General knowledge quiz 870

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Buenos Aires is the capital city of which country?
A
Argentina
B
Brazil
C
Peru
D
Venezuela
Question 1 Explanation: 
Argentina
Question 2
What prompted British statisticians Duckworth and Lewis to devise the system now used to reset the target score for the team batting second in a limited overs cricket match interrupted by weather or other circumstances?
A
A family request
B
An International Cricket Council competition
C
A relentlessly rainy season
D
The semi-final in the 1992 Cricket World Cup
Question 2 Explanation: 
The semi-final in the 1992 Cricket World Cup
Question 3
In the southern hemisphere, the winds associated with a cyclone, a region of low pressure, blow in which direction?
A
Clockwise
B
Anti-clockwise
C
North
D
South
Question 3 Explanation: 
Clockwise
Question 4
Since the 1500s the post of Poet Laureate of Britain has been traditionally held for life, until 1999 when the appointment was made for a fixed term of 10 years. Who is the only Poet Laureate to have been removed from the position?
A
John Masefield
B
John Betjeman
C
John Lennon
D
John Dryden
Question 4 Explanation: 
John Dryden
Question 5
..........is the branch of Geology, It deals with the study of earthquakes
A
Ethnology
B
Seismology
C
Etymology
D
Ecology
Question 5 Explanation: 
Seismology:Seismology is the scientific study of earthquakes and the propagation of elastic waves through the Earth or through other planet-like bodies
Question 6
What area became an independent country from Australia in 1975?
A
Tasmania
B
Torres Strait Islands
C
Papua New Guinea
D
Great Barrier Reef
Question 6 Explanation: 
Papua New Guinea
Question 7
During charging of a battery chemical energy is converted into
A
Optical Energy
B
Electrical energy
C
Mechanical energy
D
Electronic energy
Question 7 Explanation: 
Electrical energy:When the battery is connected to the circuits of an electric fork lift truck, its chemical energy is converted into electrical energy and released.
Question 8
What fictional village was the setting for Dylan Thomas's "Under Milkwood", a 1954 play for radio later adapted for the stage?
A
Llareggub
B
At Swim-Two-Birds
C
Dylath-Leen
D
Puckoon
Question 8 Explanation: 
Llareggub
Question 9
What is the staple diet of the panda?
A
Wheat
B
Eucalyptus
C
Horseweed
D
Bamboo
Question 9 Explanation: 
Bamboo
Question 10
Which of the following Vedas is rendered musically?
A
Yajur Veda
B
Rig Veda
C
Atharva Veda
D
Sama Veda
Question 10 Explanation: 
Sama Veda:Sama Veda is perhaps the earliest human literature on music. It naturally incorporatesmusic, mantra, chhanda, linguistics
Question 11
Orang national park is in
A
Assam
B
Maharashtra
C
Tamil Nadu
D
Andhra Pradesh
Question 11 Explanation: 
Assam:Assam's Orang national park, a postcard-size protected area about 150 km from here, has been declared as the tiger reserve
Question 12
Who was the 1st president of BCCI ( Board of Control for Cricket in India )?
A
R.E. Grant Govan
B
Dr. Maharajkumar Sir Vijaya Ananda
C
Sikandar Hyat Khan
D
Anthony S. D'Mello
Question 12 Explanation: 
Govan was president from 1928-29 to 1932-33.
Question 13
What phrase can be applied to a conclusion that is incorrectly drawn or does not follow from the premises?
A
Cave canem
B
Ad hominem
C
Non sequitur
D
Caveat emptor
Question 13 Explanation: 
Non sequitur
Question 14
The "Little Rock Nine" incident of 1957 in Arkansas concerned what event?
A
The beating of a jazz group, who were playing very late at night, by their neighbours
B
The finding by a group of geologists of a special rock formation
C
The protest by nine school children over reduced availability of their favourite sweet
D
The refusal by the state of Arkansas to honour a Federal court order to integrate schools
Question 14 Explanation: 
The refusal by the state of Arkansas to honour a Federal court order to integrate schools
Question 15
Mahatma Gandhi led Indians in protesting the British-imposed salt tax with what 400 km (249 mile) journey in 1930?
A
March To The Sea
B
The Long March
C
The Green March
D
Dandi Salt March
Question 15 Explanation: 
Dandi Salt March
Question 16
Astha Pradhan consists of how many ministers?
A
9
B
7
C
6
D
8
Question 16 Explanation: 
8:The Ashta Pradhan was a council of eight ministers that administered the Maratha empire.
There are 16 questions to complete.

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