General knowledge quiz 1299

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
In Christian chronology when is the 'Feast of Stephen'?
A
1-Jan
B
6-Dec
C
12-Dec
D
26 December
Question 1 Explanation: 
26-Dec
Question 2
Which of the following is the currency of Colombia?
A
CFA Franc
B
Euro
C
Kwanza
D
Peso
Question 3
Before 1949, by what name was Thailand known?
A
French Indo China
B
Burma
C
Laos
D
Siam
Question 3 Explanation: 
Siam
Question 4
In India, first Dwarf variety of rice Introduced in
A
1956
B
1963
C
1966
D
1960
Question 4 Explanation: 
1963:In 1963, ICAR introduced several Semidwarf selections from CIMMYT. Kalyan Sona and Sonalika were selected from these materials.
Question 5
What is the Chinese name for the Yellow River?
A
Huang Ho
B
Mekong
C
Yangtze
D
Xiaoqing
Question 5 Explanation: 
Huang Ho
Question 6
In which state Pulicat Lake Bird Sanctuary is located?
A
Odisha
B
Assam
C
Maharashtra
D
Andhra Pradesh
Question 6 Explanation: 
Andhra Pradesh:Pulicat Lake Bird Sanctuary is one of the most famous Bird Sanctuaries in India. This Sanctuary is a haven for bird lovers and Ornithologists. It is located in Andhra Pradesh
Question 7
In which state of Australia would you find the Snowy Mountains?
A
New South Wales
B
South Australia
C
Western Australia
D
Northern Territory
Question 7 Explanation: 
New South Wales
Question 8
Historian Richard B. Morris, in his book "Seven Who Shaped Our Destiny" (1973), identified Benjamin Franklin, George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, John Jay, James Madison, and Alexander Hamilton as the key what?
A
Jonas Brothers
B
Nursing Mothers
C
Band of Brothers
D
Founding Fathers
Question 8 Explanation: 
Founding Fathers
Question 9
Which Irish-born philanthropist founded over 112 institutions for deprived children in the last half of the 19th century?
A
St Vincent de Paul
B
Dr Thomas Barnardo
C
Sir Truby King
D
General William Booth
Question 9 Explanation: 
Dr Thomas Barnardo
Question 10
Which renowned Hindi scholar has been named for the 2016 Vyas Samman?
A
Surendra Verma
B
Vishwanath Tripathi
C
Kamal Kishore Goyenka
D
Sunita Jain
Question 10 Explanation: 
Renowned Hindi litterateur and playwright Surendra Verma has been selected for 2016 Vyas Samman for his novel Kaatna Shami Ka Vriksha Padma Pankhuri Ki Dhar Se. This novel was published in the year 2010. Mr Verma would be presented a cash prize of Rs. 3.50 lakh a citation and a logo for the prestigious award instituted by K K Birla Foundation. Surendra Verma will be the 26th recipient of the honor. Aim:To promote industrial activity in Jharkhand and establish the state as one of the prime investment destination of Eastern India.
Question 11
These are the first lines from what song:"There's a saying old, says that love is blind, Still we're often told, "seek and ye shall find"', So I'm going to seek a certain lad I've had in mind"?
A
Someone to Watch Over Me
B
Terry
C
If I Fell
D
The Man I Love
Question 11 Explanation: 
Someone to Watch Over Me
Question 12
Who become the first Indian to win Asian Squash title in Chennai in May 2017?
A
Joshna Chinappa
B
Dipika Pallikal Karthik
C
Anuroop
D
Saurav Goshal
Question 12 Explanation: 
Joshna Chinappa
Question 13
Zhou Yang, gold medal winner at the Winter Olympics 2010, made the news again later by being chided by China's deputy sports minister Yu Zaiqing for thanking her parents, but not her country, for her win. She had won gold in what sport?
A
10 km freestyle cross-country skiing
B
Short track speed skating
C
Luge-Women's singles
D
Single skating
Question 13 Explanation: 
Short track speed skating
Question 14
In 1983, Mandy Smith, when aged 13, began dating which 47 year old?
A
Bill Wyman, then bassist for the Rolling Stones
B
Brian Epstein, manager of The Beatles
C
Henry Fonda, US actor
D
Harold Pinter, playwright and Nobel prize winner
Question 14 Explanation: 
Bill Wyman, then bassist for the Rolling Stones
Question 15
What does the "A" stand for in the insurance group AIG?
A
Associated
B
American
C
Australian
D
Allied
Question 15 Explanation: 
American
Question 16
The asteroid belt is a series of rocks that orbit the sun between Mars and which other planet?
A
Venus
B
Earth
C
Jupiter
D
Saturn
Question 16 Explanation: 
Jupiter
There are 16 questions to complete.

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