One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers
At which Olympic Games were there new events including BMX (men and women), swimming marathon (10 km), and for the first time, women competed in the steeplechase and some team fencing events?
Question 1 Explanation:
What made the first voyage around the world by air in 1929?
Spirit of St. Louis
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Which of these mountains is in Australia?
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Thomas Beckett was murdered in which English Cathedral?
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What nut is used in making marzipan, nougat, and amaretti?
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..........is the continental boundary between Europe and Asia, and separates Asian Turkey from European Turkey
Strait of Gibralter
Question 6 Explanation:
Bosphorus Strait:Bosphorus Strait is the continental boundary between Europe and Asia, and separates Asian Turkey from European Turkey
Which of these buildings is in Chicago?
Sathorn's Robot Building
Question 7 Explanation:
During World War II, what was the name given to deliberately created simulations of burning towns that were constructed in Britain to decoy German night bombers away from bombing real towns?
Question 8 Explanation:
What African-American inventor received 5 patents in the field of shoemaking?
Jan Ernst Matzeliger
Question 9 Explanation:
Matzeliger never benefited financially from his inventions. He died in 1889 at the age of 37 from tuberculosis.
What is the capital of Colombia?
Which country has joined with India to conduct first joint tiger count through camera tapping?
Question 11 Explanation:
On 2nd October 2017, Nepal and India planned to conduct a joint head count of tigers in Nepal and areas in India adjoining Nepal using same technology. Use of same technology reduces the chance of counting the same tiger again. The counting starts from second week of November 2017.
In 330 AD, Constantine the Great, Emperor of Rome, moved the capital from Rome to where?
Question 12 Explanation:
..........is the first woman to win the Miss Universe contest in 1994
Reita Faria Powell
Question 13 Explanation:
Sushmita Sen:Sushmita Sen of India crowned by Dayanara Torres of Puerto Rico. This is the first time India won the pageant in 1994
In 1970, where did the authorities attempt to dispose of the rotting carcass of a beached sperm whale with explosives, which threw guts and chunks of whale flesh over 800 ft (up to 250 m) away?
Santa Barbara, California
Miami Beach, Florida
Near Florence, Oregon
Gulf of Mexico, near New Orleans
Question 14 Explanation:
Near Florence, Oregon
The 4 main divisions of a symphony orchestra do not include which of these?
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J.P.R. Williams played rugby union for which country between 1969 and 1981?
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