General knowledge quiz 1236

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which game that contained many D&D features and references, including a computer controlled dungeon master, created in 1975 by Will Crowther on a DEC PDP-10 computer, the first widely used adventure game, was significantly expanded in 1976 by Don Woods, that inspired a group of students at MIT to write a game called Zork in the summer of 1977 for the PDP-10 minicomputer which became quite popular on the ARPANET?
A
MUD
B
Adventure
C
Battleships
D
The Temple of Doom
Question 1 Explanation: 
Adventure
Question 2
Which of the following is concerned with the study of characteristics, origin and development of land forms?
A
Ecology
B
Geography
C
Geology
D
Geomorphology
Question 3
DUsseldorf is a major city in which country?
A
Austria
B
Hungary
C
Germany
D
Iraq
Question 3 Explanation: 
Germany
Question 4
Which of these was a nickname for Elizabeth I?
A
Speedos
B
Gloriana
C
Ellie the Great
D
Liza with a "Z"
Question 4 Explanation: 
Gloriana
Question 5
Photophobia is
A
a disease cause by too much sunlight
B
abnormal intolerance of light
C
the adjustment of the eye for light
D
the ability to perceive light
Question 6
What is another name for a hippocampus?
A
Coliseum
B
Stables
C
Zoological garden
D
Sea horse
Question 6 Explanation: 
Sea horse
Question 7
The 13th International Permaculture Convergence (IPC) is scheduled to be held in
A
Hyderabad
B
Mumbai
C
New Delhi
D
Varanasi
Question 7 Explanation: 
Hyderabad
Question 8
Areas on the Canadian eastern coast share their name with two breeds of dog, Newfoundland and which other?
A
Devon
B
Prince Edward
C
Cumberland
D
Labrador
Question 8 Explanation: 
Labrador
Question 9
Which of these is a sequel, written by Susan Hill, to Daphne du Maurier's "Rebecca"?
A
Mrs Winter
B
Northanger Abbey
C
Little Dorrit
D
Gone With the Wind
Question 9 Explanation: 
Mrs Winter
Question 10
Where was the supposedly golden land of El Dorado?
A
Europe
B
Asia
C
South America
D
Africa
Question 10 Explanation: 
South America
Question 11
Which construction, designed by Finnish-American architect Eero Saarinen and structural engineer Hannskarl Bandel in 1947, that stands 630 feet (192 m) tall and is 630 feet (192 m) wide at its base, is called "the tallest monument in the USA"?
A
Lincoln Memorial, Washington DC
B
Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles
C
The Gateway Arch, in St. Louis, Missouri,
D
The Korean War Veterans Memorial, Washington DC
Question 11 Explanation: 
The Gateway Arch, in St. Louis, Missouri,
Question 12
Which of these is the nearest to the usual definition of ghost personnel?
A
Past personnel whose effect is still felt
B
Personnel recorded as being on the role but which do not actually exist
C
Machines performing tasks which were formerly performed by people
D
Personnel whose effectiveness depends on being undetected
Question 12 Explanation: 
Personnel recorded as being on the role but which do not actually exist
Question 13
The two mountain ranges which end the Cordillera Oriental, the Sierra de Perija and the Cordillera de Merida, are on either side of what?
A
The city of Bogota
B
Lake Maracaibo
C
The city of Medellin
D
The Port of Spain
Question 13 Explanation: 
Lake Maracaibo
Question 14
John F. Kennedy was
A
one the most popular Presidents of USA
B
the first Roman Catholic President
C
writer of Why England slept and Profile in Courage
D
All the above
Question 15
The India International Centre is a well known non-official organisation situated in
A
New Delhi
B
Kolkata
C
Mumbai
D
Bangalore
Question 15 Explanation: 
New Delhi
Question 16
What is the third largest port of Belgium, accessed by a canal 200 metres (660 feet) wide and 32 kilometres (20 miles) long, which ends near the Dutch port of Terneuzen?
A
Liege
B
Charleroi
C
Ghent
D
Kortrijk
Question 16 Explanation: 
Ghent
There are 16 questions to complete.

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