General knowledge quiz 342

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
In What type of bioregion is desertification most likely to occur?
A
Tropical Forests
B
Grasslands
C
Coniferous Forests
D
Savanna
Question 1 Explanation: 
Grasslands:Desertification is the accumulated result of ill-adapted land use and the effects of a harsh climate. Grasslands type of bioregion is desertification most likely to occur
Question 2
Theo van Doesberg, Piet Mondriaan, Vilmos Huizar and Bart van der Leck are identified with what art movement?
A
Suprenatism
B
Art Nouveau
C
Neoplasticism
D
Impressionism
Question 2 Explanation: 
Neoplasticism
Question 3
In the late 18th century, Pennsylvania built a presidential palace in a futile effort to have Philadelphia made the permanent national capital. What happened to it?
A
It was demolished
B
It was turned into a museum
C
It was bought by the University of Pennsylvania
D
It was used as the state Governor's mansion
Question 3 Explanation: 
It was bought by the University of Pennsylvania
Question 4
Susan, Lucy, Edmund and Peter Pevensie are children who appear in what 2005 film, based on the novel by C. S. Lewis?
A
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
B
Peter Pan
C
Treasure Island
D
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
Question 4 Explanation: 
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
Question 5
Who was the 2014 World Backgammon Champion?
A
Akiko Yazawa (Japan)
B
Vyacheslav Pryadkin (Ukraine)
C
Nevzat Dogan (Turkey/Denmark)
D
Douglas Mayfield (USA)
Question 5 Explanation: 
Akiko Yazawa (Japan)
Question 6
Which one of the following is a good source of nutritional Calcium?
A
Milk
B
Egg
C
Ragi
D
Rice
Question 6 Explanation: 
Ragi:Ragi (Eleusine coracana) is a widely growing annual plant found most abundantly in Africa and Asia. It is a hardy crop that can grow in high altitudes and withstand harsh weather conditions. Karnataka is the largest producer of this crop in India
Question 7
Singer-songwriter sensation, New Zealand-born Lorde, who first attracted international attention in 2013 at the age of 16 has a parent who is also celebrated. Who is that, and for what?
A
Lynne Yelich, politician
B
Richard O'Connor, judge
C
Christian Yelich, baseball player
D
Sonja Yelich, poet
Question 7 Explanation: 
Sonja Yelich, poet
Question 8
What title did King Edward VIII of the UK take after his abdication?
A
Duke of Windsor
B
Duke of Marlborough
C
Duke of Wellington
D
Duke of Buckingham
Question 8 Explanation: 
Duke of Windsor
Question 9
Who started "Poor Richard's Almanack" in 1732, helped draw up the US Declaration of Independence and the US Constitution and invented the lightning conductor?
A
Thomas Jefferson
B
John Hancock
C
Benjamin Franklin
D
John Adams
Question 9 Explanation: 
Benjamin Franklin
Question 10
What size is a doubles Padel (or Paddle) court?
A
12 m x 34 m
B
6 m x 20 m
C
10 m x 20 m
D
11 m x 23.77 m
Question 10 Explanation: 
10 m x 20 m
Question 11
Martin Shaw and Lewis Collins, who died n November 2013, co-starred in which crime action UK TV series?
A
The New Avengers 1976-77
B
The Professionals 1977-83
C
The Chief 1990-95
D
Doctor in the House 1969-70
Question 11 Explanation: 
The Professionals 1977-83
Question 12
'Akbarnamah' was written by..........
A
Abdul Rahim Khan
B
Abul Fazal
C
Raja Man Singh
D
Faizi Abdul
Question 12 Explanation: 
Abul Fazal:The Akbarnama which translates to Book of Akbar, is the official chronicle of the reign of Akbar, the third Mughal Emperor, commissioned by Akbar himself by his court historian and biographer, Abul Fazal
Question 13
In which decade was the Internet first implemented?
A
1940s
B
1950s
C
1960s
D
1980s
Question 13 Explanation: 
The first message ever sent over what is now called the Internet took place at 10:30PM on October 29, 1969. Back then, the Department of Defense called it ARPAnet (Advanced Research Projects Agency network).
Question 14
Lee Chong Wei from Malaysia associated with which sport?
A
Badminton
B
Chess
C
Swimming
D
Tennis
Question 14 Explanation: 
Badminton:Lee Chong Wei is a Malaysian professional badminton player. As a singles player, Lee was ranked first worldwide for 199 consecutive weeks from 21 August 2008 to 14 June 2012.
Question 15
In Israel in 2009, what did they call the world outbreak of swine flu?
A
Mexico flu
B
Cat scratch fever
C
SARS
D
The English Disease
Question 15 Explanation: 
Mexico flu
Question 16
Which of these are "root vegetables"?
A
Carrots and turnips
B
Onions and leeks
C
Cabbage and sprouts
D
Peas and beans
Question 16 Explanation: 
Carrots and turnips
There are 16 questions to complete.

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