General knowledge quiz 1140

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Who, after marrying in 1791, and living in Naples, became the mistress of Lord Nelson, having his child, Horatia, in 1803?
A
Sophia Baddeley
B
Alice Keppel
C
Lady Emma Hamilton
D
Harriette Wilson
Question 1 Explanation: 
Lady Emma Hamilton
Question 2
If a skeet appears in the sky what is likely to be happening?
A
A tornado
B
Kite flying
C
A shooting contest
D
A ballooning display
Question 2 Explanation: 
A shooting contest
Question 3
In the game of quoits specific to Scotland and Wales, how tall does the metal pin, or hob, stand?
A
Not at all, it sits in a 2 in (50cm) deep depression
B
12 inches (300cm)
C
2 inches (50cm)
D
It is flush with the ground
Question 3 Explanation: 
It is flush with the ground
Question 4
A song written by Chuck Berry is "Roll Over... " who?
A
Bizet
B
Shostakovich
C
Tchaikovsky
D
Beethoven
Question 4 Explanation: 
Beethoven
Question 5
Which of these establishments is based in Langley, Virginia, ?
A
CIA
B
The Pentagon
C
Harvard University
D
FBI
Question 5 Explanation: 
CIA
Question 6
In which country the International Conference on ''Ramayan Circuit and Mithila-Awadh Relations'' is conducted?
A
Bangladesh
B
Pakistan
C
India
D
Nepal
Question 6 Explanation: 
An International Conference on ''Ramayan Circuit and Mithila-Awadh Relations'' started at Janakpur in Nepal on November 3, 2017. Culture Minister of Nepal Jitendra Naryan Dev, inaugurated this conference. This conference has been held with dual objective. First is to boost social, cultural and religious ties between Mithila and Awadh and developing connectivity between Janakpur and Ayodhya.
Question 7
Which team beat Australia 34-20 in the Rugby League World Cup final in 2008?
A
England
B
New Zealand
C
South Africa
D
France
Question 7 Explanation: 
New Zealand
Question 8
Which of the following is the currency of Barbados?
A
Lek
B
Dollar
C
Euro
D
Kwanza
Question 9
On a stationary sail boat, air is blown from a fan attached to the boat. The boat
A
moves in opposite direction in which the air is blown
B
does not move
C
moves in the same direction in which air blows
D
spins around
Question 10
Who was the son of King John and Isabella of Angouleme who became King of England when 9 years old?
A
William I
B
Henry II
C
John II
D
Henry III
Question 10 Explanation: 
Henry III
Question 11
Production of chlorofluorocarbons (CFC) gas which is proposed to be banned in India, is used in which of the following domestic products?
A
Television
B
Refrigerator
C
Tube light
D
Cooking gas
Question 12
Which province, state or borough in the Americas consists of a peninsula and close to 4, 000 islands?
A
Prince Edward
B
Tierra del Fuego
C
Nova Scotia
D
Juneau
Question 12 Explanation: 
Nova Scotia
Question 13
Which river runs through the city of Paris, France?
A
Nile
B
Rhine
C
Hudson
D
Seine
Question 13 Explanation: 
Seine
Question 14
Which of these is an American author who became known as the "Queen of Lesbian Pulp Fiction", who wrote six novels from 1957 to 1962 known as "The Beebo Brinker Chronicles"?
A
Margaret Drabble
B
Ayn Rand
C
Ann Bannon
D
P D James
Question 14 Explanation: 
Ann Bannon
Question 15
When the British player Virginia Wade won the women's singles title at Wimbledon in 1977, the last British woman to do so for at least the next approximately 40 years, what other significance did the win have?
A
She was also the first British winner
B
1977 was Wimbledon's centenary
C
She won by default
D
It was her last game before retiring
Question 15 Explanation: 
1977 was Wimbledon's centenary
Question 16
The mantilla is a type of what?
A
A pasta, round in section and thicker than spaghetti
B
A dance characterized by a fast upbeat tempo
C
Poisonous spider
D
Scarf worn over the head and shoulders
Question 16 Explanation: 
Scarf worn over the head and shoulders
There are 16 questions to complete.

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