General knowledge quiz 1248

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Where was the first international cyclo-cross championship race in 1924 held?
A
New York, USA
B
Birmingham, UK
C
Toronto, Canada
D
Paris, France
Question 1 Explanation: 
Paris, France
Question 2
In the books by the Rev. W. V. Awdry and the UK TV series first broadcast in 1984 with Ringo Starr as storyteller, how many wheels does Thomas the Tank Engine have?
A
10
B
4
C
8
D
6
Question 2 Explanation: 
6
Question 3
The known authorized capital of GSTN is..........
A
1 Crore
B
5 Crore
C
10 Crore
D
20 Crore
Question 4
In the musical "West Side Story", where have about half of the characters (including "Maria" and her family) emigrated from?
A
Philippines
B
Puerto Rico
C
Bermuda
D
California
Question 4 Explanation: 
Puerto Rico
Question 5
Which of the following lines divide North and South Vietnam?
A
16 Parallel North
B
17th Parallel Line
C
20 Parallel North
D
22 Parallel North
Question 5 Explanation: 
17th Parallel Line
Question 6
Which British television series, presented by a wine writer and a co-presenter of a programme for car enthusiasts, tours around the UK sampling locally-made alcohol?
A
Which AA Were You Wanting, Sir?
B
Oz & James Drink to Britain
C
Antiques Roadshow
D
Mucking In
Question 6 Explanation: 
Oz & James Drink to Britain
Question 7
The National Emblem was adopted by Government of India on
A
January 26, 1950
B
August 15, 1947
C
August 2, 1950
D
July 12, 1947
Question 8
Which cricketer captained England to a record 54 test matches in 2001?
A
Mike Atherton
B
Graham Gooch
C
David Gower
D
Alec Stewart
Question 8 Explanation: 
Mike Atherton
Question 9
What is the term for the conversion of a solid directly into a vapour by applying heat?
A
Distillation
B
Evaporation
C
Sublimation
D
Expiration
Question 9 Explanation: 
Sublimation
Question 10
The symptoms for which poisoning include violent stomach pains, retching, excessive saliva production, vomiting, a sense of dryness and tightness in the throat, thirst, hoarseness, difficulty of speech, diarrhea, clammy sweats and delirium?
A
Arsenic
B
Cyanide
C
Strychnine
D
Carbon monoxide
Question 10 Explanation: 
Arsenic
Question 11
Which musical, with music and lyrics by Frank Loesser and book by Jo Swerling & Abe Burrows, is based on two short stories by Damon Runyon ("The Idyll of Miss Sarah Brown" and "Blood Pressure")?
A
Guys and Dolls
B
Kismet
C
The Pajama Game
D
Damn Yankees
Question 11 Explanation: 
Guys and Dolls
Question 12
The stars Betelgeuse, Rigel, Bellatrix, Mintaka, Alnilam, Mintaka, Alnitak, Alnitak and Saiph are found in which constellation?
A
Orion
B
Pisces
C
Cancer
D
Canis Major
Question 12 Explanation: 
Orion
Question 13
Where did Yuvraj Singh make his ODI debut?
A
Nairobi, Kenya
B
Mumbai, India
C
London, England
D
Lahore, Pakistan
Question 13 Explanation: 
That was the ICC knockout in 2000/01 in the first preliminary quarterfinal match against Kenya on October 3, 2000. Yuvraj did not bat in the match. India won the match by 8 wickets.
Question 14
Vidya Pillai associated with which sport?
A
Table Tennis
B
Snooker
C
Weighlifting
D
Long Jump
Question 14 Explanation: 
Snooker:Vidya Pillai is an Indian professional player of snooker. Vidya Pillai grew up in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
Question 15
..........spins on its axis at the fastest rate
A
Pluto
B
Jupiter
C
Mars
D
Mercury
Question 15 Explanation: 
Jupiter:Jupiter spins faster than any other planet, taking a little under 10 hours to complete a turn on its axis, compared with 24 hours for Earth
Question 16
Which Shakespearean play is the basis for films directed by Orson Welles in 1948, Roman Polanski (1971), Geoffrey Wright (2006), Akira Kurosawa (1958), Billy Morrissette (2001), and Vishal Bharadwaj (2004)?
A
Romeo and Juliet
B
Macbeth
C
Hamlet
D
Much Ado About Nothing
Question 16 Explanation: 
Macbeth
There are 16 questions to complete.

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