General knowledge quiz 121

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The world's largest artificial sun was set up by which country?
A
USA
B
Morocco
C
Russia
D
Germany
Question 1 Explanation: 
Germany:German scientists are switching on ''the world's largest artificial sun'' in the hope that intense light sources can be used to generate climate-friendly fuel. The Synlight experiment in Julich, about 19 miles west of Cologne, consists 149 souped-up film projector spotlights and produces light about 10, 000 times the intensity of natural sunlight on Earth.
Question 2
A Shiite terrorist group founded by Masan Sabbah in 1090 dedicated to the murder of enemy leaders led to which word in the English language?
A
Guerilla
B
Coup
C
Rebel
D
Assassin
Question 2 Explanation: 
Assassin
Question 3
Which of the following are the members of SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation)?
A
Bhutan, Bangladesh, India and Pakistan
B
Bhutan, Bangladesh, the Maldives, Nepal, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Sri Lanka
C
Afghanistan, Pakistan, Thailand, Indonesia, Nepal and Sri Lanka
D
None of the above
Question 4
What is the name of oldest aircraft carrier was accorded a grand send-off from the port city in Kochi in October 2016, after over five decades of its service to the Navy?
A
INS Vikrant
B
INS Chakra
C
INS Arihant
D
INS Viraat
Question 4 Explanation: 
INS Viraat, the world's oldest aircraft carrier, was accorded a grand send-off from the port city in Kochi, after over five decades of its service to the Navy. The ship, which underwent a withdrawing refit, is being towed back by three tugs to Mumbai for the decommissioning ceremony, was reported by a Navy official. Viraat is expected to be decommissioned by end of this year, after 55 years of service, including 27 years with the Royal Navy (British Navy).
Question 5
What was the parent planet of the creatures devised by a co-founder of The Goons and released for children's TV in the UK in 1954
A
Z
B
Womble
C
Bumble
D
Sloboda
Question 5 Explanation: 
Bumble
Question 6
To whom anong these would Henry V, as he appears in William Shakespeare's play of the same name, have been able to talk in the period leading up to the play?
A
Falstaff
B
Ophelia
C
Oberon
D
Iago
Question 6 Explanation: 
Falstaff
Question 7
The John F. Kennedy International Airport is located in what American city?
A
Los Angeles
B
New York
C
Chicago
D
Las Vegas
Question 7 Explanation: 
New York
Question 8
According to the nursery rhyme, whose lamb followed her to school?
A
Margaret
B
Mary
C
The maid
D
The Red Queen
Question 8 Explanation: 
Mary
Question 9
In which country is the Nubian Desert?
A
Sudan
B
Egypt
C
Mali
D
Niger
Question 9 Explanation: 
Sudan
Question 10
What genre is the UK TV series "8 Out Of 10 Cats"?
A
Wildlife
B
Veterinary advice
C
Comedy panel game
D
Sitcom
Question 10 Explanation: 
Comedy panel game
Question 11
Nicholas II was the last Emperor of which country until he abdicated following the February Revolution of 1917?
A
Italy
B
Mexico
C
Spain
D
Russia
Question 11 Explanation: 
Russia
Question 12
Who is known as the 'Grand Old Man of India'?
A
Surendranath Banerjee
B
Mahatham Gandhi
C
Dadabhai Naoroji
D
Gopal Krishna Gokhale
Question 12 Explanation: 
Dadabhai Naoroji:Dadabhai Naoroji, known as the Grand Old Man of India, was a Parsi intellectual, educator, cotton trader, and an early Indian political and social leader
Question 13
By what name is Gaius Julius Caesar Augustus Germanicus better known?
A
Octavian
B
Nero
C
Caligula
D
Decameron
Question 13 Explanation: 
Caligula
Question 14
Where are the ancient hill fortifications called Masada?
A
Southern Israel
B
Nevada, USA
C
Northern Egypt
D
Japan
Question 14 Explanation: 
Southern Israel
Question 15
Pingping, who died aged 21 in March 2010, was reputed to be what?
A
The longest living budgerigar
B
The last wild panda
C
The next Dalai Lama
D
The world's shortest man
Question 15 Explanation: 
The world's shortest man
Question 16
What is a transient psychological disorder encountered by some people visiting or vacationing in Paris, to which Japanese visitors are observed to be especially susceptible?
A
Clinical lycanthropy
B
Paris syndrome
C
Anorexia nervosa
D
New World Syndrome
Question 16 Explanation: 
Paris syndrome
There are 16 questions to complete.

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