General knowledge quiz 1164

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Who or what were the first living creatures sent up to test the hot air balloon invented and first flown (unmanned) by the Montgolfier brothers in France earlier in 1783?
A
A mouse and a pig
B
Two convicted criminals
C
The Montgolfier brothers
D
A sheep, a duck and a rooster
Question 1 Explanation: 
A sheep, a duck and a rooster
Question 2
..........is the capital city of Oman
A
Muscat
B
Dubai
C
Bundar
D
Suva
Question 2 Explanation: 
Muscat
Question 3
Which lake is not present in Odisha?
A
Tam Dil
B
Anshupa Lake
C
Chilika Lake
D
Kanjia lake
Question 3 Explanation: 
Tam Dil-Mizoram
Question 4
The Greek word for "work" is the derivation of which of these English words?
A
Sweat
B
Energy
C
Exhaustion
D
Food intake
Question 4 Explanation: 
Energy
Question 5
Ricardo Kaka of Brazil is related to which sport?
A
Cricket
B
Football
C
Badminton
D
Tennis
Question 5 Explanation: 
Football
Question 6
What was the value of the last question in the Indian version of the TV programme "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?" that featured in the film "Slumdog Millionaire"?
A
10 million rupees
B
1 million rupees
C
2 million rupees
D
20 million rupees
Question 6 Explanation: 
20 million rupees
Question 7
Which among the following is set to become the first country in the world to neutralise gender pay gap?
A
Switzerland
B
Norway
C
Iceland
D
Sweden
Question 7 Explanation: 
Iceland's parliament has presented a bill that would require public and private businesses to prove they offer equal pay to employees. This would be the first such requirement in the world.
Question 8
The current constitution of which of these countries was enacted on 3 May 1947?
A
Japan
B
United Kingdom
C
USA
D
Canada
Question 8 Explanation: 
Japan
Question 9
What name is given to a cocktail consisting mainly of vodka and orange?
A
Hammer
B
Screwdriver
C
Chisel
D
Bandsaw
Question 9 Explanation: 
Screwdriver
Question 10
Which country has the highest number of active volcanoes in the world?
A
Australia
B
China
C
Russia
D
Indonesia
Question 10 Explanation: 
Indonesia:Indonesia is home to the highest number of active volcanoes in the world, around 130
Question 11
Buckey O'Neill Cabin, Kolb Studio, El Tovar Hotel, Hopi House, Verkamp's Curios, Lookout Studio, Desert View Watchtower and Bright Angel Lodge are historical buildings located at which tourist destination?
A
Niagara Falls
B
Grand Canyon
C
Yellowstone National Park
D
Las Vegas
Question 11 Explanation: 
Grand Canyon
Question 12
Which of these is traditionally played as a card game?
A
Dungeons and Dragons
B
Quadrille
C
Battleships
D
Noughts and Crosses, or Tic Tac Toe
Question 12 Explanation: 
Quadrille
Question 13
REM is a term sometimes applied to what?
A
A stage of sleep
B
Classical music
C
Archaeology in New Zealand
D
A brand of shaver
Question 13 Explanation: 
A stage of sleep
Question 14
The husband of Mumtaz designed and built what magnificent monument in India to her when she died in 1631?
A
Fatehpur Sikri
B
Red Fort
C
Humayun Tomb
D
Taj Mahal
Question 14 Explanation: 
Taj Mahal
Question 15
The Guarani are indigenous to Paraguay, Uruguay, Argentina, Bolivia and where else?
A
Venezuela
B
Chile
C
Brazil
D
Colombia
Question 15 Explanation: 
Brazil
Question 16
In 2005, what major sporting event was delayed 25 minutes due to the wedding of Prince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles?
A
Cricket test match, England v West Indies
B
F A Cup
C
World Snooker Championship final
D
Grand National
Question 16 Explanation: 
Grand National
There are 16 questions to complete.

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