General knowledge quiz 287

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
On 14 November 1910, Eugene Burton Ely was the first to do what in an aeroplane?
A
Take off from a ship
B
Fly upside down
C
Land on a wet concrete runway
D
Fly over 1, 000 miles
Question 1 Explanation: 
Take off from a ship
Question 2
Who became world Middleweight boxing champion by beating Sugar Ray Robinson in London on 10 July 1951 and lost the title to Robinson in New York on 12 September 1951?
A
"Bomber" Harris
B
Mike Tyson
C
Randy Turpin
D
Bombardier Billy Wells
Question 2 Explanation: 
Randy Turpin
Question 3
The Peacock Throne was made during the reign of
A
Humayun
B
Akbar
C
Nadir Shah
D
Shah Jahan
Question 3 Explanation: 
Shahjahan:The Peacock Throne is a famous golden throne that was originally built for the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in the early 17th century.
Question 4
..........is a Builders association of India
A
IREDI
B
CREDAI
C
IRDAI
D
CRE-NC
Question 4 Explanation: 
CREDAI
Question 5
Which is the following lakes is present in Meghalaya?
A
Talao Pali
B
Upvan Lake
C
Venna Lake
D
Umiam Lake
Question 5 Explanation: 
Umiam Lake
Question 6
One of Canada's UNESCO World heritage sites is "Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump", which was used for 5, 500 years by which indigenous people to kill buffalo, by driving them off the 10 metre high cliff?
A
Redhand
B
Blackfoot
C
Bluenose
D
Brownfinger
Question 6 Explanation: 
Blackfoot
Question 7
Dan Quayle was Vice President to which president of the USA?
A
George H Bush
B
Richard Nixon
C
Ronald Reagan
D
George W Bush
Question 7 Explanation: 
George H Bush
Question 8
What is the capital of Macedonia?
A
Asmara
B
Ulaanbaatar
C
Lima
D
Skopje
Question 9
What designer is connected with the clothing brands Purple Label, Black Label, Polo, Blue Label, RLX, Tennis, Pink Pony and Chaps?
A
Ralph Lauren
B
Gianni Versace
C
Calvin Klein
D
Coco Chanel
Question 9 Explanation: 
Ralph Lauren
Question 10
Ade Adepitan, who reports and presents for the BBC, was part of a team which was successful in 2005 how?
A
Top act at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival
B
Champion at the World Universities Debating Championships
C
Gold medal for Great Britain in basketball at the Paralympic World Cup
D
Champion in Highland dancing at the Highland Games
Question 10 Explanation: 
Gold medal for Great Britain in basketball at the Paralympic World Cup
Question 11
The trophy for which event, presented since 1936, has a bas-relief sculpture of the likeness of each winning driver, along with the driver's name, date of victory and average speed?
A
Mille Miglia
B
Le Mans 24 Hours
C
24 Hours of Sebring
D
The Indianapolis 500
Question 11 Explanation: 
The Indianapolis 500
Question 12
Who is the head to transact the business of Lok Sabha?
A
Financial Minister
B
Prime Minister
C
Speaker of Lok Sabha
D
President
Question 12 Explanation: 
Speaker of Lok Sabha:Speaker of Lok Sabha is the head to transact the business of Lok Sabha
Question 13
Emperor Pedro II, Deodoro da Fonseca, Floriano Peixoto, Manuel Vitorino Pereira and Prudente de Morais are names that crop up in the politics of what country in the 19th century?
A
Argentina
B
Mexico
C
Brazil
D
Philippines
Question 13 Explanation: 
Brazil
Question 14
Purabi Mukhopadhyay was a..........
A
Singer
B
Actor
C
Director
D
Choreographer
Question 14 Explanation: 
Singer, Veteran Rabindra sangeet singer Purabi Mukhopadhyay passed away at her residence after suffering from age-related health problems, in Kolkata.
Question 15
Which public sector bank has launched its UPI app called 'empower'?
A
Oriental Bank of Commerce
B
Indian Overseas Bank
C
Canara Bank
D
Andhra Bank
Question 15 Explanation: 
Canara Bank has launched customer-centric digital initiative which enables 'any Bank customers to link and operate their various Bank accounts using a single app'.
Question 16
Which of these actions is common to Mary Queen of Scots (1567), Edward VIII (1936), Umberto II of Italy (1946) and Farouk of Egypt (1953)?
A
Exile
B
Coronation
C
Execution
D
Abdication
Question 16 Explanation: 
Abdication
There are 16 questions to complete.

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