General knowledge quiz 597

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The Plum Judy, Painted Lady, Monarch, Speckled Wood, Mallow Skipper, and Zabulon Skipper are varieties of what?
A
Cow
B
Butterfly
C
Rose
D
Bird
Question 1 Explanation: 
Butterfly
Question 2
Of the 8 Summer Olympics between 1896 and 1952 inclusive, how many were held outside of Europe?
A
3
B
2
C
4
D
5
Question 2 Explanation: 
2
Question 3
Which of these sports is thought to be second only to archery as the oldest British outdoor game?
A
Soccer
B
Tennis
C
Cricket
D
Bowls
Question 3 Explanation: 
Bowls
Question 4
What are the 26 areas called that make up The Swiss Confederation?
A
States
B
Iller
C
Cantons
D
Departments
Question 4 Explanation: 
Cantons
Question 5
Who was the great great great grand uncle of the singer/composer known as "Moby"?
A
Herman Melville
B
Abraham Lincoln
C
Benjamin Franklin
D
King Edward VII
Question 5 Explanation: 
Herman Melville
Question 6
In India, Watermelon crop grown in which season?
A
Kharif
B
Rabi
C
Zaid
D
All of these
Question 6 Explanation: 
Zaid:In the Indian sub-continent, the crops grown on irrigated lands which do not have to wait for monsoons, in the short duration between Rabi and Kharif crop season, mainly from March to June, are called Zaid crops. Ex:Watermelon, Bitter gourd.
Question 7
The ideology of fascism was developed by
A
Italy
B
Germany
C
Japan
D
Russia
Question 7 Explanation: 
Fascism originated in Italy during World War I, in opposition to liberalism, Marxism, and anarchism. Fascism is usually placed on the far-right within the traditional left-right spectrum.
Question 8
What was invented in the 1940s by Percy Spencer, an American self-taught engineer from Howland, Maine, who was building magnetrons for radar sets?
A
Microwave oven
B
Vacuum cleaner
C
Television set
D
Wireless transmitter
Question 8 Explanation: 
Microwave oven
Question 9
Which state government has raised a new Special Rhino Protection Force (SRPF) in July 2017?
A
Haryana
B
Assam
C
West Bengal
D
Punjab
Question 9 Explanation: 
Assam
Question 10
"The course of true love never did run smooth" is a line from which play?
A
Midsummer Night's Dream
B
Romeo and Juliet
C
Othello
D
Much Ado About Nothing
Question 10 Explanation: 
Midsummer Night's Dream
Question 11
The standard rosary, a string of beads used by Roman Catholics as an aid to memory during devotional exercises, has 59 beads. How many beads are there in the greater rosary used in religious orders?
A
100
B
169
C
75
D
140
Question 11 Explanation: 
169
Question 12
Which company was founded and named after the inventor of vulcanised rubber in 1898, almost 4 decades after his death, by Frank Seiberling?
A
Goodyear
B
Dunlop
C
Macintosh
D
Pirelli
Question 12 Explanation: 
Goodyear
Question 13
Film and TV institute of India is located at
A
Pune (Maharashtra)
B
Rajkot (Gujarat)
C
Pimpri (Maharashtra)
D
Perambur (Tamilnadu)
Question 14
Who has won the most medals in Olympic Games since the modern Olympics began in 1896?
A
Pierre de Coubertin
B
Michael Phelps
C
Juan Antonio Samaranch
D
Tiger Woods
Question 14 Explanation: 
Michael Phelps
Question 15
Who won the 2010 Boston Marathon with a time of 2:05:52, easily breaking the course record of 2:07:14?
A
Tekeste Kebede
B
Deriba Merga
C
Robert Kiprono Cheruiyot
D
Robert Kipkoech Cheruiyot
Question 15 Explanation: 
Robert Kiprono Cheruiyot
Question 16
In which city was the Reichstag burnt down in 1933?
A
Ankara
B
Amsterdam
C
Berlin
D
Moscow
Question 16 Explanation: 
Berlin
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