General knowledge quiz 1772

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Clematis vitalba, a plant of the Ranunculaceae family, is also known as Traveller's Joy and what other name?
A
Friar's Ivy
B
Wandering William
C
Old man's beard
D
The Princess Vine
Question 1 Explanation: 
Old man's beard
Question 2
Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport is located in which state?
A
Uttar Pradesh
B
West Bengal
C
Kerala
D
Maharashtra
Question 2 Explanation: 
Uttar Pradesh:Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport or Varanasi International Airport is a public airport located at Babatpur 26 km northwest of Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
Question 3
What word best describes a triangle where all sides are equal?
A
Isosceles
B
Equilateral
C
Scalene
D
Obtuse
Question 3 Explanation: 
Equilateral
Question 4
Tolstoy's book "War and Peace" is set when?
A
100 Year's War
B
World War I
C
Crimean War
D
Napoleonic Wars
Question 4 Explanation: 
Napoleonic Wars
Question 5
Which of these dogs was the main character in Jack London's book, "The Call of the Wild"?
A
Rin Tin Tin
B
White Fang
C
Buck
D
Lassie
Question 5 Explanation: 
Buck
Question 6
In 2016 Peter Prevc from Slovenia is both the World Cup holder and the individual World Champion in what sport?
A
Ski flying
B
Skateboarding
C
Free climbing
D
Motocross
Question 6 Explanation: 
Ski flying
Question 7
What might you find a "dowser" doing?
A
Making boats
B
Throwing water over hot sailors
C
Searching for water underground with a forked stick
D
Drinking excessive amounts of alcohol
Question 7 Explanation: 
Searching for water underground with a forked stick
Question 8
Where is the headquarters of UNESCO?
A
Geneva, Switzerland
B
Paris, France
C
Vienna, Austria
D
New York, US
Question 8 Explanation: 
Paris, France:The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN). Its purpose is to contribute to peace and security by promoting international collaboration through education, science, and culture to further universal respect for justice, the rule of law, and human rights along with fundamental freedom proclaimed in the United Nations Charter. UNESCO has 195 member states and nine associate members. Most of its field offices are ''cluster'' offices covering three or more countries; national and regional offices also exist.
Question 9
In December 2005, Amelle Berrabah became a member of which group?
A
Pussycat Dolls
B
Sugababes
C
Atomic Kitten
D
Fleetwood Mac
Question 9 Explanation: 
Sugababes
Question 10
Which of these is a Pacific Island that is famous for its large statues?
A
Ramadan Island
B
Christmas Island
C
Passover Island
D
Easter Island
Question 10 Explanation: 
Easter Island
Question 11
Morrissey is a singer associated with what band?
A
The New York Dolls
B
The Beatles
C
U2
D
The Smiths
Question 11 Explanation: 
The Smiths
Question 12
Which of these was a hit for Avril Levigne in 2002?
A
Dilemma
B
Hot in Herre
C
Sk8er Boi
D
Ain't It Funny
Question 12 Explanation: 
Sk8er Boi
Question 13
Under whom, a panel was formed by Reserve Bank of India (RBI) which recommended a list of commodities which can be hedged in the overseas markets by all Indian residents?
A
H L Dattu
B
Yogesh Kumar
C
Mehr Chand
D
Chandan Sinha
Question 13 Explanation: 
A panel formed by Reserve Bank of India (RBI) under Chandan Sinha (former Executive Director of RBI) has recommended a list of commodities which can be hedged in the overseas markets by all Indian residents. Thus it has recommended a list of commodities (which includes gold, silver, zinc, tin, crude oil and its derivatives, coal, natural gas, tea, coffee, sugar and cocoa) which can be hedged in the overseas markets by all residents i.e. by both domestic users and exporters/importers.
Question 14
Which of these is an actor who co-owns a top London restaurant called Langan's Brasserie?
A
Nigel Hawthorne
B
Bill Wyman
C
Anthony Hopkins
D
Michael Caine
Question 14 Explanation: 
Michael Caine
Question 15
What power is the main source of electricity for Baja California?
A
Wind
B
Hydro
C
Solar
D
Geothermal
Question 15 Explanation: 
Geothermal
Question 16
What is the title of the patriotic anthem by Julia Ward Howe that contains the line "His truth is marching on"?
A
Hail to the Chief
B
The Star Spangled Banner
C
The Battle Hymn of the Republic
D
This Land is Your Land
Question 16 Explanation: 
The Battle Hymn of the Republic
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