General knowledge quiz 696

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What event brings a group of old friends together in the 1983 film "The Big Chill"?
A
Funeral
B
Christening
C
Wedding
D
Baptism
Question 1 Explanation: 
Funeral
Question 2
What is the name of the special type of glass in which champagne should be served?
A
Flute
B
Piccolo
C
Fife
D
Clarinet
Question 2 Explanation: 
Flute
Question 3
What was the Allegheny Time System designed for?
A
Community Service sentences available to the Allegheny County Courts
B
Timing of astronomical observations at the Allegheny Observatory
C
Standard time on the early Pennsylvania Central Railroad
D
Clockwork mechanisms in the Pennsylvania town clocks
Question 3 Explanation: 
Standard time on the early Pennsylvania Central Railroad
Question 4
Photosynthesis is a process
A
reductive and exergonic
B
reductive and catabolic
C
reductive, endergonic and catabolic
D
reductive, endergonic and anabolic
Question 5
Which of these words means "a bicycle built for two"?
A
Panda
B
Random
C
Tandem
D
Bi-bicycle
Question 5 Explanation: 
Tandem
Question 6
Mrs Alice Keppel was the mistress of which of these?
A
The Duke of Orleans, cousin to King Louis XVI of France
B
King Charles II, son of King Charles I of England
C
Edward VII, son of Queen Victoria of England
D
William III of England, co-monarch with Queen Mary II
Question 6 Explanation: 
Edward VII, son of Queen Victoria of England
Question 7
..........is the type of cut motion aims that the amount of demand be reduced to certain other amount
A
Policy Cut
B
Economy Cut
C
Token Cut
D
Cut Motion
Question 7 Explanation: 
Economy Cut:Economy cut is the type of cut motion aims that the amount of demand be reduced to certain other amount and it represents that the demand for grants should be altered.
Question 8
What is trona?
A
A species of seaweed
B
A naturally occurring mineral form of soda ash
C
A round of the game kabaddi
D
A form of macrame
Question 8 Explanation: 
A naturally occurring mineral form of soda ash
Question 9
What is a bassinet?
A
Mixing bowl
B
Musical instrument
C
Fish
D
Cradle for a baby
Question 9 Explanation: 
Cradle for a baby
Question 10
Nelson Piquet Jnr was accused of deliberately crashing at which F1 race in 2008 that paved the way for Renault's Fernando Alonso to win?
A
China
B
Turkey
C
Singapore
D
Indianapolis
Question 10 Explanation: 
Singapore
Question 11
The Pan-American Highway, a network of roads nearly 48, 000 km (29, 800 miles) long links the mainland nations of the Americas in a connected highway system, except for an 87 km (54 mile) stretch called what?
A
Baja Trench
B
Patagonian Canal Region
C
Darien Gap
D
Brazilian Rain Forest
Question 11 Explanation: 
Darien Gap
Question 12
Which of these US television series most closely fits the description of crime drama?
A
Desperate Housewives
B
The Big Bang Theory
C
Grey's Anatomy
D
The Closer
Question 12 Explanation: 
The Closer
Question 13
Which state is the partner state of Manipur and Nagaland under 'Ek Bharat-Shreshtha Bharat' Yojana?
A
Madhya Pradesh
B
Uttar Pradesh
C
Maharashtra
D
Gujarat
Question 13 Explanation: 
Madhya Pradesh is the partner state of Manipur and Nagaland under 'Ek Bharat-Shreshtha Bharat' Yojana. Thus, Madhya Pradesh State Government has assigned the task of implementing this scheme to Higher Education Department of State. An 8-member team from Madhya Pradesh has already toured Manipur and Nagaland in this regard. It has been decided that Madhya Pradesh will participate in Manipur's Sangai Mahotsav from 21st-30th November, 2017 and teams of Manipur and Nagaland will take part in Madhya Pradesh's Lok Rang and Bal Rang programmes.
Question 14
What happened towards the end of the coronation ceremony for William the Conqueror, at Westminster Abbey in England?
A
A comet was seen
B
There was thunder and lightning
C
The congregation, both Norman and English, left before the service was completed
D
Londoners rioted at the Cathedral doors
Question 14 Explanation: 
The congregation, both Norman and English, left before the service was completed
Question 15
Why was the Ice Hockey World Championship at Chamonix in 1930 moved mid-championship to Vienna and Berlin?
A
The German and Austrian teams refused to continue unless the move was made
B
The natural ice in the Chamonix venue melted
C
Settled fog blanketed the venue
D
Part of the seating collapsed and the venue was declared unsafe
Question 15 Explanation: 
The natural ice in the Chamonix venue melted
Question 16
Which of these does not represent a unit of length?
A
Line
B
Rye seed
C
Barleycorn
D
Poppyseed
Question 16 Explanation: 
Rye seed
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