General knowledge quiz 662

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
In October 2005, a week before her 16th birthday, Michelle Wie announced that she was turning professional at what sport?
A
Golf
B
Gymnastics
C
Tennis
D
Shot put
Question 1 Explanation: 
Golf
Question 2
The Consumer Price Index measures changes in retail prices on
A
Weekly basis
B
Yearly basis
C
Monthly basis
D
Quarterly basis
Question 2 Explanation: 
Monthly basis:A consumer price index (CPI) measures changes in the price level of a market basket of consumer goods and services purchased by households on monthly basis
Question 3
Which of these is a metal?
A
Chlorine
B
Lithium
C
Sulphur
D
Xenon
Question 3 Explanation: 
Lithium
Question 4
C.Parsons is inventor of which of the following?
A
Ship(Steam)
B
Ship(Turbine)
C
Steam Engine
D
Diesel Engine
Question 4 Explanation: 
Ship(Turbine):C.Parsons invented the ship which run by Turbine in 1894
Question 5
Cheque bearing Not Negotiable described in which section of Negotiable Instruments Act?
A
Section 126
B
Section 124
C
Section 130
D
Section 123
Question 5 Explanation: 
Section 130:Section 130 Cheque bearing Not Negotiable-A person taking a cheque crossed generally or specially, bearing in either case the words not negotiable, shall not have, and shall not be capable of giving, a better title to the cheque than that which the person from whom he took it had.
Question 6
Who was responsible for the formation of congress?
A
Annie Besant
B
A.O Hume
C
Sitaram Kesri
D
WC Banerjee
Question 6 Explanation: 
Sir A.O Hume, a former civil servant was responsible for the formation of Congress. He is called as ''Father of Congress''.
Question 7
In music, what does the term "Adagio" mean?
A
At a slow pace
B
At a fast pace
C
Moderately slow
D
Moderately fast
Question 7 Explanation: 
At a slow pace
Question 8
Where was Victor Hugo living when he wrote his 1862 novel "Les Miserables"?
A
London
B
Guernsey
C
Paris
D
Brussels
Question 8 Explanation: 
Guernsey
Question 9
What is the name for what is basically an induction coil whereby the voltage of an alternating current can be increased or decreased without changing the frequency?
A
Transformer
B
Voltmeter
C
Rheostat
D
Ammeter
Question 9 Explanation: 
Transformer
Question 10
What is the only venomous lizard native to the USA?
A
Komodo dragon
B
Tuatara
C
Alligator
D
Gila monster
Question 10 Explanation: 
Gila monster
Question 11
The Asian Football Confederation(AFC) is the governing body of association football in..........
A
Asia and Africa
B
Asia and Australia.
C
Asia and America
D
All of these
Question 11 Explanation: 
Asia and Australia.:The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) is the governing body of association football in Asia and Australia. It has 47 member countries, mostly located on the Asian and Australian continent but excluding all the transcontinental countries with territory in both Europe and Asia, which are members of UEFA Headquarters-Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Question 12
In baseball, which base is most frequently stolen by the runners?
A
First
B
Second
C
Third
D
Fourth
Question 12 Explanation: 
Second
Question 13
Who founded the Society of Jesus (Jesuits)?
A
William Booth
B
Thomas Aquinas
C
L. Ron Hubbard
D
Ignatius Loyola
Question 13 Explanation: 
Ignatius Loyola
Question 14
Although now a term for an ordinary infantryman, in 1640 a "fusilier" was so called because his weapon was a fusil. What was a fusil?
A
A light flintlock musket
B
A crossbow
C
A halberd
D
A malteser
Question 14 Explanation: 
A light flintlock musket
Question 15
In the United Kingdom, the "Civil List" covers whose expenses?
A
The Archbishop of Canterbury
B
The Queen
C
The Prime Minister
D
The Home Office
Question 15 Explanation: 
The Queen
Question 16
Anabolism, as in "anabolic steroids", refers to what?
A
Muscular tension
B
A metabolic process, synthesising complex molecules from simpler ones with the storage of energy
C
Build-up of testosterone
D
Muscle knot
Question 16 Explanation: 
A metabolic process, synthesising complex molecules from simpler ones with the storage of energy
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