General knowledge quiz 922

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What is the name for a large circular stained glass window found in Romanesque and Gothic cathedrals that is divided by elaborate tracery into slender panes radiating from a centre?
A
Termigan
B
Rosary
C
Rose window
D
Corpuscule
Question 1 Explanation: 
Rose window
Question 2
The River Don flows 1, 325 miles from near Tula, Russia, to which sea?
A
Mediterranean Sea
B
Baltic Sea
C
Sea of Azov
D
Black Sea
Question 2 Explanation: 
Sea of Azov
Question 3
Who is the president of World Meteorological Organization?
A
Bishar Abdirahman Hussein
B
Dr. Zhang Xiaogang
C
Alexander Bedritsky
D
Kunio Mikuriya
Question 3 Explanation: 
Alexander Bedritsky Explanation:Headquarters-Geneva, Switzerland
Question 4
When credit facility is provided by a bank to its customers against collateral security of movable property then the customer becomes..........
A
Borrower
B
Lender
C
Debtor
D
Pledger
Question 4 Explanation: 
When credit facility is provided by a bank to its customers against collateral security of movable property then the customer becomes Pledger.
Question 5
Which Olympic Games were the first to be broadcast worldwide on television?
A
1972, Munich
B
1968, Mexico City
C
1964, Tokyo
D
1960, Rome
Question 5 Explanation: 
1964, Tokyo
Question 6
The headquarters of the United Nations is in which city?
A
New York
B
Geneva
C
The Hague
D
Brussels
Question 6 Explanation: 
New York
Question 7
Who is the author of the book 'Dreamnation:Uniting a Country with Handwritten Dreams'?
A
Khushboo Ranka and Vina Shukla
B
Anita Desai
C
Saji Mathew and Jubie John
D
Jubie Alexander
Question 7 Explanation: 
Saji Mathew and Jubie John
Question 8
What needlework technique incorporating features of embroidery, cutwork and needle lace, popular in England in the 19th century, is characterised by patterns composed of small holes or eyelets bound with overcast or buttonhole stitches?
A
Broderie Anglaise
B
Parisian stitch
C
Buttonholing
D
Sashiko quilting
Question 8 Explanation: 
Broderie Anglaise
Question 9
The world's largest radio telescope commissioned by which of the following country?
A
USA
B
India
C
China
D
Netherlands
Question 9 Explanation: 
China:China commissions world's largest radio telescope. Hundreds of astronomers and astronomy enthusiasts witnessed the official launch of the 500 meter Aperture Spherical Telescope's (FAST) mission in a karst valley in Pingtang County in southwest China's Guizhou Province as it received its first signals from space.
Question 10
What does the term "enteric" apply to?
A
The lungs
B
The oesophagus
C
The intestines and alimentary system
D
The lower intestine
Question 10 Explanation: 
The intestines and alimentary system
Question 11
When Spanish commander de Heredia founded a city in 1533 on an indigenous village in a bay in the north-west of what is now Colombia what was the source of the name he gave to it?
A
The city of Carthage, Tunisia
B
The city of Medellin, Spain
C
Bacata, the indigenous name for the area
D
"Barranca", the Spanish word for the nearby canyons
Question 11 Explanation: 
The city of Carthage, Tunisia
Question 12
Electric current is measure by
A
commutator
B
anemometer
C
ammeter
D
voltmeter
Question 13
What is the main equipment needed to play Shinty?
A
Sticks and a ball
B
Oval ball
C
Raquets and ball
D
Darts
Question 13 Explanation: 
Sticks and a ball
Question 14
Who discovered Uranus and one of its moons, Titania, between 1781 and 1787?
A
Huygens
B
Cassini
C
Herschel
D
Asaph Hall
Question 14 Explanation: 
Herschel
Question 15
In wine tasting, what term is used to describe the tracks of liquid that cling to the sides of a glass after the contents have been swirled, which is often said to be related to the alcohol or glycerol content?
A
Tinkles
B
Legs
C
Streaks
D
Creases
Question 15 Explanation: 
Legs
Question 16
Acccording to the English nursery rhyme, what did little Jack Horner pull out of a pie?
A
Slum
B
Crumb
C
Plum
D
Hum
Question 16 Explanation: 
Plum
There are 16 questions to complete.

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