General knowledge quiz 554

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
In traditional English pantomime, which shrewd, witty, light-hearted character vied with Pierrot for the affection of Columbine, and was based on the Commedia Dell'Arte character Arlecchino?
A
Scaramouche
B
The Captain
C
Punch
D
Harlequin
Question 1 Explanation: 
Harlequin
Question 2
Vercingetorix is celebrated as having united which peoples to oppose the conquests by Roman forces led by Julius Caesar?
A
Lusitanians
B
Teutons
C
Carthaginians
D
Gauls
Question 2 Explanation: 
Gauls
Question 3
Nephology is the study of what?
A
Waves
B
Clouds
C
Ice
D
Volcanoes
Question 3 Explanation: 
Clouds
Question 4
Someone who tells lies is what sort of person?
A
Mensural
B
Mendicant
C
Mennonite
D
Mendacious
Question 4 Explanation: 
Mendacious
Question 5
Who became the King of Norway on 17 January 1991?
A
King Albert II
B
King Carl XVI Gustaf
C
King Harald V
D
King Juan Carlos I
Question 5 Explanation: 
King Harald V
Question 6
Who formed the band called "The Tin Machine", that ran from 1988 to 1992, primarily to play for the "Glass Spider" world tour?
A
Britney Spears
B
Elton John
C
Madonna
D
David Bowie
Question 6 Explanation: 
David Bowie
Question 7
What kind of character is "Touchstone", who appears in Shakespeare's "As You Like It"?
A
Clown
B
King
C
Servant
D
Military man
Question 7 Explanation: 
Clown
Question 8
Who won the Tour de France every year from 1991 to 1995?
A
Lance Armstrong
B
Miguel Indurain
C
Greg LeMond
D
Laurent Fignon
Question 8 Explanation: 
Miguel Indurain
Question 9
Where is the area known as the Pantanal, the world's largest tropical wetland?
A
Nicaragua
B
Parts of Brazil, Paraguay, and Bolivia
C
Indonesia and Papua New Guinea
D
Botswana
Question 9 Explanation: 
Parts of Brazil, Paraguay, and Bolivia
Question 10
Bihu is celebrated in..........
A
Meghalaya
B
Manipur
C
Jharkhand
D
Assam
Question 11
G-7 includes
A
South Africa
B
Australia
C
India
D
Italy
Question 12
What is RISC?
A
Remodeled Interface System Computer
B
Remote Intranet Secured Connection
C
Runtime Instruction Set Compiler
D
Reduced Instruction Set Computer
Question 12 Explanation: 
Reduced Instruction Set Computer-a type of microprocessor that relies on simple instructions which can be used to build more complicated ones.
Question 13
Who was the first Indian Nobel Laureates?
A
Kailash Satyarthi
B
Rabindranath Tagore
C
CV Raman
D
Mother Teresa
Question 13 Explanation: 
RabindranathTagore:Awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature, Rabindranath Tagore became the first Indian ever to get this award for his collection of his poems named ''Geetanjali'' that featured ''profoundly sensitive, fresh and beautiful verse''.
Question 14
A zebra has the same stripe pattern as which of its relatives?
A
None:each pattern is unique
B
Its mother
C
Its father
D
Its maternal grandmother
Question 14 Explanation: 
None:each pattern is unique
Question 15
Which of these is the title of a documentary by Michael Moore?
A
Roger & Me
B
Bowling for Clementine
C
Psycho
D
Fahrenheit 451
Question 15 Explanation: 
Roger & Me
Question 16
Who is the first woman Governor of a state?
A
Sucheta Kriplani
B
Sarojini Naidu
C
Shanno Devi
D
Anna Chandi
Question 16 Explanation: 
Sarojini Naidu:The first woman Governor of the India was Sarojini Naidu. Sarojini Naidu, the ''Nightingale of India, Bharatiya Kokila'', was a genius woman, Indian independence activist and poet. She became the first woman of India who hold the office as a governor of an Indian state, UP.
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