General knowledge quiz 616

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What is the name for the circle that describes the most northerly point at which the sun appears directly overhead at noon?
A
The equator
B
Tropic of Capricorn
C
The ecliptic
D
Tropic of Cancer
Question 1 Explanation: 
Tropic of Cancer
Question 2
The national flag of which of these does not have a building on it?
A
Afghanistan
B
Gibraltar
C
Cambodia
D
Republic of Ireland
Question 2 Explanation: 
Republic of Ireland
Question 3
What follows the duodenum in the human digestive tract?
A
Oesophagus
B
Ileum
C
Appendix
D
Jejunum
Question 3 Explanation: 
Jejunum
Question 4
In 1642, Cardinal Mazarin succeeded whom as Chief Minister of France?
A
Philippe II, Duke of Orleans
B
Cardinal Dubois
C
Cardinal Richelieu
D
Louis Henri de Bourbon, Duke of Bourbon
Question 4 Explanation: 
Cardinal Richelieu
Question 5
What is the name for a pheasant's nest?
A
Phantom
B
Nide
C
Quaillery
D
Point
Question 5 Explanation: 
Nide
Question 6
In the James Bond film "Dr. No" who played Bond girl Honey Rider?
A
Ursula Andress
B
Daniela Bianchi
C
Honor Blackman
D
Claudine Auger
Question 6 Explanation: 
Ursula Andress
Question 7
Where are the most famous examples of "cliff-dwellings", habitats of primitive peoples constructed of lime and stone in the hollow surface of cliffs?
A
Granada, Spain
B
Carman, Manitoba, Canada
C
Kakadu, Northern Territory, Australia
D
Mesa Verde, Colorado, USA
Question 7 Explanation: 
Mesa Verde, Colorado, USA
Question 8
What sweet syrup is produced when sugar is refined and, when fermented, produces rum?
A
Molasses
B
Tapioca
C
Maple syrup
D
Caramel
Question 8 Explanation: 
Molasses
Question 9
Which animal features on the Venezuelan coat of arms?
A
A jaguar
B
The Venezuelan troupial
C
A white horse
D
A giant anteater
Question 9 Explanation: 
A white horse
Question 10
The International Organization for Standardization(ISO) is Founded in
A
1982
B
1956
C
1947
D
1976
Question 10 Explanation: 
1947:The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is an international standard-setting body composed of representatives from various national standards organizations.Founded on 23 February 1947.It is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland.
Question 11
Which of these is a French impressionist painter?
A
Degas
B
El Greco
C
Salvador Dali
D
Gainsborough
Question 11 Explanation: 
Degas
Question 12
What is the occupation of the title character in "Finnegan's Wake" by James Joyce?
A
Professor of Law
B
Hod carrier
C
Game keeper
D
Machine operator
Question 12 Explanation: 
Hod carrier
Question 13
Which of these wars is the earliest in which gunpowder was used in heavy artillery weapons?
A
Napoleonic Wars (from 1803 to 1815)
B
Hundred Years War (from 1337 to 1453)
C
The War of the Spanish Succession (from 1701 to 1714)
D
The First Crusade (from 1096 to 1099)
Question 13 Explanation: 
Hundred Years War (from 1337 to 1453)
Question 14
June 5 observed as..........
A
World Environment Day
B
World Blood Donor Day
C
World Refugee Day
D
World Humanist Day
Question 15
"Scandal" was a film centring on the activities of which British prostitute?
A
Christine Keeler
B
Xaviera Hollander
C
Mata Hari
D
Gypsy Rose Lee
Question 15 Explanation: 
Christine Keeler
Question 16
Who played Frank Spencer in the British TV series "Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em"?
A
Rowan Atkinson
B
John Cleese
C
Griff Rhys Jones
D
Michael Crawford
Question 16 Explanation: 
Michael Crawford
There are 16 questions to complete.

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