General knowledge quiz 687

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Who in history is the only divorced wife of someone who later became president of the USA?
A
Jane Wyman
B
Frances Folsom
C
Elizabeth Bloomer Warren
D
Katharine Hepburn
Question 1 Explanation: 
Jane Wyman
Question 2
Quakers are also known by what name?
A
Society of Friends
B
Seventh Day Adventists
C
Mormons
D
Plymouth Brethren
Question 2 Explanation: 
Society of Friends
Question 3
Writers of episodes for the UK comedy TV series "Doctor in the House" (1969-70) included comic artists Graham Chapman, Barry Cryer, Graeme Garden, Bill Oddie, Bernard McKenna and who else?
A
Michael Palin
B
John Cleese
C
Dudley Moore
D
Peter Sellers
Question 3 Explanation: 
John Cleese
Question 4
On June 23, 2016, which organisation met with the President of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos, in Havana?
A
The Union of South American Nations
B
FARC
C
The Organisation of American States
D
Contras
Question 4 Explanation: 
FARC
Question 5
Kamaladevi Chattopadhya National Awards introduced to recognize women..........
A
Handloom weavers
B
Handicraft artisans
C
Social reformers
D
Both 1 and 2
Question 5 Explanation: 
Both 1 and 2
Question 6
On June 17, 2017, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj inaugurated 'KIP' for young overseas Indians at a function in New Delhi. Abbreviation KIP stands for:
A
Know India Programme
B
Knowledge India Programme
C
Knowledge Information Programme
D
Knowledge India Portal
Question 6 Explanation: 
The Know India Programme is a three-week orientation programme for the Indian diaspora. The programme is aimed at promoting awareness on different facets of life in India and the progress made by the country in various fields such as economic and education.
Question 7
The right ascension is the equivalent of longitude on the celestial sphere, and it is given in the units of
A
degrees
B
time-hours, minutes and seconds
C
only hours
D
only seconds
Question 8
According to Samuel Taylor Coleridge, who had "a long grey beard and a glittering eye"?
A
Silas Marner
B
Santa Claus
C
Scrooge
D
The ancient mariner
Question 8 Explanation: 
The ancient mariner
Question 9
In Greek mythology, Hera sent two serpents to kill which baby?
A
Jason
B
Heracles
C
Odysseus
D
Achilles
Question 9 Explanation: 
Heracles
Question 10
The stress that causes a metal object to break is called metal what?
A
Tiredness
B
Fatigue
C
Listlessness
D
Ennui
Question 10 Explanation: 
Fatigue
Question 11
Which of these is double-landlocked?
A
Mongolia
B
Uzbekistan
C
Bhutan
D
Nepal
Question 11 Explanation: 
Uzbekistan
Question 12
..........indicates Macro Approach in national context.
A
Sales
B
Income
C
Inflation
D
Exports & Imports
Question 12 Explanation: 
Inflation:Inflation indicates Macro Approach in national context. Inflation is defined as a sustained increase in the general level of prices for goods and services. It is measured as an annual percentage increase
Question 13
Nystagmus describes involuntary movement where?
A
Claws
B
Eyes
C
Arms
D
Lips
Question 13 Explanation: 
Eyes
Question 14
..........is situated in West Bengal
A
Marble Palace
B
King Kothi Palace
C
Umaid Bhawan
D
Neer Mahal
Question 14 Explanation: 
Marble Palace:Marble Palace is one of the first Neoclassical palaces in Saint Petersburg, Russia. It is situated between the Field of Mars and Palace Quay, slightly to the east from New Michael Palace.
Question 15
According to the English nursery rhyme, who "sat on a wall, and had a great fall"?
A
The Queen of Hearts
B
Humpty Dumpty
C
Jack Spratt
D
Moby Dick
Question 15 Explanation: 
Humpty Dumpty
Question 16
Currency depreciation is the..........
A
Gain of value of a foreign's currency
B
Loss of value of a country's currency
C
Gain of value of a country's currency
D
Loss of value of a foreign's currency
Question 16 Explanation: 
Loss of value of a country's currency:Currency depreciation is the loss of value of a country's currency with respect to one or more foreign reference currencies, typically in a floating exchange rate system. It is most often used for the unofficial decrease
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