General knowledge quiz 827

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The fohn is what?
A
A rock formation
B
A type of rain
C
A wind
D
A tropical plant
Question 1 Explanation: 
A wind
Question 2
Strictly speaking what would Prince Philip the Duke of Edinburgh's name lead one to expect?
A
He is a philosopher
B
He loves horses
C
He is plain-speaking
D
He is French
Question 2 Explanation: 
He loves horses
Question 3
Who was the female co-star with Elvis Presley in the film "Viva Las Vegas"?
A
Katharine Hepburn
B
Gina Lollobrigida
C
Jane Fonda
D
Ann Margret
Question 3 Explanation: 
Ann Margret
Question 4
Built in 1869, what type of ship is the Cutty Sark, which was put on public display in 1954 and is preserved in dry dock in Greenwich, London, UK?
A
Barquentine
B
Galleon
C
Sloop
D
Clipper
Question 4 Explanation: 
Clipper
Question 5
Which of these is part of a watering can?
A
Rose
B
Carnation
C
Gladioli
D
Daffodil
Question 5 Explanation: 
Rose
Question 6
What does a querulous person do?
A
Complain
B
Ask questions
C
Speak too fast
D
Raise objections
Question 6 Explanation: 
Complain
Question 7
The last ruler of the Mughal dynasty was
A
Babur
B
Bahadurshah Zafar
C
Akbar
D
None of the above
Question 8
Christmas Island is administered by which country?
A
Australia
B
France
C
USA
D
Chile
Question 8 Explanation: 
Australia
Question 9
Which of these was a film starring Tom Hanks about the war between the Mujahideen in Afghanistan and the USSR?
A
Charlie Wilson's War
B
Sleepless in Seattle
C
Castaway
D
Saving Private Ryan
Question 9 Explanation: 
Charlie Wilson's War
Question 10
Gujarat defeated which state to win the Ranji Trophy 2017?
A
Chennai
B
Mumbai
C
Kolkata
D
Lucknow
Question 10 Explanation: 
Gujarat won its maiden Ranji Trophy title on January 14, 2017 by 5 wickets after beating Mumbai at the Holkar Stadium in Indore. Man of the Match:Parthiv Patel. Gujarat scored 47/0 on the final day to create history. This was the highest total run-chase in Ranji Trophy finals. Earlier, the highest was 310 by Hyderabad vs Nawanagar way back in 1937-38.
Question 11
The Altitude of geostationary satellite is..........
A
3600km
B
2200km
C
1700km
D
4000km
Question 11 Explanation: 
3600km:Geosynchronous orbits have altitudes up to 3600 km.
Question 12
What do "cruciverbalists" do?
A
Make headstones
B
Preach sermons
C
Create crosswords
D
Debate
Question 12 Explanation: 
Create crosswords
Question 13
Which 1940 film, a story of corruption in politics written and directed by Preston Sturges, is told in flashback by a bartender about his rise to, and fall from, being a state Governor?
A
Remember The Night
B
Mr Smith Goes To Washington
C
If I Were King
D
The Great McGinty
Question 13 Explanation: 
The Great McGinty
Question 14
In UTR Number, ''U'' Stands for..........
A
Universal
B
Unstructured
C
Unique
D
Uniformed
Question 14 Explanation: 
UTR-Unique Transaction Reference
Question 15
Who played Dorothy in the 1939 movie "The Wizard of Oz"?
A
Hattie Jacques
B
Mary Pickford
C
Diana Dors
D
Judy Garland
Question 15 Explanation: 
Judy Garland
Question 16
An ancient city in the Colombia's Sierra Nevada, thought to have been founded about 800 CE, is known as what?
A
Machu Picchu
B
La Ciudad Perdida (alternatively Teyuna or Buritaca)
C
Serra da Capivara
D
Tucume Pyramids
Question 16 Explanation: 
La Ciudad Perdida (alternatively Teyuna or Buritaca)
There are 16 questions to complete.

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