General knowledge quiz 1058

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
How many international skill centers to be opened to help people get jobs in abroad?
A
50
B
75
C
150
D
100
Question 1 Explanation: 
Finance Minister has allocated Rs 3, 016 crore to the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Budget 2017. 5 lakh people will be given mason training in the next five years and 100 India International Skills Centres, offering advanced training including courses in foreign languages will be set up.
Question 2
Zeami, also called Kanze Motokiyo, (1363-1443) is considered the greatest playwright and theorist of which type of Japanese theatre in its current form?
A
Noh
B
Kabuki
C
Bunraku
D
Kyogen
Question 2 Explanation: 
Noh
Question 3
Which chief laid siege to Fort Detroit in 1763, an action that led to widespread rebellion against colonists in the area around Ohio and Illinois?
A
Pontiac
B
Cadillac
C
Potomac
D
Buick
Question 3 Explanation: 
Pontiac
Question 4
What is the currency of Greece?
A
Euro(EUR)
B
Zloty
C
Pound sterlingc (GBP)
D
Forint(HUF)
Question 4 Explanation: 
Euro(EUR) Capital:Athens
Question 5
The island of Kos is in which sea?
A
Mediterranean
B
Irish
C
Caribbean
D
Tasman
Question 5 Explanation: 
Mediterranean
Question 6
Who is associated with the phrase "history is bunk"?
A
Henry Ford
B
Queen Victoria
C
Mao Zedong
D
Greta Garbo
Question 6 Explanation: 
Henry Ford
Question 7
What is the oldest stock exchange in the USA?
A
New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)
B
Arizona Stock Exchange (AZX)
C
Miami Stock Exchange (MS4X)
D
Philadelphia Stock Exchange (PHLX)
Question 7 Explanation: 
Philadelphia Stock Exchange (PHLX)
Question 8
What is a name for the abstract study of topics such as quantity, structure, space, and change?
A
Architecture
B
Numerology
C
Mathematics
D
Wargames
Question 8 Explanation: 
Mathematics
Question 9
Traditionally, Presidential elections are held in the USA in which month?
A
August
B
April
C
July
D
November
Question 9 Explanation: 
November
Question 10
What country would you travel through in going from Honduras to Costa Rica?
A
Mexico
B
Nicaragua
C
Cuba
D
Colombia
Question 10 Explanation: 
Nicaragua
Question 11
What is the name for the vast flat lowlying grasslands of Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil?
A
The Lowlands
B
The Great Plains
C
The Flatlands
D
The Pampas
Question 11 Explanation: 
The Pampas
Question 12
Who was World Superbike Champion in 1994, 1995, 1998 and 1999?
A
Troy Corser
B
Mark Webber
C
Paul Hogan
D
Carl Fogarty
Question 12 Explanation: 
Carl Fogarty
Question 13
Which of the following are the members of CARICOM?
A
Angrilla, Antigua, Trinidad, Tobago
B
Barbados, Belize, St. Lucia, St. Vincent
C
Dommica, Grenade, Guyana, Jamaica
D
All of the above
Question 14
Where are the Kasubi Tombs, also known as the Ssekabaka's Tombs, the burial grounds for four kings, which were badly damaged by fire on 16 March 2010?
A
El Alamein, Egypt
B
Khartoum, Sudan
C
Kampala, Uganda
D
Baghdad, Iraq
Question 14 Explanation: 
Kampala, Uganda
Question 15
On 19 June 1975, an inquest jury named whom as the murderer of Sandra Rivett, the last time that an inquest was allowed to name the person they suspected of committing such a crime?
A
Duke Ellington
B
Lord Lucan
C
Count Basie
D
Prince Michael
Question 15 Explanation: 
Lord Lucan
Question 16
Who wrote the novel "East of Eden"?
A
Ernest Hemingway
B
John Steinbeck
C
Truman Capote
D
Mark Twain
Question 16 Explanation: 
John Steinbeck
There are 16 questions to complete.

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