General knowledge quiz 1012

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which professional surfer who died on 2 November 2010, the only surfer to have won a title at every venue on the ASP calendar, had won 3 world titles (2002, 2003, 2004) and as recently as 3 September 2010 had won the Billabong Pro in Tahiti?
A
Kelly Slater
B
Andy Irons
C
Mick Fanning
D
Sunny Garcia
Question 1 Explanation: 
Andy Irons
Question 2
How many rounds did it take for Lennox Lewis to beat Mike Tyson in 2002?
A
8
B
1
C
4
D
12
Question 2 Explanation: 
8
Question 3
Which of these is most commonly found in apples?
A
Citric acid
B
Folic acid
C
Malic acid
D
Coconuts
Question 3 Explanation: 
Malic acid
Question 4
Which of the following is related to J & K?
A
Pulicat Lake
B
Tsomarai Lake
C
Sambhar Lake
D
All of these
Question 4 Explanation: 
Tsomarai Lake:Tso Moriri or Lake Moriri Tibetan is a lake in the Ladakhi part of the Changthang Plateau in Jammu and Kashmir in northern India. The lake is at an altitude of 4, 522 m.
Question 5
In the early 20th century a French chef developed a soup he called Vichyssoise and placed it on the menu of which restaurant?
A
Ritz-Carlton, New York, USA
B
Jockey-Club de Paris, Paris, France
C
Ritz, London, UK
D
Le Cochon Bourgeois, Berlin, Germany
Question 5 Explanation: 
Ritz-Carlton, New York, USA
Question 6
Which of these words is NOT a contraction?
A
Gonna
B
Shan't
C
List'ning
D
Sitcom
Question 6 Explanation: 
List'ning
Question 7
A referendum that took place in Quebec on 30 October 1995, which was defeated 49.42% "Yes" to 50.58% "No", concerned what?
A
The beaver shoud be the official animal
B
English should replace French as the official language
C
The number of terms that a Premier can have should be restricted
D
Quebec should secede from Canada
Question 7 Explanation: 
Quebec should secede from Canada
Question 8
Four year old Exodus, who died due to an accident with a treadmill in May 2009, was the daughter of whom?
A
O J Simpson
B
Mike Tyson
C
Michael Jackson
D
Madonna
Question 8 Explanation: 
Mike Tyson
Question 9
If you travelled due west from Seattle, USA where would you make landfall?
A
Japan
B
South Korea
C
China
D
Russia
Question 9 Explanation: 
Russia
Question 10
Where is the Dune of Pilat found?
A
The Netherlands
B
North-east coast of Algeria
C
North-western Poland
D
West coast of France
Question 10 Explanation: 
West coast of France
Question 11
In which city did American colonists dump tea imported from England into a harbour in 1773?
A
Salem
B
Pittsburg
C
Boston
D
New York
Question 11 Explanation: 
Boston
Question 12
If you can see the Arc de Triomphe where could you be standing?
A
On Mount Fuji
B
On top of the Eiffel Tower
C
Beside the Parthenon
D
Under the Brandenburg Gate
Question 12 Explanation: 
On top of the Eiffel Tower
Question 13
Which of these was a famous horse belonging to the Duke of Wellington?
A
Bucephalus
B
Phar Lap
C
Red Rum
D
Copenhagen
Question 13 Explanation: 
Copenhagen
Question 14
What Greek mythological female monster has the head of a lion, the body of a goat and the rear of a dragon?
A
Chimaera
B
Harpy
C
Gorgon
D
Minotaur
Question 14 Explanation: 
Chimaera
Question 15
Which of the line is presently not in use?
A
17th Parallel line
B
38th Parallel line
C
49th Parallel line
D
24th Parallel line
Question 15 Explanation: 
17th Parallel line:17th Parallel defined the boundary between North Vietnam and South Vietnam before two were united.
Question 16
Andreas Thorkildsen set a new Olympic record at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing for throwing what?
A
Paper aeroplane
B
Javelin
C
Tantrum
D
Wobbly
Question 16 Explanation: 
Javelin
There are 16 questions to complete.

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