General knowledge quiz 805

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Adolf Hitler was also known as..........
A
Man of steel
B
Dino
C
Fuhrer
D
Tiny
Question 1 Explanation: 
Fuhrer:Adolf Hitler becomes absolute dictator of Germany under the title of Fuhrer, or ''Leader.
Question 2
The Largest Post Office in India is located in..........
A
Mumbai
B
Banglaore
C
Chennai
D
Delhi
Question 2 Explanation: 
Mumbai:Mumbai's imposing General Post Office (GPO) building-arguably the country's largest post office-completed its 100 years. Spread across 11, 000 sq metres, construction of the iconic building started in September 1904 and was completed after nine years at a cost of Rs.18.09 million.
Question 3
Which satirical 19th century American folk ballad talks of the merits of a little sister?
A
Oh My Darling Clementine
B
Down by the River Liv'd a Maiden
C
Oh! Susanna
D
Buffalo gals, won't you come out tonight
Question 3 Explanation: 
Oh My Darling Clementine
Question 4
After the mutiny on the "Bounty", Fletcher Christian and his men took women from where to colonise Pitcairn Island?
A
Hawaii
B
Tahiti
C
New Caledonia
D
Fiji
Question 4 Explanation: 
Tahiti
Question 5
What items are in lots of 52 as standard, each with a unique combination of numbers and symbols?
A
Birthday cards
B
Credit cards
C
Score cards
D
Playing cards
Question 5 Explanation: 
Playing cards
Question 6
The explorer Abel Tasman discovered Australia and New Zealand in what year?
A
1815
B
1492
C
1066
D
1642
Question 6 Explanation: 
1642
Question 7
National Judicial Academy located in which of the following city?
A
Kolakata
B
Pune
C
Jamshedpur
D
Bhopal
Question 7 Explanation: 
Bhopal:National Judicial Academy is an Indian government-funded training institute primarily for Judicial Officers, working in the Supreme Court and the High Courts, during their service.
Question 8
What word is used as a synonym for "gourmet", one who appreciates the culinary arts of fine food and drink?
A
Epitome
B
Epicentre
C
Epiphany
D
Epicure
Question 8 Explanation: 
Epicure
Question 9
What would you mainly expect to see on the US TV series "The Jeff Probst Show"?
A
Walking
B
Talking
C
Stalking
D
Gawking
Question 9 Explanation: 
Talking
Question 10
What name is given to the neuropsychiatric disorder in which a person holds a belief that they are dead, do not exist, are putrefying, or have lost their blood or internal organs?
A
Zombie Disorder
B
Necropsy
C
Therianthropy
D
The Cotard Delusion
Question 10 Explanation: 
The Cotard Delusion
Question 11
Atal Pension Yojana subscribes a fixed pension starting at the age of..........
A
60
B
58
C
65
D
52
Question 11 Explanation: 
60:The Atal Pension Yojana (APY), like the National Pension System (NPS), seeks to provide monthly pension to subscribers from the age of 60.While the APY is open to all citizens of India between 18-40 years, it is focussed on workers in the unorganised sector
Question 12
..........is the parliament of Russia
A
Riksdag
B
Great National Assembly
C
House of Assembly
D
Duma
Question 12 Explanation: 
Duma:The State Duma was to be the lower house of a parliament, and the State Council of Imperial Russia the upper house
Question 13
Which of these four sports has NOT been part of every Winter Olympics, since they were first contested under that name in 1924 until at least the next Games in 2018?
A
Bobsleigh
B
Figure skating
C
Speed skating
D
Ice hockey
Question 13 Explanation: 
Bobsleigh
Question 14
Who took the official photographs on 25 November, relating to the engagement of Prince William and Kate Middleton, which were released in December 2010?
A
Robert Altman
B
Tim Walker
C
Michael Cooper
D
Mario Testino
Question 14 Explanation: 
Mario Testino
Question 15
Who is a central figure in Homer's "Iliad"?
A
Marge
B
Achilles
C
Babe Ruth
D
Jason
Question 15 Explanation: 
Achilles
Question 16
19th century French engineer Ferdinand de Lesseps, having supervised the construction of the Suez canal, was later famously tried and convicted for what?
A
Murdering his wife
B
Embezzling government funds
C
Mismanagement of the construction of the Panama Canal
D
Employing engineers who were not French
Question 16 Explanation: 
Mismanagement of the construction of the Panama Canal
There are 16 questions to complete.

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