General knowledge quiz 1365

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
In 2015 the Dakar Rally includes classes for cars, motorbikes, and which other?
A
Motor sleighs
B
Runners
C
Trucks and quadbikes
D
Go-karts
Question 1 Explanation: 
Trucks and quadbikes
Question 2
The last Mahakumbh of the 20th century was held at
A
Nasik
B
Ujjain
C
Allahabad
D
Haridwar
Question 3
What is the name for a mixture of clay, sand and silt?
A
Peat
B
Loam
C
Gravel
D
Sludge
Question 3 Explanation: 
Loam
Question 4
What is the name for a Muslim house of prayer?
A
Shrine
B
Temple
C
Chapel
D
Mosque
Question 4 Explanation: 
Mosque
Question 5
Mohandas Gandhi studied law at which English educational institution?
A
Bristol Uniiversity
B
Cambridge University
C
London University
D
London School of Economics
Question 5 Explanation: 
London University
Question 6
The hot and cold deserts together occupy nearly..........land area of the world.
A
1/2
B
1/4th
C
1/3rd
D
3/4th
Question 7
What do the initials in the UK TV show "QI" represent?
A
Quite Interesting
B
Reverse intelligence
C
Quotient of intelligence
D
Quite Intelligent
Question 7 Explanation: 
Quite Interesting
Question 8
"Regina v. Bartle" [1994] is a leading Supreme Court of Canada decision regarding what aspect of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms?
A
Freedom of association
B
The right to bear arms
C
Police must first inform arrested persons of their rights and give them access to counsel
D
Discrimination on the basis of age and gender
Question 8 Explanation: 
Police must first inform arrested persons of their rights and give them access to counsel
Question 9
What British town's pier was referred to in a book title by George Orwell?
A
Blackpool
B
Eastbourne
C
Wigan
D
Torquay
Question 9 Explanation: 
Wigan
Question 10
What is the capital of Serbia?
A
Copenhagen
B
Paris
C
Istanbul
D
Belgrade
Question 10 Explanation: 
Belgrade
Question 11
What phenomenon was discovered by Frenchman Joseph Fourier in 1824, reliably experimented on by Irishman John Tyndall in 1858, and first reported quantitatively by Swede Svante Arrhenius in 1896?
A
Gravity
B
The greenhouse effect
C
Photosynthesis
D
Planetary orbits are affected by other planets
Question 11 Explanation: 
The greenhouse effect
Question 12
"Five card brag" is a simplified verion of what game?
A
Backgammon
B
Bridge
C
Poker
D
Pontoon
Question 12 Explanation: 
Poker
Question 13
What type of highly directional microphone, commonly used on television and film sets, in stadiums, and for field recording of wildlife, was invented by Fritz Sennheiser in the 1950s?
A
Sneaky
B
Laser
C
Poker
D
Shotgun
Question 13 Explanation: 
Shotgun
Question 14
What dessert consists of peach halves, raspberry sauce and ice cream?
A
Baked Alaska
B
Peach Melba
C
Knickerbocker Glory
D
Petit four
Question 14 Explanation: 
Peach Melba
Question 15
Who created the comic strip "Doonesbury"?
A
Brant Parker and Johnny Hart
B
Gary Larson
C
Jim Davis
D
Garry Trudeau
Question 15 Explanation: 
Garry Trudeau
Question 16
The Vijayanagara ruler, Kirshnadev Raya's work Amuktamalyada, was in
A
Telugu
B
Sanskrit
C
Tamil
D
Kannada
There are 16 questions to complete.

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