General knowledge quiz 797

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What is American slang for a prison?
A
Caboose
B
Calaboose
C
Calabash
D
Calabogus
Question 1 Explanation: 
Calaboose
Question 2
What is another name for the larkspur?
A
Delphinium
B
Gladiolus
C
Hibiscus
D
Aspidistra
Question 2 Explanation: 
Delphinium
Question 3
..........is a letter issued by bank which guarantees seller's payment on time and in correct amount up to the time the services will be delivered to the buyer.
A
Letter of Credit
B
Masala Bond
C
Bank Board Bureau
D
Bank Guarantee
Question 3 Explanation: 
Letter of Credit is a letter issued by bank which guarantees seller's payment on time and in correct amount up to the time the services will be delivered to the buyer.
Question 4
Minimum number of unequal vectors which can give zero resultant are
A
two
B
three
C
four
D
more than four
Question 5
T E Lawrence was known as Lawrence of where?
A
Australia
B
Kenya
C
Rhodesia
D
Arabia
Question 5 Explanation: 
Arabia
Question 6
One of the oldest known board games involves a grid of thirty squares and sets of pawns, figured in a 1999 video game, and is called what?
A
Go
B
Mehen
C
Senet
D
Chaupar
Question 6 Explanation: 
Senet
Question 7
Which of these words is Italian for "cat"?
A
Sapristi
B
Pizza
C
Gatto
D
Canneloni
Question 7 Explanation: 
Gatto
Question 8
In which TV programme is it usual for a house resident to be evicted every week?
A
Four Fathers
B
Little Sister
C
Lazy Mama
D
Big Brother
Question 8 Explanation: 
Big Brother
Question 9
Charles Darwin proposed the..........
A
Law of Motion & Gravitation
B
Theory of Evolution
C
Quantum Theory
D
Laws of Electrical Resistance
Question 9 Explanation: 
Theory of Evolution:Darwinism is a theory of biological evolution developed by the English naturalist Charles Darwin and others, stating that all species of organisms arise and develop through the natural selection of small, inherited variations that increase the individual's ability to compete, survive, and reproduce.
Question 10
Which of the following is the currency of Guinea?
A
Lek
B
Guinean Franc
C
Euro
D
Kroon
Question 11
What is "chalcedony"?
A
A naturally magnetised mineral
B
Bankruptcy court
C
A flowering herb
D
A form of silica, composed of quartz and moganite
Question 11 Explanation: 
A form of silica, composed of quartz and moganite
Question 12
Which of the following is the currency of Israel?
A
Lesotho Loti
B
West African CFA Franc
C
South African Rand
D
Shekel
Question 13
What musical instrument is Woody Allen known for playing?
A
Clarinet
B
Tuba
C
Piano
D
Saxophone
Question 13 Explanation: 
Clarinet
Question 14
The wettest and greenest part of Africa lies roughly between the Tropic of Capricorn and which latitude?
A
The equator
B
10 degrees north
C
10 degrees south
D
The Tropic of Cancer
Question 14 Explanation: 
10 degrees north
Question 15
The Headquarters of World Food Programme is..........
A
Vienna
B
Geneva
C
Berne
D
Rome
Question 16
A dress worn at President John F Kennedy's birthday party at Madison Square Garden on 19 May 1962 was sold at auction in 1999 for $1.26 million. Who wore it at the party?
A
Teddy Kennedy
B
Jacqueline Kennedy
C
Marilyn Munroe
D
Eleanor Roosevelt
Question 16 Explanation: 
Marilyn Munroe
There are 16 questions to complete.

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