General knowledge quiz 1019

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
For which sport, now banned in Britain by the Hunting Act 2004, was the "Waterloo Cup" 3 day event run annually at Great Altcar in Lancashire, England from 1836 to 2005?
A
Deer hunting
B
Hare coursing
C
Gaelic football
D
Jousting
Question 1 Explanation: 
Hare coursing
Question 2
In which war did the British army first deploy tanks?
A
World War I
B
World War II
C
Boer War
D
Crimean War
Question 2 Explanation: 
World War I
Question 3
What is the shape of a standard dart board?
A
Square
B
Oblong
C
Round
D
Hexagonal
Question 3 Explanation: 
Round
Question 4
What is the fastest time to date, set in 2016, for completing the annual 1, 000 mi (1, 600 km) Iditarod Trail sled dog race across Alaska?
A
3 days 14h 0m 16s
B
20 days 0h 49m 41s
C
8 days 11h 20m 16s
D
9 days 0h 58m 6s
Question 4 Explanation: 
8 days 11h 20m 16s
Question 5
In cricket, what term is used to describe the situation when a batsman is "out" for nought on the third ball they face?
A
Bronze duck
B
Silver duck
C
Golden duck
D
Diamond duck
Question 5 Explanation: 
Bronze duck
Question 6
What is the capital of Cambodia?
A
Bandar Seri Begawan
B
Phnom Penh
C
Flying Fish Cove
D
West Island
Question 6 Explanation: 
Phnom Penh; Currency-Riela (KHR) & Official language-Khmer
Question 7
Who among the following has been presented the P.C. Chandra Purashkar?
A
Amartya Sen
B
Malala Yousafzai
C
Kailash Satyarthi
D
Aung San Suu Kyi
Question 7 Explanation: 
Nobel laureate and social activist Kailash Satyarthi was presented the P.C. Chandra Purashkar (award) for his global crusade against child slavery and exploitative child labour. Satyarthi was handed over a citation, a trophy and a cheque of Rs 10 lakh.
Question 8
In the fantasy novel series, The Throne of Fire, the characters must play what ancient Egyptian game?
A
Backgammon
B
Chess
C
Go
D
Senet
Question 8 Explanation: 
Senet
Question 9
What name was given to the one eyed giants in Greek fables?
A
Cyclopes
B
Amazons
C
Gorgons
D
Trolls
Question 9 Explanation: 
Cyclopes
Question 10
Which of these is a localized, blood-filled dilation of a blood vessel caused by disease or weakening of the vessel wall that most commonly occurs in arteries at the base of the brain and in the aorta?
A
Aneurism
B
Plagiarism
C
Autism
D
Recidivism
Question 10 Explanation: 
Aneurism
Question 11
The endorser expresses that he/she would not be liable for any expenses incurred by endorsee or any holder, in case of dishonour of the instrument the endorsement is called..........
A
Partial Endorsement
B
Conditional Endorsement
C
Facultative Endorsement
D
Sans recourse Endorsement
Question 11 Explanation: 
The endorser expresses that he would not be liable for any expenses incurred by endorsee or any holder, in case of dishonour of the instrument the endorsement is called Sans recourse Endorsement.
Question 12
In which country would you find the Moorish castle called the Alhambra?
A
Portugal
B
Spain
C
Morocco
D
Angola
Question 12 Explanation: 
Spain
Question 13
Who wrote the plays "Waiting For Godot", "Endgame", "Play", "Happy Days" and "Krapp's Last Tape"?
A
Barry Lakeman
B
John Osborne
C
Harold Pinter
D
Samuel Beckett
Question 13 Explanation: 
Samuel Beckett
Question 14
The type of glass used in making lenses and prisms is
A
jena glass
B
soft glass
C
pyrex glass
D
flint glass
Question 15
What is a Thompson seedless?
A
Apple
B
Grape
C
Melon
D
Tennis tournament
Question 15 Explanation: 
Grape
Question 16
What TV drama series is set in Bon Temps, Louisiana?
A
The Dukes of Hazzard
B
True Blood
C
The Rockford Files
D
McCloud
Question 16 Explanation: 
True Blood
There are 16 questions to complete.

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