General knowledge quiz 550

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
When is the Chinese New Year, and the Spring Festival, for 2015 as dated in the western Gregorian Calendar?
A
1-Jan
B
19 February
C
23-Jan
D
31-Jan
Question 1 Explanation: 
19-Feb
Question 2
In which country did Juan Domingo Peron seize power in 1943, become president, and resign in 1955?
A
Brazil
B
Chile
C
Argentina
D
Paraguay
Question 2 Explanation: 
Argentina
Question 3
What is the first name of Capt. W E Johns's fictional flying hero, Biggles?
A
Lance
B
Algernon
C
Quentin
D
James
Question 3 Explanation: 
James
Question 4
Which of these is a very large dulcimer with a double sounding board, approximately 6 ft (2 m) long, with about 200 strings of both gut and metal, some double-or triple-strung?
A
Crumhorn
B
Sackbut
C
Rebec
D
Pantalon
Question 4 Explanation: 
Pantalon
Question 5
Where will the Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2017 to be Held?
A
New Delhi
B
Kolkata
C
Chennai
D
Hyderabad
Question 5 Explanation: 
On October 3, 2017, a high-level delegation from Government of India and the United States met at NITI Aayog to plan the 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Summit, which is scheduled to be held from 28th-30th November 2017 in Hyderabad.
Question 6
Hebrew Noah, Babylonian Atrahasis and Sumerian Ziusudra were all known in their respective Epics for having which common preoccupation?
A
Competition sport
B
Marital disharmony
C
Home brewing
D
An overwhelming flood
Question 6 Explanation: 
An overwhelming flood
Question 7
Who was known in the 1991 Gulf War as "Stormin' Norman"?
A
General Schwarzkopf
B
George H W Bush
C
Colin Powell
D
Mohamed Hussein Tantawi
Question 7 Explanation: 
General Schwarzkopf
Question 8
Rambagh Palace located in which State/UT?
A
Rajasthan
B
Assam
C
Andaman & Nicobar
D
Maharashtra
Question 9
Which of these is most likely to have a sharp edge?
A
Halidom
B
Halibut
C
Halbstarker
D
Halberd
Question 9 Explanation: 
Halberd
Question 10
The playground of lawn tennis is called
A
court
B
ring
C
arena
D
rink
Question 11
The longest river without Delta is..........
A
Saraswati
B
Yamuna
C
Sabarmati
D
Narmada
Question 11 Explanation: 
Narmada:The largest river in India that does not have delta is Narmada. This river Narmada springs from the mouth of Amarkantak hill which is in Kapildhara zone of Gujarat. Apart from Gujarat the river has its source in Madhya Pradesh.
Question 12
What is the term for the greenish oxide formed on copper?
A
Gravel
B
Rust
C
Verdigris
D
Grease
Question 12 Explanation: 
Verdigris
Question 13
..........is lying in level sheets and is used for layer type of clouds
A
Nimbus
B
Alto
C
Cirrus
D
Stratus
Question 13 Explanation: 
Stratus:Stratus'' means ''layer'' and refers to the group of clouds that form in bigsheets covering the entire sky.It is lying in level sheets and is used for layer type of clouds
Question 14
The Ganga is navigable between..........and..........
A
Allahabad and Allengunj
B
Halida and Mumbai
C
Tribeni and Hyderabad
D
Allahabad and Halida
Question 14 Explanation: 
Allahabad and Halida:The Ganga is navigable between Allahabad and Halida
Question 15
The "New Model Army" was formed to fight in which war?
A
Hundred Years' War
B
Korean War
C
World War I
D
English Civil War
Question 15 Explanation: 
English Civil War
Question 16
Vitamin B12 is most useful for combating
A
anemia
B
goitre
C
night blindness
D
rickets
There are 16 questions to complete.

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