General knowledge quiz 1207

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of these is a volcano in the Andes that usually has snow on its summit?
A
Cotopaxi
B
Titicaca
C
Andy
D
Venezuela
Question 1 Explanation: 
Cotopaxi
Question 2
Who is a unit of length (one hundred millionth of a centimetre), used to measure wavelenghts of light, named after?
A
Anders Angstrom
B
Isaac Newton
C
Henri Pascal
D
William Kelvin
Question 2 Explanation: 
Anders Angstrom
Question 3
In the USA in 1912, Theodore Roosevelt formed the Progressive Party when he lost the Republican nomination to William Howard Taft. What was the party also known as?
A
Bull Moose Party
B
Bull Donkey Party
C
Bull Elephant Party
D
Bull Bear Party
Question 3 Explanation: 
Bull Moose Party
Question 4
Where is the Sea of Tranquility?
A
Due west of Finland
B
Around the islands of Tonga
C
Near Salt Lake City, Utah
D
On the Moon
Question 4 Explanation: 
On the Moon
Question 5
Swachh Bharat Abhiyan was launched to eradicate open defecation by..........
A
2019
B
2020
C
2021
D
2022
Question 5 Explanation: 
2019
Question 6
Which animals have a bone known as a tarsometatarsus?
A
Ibex
B
Whales
C
Tuatara
D
Birds
Question 6 Explanation: 
Birds
Question 7
The Machu Pichu is the archaeological site located in
A
Ecuador
B
Bolivia
C
Peru
D
Chile
Question 7 Explanation: 
Peru:Machu Picchu is an Incan citadel set high in the Andes Mountains in Peru, above the Urubamba River valley. Built in the 15th century and later abandoned, it's renowned for its sophisticated dry-stone walls that fuse huge blocks without the use of mortar, intriguing buildings that play on astronomical alignments and panoramic views.
Question 8
Which of these is the part of an insect's body to which the legs are attached?
A
Head
B
Abdomen
C
Thorax
D
Pupa
Question 8 Explanation: 
Thorax
Question 9
How many islands are listed by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency as part of Chile?
A
550
B
Almost 1, 000
C
Over 2, 300
D
Over 1, 500
Question 9 Explanation: 
Over 2, 300
Question 10
Which of these breeds is most commonly used as a police dog?
A
Poodle
B
German shepherd
C
Chihuahua
D
Shihtzu
Question 10 Explanation: 
German shepherd
Question 11
What is the name of the sterling silver salver awarded to the Wimbledon Ladies' Singles champion?
A
Venus Rosewater Dish
B
Serena Lavendar Plate
C
Williams Rose Bowl
D
Cadbury Milk Tray
Question 11 Explanation: 
Venus Rosewater Dish
Question 12
If you sailed directly West from Bordeaux, France, which of these harbours would be your nearest landfall on the other side of the Atlantic?
A
New York
B
Montreal
C
Miami
D
Kingston, Jamaica
Question 12 Explanation: 
Montreal
Question 13
Which of the following is the parliament of Luxembourg?
A
Chamber of Deputies
B
National Assembly and Senate
C
National People's Assembly
D
Federal Assembly
Question 13 Explanation: 
Chamber of Deputies:The Chamber of Deputies abbreviated to the Chamber, is the unicameral national legislature of Luxembourg
Question 14
Aten, Ra, Amun and Ptah are what?
A
Computer languages
B
Egyptian gods
C
Man made fibres
D
Telephone companies
Question 14 Explanation: 
Egyptian gods
Question 15
Between 1180 and 1185 the Genpei War (or the Jisho-Juei War) was waged between which two forces?
A
Japan and Korea
B
Japan and China
C
The Emishi (or Ebisu) and Japanese Imperial forces
D
The Minamoto and the Taira clans
Question 15 Explanation: 
The Minamoto and the Taira clans
Question 16
Which of these was a world famous drug dealer?
A
Pablo Escobar
B
Felipe Calderon
C
Rudy Giuliani
D
El Cordobes
Question 16 Explanation: 
Pablo Escobar
There are 16 questions to complete.

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