General knowledge quiz 933

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The non-permanent members of the Security Council of the UN elected by the General Assembly for two years term at present include (2-year term which begins on the January 1, 2011)
A
Japan, India, Hungary, Venezuela
B
Morocco, Cape, Verde, Belgium, Russia
C
Zimbabwe, Venezuela, India, France
D
Colombia, Germany, India, Portugal, South Africa
Question 1 Explanation: 
For the 2-year term which begins on the January 1, 2011, the elected non-permanent members for this 2-year period will be Colombia, Germany, India, Portugal, and South Africa.
Question 2
The American Yorkshire, Beijing Black, British Lop, Danish Landrace, Gloucestershire Old Spots, Iberian, Lacombe, Meishan, Mulefoot, Saddleback, Vietnamese Potbelly and Yanan are all types of what?
A
Pigs
B
Sheep
C
Goat
D
Cheese
Question 2 Explanation: 
Pigs
Question 3
After whom are the four main spectator stands at the Roland Garros named?
A
The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse
B
The Four Seasons
C
The Four Musketeers
D
Founders of four major media institutions in Paris, France
Question 3 Explanation: 
The Four Musketeers
Question 4
According to Kelvin-Planck statement, which of the following is true?
A
Conversion of work into heat
B
Conversion of heat into energy
C
Conversion of energy into work
D
Conversion of heat into work
Question 4 Explanation: 
Conversion of heat into work:The Kelvin-Planck statement of the second law of thermodynamics states that it is impossible to devise a cyclically operating device, the sole effect of which is to absorb energy in the form of heat from a single thermal reservoir and to deliver an equivalent amount of work
Question 5
Asmara is the capital city of..........
A
Egypt
B
Eritrea
C
Ethiopia
D
Europe
Question 5 Explanation: 
Eritrea:Asmara is the capital city of Eritrea, a country in the Horn of Africa. It's known for its Italian colonial buildings, like the Catholic Cathedral.
Question 6
What is another name for egg white?
A
Abalone
B
Albumen
C
Amulet
D
Armitrage
Question 6 Explanation: 
Albumen
Question 7
The book "A Kestrel for a Knave" by Barry Hines was the basis for which 1969 film?
A
Kes
B
Fiefdom
C
Merlin
D
Falcon Crest
Question 7 Explanation: 
Kes
Question 8
In 1986, what name was given to a scandal in the US administration that arose from the use of proceeds from covert arms sales to Iran via Israel to fund rebels in Nicaragua?
A
The Whitewater controversy
B
Watergate
C
Troopergate
D
Iran-Contra affair
Question 8 Explanation: 
Iran-Contra affair
Question 9
What was the name given to the Minardi Formula One team after it was bought by Red Bull in 2005?
A
Red Bull Racing
B
Midland F1
C
Scuderia Toro Rosso
D
Super Aguri-Honda
Question 9 Explanation: 
Scuderia Toro Rosso
Question 10
What is the name of a slender highly tempered, sharp-pointed, edgeless weapon about 3 feet long?
A
Cossack
B
Cutlass
C
Scimitar
D
Rapier
Question 10 Explanation: 
Rapier
Question 11
Where did the Global United Football Club arrange to take 2 teams of football and entertainment celebrities to play an exhibition game in December 2010?
A
Horse Guards Parade, London
B
King George Island, Antarctica
C
Eyjafjallajokull, Iceland
D
Basra, Iraq
Question 11 Explanation: 
King George Island, Antarctica
Question 12
Radhanagari Wildlife Sanctuary is located in..........
A
Nagaland
B
Rajasthan
C
Chhattisgarh
D
Maharashtra
Question 13
Who was the US president when women got the vote in the USA due to the ratification of The Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution?
A
Theodore Roosevelt
B
Warren G. Harding
C
Abraham Lincoln
D
Woodrow Wilson
Question 13 Explanation: 
Woodrow Wilson
Question 14
What was Beethoven's last symphony?
A
5th
B
15th
C
6th
D
9th
Question 14 Explanation: 
9th
Question 15
Americans call it a hood. What do the British call it?
A
Lid
B
Portmanteau
C
Bonnet
D
Glovebox
Question 15 Explanation: 
Bonnet
Question 16
Serengeti National Park is on what continent?
A
Europe
B
Africa
C
Asia
D
Australia
Question 16 Explanation: 
Africa
There are 16 questions to complete.

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