General knowledge quiz 1042

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
When did France became Republic?
A
1789 AD
B
1798 AD
C
1792 AD
D
1729 AD
Question 2
Undertaker wrestled Yokozuna at the 1994 "Royal Rumble". This was a Casket Match. Undertaker wrestled in another Casket Match at the 1998 "Royal Rumble". Who did he wrestle?
A
Yokozuna
B
Shawn Michaels
C
Mabel
D
Triple H
Question 2 Explanation: 
This was the match that injured Shawn Michaels' back. Undertaker back dropped Shawn on the casket. Undertaker lost this match when Kane interferred.
Question 3
Pollination by wind is called
A
anemophily
B
hydrophily
C
zoophily
D
entomophily
Question 4
Who has scored the most Test hundreds ever?
A
Steve Waugh
B
Sachin Tendulkar
C
Shane Warne
D
Sunil Gavaskar
Question 5
A team from which of these countries competed in the Olympic Games for the first time in 1952 at Helsinki?
A
Australia
B
People's Republic of China
C
Spain
D
USSR
Question 5 Explanation: 
USSR
Question 6
Zara Phillips, the daughter of Princess Anne of the UK, is associated most with which of these?
A
Wig making
B
Board sailing
C
Singing
D
Horses
Question 6 Explanation: 
Horses
Question 7
The ruling party of Singapore, where no opposition parties are allowed is called
A
People's Party
B
People's Action Party
C
Labour Party
D
Communist Party
Question 8
What is "lumpen"?
A
Misshapen
B
Swollen
C
Crippled
D
Pebbled
Question 8 Explanation: 
Misshapen
Question 9
The Wellcome Apocalypse, a major German textbook from around 1420, has a detailed and previously unusual (for a European textbook) section dealing with what?
A
Making telescopes
B
Italian cooking
C
Islam
D
Women's medicine
Question 9 Explanation: 
Women's medicine
Question 10
..........is the playing area of Hockey
A
Ring
B
Court
C
Paddock
D
Pitch
Question 10 Explanation: 
Pitch:A hockey pitch is the playing surface for the game of field hockey. Historically, the game was played on natural turf (grass)
Question 11
Anna Wintour is famous in what field?
A
Fashion
B
Photography
C
Yachting
D
Music
Question 11 Explanation: 
Fashion
Question 12
If someone in Ancient Greece wanted to be in the presence of, or look for interpretation of, sacred mysteries or arcana which of these would they be most likely to deal with?
A
Audax
B
Sycophant
C
Sycorax
D
Hierophant
Question 12 Explanation: 
Hierophant
Question 13
TR. Mahalingam was..........
A
Violinist
B
Sitars
C
Vainika
D
Flautist
Question 13 Explanation: 
Flautist:Tiruvidaimarudur Ramaswamy Mahalingam affectionately known as Mali, was a flautist who revolutionised the style of flute-playing in Carnatic music.
Question 14
The governor of which state was removed from office by the state senate in January 2009?
A
Utah
B
Illinois
C
Idaho
D
Alaska
Question 14 Explanation: 
Illinois
Question 15
What was the favourite vegetable of Catherine de Medici, who, when she left Florence to marry the king of France, brought her own cooks, who could prepare it in the ways that she especially liked?
A
Potatoes
B
Onions
C
Spinach
D
Turnips
Question 15 Explanation: 
Spinach
Question 16
With a time of 3:49.4, breaking the existing world record by over 1.5 seconds, who was the first to run the mile in under 3:50 minutes?
A
Dick Quax
B
Roger Bannister
C
John Walker
D
Filbert Bayi
Question 16 Explanation: 
John Walker
There are 16 questions to complete.

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