General knowledge quiz 1054

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Known in the USA as "The March King" he made his first recordings with Columbia Phonograph Company in 1890; what was his name?
A
Henry Fillmore
B
Edward Elgar
C
Kenneth J. Alford
D
John Philip Sousa
Question 1 Explanation: 
John Philip Sousa
Question 2
The miners affected by the 2012 strike and massacre in Marikana, South Africa, were workers from what type of mine?
A
Manganese
B
Diamond
C
Platinum
D
Iron ore
Question 2 Explanation: 
Platinum
Question 3
What are Kali Gandaki, Yarlung Zangbo and Charyn?
A
Ports on the East China Sea
B
Major Mongolian rivers
C
Mountain peaks in western China
D
Grand canyons
Question 3 Explanation: 
Grand canyons
Question 4
The samba originated in which country?
A
Mexico
B
Brazil
C
Argentina
D
Spain
Question 4 Explanation: 
Brazil
Question 5
For what is Sir Henry Bessemer famous?
A
Discovering a process for making cellophane
B
Developing a process for the manufacture of steel
C
Inventing the modern machine gun
D
Isolating the gene that determines blood type in humans
Question 5 Explanation: 
Developing a process for the manufacture of steel
Question 6
Who established the short-lived Duchy of Warsaw in 1807?
A
Marechal Jean Baptiste Jules Bernadotte
B
Jozef Poniatowski
C
Napoleon I
D
Generalfeldmarschall von BlUcher
Question 6 Explanation: 
Napoleon I
Question 7
A Tennis player Agnieszka Radwanska belongs to which country?
A
Russia
B
Poland
C
UK
D
German
Question 7 Explanation: 
Poland:Agnieszka ''Aga'' Radwanska is a Polish professional tennis player. She won the women's single title in the china open 2016.
Question 8
The Headquarters of TransUnion CIBIL is..........
A
Chennai
B
Kolkata
C
Mumbai
D
Bengaluru
Question 8 Explanation: 
The Headquarters of TransUnion CIBIL is Mumbai
Question 9
Who of these was a US senator for the state of New York from 2000 to 2008?
A
Dan Moynihan
B
Hilary Clinton
C
Rudy Giuliani
D
John McCain
Question 9 Explanation: 
Hilary Clinton
Question 10
Where was the Boer War fought?
A
Northern Europe
B
Southern Africa
C
Western Australia
D
Eastern India
Question 10 Explanation: 
Southern Africa
Question 11
What sport may involve a tercel, or tiercel?
A
Jousting
B
Fencing
C
Archery
D
Hawking, or falconry
Question 11 Explanation: 
Hawking, or falconry
Question 12
Which house on the Mall was the residence of Elizabeth the Queen Mother from 1953 to 2002?
A
Clarence House
B
Highgrove
C
Holyrood House
D
Kensington Palace
Question 12 Explanation: 
Clarence House
Question 13
What colour is turmeric, a key ingredient for many Indian, Persian, Thai and Malay dishes, often used in curry?
A
Yellow
B
Red
C
Green
D
Brown
Question 13 Explanation: 
Yellow
Question 14
What is the name of a device, consisting essentially of two wires of different metals, whereby heat energy may be changed to electrical energy?
A
Resistor
B
Thermocouple
C
Armature
D
Atalie
Question 14 Explanation: 
Thermocouple
Question 15
What word is applied to the cutting down of trees in, e.g., the Amazon basin?
A
Deforestation
B
Deforestkelley
C
Deflowering
D
Treefenestration
Question 15 Explanation: 
Deforestation
Question 16
Which of these is a seabird?
A
Thrush
B
Condor
C
Fulmar
D
Sparrow
Question 16 Explanation: 
Fulmar
There are 16 questions to complete.

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