General knowledge quiz 1096

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The normal term of office for which the President and Vice-President of the International Court of Justice are elected is
A
three years
B
five years
C
seven years
D
nine years
Question 2
Which of these distinguishes Hawaii from other states in the USA?
A
It is the only one where more than one language is regularly spoken
B
It has volcanic peaks
C
It is the least populous state
D
It is the only one with no straight line boundaries
Question 2 Explanation: 
It is the only one with no straight line boundaries
Question 3
What cereal crop is used to make single malt whisky in Scotland?
A
Oats
B
Barley
C
Maize
D
Wheat
Question 3 Explanation: 
Barley
Question 4
Which of these women is associated with Popeye?
A
Daisy Duck
B
Olive Oyl
C
Lois Lane
D
Minnie Mouse
Question 4 Explanation: 
Olive Oyl
Question 5
International Federation of Association Football has banned which of the following chief for 10 years for corruption?
A
Kushal Das
B
Mr.Praful Patel
C
Ganesh Thapa
D
Shaji Prabhakaran
Question 5 Explanation: 
-FIFA banned Nepal's football chief Ganesh Thapa for 10 years and the president of the Laos federation for two years for bribery.
Question 6
Who was Secretary-General (later President) of the League of Communists of Yugoslavia (1939-80), led the World War II Yugoslav resistance movement, the Yugoslav Partisans (1941-45), became Prime Minister (1943-63) and later President (1953-80) of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (SFRY) and from 1943 to his death in 1980, held the rank of Marshal of Yugoslavia, serving as the supreme commander of the Yugoslav military, the Yugoslav People's Army (JNA)?
A
Joseph Stalin
B
Benito Mussolini
C
Josip Tito
D
Henrik Ibsen
Question 6 Explanation: 
Josip Tito
Question 7
Where is the Castillo de los Tres Reyes Magos del Morro designed by Italian engineer Juan Bautista Antonelli, and built in 1589?
A
Gibraltar
B
The entrance to Havana bay in Havana, Cuba
C
Rio de Janeiro
D
Montevideo
Question 7 Explanation: 
The entrance to Havana bay in Havana, Cuba
Question 8
Which of these is the name for an intermediate coal with poor heat generating capability?
A
Alright
B
Lignite
C
Stalagmite
D
Acolyte
Question 8 Explanation: 
Lignite
Question 9
What is an Italianate resort village on the coast of Snowdonia in Wales, near Penrhyndeudraeth, two miles southeast of Porthmadog?
A
Glynllifon
B
Portofino
C
Portmeirion
D
Rhondda
Question 9 Explanation: 
Portmeirion
Question 10
Air India launches first direct flight to which country's capital?
A
Finland
B
Denmark
C
Germany
D
France
Question 10 Explanation: 
Air India has launched its direct flight from New Delhi to Copenhagen. It is the eleventh destination for the airline in Europe and described as connecting 'Maharaja with the Mermaid'.Air India CMD Rajiv Bansal lit the traditional lamp at Terminal 3 of the airport in New Delhi to mark the launch of the Copenhagen flight.To mark the launch of the flight to Copenhagen, Air India is offering return fares starting from Rs 42, 700, inclusive of all taxes. Denmark is Air India's 44th international destination and 11th European non-stop destination. The Air India service to Copenhagen will be operated with a Dreamliner aircraft thrice a week on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.
Question 11
India's first underwater Metro will come up in..........
A
Chennai
B
New Delhi
C
Mumbai
D
Kolkata
Question 11 Explanation: 
Kolkata
Question 12
The VUDA Children's Arena is situated in
A
New Delhi
B
Maharshtra
C
Kerala
D
Andhra Pradesh
Question 12 Explanation: 
Andhra Pradesh
Question 13
Herodotus, Josephus, Michael King, Simon Schama and Edward Gibbon share what common focus?
A
History
B
Medicine
C
Sculpture
D
Romance novels
Question 13 Explanation: 
History
Question 14
Louis XIV of France was known as what?
A
The Sun King
B
The Fun King
C
The Bun King
D
The Pun King
Question 14 Explanation: 
The Sun King
Question 15
Curling stones are currently made of what?
A
Schist
B
River stones
C
Greywacke
D
Granite
Question 15 Explanation: 
Granite
Question 16
The words ' Khel Ratna' literally means
A
Sports Gem
B
Sports
C
Sports Achievements
D
Sports Award
Question 16 Explanation: 
Sports Gem:The words ''Khel Ratna'' literally mean ''sports gem'' in Hindi. The award is named after Rajiv Gandhi, the former Prime Minister of India
There are 16 questions to complete.

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