General knowledge quiz 1006

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Raiganj Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in which of the following state?
A
Nagaland
B
Uttarakhand
C
Meghalaya
D
West Bengal
Question 1 Explanation: 
West Bengal:Raiganj Wildlife Sanctuary is situated near Raiganj in Uttar Dinajpur district in the Indian state of West Bengal. The bird sanctuary is home to 164 species of birds, and some 70, 000 to 80, 000 migratory birds visit the sanctuary every year
Question 2
Where would you go to see exposed one of the most complete sequences of rock anywhere, representing a period of nearly 2 billion years of the Earth's history?
A
Mt Eiger, Switzerland
B
Huka Falls, New Zealand
C
Kakadu National Park, Australia
D
The Grand Canyon, USA
Question 2 Explanation: 
The Grand Canyon, USA
Question 3
Which of these is a tender low-growing culinary herb prominently featured in Italian cuisine, also playing a major role in the Southeast Asian cuisines of Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos, which tastes similar to anise, with a strong, pungent, sweet smell?
A
Manuel
B
Basil
C
Sybil
D
Polly
Question 3 Explanation: 
Basil
Question 4
International Labour Day is observed on..........
A
July 11
B
June 4
C
April 1
D
May 1
Question 4 Explanation: 
May 1:International Workers' Day, also known as Labour Day in some places, is a celebration of labourers and the working classes that is promoted by the international labour movement, anarchists, socialists.
Question 5
What, in Norse mythology, is a series of major events, that includes the death of a number of major gods, a great flood, and the repopulation of the world by two human survivors?
A
Ragarock
B
Ragnarok
C
Ayres Rock
D
Punk Rock
Question 5 Explanation: 
Ragnarok
Question 6
Formula One racing is officiated by officials called what?
A
Marshalls
B
Sir
C
Umpires
D
Linesmen
Question 6 Explanation: 
Marshalls
Question 7
The 2010 Six Nations Championship, the 11th series of an annual rugby union competition contested by the six major Northern Hemisphere rugby union national teams, was won by France. Which nation won it in 2009 and came second in 2010 and 2011?
A
Scotland
B
England
C
Ireland
D
Wales
Question 7 Explanation: 
Ireland
Question 8
Dr Who has been portrayed in the UK TV series of the same name by a number of actors other than those fronting the twelve incarnations in the series to 2014. Which of these was not one of them?
A
John Hurt
B
Michael Jayston
C
David Bradley
D
Toby Jones
Question 8 Explanation: 
David Bradley
Question 9
Who was Sven-Goran Eriksson?
A
The head of the International Olympic Committee from 1990 to 2000
B
The leader of the Swedish Davis Cup team in 1999
C
A high jumper who held the world record for 5 years from 1995
D
The first foreign manager of the English national soccer team
Question 9 Explanation: 
The first foreign manager of the English national soccer team
Question 10
"He was a lion on the field" is an example of what?
A
Malapropism
B
Simile
C
Spoonerism
D
Metaphor
Question 10 Explanation: 
Metaphor
Question 11
Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport located in which State/UT?
A
Gujarat
B
Andaman & Nicobar
C
Maharashtra
D
Uttar Pradesh
Question 12
This part-time race car driver invented the bucket seat in 1969. Who was he??
A
Steve McQueen
B
Harrison Frazier
C
Paul Newman
D
John Wayne
Question 12 Explanation: 
McQueen died in 1980 from a rare form of lung cancer.
Question 13
Deoni is a variety of..........
A
Elephant
B
Horse
C
Buffaloe
D
Cow
Question 13 Explanation: 
Cow:Deoni is a native breed of cattle in India. They originated in the taluks of Basavakalyan, Bidar and Bhalki of Bidar district in Karnataka and adjoining Latur district of the state of Maharashtra.
Question 14
Which of these is in the city of Florence, Italy?
A
Pitti Palace
B
The Bridge of Sighs
C
Cleopatra's Needle
D
Basilique du Sacre-Cour
Question 14 Explanation: 
Pitti Palace
Question 15
The Kvinna Till Kvinna foundation (Sweden) was award Right Livelihood Award in 2002 for
A
its remarkable successes in healing the wounds of ethnic hatred and war, by helping women, often the prime victims, to be the major agents of reconciliation and peace-building
B
outstanding courage and persistent efforts to expose and bring to account the tortures
C
Their exemplary and indomitable courage and compassion, which have proved that, even after murderous civil war, young people from different ethnic groups can learn to live and build a future together in peace and harmony
D
None of the above
Question 16
The rank insignia of Swiss generals has representations of what flower instead of stars?
A
Rose
B
Edelweiss
C
Daisy
D
Gladioli
Question 16 Explanation: 
Edelweiss
There are 16 questions to complete.

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