General knowledge quiz 602

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
According to Greek legend, who was the muse of history?
A
Urania
B
Calliope
C
Clio
D
Polymnia
Question 1 Explanation: 
Clio
Question 2
Which state of the USA has a Union Jack on its state flag?
A
New York
B
Montana
C
Hawaii
D
Florida
Question 2 Explanation: 
Hawaii
Question 3
What term is familiarly applied to the university where one received one's education?
A
Mater Misericordiae
B
Alma Fudd
C
Alma Mater
D
Mater Mundi
Question 3 Explanation: 
Alma Mater
Question 4
Which of these religions is not founded on the teachings of a single person?
A
Wicca
B
Zoroastrianism
C
Christian Science
D
Buddhism
Question 4 Explanation: 
Wicca
Question 5
Practitioners of which of these professions is most likely to wear a surplice?
A
Policeman
B
Chef
C
Accountant
D
Clergyman
Question 5 Explanation: 
Clergyman
Question 6
How did John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Jr., the elder son of US President John F. Kennedy, die in 1999?
A
Land mine explosion
B
Assassination
C
Plane crash
D
Skiing accident
Question 6 Explanation: 
Plane crash
Question 7
On 2 November 2010, the oil painting "Nude Sitting on a Divan" sold for $68.9 million, a record for an artwork by which artist?
A
Amadeo Modigliani
B
Pablo Picasso
C
Paul Gauguin
D
Henri Matisse
Question 7 Explanation: 
Amadeo Modigliani
Question 8
What is a surgical procedure to improve the function or the appearance of a human nose?
A
Giraffeoplasty
B
Hippoplasty
C
Rhinoplasty
D
Buffaloplasty
Question 8 Explanation: 
Rhinoplasty
Question 9
What is the capital of Honduras?
A
Manila
B
Abuja
C
Tegucigalpa
D
Lisbon
Question 10
The Tiber is the river in..........
A
Italy
B
Russia
C
Brazil
D
Thailand
Question 10 Explanation: 
Italy:The Tiber is the third-longest river in Italy, rising in the Apennine Mountains in Emilia-Romagna and flowing 406 kilometres through Umbria and Lazio, where it is joined by the Aniene river, to the Tyrrhenian Sea.
Question 11
The clear sky looks blue because
A
reflection of light
B
refraction of light
C
diffraction of light
D
dispersion of light
Question 12
What was the bowling technique developed by English cricketer Harold Larwood?
A
Bodyline
B
Yorker
C
Off-spinner
D
Strafing
Question 12 Explanation: 
Bodyline
Question 13
Who was on the British throne when Balmoral Castle was bought for their use?
A
Henry VIII
B
George III
C
James II
D
Victoria
Question 13 Explanation: 
Victoria
Question 14
For what is "Halliwell's" is a reference book?
A
Motor racing
B
Cricket
C
Baseball
D
Film
Question 14 Explanation: 
Film
Question 15
Which of these is one of the Channel Islands?
A
Skye
B
Alderney
C
Tasmania
D
Prince Edward Island (CH:Canada)
Question 15 Explanation: 
Alderney
Question 16
Under article 61 of the UN Charter, the membership of the Economic and Social Council was which of the following years from 27 to 54?
A
1963
B
1973
C
1978
D
1983
There are 16 questions to complete.

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