General knowledge quiz 707

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What is the main subject matter of books by popular and prolific English writer Richard Jefferies (1848-1887)?
A
Travel in the British Raj in India
B
Rural life and the English countryside
C
Children's stories
D
The underworld in Victorian London
Question 1 Explanation: 
Rural life and the English countryside
Question 2
Where are the Straits of Bonifacto?
A
Between Sicily and Corsica
B
Between Naples and the Italian peninsula
C
Between Corsica and Sardinia
D
Between Sicily and Sardinia
Question 2 Explanation: 
Between Corsica and Sardinia
Question 3
Who was a first baseman in Major League Baseball for the Detroit Tigers and Chicago White Sox who is famous for his 49-game hitting streak in 1915, while playing in the Pacific Coast League, a league record until it was broken by Joe DiMaggio?
A
Jack Ness
B
Willie Keeler
C
Chick Gandil
D
Jack Fournier
Question 3 Explanation: 
Jack Ness
Question 4
What did the signing of the Treaty of Versailles in June 1919 mark?
A
End of the state of war of the First World War
B
Completed renovations at the Palace of Versailles
C
Agreement to build a Channel Tunnel
D
Agreed definition of the length of the metre
Question 4 Explanation: 
End of the state of war of the First World War
Question 5
Indira Gandhi National Widow Pension Scheme(IGNWPS) will provides beneficiary of Rs.200 in the age group of
A
40-64
B
40-50
C
40-59
D
40-60
Question 5 Explanation: 
40-59:Indira Gandhi National Widow Pension Scheme(IGNWPS), introduced in the year 2009, provides BPL(Below Poverty Line) widows in the age group 40 to 64(later revised 40 to 59) with a monthly pension of Rs. 200 per benificiary.After they attain the age of 60, they qualify for pension under Indiar Gandhi National Old Age Pension Scheme(IGNOAPS).
Question 6
Which of the following emits green light?
A
Uranus
B
Saturn
C
Jupiter
D
Venus
Question 6 Explanation: 
Uranus:Uranus is the seventh planet from the Sun and is the third largest in the Solar Sysytem. Methane in the upper atmosphere absorbs red light, giving Uranus its blue-green color.
Question 7
Sarah Jane Coyte is a Women's cricketer belongs to..........
A
Zimbabwe
B
New Zealand
C
Australia
D
South Africa
Question 7 Explanation: 
Australia
Question 8
What happened on 9 October 1870 in Italy following a plebiscite?
A
Rome and Latium were annexed, the final step in establishing a unified Kingdom of Italy
B
The first coin was thrown into the Trevi fountain
C
The mainland of Italy was formally nick-named "the Boot"
D
Celebration of Christmas was established at 12 days long
Question 8 Explanation: 
Rome and Latium were annexed, the final step in establishing a unified Kingdom of Italy
Question 9
When was the Siege of Masada?
A
117 CE
B
135 CE
C
73 CE
D
48 CE
Question 9 Explanation: 
73 CE
Question 10
As at 2014, when will the next Winter Olympics be held?
A
2019
B
2015
C
2017
D
2018
Question 10 Explanation: 
2018
Question 11
What characterises the first and second serve in Padel (or Paddle)?
A
They must bounce off the side wall once
B
They can be two-handed
C
They must be underhand
D
They must be overhand
Question 11 Explanation: 
They must be underhand
Question 12
What is the lowest score that cannot be scored with a single dart?
A
51
B
21
C
23
D
101
Question 12 Explanation: 
23
Question 13
What name is given to a chemical compound in which water combines with other substances without alteration of the arrangement of the atoms in the water?
A
Hydroxide
B
Hydrate
C
Hydroxyl
D
Hydrostatics
Question 13 Explanation: 
Hydrate
Question 14
Who is the next in this series:Rajiv Gandhi, Vishwanath Pratap Singh, Chandra Shekhar Singh, P. V. Narasimha Rao, Atal Bihari Vajpayee...?
A
H. D. Deve Gowda
B
Inder Kumar Gujral
C
Atal Bihari Vajpayee
D
Dr. Manmohan Singh
Question 14 Explanation: 
H. D. Deve Gowda
Question 15
The average power (in watts) used by a 20 to 25 inch home color television is...?
A
70-100
B
25-50
C
500-800
D
Over 1000
Question 15 Explanation: 
About the same as as the most popular light bulb size.
Question 16
When is a stirrup cup traditionally served?
A
At the start of a foxhunt
B
After mucking out the stables
C
During a greyhound race
D
At the end of wedding celebrations
Question 16 Explanation: 
At the start of a foxhunt
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