General knowledge quiz 717

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Pranab Mukherjee was elected as..........president of India on 22nd July 2012
A
13th
B
14th
C
12th
D
15th
Question 1 Explanation: 
13th:Pranab Kumar Mukherjee is the 13th and current President of India, in office since July 2012.
Question 2
Which of these explains the meaning of "silly"?
A
All of these
B
Innocent
C
Stupefied
D
Feeble
Question 2 Explanation: 
All of these
Question 3
Who was the youngest player to appear in a major league game in the modern era, pitching 2/3 of an inning for the Cincinnati Reds against the St. Louis Cardinals in 1944 when not quite 16 years old?
A
Tony Romo
B
Paul Hornung
C
Babe Ruth
D
Joe Nuxhall
Question 3 Explanation: 
Joe Nuxhall
Question 4
The second largest river, by discharge, runs mainly through which country?
A
People's Republic of China
B
The Democratic Republic of the Congo
C
The Republic of India
D
The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela
Question 4 Explanation: 
The Democratic Republic of the Congo
Question 5
In 1953, what was announced about the discovery in 1911 to 1915 of the bones of Piltdown Man, who was believed to represent the oldest human race in Europe?
A
Even older bones were found nearby
B
It was exposed as an elaborate hoax
C
Radiation tests proved that they were older than first thought
D
The skeleton was constructed in a new way, proving that he was shorter than first thought
Question 5 Explanation: 
It was exposed as an elaborate hoax
Question 6
Which of these branches of zoology is to do with the study of insects?
A
Taxonomy
B
Behavioural ecology
C
Entomology
D
Ichthyology
Question 6 Explanation: 
Entomology
Question 7
The Red soils are found in
A
Kerala
B
Haryana
C
Rajsthan
D
Odisha
Question 7 Explanation: 
Odisha:Red soils cover almost the whole of Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Maharashtra and parts of Orissa.
Question 8
What does the Statute of Anne 1709 in Great Britain provide for?
A
Copyright of written work to be regulated by the government and courts rather than private parties
B
Regulation of privateers
C
Censorship of theatre performances
D
Freedom of the press
Question 8 Explanation: 
Copyright of written work to be regulated by the government and courts rather than private parties
Question 9
Which of these is in the constellation of Orion?
A
Betelgeuse
B
Vega
C
Pollux
D
Polaris
Question 9 Explanation: 
Betelgeuse
Question 10
Clark Kent, Lois Lane and Jimmy Olsen worked for which newspaper?
A
The Bugle
B
Metropolis
C
The Herald
D
Daily Planet
Question 10 Explanation: 
Daily Planet
Question 11
What area of Paris is served by the metro stations of Anvers, Blanche, Pigalle, Abbesses, Lamarck-Caulaincourt and Jules Joffrin?
A
Nanterre
B
Quartier Latin
C
Montmartre
D
Issy-les-Moulineaux
Question 11 Explanation: 
Montmartre
Question 12
'Apsara' is the name of India's first
A
Railway Locomotive
B
Helicopter
C
Nuclear Reactor
D
Ground Battle Tank
Question 13
Which of these is the capital of Egypt?
A
Beirut
B
Mogadishu
C
Khartoum
D
Cairo
Question 13 Explanation: 
Cairo
Question 14
Swiss physician and psychologist Carl Jung was initially a disciple of whom, until he disagreed with his theories regarding the Libido etc?
A
Leopold von Sacher-Masoch
B
Clement Freud
C
Sigmund Freud
D
Friedrich Nietzsche
Question 14 Explanation: 
Sigmund Freud
Question 15
Besides the assassination of US president John F Kennedy, what happened on 22 November 1963?
A
The Beatles play at a Royal Variety Command Performance at the Prince of Wales Theatre, London
B
John Lennon's first son, Julian, is born
C
The album "With the Beatles" is released in London
D
The Beatles play their last-ever gig at The Cavern, Liverpool
Question 15 Explanation: 
The album "With the Beatles" is released in London
Question 16
Improved well being and fitness is sought at what kind of establishment?
A
Holiday Estate
B
Beer Barn
C
Energy Camp
D
Health Farm
Question 16 Explanation: 
Health Farm
There are 16 questions to complete.

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