General knowledge quiz 119

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which medal, originally called the Badge of Military Merit, was established by George Washington in 1782, awarded to only 3 Revolutionary War soldiers, and not proposed again officially until after World War I?
A
Yellow Ribbon
B
Red Head
C
Green Spleen
D
Purple Heart
Question 1 Explanation: 
Purple Heart
Question 2
Sherpas and Gurkhas are native to which country?
A
Nepal
B
India
C
Kenya
D
Morocco
Question 2 Explanation: 
Nepal
Question 3
The two 'equinoxes' take place respectively in the months of
A
January and June
B
July and December
C
March and September
D
September and December
Question 4
Who is the current leader of political party Bhartiya Janta Party(BJP)?
A
Narendra Modi
B
Amit Shah
C
Syama Prasad Mookerjee
D
Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Question 4 Explanation: 
Amit Shah
Question 5
What is the name of the raised bumps that cover the striking area of a table tennis bat?
A
Pimples
B
Dimples
C
Cold sores
D
Acne
Question 5 Explanation: 
Pimples
Question 6
A novelette ''The Sons of the Dragon'' is authored by whom?
A
Samuel Richardson
B
R.R.Martin
C
Charles Martin
D
Peter Carey
Question 6 Explanation: 
R.R.Martin:The Sons of the Dragon is a novelette by George R. R. Martin. It is set in the Westeros of Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire series, hundreds of years before the events of A Game of Thrones (1996) during the reign of King Aenys I Targaryen and Maegor the Cruel, the sons of the first Targaryen King Aegon the Conqueror.
Question 7
Why did the Spanish in the 2000 Paralympics subsequently lose gold medals won in the intellectually disabled basketball tournament?
A
Some of the team failed doping tests
B
10 out of 12 members of the team were found not to have a qualifying disability
C
They had deliberately harmed some of the opposing team before the final game
D
They surrendered the medals to the opposing team as a mark of respect
Question 7 Explanation: 
10 out of 12 members of the team were found not to have a qualifying disability
Question 8
What was a demonstration sport at the 1988 Olympics in Seoul, when the opening ceremony featured a mass demonstration of it, involving hundreds of adults and children?
A
Korfball
B
Beach volleyball
C
Synchronised swimming
D
Taekwondo
Question 8 Explanation: 
Taekwondo
Question 9
What is the country of origin of the cheese called "Monterey Jack"?
A
USA
B
Netherlands
C
Wales
D
Greece
Question 9 Explanation: 
USA
Question 10
English artist, writer and musician Holly Johnson is best known as the lead vocalist of which 1980s band?
A
The Sex Pistols
B
Duran Duran
C
Frankie Goes to Hollywood
D
The Clash
Question 10 Explanation: 
Frankie Goes to Hollywood
Question 11
How frequently are each of the World Cup Soccer Finals, the Olympic Summer Games and the Olympic Winter Games held?
A
Annually
B
Every 2 years
C
Every 4 years
D
Twice a year
Question 11 Explanation: 
Every 4 years
Question 12
The third atomic bomb to be dropped from an aeroplane was where?
A
Osaka
B
Christmas Island
C
The Marshall Islands
D
San Fernando Valley
Question 12 Explanation: 
The Marshall Islands
Question 13
Which of these is a card game popular with children?
A
Bang
B
Crackle
C
Pop
D
Snap
Question 13 Explanation: 
Snap
Question 14
Who among the following is associated with Chess?
A
Vladimir Borisovich Kramnik
B
Jose Mourinho
C
Maria Sharapova
D
Jonathan Edwards
Question 14 Explanation: 
Vladimir Borisovich Kramnik:Vladimir Borisovich Kramnik is a Russian chess Grandmaster. He was the Classical World Chess Champion from 2000 to 2006, and the undisputed World Chess Champion from 2006 to 2007
Question 15
In 1834 Louis-Charles Mahe de La Bourdonnais won against Alexander McDonnell in a famous series in what discipline?
A
Fencing
B
Chess
C
Real tennis
D
Faro
Question 15 Explanation: 
Chess
Question 16
With which sport is Don Bradman associated?
A
Curling
B
Cricket
C
Croquet
D
Bowls
Question 16 Explanation: 
Cricket
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