General knowledge quiz 1217

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What is the name for an Australian Aboriginal spear-throwing device used to increase the power of a throw?
A
Woomera
B
Boomerang
C
Billabong
D
Coolibah
Question 1 Explanation: 
Woomera
Question 2
Who was backed by the Dakotas?
A
The Everly Brothers
B
Cliff Richard
C
Bobby Rydell
D
Billy J Kramer
Question 2 Explanation: 
Billy J Kramer
Question 3
Which was the last of these Star Wars films to be released?
A
The Phantom Menace
B
The Empire Strikes Back
C
Return of the Jedi
D
A New Hope
Question 3 Explanation: 
The Phantom Menace
Question 4
Betsy Ross was a figure in the history of the USA in what century?
A
19th
B
18th
C
20th
D
17th
Question 4 Explanation: 
18th
Question 5
Which of Britain's Labour Prime Ministers was in office for the shortest continuous period?
A
Ramsay MacDonald
B
James Callaghan
C
Harold Wilson
D
Clement Attlee
Question 5 Explanation: 
Ramsay MacDonald
Question 6
Where is the city of Basrah?
A
Syria
B
Iraq
C
Iran
D
Egypt
Question 6 Explanation: 
Iraq
Question 7
IDA stands for
A
Indian Development Agency
B
International Development Agency
C
Industrial Development Analyses
D
None of the above
Question 8
What country would you get to first if you went due East from the port of Bari, Italy?
A
Albania
B
Greece
C
Yugoslavia
D
Turkey
Question 8 Explanation: 
Albania
Question 9
In 2011 the capture and killing of Muammar Muhammad Abu Minyar al-Gaddafi changed the political landscape in which country?
A
Egypt
B
Tunisia
C
Algeria
D
Libya
Question 9 Explanation: 
Libya
Question 10
Rawatbhata Atomic Power Station is located in..........
A
Tamilnadu
B
Karnataka
C
Rajasthan
D
Maharashtra
Question 10 Explanation: 
Rajasthan:Rawatbhata Atomic Power Station is located at Rawatbhata of the state Rajasthan and is also known as Rawatbhata Atomic Power Station. Rajasthan Atomic Power station (RAPS) construction was started in year 1963 and the plant started operation from year 1973.
Question 11
Which is known as Kalinga?
A
Maharshtra
B
Haryana
C
Gujarat
D
Odisha
Question 11 Explanation: 
Odisha:Kalinga was an early republic in central East India that comprised almost whole Odishaand also some parts of Andhra Pradesh and Chattisgarh
Question 12
What is a titfer?
A
Hat
B
Small green-headed British bird
C
Plain scarf
D
Hoop used in croquet
Question 12 Explanation: 
Hat
Question 13
Jessica was the daughter of which of these characters?
A
Romeo
B
King Lear
C
Shylock
D
Macbeth
Question 13 Explanation: 
Shylock
Question 14
What is a word game where paragraphs are written in which a particular letter or group of letters is omitted?
A
Lipogram
B
Tangram
C
Pangram
D
Anagram
Question 14 Explanation: 
Lipogram
Question 15
With which field is Enrico Fermi associated?
A
Architecture
B
Motor racing
C
Nuclear physics
D
Golf
Question 15 Explanation: 
Nuclear physics
Question 16
What was the Seiz Breur in Brittany?
A
A circle of standing stones destroyed in WW II
B
A network of artists
C
A pre-WW I motor racing circuit
D
The predecessor of the wine cave, Cave Au Vin du Soleil
Question 16 Explanation: 
A network of artists
There are 16 questions to complete.

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