General knowledge quiz 1169

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
In the TV series, what was Blackadder's first name?
A
Egbert
B
Edwin
C
Edward
D
Edmund
Question 1 Explanation: 
Edmund
Question 2
The name of the science, mathematics, derives from an ancient Greek word meaning what?
A
The great mystery
B
That which is learnt
C
Them and us
D
How many fingers am I holding up
Question 2 Explanation: 
That which is learnt
Question 3
What animals are the only characters in a musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber?
A
Walruses
B
Dogs
C
Bears
D
Cats
Question 3 Explanation: 
Cats
Question 4
Which film ended with the two main characters driving a car off a cliff?
A
Vanishing Point
B
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
C
Bullitt
D
Thelma and Louise
Question 4 Explanation: 
Thelma and Louise
Question 5
Which require the medium for their propagation?
A
Electromagnetic waves
B
Sound waves
C
Mechanical Waves
D
Both 1 and 2
Question 5 Explanation: 
Both 1 and 2:Mechanical Waves require the medium for their propagation. These are 2 types.They are Longitudinal and Transverse waves
Question 6
Who was made an honorary citizen of Haslach, Austria, in 1938, an honour withdrawn in 2004?
A
Adolf Hitler
B
Wolfgang Mozart
C
Jesse Owens
D
Mrs Wallis Simpson
Question 6 Explanation: 
Adolf Hitler
Question 7
Dhauladhar Wildlife Sanctuary is located in..........
A
Nagaland
B
Rajasthan
C
Arunachal Pradesh
D
Himachal Pradesh
Question 8
Which of the following sports has the highest horizontal bar on the goal?
A
American football
B
Hockey
C
Soccer
D
Rugby Union
Question 8 Explanation: 
American football
Question 9
Industries policies were not launched in..........
A
1991
B
1956
C
1977
D
1972
Question 9 Explanation: 
1972:Industries policies were not launched in 1948, 1956, 1977, 1980 and 1991
Question 10
Where is the headquarters of the International Red Cross?
A
London
B
Paris
C
The Hague
D
Geneva
Question 10 Explanation: 
Geneva
Question 11
Which of the following Bank is acquired by Kotak Mahindra Bank?
A
Bank of Rajasthan
B
Bank of Tamilnadu
C
Times Bank
D
ING Vysya Bank
Question 12
Who was the first person from the USA to win the Nobel prize for literature?
A
Sinclair Lewis
B
Eugene O'Neill
C
Pearl S. Buck
D
William Faulkner
Question 12 Explanation: 
Sinclair Lewis
Question 13
Where in the UK is the only remaining Hanseatic warehouse, built to house the trade which operated out of that harbour under the Hanseatic League?
A
York
B
London
C
Yarmouth
D
King's Lynn
Question 13 Explanation: 
King's Lynn
Question 14
March 27 observed as..........
A
World Sparrow Day
B
World Poetry day
C
World Wildlife Day
D
World Theatre Day
Question 15
Arizona and 3 other US states share a border with Mexico. Which of these is NOT one of them?
A
Texas
B
California
C
New Mexico
D
Nevada
Question 15 Explanation: 
Nevada
Question 16
What caused the sinking of the British ship "The Royal Oak" on the night of 13 and 14 October 1939?
A
Bombing from airplanes
B
Torpedos from a submarine
C
Kamikaze attacks launched from an aircraft carrier
D
Scuttled by its crew
Question 16 Explanation: 
Torpedos from a submarine
There are 16 questions to complete.

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