General knowledge quiz 241

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The major constituent of air is
A
nitrogen
B
carbon dioxide
C
oxygen
D
hydrogen
Question 2
What was the fist name of Mr. Micawber, who appeared in Charles Dickens's "David Copperfield"?
A
Wilkins
B
Joe
C
Thomas
D
Daniel
Question 2 Explanation: 
Wilkins
Question 3
Which is the highest peak of Eastern Ghat?
A
Shevaroy hills
B
Khayang
C
Reo Purgil
D
Kangto
Question 3 Explanation: 
Shevaroy hills:The highest peak in Eastern Ghats, Shevaroy hills 1700 m is Deomali Parbat 1673 m (Koraput district). Other notable peaks are Mahendragiri
Question 4
Pakistan left the Commonwealth in 1972, but rejoined as 49th member of the Commonwealth in
A
1984
B
1991
C
1997
D
2000
Question 5
'Theatres of Democracy' is authored by
A
Kiran Nagarkar
B
Amitav Gosh
C
Shiv Visvanathan
D
V.S.Naipaul
Question 5 Explanation: 
Shiv Visvanathan:Theatres of Democracy:Between the Epic and the Everyday-Selected Essays.These essays by Shiv Visvanathan, one of India's foremost public intellectuals, chronicle the democratic ferment and political upheavals in contemporary India.
Question 6
Which 2014 international conference held in Australia did Vladimir Putin leave before the closing ceremonies?
A
OECD
B
APEC
C
G7
D
G20 Summit
Question 6 Explanation: 
G20 Summit
Question 7
The song "My Kind Of Town", written by Sammy Cahn and Jimmy Van Heusen in 1964, was about which city?
A
New York
B
Chicago
C
San Francisco
D
Dallas
Question 7 Explanation: 
Chicago
Question 8
What is the name of the airport at Salzburg?
A
W. A. Mozart Airport
B
Johann Strauss Airport
C
Arnold Schoenberg Airport
D
Franz Schubert Airport
Question 8 Explanation: 
W. A. Mozart Airport
Question 9
The hammerbeam roof, a mediaeval type of stepped wooden architecture designed for spanning wide spaces, is a feature of which ancient English building?
A
Kensington Palace, London
B
Holyrood Abbey, Edinburgh
C
Westminster Hall, London
D
The Tower of London
Question 9 Explanation: 
Westminster Hall, London
Question 10
What are the only arteries in the adult human body to carry deoxygenated blood?
A
Carotid
B
Aorta
C
Pulmonary
D
Bronchial
Question 10 Explanation: 
Pulmonary
Question 11
Who is the next in this series:Peter Green, Jeremy Spencer, Danny Kirwan, Bob Welch, Bob Weston,
A
Dave Mason
B
Rick Vito
C
Billy Burnette
D
Lindsey Buckingham
Question 11 Explanation: 
Lindsey Buckingham
Question 12
The greater part of Lake Maggiore is in which country?
A
England
B
Italy
C
Canada
D
India
Question 12 Explanation: 
Italy
Question 13
In the sentence "She insists that her guests be on time" what describes the verb "be"?
A
Imperative
B
Subjunctive
C
Imperfect
D
Conditional
Question 13 Explanation: 
Subjunctive
Question 14
Which dynasty, lasting from 907 to 1125 CE, ruled present-day Mongolia and portions of the Russian Far East, northern Korea, and northern China including all of Manchuria?
A
Qing
B
Ming
C
Liao
D
Tang
Question 14 Explanation: 
Liao
Question 15
Which poet's middle name is Bysshe?
A
Shelley
B
Keats
C
Byron
D
Wordsworth
Question 15 Explanation: 
Shelley
Question 16
What is the name for an expert on reptiles?
A
Herpetologist
B
Iguanologist
C
Lisanthropist
D
Alligheny
Question 16 Explanation: 
Herpetologist
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