General knowledge quiz 1008

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
In which of these sports would you encounter a "baulk line"?
A
Bowls
B
Billiards
C
Darts
D
Table tennis
Question 1 Explanation: 
Billiards
Question 2
The River Nile is on what continent?
A
Europe
B
Africa
C
Australia
D
South America
Question 2 Explanation: 
Africa
Question 3
Until the Simpsons came along, what was the most successful TV cartoon series?
A
Scooby-Doo
B
The Flintstones
C
The Jetsons
D
Batman
Question 3 Explanation: 
The Flintstones
Question 4
On 28 June 1914, Gavrilo Princip, a Bosnian-Serb student and member of Young Bosnia, assassinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria in Sarajevo, Bosnia, which led to the start of which war?
A
American Civil War
B
World War II
C
World War I
D
Hundred Years War
Question 4 Explanation: 
World War I
Question 5
Which composer's works include the operas "La Boheme", "Tosca", and "Madama Butterfly", and the arias "O mio babbino caro", "Che gelida manina", and "Nessun dorma"?
A
Ludwig van Beethoven
B
Giuseppe Verdi
C
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
D
Giacomo Antonio Domenico Michele Secondo Maria Puccini
Question 5 Explanation: 
Giacomo Antonio Domenico Michele Secondo Maria Puccini
Question 6
Which of these functions is centred in The Hague?
A
Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
B
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
C
The International Court of Justice
D
International Labour Organization (ILO)
Question 6 Explanation: 
The International Court of Justice
Question 7
Which US president was re-elected with the slogan "Don't change horses in mid-stream"?
A
Abraham Lincoln
B
Herbert Hoover
C
Richard Nixon
D
Lyndon Johnson
Question 7 Explanation: 
Abraham Lincoln
Question 8
Three racing trophies were established in the 20th century by James Gordon Bennett, Jr, for automobiles, aeroplanes and which other?
A
Yachts
B
Bicycles
C
Balloons
D
Dog sleds
Question 8 Explanation: 
Balloons
Question 9
In 1782 a Scotsman, David Tyrie, who had been smuggling contraband from France into Great Britain, made a mark on British history, for what?
A
He became the first importer of fine cognac for the King
B
He founded Tyrie's international design and factory for teak, woven, and metal outdoor furniture
C
He was the last person in Britain to suffer the full penalty for treason, of drawing and quartering
D
He initiated negotiation for the Act of Union to create the United Kingdom, finalised in 1801
Question 9 Explanation: 
He was the last person in Britain to suffer the full penalty for treason, of drawing and quartering
Question 10
Protiens are..........
A
Polysaccharides
B
Polyamines
C
Polysulfides
D
Polyamides
Question 10 Explanation: 
Polyamides:A protein is actually a polyamide.Polyamides occur both naturally and artificially. Examples of naturally occurring polyamides are proteins, such as wool and silk.
Question 11
..........is for larger Urban area
A
Municipal Corporation
B
Nagar Panchayat
C
Panchayat Samiti
D
Municipal Council
Question 11 Explanation: 
Municipal Corporation:A municipal corporation is the legal term for a local governing body, including (but not necessarily limited to) cities, counties, towns, townships, charter townships, villages, and boroughs.
Question 12
The Dakar Rally, formerly known as "The Paris-Dakar", an annual off-road automobile race that began in 1978, has usually been held from Paris, France to Dakar, Senegal. Due to political instability in Africa, the 2009 rally was run where?
A
Madagascar
B
Kenya and Tanzania
C
Argentina and Chile
D
Czechoslovakia and Hungary
Question 12 Explanation: 
Argentina and Chile
Question 13
If one edge of a cube is 3 metres long, what is its volume?
A
6 cubic metres
B
19 cubic metres
C
9 cubic metres
D
27 cubic metres
Question 13 Explanation: 
27 cubic metres
Question 14
What is the next in this series:St. Devote, Massenet, Casino Square, Mirabeau, Loews...?
A
Virage Antony Noghes
B
Portier
C
Piscine
D
Tabac
Question 14 Explanation: 
Portier
Question 15
According to Shakespeare who kills Macbeth?
A
Malcolm
B
Macduff
C
Duncan
D
The Big Yin
Question 15 Explanation: 
Macduff
Question 16
Anil Kumble became the first Indian bowler to reach 500 Test wickets in 2006. How did he get his 500th wicket?
A
Run out
B
Bowled
C
LBW
D
Catch out
Question 16 Explanation: 
Anil Kumble trapped Steve Harmison (England) LBW in the Mohali Test to get his 500th wicket.
There are 16 questions to complete.

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