General knowledge quiz 878

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
To avoid melting of ice..........is used
A
Butane
B
Metahne
C
Acitic acid
D
Gelatine
Question 1 Explanation: 
Gelatine:Gelatin is used to achieve a smooth gel texture and prevent exudation on freezing
Question 2
Himsagar is an extremely popular mango cultivar, originating from..........
A
Kerala
B
Rajasthan
C
Haryana
D
West Bengal
Question 2 Explanation: 
West Bengal:Himsagar is an extremely popular mango cultivar, originating from West Bengal in India and Rajshahi in Bangladesh.
Question 3
Directly leading up to WW I (1914-18) were two other major European conflicts in 1912 and 1913, usually called the First and Second what?
A
Bulgarian War
B
Austro-Hungarian War
C
Macedonian War
D
Balkan War
Question 3 Explanation: 
Balkan War
Question 4
The Argumentative Indian is a book written by whom?
A
Jagdish Bhagwati
B
Amartya Sen
C
Preeti Shenoy
D
Jhumba Lahiri
Question 4 Explanation: 
The Argumentative Indian is a book written by Nobel Prize winning Indian economist Amartya Sen. It is a collection of essays that discuss India's history and identity, focusing on the traditions of public debate and intellectual pluralism
Question 5
Which part of the body would be treated if the patient was suffering from lumbago?
A
Eyes
B
Back
C
Feet
D
Throat
Question 5 Explanation: 
Back
Question 6
Which wars, from 1839 to 1842 and 1856 to 1860, were due to Britain smuggling goods from India into China in defiance of China's laws?
A
The Boxer Rebellion
B
The Chino-Anglo Dispute
C
The Yangtse Incident
D
The Opium Wars
Question 6 Explanation: 
The Opium Wars
Question 7
A Non-Banking Financial Company (NBFC) is a company registered under..........
A
RBI Act 1932
B
Companies Act, 1956
C
Banking Regulation Act, 1949
D
All of these
Question 8
Which founder member of The Goons in 1951 was an old Etonian, served in MI9 in WW II, appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show, and received the Peruvian Order of Merit in 1971?
A
Peter Sellers
B
Spike Milligan
C
Harry Secombe
D
Michael Bentine
Question 8 Explanation: 
Michael Bentine
Question 9
What is always on the label of a bottle of the green liqueur "Benedictine"?
A
D. O. M.
B
Nature's Fresh
C
Fallen Angel
D
Harvey Wallbanger
Question 9 Explanation: 
D. O. M.
Question 10
The name of what product, also known as paraffin, a combustible hydrocarbon liquid, was registered as a trademark by Abraham Gesner in 1854?
A
White spirit
B
Methylated spirit
C
Kerosene
D
Turpentine
Question 10 Explanation: 
Kerosene
Question 11
First experimental remote sensing satellite..........which Carried TV and microwave cameras.
A
Bhaskara-I
B
Rohini-I
C
GSAT
D
PSLV
Question 11 Explanation: 
Bhaskara-I:It collected data on telemetry, oceanography and hydrology.
Question 12
Which British sitcom was retitled "Good Neighbors" when it played in the United States?
A
Man About The House
B
To The Manor Born
C
The Goodies
D
The Good Life
Question 12 Explanation: 
The Good Life
Question 13
Who wrote the song "A Fine Romance"?
A
Glenn Miller
B
Jule Styne
C
Cole Porter
D
Jerome Kern
Question 13 Explanation: 
Jerome Kern
Question 14
Which strong man appears in the Bible in the Book of Judges?
A
Luke
B
Samson
C
John the Baptist
D
Gilgamesh
Question 14 Explanation: 
Samson
Question 15
What does the word "mould" not refer to?
A
A set of matching cards
B
Fungus
C
A bowl for shaping puddings
D
Composted leaves
Question 15 Explanation: 
A set of matching cards
Question 16
Which boxers fought in the "Thrilla in Manila" in 1975?
A
Muhammed Ali and Joe Frazier
B
George Foreman and Joe Frazier
C
George Foreman and Mike Tyson
D
Joe Frazier and Mike Tyson
Question 16 Explanation: 
Muhammed Ali and Joe Frazier
There are 16 questions to complete.

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