General knowledge quiz 940

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of these is an acute disease that affects humans and animals, caused by inhaling or ingesting bacterial spores that are able to survive in harsh conditions for extremely long periods of time?
A
Influenza
B
Leukemia
C
Tuberculosis
D
Anthrax
Question 1 Explanation: 
Anthrax
Question 2
LIC is an Indian state-owned insurance group headquartered in..........
A
New Delhi
B
Mumbai
C
Kolkata
D
Hyderabad
Question 2 Explanation: 
Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) is an Indian state-owned insurance group and investment company headquartered in Mumbai. It is the largest insurance company in India. LIC was established in 1956 LIC Chairman:SK Roy
Question 3
What are the first names of comedians French and Saunders?
A
Thelma and Louise
B
Patsy and Edina
C
Venus and Serena
D
Dawn and Jennifer
Question 3 Explanation: 
Dawn and Jennifer
Question 4
Which of these was a slang term for policemen in 19th century Britain?
A
Peelers
B
Strippers
C
Lappers
D
Poleys
Question 4 Explanation: 
Peelers
Question 5
In radio communication, which of these means "received and understood"?
A
Rodney
B
Reginald
C
Rupert
D
Roger
Question 5 Explanation: 
Roger
Question 6
Where is Grissom Hill?
A
On Mars
B
On the Moon
C
Arkansas, USA
D
Vietnam
Question 6 Explanation: 
On Mars
Question 7
What is VVPAT?
A
Vital Public Audit Tag
B
Verifiable Power Audo Trail
C
Value Paper Audit Tag
D
Verifiable Paper Audit Trail
Question 7 Explanation: 
Verifiable Paper Audit Trail
Question 8
What made 23 June 2016 particularly significant to the UK and Europe?
A
The UK voted in a referendum to leave the European Union
B
The UEFA Euro 2016 finals were played
C
Most of Europe was severely flooded after sudden torrential rain
D
Guoni Johannesson won Iceland's presidency
Question 8 Explanation: 
The UK voted in a referendum to leave the European Union
Question 9
Who arrived to play a concert at the Milan's Arena Civica in July 2006, a 12, 000 seat venue, found that the organisers had not put the tickets on general sale and that only 45 people had shown up, and refused to go on stage for such a small audience?
A
Madonna
B
Paul McCartney
C
Lady Ga Ga
D
Bob Geldof
Question 9 Explanation: 
Bob Geldof
Question 10
Which of these, a landlocked principality, is the smallest German-speaking country in the world?
A
Luxembourg
B
San Marino
C
Andorra
D
Liechtenstein
Question 10 Explanation: 
Liechtenstein
Question 11
What was the title of the film directed by and starring Clint Eastwood that was about a thinly disguised episode in John Houston's life?
A
Making of the African Queen
B
White Hunter, Black Heart
C
In The Line Of Fire
D
Heartbreak Ridge
Question 11 Explanation: 
White Hunter, Black Heart
Question 12
Gothic, romanesque, and rococo are terms found in what?
A
Architecture
B
Coffeemaking
C
Balloon art
D
Wheelbarrow manufacture
Question 12 Explanation: 
Architecture
Question 13
Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology is located at
A
Delhi
B
Shimla
C
Dehradun
D
Kulu
Question 14
What is a nematode?
A
A roundworm, often parasitic
B
A symbiotic plant
C
A type of aquatic animal
D
A centipede
Question 14 Explanation: 
A roundworm, often parasitic
Question 15
..........is the author of 'Rehla'
A
Ibn Batuta
B
Akbar
C
Afif
D
Al Berubi
Question 15 Explanation: 
Ibn Batuta:Ibn Batuta is the author of 'Rehla'.In this book Rehla he gives a short history of the Sultans of Delhi prior to Sultan Muhammad bin Tughluq. The Rehla contains good sketches of Sufi saints.
Question 16
Which of these is not green?
A
Chlorite
B
Chlorine
C
Chlorophyll
D
Chloroform
Question 16 Explanation: 
Chloroform
There are 16 questions to complete.

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