General knowledge quiz 551

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of these overlooks Jerusalem?
A
Mount of Olives
B
Blueberry Hill
C
Mount Ararat
D
Pyramid of Gizeh
Question 1 Explanation: 
Mount of Olives
Question 2
Who painted "Number 5" in 1948?
A
Peter Blake
B
Vincent van Gogh
C
Andy Warhol
D
Jackson Pollock
Question 2 Explanation: 
Jackson Pollock
Question 3
The Himalayan Mountaineering Institute is located in
A
Dehradun
B
Darjeeling
C
Uttarkashi
D
Shillong
Question 4
Canara Bank headquarters located in..........
A
Chennai
B
Manipal
C
Mumbai
D
Bengaluru
Question 5
Feldspars, which make up over half of all minerals in the Earth's crust, are a group of rock-forming minerals characterised by the presence of aluminium and what else in their chemistry?
A
Silica ion
B
Calcium oxide
C
Potassium
D
Sodium oxide
Question 5 Explanation: 
Silica ion
Question 6
Which of these, in the 1967 AFL season, became the first quarterback to pass more than 4, 000 yards in a season?
A
Louis Armstrong
B
Ben Casey
C
Ken Rosewall
D
Joe Namath
Question 6 Explanation: 
Joe Namath
Question 7
Where is the 337, 000 km2 Taklamakan Desert?
A
South America
B
China
C
Africa
D
Australia
Question 7 Explanation: 
China
Question 8
Which space telescope was carried into orbit by the space shuttle in April 1990?
A
Hubble
B
Bubble
C
Trubble
D
Toil
Question 8 Explanation: 
Hubble
Question 9
Dr Benjamin Spock wrote books on what subject?
A
Astrology
B
Elephants
C
Child care
D
Ears
Question 9 Explanation: 
Child care
Question 10
Where is the World Golf Hall of Fame located?
A
St. Augustine, Florida, USA
B
Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA
C
Augusta, Georgia, USA
D
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, USA
Question 10 Explanation: 
St. Augustine, Florida, USA
Question 11
Who was instrumental in defeating the Mahdi at Omdurman in 1898, and was British Secretary for War from 1914 until he died on the cruiser "Hampshire" when it struck a mine on 5 June 1916?
A
Bernard Freyberg
B
Horatio Herbert Kitchener
C
Charles George Gordon
D
Lord Cardigan
Question 11 Explanation: 
Horatio Herbert Kitchener
Question 12
The craisin is the dried fruit of which of these?
A
Strawberry
B
Date
C
Blackberry
D
Cranberry
Question 12 Explanation: 
Cranberry
Question 13
Which breed of cat is naturally tailless?
A
Rex
B
Siamese
C
Burmese
D
Manx
Question 13 Explanation: 
Manx
Question 14
Which of these is an instrument with a glass tube which is incompletely filled with a liquid designed to indicate whether a surface is level or plumb?
A
Spirit level
B
Ghost flat
C
Medium high
D
Unfilled phantom
Question 14 Explanation: 
Spirit level
Question 15
Vidkun Quisling, infamous in Europe, allied himself and his country for a time with what other European figure?
A
General Franco
B
Benito Mussolini
C
Adolf Hitler
D
Napoleon Bonaparte
Question 15 Explanation: 
Adolf Hitler
Question 16
Lincoln is associated with..........
A
Cow
B
Sheep
C
Goat
D
Pig
Question 16 Explanation: 
Sheep:The Lincoln, sometimes called the Lincoln Longwool, is a breed of sheep from England. The Lincoln is the largest British sheep, developed specifically to produce the heaviest, longest and most lustrous fleece of any breed in the world
There are 16 questions to complete.

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