General knowledge quiz 1787

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Currently, The Heart of Midlothian is NOT which of these?
A
A mosaic in the pavement in Edinburgh
B
A scottish dog breed
C
A scottish Football Club
D
A novel by Sir Walter Scott
Question 1 Explanation: 
A scottish dog breed
Question 2
In 1835, why did Richard Lawrence, an unemployed housepainter from England, fail in the first attempt to kill a sitting President of the US, Andrew Jackson?
A
Jackson rode past too quickly and Lawrence missed
B
He tripped on the kerb and shot both his own feet
C
The horse Lawrence was sitting on bolted at the critical moment
D
Both his pistols misfired
Question 2 Explanation: 
Both his pistols misfired
Question 3
..........is the folk dance of Punjab
A
Yak Chaam
B
Malwai
C
Jhuma
D
Kajir
Question 3 Explanation: 
Malwai:Malwai Giddha is the folk dance of males of Malwa region of Punjab. This dance is originated performed by Babey (old men).
Question 4
Who won the women's singles titles at Wimbledon in 1982?
A
Martina Navratilova
B
Chris Evert
C
Steffi Graf
D
Evonne Goolagong Cawley
Question 4 Explanation: 
Martina Navratilova
Question 5
In darts, what is the next in the sequence 7, 16, 8, 11, 14?
A
5
B
12
C
9
D
20
Question 5 Explanation: 
9
Question 6
What is gossypiboma?
A
The cotton genus
B
Stray forceps after an operation
C
Matter grown round a mass of cotton or sponge left behind in a body cavity after an operation
D
A type of natural or organic yoga clothing
Question 6 Explanation: 
Matter grown round a mass of cotton or sponge left behind in a body cavity after an operation
Question 7
Which of the following is unit of Luminous intensity?
A
Mole
B
Candela
C
Kelvin
D
Kilogram
Question 7 Explanation: 
Candela:Luminous intensity is a measure of the wavelength-weighted power emitted by a light source in a particular direction per unit solid angle
Question 8
Which 1967 song begins with "And now the end is near and so I face the final curtain"?
A
Moonlight In Vermont
B
Come Fly With Me
C
My Way
D
Tea For Two
Question 8 Explanation: 
My Way
Question 9
In cricket, what name is given to a lower-order batsman who comes in to bat higher up the order than usual near the end of the day's play, to maintain most of the strike until the close of play and so protect other, more capable batsmen from being out cheaply in what may be a period of tiredness or in poor light?
A
Night Porter
B
Nightwatchman
C
Night Starvation
D
Night Errant
Question 9 Explanation: 
Nightwatchman
Question 10
November 12 observed as..........
A
World Population Day
B
World Pneumonia Day
C
World Diabetes Day
D
World Hepatitis Day
Question 11
Where does the African continent lie most immediately?
A
West of South America
B
East of India
C
North of Asia
D
South of Europe
Question 11 Explanation: 
South of Europe
Question 12
Venus and which other planet in our solar system has no moon?
A
Saturn
B
Neptune
C
Mars
D
Mercury
Question 12 Explanation: 
Mercury
Question 13
The Second Revolution, or Trois Glorieuses, in France in 1830 led to the overthrow of the restored Bourbon monarchy and a change to what?
A
An 18 year period of anarchy
B
Democracy
C
The Orleanist monarchy
D
Restoration of the National Convention
Question 13 Explanation: 
The Orleanist monarchy
Question 14
Intelsat 35e Satellite has been launched by..........
A
JAXA
B
ISRO
C
NASA
D
SpaceX
Question 14 Explanation: 
SpaceX
Question 15
Which city was founded in 763, ravaged by the Mongols in 1258, taken by the Turks in 1636, and occupied by the British from 1917 to 1932?
A
Nazareth
B
Cape Town
C
Beirut
D
Baghdad
Question 15 Explanation: 
Baghdad
Question 16
What does the Russian word "dacha" refer to?
A
Unit of currency
B
A summer, or seasonal second, home
C
Small tree-dwelling rodent similar to squirrels
D
A saucepan
Question 16 Explanation: 
A summer, or seasonal second, home
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