General knowledge quiz 22

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What is on the northern border of South Dakota?
A
New York
B
Texas
C
Florida
D
North Dakota
Question 1 Explanation: 
North Dakota
Question 2
What is the capital of Philippines?
A
Manila
B
Warsaw
C
Conakry
D
Lisbon
Question 3
What profession had been followed by Yorick, a character in Shakespeare's "Hamlet"?
A
Priest
B
Gravedigger
C
Apothecary
D
Jester
Question 3 Explanation: 
Jester
Question 4
Selenology is the study of..........
A
Earth
B
Satellite
C
Moon
D
Planet
Question 4 Explanation: 
Moon:Selenography is the study of the surface and physical features of the Moon.
Question 5
Which pop group, initially a studio only band for Tony Burrows and songwriter/record producers Tony Macaulay and Barry Mason, are best known for their 1970 record, "Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)"?
A
Lindisfarne
B
Lynyrd Skynyrd
C
Edison Lighthouse
D
Steeleye Span
Question 5 Explanation: 
Edison Lighthouse
Question 6
What was Mickey Mouse's original first name?
A
Huey
B
Mandrake
C
Mortimer
D
Dewey
Question 6 Explanation: 
Mortimer
Question 7
What do the initials "c.c." stand for when used in the address of a letter or e-mail?
A
Carry carefully
B
Courtesy copy
C
Carbon copy
D
Cold collation
Question 7 Explanation: 
Carbon copy
Question 8
If you divide a prime number by 4, the answer must result in..........?
A
An even number
B
Inaccuracy
C
Infinity
D
A fraction
Question 8 Explanation: 
A fraction
Question 9
What is a besom used to do?
A
Prune
B
Dig
C
Mulch
D
Sweep
Question 9 Explanation: 
Sweep
Question 10
An aircraft flying at 40, 000 feet can be heard to break the sound barrier when it achieves a speed of how many miles per hour?
A
320
B
600
C
1, 000
D
450
Question 10 Explanation: 
600
Question 11
Where is the headquarters of Oil and Natural Gas Commission?
A
Dehradun
B
Vadodara
C
Digboi
D
Mumbai
Question 12
Which of Queen Elizabeth's children is the lowest in succession to (i.e. furthest away from) the throne?
A
Edward
B
Charles
C
Andrew
D
Anne
Question 12 Explanation: 
Anne
Question 13
Under whom are the powers of the union executive as per the constitution?
A
President of India
B
Vice President
C
Prime Minister
D
Finance Minister
Question 13 Explanation: 
President of India:As per Article 53, the executive power of the country is vested in the President and is exercised by President either directly or through officers subordinate to him in accordance with the Constitution. Union cabinet with Prime Minister as its head, should aid and advice the President in performing his functions.
Question 14
Artist David Hockney was born in what country?
A
England
B
USA
C
Australia
D
South Africa
Question 14 Explanation: 
England
Question 15
Who wrote the tale "The Princess and the Pea"?
A
The Brothers Grimm
B
Hans Christian Andersen
C
Enid Blyton
D
Ian Fleming
Question 15 Explanation: 
Hans Christian Andersen
Question 16
When was the FAI, the Federation Aeronautique Internationale which governs air sports, aeronautics and astronautics world records, founded?
A
1912
B
1905
C
1901
D
1898
Question 16 Explanation: 
1905
There are 16 questions to complete.

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