General knowledge quiz 1098

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which 20th century US novelist wrote "Of Mice and Men", "The Grapes of Wrath" and "East of Eden"?
A
Ernest Hemingway
B
John Steinbeck
C
Wilbur Smith
D
Stephen King
Question 1 Explanation: 
John Steinbeck
Question 2
First Buddhist council is held at..........
A
Kashmir
B
Vaishali
C
Patliputra
D
Rajgriha
Question 2 Explanation: 
Rajgri:The First Buddhist council was convened just after the Buddha's passing away in 404 BCE. Description. The Saptaparni Cave in Rajgir, where the First Buddhist Council may have been held.
Question 3
Mozart wrote an opera about what kind of flute?
A
Strange
B
Golden
C
Magic
D
Magnificent
Question 3 Explanation: 
Magic
Question 4
It is planned that the newly constituted Union of South American Nations will distribute its main functions, especially its Headquarters, the South American Parliament and the headquarters of its bank (the "Bank of the South"). Which of these cities will NOT be favoured with one of these 3 functions?
A
Cochabamba, Bolivia
B
Quito, Ecuador
C
Lima, Peru
D
Caracas, Venezuela
Question 4 Explanation: 
Lima, Peru
Question 5
Which state donated the land occupied by the US capital city, Washington, District of Columbia?
A
Virginia
B
Maryland
C
Connecticut
D
New York
Question 5 Explanation: 
Maryland
Question 6
The United Provinces of Central America, or the Federal Republic of Central America, was the union in 1823 of what are now Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Costa Rica, and Nicaragua. What are some of the reasons for its eventual failure?
A
Takeover by Mexico
B
Major earthquakes through the region, and economic disaster
C
Liberal-Conservative dissensions, native revolt, civil war and cholera
D
Invasion by Venezuela
Question 6 Explanation: 
Liberal-Conservative dissensions, native revolt, civil war and cholera
Question 7
Twin English playwrights, the play of one of whom famously starred in 2007 a graduate of the Harry Potter film series, share what family name?
A
Stoppard
B
Collinson
C
Shaffer
D
Fournier
Question 7 Explanation: 
Shaffer
Question 8
What is a name for the strong prevailing westerly winds in the southern hemisphere, which typically blow through the strait between mainland Australia and its island of Tasmania?
A
Screaming Sixties
B
Roaring Twenties
C
Roaring Forties
D
Brickfielder
Question 8 Explanation: 
Roaring Forties
Question 9
Which of these people were not born in England?
A
Charlie Chaplin
B
Stewart Granger
C
Cary Grant
D
Robert Mitchum
Question 9 Explanation: 
Robert Mitchum
Question 10
What was the last position that Lyndon B Johnson held when he became President of the USA?
A
Secretary of State
B
Vice President
C
Governor of Texas
D
Supreme Court Judge
Question 10 Explanation: 
Vice President
Question 11
What is part of a database that holds only one type of information?
A
Report
B
Field
C
Record
D
File
Question 12
The Gota Canal connects Goteborg, Sweden, with which body of water?
A
Baltic Sea
B
Red Sea
C
Caspian Sea
D
Mediterranean Sea
Question 12 Explanation: 
Baltic Sea
Question 13
Kanha National Park is located in which state?
A
Madhya Pradesh
B
Maharashtra
C
Kerala
D
Assam
Question 13 Explanation: 
Madhya Pradesh:Kanha Tiger Reserve, also called Kanha National Park, is one of the tiger reserves of India and the largest national park of Madhya Pradesh, state in the heart of India
Question 14
"Wild geese" was the name given to soldiers who fought as mercenaries in continental armies in the 16th to 18th centuries who were from which country?
A
Scotland
B
Ireland
C
India
D
Australia
Question 14 Explanation: 
Ireland
Question 15
A deck of cards developed nearly 600 years ago, with four suits known as swords, batons, cups and coins, is used for playing which game?
A
Ombre
B
Pinochle
C
Tarocchino
D
Quadrille
Question 15 Explanation: 
Tarocchino
Question 16
Purple Line divides which two countries?
A
Poland & Russia
B
Israel & Syria
C
India & China
D
Egypt & Sudan
Question 16 Explanation: 
Israel & Syria
There are 16 questions to complete.

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