General knowledge quiz 1344

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The northern-most point of which of these countries is the furthest north?
A
Norway
B
Sweden
C
Finland
D
Iceland
Question 1 Explanation: 
Norway
Question 2
Which of these led the US basketball team in the 1984 Olympics and was a member of the squad In the 1992 Olympics, becoming one of 3 US men's basketball players to win Olympic golds as amateurs and professionals?
A
Michael Jordan
B
O J Simpson
C
Earvin "Magic" Johnson
D
Larry J. Bird
Question 2 Explanation: 
Michael Jordan
Question 3
Referring to a recognised medical condition, what does the "S" in the acronym SAD stand for?
A
Sunlight
B
Serotonin
C
System
D
Seasonal
Question 3 Explanation: 
Seasonal
Question 4
Which city is sited on the Absheron Peninsula which juts into the Caspian Sea?
A
Baku, Azerbaijan
B
Astrakhan, Azerbaijan
C
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
D
Rasht, Iran
Question 4 Explanation: 
Baku, Azerbaijan
Question 5
Who was the founder and vocalist for the band Simple Minds?
A
David Byrne
B
Jim Kerr
C
Chris Martin
D
Hank Marvin
Question 5 Explanation: 
Jim Kerr
Question 6
Who of these is supposedly buried in the town of Santiago de Compostela, in North Western Spain?
A
Don Quixote
B
St James
C
Davy Crockett
D
El Cordobes
Question 6 Explanation: 
St James
Question 7
A single flame gas burner frequently used in student science laboratories is named after whom?
A
John Tilley
B
Michael Faraday
C
Sir Humphry Davy
D
Robert Bunsen
Question 7 Explanation: 
Robert Bunsen
Question 8
What type of book are accounts usually written in?
A
Biography
B
Encyclopedia
C
Ledger
D
Lexicon
Question 8 Explanation: 
Ledger
Question 9
What name is given to the 4 mile (6.4 km) stretch of Las Vegas Boulevard which is mainly in the unincorporated communities of Paradise and Winchester?
A
The Golden Mile
B
Sunset Strip
C
The Boardwalk
D
The Strip
Question 9 Explanation: 
The Strip
Question 10
The news agency Reuters belongs to which of the following country?
A
Palestine
B
Yugoslavia
C
Vietnam
D
UK
Question 11
What is the most recent season raced in the A1 Grand Prix series?
A
2008-2009
B
2009-2010
C
2012-2013
D
2014-2015
Question 11 Explanation: 
2008-2009
Question 12
The most abundant rare gas in the atmosphere is
A
He
B
Ne
C
Ar
D
Xe
Question 13
The book "What Do You Care What Other People Think? Further Adventures of a Curious Character" (1988) records reminiscences of a Nobel Prize winner who was widely known for his popularising of what?
A
Poetry
B
Physics
C
Chemistry
D
Economics
Question 13 Explanation: 
Physics
Question 14
Which of these buildings is in New York?
A
Sathorn's Robot Building
B
Petronas Towers
C
Sears Tower
D
Chrysler Building
Question 14 Explanation: 
Chrysler Building
Question 15
What British TV series, that aired between 1967 and 1972 starred Edward Woodward as a reluctant professional killer for a branch of the British Government's intelligence services known as 'the Section', and Russell Hunter as his unwilling assistant?
A
Danger Man
B
Get Smart
C
It Takes a Thief
D
Callan
Question 15 Explanation: 
Callan
Question 16
Which tennis tournament runs for 14 days from late June to early July, ending with the men's singles final on a Sunday?
A
Australian Open
B
French Open
C
U.S. Open
D
Wimbledon
Question 16 Explanation: 
Wimbledon
There are 16 questions to complete.

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