General knowledge quiz 746

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of these is a tart made with a pastry base, usually jam, sweet gelatine-set cream or mock cream paste filling, and icing on top in two colours, half one colour and half the other?
A
Bakewell tart
B
Butter tart
C
Neenish tart
D
Gypsy tart
Question 1 Explanation: 
Neenish tart
Question 2
Who among the following has been nominated to be the common chairman of all the Zonal Councils?
A
Chief Minister of the state
B
Supreme Court Judge
C
Finance Minister
D
Union Home Minister
Question 2 Explanation: 
Union Home Minister:Zonal Councils have been established by the State Reorganisation Act, 1956.Union Home Minister has been nominated to be the common chairman of all the Zonal Councils
Question 3
The world famous 'Khajuraho' sculptures are located in
A
Gujarat
B
Madhya Pradesh
C
Orissa
D
Maharashtra
Question 3 Explanation: 
The Khajuraho Group of Monuments in Khajuraho, a town in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, located in Chhatarpur District, about 620 kilometres (385 mi) southeast of New Delhi, are one of the most popular tourist destinations in India.
Question 4
Drummer Rick Allen lost an arm in an accident but continued to perform with which band?
A
Def Leppard
B
Iron Maiden
C
Black Sabbath
D
Tool
Question 4 Explanation: 
Def Leppard
Question 5
..........is the tribal group living in Greenland.
A
Hausa
B
Zulus
C
Red Indian
D
Eskimos
Question 5 Explanation: 
Eskimos:The Eskimo are the indigenous peoples who have traditionally inhabited the northern circumpolar region from eastern Siberia (Russia), across Alaska (United States), Canada, and Greenland.
Question 6
The headquarters of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), formed out of erstwhile USSR, is at
A
Minsk in Byelorussia
B
Moscow in Russia
C
Kiev in Ukraine
D
Kistiner in Moldavia
Question 7
In Shakespeare's "Hamlet", who was Ophelia's father?
A
Polonius
B
Polony
C
Pythagoras
D
Plutarch
Question 7 Explanation: 
Polonius
Question 8
What does coprology deal in?
A
Techniques used in the police force
B
Copper
C
Faeces, or the "unclean" in literature and art
D
A genus of flowering plants in the Rubiaceae family
Question 8 Explanation: 
Faeces, or the "unclean" in literature and art
Question 9
Chainmail was a precursor to what popular board game first published in 1974?
A
Labyrinth
B
Hyboria Campaign
C
Cathedral
D
Dungeons and Dragons
Question 9 Explanation: 
Dungeons and Dragons
Question 10
World's First Bitcoin ATM located in..........
A
Spain
B
France
C
Australia
D
Canada
Question 11
The phrase "beyond the pale" refers to the history of which country?
A
Ireland
B
India
C
Wales
D
South Africa
Question 11 Explanation: 
Ireland
Question 12
Port Said is at the entrance to which canal?
A
Panama
B
Suez
C
Corinth
D
Erie
Question 12 Explanation: 
Suez
Question 13
..........was the first human to journey to outer space in 1961
A
Sailyrude
B
Yuri Gagarin
C
Rakesh Sharma
D
Neil Armstrong
Question 13 Explanation: 
Yuri Gagarin:Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin was a Russian Soviet pilot and cosmonaut. He was the first human to journey into outer space, when his Vostok spacecraft completed an orbit of the Earth on 12 April 1961
Question 14
The Chairman and other member of UPSC are appointed by..........
A
President
B
Vice President
C
Prime Minister
D
Finance Minister
Question 14 Explanation: 
President:The Chairman and other members of the UPSC (Union Public Service Commission) are appointed by the President of India.
Question 15
When singer, songwriter and actor Ozzy Osbourne became the subject of worldwide headlines in March 1981 by biting the head off a live dove, where was he?
A
San Antonio, USA, by a cenotaph erected in honour of those who died at the Alamo in Texas
B
At a meeting of Columbia Records executives in Los Angeles
C
Performing at the Veterans Memorial Auditorium in Des Moines, Iowa
D
At a meeting with the head of CBS Europe in Germany
Question 15 Explanation: 
At a meeting of Columbia Records executives in Los Angeles
Question 16
The Union Jack, the British flag, is a combination of flags of different saints. Where does the blue come from?
A
St Patrick
B
St George
C
St Andrew
D
St David
Question 16 Explanation: 
St Andrew
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