General knowledge quiz 793

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The tribal group Gond living in..........
A
Maharashtra
B
Jharkhand
C
Jammu & Kashmir
D
Nagaland
Question 1 Explanation: 
Jharkhand:Gond tribals had their own local terms for Sun, Moon, Constellations and Milky way-Tribes of Jharkhand.
Question 2
When was Kublai Khan's treasured capital, and then summer retreat, of Xanadu destroyed?
A
1369
B
1937
C
1275
D
1397
Question 2 Explanation: 
1369
Question 3
As whom did Mohammad Reza Pahlavi become better known?
A
Ayatollah Khomeini
B
Shah of Iran
C
Prince
D
Cassius Clay
Question 3 Explanation: 
Shah of Iran
Question 4
According to the saying, what "wasn't built in a day"?
A
Rome
B
The Eiffel Tower
C
Titanic
D
Parliament
Question 4 Explanation: 
Rome
Question 5
What were T S Eliot's first names?
A
Thomas Stearns
B
Terence Samuel
C
Timothy Spears
D
Tipton Said
Question 5 Explanation: 
Thomas Stearns
Question 6
Which of these is a type of necklace?
A
Anklet
B
Signet
C
Pendant
D
Bangle
Question 6 Explanation: 
Pendant
Question 7
How many "tines" does a tuning fork usually have?
A
Four
B
Two
C
Three
D
One
Question 7 Explanation: 
Two
Question 8
Which of these might be found in the preparation and eating of poultry?
A
Parson's nose
B
Bishop's Beak
C
Pope's ears
D
Curate's egg
Question 8 Explanation: 
Parson's nose
Question 9
The FINA Swimming World Cup, which started in 1989, is an international series swum (except for the 2015 series) over what length of course?
A
100 metres
B
50 metres
C
25 metres
D
200 metres
Question 9 Explanation: 
25 metres
Question 10
What is an alternative name for members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints?
A
Brethren
B
Sallies
C
Mormons
D
Scientologists
Question 10 Explanation: 
Mormons
Question 11
Except for a short break from 1492 to 1512, which merchant family effectively ruled Florence from the 13th century to 1737?
A
Medici
B
Florentine
C
Carpathian
D
Montague
Question 11 Explanation: 
Medici
Question 12
What nationality is the soccer player Dennnis Bergkamp?
A
Belgian
B
Dutch
C
German
D
Austrian
Question 12 Explanation: 
Dutch
Question 13
George Fox, a shoemaker born at Penny Drayton Leicestershire, founded which religious group in the 17th century?
A
YMCA
B
Scientologists
C
Society of Friends (Quakers)
D
Salvation Army
Question 13 Explanation: 
Society of Friends (Quakers)
Question 14
When a dish of food is described as poached, what does this usually mean?
A
It is broken up or slushy
B
It was stolen
C
It was mixed with water and turned into uniform consistency
D
It was cooked by simmering in a small amount of liquid
Question 14 Explanation: 
It was cooked by simmering in a small amount of liquid
Question 15
Siachen is a
A
desert frontier zone between India and Pakistan
B
frontier zone between China and India
C
frontier zone between India and Myanmar
D
glacier frontier zone between India and Pakistan
Question 16
Who, in 1794, patented the cotton gin, that enabled cotton fibres to be plucked from seeds mechanically?
A
Eli Whitney
B
Benjamin Franklin
C
Andrew Jackson
D
Robert Fulton
Question 16 Explanation: 
Eli Whitney
There are 16 questions to complete.

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