General knowledge quiz 1203

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
"The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe", a 2005 film based on the novel by C. S. Lewis, is set mainly in which land?
A
100 Acre Wood
B
Narnia
C
Sodor
D
Neverland
Question 1 Explanation: 
Narnia
Question 2
What is the technical term for heart burn?
A
Pyrosis
B
Epistaxis
C
Alopecia
D
Aneurism
Question 2 Explanation: 
Pyrosis
Question 3
Which of the continents is the smallest in area?
A
South America
B
Antarctica
C
Europe
D
Australia
Question 3 Explanation: 
Australia
Question 4
The molecules of which gas have highest speed?
A
H2 at-73oC
B
CH4 at 300 K
C
N2 at 1, 027oC
D
O2 at 0oC
Question 5
When were the first Asian Games held?
A
1942
B
1982
C
1962
D
1938
Question 5 Explanation: 
1962
Question 6
India's first 'Ladies Special' Suburban train was started by which of the Indian Railway Zone?
A
Southern
B
Northern
C
Western
D
Eastern
Question 7
Where have the World Snooker Championships been held since 1977?
A
The Crucible Theatre, Sheffield, UK
B
Crystal Palace Sports Centre, London
C
Earls Court Exhibition Centre, London
D
Alexandra Palace, London
Question 7 Explanation: 
The Crucible Theatre, Sheffield, UK
Question 8
Marabi, a form of South African music popular 1920s-1940s, was characterised by restless, rebellious energy; where was it most practised?
A
The plains
B
Townships
C
Dockyards
D
Urban slums
Question 8 Explanation: 
Urban slums
Question 9
In cricket, what term is used to describe the situation when a batsman is "out" for no runs on the second ball they face?
A
Royal duck
B
Golden duck
C
Silver duck
D
Diamond duck
Question 9 Explanation: 
Silver duck
Question 10
In what form were the tombs of the rulers in Kush in Nubia in the 8th century BCE and later?
A
Barrows
B
Ziggurats
C
Pyramids
D
Mausoleums
Question 10 Explanation: 
Pyramids
Question 11
"Pollywog" is another name for what?
A
Throw when a ball spins in flight
B
Black-faced doll
C
Kettle
D
Tadpole
Question 11 Explanation: 
Tadpole
Question 12
Which Prince appears in the title of an opera by Borodin?
A
Igor
B
Boris
C
Dmitri
D
Alexei
Question 12 Explanation: 
Igor
Question 13
In 1956, a major uprising in Hungary was put down by forces from where?
A
Germany
B
USA
C
NATO
D
USSR
Question 13 Explanation: 
USSR
Question 14
Which country has the longest straight stretch of railway line?
A
Australia
B
Russia
C
Canada
D
USA
Question 14 Explanation: 
Australia
Question 15
What sport is played with a cue on a board or table 6 to 10 feet by 2 to 3 feet, with nine holes numbered 1 to 9, and usually 1 black, 4 white and 4 red balls?
A
Billiards
B
Bagatelle
C
Snooker
D
Texas Hold 'em
Question 15 Explanation: 
Bagatelle
Question 16
What is the name for the measurement and description of navigable waters necessary for safe navigation of vessels?
A
Mal de mer
B
Oceanography
C
Bathygraphy
D
Hydrography
Question 16 Explanation: 
Hydrography
There are 16 questions to complete.

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