General knowledge quiz 1349

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What is the national government body for scientific research in Australia that was founded in 1926 as the "Advisory Council of Science and Industry"?
A
CSIRO
B
FAO
C
ANZUS
D
ACT
Question 1 Explanation: 
CSIRO
Question 2
Series I to V of which video game takes place on the planet of Enroth and its southern continent, Antagarich, and other worlds, Axeoth and Ashan?
A
Heroes of Might and Magic
B
Warcraft
C
Myst
D
Commander Keen
Question 2 Explanation: 
Heroes of Might and Magic
Question 3
Which of the following is capital of Ecuador?
A
Stanley
B
Sucre
C
Lima
D
Quito
Question 3 Explanation: 
Quito:Ecuador-Quito (Capital) and Dollar(Currency)
Question 4
In BIS, ''I'' stands for..........
A
International
B
Internal
C
Identification
D
Issuer
Question 4 Explanation: 
BIS-Bank for International Settlements
Question 5
Who hosted the Oscar ceremony in 2014?
A
Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin
B
Ellen de Generes
C
Anne Hathaway and James Franco
D
Jon Stewart and Chris Rock
Question 5 Explanation: 
Ellen de Generes
Question 6
Who was the greatest Mauryan Ruler?
A
Kanishka
B
Bindusara
C
Ashoka
D
Kumaragupta
Question 6 Explanation: 
Ashoka:The greatest Mauryan Ruler was Ashoka. Ashoka Maurya commonly known as Ashoka and Ashoka the Great, was an Indianemperor of the Maurya Dynasty who ruled almost all of the Indian subcontinent from c. 268 to 232 BCE.One of India's greatest emperors, Ashoka reigned over a realm that stretched from the Hindu Kush mountains in Afghanistan to the modern state ofBangladesh in the east
Question 7
What contest, held between 24 teams, was played in Dubai between 5 and 7 March 2009, and was won by Wales?
A
World Underwater Hockey Championship
B
Orienteering World Cup
C
Rugby Sevens World Cup
D
World Baseball Classic
Question 7 Explanation: 
Rugby Sevens World Cup
Question 8
Which musical with book and lyrics by James Rado and Gerome Ragni and music by Galt MacDermot opened in October 1967 at Joseph Papp's Public Theater?
A
Saucy Jack and the Space Vixens
B
The Phantom of the Opera
C
Hair
D
Les Miserables
Question 8 Explanation: 
Hair
Question 9
The Poetry ' 3 Section' is written by..........
A
Vijay Seshadri
B
JG Farrell
C
Kailash Vajpeyi
D
Sujit Paatar
Question 9 Explanation: 
Vijay Seshadri:Winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry-The long-awaited third poetry book by Vijay Seshadri, ''one of the most respected poets working in America today
Question 10
Who emerged as the top Chinese Communist leader during the "Long March" in 1934?
A
Mao Zedong
B
Hua Guofeng
C
Chiang Kai-shek
D
Zhou Enlai
Question 10 Explanation: 
Mao Zedong
Question 11
Of those currently independent, which country was the first to give (and not subsequently revoke) full voting rights country-wide to women?
A
Canada
B
New Zealand
C
Norway
D
Switzerland
Question 11 Explanation: 
New Zealand
Question 12
Where were the Qumran Scrolls discovered between 1946 and 1956?
A
Fields in Xi'an, China
B
Caves in cliffs near the Dead Sea
C
A tomb in the Valley of the Kings, Egypt
D
Caves in the Ouled Nail Range, Algeria
Question 12 Explanation: 
Caves in cliffs near the Dead Sea
Question 13
Tchoukball, created in Switzerland in the 1970s, combines elements of handball, volleyball and what other sport?
A
Gumboot throwing
B
Water polo
C
Squash
D
Bobsleigh
Question 13 Explanation: 
Squash
Question 14
Which plant has leaves and flowers (each of which consists of 5 or 6 small yellow flower heads surrounded by leaflets in star form that bloom between July and September) that are covered with white hairs and appear woolly?
A
Gladioli
B
Rose
C
Daisy
D
Edelweiss
Question 14 Explanation: 
Edelweiss
Question 15
Which of these would be least useful to thicken liquid in cooking?
A
Rice flour
B
Roux
C
Okra
D
Choko
Question 15 Explanation: 
Choko
Question 16
In 1992, aged 56, Woody Allen became romantically involved with 21 year old Soon-Yi Previn, who was the adopted daughter of whom?
A
Mia Farrow
B
Katharine Hepburn
C
Linda Ronstadt
D
Donna Summer
Question 16 Explanation: 
Mia Farrow
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