General knowledge quiz 447

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
When did Channel Four and the Welsh language channel SC4 first broadcast in the UK?
A
December 2002
B
January 1955
C
June 1992
D
November 1982
Question 1 Explanation: 
November 1982
Question 2
In Alaska in the 18th century and prior to USA's purchasing it from Russia in 1867, the UK and what other European country laid claim to the land?
A
Greece
B
Japan
C
Norway
D
Spain
Question 2 Explanation: 
Spain
Question 3
Who invented the Telescope?
A
Ferdinand Verbiest
B
Dmitri Mendeleev
C
Galileo Galilei
D
Johannes Kepler
Question 3 Explanation: 
Galileo Galilei:It is quite a common belief that Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei invented the telescope but this is not strictly true. The earliest workings towards the design of the refracting telescope were made by German-Dutch lensmaker Hans Lippershey (above) in 1608.
Question 4
What bird is nicknamed "man of war" because it steals food from other birds in the air?
A
Vulture
B
Cormorant
C
Frigate bird
D
Black-backed Gull
Question 4 Explanation: 
Frigate bird
Question 5
The Yakshas, Nagas and later Tamils are some of the early peoples of what modern country?
A
Pakistan
B
Singapore
C
Borneo
D
Sri Lanka
Question 5 Explanation: 
Sri Lanka
Question 6
The Maximum number of Lok Sabha seats from which state?
A
West Bengal
B
Andhra Pradesh
C
Uttar Pradesh
D
Madhya Pradesh
Question 6 Explanation: 
The Maximum number of Lok Sabha seats from Uttar Pradesh-80 The Minimum number of Lok Sabha seats from Tripura-2
Question 7
Endeavour Strait runs between which two pieces of land?
A
England and France
B
Australian mainland and Prince of Wales Island
C
Alaska and the USSR
D
Cuba and the USA
Question 7 Explanation: 
Australian mainland and Prince of Wales Island
Question 8
The Roman governor and principal assassin in the murder of Julies Caesar was
A
Marcus Junius Brutus
B
Marco Polo
C
Leon Trotsky
D
Karl Markx
Question 9
In March 2007 Steven Bochco's 44-episode "Cafe Confidential" was launched; what did the episodes consist of?
A
Overheard cafe conversations
B
Crime drama in a different cafe round the world each episode
C
60 seconds on the internet of unscripted "confessions" by members of the public
D
5 minutes of policemen in different areas and at different levels of practice letting off steam
Question 9 Explanation: 
60 seconds on the internet of unscripted "confessions" by members of the public
Question 10
Where is Kamakhya Temple located?
A
Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh
B
Guwahati, Assam
C
Mumbai, Maharashtra
D
Chhatarpur, Madhya Pradesh
Question 10 Explanation: 
Guwahati, Assam
Question 11
The Mizo Hills to the east of Chittagong, Bangladesh, are in which country?
A
India
B
Burma (Myanmar)
C
Bangladesh
D
China
Question 11 Explanation: 
India
Question 12
A columbarium was originally a home for doves, but what was also, and is now most likely to be, found there?
A
Pigeons
B
Urns holding a deceased's cremated remains
C
Snail breeding units
D
Correspondence
Question 12 Explanation: 
Urns holding a deceased's cremated remains
Question 13
Sid Baker, in his book "The Australian Language", suggests that a derogatory word used in Australasia to refer to a young person who engages in loutish, anti-social behaviour was a contraction of the name of which fictional race which appears in Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift?
A
Lilliputian
B
Houyhnhnm
C
Brobdingnagian
D
Blefuscus
Question 13 Explanation: 
Houyhnhnm
Question 14
What is the current name of the islands originally called the "Sandwich Islands"?
A
Hawaii
B
Tonga
C
Fiji
D
Aleutians
Question 14 Explanation: 
Hawaii
Question 15
In Economy, Amalgamation means the process of
A
Mixing
B
Merging
C
Fixing
D
Seperation
Question 15 Explanation: 
Merging:Amalgamation is done as a method of acquiring cash resources, eliminating competition, saving on taxes or influencing the economies of large-scale operations
Question 16
Which of these was encouraged by Gauguin to take up tapestry design but abandoned it after he began making small terracotta sculptures in 1895 and became a sculptor and painter. His important works include a monument to Cezanne (1912 ), and 3 of his bronzes grace the grand staircase of the Metropolitan Opera House in New York City.
A
Alberto Giacometti
B
Henry Moore
C
Aristide Maillol
D
Auguste Rodin
Question 16 Explanation: 
Aristide Maillol
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