General knowledge quiz 676

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The first NAM (Non-Aligned Movement) conference was held at
A
Belgrade (Yugoslavia)
B
Caire (Egypt)
C
Lusaka (Zambia)
D
Algeria (Algeria)
Question 2
Which of these songs was not produced by George Martin?
A
Nellie the Elephant by Mandy Miller released in October 1956
B
Cold Turkey by John Lennon released in October 1969.
C
I (Who Have Nothing) by Shirley Bassey released in September 1963
D
Reap the Wild Wind by Ultravox, released in October 1982.
Question 2 Explanation: 
Cold Turkey by John Lennon released in October 1969.
Question 3
How is a rebec usually played?
A
On a board
B
Blown
C
With a bow
D
Plucked
Question 3 Explanation: 
With a bow
Question 4
What does "HM" mean, when referring to Queen Elizabeth II?
A
Her Mightiness
B
Her Majesty
C
Her Magnificence
D
Her Mione
Question 4 Explanation: 
Her Majesty
Question 5
A mill in Woodbridge, Suffolk, England, built in the 12th century, reconstructed in 1792, further restored in 2010 and currently in full working order is a early English example of a mill powered by what?
A
Animal power (now electricity)
B
Water
C
Wind
D
Tide
Question 5 Explanation: 
Tide
Question 6
What measure of land area was defined in medieval England as the size of a field that could be ploughed by a yoke of oxen in one day?
A
Acre
B
Chain
C
Rood
D
Perch
Question 6 Explanation: 
Acre
Question 7
What trading company was a major influence on the growth of the city Gothenburg in Sweden during the 18th and early 19th centuries?
A
Volvo
B
Swedish Trading Company Limited
C
Swedish Pharma
D
The Swedish East India Company
Question 7 Explanation: 
The Swedish East India Company
Question 8
What distinguishes a member of the order stomatopoda?
A
A hard exoskeleton covering its legs
B
Its legs are attached to the abdomen instead of the thorax
C
It has gills on its abdominal appendages, and attacking (spear or hammer) appendages to its thorax
D
The abdominal segments have swimmerets (swimming legs)
Question 8 Explanation: 
It has gills on its abdominal appendages, and attacking (spear or hammer) appendages to its thorax
Question 9
Ash from what volcano, when it erupted in June 2011, grounded flights in Chile, Bolivia, Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay and disrupted air traffic over Australia and New Zealand?
A
Turrialba, Costa Ricz
B
Puyehue, southern Chile
C
Planchon-Peteroa, Argentina
D
Galeras, Colombia
Question 9 Explanation: 
Puyehue, southern Chile
Question 10
Madhav National Park is located in..........
A
Karnataka
B
Nagaland
C
Himachal Pradesh
D
Madhya Pradesh
Question 11
The dish known as souvlaki is part of the recognised cuisine of which country?
A
Russia
B
Greece
C
Hungary
D
Turkey
Question 11 Explanation: 
Greece
Question 12
When were the Women's Freestyle Wrestling championships first staged?
A
1987
B
1957
C
1997
D
2001
Question 12 Explanation: 
1987
Question 13
What is the name of the 29th Chief Justice of India, who passed away recently?
A
Adarsh Sein Anand
B
Purabi Mukhopadhyay
C
Ja Ra Sundaresan
D
Sukharanjan Sengupta
Question 13 Explanation: 
Adarsh Sein Anand
Question 14
In which sea is The Grenadines island chain?
A
Caribbean
B
Aegean
C
South China
D
Caspian
Question 14 Explanation: 
Caribbean
Question 15
The Gold coins of Gupta periods were called as
A
Dinar
B
Dollar
C
Rupee
D
Peso
Question 15 Explanation: 
Dinar:The Gupta period is considered the ''Golden Age'' of classical. The Gold coins of Gupta periods were called as Dinar.
Question 16
Which of these was a Latvian-born American painter and printmaker who is classified as an abstract expressionist?
A
Jackson Pollock
B
Edward Hopper
C
Mark Rothko
D
Andy Warhol
Question 16 Explanation: 
Mark Rothko
There are 16 questions to complete.

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