General knowledge quiz 547

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of these is a shade of blue?
A
Sepia
B
Magenta
C
Azure
D
Ecru
Question 1 Explanation: 
Azure
Question 2
What is a stanza or poem consisting of four lines?
A
Strophe
B
Refrain
C
Trope
D
Quatrain
Question 2 Explanation: 
Quatrain
Question 3
Blue Mountain is situated in which state?
A
Uttar Pradesh
B
Mizoram
C
Haryana
D
Meghalaya
Question 3 Explanation: 
Meghalaya:Blue mountain is the highest peak of Lushai Hills.The Garo Hills is located in Meghalaya state
Question 4
What is the term for a period of isolation to prevent the spread of disease?
A
Quarantine
B
Brilliantine
C
Benzedrine
D
Palatine
Question 4 Explanation: 
Quarantine
Question 5
When the United States Anti-Doping Agency in 2012 stripped Lance Armstrong of all his cycling achievements since August 1998 how many Tour de France titles did he lose?
A
7
B
12
C
5
D
10
Question 5 Explanation: 
7
Question 6
What was organised by Catherine de Medici, Queen Mother, France, to crush the Huguenots in August 1572 at the wedding of Henry of Navarre to Marguerite, sister of Charles IX, that resulted in the death of around 30, 000 people?
A
The Guns of Navarone
B
St Valentine's Day Massacre
C
Massacre of St Bartholomew
D
The Crush of the Huguenots
Question 6 Explanation: 
Massacre of St Bartholomew
Question 7
Who designed the white chiffon one-shoulder gown worn by Michelle Obama at the series of 10 balls celebrating US President Barack Obama's inauguration?
A
David and Elizabeth Emanuel
B
Isabel Toledo
C
Gianni Versace
D
Jason Wu
Question 7 Explanation: 
Jason Wu
Question 8
Who is credited with the design of the small British car known as the Mini?
A
Alec Issigonis
B
Giuseppe Farina
C
Herbert Austin
D
Brian Leyland
Question 8 Explanation: 
Alec Issigonis
Question 9
Mercury has..........Specific heat
A
Low
B
High
C
Variable
D
Constant
Question 9 Explanation: 
Low:Mercury has low Specific heat.The specific heat is the amount of heat per unit mass required to raise the temperature by one degree Celsius.
Question 10
What do the interior angles of a triangle add up to?
A
180 degrees
B
360 degrees
C
90 degrees
D
45 degrees
Question 10 Explanation: 
180 degrees
Question 11
Why was Bob Geldolf's knighthood for his role in "Band Aid" and "Live Aid" an honorary one?
A
Britain does not give knighthoods to members of the pop music industry
B
He was not a British citizen
C
The two events took place outside Britain
D
He could not trace his family back more than 10 generations
Question 11 Explanation: 
He was not a British citizen
Question 12
Stirling who was a British racing driver, who raced from 1948 to 1962 and won 212 of the 529 races he entered, including 16 Formula One Grands Prix?
A
Marsh
B
Fern
C
Lichen
D
Moss
Question 12 Explanation: 
Moss
Question 13
Hemis National Park is situated in..........
A
Assam
B
Jammu and Kashmir
C
Kerala
D
Gujarat
Question 13 Explanation: 
Jammu and Kashmir
Question 14
What is one thing which the following cities have in common:New Delhi, Yangon, Caracas, Bengaluru, Darwin, Kolkata, and Tehran?
A
They are all in Asia
B
They are in time zones offset from Universal Time by half an hour
C
The populations of the cities are all over 5 million
D
They are all established in mountain areas
Question 14 Explanation: 
They are in time zones offset from Universal Time by half an hour
Question 15
Which European country has a flag that is not oblong?
A
Andorra
B
Luxembourg
C
Liechtenstein
D
Switzerland
Question 15 Explanation: 
Switzerland
Question 16
What is the gestation period of the African elephant?
A
300-350 days
B
100-120 days
C
400-450 days
D
550-670 days
Question 16 Explanation: 
550-670 days
There are 16 questions to complete.

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