General knowledge quiz 1254

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
John Turner, Brian Mulroney, Kim Campbell, Jean Chretien, Paul Martin and Stephen Harper figure in the political history of which country?
A
India
B
Australia
C
South Africa
D
Canada
Question 1 Explanation: 
Canada
Question 2
Who was the last sultan of Delhi?
A
Bahlol Lodhi
B
Sikandar Lodhi
C
Ibrahim Lodhi
D
Khizr Khan
Question 2 Explanation: 
Ibrahim Lodhi:Ibrahim Lodi became the Sultan of Delhi in 1517 after the death of his father Sikandar. He was the last ruler of the Lodi dynasty
Question 3
In Norse mythology what does Ratatosk do?
A
Makes the armour of the gods
B
Produces an endless supply of mead for warriors in Valhalla
C
Blows, as a wind, from the north
D
Fans bitter enmity between the eagle at the top of Yggdrasil and the dragon at one of the roots
Question 3 Explanation: 
Fans bitter enmity between the eagle at the top of Yggdrasil and the dragon at one of the roots
Question 4
What J. B. Dunlop invented?
A
Pneumatic rubber tire
B
Automobile wheel rim
C
Rubber boot
D
Model airplanes
Question 4 Explanation: 
John Boyd Dunlop, a veterinary surgeon, invented the pneumatic tyre in 1887.
Question 5
Which of these is a book by Dan Brown?
A
The Michelangelo Cipher
B
The Da Vinci Code
C
The Titian Enigma
D
The Rodin Riddle
Question 5 Explanation: 
The Da Vinci Code
Question 6
What was the name of the first British jet bomber built in 1949 by English Electric?
A
Lancaster
B
Spectre
C
Canberra
D
Harrier
Question 6 Explanation: 
Canberra
Question 7
Which of these is part of a car's transmission system?
A
Hard drive
B
Differential
C
Cavity magnetron
D
Receiver
Question 7 Explanation: 
Differential
Question 8
What does an angler try to catch?
A
Mumps
B
Englishmen
C
Fish
D
Geometric figures
Question 8 Explanation: 
Fish
Question 9
On 17 June 1994, what vehicle was O J Simpson driving in a slow-speed chase by police at 35 miles per hour (56 km/h)?
A
Ford Bronco
B
Maserati
C
A pedal car
D
Vespa
Question 9 Explanation: 
Ford Bronco
Question 10
The Deendayal Rasoi Yojana was launched by which state government?
A
Madhya Pradesh
B
Uttarakhand
C
Maharashtra
D
Rajasthan
Question 10 Explanation: 
Madhya Pradesh
Question 11
Which of these bands is led by two brothers?
A
Oasis
B
Roxy Music
C
The Pet Shop Boys
D
The Beatles
Question 11 Explanation: 
Oasis
Question 12
Alongside management of fish stocks what is a main reason for the Kingdom of Oman to restrict commercial fishing off its coasts?
A
To protect local traditional fishermen
B
To keep commercial fishing vessels away from its main tourist spots
C
Pressure from the USA
D
To protect whale and dolphin numbers
Question 12 Explanation: 
To protect whale and dolphin numbers
Question 13
Which of these musicals is set in Scotland?
A
Brigadoon
B
HMS Pinafore
C
Aspects of Love
D
Camelot
Question 13 Explanation: 
Brigadoon
Question 14
The headquarters of International Atomic Energy Agency is located in
A
Vienna
B
London
C
Geneva
D
Washington
Question 15
The Buland Darwaza was built by..........
A
Babar
B
Akbar
C
Jehangir
D
Sajahan
Question 15 Explanation: 
Akbar:Buland Darwaza, or the ''Gate of Magnificence'', was built in 1576 A.D. by Akbar to commemorate his victory over Gujarat. It is the main entrance to the palace at Fatehpur Sikri, a town which is 43 km from Agra, India.
Question 16
On 29 May 1954, who sent a message to the aircraft carrier HMS Vengeance, saying "Thank you for the original forgery"?
A
Cliff Richard
B
Queen Elizabeth II
C
John Constable
D
John Hancock
Question 16 Explanation: 
Queen Elizabeth II
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