General knowledge quiz 20

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Chris Martin is the singer for which band?
A
REM
B
Radiohead
C
Coldplay
D
Poison
Question 1 Explanation: 
Coldplay
Question 2
'Global 500' awards are given for the outstanding achievement in which of the following fields?
A
Campaign against AIDS
B
Population control
C
Protection of environment
D
Elimination of illiteracy
Question 3
What was worn in the 19th century in the west by women to give shape to the lower back?
A
Bustle
B
Basque
C
Bodice
D
Busque
Question 3 Explanation: 
Bustle
Question 4
Minh Mang, Emperor of Vietnam 1820-1841, was deeply opposed to western involvement in his country and in 1825 outlawed what?
A
Christian missionaries
B
Importing apples
C
Gilbert & Sullivan operas
D
Using coffee
Question 4 Explanation: 
Christian missionaries
Question 5
Empress Matilda ruled England in which century?
A
11th
B
10th
C
12th
D
13th
Question 5 Explanation: 
12th
Question 6
Which American screenwriter, producer, director, actor, author and editor, most productive in the 1950's, made "Plan 9 From Outer Space", "Glen or Glenda" and "Bride Of The Monster"?
A
Fred Zinnermann
B
Ed Wood
C
Edward Woodward
D
Roy Rowland
Question 6 Explanation: 
Ed Wood
Question 7
Natural rubber is from the monomer..........
A
Propane
B
Isopropene
C
Isoprene
D
Isobutane
Question 7 Explanation: 
Isoprene:Natural rubber is from the monomer isoprene (2-methyl-1, 3-butadiene)
Question 8
Which is the Capital of North Korea?
A
Pyongyang
B
Riga
C
Pristina
D
Seoul
Question 8 Explanation: 
Pyongyang:North Korea-Pyongyang(Capital) and Won(Currency)
Question 9
Euro is not a currency of which country?
A
Portugal
B
Vatican City
C
Ireland
D
UK
Question 9 Explanation: 
UK:UK-London(Capital) and Pound Sterling(Currency)
Question 10
What state, earlier known as the Bohemian Kingdom and part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire at the time of the Empire's dissolution at the end of World War I, was formed in 1918?
A
Poland
B
Czechoslovakia
C
Lithuania
D
Hungary
Question 10 Explanation: 
Czechoslovakia
Question 11
Which North American country reaches the furthest north?
A
Mexico
B
USA
C
Canada
D
Panama
Question 11 Explanation: 
Canada
Question 12
The Global Cyber security Index has been released every year by which international organization?
A
ITU
B
World Bank
C
UN
D
ICTR
Question 12 Explanation: 
ITU
Question 13
Which is the longest road in the world?
A
Trans-Siberian Highway
B
Highway 1, Australia
C
Pan-American Highway
D
Trans-Canada Highway
Question 13 Explanation: 
Pan-American Highway:The Pan-American Highway is the world's longest 'motorable road, ' according to Guinness Book of World Records. The Highway links almost all nations in North and South America except for a stretch of 100 km called the Darien Gap, a forest and swampland
Question 14
What item of headwear is associated with Sherlock Holmes?
A
Homburg
B
Baseball cap
C
Motorcycle helmet
D
Deerstalker hat
Question 14 Explanation: 
Deerstalker hat
Question 15
A non Statutory minority commission was established in..........
A
1982
B
1978
C
1987
D
1990
Question 15 Explanation: 
1978:A non Statutory minority commission was established in 1978 under the chairmanship of M.R. Masani
Question 16
What nationality was architect Oscar Niemeyer, prominent in the team which designed the United Nations headquarters in New York City and later chief architect of the public buildings for the new Brazilian capital Brasilia?
A
Brazilian
B
German
C
Belgian
D
American
Question 16 Explanation: 
Brazilian
There are 16 questions to complete.

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