General knowledge quiz 282

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which US horse race for three year-old thoroughbred horses is held on the first Saturday in May, over one and a quarter miles (2 km) at Churchill Downs?
A
Preakness Stakes
B
Alabama Stakes
C
The Kentucky Derby
D
Belmont Stakes
Question 1 Explanation: 
The Kentucky Derby
Question 2
Who was the first centrefold in "Playboy magazine" in the first issue, in 1951?
A
Mae West
B
Betty Grable
C
Katharine Hepburn
D
Marilyn Munroe
Question 2 Explanation: 
Marilyn Munroe
Question 3
What old English unit equalling 1/3 inch (8.46 mm) is the base for the English and the US shoe sizing system?
A
Barleycorn
B
Hand
C
Cubit
D
Nail
Question 3 Explanation: 
Barleycorn
Question 4
Which of the following state has only 2 seats in Lok Sabha?
A
Maipur
B
Meghalaya
C
Goa
D
All of these
Question 4 Explanation: 
All of these
Question 5
What is the capital of Egypt?
A
Tirane
B
Luanda
C
Havana
D
Cairo
Question 6
Which Australian composer became particularly well-known for his theme, and incidental, music for the UK television series "Inspector Morse"?
A
Barrington Pheloung
B
Ronnie Hazlehurst
C
John Lunn
D
Ron Grainer
Question 6 Explanation: 
Barrington Pheloung
Question 7
Which of these are two former members of The Beatles that lived into the 21st century?
A
Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr
B
John Lennon and George Harrison
C
John Entwhistle and Keith Moon
D
Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend
Question 7 Explanation: 
Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr
Question 8
What do we call a collection of two or more computers that are located within a limited distance of each other and that are connected to each other directly or indirectly?
A
Inernet
B
Interanet
C
Local Area Network
D
Wide Area Network
Question 9
Which of these books was written first?
A
Nineteen Eighty Four
B
Jane Eyre
C
Robinson Crusoe
D
Pride and Prejudice
Question 9 Explanation: 
Robinson Crusoe
Question 10
What is a cwm?
A
A rounded glaciated valley
B
The saddle between two mountain peaks
C
A crow
D
A braided river
Question 10 Explanation: 
A rounded glaciated valley
Question 11
In which country is the La Quebrada cliff and the Acapulco Bay at its foot?
A
Cuba
B
Ecuador
C
Panama
D
Mexico
Question 11 Explanation: 
Mexico
Question 12
Which creature is best qualified to serve as a model for the mythical unicorn, having its the main distinguishing characteristic?
A
Antelope
B
Hippopotamus
C
Giraffe
D
Rhinoceros
Question 12 Explanation: 
Rhinoceros
Question 13
..........is the first Bengali to be elected as President
A
Zail Singh
B
Pratibha Patil
C
Pranab Mukherjee
D
V V Giri
Question 13 Explanation: 
Pranab Mukherjee:The 13th and current President is Pranab Mukherjee, who was elected on 22 July 2012, and sworn in on 25 July 2012.He is also the first Bengali to be elected as President.
Question 14
What is the meaning of the word "furrow"?
A
Narrow trench
B
Germinating
C
Angry
D
Covered in hair
Question 14 Explanation: 
Narrow trench
Question 15
Empirical formula for Chloroform is..........
A
CHC11
B
CH2C11
C
CH2C12
D
CHC13
Question 15 Explanation: 
CHC13:Chloroform is an organic compound with formula CHCl. It is a colorless, sweet-smelling, dense liquid that is produced on a large scale as a precursor to PTFE and refrigerants, but the latter application is declining.
Question 16
George H. W. Bush was vice president to whom?
A
Carter
B
Clinton
C
Reagan
D
Ford
Question 16 Explanation: 
Reagan
There are 16 questions to complete.

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