General knowledge quiz 1045

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The Emperor Charlemagne famously clashed with the Basques in 778 AD in which of these?
A
The plains of Agincourt
B
The valley between the Fedyukhin Heights and the Causeway Heights, Crimea
C
Pass of Roncevaux, the Pyrenees
D
Waterloo
Question 1 Explanation: 
Pass of Roncevaux, the Pyrenees
Question 2
Under what name is Sarah Marianne Corina Lewe better known?
A
Lewis Baloue
B
Marianne Faithfull
C
Sarah Connor
D
Corinne Bailey Rae
Question 2 Explanation: 
Sarah Connor
Question 3
Who was Vice President to US President Ronald Reagan during his terms from 1981 to 1989?
A
Henry Kissinger
B
Dan Quayle
C
George H W Bush
D
Al Gore
Question 3 Explanation: 
George H W Bush
Question 4
Canada contains much of the world's fresh water, including approximately how many large lakes?
A
680
B
190
C
12, 000
D
31, 700
Question 4 Explanation: 
31, 700
Question 5
In which city was the Sri Lankan cricket team attacked with a bomb, grenade launcher and rifles in March 2009?
A
Mumbai
B
Lahore
C
Calcutta
D
Delhi
Question 5 Explanation: 
Lahore
Question 6
What gambling game is based on a wheel with 37 compartments?
A
Piquet
B
Baccarat
C
Chemin de Fer
D
Roulette
Question 6 Explanation: 
Roulette
Question 7
Where in Europe was the Great February Flood of 1825, the worst natural disaster in its area in the 19th century?
A
The islands of Jersey, Guernsey and Alderney
B
Brittany, France
C
North Sea coast of Germany, and The Netherlands
D
Norway
Question 7 Explanation: 
North Sea coast of Germany, and The Netherlands
Question 8
What is the maximum rate prescribed under CGST?
A
12%
B
28%
C
20%
D
18%
Question 8 Explanation: 
20% is the maximum rate prescribed under CGST
Question 9
The mountains called the Grampians are in which of these countries?
A
England
B
Wales
C
Scotland
D
Ireland
Question 9 Explanation: 
Scotland
Question 10
The qualifying age to compete in World Figure Skating Championships has been '15 years old by 1 July of the previous year', since when?
A
1996
B
1896
C
1991
D
1960
Question 10 Explanation: 
1996
Question 11
What word best describes the form of government in which all power is vested in one person?
A
Autocracy
B
Democracy
C
Anarchy
D
Monopoly
Question 11 Explanation: 
Autocracy
Question 12
How does history better know Ioseb Jughashvili, who changed his surname to mean "steel"?
A
Joseph Goebbels
B
Joseph Haydn
C
Joseph Stalin
D
Joseph Conrad
Question 12 Explanation: 
Joseph Stalin
Question 13
The only place where 4 states of the USA meet at one point is called "The Four Corners". Which of these is not one of the 4?
A
Arizona
B
Utah
C
Colorado
D
Iowa
Question 13 Explanation: 
Iowa
Question 14
In which sport do participants compete for "the Auld Mug"?
A
Curling
B
Darts
C
Formula One car racing
D
Yachting
Question 14 Explanation: 
Yachting
Question 15
What was the fate of "Blanche" in Poulenc's opera "Les Dialogues des Carmelites"?
A
She is strangled by her husband
B
She is stabbed to death by her lover
C
She goes mad and commits suicide
D
She decides to go the guillotine
Question 15 Explanation: 
She decides to go the guillotine
Question 16
The European Union has buildings in Strasbourg, Brussels and which of these cities?
A
Ankara
B
Luxemburg
C
The Hague
D
Antwerp
Question 16 Explanation: 
Luxemburg
There are 16 questions to complete.

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