General knowledge quiz 1235

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
According to legend, what did Alexander the Great cut with his sword after an oracle said that the person who released it would be master of Asia?
A
Gordian knot
B
The neck of the Minotaur, removing its head
C
The string around Pandora's box
D
The leash holding the Gorgon
Question 1 Explanation: 
Gordian knot
Question 2
Which of these is associated with Dijon, France?
A
Cheese
B
Mustard
C
Vinegar
D
Pepper
Question 2 Explanation: 
Mustard
Question 3
The first Asian Games were held in 1951 at
A
New Delhi, India
B
Manila, Philippines
C
Tokyo, Japan
D
Jakarata, Indonesia
Question 4
Theoretically, what is the minimum number of strokes with which a tennis player can win a set?
A
48
B
24
C
36
D
12
Question 4 Explanation: 
12
Question 5
What invention was first installed at a Hartford, Connecticut bank in 1889?
A
Automatic teller machine
B
Time-lock safe
C
Burglar alarm
D
Pay telephone
Question 5 Explanation: 
William Gray, inventor of the pay telephone, also invented the inflatable chest protector worn by baseball umpires and catchers.
Question 6
What was the fate of Vidkun Quisling, a Norwegian who helped Germany to invade and conquer Norway in 1940?
A
He was assassinated outside his house
B
He was convicted of treason and shot
C
He was drowned in his bath by British agents
D
He was accidentally killed in the invasion
Question 6 Explanation: 
He was convicted of treason and shot
Question 7
Who is cartoon character "The Phantom" married to?
A
Diana Dors
B
Diana Prince
C
Diana Spencer
D
Diana Palmer
Question 7 Explanation: 
Diana Palmer
Question 8
GST deal with which of the following?
A
Direct taxes
B
Indirect taxes
C
State level taxes
D
Central level taxes
Question 8 Explanation: 
Indirect taxes:GST is one indirect tax for the whole nation, which will make one unified common market.
Question 9
Who featured on the 2006 UK #1 single "Thunder in My Heart Again" by Meck SP?
A
Billy Ray Cyrus
B
Leo Sayer
C
David Essex
D
Ringo Starr
Question 9 Explanation: 
Leo Sayer
Question 10
Who scored the most goals in the 2012/13 English Premier League season?
A
Demba Ba
B
Robin van Persie
C
Michu
D
Shinji Kagawa
Question 10 Explanation: 
Robin van Persie
Question 11
The Reliance Cup is associated with
A
sea plane race (England)
B
world badminton (women)
C
badminton
D
cricket
Question 12
When was the year of the Great Stink in London, UK, which gave the final impetus to provide funding to design and install London's sewage system?
A
1858
B
1667
C
1915
D
1710
Question 12 Explanation: 
1858
Question 13
What was the only single by ABBA to reach number 1 on the US "Billboard" charts?
A
The Winner Takes It All
B
Waterloo
C
Take a Chance on Me
D
Dancing Queen
Question 13 Explanation: 
Dancing Queen
Question 14
Which of these describes tuberculosis?
A
The result of trauma or infection of a joint, or age
B
An infectious disease caused by a micro-organism
C
A neurological disorder that affects the cells that control voluntary muscle activity
D
Bone fracture caused by lateral impact
Question 14 Explanation: 
An infectious disease caused by a micro-organism
Question 15
The number of a topographic map is 47A/16/NW. Its scale must be
A
1:250, 000
B
1:100, 000
C
1:50, 000
D
1:25, 000
Question 16
What is an inflamed swelling on the skin?
A
Roast
B
Bake
C
Boil
D
Simmer
Question 16 Explanation: 
Boil
There are 16 questions to complete.

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