General knowledge quiz 1383

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
David Broome was a succcesful competitor in what sport in the 1960s and 1970s?
A
Tennis
B
Show jumping
C
Swimming
D
Gymnastics
Question 1 Explanation: 
Show jumping
Question 2
Where is the strait of Strelasund?
A
Baltic Sea
B
Arctic Ocean
C
Caspian Sea
D
Tasman Sea
Question 2 Explanation: 
Baltic Sea
Question 3
What nationality was Abel Janszoon Tasman the voyager, explorer and map maker?
A
Australian
B
Greek
C
Dutch
D
Venetian
Question 3 Explanation: 
Dutch
Question 4
What is the name of the strip of land between a golf tee and the green?
A
Highway
B
Fairway
C
Runway
D
Tearaway
Question 4 Explanation: 
Fairway
Question 5
What can be a symptom of the inner ear disturbance known as Meniere disease?
A
Dryness in the ear canal
B
Paresthesia
C
Nystagmus
D
Excess wax
Question 5 Explanation: 
Nystagmus
Question 6
A species of the plant artemisia used to be a main ingredient in what drink?
A
Vermouth
B
Gin
C
Bitters
D
Poteen
Question 6 Explanation: 
Vermouth
Question 7
Gordon Ramsay opened a restaurant in 2001 in which London hotel?
A
Park Lane Hotel
B
Savoy
C
The Dorchester
D
Claridge's
Question 7 Explanation: 
Claridge's
Question 8
The world's largest marine protected area is
A
Howland
B
Hilo
C
Long Island
D
Hawaii
Question 8 Explanation: 
Hawaii:Barack Obama has created the world's largest marine protected area by expanding an existing ocean reserve off Hawaii.
Question 9
A washboard scraped with a thimble features as an instrument in what kind of music?
A
Country
B
Skiffle
C
Folk
D
Ska
Question 9 Explanation: 
Skiffle
Question 10
What is the smallest state in the USA by land area?
A
Rhode Island
B
New Jersey
C
Delaware
D
Connecticut
Question 10 Explanation: 
Rhode Island
Question 11
Who, according to legend, discovered the principles of buoyancy while having a bath?
A
Plimsoll
B
Plato
C
Archimedes
D
Galileo
Question 11 Explanation: 
Archimedes
Question 12
What phrase refers to someone who is between two people or groups who are arguing but who does not want to agree with either of them?
A
Snake in the Grass
B
Piggy in the Middle
C
Stick in the Mud
D
Jack in the Box
Question 12 Explanation: 
Piggy in the Middle
Question 13
Agricultural export contributes how much % of India's total export?
A
10%
B
12%
C
15%
D
20%
Question 13 Explanation: 
10%:Agricultural export constitutes 10 per cent of the country's exports and is the fourth-largest exported principal commodity
Question 14
Who broke the world record for the pole vault at the Beijing Olympics?
A
Svetlana Feofanova
B
Annika Becker
C
Stacy Dragila
D
Yelena Isinbayeva
Question 14 Explanation: 
Yelena Isinbayeva
Question 15
Which musical, based on characters created for single-panel cartoons in "The New Yorker" beginning 1938, opened on Broadway in April 2010 after a tryout in Chicago?
A
The Addams Family
B
The Far Side
C
Garfield
D
Doonesbury
Question 15 Explanation: 
The Addams Family
Question 16
Which of these horse races does not form part of The Triple Crown in England?
A
Epsom Derby
B
2, 000 Guineas Stakes
C
1, 000 Guineas Stakes
D
St. Leger Stakes
Question 16 Explanation: 
1, 000 Guineas Stakes
There are 16 questions to complete.

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