General knowledge quiz 1253

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Turkey's National Sport of which one of the following?
A
Wrestling
B
Golf
C
Swimming
D
Cricket
Question 1 Explanation: 
Wrestling:Oil wrestling also called grease wrestling, is the Turkish national sport.
Question 2
Which was the first exchange in the country to provide a modern, fully automated screen-based electronic trading system?
A
BSE
B
NSE
C
CSE
D
ISE
Question 2 Explanation: 
NSE was the first exchange in the country to provide a modern, fully automated screen-based electronic trading system.
Question 3
What country co-hosted the Euro 2008 soccer competition with Switzerland?
A
Italy
B
Germany
C
Austria
D
France
Question 3 Explanation: 
Austria
Question 4
The de facto first Governor-General of India, Warren Hastings, was impeached (and acquitted), on his return to England in 1786, on what grounds?
A
Poor budgeting
B
Failing to return enough profit to the British Government
C
Misconduct, particularly mismanagement and personal corruption
D
Persistent and flagrant marital infidelities
Question 4 Explanation: 
Misconduct, particularly mismanagement and personal corruption
Question 5
Toward the end of 2000, in which sport was the diameter of the ball increased by 2mm to make it easier to be seen on television and thus make it more viable as a televised spectator sport?
A
Golf
B
Table tennis
C
Soccer
D
Baseball
Question 5 Explanation: 
Table tennis
Question 6
What is the aim of a game of chess?
A
To put the opponent's king in a posotion where he cannot avoid being taken
B
To move more pieces, and times, than the opponent
C
To put pieces in the most attractive configurations
D
To engage the opponent's pieces as often as possible
Question 6 Explanation: 
To put the opponent's king in a posotion where he cannot avoid being taken
Question 7
Which river, the longest in France, empties into the Atlantic at St. Nazaire?
A
Seine
B
Rhine
C
Rhone
D
Loire
Question 7 Explanation: 
Loire
Question 8
Roland, a military commander in the late 8th century in the army of Charlemagne, King of the Franks and Lombards and eventually Holy Roman Emperor, died at the Pass of Roncesvalles in the Pyrenees. According to Charlemagne's biography who killed him?
A
Angevins
B
Spanish Moors
C
Basques
D
His stepfather, Ganelon
Question 8 Explanation: 
Basques
Question 9
Which of these was not an ancient Egyptian god?
A
Isis
B
Osiris
C
Set
D
Osram
Question 9 Explanation: 
Osram
Question 10
..........Percentage of calcium in calcium carbonate
A
40%
B
35%
C
55%
D
60%
Question 10 Explanation: 
40%:In 1500mg Calcium carbonate contain 40% calcium
Question 11
Which of these does WCC 2012 not refer to?
A
World Chariot Championship 2012
B
World Curling Championship 2012
C
World Chess Championship 2012
D
World Constructors Championship 2012
Question 11 Explanation: 
World Chariot Championship 2012
Question 12
Karma is the dance form of which Indian State?
A
Mizoram
B
Uttarkhand
C
Jharkhand
D
Jammu & Kashmir
Question 12 Explanation: 
Jharkhand
Question 13
Brian O'Nolan wrote under a number of pseudonyms:Myles na gCopaleen, Brother Barnabas, George Knowall and which other?
A
Dermot Healy
B
Dylan Moran
C
Dermot Morgan
D
Flann O'Brien
Question 13 Explanation: 
Flann O'Brien
Question 14
Agatha Christie is famous for writing what type of book?
A
Cookery
B
Detective fiction
C
Travel
D
Romance
Question 14 Explanation: 
Detective fiction
Question 15
HPCA Stadium, is a picturesque cricket stadium located in..........
A
West Bengal
B
Himachal Pradesh
C
Maharashtra
D
Chhattisgrah
Question 15 Explanation: 
Himachal Pradesh
Question 16
The discovery of what Earth-like planet with the greatest potential for harbouring life found so far, was announced in late September 2010?
A
Gliese 581 e
B
Gliese 581 g
C
Gliese 581 f
D
Gliese 581 c
Question 16 Explanation: 
Gliese 581 g
There are 16 questions to complete.

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