General knowledge quiz 1091

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
In 1986, which country was found guilty by the International Court of Justice (World Court) of war crimes against Nicaragua?
A
Bolivia
B
Great Britain
C
Australia
D
USA
Question 1 Explanation: 
USA
Question 2
Who is the governor of Odisha?
A
S. C. Jamir
B
Ram Naik
C
Krishan Kant Paul
D
Satya Pal Malik
Question 2 Explanation: 
S. C. Jami:Capital-Bhubaneswar
Question 3
The tribal group Toda living in
A
West Bengal
B
Maharashtra
C
Tamil Nadu
D
Kerala
Question 3 Explanation: 
Tamil Nadu:The Toda people are a small pastoral community who live on the isolated Nilgiri plateau of Southern India
Question 4
Linear expansion mean..........
A
Expansion in Volume
B
Expansion in Area
C
Expansion in length
D
Expansion in Width
Question 4 Explanation: 
Expansion in length:Linear expansion means change in one dimension (length) as opposed to change in volume (volumetric expansion).
Question 5
Why was the "Top Gear" television programme presenting team, for 27 years headed by Jeremy Clarkson, changed in 2015?
A
Viewing figures slumped
B
Clarkson punched the producer of the programme and was sacked
C
The presenting team died in a plane crash
D
Prospective guests on the programme all refused to deal with the presenters
Question 5 Explanation: 
Clarkson punched the producer of the programme and was sacked
Question 6
The southern border of which country is with the continental USA?
A
Mexico
B
Canada
C
Russia
D
Panama
Question 6 Explanation: 
Canada
Question 7
Jaspal Rana is associated with which of the following games?
A
Swimming
B
Archery
C
Shooting
D
Weightlifting
Question 8
All of the gold medals at the 2009 World Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships were won by Evgenia Kanaeva, who was representing which country?
A
South Africa
B
China
C
India
D
Russia
Question 8 Explanation: 
Russia
Question 9
Horatio was a legendary Roman hero who defended a bridge against which army?
A
Persian
B
Etruscan
C
Egyptian
D
Mongol
Question 9 Explanation: 
Etruscan
Question 10
Who wrote "Ann Veronica", a novel first published in 1909 that deals with contemporary political issues of the time, concentrating specifically on feminist issues?
A
Charles Dickens
B
H G Wells
C
William Makepeace Thackeray
D
Jack London
Question 10 Explanation: 
H G Wells
Question 11
What is a common name for flying insects known for their extremely short life spans-one day in the adult winged stage-and emergence in large numbers in the summer months?
A
Dragonflies
B
Damselfly
C
Midge
D
Mayfly
Question 11 Explanation: 
Mayfly
Question 12
The AIBA 2018 Congress to be hosted by which of the following country?
A
New Delhi, India
B
Beijing, China
C
Moscow, Russia
D
London, UK
Question 12 Explanation: 
Moscow, Russia:The AIBA 2018 Congress was awarded to the Russian capital city of Moscow.
Question 13
The Ranjit Sagar Dam, also known as the Thein Dam, is part of a hydroelectric project on..........River.
A
Kaveri
B
Mahanadi
C
Ravi
D
Banas
Question 14
What links the satire of manners, the play "Lady Windermere's Fan", and the Queensberry Rules for boxing?
A
"We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars" in the play was about a boxer
B
Lady Windermere's husband in the play fights under the new rules
C
The playwright was married to the sponsor's daughter
D
A relationship between the playwright and the son of the man who sponsored the rules
Question 14 Explanation: 
A relationship between the playwright and the son of the man who sponsored the rules
Question 15
Which of these is an opera by Richard Wagner?
A
The Flying Squad
B
The Flying Tackle
C
The Flying Red Baron
D
The Flying Dutchman
Question 15 Explanation: 
The Flying Dutchman
Question 16
Harry Houdini became famous as what?
A
Magician
B
Doctor
C
Boxer
D
Animal trainer
Question 16 Explanation: 
Magician
There are 16 questions to complete.

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