General knowledge quiz 370

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of these is a fruit grown on a small tree, 8 to 12 m tall, with a trunk up to 40 cm diameter and a dense, spreading canopy?
A
Tomato
B
Apricot
C
Grape
D
Potato
Question 1 Explanation: 
Apricot
Question 2
Which of these words means the revocation of the right to vote to a person or group of people?
A
Disenfranchisement
B
Defragmentation
C
Distillation
D
Demonstration
Question 2 Explanation: 
Disenfranchisement
Question 3
What was special about the 332nd Fighter Group of the US Army Air Corps, popularly known as "The Tuskegee Airmen", who fought in World War II?
A
They had all been born in Germany
B
They flew only from Canadian bases
C
It was a Mobile Army Surgical unit
D
They were African American
Question 3 Explanation: 
They were African American
Question 4
Sarah Gerad is an author of..........
A
Almost Famous Women
B
The Possibilities
C
Binary Star
D
Happy are the Hally
Question 4 Explanation: 
Binary Star:Sarah Gerad is an author of Binary Star. Binary Star is a novel about a young woman struggling with anorexia. It's powerful, poetic, luminous, with lyrical prose. Hottest book of 2015
Question 5
When are the events surrounding the legend of the Pied Piper of Hamelin supposed to have taken place?
A
18th century
B
16th century
C
13th century
D
20th century
Question 5 Explanation: 
13th century
Question 6
When were 18 year olds allowed to vote in a General Election in the United Kingdom?
A
1970
B
1960
C
1965
D
1975
Question 6 Explanation: 
1970
Question 7
The last beheading after death carried out in Britain, part of the remains of the penalty of "hanging, drawing and quartering", followed conviction for treason of whom?
A
William Joyce, Lord Haw-Haw, 1946
B
Cato Street conspirators, 1820
C
Anne Boleyn, 1536
D
Sir Roger Casement, 1916
Question 7 Explanation: 
Cato Street conspirators, 1820
Question 8
The independence of Bangladesh was declared in
A
1956
B
1969
C
1971
D
1948
Question 8 Explanation: 
1971:The independence of Bangladesh was declared on 26 March 1971
Question 9
What is the name given to the recurrent period of 28 years, whereby the days of the week recur on the same days of the month in any corresponding year?
A
Semi cycle
B
Cosmic year
C
Solar cycle
D
Gregorian cycle
Question 9 Explanation: 
Solar cycle
Question 10
In what field are Scott Helme and Professor Alan Woodward best known?
A
IT security
B
Antique armour
C
Theatre
D
Water technology
Question 10 Explanation: 
IT security
Question 11
Why did Indian actress Deepika Padukone receive multiple death threats in 2017 and 2018?
A
She starred in the film "Padmaavat"
B
Her father was thought to have criticised a Taliban warlord
C
Her sister published social media comments criticising the Indian ruling party
D
She was thought to have converted to Islam
Question 11 Explanation: 
She starred in the film "Padmaavat"
Question 12
In the James Bond film "Die Another Day" who played Bond girl Giacinta "Jinx" Johnson?
A
Halle Berry
B
Sophie Marceau
C
Michelle Yeoh
D
Izabella Scorupco
Question 12 Explanation: 
Halle Berry
Question 13
Which of the following is smallest bone in the Human Body?
A
Femur
B
Ear Oscsicle
C
Stapes
D
Both 2 and 3
Question 13 Explanation: 
Both 2 and 3:Stapes or stirrup is the smallest bone in the human body. It is one of the ear ossicles-anvil, hammer, stapes
Question 14
What does AC and DC stand for in the electrical field?
A
Alternating Current and Direct Current
B
A Rock Band from Australia
C
Average Current and Discharged Capacitor
D
Atlantic City and District of Columbia
Question 14 Explanation: 
Electricity is voltage and current. Voltage is electrical pressure, and current is the flow of charged particles. The difference between alternating current (AC) and direct current (DC) is that the electrons in an AC circuit regularly reverse their direction. In a DC circuit electrons always flow in the same direction.
Question 15
Which currently reigning royal family is from the House of Orange?
A
British
B
Dutch
C
Danish
D
Swedish
Question 15 Explanation: 
Dutch
Question 16
The Father of Operation Flood was..........
A
Dr. Verghese Kurien
B
Dr.M.S.Swaminathan
C
Dr.Norman Borlaug
D
Dr.William Gande
Question 16 Explanation: 
Dr. Verghese Kurien:Verghese Kurien was an Indian social entrepreneur who is known as the Father of White Revolution
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