General knowledge quiz 753

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Plants developing in dry conditions are
A
xerophytes
B
mesophytes
C
lithophytes
D
hydrophytes
Question 2
The Atacama area on the Pacific coast of South America is best characterised as what?
A
Farmland
B
Desert
C
Wetlands
D
Mountain range
Question 2 Explanation: 
Desert
Question 3
In 1527 Rome was comprehensively sacked and its people massacred (although not by an invading country but by troops of discontented foreign soldiers) in the course of what war?
A
The War of the League of Cognac
B
The Nine Years' War
C
The Cologne War
D
The Rough Wooing
Question 3 Explanation: 
The War of the League of Cognac
Question 4
How many days are there in the last three months of the Western calendar year?
A
90
B
92
C
93
D
91
Question 4 Explanation: 
92
Question 5
The member countries of NAFTA are
A
USA and Canada
B
USA, Canada and Mexico
C
Canada and Mexico
D
USA and Mexico
Question 6
What is a quern?
A
In printing, used to squeeze letters together
B
A word made up just to win at Scrabble
C
Part of a stone hand mill
D
A Scottish word for a beer barrel
Question 6 Explanation: 
Part of a stone hand mill
Question 7
Which US vice presidential candidate made "The Checkers speech", an address on TV and radio on 23 September 1952, which was an early example of a politician using television to appeal directly to the electorate?
A
John D Rockefeller
B
Dwight D Eisenhower
C
John F Kennedy
D
Richard Nixon
Question 7 Explanation: 
Richard Nixon
Question 8
In the musical Mamma Mia, who does Sam marry?
A
Donna
B
Sophie
C
Rosie
D
Sky
Question 8 Explanation: 
Donna
Question 9
On which of the following sites can you set up your email account:
A
Www.linux.org
B
Www.gre.org
C
Www.syvum.com
D
Www.hotmail.com
Question 10
Treasury bills or T-bills are money market instruments, issued by the GOI and are presently issued in..........
A
91 day
B
182 day
C
364 day.
D
All of these
Question 10 Explanation: 
Treasury bills are are short term debt instruments issued by the Government of India. They are also known as zero coupon securities
Question 11
Who was killed when a helicopter crashed in dense fog on 27 August 1990 in East Troy, Wisconsin?
A
Robert Cray
B
Eric Clapton
C
Buddy Guy
D
Stevie Ray Vaughan
Question 11 Explanation: 
Stevie Ray Vaughan
Question 12
Which of these imaginary lines around the earth goes through the continent of Africa?
A
The Tropic of Capricorn, the Tropic of Cancer and the Equator
B
The Tropic of Cancer and the Equator, but not the Tropic of Capricorn
C
The Tropic of Capricorn and the Equator, but not the Tropic of Cancer
D
The Tropic of Capricorn and the Tropic of Cancer, but not the Equator
Question 12 Explanation: 
The Tropic of Capricorn, the Tropic of Cancer and the Equator
Question 13
Badrinath is situated on the bank of river
A
Ganga
B
Yamuna
C
Alaknanda
D
Saraswathi
Question 14
The Penguin Islands lie off the coast of which country?
A
Chile
B
Algeria
C
Argentina
D
Namibia
Question 14 Explanation: 
Namibia
Question 15
Which place has the longest history of continuous women's suffrage?
A
New Zealand
B
Pitcairn Islands
C
South Australia
D
Finland
Question 15 Explanation: 
Pitcairn Islands
Question 16
Which amendment made Sikkim as a state of the Indian Union?
A
18th Amendment
B
36th Amendment
C
23rd Amendment
D
42nd Amendment
Question 16 Explanation: 
36th Amendment:36th Amendment amendment made Sikkim as a state of the Indian Union. Since 10th Schedule was omitted in 36th amendment, it was later reinserted by 52nd Amendment Bill, 1985 as Anti Defection Law.
There are 16 questions to complete.

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