General knowledge quiz 876

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of the following is located in Karnataka?
A
Bornadi Wildlife Sanctuary
B
Gautam Buddha Wildlife Sanctuary
C
Barda Wildlife Sanctuary
D
Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary
Question 1 Explanation: 
Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary:Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary is located in Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka.
Question 2
In the current Western calendar (the Gregorian) how many days are there in 4 consecutive years, provided that none of the years ends in two noughts and is not at the same time divisible by 400?
A
1460
B
1461
C
1640
D
1641
Question 2 Explanation: 
1461
Question 3
Which of these was a former Prime Minister of South Africa?
A
Dennis Bergkamp
B
Jan Smuts
C
Francois Pienaar
D
Aaron Mokoena
Question 3 Explanation: 
Jan Smuts
Question 4
Who wrote the text on which the musical ''Cats'' was based?
A
e e cummings
B
Tim Rice
C
Bernie Taupin
D
T S Eliot
Question 4 Explanation: 
T S Eliot
Question 5
Which avant-garde art movement, pioneered by Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque around 1906, revolutionized European painting and sculpture and inspired related movements in music and literature?
A
Pop Art
B
Surrealism
C
Impressionism
D
Cubism
Question 5 Explanation: 
Cubism
Question 6
According to the old saying, "All roads lead to.........." where?
A
Perdition
B
Paris
C
Rome
D
Hades
Question 6 Explanation: 
Rome
Question 7
Which of the following rivers flow through Jabalpur?
A
Musi
B
Narmada
C
Netravati
D
Gurupura
Question 7 Explanation: 
Narmada
Question 8
Who was the first serving U.S. President to survive being shot in an assassination attempt?
A
Ronald Reagan
B
Gerald Ford
C
Richard Nixon
D
George W Bush
Question 8 Explanation: 
Ronald Reagan
Question 9
Among the works of which English landscape painter are "The Fighting Temeraire" and "The Sun of Venice Going to Sea"?
A
Reynolds
B
Turner
C
Gainsborough
D
Constable
Question 9 Explanation: 
Turner
Question 10
What is the full form of NAFCC?
A
National Activity Fund for Climate Change
B
National Adaptation Fund for Climate Change
C
National Activity Fund for Cricket Coaches
D
National Adaptation Fund for Climate Cost
Question 10 Explanation: 
National Adaptation Fund for Climate Change
Question 11
What was the name of the meeting that drafted the United States Constitution in 1787?
A
The Philadelphia Convention
B
The Berne Convention
C
The Pelican Brief
D
The Washington Conference
Question 11 Explanation: 
The Philadelphia Convention
Question 12
The first chairman of Finance Commission of India was..........
A
Rajendra Sinhji
B
K.C.Niyogi
C
Nithish Kumar
D
Y.C.Chavan
Question 12 Explanation: 
K.C.Niyogi:Kshitish Chandra Neogy also known as KC Neogy, was an Indian politician from West Bengal. He was a member of the Constituent Assembly of India, member of the first cabinet of independent India and the chairman of the first Finance Commission of India.
Question 13
..........provides Representative Government.
A
Presidential Democracy
B
Indirect Democracy
C
Governmental Structure
D
Direct Democracy
Question 13 Explanation: 
Indirect Democracy:Indirect democracy, or representative democracy, is when citizens elect representatives to make laws on their behalf. This is what most modern countries have today. In many representative democracies (Canada, the USA, Britain, etc.) representatives are chosen in elections where a winning candidate has to win more votes than any other candidate.
Question 14
Whose works include "Nude Descending a Staircase, No. 2" (1912) and a parody of the "Mona Lisa" (1919) which shows a moustache and goatee attached to a cheap reproduction of the painting?
A
Pablo Picasso
B
Salvador Dali
C
Marcel Duchamp
D
El Greco
Question 14 Explanation: 
Marcel Duchamp
Question 15
What is another name for pain in one or more nerves?
A
Psittacosis
B
Hysteria
C
Neuralgia
D
Toxemia
Question 15 Explanation: 
Neuralgia
Question 16
What was referred to in the title of Bill Bryson's book "Notes From A Small Island"?
A
Australia
B
Ireland
C
Britain
D
Isle of Wight
Question 16 Explanation: 
Britain
There are 16 questions to complete.

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