General knowledge quiz 91

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What are "portobellos"?
A
Leeks
B
Mushrooms
C
Potatoes
D
Apples
Question 1 Explanation: 
Mushrooms
Question 2
In which of the following activities silicon carbide is used?
A
Making cement and glass
B
Disinfecting water of ponds
C
cutting very hard substances
D
Making casts for statues
Question 3
Which county did the outspoken Spin great Bishen Singh Bedi play for?
A
Essex
B
Surrey
C
Northamptonshire
D
Sussex
Question 3 Explanation: 
Bishen Singh Bedi, the greatest Left arm spinner ever!
Question 4
The Olympic symbol consists of five what?
A
Rings
B
Ducks
C
Balls
D
Triangles
Question 4 Explanation: 
Rings
Question 5
What clothing item made of synthetic material was first sold in Wilmington Delaware in 1939?
A
Underwired brassiere
B
Nylon stockings
C
Terylene plus fours
D
Elastic braces
Question 5 Explanation: 
Nylon stockings
Question 6
Which of these is an American situation comedy, originally airing from 1963 to 1970, that was set in the Shady Rest Hotel just outside Hooterville on the train line of the C. & F.W. Railroad?
A
Long Train Runnin'
B
Petticoat Junction
C
The Beverly Hillbillies
D
The Andy Griffith Show
Question 6 Explanation: 
Petticoat Junction
Question 7
Who won the maximum number of gold medals in Hiroshima Asian Games?
A
China
B
India
C
South Korea
D
Japan
Question 8
Which of these is an instrument to measure the number of steps taken by someone walking?
A
Pediatrician
B
Pedometer
C
Walk-a-thon
D
Foot-path
Question 8 Explanation: 
Pedometer
Question 9
What is the common name for a lepidoptera pupa and its silky cocoon?
A
Stamen
B
Thorax
C
Camilla
D
Chrysalis
Question 9 Explanation: 
Chrysalis
Question 10
Who was the head of the Vichy Government at the end of World War II?
A
Michel Le Grand
B
Charles de Gaulle
C
Cyrano de Bergerac
D
Henri Philippe Petain
Question 10 Explanation: 
Henri Philippe Petain
Question 11
Has there ever been a time in England when it was illegal to fly a kite, and if so when was the legislation passed?
A
Yes, 1715
B
No
C
Yes, 1648
D
Yes, 1914
Question 11 Explanation: 
Yes, 1914
Question 12
Which fictional rock band was previously called "The Originals", "The New Originals", "The Originals" again, and the "The Thamesmen"?
A
Spinal Tap
B
The Whom
C
The Rutles
D
The Folksmen
Question 12 Explanation: 
Spinal Tap
Question 13
Which state has become the first state in the country to launch the ambitious ''Twitter Seva'' project?
A
Madhya Pradesh
B
Chattishgarh
C
Manipur
D
Uttar Pradesh
Question 13 Explanation: 
Uttar Pradesh became the first state in the country to launch the ambitious ''Twitter Seva'' project, when in one go 122 Twitter handles were unveiled in the state capital. Aim:To ''provide the UP police, among other things, strengthening of its primary relationship with the citizens by providing fast, efficient and real time response to complaints and SoS's raised by the 220 plus million population in the state.
Question 14
One Astronomical unit is the average distance between..........and..........
A
Earth, Sun
B
Sun, Mars
C
Moon, Sun
D
Earth, Moon
Question 14 Explanation: 
Earth, Sun:One Astronomical unit is the average distance between the Earth and the Sun
Question 15
What is the Indus valley culture called Harappan culture?
A
The first discovery comes from Harappa
B
It was first discovery by a person called Harappa
C
Harappa is the biggest site discovered so far
D
Most of the valuable remains have come from Harappa
Question 16
Which of these is one of the accepted descriptions of the shape of the Seal of Solomon?
A
Menorah
B
Maltese cross
C
Star of David
D
Circle
Question 16 Explanation: 
Star of David
There are 16 questions to complete.

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