General knowledge quiz 853

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of these British army ranks is the highest?
A
Captain
B
Colonel
C
Major
D
Brigadier
Question 1 Explanation: 
Brigadier
Question 2
The name of what American music group originally formed in 1967 in New York City, was possibly indirectly inspired by a line from Winston Churchill's first speech as Prime Minister of Great Britain?
A
Bell, book and candle
B
Hook, line and sinker
C
Lock, stock and barrel
D
Blood, sweat and tears
Question 2 Explanation: 
Blood, sweat and tears
Question 3
Which kingdom includes unicellular from usually found in aquatic habitats?
A
Monera
B
Fungi
C
Animalia
D
Protista
Question 3 Explanation: 
Protista:Kingdom Protists includes all unicellular eukaryotic microorganisms
Question 4
What is the currency of Hungary?
A
Pound sterlingc (GBP)
B
Forint(HUF)
C
Krona
D
Euro (EUR)
Question 4 Explanation: 
Forint(HUF) Capital:Budapest
Question 5
What is the length of each stump in the cricket?
A
35 inches
B
22 inches
C
28 inches
D
33 inches
Question 6
The word 'tail shape' is associated with
A
Crust
B
Oceans
C
Waves
D
Mountain
Question 6 Explanation: 
Waves:Tail shape influences the hold and release on the surface of the wave
Question 7
The Penumbra is
A
the outer portion of the moon's shadow
B
formed by the tangent that intersects between the sun and the moon
C
both (a) and (b)
D
None of the above
Question 8
What is the name for a narrow strip of land that connects two larger pieces of land?
A
Isthmus
B
Delta
C
Dune
D
Peninsula
Question 8 Explanation: 
Isthmus
Question 9
Which American serial killer raped and murdered at least 33 young men and boys between 1972 and 1978, burying many in the crawl space underneath his home, who became known as "Killer Clown" for entertaining children in a clown suit and makeup as "Pogo the Clown"?
A
John Paul Getty, Jr
B
John Wayne Gacy, Jr
C
John Paul Jones
D
George Jones
Question 9 Explanation: 
John Wayne Gacy, Jr
Question 10
Which TV family consisted of a hardware store owner, his wife and the couple's two children, a son (an optimistic if somewhat naive teenager), a daughter (who was sweet but feisty) and an older son who disappeared during the second season?
A
The Addams
B
The Cunninghams
C
The Munsters
D
The Gellers
Question 10 Explanation: 
The Cunninghams
Question 11
If someone stands with their hands resting on their hips, they are said to be "arms.........." what?
A
Askew
B
Eskimo
C
Akimbo
D
Askance
Question 11 Explanation: 
Akimbo
Question 12
What did Shakespeare say were the names of Hamlet's mother and stepfather?
A
Guinevere and Lancelot
B
Gertrude and Claudius
C
Veronica and Thomas
D
Ophelia and Polonius
Question 12 Explanation: 
Gertrude and Claudius
Question 13
In 1927 Australian Sir Hubert Wilkins and Carl Ben Eielson were the first to do what?
A
Make a sound film
B
Take a submarine to the North Pole
C
Photograph in the Galapagos Islands
D
Fly a plane to Antarctica, and make the first land-plane descent onto drift ice
Question 13 Explanation: 
Fly a plane to Antarctica, and make the first land-plane descent onto drift ice
Question 14
What measurement has been used for the intensity of earthquakes?
A
Torino Scale
B
Beaufort scale
C
Richter scale
D
TORRO scale
Question 14 Explanation: 
Richter scale
Question 15
How many members are nominated by the president of India to the Rajya Sabha?
A
Five
B
Twelve
C
Eleven
D
Nine
Question 15 Explanation: 
Twelve:Under article 80 of the Constitution, the Council of States (Rajya Sabha) is composed of not more than 250 members, of whom 12 are nominated by the President of India.
Question 16
How many months are there in a century?
A
1200
B
600
C
12000
D
120
Question 16 Explanation: 
1200
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