General knowledge quiz 1213

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What does "popliteal" refer to?
A
Centre of the poppy flower
B
Volcanic formations in the southern Andes
C
Structures at the back of the human knee
D
Population statistics
Question 1 Explanation: 
Structures at the back of the human knee
Question 2
Who was sent by the African Association in 1795 to find the source of the River Niger?
A
James Cook
B
David Livingstone
C
Mungo Park
D
Francis Drake
Question 2 Explanation: 
Mungo Park
Question 3
The first Roller Hockey World Cup was held in 1936 in Germany and the second in 1939 in Switzerland, but why were there no further World Cups until 1947?
A
Disagreement about a suitable venue
B
A world-wide shortage of skates
C
The events of World War II
D
The Cup had disappeared
Question 3 Explanation: 
The events of World War II
Question 4
Which of the following places is famous for Chikankari work, which is a traditional art of embroidery?
A
Lucknow
B
Hyderabad
C
Jaipur
D
Mysore
Question 4 Explanation: 
Lucknow, in Uttar Pradesh (India), is the centre of chikankari, a skill of more than 200 years old. It literally means 'embroidery'. It was originally done with a white thread on a white cloth, hence the name 'white embroidery'. Now, it is done on a variety of fabrics and in a spectrum of colours.
Question 5
Wood is the main raw material for the manufacture of
A
paint
B
paper
C
ink
D
gun powder
Question 6
Who was the star of the films "Saturday Night And Sunday Morning", "Tom Jones" and "Two For The Road"?
A
Dirk Bogarde
B
Michael Caine
C
Peter O'Toole
D
Albert Finney
Question 6 Explanation: 
Albert Finney
Question 7
A billion in short scale is 1 followed by 9 zeroes. What is it in long scale?
A
1 followed by 12 zeroes
B
1 followed by 10 zeroes
C
1 followed by 18 zeroes
D
1 followed by 9 zeroes
Question 7 Explanation: 
1 followed by 12 zeroes
Question 8
Which of the following is located in Indonesia?
A
Bingham Canyon mine
B
Grasberg mine
C
Goldstrike mine
D
Csnnington mine
Question 8 Explanation: 
Grasberg mine:The Grasberg Mine is the largest gold mine and the third largest copper mine in the world. It is located in the province of Papua in Indonesia
Question 9
Which musical term means "sustained", and occasionally also implies "a slowing of tempo"?
A
Fugato
B
Dolce
C
Sostenuto
D
Lento
Question 9 Explanation: 
Sostenuto
Question 10
Which US TV series is set in the Princeton-Plainsboro Teaching Hospital?
A
Days Of Our Lives
B
Emergency
C
Hospital
D
House
Question 10 Explanation: 
House
Question 11
Which of the following is used as the logo of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)?
A
Deer
B
Panda
C
Camel
D
Lion
Question 12
What is a "jenny"?
A
Male rabbit
B
Small giraffe
C
Young swan
D
Female donkey
Question 12 Explanation: 
Female donkey
Question 13
Who wrote the song with which the Rolling Stones had their first top 20 hit in the UK?
A
Smokey Robinson
B
John Lennon & Paul McCartney
C
Berry Gordy
D
Mick Jagger & Keith Richards
Question 13 Explanation: 
John Lennon & Paul McCartney
Question 14
The previous name of New York City is
A
New Amstrong
B
New Amsterdam
C
New Town
D
New City
Question 14 Explanation: 
New Amsterdam:In June 1665, New Amsterdam was reincorporated under English law as New York City, named after the Duke of York (later King James II).
Question 15
What is the next in this series:Liesl, Friedrich, Louisa, Kurt, Brigitta, Marta, and...?
A
Maria
B
Hans
C
Gretl
D
Franz
Question 15 Explanation: 
Gretl
Question 16
The Straits of Florida go between the Gulf of Mexico and where?
A
North Sea
B
Pacific Ocean
C
Atlantic Ocean
D
Panama Canal
Question 16 Explanation: 
Atlantic Ocean
There are 16 questions to complete.

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