General knowledge quiz 954

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of these is the highest court in the English legal system?
A
House of Lords
B
Magistrates Court
C
Crown Court
D
Appeal Court
Question 1 Explanation: 
House of Lords
Question 2
What is the next in this series:1 Corinthians, 2 Corinthians, Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians...?
A
Colossians
B
1 Thessalonians
C
Romans
D
Titus
Question 2 Explanation: 
Colossians
Question 3
Which of these is a prefix that means "false"?
A
Pseudo
B
Rhino
C
Midi
D
Mega
Question 3 Explanation: 
Pseudo
Question 4
What term is used to describe the layers of smells and aromas perceived in an aged wine?
A
Posy
B
Bouquet
C
Nosegay
D
Buttonhole
Question 4 Explanation: 
Bouquet
Question 5
What is the name for the lump in a human throat?
A
Gary's Grape
B
Barry's Banana
C
Peter's Peach
D
Adam's Apple
Question 5 Explanation: 
Adam's Apple
Question 6
Which of the following instrument is used to show the direction of wind?
A
Barometer
B
Hygrometer
C
Wind Vane
D
Hydrometer
Question 6 Explanation: 
Wind Vane:A weather vane, wind vane, or weathercock is an instrument for showing the direction of the wind.
Question 7
What is a "chapman"?
A
Someone who makes things from leather
B
A hatmaker
C
An itinerant merchant in medieval Britain
D
A horse wrangler at an inn
Question 7 Explanation: 
An itinerant merchant in medieval Britain
Question 8
In which state Mayani Bird Sanctuary is located?
A
Maharashtra
B
Tamil Nadu
C
Odisha
D
West Bengal
Question 8 Explanation: 
Maharashtra:Mayani Bird Sanctuary is a bird sanctuary located near Vaduj, in Maharashtra
Question 9
Which of the actors who portrayed Dr Who, famous from the UK TV series of the same name, appeared almost exclusively on radio, film, written works, and comic strips?
A
Jon Pertwee
B
Sylvester McCoy
C
Paul McGann
D
Patrick Troughton
Question 9 Explanation: 
Paul McGann
Question 10
The Venetian Works of Defence is related with which country?
A
Italy
B
UK
C
Australia
D
France
Question 10 Explanation: 
Italy:The Venetian Works of Defence between 15th and 17th centuries. Candidature to the UNESCO World Heritage List
Question 11
Which wonder of the ancient world was at Babylon?
A
Mausoleum of Mausolus
B
Pyramid
C
Lighthouse
D
Hanging gardens
Question 11 Explanation: 
Hanging gardens
Question 12
Which of the following agencies in India is responsible for computation of national income?
A
NCAER
B
CSO
C
NSS
D
RBI
Question 12 Explanation: 
The Central Statistical Office which is one of the two wings of the National Statistical Organisation (NSO) is responsible for coordination of statistical activities in the country and for evolving and maintaining statistical standards. Its activities include compilation of National Accounts.
Question 13
With what sport is Frank Bruno associated?
A
Boxing
B
Synchronised swimming
C
Gymnastics
D
High jump
Question 13 Explanation: 
Boxing
Question 14
A "howdah" is used to ride what animal?
A
Whale
B
Camel
C
Dolphin
D
Elephant
Question 14 Explanation: 
Elephant
Question 15
Digitalis is a genus of about 20 species of herbaceous perennials, shrubs, and biennials that are commonly called..........?
A
Hyacinth
B
Deadly nightshade
C
Hemlock
D
Foxglove
Question 15 Explanation: 
Foxglove
Question 16
Which of the following is the currency of Kenya?
A
Shilling
B
CFA franc
C
Rupee
D
Euro
Question 16 Explanation: 
Kenya-Nairobi(Capital) and Shilling(Currency)
There are 16 questions to complete.

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