General knowledge quiz 1250

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
By the time of Julius Caesar a century, which was the body commanded in the first instance by a centurion in the Roman army, consisted of how many soldiers?
A
100
B
About 80
C
Between 100 and 110
D
Between 90 and 100
Question 1 Explanation: 
About 80
Question 2
Easter Island belongs to which country?
A
Chile
B
Argentina
C
USA
D
Mexico
Question 2 Explanation: 
Chile
Question 3
Where is the world's longest toughest horse race of over 1000 km in the footsteps of Genghis Khan?
A
Mongolia
B
Australia
C
Thailand
D
Sri Lanka
Question 3 Explanation: 
Mongolia
Question 4
Amnesty International has its headquarters at
A
Berlin
B
New York
C
Washington
D
London
Question 5
Possession of what was made illegal in California, the first part of the USA to do so, on 6 October 1966?
A
Marijuana
B
LSD
C
Records by Mel Torme
D
Handguns
Question 5 Explanation: 
LSD
Question 6
Which of these was an American author, known for the extravagant lifestyle that he lived in the 1920s with his wife Zelda?
A
F Scott Fitzgerald
B
Ernest Hemingway
C
John Steinbeck
D
Tom Wolfe
Question 6 Explanation: 
F Scott Fitzgerald
Question 7
'Deekshabhoomi' is a sacred place associated with which leader?
A
Indira Gandhi
B
Dr. Ambedkar
C
Mahatma Gandhi
D
Rajiv Gandhi
Question 7 Explanation: 
Dr. Ambedkar
Question 8
Film actor Russell Crowe was born in which country?
A
England
B
New Zealand
C
South Africa
D
Australia
Question 8 Explanation: 
New Zealand
Question 9
Ravi Kumar belongs to which field?
A
Hockey
B
Football
C
Weightlifting
D
Shooting
Question 9 Explanation: 
Shooting
Question 10
Who appeared on the first postage stamp?
A
Edward VIII
B
Henry VIII
C
Victoria
D
James II
Question 10 Explanation: 
Victoria
Question 11
Which is the country closest to Haiti?
A
Bahamas
B
Dominica
C
Dominican Republic
D
Trinidad and Tobago
Question 11 Explanation: 
Dominican Republic
Question 12
The Atacama Desert is closest to which ocean or sea?
A
Indian Ocean
B
Atlantic Ocean
C
Pacific Ocean
D
Caribbean Sea
Question 12 Explanation: 
Pacific Ocean
Question 13
Which of these countries would you go to, to stand on a bank of the Danube River?
A
Georgia
B
Portugal
C
England
D
Hungary
Question 13 Explanation: 
Hungary
Question 14
In central and northern Italy, the Guelphs, who supported the Pope, and Ghibellines, who supported the Holy Roman Emperor, became a metaphor for rivalry between individual families and cities. When was this?
A
9th and 10th centuries
B
17th and 18th centuries
C
10th and 11th centuries
D
12th and 13th centuries
Question 14 Explanation: 
12th and 13th centuries
Question 15
The Almatti Dam is a hydroelectric project on the..........River
A
Tungabhadra
B
Kaveri
C
Krishna
D
Bhadra
Question 16
What sort of game is "The Sims"?
A
Exploration
B
Life simulation
C
Arcade
D
First person shooter
Question 16 Explanation: 
Life simulation
There are 16 questions to complete.

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