General knowledge quiz 552

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The First Lady of which US president was known as "Lady Bird"?
A
Richard Nixon
B
Gerald Ford
C
George H Bush
D
Lyndon B. Johnson
Question 1 Explanation: 
Lyndon B. Johnson
Question 2
Which Scottish sailor was rescued four years after being put ashore by William Dampier at Juan Fernandez in 1703, for insubordination?
A
Alexander Selkirk
B
Fletcher Christian
C
Horatio Hornblower
D
Horatio Nelson
Question 2 Explanation: 
Alexander Selkirk
Question 3
When was the first train run on the route known as the Orient Express?
A
1883
B
1683
C
1783
D
1583
Question 3 Explanation: 
1883
Question 4
What is one of the deadliest pandemics in history, believed to have first reached Europe at the trading city of Caffa in the Crimea in 1347 and peaking in Europe between 1348 and 1350?
A
Mad Cow Disease
B
The Great Plague
C
The Black Death
D
German Measles
Question 4 Explanation: 
The Black Death
Question 5
Which of these would be found at a racetrack?
A
Multiplier
B
Totalisator
C
Cyclotron
D
Van Der Graf Generator
Question 5 Explanation: 
Totalisator
Question 6
The octane number of zero is assigned to
A
2-methyl octane
B
n-heptane
C
iso-octane
D
3-methyl octane
Question 7
What is the name of a calculating machine that originally consisted of beans or stones moved in grooves in sand or on tablets of wood, stone, or metal?
A
Abacus
B
Slide rule
C
Chisanbop
D
Difference engine
Question 7 Explanation: 
Abacus
Question 8
At the 1996 Olympics, what did Carl Lewis become the fourth person to do?
A
Miss a medal award ceremony
B
Run in bare feet
C
Win 9 gold medals
D
Assault an official
Question 8 Explanation: 
Win 9 gold medals
Question 9
Dipa Karmakar is the First Indian..........to Qualify for Olympics
A
Chess player
B
Gymnast
C
Athlet
D
Boxer
Question 9 Explanation: 
Gymnast:Dipa Karmakar is an Indian artistic gymnast from Agartala, Tripura who represents India at the international circuit.
Question 10
What artificial stretch of water in Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens London was made by order of Queen Caroline in 1730?
A
Rotten Row
B
The Thames
C
The Serpentine
D
Lake Windemere
Question 10 Explanation: 
The Serpentine
Question 11
What were antimacassars used for?
A
To protect the upholstery on chair backs from hair oil
B
To protect varnished or oiled surfaces from hot cups and plates
C
To repel insects
D
To protect riding boots from horse hair and oil
Question 11 Explanation: 
To protect the upholstery on chair backs from hair oil
Question 12
Eravikulam National Park located in..........
A
Karnataka
B
Nagaland
C
Gujarat
D
Kerala
Question 13
India's Largest Canal..........is located in Rajasthan
A
Indira Gandhi Canal
B
Sarda Canal
C
KalakumskyCanal
D
Rajiv Gandhi Canal
Question 13 Explanation: 
Indira Gandhi Canal:The Indira Gandhi Canal is one of the largest canal projects in India. It starts from the Harike Barrage at Firozpur, a few kilometers below the confluence of the Satluj and Beas rivers in the Indian state of Punjab and terminates in irrigation facilities in the Thar Desert in the north west of Rajasthan state.
Question 14
Who created and performed the most soundtracks for the film Wall Street:Money Never Sleeps?
A
Craig Armstrong
B
Ali Zafar and Baqir Abbas
C
Shiny Toy Guns
D
David Byrne and Brian Eno
Question 14 Explanation: 
David Byrne and Brian Eno
Question 15
Where is the White Desert National Park situated?
A
The Republic of Sudan
B
St Katherine Protectorate, Egypt
C
The Republic of Chad
D
Farafra, Egypt
Question 15 Explanation: 
Farafra, Egypt
Question 16
Who was Governor of South Australia 1841-1845, Governor of New Zealand 1845-1854 & 1861-1868, Governor of Cape Colony 1854-1861 and Premier of New Zealand 1877-1879?
A
George Grey
B
Thomas Gore Brown
C
Harry Atkinson
D
Robert Fitzroy
Question 16 Explanation: 
George Grey
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