General knowledge quiz 494

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Headquarters of the World Health Organisation is located at
A
Geneva
B
Washington DC
C
New York
D
Rome
Question 2
Who, on his 72nd birthday in 1951, was not persuaded by UPI photographer Arthur Sassehim to smile, but stuck out his tongue instead?
A
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
B
Charles Darwin
C
Aristotle
D
Albert Einstein
Question 2 Explanation: 
Albert Einstein
Question 3
Which different characters with the same name were played in films with the same title by Richard Roundtree in 1971 and Samuel L Jackson in 2000?
A
John Shaft
B
Martin King
C
Jedi Master Mace Windu
D
Elijah Price
Question 3 Explanation: 
John Shaft
Question 4
June 8 observed as..........
A
World Laughter Day
B
World Press Freedom Day
C
World No Tobacco Day
D
World Ocean Day
Question 5
In which country are the Angel Falls, or Kerepakupai Vena?
A
Guyana
B
Paraguay
C
Argentina
D
Venezuela
Question 5 Explanation: 
Venezuela
Question 6
Which is most likely to be seen wild in Laos?
A
Armadillo
B
Pangolin
C
Aardvark
D
Echidna
Question 6 Explanation: 
Pangolin
Question 7
Who was defence counsel at the Oz conspiracy trial in 1971 and defended the Sex Pistols in a 1977 obscenity trial over the title of their album "Never Mind The Bollocks"?
A
Jerry Hayes
B
Roger Bushell
C
John Mortimer
D
Simon Tolkien
Question 7 Explanation: 
John Mortimer
Question 8
What is a group of rooks called?
A
Pride
B
Parliament
C
Population
D
Committee meeting
Question 8 Explanation: 
Parliament
Question 9
India's first laser technology-based advanced AVMS RTO check-post has been set up in which state?
A
Haryana
B
Gujarat
C
Maharashtra
D
Rajasthan
Question 9 Explanation: 
Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani launched India's first laser technology-based advanced AVMS RTO check-post and also laid foundation stones of various developmental works worth Rs 30 crore at Shamlaji of Aravalli district in Gujarat. This new check-post is equipped with advanced ray technology with a cost of Rs 72 crore.
Question 10
Which city is called the Cultural City?
A
Hyderabad
B
Mumbai
C
Nagpur
D
Rajahmundry
Question 10 Explanation: 
Rajahmundry
Question 11
What is the hooped whalebone framework for a petticoat, a fashion brought to England by Catherine of Aragon from Spain on her marriage to Prince Arthur, eldest son of Henry VII in 1501, and worn in England until the 17th century?
A
Crinoline
B
Farthingale
C
Bustle
D
Pannier
Question 11 Explanation: 
Farthingale
Question 12
What does dastaar mean?
A
A European multinational software company that develops 3D design
B
The commitment of a Sikh to his faith
C
A fluorinating reagent used for the synthesis of organofluorine compounds
D
A drug abuse screening test, for advanced alzheimer referrals
Question 12 Explanation: 
The commitment of a Sikh to his faith
Question 13
What does allemansratten give a person the right to do?
A
Vote in a municipal election
B
Roam the Swedish countryside without regard to land ownership
C
Live in Germany
D
Fence off private land
Question 13 Explanation: 
Roam the Swedish countryside without regard to land ownership
Question 14
Which of the following is the City of Festivals?
A
New Delhi
B
Lucknow
C
Madurai
D
Patiala
Question 14 Explanation: 
Madurai
Question 15
The North German Federation together with Bavaria and other southern German states fought which other country in 1870 in what war?
A
Denmark in the First Schleswig War
B
Austria in the Austro-Prussian War
C
Denmark in the Second Schleswig War
D
France in the Franco-Prussian War
Question 15 Explanation: 
France in the Franco-Prussian War
Question 16
What light display in Antarctica is caused by atomic bombardment from the sun on the earth's magnetic field?
A
Aurora Australis
B
Aurora Borealis
C
Southern Cross
D
The Shiner
Question 16 Explanation: 
Aurora Australis
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