General knowledge quiz 500

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
In 1695, John Trevor was forced to stand down as Speaker of the British House of Commons. Who was the next Speaker to be ousted?
A
Geoffrey de Freitas
B
Arthur Peel
C
William Shepherd Morrison
D
Michael Martin
Question 1 Explanation: 
Michael Martin
Question 2
Which of these is an activity that involves jumping wih a parachute?
A
B.A.S.E jumping
B
BMX
C
Triple jump
D
Camogie
Question 2 Explanation: 
B.A.S.E jumping
Question 3
e-KYC is possible only for those who have..........
A
PAN Card
B
Driving License
C
Ration Card
D
Aadhaar Number
Question 3 Explanation: 
e-KYC is possible only for those who have Aadhaar numbers. While using e-KYC service, you have to authorise the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), by explicit consent, to release your identity/address through biometric authentication to the bank branches/business correspondent (BC). The UIDAI then transfers your data comprising name, age, gender, and photograph of the individual, electronically to the bank/BC.
Question 4
What is a derogatory term for verse considered of little literary value?
A
Doggerel
B
Cattery
C
Mousing
D
Ratatouille
Question 4 Explanation: 
Doggerel
Question 5
The "Saucy Jacky" postcard, received by Scotland Yard in 1888, was claimed to have been written by whom?
A
Jack the Ripper
B
Jackie Chan
C
Little Jack Horner
D
Jack Nicholson
Question 5 Explanation: 
Jack the Ripper
Question 6
What was the first professional discipline in which English actor Idris Elba, known for his roles in the dark crime TV series "The Wire" and "Luther", trained on leaving school in 1988.
A
Martial arts
B
Musical theatre
C
Car rally driving
D
Wedding planning
Question 6 Explanation: 
Musical theatre
Question 7
Though Ashoka had many sons, the inscriptions mentioned only one who is not mentioned in any other source. He is
A
Kunala
B
Tivara
C
Mahendra
D
Jalauka
Question 8
Who is an Indian badminton player?
A
Rakesh Kumar
B
Prakash Padukone
C
Sumeeth Reddy
D
Geet Sethi
Question 8 Explanation: 
Sumeeth Reddy:Sumeeth Reddy is an Indian badminton player who currently plays men's doubles. He partners Manu Attri for men's doubles events and previously partnered with T. Hema Nagendra Babu. He competed at the 2014 Asian Games
Question 9
Who provides the voice for Gromit in the "Wallace and Gromit" series of TV shows?
A
David Jason
B
Peter Sallis
C
No-one
D
Richard Wilson
Question 9 Explanation: 
No-one
Question 10
What invention is credited to the Russian born American inventor Vladimir Kosma Zworykin?
A
Telegraph
B
Radio
C
Television
D
Dishwasher
Question 10 Explanation: 
Zworykin invented both the tube (iconoscope) for transmission and the receiver (kinescope) in 1923 and 1924, respectively.
Question 11
Which ancient country to the south west of the Caspian Sea had rulers called Deioces, Phraortes, Cyaxares and Astyages?
A
Persia
B
Media
C
Sumeria
D
Palestine
Question 11 Explanation: 
Media
Question 12
Which mountain range would you encounter first if you went directly west from New York city?
A
The Appalachians
B
The Rockies
C
Sierra Nevada
D
The Ozarks
Question 12 Explanation: 
The Appalachians
Question 13
Michael Keaton starred in which film as a spirit who makes a living from scaring people?
A
Wait Until Dark
B
Ghost Busters
C
Beetlejuice
D
Finian's Rainbow
Question 13 Explanation: 
Beetlejuice
Question 14
Chicago is known as what?
A
The River City
B
The Windy City
C
The City of Flowers
D
The City of Love
Question 14 Explanation: 
The Windy City
Question 15
The 2006 Open Golf Championship was played on which English course after a gap of almost 40 years?
A
Hoylake
B
Sandwich
C
Wentworth
D
Royal North Devon Golf Club
Question 15 Explanation: 
Hoylake
Question 16
The White Horse Temple, established in Luoyang in 68 AD under the patronage of Emperor Ming in the Eastern Han capital Luoyang is, according to tradition, the first temple in China, of what religion?
A
Christian
B
Islamic
C
Buddhist
D
Shinto
Question 16 Explanation: 
Buddhist
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