General knowledge quiz 40

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
In what field is Dr Anatoly Karpov best known internationally?
A
Chess
B
Heart surgery
C
Weightlifting
D
Opera
Question 1 Explanation: 
Chess
Question 2
World's busiest airports by passenger traffic is
A
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, USA
B
Lhasa Airport, Tibet
C
King Abdul Aziz International Airport, Saudi Arabia
D
Chicago O' Hare International Airport, USA
Question 3
In golf, what is the term for "four strokes under par"?
A
Bogey
B
Condor
C
Albatross
D
Birdie
Question 3 Explanation: 
Condor
Question 4
What is the star sign of someone born on Christmas Day?
A
Orion
B
Capricorn
C
Southern Cross
D
Matariki
Question 4 Explanation: 
Capricorn
Question 5
..........is a permanent body and not subjected to dissolution.
A
Supreme Court
B
Rajya Sabha
C
Lok Sabha
D
All of these
Question 5 Explanation: 
Rajya Sabha:Rajya Sabha is a permanent body and not subjected to dissolution.Its maximum strength is 150.
Question 6
By what name was Lucille Le Sueur better known?
A
Joan Crawford
B
Lana Turner
C
Lauren Bacall
D
Katharine Hepburn
Question 6 Explanation: 
Joan Crawford
Question 7
During the reign of the Tudors in England, what instrument was used to behead those executed by order of the monarch for treason?
A
Axe
B
Guillotine
C
Cheese grater
D
Chainsaw
Question 7 Explanation: 
Axe
Question 8
What note is in the centre of a standard piano keyboard?
A
C# major
B
High T
C
Low A
D
Middle C
Question 8 Explanation: 
Middle C
Question 9
What is the most densely populated country that has English as an official language?
A
India
B
Singapore
C
Ghana
D
Belize
Question 9 Explanation: 
India
Question 10
The cities of Ciudad Juarez, El Paso, Laredo and Brownsville are on the banks of which river?
A
Yangtze
B
Rio Grande
C
Rhine
D
Po
Question 10 Explanation: 
Rio Grande
Question 11
The emf of Leclanche cell is
A
1.2 V
B
1V
C
1.5V
D
0.5V
Question 11 Explanation: 
1.5V:The Leclanche cell has an electromotive force (e.m.f.) of about 1.5 V.
Question 12
Which of the following banks introduced the first ATM in India?
A
SBI
B
ICICI Bank
C
Axis Bank
D
HSBC
Question 12 Explanation: 
The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation(HSBC) was the first bank to introduce the ATM concept in India in 1987.
Question 13
In India, Turkey, Iran, Pakistan, Afghanistan, the Transcaucasus, the Balkans, the Middle East, Central Asia, Burma and Bangladesh, what is a tandoor (also known as a tonir and a tone) used for?
A
Cooking
B
Playing music
C
Killing animals
D
Eating, usually with bread
Question 13 Explanation: 
Cooking
Question 14
Where could springs be found in Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA?
A
Colorado Springs
B
Manitou Springs
C
Glenwood Springs
D
Pagosa Springs
Question 14 Explanation: 
Manitou Springs
Question 15
Who was the Bulgarian dissident poisoned with ricin when jabbed in the leg with an umbrella on Waterloo Bridge, London, on 7 September 1978?
A
Igor Petrovich
B
Leonid Brezhnev
C
Nikita Khrushchev
D
Georgi Markov
Question 15 Explanation: 
Georgi Markov
Question 16
Which of these is known for its yellow flowers?
A
Hibiscus
B
Forsythia
C
Violet
D
Hydrangea
Question 16 Explanation: 
Forsythia
There are 16 questions to complete.

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