General knowledge quiz 1100

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which African American athlete's career included causing particular annoyance to Adolf Hitler?
A
Muhammad Ali
B
Ben Johnson
C
Jesse Owens
D
Floyd Patterson
Question 1 Explanation: 
Jesse Owens
Question 2
Loor is a famous dance of..........
A
Karnataka
B
Assam
C
Jharkhand
D
Haryana
Question 2 Explanation: 
Haryana:The Loor is performed by girls during the month of 'Phalguna' (pring), and is so named because the word 'Loor' means girl in the Bangar area of Haryana. Performed during the Holi festival.
Question 3
In 1768, Joshua Reynolds became the first president of what British institution?
A
Royal Academy
B
Royal Society
C
National Portrait Gallery
D
London Zoo
Question 3 Explanation: 
Royal Academy
Question 4
Which of these is the word for a French stew made using lamb or mutton?
A
Lassi
B
Navarin
C
Goulash
D
Quiche
Question 4 Explanation: 
Navarin
Question 5
In 1932 the Kingdom of Hejaz and Nejd unified with the principal regions of Al-Hasa and Qatif to form which country?
A
Iraq
B
Iran
C
Yemen
D
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Question 5 Explanation: 
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Question 6
What has been the motto of the Prince of Wales since the 14th century?
A
Ad Augusta Per Angusta
B
Honi Soit Qui Mal Y Pense
C
Dieu Et Mon Droit
D
Ich dien
Question 6 Explanation: 
Ich dien
Question 7
The Block consists of..........villages
A
40
B
45-60
C
50
D
20-60
Question 7 Explanation: 
20-60:The block, consisting of 20-60 villagers is administered through a Panchayat Samiti, consisting of indirectly elected members of village panchayat.
Question 8
John McEnroe ended whose long term role as Wimbledon Champion?
A
Bjorn Borg
B
Jimmy Connors
C
Ivan Lendl
D
Ilie Nastase
Question 8 Explanation: 
Bjorn Borg
Question 9
What is the technical term for a mask, often a painted mask, used to obscure part of an image in a film and allow another image to be substituted thereby combining the two?
A
Thingy
B
Whatsit
C
Matte
D
Cyclo
Question 9 Explanation: 
Matte
Question 10
Which sea is part of the Arctic Ocean north of Siberia, bounded on the west by Novaya Zemlya and to the east by the Severnaya Zemlya?
A
Kara Sea
B
Barents Sea
C
Laptev Sea
D
Tasman Sea
Question 10 Explanation: 
Kara Sea
Question 11
Where is Montego Bay?
A
Spain
B
Jamaica
C
Greece
D
Italy
Question 11 Explanation: 
Jamaica
Question 12
How many bridges cross the Orinoco River, one of the longest rivers in South America (2, 140 km/1, 300 mi)?
A
2
B
7
C
None
D
3
Question 12 Explanation: 
2
Question 13
Peso is the currency of which country?
A
Senegal
B
Panama
C
Peru
D
Phillipines
Question 13 Explanation: 
Phillipines-Manila(Capital) and Peso(Currency)
Question 14
Which of the following is the currency of Micronesia?
A
Lesotho Loti
B
USD
C
Malawi Kwacha
D
CFA Franc
Question 15
Based on a UK political drama TV series of the same name, the US version featuring the actor Kevin Spacey is called "House..." what?
A
Of Cards
B
Of the Rising Sun
C
On the Hill
D
Of Ill Repute
Question 15 Explanation: 
Of Cards
Question 16
Yeast is an example of..........
A
Bacteria
B
Virus
C
Fungi
D
Algae
Question 16 Explanation: 
Fungi:Yeasts are fungi that grow as single cells, producing daughter cells either by budding (the budding yeasts) or by binary fission (the fission yeasts). They differ from most fungi, which grow as thread-like hyphae
There are 16 questions to complete.

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