General knowledge quiz 880

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What is one of the main ingredients of marzipan, besides egg whites and sugar?
A
Ground almonds
B
Mashed potatoes
C
Sliced onions
D
Marinated fish
Question 1 Explanation: 
Ground almonds
Question 2
Which of these is a type of pepper?
A
Cabriolet
B
Cayenne
C
Canasta
D
Cassata
Question 2 Explanation: 
Cayenne
Question 3
Which of the following is/are located in J & K?
A
Bruzil Pass
B
Jelep la pss
C
Zojila pass
D
Both 1 and 3
Question 3 Explanation: 
Both1 and 3:Bruzil Pass and Zojila pass are is located in J & K Zoji La is a high mountain pass in India, Kashmir, located on the Indian National Highway 1D between Srinagar and Leh in the western section of the Himalayan mountain range The Burzil Pass is an ancient pass and caravan route between Srinagar in Kashmir and Gilgit. This route was active up to Pakistan's independence.
Question 4
What is the name for the position in the orbit of a heavenly body when it is nearest the sun?
A
Perimason
B
Perigee
C
Perihelion
D
Permeation
Question 4 Explanation: 
Perihelion
Question 5
What is a sternum?
A
Chest bone
B
Crewman stationed at the rear of a ship
C
Term applied by British lawyers to unsympathetic judges
D
Star shaped symbol
Question 5 Explanation: 
Chest bone
Question 6
Which of these is a herb used as a flavouring in cookery which grows to about 1 foot high, and has purple flowers and oblong leaves?
A
Sage
B
Parsley
C
Rosemary
D
Thyme
Question 6 Explanation: 
Sage
Question 7
Who became President of the USA on the death of Franklin D Roosevelt and remained in office until 1953?
A
Dwight D. Eisenhower
B
Herbert Hoover
C
Calvin Coolidge
D
Harry S Truman
Question 7 Explanation: 
Harry S Truman
Question 8
Which statement is true?
A
All ores are minerals
B
All minerals are not ores
C
All ores are not minerals
D
Both 1 and 2
Question 8 Explanation: 
Both 1 and 2:Metals and their compounds are found in earth as natural elements known as minerals. Ores are minerals from which metals are extracted at low cost with minimum effort. Ores contains metal compounds with a percentage of impurities. All the ores are minerals, but all the minerals are not ores.
Question 9
Trinity College, London, issues which diplomas?
A
LTCL
B
TLC
C
TCL
D
CTCL
Question 9 Explanation: 
LTCL
Question 10
What is the maximum number of goal keepers allowed on the field during a game of soccer?
A
1
B
2
C
4
D
6
Question 10 Explanation: 
2
Question 11
The American version of the TV series "The Office" is set in what city?
A
Minneapolis
B
Scranton
C
Boston
D
Cincinnati
Question 11 Explanation: 
Scranton
Question 12
Who organised a congress in Paris, on June 23, 1894 to establish the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and choose the host city for the 1896 Olympic Games?
A
Baron de Coubertin
B
Spiridon Louis
C
Carl Schuhmann
D
Juan Antonio Samaranch
Question 12 Explanation: 
Baron de Coubertin
Question 13
What was significant about a recording released by Capitol Records In 1948 by Les Paul, entitled "Lover (When You're Near Me)", with "Brazil", on the B-side, that had begun as an experiment in Paul's garage?
A
It was the first recording credited to "Les Paul and Mary Ford"
B
It was the first time that multitracking had been used in a recording
C
It was his first recording using a Gibson solid-bodied guitar
D
The sound of a Chevrolet Camaro being revved up went throughout the song
Question 13 Explanation: 
It was the first time that multitracking had been used in a recording
Question 14
Who caused a scandal when, on 2 February 1950, she gave birth to the son of Italian film director Roberto Rossellini while married to neurosurgeon Peter Lindstrom?
A
Greta Garbo
B
Ingrid Bergman
C
Katharine Hepburn
D
Audrey Hepburn
Question 14 Explanation: 
Ingrid Bergman
Question 15
When was camogie established as a sport?
A
1939
B
1905
C
1923
D
1903
Question 15 Explanation: 
1903
Question 16
Which machine game is the basis for a storyline in "Friends" ("The One Where Joey Dates Rachel"), where Chandler enters crude words onto the game's high-score screen and has Phoebe try to beat his scores (removing them) before Ross's young son arrives?
A
Pac Man
B
Ms. Pac-Man
C
Ping Pong
D
Grand Theft Auto
Question 16 Explanation: 
Ms. Pac-Man
There are 16 questions to complete.

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