General knowledge quiz 1295

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What former Grand Prix motorcycle racer from New Zealand published his autobiography in late 2010?
A
Gary Crosby
B
Lindsay Crosby
C
Harry Crosby
D
Graeme Crosby
Question 1 Explanation: 
Graeme Crosby
Question 2
Keith Urban, who has had 2 platinum albums and 11 #1 singles in the USA, and is a winner of 3 Grammy Awards, was born where?
A
Caboolture, Queensland, Australia
B
Nashville, Tennessee, USA
C
Whangarei, New Zealand
D
Ecclesfield, Sheffield, England
Question 2 Explanation: 
Whangarei, New Zealand
Question 3
The founder member of EFTA are
A
Austria, Denmark, Norway
B
Portugal, Sweden, Switzerland
C
UK, Austria, Sweden
D
All of the above
Question 4
What was the name given by the press to Elizabeth Short, a US murder victim who was found murdered in Los Angeles in January 1947?
A
The Black Dahlia
B
The Scarlet Pimpernel
C
The White Rabbit
D
The Grey Mouse
Question 4 Explanation: 
The Black Dahlia
Question 5
What is the industrial growth expectation for financial year 2017-18?
A
3.30%
B
4.4%
C
6.50%
D
7.50%
Question 6
African and Indian elephants have a different number of nails on their feet. Respectively, they are..........?
A
18 and 16
B
16 and 18
C
14 and 16
D
14 and 18
Question 6 Explanation: 
14 and 18
Question 7
The Global Analysis and Assessment of Sanitation and Drinking-Water (GLAAS) report has been released by which organization?
A
UNEDP
B
WEF
C
UN
D
WHO
Question 7 Explanation: 
WHO
Question 8
What island would you come to first if you travelled due east from Bangladesh?
A
Madagascar
B
Tahiti
C
Taiwan
D
Easter Island
Question 8 Explanation: 
Taiwan
Question 9
What is the text of an opera called?
A
Lambada
B
Lambretta
C
Libretto
D
Limerick
Question 9 Explanation: 
Libretto
Question 10
Which of these words means a style of ornamentation prevailing in France during the first half of the reign of Louis XV?
A
Impressionist
B
Gothic
C
Doric
D
Rococo
Question 10 Explanation: 
Rococo
Question 11
In soccer, how far does "the wall" of players have to be from the spot where a free kick is to be taken?
A
10 yards
B
8 yards
C
5 yards
D
15 yards
Question 11 Explanation: 
10 yards
Question 12
Leighton Reece was the first world professional champion in what sport, in 1978?
A
Chess
B
Snooker
C
Darts
D
Discus
Question 12 Explanation: 
Darts
Question 13
Which of the following was Satyajit Ray associated with?
A
Classical music
B
Commercial art
C
Film Direction
D
Classical dance
Question 14
What is India's rank among 136 economies in Global Enabling Trade Report 2016 of World Economic Forum (WEF)?
A
130
B
97
C
102
D
133
Question 14 Explanation: 
According to the 'Global Enabling Trade Report 2016' of World Economic Forum (WEF), India has improved its ranking by four places to 102nd position among 136 economies in terms of enabling cross border trade.
Question 15
Which conflict began in England in 1455 after King Henry VI, following a troubled reign, had a long period of mental withdrawal?
A
The Wars of the Roses
B
The Civil War
C
The Seven Years War
D
The Jacobite Rebellion
Question 15 Explanation: 
The Wars of the Roses
Question 16
What is the name for two collections of lymphoid tissues, one on either side of the throat, level with the base of the tongue?
A
Nostrils
B
Tonsils
C
Tracheae
D
Thoraces
Question 16 Explanation: 
Tonsils
There are 16 questions to complete.

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