General knowledge quiz 1013

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
By what name is the wife of Leofric, Earl of Mercia, who lived near Coventry in the 11th century, better known?
A
Lady Diana
B
Lady Godiva
C
Lady Elizabeth
D
Lady du Lac
Question 1 Explanation: 
Lady Godiva
Question 2
Which festival in honour of a Roman god was forbidden in Rome in 186 BC?
A
Woodstock
B
Donnybrooke
C
Glastonbury
D
Bacchanalia
Question 2 Explanation: 
Bacchanalia
Question 3
How is an accacciatura written in music?
A
As a vertical wavy line
B
As small size semiquavers
C
As a wave sign with a vertical stroke through it
D
With a stroke through the tail of the accacciatura quaver
Question 3 Explanation: 
With a stroke through the tail of the accacciatura quaver
Question 4
The naval battle fought on 2 April 1801 known as the Battle of Copenhagen was fought between Denmark and a navy from where?
A
Sweden
B
Germany
C
Britain
D
France
Question 4 Explanation: 
Britain
Question 5
What is another name for a ghost?
A
Recognition
B
Disposition
C
Apparition
D
Antipasto
Question 5 Explanation: 
Apparition
Question 6
Recently China has renamed some of the places in which Indian state?
A
Arunachal Pradesh
B
Assam
C
Himachal Pradesh
D
Uttar Pradesh
Question 6 Explanation: 
Arunachal Pradesh
Question 7
Which of these Australian cities calls itself the "City of Churches"?
A
Melbourne
B
Adelaide
C
Sydney
D
Hobart
Question 7 Explanation: 
Adelaide
Question 8
Which Soviet gymnast won the most medals in her career?
A
Larissa Latynina
B
Nelli Kim
C
Olga Korbutt
D
Ludmilla Tourischeva
Question 8 Explanation: 
Larissa Latynina
Question 9
What does a linguist study?
A
The origins of a language
B
Use of phonetics
C
Dialect
D
Language-form, meaning and context
Question 9 Explanation: 
Language-form, meaning and context
Question 10
Which mountain chain runs down the centre of South America?
A
Andes
B
Butties
C
Notties
D
Pandas
Question 10 Explanation: 
Andes
Question 11
Which English King was the father of King John and Richard the Lionheart?
A
William II
B
Henry II
C
Edward II
D
Richard II
Question 11 Explanation: 
Henry II
Question 12
In 1903, Maurice Ganat was the first winner of which event?
A
Isle of Man TT
B
Tour de France
C
Mille Miglia
D
Boston Marathon
Question 12 Explanation: 
Tour de France
Question 13
Goliath is the name for a South American spider that eats what?
A
Cows
B
Cats
C
Dogs
D
Birds
Question 13 Explanation: 
Birds
Question 14
Which of these words is used to refer to a female swan?
A
Cow
B
Cob
C
Cygnet
D
Pen
Question 14 Explanation: 
Pen
Question 15
What furniture item was invented by California furniture designer Charles Prior Hall in 1968?
A
Sofa bed
B
Captain's chair
C
Waterbed
D
Hammock
Question 16
What game is played on a table 9 feet (2.64 m) by 5 feet (1.525 m), 2 foot 6 inches (76 cm) above the floor, divided by a net 6 3/4 inches (15.25 cm) high?
A
Petanque
B
Quoits
C
Roulette
D
Table tennis
Question 16 Explanation: 
Table tennis
There are 16 questions to complete.

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