General knowledge quiz 1230

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What was named after American frontiersman James Bowie?
A
Type of formal neckwear
B
Species of rose
C
Knife
D
Bucket
Question 1 Explanation: 
Knife
Question 2
Hazards created or used to challenge a golfer near the green where the ball needs to be sunk are bunkers (usually filled with sand), water such as lakes or rivers, and which else?
A
Dense vegetation and/or rough grass
B
Bleachers for the audience to sit on
C
Tethered helium balloons
D
Patches of concrete paving
Question 2 Explanation: 
Dense vegetation and/or rough grass
Question 3
Traditionally, in rugby, what number appears on the jersey of the fullback?
A
9
B
1
C
8
D
15
Question 3 Explanation: 
15
Question 4
Which physicist wrote "A Brief History of Time"?
A
Isaac Asimov
B
Lord Rutherford
C
Stephen Hawking
D
Patrick Moore
Question 4 Explanation: 
Stephen Hawking
Question 5
What is the name of a game played with rope rings that are caught and thrown by the players on a court similar to a tennis court?
A
Deck badminton
B
Rope badminton
C
Deck tennis
D
Deck quoits
Question 5 Explanation: 
Deck quoits
Question 6
What occasioned the death of Mumtaz Mahal in 1631, at the age of 37?
A
A heart attack while dancing for her husband
B
Poison administered by other wives in the harem
C
Fall from horseback while hunting with her husband
D
Childbirth, while accompanying her husband in a military campaign
Question 6 Explanation: 
Childbirth, while accompanying her husband in a military campaign
Question 7
Milano is also known as..........
A
Fashion Capital of the World
B
Angry Capital of the World
C
Food Capital of the World
D
Garden City of the World
Question 7 Explanation: 
Fashion Capital of the World:The Italian city of Milan is recognised internationally as one of the world's most important fashion capitals, along with Paris, New York and London.
Question 8
Barnawapara Wildlife Sanctuary is located in..........
A
Karnataka
B
Nagaland
C
Rajasthan
D
Chhattisgarh
Question 9
What was the Watergate building that was the subject of a US political scandal that began in 1972?
A
Hospital
B
Bank
C
Office building
D
Hotel
Question 9 Explanation: 
Office building
Question 10
The initials "FDC" are connected with what activity?
A
Philately
B
Model railroading
C
Basketball
D
Chess
Question 10 Explanation: 
Philately
Question 11
Which of the following is nickname of Cochin?
A
Queen of Arabian Sea
B
Heaven of India
C
Soya Region
D
City of Nawabs
Question 11 Explanation: 
Queen of Arabian Sea:Cochin is Known as the Queen of the Arabian Sea, Kochi was an important spice trading centre on the west coast of India from the 14th century. Occupied by the Portuguese in 1503, Kochi was the first of the European colonies in colonial India.
Question 12
Which is the strait between mainland Australia and Tasmania?
A
Bass Strait
B
Torres Strait
C
Endeavour Strait
D
Clarence Strait
Question 12 Explanation: 
Bass Strait
Question 13
Purbi is the dance form of..........
A
Puducherry
B
Dadra & Nagar Veli
C
UttarPradesh
D
Bihar
Question 13 Explanation: 
Bihar
Question 14
Who was instrumental in 1996 in bringing world attention to Dunblane Primary School?
A
Thomas Hamilton
B
Michael Robert Ryan
C
Robert Sartin
D
Derrick Bird
Question 14 Explanation: 
Thomas Hamilton
Question 15
Who is the next in this series:John L. Sullivan, James J. Corbett, Bob Fitzsimmons, James J. Jeffries, Marvin Hart, ...?
A
Joe Louis
B
Jack Johnson
C
Tommy Burns
D
James J. Braddock
Question 15 Explanation: 
Tommy Burns
Question 16
Which of these cities is furthest from Tokyo?
A
Seoul
B
Darwin
C
Glasgow
D
Beijing
Question 16 Explanation: 
Glasgow
There are 16 questions to complete.

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