General knowledge quiz 102

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
1895 marked the first what for the International Cycling Association World Championships?
A
First races for which gold medals were presented
B
Championship held
C
Championship races for women
D
Championship races open to professionals
Question 1 Explanation: 
Championship races open to professionals
Question 2
What policy was adopted by Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) to decide the host country for the tournaments for 2010 and 2014 FIFA World Cup?
A
Bids would only be accepted from countries that had won the cup before
B
Countries whose names started with A would bid one year, B the next and so on
C
Only countries from the chosen confederation could bid to be host
D
A representative from each continent would draw lots
Question 2 Explanation: 
Only countries from the chosen confederation could bid to be host
Question 3
India celebrated Independence Day on..........
A
15th August
B
26th January
C
20th November
D
14th August
Question 3 Explanation: 
15th August:India celebrates Independence Day on August 15 each year. India became an independent nation on August 15, 1947.
Question 4
What was the name of Michael Jackson's pet chimpanzee?
A
Bubbles
B
Blanket
C
Barnaby
D
Barry
Question 4 Explanation: 
Bubbles
Question 5
When was the NHL's James Norris Memorial Trophy first awarded?
A
2004/5 season
B
1917/18 season
C
1953/4 season
D
1938/9 season
Question 5 Explanation: 
1953/4 season
Question 6
What pigment found in plant leaves uses energy from sunlight to provide food?
A
Chlorophyl
B
Cochineal
C
Glycoside
D
Carotene
Question 6 Explanation: 
Chlorophyl
Question 7
Who was known as the shoe bomber, who in 2003 was sentenced to life in prison for attempting to destroy a commercial aircraft in-flight by detonating explosives hidden in his shoes, which led to the requirement of US airline passengers having to remove their shoes for inspection before boarding?
A
Noel Maguire
B
Richard Reid
C
Jemaah Islamiyah
D
Nizar Trabelsi
Question 7 Explanation: 
Richard Reid
Question 8
Which of the following book is written by Adam Haslsett?
A
Imagine Me Gone
B
Union Atlantic
C
The Imagination of Life
D
Imagine I am Alone
Question 8 Explanation: 
Imagine Me Gone:''Imagine Me Gone'' is a beautiful, elegant, harrowing story of the dissonant music of family. Adam Haslett
Question 9
What name was popularly given to the murder of Maria Marten in Polstead, England in 1827 by her lover, which inspired 5 films and songs such as those by the Albion Country Band (1971), Tom Waits & Kathleen Brennan on the album "Bone Machine" (1992), and Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman on the album "2" (2004)?
A
The Bourne Retribution
B
The Red Headed League
C
The Death of a Saleswoman
D
The Red Barn Murder
Question 9 Explanation: 
The Red Barn Murder
Question 10
The now-extinct Elephant Bird, believed to have been 3 metres tall and weigh 500 kg, was believed to have inhabited what area?
A
Congo
B
Madagascar
C
Brazilian rain forest
D
New Zealand
Question 10 Explanation: 
Madagascar
Question 11
Which of these is a European stringed keyboard instrument known from the late Medieval, through the Renaissance, Baroque and Classical eras?
A
Clavichord
B
Shawm
C
Sackbut
D
Clarion
Question 11 Explanation: 
Clavichord
Question 12
Which of the following state has been selected as theme state for the 30th Surajkund International Crafts Mela?
A
Kerala
B
Uttarakhand
C
Telangana
D
Chhattisgarh
Question 12 Explanation: 
-The annual Surajkund International Crafts Mela is inaugurated by Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar in Faridabad. This year Telangana is selected as the Theme State.
Question 13
The major countries of Middle East are
A
Iran, Iraq, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait
B
UAE, Jordan, Syria, Lebanon, Yemen
C
Israel, Turkey, Cyprus, Afghanistan
D
All of the above.
Question 14
How many players on each side of the Baseball Court?
A
9
B
10
C
11
D
15
Question 14 Explanation: 
9:Baseball is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of nine players each who take turns batting and fielding.
Question 15
The phrase "treble bob major" is associated with which of these activities?
A
Darts
B
Camping
C
Dog training
D
Bell ringing
Question 15 Explanation: 
Bell ringing
Question 16
Nalanda is located at
A
Gujarat
B
Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
C
Near Patna, Bihar
D
Near Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
There are 16 questions to complete.

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