General knowledge quiz 387

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What is the holy book of Shintoism?
A
Talmud
B
Koran
C
Tantra
D
Kojiki
Question 1 Explanation: 
Kojiki
Question 2
The young of what is called a squab?
A
Goose
B
Salmon tie
C
Swan
D
Pigeon
Question 2 Explanation: 
Pigeon
Question 3
How many censuses have been carried out since independence?
A
8
B
5
C
6
D
7
Question 3 Explanation: 
7:7 censuses have been carried out since independence. Years:1951, 1961, 1971, 1981, 1991, 2001 and 2011
Question 4
Harvey Littleton, Dominick Labino, Dale Chihuly, Dante Marioni, Fritz Driesbach and Marvin Lipofsky are associated with producing art from what material?
A
Stone
B
Paint
C
Metal
D
Glass
Question 4 Explanation: 
Glass
Question 5
What country is the world's largest producer of Tobacco?
A
China
B
Brazil
C
Cuba
D
United States of America
Question 5 Explanation: 
China
Question 6
Mogadishu is the capital of which country?
A
Slovakia
B
Somalia
C
Slovenia
D
Palau
Question 6 Explanation: 
Somalia:Somalia-Mogadishu(Capital) and Shilling(Currency)
Question 7
Which of these people appeared in the film "Gosford Park"?
A
Julia Roberts
B
Vanessa Redgrave
C
Judi Dench
D
Maggie Smith
Question 7 Explanation: 
Maggie Smith
Question 8
Which state's Irrigation Department signed a MoU with the National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC) of ISRO to avail Water Resources Information System (TWRI) online?
A
Kerala
B
Telangana
C
Karnataka
D
Andhra Pradesh
Question 8 Explanation: 
Telangana Irrigation Department signed a MoU with the National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC) of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) to avail Water Resources Information System (TWRI) online with ISRO's Bhuvan geo-platform to monitor the depth and quantity in all water sources.
Question 9
In the musical "The King and I", who was "I"?
A
Anna
B
Maria
C
Jane
D
Eliza
Question 9 Explanation: 
Anna
Question 10
What is the name of the official proceedings of the UK's House of Commons?
A
Hansard
B
Hasbeen
C
Harmonium
D
Handel
Question 10 Explanation: 
Hansard
Question 11
The Great Rift Valley runs through Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique and which of these countries?
A
Japan
B
Ukraine
C
Mongolia
D
Tanzania
Question 11 Explanation: 
Tanzania
Question 12
A businessman with the surname of Masterley is the subject of a comic strip. What is his first name, and the title of the strip?
A
Rupert
B
Alex
C
Peter
D
Roger
Question 12 Explanation: 
Alex
Question 13
Durand Cup is associated with the game of
A
Cricket
B
Football
C
Hockey
D
Volleyball
Question 14
Who was appointed the new Executive Director of United Nations Children's' Fund (UNICEF)?
A
David Aster
B
Louis Bloom
C
Ashton Jones
D
Henrietta Fore
Question 14 Explanation: 
United Nations (UN) Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres has appointed Henrietta Fore, a former head of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) as the new Executive Director of United Nations Children's' Fund (UNICEF). Henrietta Fore was the first woman to be appointed Administrator of the US Agency for International Development. She held this position from 2006-2009. Currently, she is the CEO of Holsman International, a manufacturing and investment company. She will assume charge as seventh Executive Director of UNICEF on January 1, 2018. Current Executive Director of UNICEF is Anthony Lake. UNICEF is a member of the United Nations Development Group and works for providing humanitarian and developmental assistance to children and mothers in developing countries.
Question 15
What is the substance formed naturally in wine barrels during fermentation of the wine and known as wine diamonds?
A
Cream of Tartar (potassium hydrogen tartrate)
B
Potassium crystals
C
Flavonol glycosides
D
Carbolic acid (phenol)
Question 15 Explanation: 
Cream of Tartar (potassium hydrogen tartrate)
Question 16
What was the "Lord of the Rings" character Gollum originally?
A
Hobbit
B
Dragon
C
Cat
D
Orc
Question 16 Explanation: 
Hobbit
There are 16 questions to complete.

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