General knowledge quiz 744

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of these is a scoop usually used for?
A
Serving ice cream
B
Rolling pastry
C
Toasting bread
D
Frying vegetables
Question 1 Explanation: 
Serving ice cream
Question 2
Which Texas congressman who ran a campaign to rid Afghanistan of Soviet influence in the 1980s, died in February 2010?
A
Ronald Reagan
B
Teddy Kennedy
C
Bobby Seals
D
Charlie Wilson
Question 2 Explanation: 
Charlie Wilson
Question 3
What is the rank positioned by India out of 118 countries on the International Food Policy Research Institute's (IFPRI) Global Hunger Index (GHI) in 2016?
A
99th
B
79th
C
97th
D
88th
Question 3 Explanation: 
India ranked 97th out of 118 countries on the International Food Policy Research Institute's (IFPRI) Global Hunger Index (GHI) in 2016. Overall, the Central African Republic, Chad, and Zambia fared the worst while Argentina fared the best among the countries included in the study. It is noted that Pakistan fares even worse and was placed 107 in the GHI list.
Question 4
Who invented the phonograph?
A
Thomas Edison
B
John Kruesi
C
Jules Levy
D
Alexander Graham Bell
Question 4 Explanation: 
John Kruesi was a mechanic for Edison, and Kruesi built the phonograph. Edison designed it, and later improved the phonograph.
Question 5
The British television reality series "Airline" featured the activities of which company?
A
Simplenight
B
Fastblack
C
Easyjet
D
Fountains galore
Question 5 Explanation: 
Easyjet
Question 6
Which musical term denotes a repetitive oscillation about a single pitch that occurs in rapid cycles?
A
Glissando
B
Portato
C
Vibrato
D
Portamento
Question 6 Explanation: 
Vibrato
Question 7
Ms Kim Campbell is the first woman Prime Minister of
A
Portugal
B
Canada
C
Switzerland
D
Congo
Question 8
In 1983 the official length of one metre was established as what?
A
The length of the path travelled by light in vacuum during 1/299 792 458 of a second
B
The length of a pendulum having a half-period of one second
C
One ten-millionth of the length of the earth's meridian along a quadrant through Paris
D
1 650 763.73 wavelengths of the orange-red emission line in the spectrum of krypton-86 in a vacuum
Question 8 Explanation: 
The length of the path travelled by light in vacuum during 1/299 792 458 of a second
Question 9
Jawaharlal Nehru memorial place is called as
A
Shanti Van
B
Samta Sival
C
Jannayak Sthal
D
Chaitya Bhoomi
Question 9 Explanation: 
Shanti Van:Shanti Van(Garden of Peace) is known as Jawahar Lal Nehru memorial. It is located in New Delhi
Question 10
Which of these people have never been a US Open Golf champion?
A
angel Cabrera
B
Ernie Els
C
Lee Trevino
D
Luciano Pavarotti
Question 10 Explanation: 
Luciano Pavarotti
Question 11
Who won the 1984 Nobel Peace Prize?
A
Nelson Mandela
B
Desmond Tutu
C
F. W. de Klerk
D
Lech Walesa
Question 11 Explanation: 
Desmond Tutu
Question 12
Friar Tuck is the associate of which legendary English figure?
A
Robin Hood
B
The Black Prince
C
Richard the Lionheart
D
St George
Question 12 Explanation: 
Robin Hood
Question 13
Where would you find a person called a seamer?
A
On a pitch
B
In a clothes factory
C
In a factory for tin cans
D
In a coal mine
Question 13 Explanation: 
On a pitch
Question 14
The Dunnart, Bandicoot, Cuscus and Potoroo are native to which country?
A
Canada
B
Brazil
C
South Africa
D
Australia
Question 14 Explanation: 
Australia
Question 15
Boyle's law holds good for any gas at..........
A
Low Temperature, Low Pressure
B
Low Temperature, High Pressure
C
High Temperature, High Pressure
D
High Temperature, High Pressure
Question 15 Explanation: 
Low Temperature, High Pressure:Boyle's law is only hold good when temperature is high and pressure is low.
Question 16
The currency of Ukraine is..........
A
Euro
B
Lek
C
Dinar
D
Hryvnia
Question 16 Explanation: 
Hryvnia
There are 16 questions to complete.

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