General knowledge quiz 1223

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
In which of these places is there not a Mount Olympus?
A
Mars
B
Greece
C
Cyprus
D
Turkey
Question 1 Explanation: 
Turkey
Question 2
These are the last lines of which play:STANLEY:Now honey. Now love. Now now love. Now, now love. Now, love... STEVE:This game is seven-card stud.
A
"A Streetcar Named Desire" by Tennessee Williams
B
"An Inspector Calls" by J B Priestley
C
"Daisy Pulls It Off" by Denise Deegan
D
"The Crucible" by Arthur Miller
Question 2 Explanation: 
"A Streetcar Named Desire" by Tennessee Williams
Question 3
How many faces are there on a cube?
A
6
B
8
C
4
D
10
Question 3 Explanation: 
6
Question 4
The first electric what were installed in 1914 in Ohio, USA?
A
Traffic lights
B
Civil Defence sirens
C
Fire alarms
D
Washing machines
Question 4 Explanation: 
Traffic lights
Question 5
..........is the holy book of Buddhism
A
Upangas
B
Kalpa Sutras
C
Nayavada
D
Tripitak
Question 5 Explanation: 
Tripitak:Tripitaka is a Sanskrit word meaning Three Baskets. It is the traditional term used to describe the Buddhist scriptures
Question 6
The Salt March, one of the first and most powerful movements led by Mohandas Gandhi in the struggle for independence for India from Britain, started in Dandi on what date?
A
4 May 1930
B
26 January 1930
C
12 March 1930
D
5 April 1930
Question 6 Explanation: 
12 March 1930
Question 7
The richest source of vitamin D is..........
A
Almond
B
Milk
C
Cod liver oil
D
Apple
Question 7 Explanation: 
Cod liver oil:Cod liver oil is a nutritional supplement derived from liver of cod fish. As with most fish oils, it has high levels of the Vitamin D, omega-3 fatty acids, eicosapentaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic acid
Question 8
The Drake Equation calculates the potential number of what?
A
Extraterrestrial civilizations in the Milky Way
B
Fish in any defined area of ocean
C
Safe harbours on any section of sea
D
Species of animals in the world
Question 8 Explanation: 
Extraterrestrial civilizations in the Milky Way
Question 9
What did Sir Francis Drake's ship, the Golden Hind, achieve from 1577 to 1580?
A
Circumnavigated the globe
B
Reached Australia
C
A refit in dock
D
Brought a panda back from China
Question 9 Explanation: 
Circumnavigated the globe
Question 10
How did Rio de Janeiro get its name?
A
The bay where the town was later built was discovered by Portuguese on 1 January.
B
The first European explorer who sailed the river was called Janeiro
C
In honour of the wife of the first European explorer in the area
D
It was the name of the ship which first anchored in the area
Question 10 Explanation: 
The bay where the town was later built was discovered by Portuguese on 1 January.
Question 11
Which city was founded in 1624 as a commercial trading post by the Dutch, who called it New Amsterdam, and was a nation's capital from 1785 until 1790?
A
New York
B
Boston
C
Philadelphia
D
Richmond
Question 11 Explanation: 
New York
Question 12
If you flew due west from Libreville, capital of the Gabon, where would you first make landfall?
A
Sydney, Australia
B
The mouth of the Amazon River
C
South Somalia
D
Borneo
Question 12 Explanation: 
The mouth of the Amazon River
Question 13
Which of these is a Welsh retired soccer star who made a career in film with his debut in "Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrrels"?
A
David Beckham
B
Vinnie Jones
C
David Seaman
D
Ronaldinho
Question 13 Explanation: 
Vinnie Jones
Question 14
Which dance is the popular folk dance of Bihar?
A
Bihu
B
Dasi Attam
C
Chau
D
Bidesia
Question 14 Explanation: 
Bidesia:Bidesia dance is the most popular folk dance of Bihar.
Question 15
Which of these is a famous phrase from the film "Casablanca"?
A
I'll be back
B
Go ahead, make my day
C
Round up the usual suspects
D
We're not worthy
Question 15 Explanation: 
Round up the usual suspects
Question 16
Where is Wrangel Island Reserve?
A
Above the Arctic Circle, Russia
B
Northern Pacific Ocean
C
Mediterranean Sea
D
Scotland
Question 16 Explanation: 
Above the Arctic Circle, Russia
There are 16 questions to complete.

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