General knowledge quiz 1329

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of the following country is leading producer of Gold?
A
South Africa
B
Russia
C
China
D
Chile
Question 1 Explanation: 
China:1-China, 2-Russia and 3-Australia China has continued to see increased gold output and remains comfortably the World No. 1. But the No.2 position is now occupied by Russia, which appears to have leapfrogged over Australia to attain this ranking with 9% output growth last year. Former World No. 1 for many years, South Africa, is nowadays only in sixth place
Question 2
In addition to its meaning in chemical terms, what is wolfram?
A
A breed of dog
B
A computer language
C
A chess gambit
D
A type of orchid
Question 2 Explanation: 
A computer language
Question 3
Who is the author of ' The Book Thief'?
A
Roger Allam
B
Karen Rosenfelt
C
Markus Zusak
D
Ken Blancato
Question 3 Explanation: 
Markus Zusak:The Book Thief is a novel by Australian author Markus Zusak
Question 4
Where is Lantau Island?
A
Singapore
B
Hong Kong
C
The Philippines
D
Indonesia
Question 4 Explanation: 
Hong Kong
Question 5
Leonid Brezhnev led the Soviet Union as General Secretary then as Chairman of the Presidium, the longest term as leader since Josef Stalin; who was his immediate successor?
A
Gennady Yanayev
B
Konstantin Cherenkov
C
Mikhail Gorbachev
D
Yuri Andropov
Question 5 Explanation: 
Yuri Andropov
Question 6
Two of the great Mughals wrote their own memories. There were
A
Babar and Humayun
B
Humayun and Jahangir
C
Babar and Jahangir
D
Jahangir and Shahjahan
Question 7
Which Italian nobel prize winner (1934) wrote novels such as "Mal Gioconda" and switched to writing plays in 1910?
A
Risotto
B
Tintoretto
C
Michelangelo
D
Pirandello
Question 7 Explanation: 
Pirandello
Question 8
The hovercraft was invented In which decade?
A
1930s
B
1960s
C
1940s
D
1950s
Question 8 Explanation: 
1950s
Question 9
Which of these is a famous cellist?
A
Duke Ellington
B
Nigel Kennedy
C
Pablo Casals
D
Kenny Gee
Question 9 Explanation: 
Pablo Casals
Question 10
Which 19th century German composer, who wrote piano music, songs, a piano quintet, a piano concerto and 4 symphonies, attempted suicide in 1854 by throwing himself into the Rhine?
A
Burt Bacharach
B
William Schuman
C
Marvin Hamlisch
D
Robert Schumann
Question 10 Explanation: 
Robert Schumann
Question 11
Who was Mr Ed's owner in the TV series featuring a talking horse?
A
Richie
B
Jeannie
C
Samantha
D
Wilbur
Question 11 Explanation: 
Wilbur
Question 12
Manas National Park located in which state?
A
Karnataka
B
Nagaland
C
Maharashtra
D
Assam
Question 13
What does the term "above sea level" generally refer to?
A
Above the average of low and high tide levels
B
Above high tide mark
C
Above low tide mark
D
Above mean sea level
Question 13 Explanation: 
Above mean sea level
Question 14
"A Dictionary of the English Language", first published in 1755, becoming one of the most influential dictionaries in the history of the English language, was by whom?
A
Noah Webster
B
Francis Bacon
C
Samuel Johnson
D
Thomas More
Question 14 Explanation: 
Samuel Johnson
Question 15
Variants of a card game, called Baba-nuki, Svarte Petter, Old Maid, Ungguy-ungguyan, Abu Foul, and Jogo do Mico among others, all involve discarding matched pairs and avoiding what?
A
Having pairs of Queens
B
Having a joker
C
Being left with the single unmatched card in the deck
D
Being the last to put down a pair
Question 15 Explanation: 
Being left with the single unmatched card in the deck
Question 16
..........is a river in England
A
Indus
B
Yellow
C
Niger
D
Thames
Question 16 Explanation: 
Thames:The River Thames is a river that flows through southern England. It is the longest river entirely in England and the second longest in the United Kingdom, after the River Severn
There are 16 questions to complete.

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