General knowledge quiz 233

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Without..........the equator would be much hotter than it is while the poles would be much cooler.
A
latitudinal redistribution of heat
B
cycle of air circulation
C
global wind pattern
D
All are similar terms
Question 2
What is the name for the point on the earth's surface that is directly above an earthquake?
A
Epilogue
B
Epcot centre
C
Epicentre
D
Epidemic
Question 2 Explanation: 
Epicentre
Question 3
Who is the present wife of golfer Greg Norman?
A
Interior decorator Kirsten Kutner
B
Squash star Susan Devoy
C
Tennis star Chris Evert
D
Flight attendant Laura Andrassy
Question 3 Explanation: 
Interior decorator Kirsten Kutner
Question 4
What is the name of the celebration held for a man shortly before his wedding?
A
Drake evening
B
Tom afternoon
C
Stag night
D
Peacock morning
Question 4 Explanation: 
Stag night
Question 5
Who was the star of "8 Mile" (2002) a hip-hop drama film which was a fictionalized account of his growing up in Detroit and early career in rap?
A
Twinkie
B
Mar S'bar
C
Eminem
D
Wurther
Question 5 Explanation: 
Eminem
Question 6
The first female chief minister of India was..........
A
Sucheta Kripalani
B
Kalpana
C
Jayalaitha
D
Anathi ban patael
Question 6 Explanation: 
Sucheta Kripalani:Sucheta Kriplani was an Indian freedom fighter and politician. She was India's first woman Chief Minister, serving as the head of the Uttar Pradesh government from 1963 to 1967.
Question 7
Sharjah is the city of which country?
A
Iran
B
Pakistan
C
UAE
D
Bengladesh
Question 7 Explanation: 
UAE
Question 8
Who was named cricketer of the year by the International Cricket Council in 2009?
A
Mark Boucher
B
Claire Taylor
C
Mitchell Johnston
D
Dale Benkenstein
Question 8 Explanation: 
Mitchell Johnston
Question 9
What disaster occurred in Ireland in 1845?
A
Ulster earthquake
B
Great Fire of Dublin
C
Potato famine
D
Hurricane Eamon
Question 9 Explanation: 
Potato famine
Question 10
Traditionally, what are the black keys of a piano made of?
A
Coal
B
Ivory
C
Ebony
D
Jet
Question 10 Explanation: 
Ebony
Question 11
From the following, choose the set in which names of Secretary-Generals of the UNO are arranged in correct chronological order?
A
U Thant, Kurt Waldheim, Dag Hammarskjoeld, Trygve Lie.
B
Trygve Lie, Dag Hammarskjoeld, U Thant, Kurt Waldheim.
C
Trygve Lie, U Thant, Dag Hammarskjoeld, Kurt Waldheim.
D
U Thant, Dag Hammarskjoeld, Trygve Lie, Kurt Waldheim.
Question 12
Which of these actors is the youngest?
A
Daniel Day Lewis
B
Anthony Hopkins
C
Michael Caine
D
John Mills
Question 12 Explanation: 
Daniel Day Lewis
Question 13
First published in 1764 under a pseudonym, which novel aimed "to blend the two kinds of romance:the ancient and the modern" and has been called the first of the gothic horror genre?
A
Dracula
B
The Castle of Otranto
C
The Mysteries of Udolpho
D
Frankenstein
Question 13 Explanation: 
The Castle of Otranto
Question 14
A short-term borrowing means borrowing of tenor up to but less than..........year.
A
One
B
Two
C
Three
D
Four
Question 14 Explanation: 
A short-term borrowing means borrowing of tenor up to but less than one year.
Question 15
Who was the first female Chief Minister of India?
A
Sucheta Kriplani
B
Nadini Satpathy
C
Shashikala Kakodkar
D
Syeda Anwara Taimur
Question 15 Explanation: 
In 1963, Sucheta Kriplani was elected to be the first female Chief Minister of an Indian state as well as the first woman Chief Minister of Utter Pradesh
Question 16
Which 1934 novel by American author James Cain has been adapted in 7 films, 2 plays, and an opera in variously France, Germany, Hungary, Malaysia, Russia, and the USA?
A
Mildred Pierce
B
The Postman Always Rings Twice
C
When Tomorrow Comes
D
Girl in the Cadillac
Question 16 Explanation: 
The Postman Always Rings Twice
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