General knowledge quiz 38

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Psidium guajava is the dcientific name of which tree?
A
Teak
B
Guava
C
Apple
D
Basil
Question 1 Explanation: 
Guava:Guavas are common tropical fruits cultivated and enjoyed in many tropical and subtropical regions.Psidium guajava (common guava, lemon guava)
Question 2
What is the main characteristic of twill cloth?
A
Extra fine thread
B
Woven diagonal raised ribs
C
Extra thick thread
D
Waterproof quality
Question 2 Explanation: 
Woven diagonal raised ribs
Question 3
Kaiser Wilhelm II was the last Emperor of which country, ruling from 15 June 1888 to 9 November 1918?
A
England
B
France
C
Germany
D
Portugal
Question 3 Explanation: 
Germany
Question 4
Who designed the wedding dress for the marriage of Lady Diana Spencer to Charles, Prince of Wales?
A
Gianni Versace
B
Isabel Toledo
C
David and Elizabeth Emanuel
D
Miuccia Prada
Question 4 Explanation: 
David and Elizabeth Emanuel
Question 5
What is most likely to be a characteristic of a whippersnapper?
A
Appreciation of birds
B
Muscular strength
C
Youth and inexperience
D
Liking for violence
Question 5 Explanation: 
Youth and inexperience
Question 6
Which tree produces red fruits called "haws"?
A
Rowan
B
Willow
C
Acacia
D
May
Question 6 Explanation: 
May
Question 7
In May 2010, David Byrne, the former lead singer of 1980s band "Talking Heads", began a lawsuit claiming $1 million in damages against Florida governor Charlie Crist over the use of which song in an election commercial?
A
Psycho Killer
B
Road to Nowhere
C
Burning Down the House
D
(Nothing But) Flowers
Question 7 Explanation: 
Road to Nowhere
Question 8
Which county signed Yuvraj Singh to play for them in 2003?
A
Nottinghamshire
B
Lancashire
C
Hampshire
D
Yorkshire
Question 8 Explanation: 
Yuvraj is said to have received tips from Sachin Tendulkar.
Question 9
Which 19th century English writer wrote "Swallows and Amazons", "Peter Duck" and "Secret Water"?
A
Lewis Carroll
B
Arthur Ransome
C
A A Milne
D
Charles Kingsley
Question 9 Explanation: 
Arthur Ransome
Question 10
Olympic weightlifters are permitted, in addition to a close-fitting one-piece leotard, to wear what?
A
A bandana
B
A leather belt
C
Fingerless gloves
D
A watch
Question 10 Explanation: 
A leather belt
Question 11
Which 1944 musical film, directed by Vincente Minnelli, starred Judy Garland, Mary Astor, Leon Ames, Marjorie Main and Margaret O'Brien who were going to the Louisianna Purchase Exposition of 1904?
A
The Broadway Melody
B
Life With Father
C
Meet Me In St. Louis
D
Going My Way
Question 11 Explanation: 
Meet Me In St. Louis
Question 12
Which of these actors was born in Australia?
A
Leo McKern
B
Brad Pitt
C
Harrison Ford
D
Russell Crowe
Question 12 Explanation: 
Leo McKern
Question 13
The Kermadec Islands in the Pacific are part of the territory of what country?
A
Chile
B
Australia
C
New Zealand
D
France
Question 13 Explanation: 
New Zealand
Question 14
Which screen villain likes liver, fava beans and chianti?
A
Dracula
B
Freddy Krueger
C
Hannibal Lecter
D
The Mask
Question 14 Explanation: 
Hannibal Lecter
Question 15
How many gifts are there in the "Twelve Days of Christmas"?
A
364
B
1, 364
C
12
D
78
Question 15 Explanation: 
364
Question 16
In what type of music are "China type cymbals" usually played?
A
Heavy metal and thrash metal
B
Gamelan
C
Country
D
Percussion ensemble
Question 16 Explanation: 
Heavy metal and thrash metal
There are 16 questions to complete.

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