams
Question 11 Explanation: 
Pineapple
Question 12
Sugar Acid and..........from natural sources were identical
A
Ferric Oxide
B
Acetylsalicylic Acid
C
Nitric Acid
D
Oxalic acid
Question 12 Explanation: 
Oxalic acid:By 1784, Scheele had shown that ''sugar acid'' and oxalic acid from natural sources were identical
Question 13
What was the name of the character played by George Clooney in the "Oceans" film series released from 19 to 19?
A
Virgil
B
Rusty
C
Linus
D
Danny
Question 13 Explanation: 
Danny
Question 14
The ship Andrea Gail features in which 1997 book and 2000 film?
A
Cast Away
B
The Perfect Storm
C
Erin Brockovich
D
U-571
Question 14 Explanation: 
The Perfect Storm
Question 15
Mescaline comes from what plant?
A
Carrot
B
Poppy
C
Cactus
D
Palm tree
Question 15 Explanation: 
Cactus
Question 16
A JPG is...
A
A Jumper Programmed Graphic
B
A format for an image file
C
A type of hard disk
D
A unit of measure for memory
There are 16 questions to complete.

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