General knowledge quiz 1386

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
A doping scandal in 2012 involving Lance Armstrong relates to which sport?
A
Basketball
B
Swimming
C
Cycling
D
Marathon running
Question 1 Explanation: 
Cycling
Question 2
Who is the only person to receive 2 Oscars for the same role?
A
Harold Russell
B
Clint Eastwood
C
Charlie Chaplin
D
Samuel Goldwyn
Question 2 Explanation: 
Harold Russell
Question 3
The study of day-to-day variations in weather called is called
A
climatology
B
meteorology
C
cyclogenesis
D
None of the above
Question 4
Which of these is one of the 5 British classic horse races, first run in 1899, that is for 3 year olds at Newmarket in late April or early May?
A
The St. Leger Stakes
B
The Derby Stakes, aka The Derby & The Epsom Derby
C
The 2, 000 Guineas Stakes
D
Epsom Oaks
Question 4 Explanation: 
The 2, 000 Guineas Stakes
Question 5
Where is the British Royal Yacht "Britannia", decommissioned in 1997, permanently moored as a visitor attraction?
A
The Thames, London, England
B
Ocean Terminal, Leith, Edinburgh, Scotland
C
Convention Centre, Birmingham, England
D
The Crucible Theatre, Sheffield
Question 5 Explanation: 
Ocean Terminal, Leith, Edinburgh, Scotland
Question 6
Ashgabat is the capital city of which country?
A
Afghanistan
B
Uzbekistan
C
Azerbaijan
D
Turkmenistan
Question 6 Explanation: 
Turkmenistan
Question 7
Where is the primary source (2015 figures) of mined cobalt?
A
South Africa
B
Nigeria
C
Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaire)
D
Mozambique
Question 7 Explanation: 
Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaire)
Question 8
City Liveability Index has launched by which ministry?
A
Ministry of Urban Development
B
Ministry of Finance
C
Ministry of Home Affairs
D
Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation
Question 8 Explanation: 
Ministry of Urban Development
Question 9
With what sport do you associate sponsor's trade names "Ping" and "Titleist"?
A
Rugby Union
B
Tennis
C
Golf
D
Cricket
Question 9 Explanation: 
Golf
Question 10
Where digital computers deal in bits what do quantum computers involve?
A
Bobs
B
Cubits
C
Cubbyholes
D
Qubits
Question 10 Explanation: 
Qubits
Question 11
The Headquarters of World Economic forum is in which country?
A
France
B
USA
C
Switzerland
D
Austria
Question 11 Explanation: 
Switzerland
Question 12
What complex of artificial biological environments near St Blazey and St Austell in Cornwall was opened to the public in 2001?
A
The Eden Project
B
Mitchell Park Domes
C
The Lost Gardens of Heligan
D
The Montreal Biodome
Question 12 Explanation: 
The Eden Project
Question 13
When did the term "bootlegger" or "bootleg" (relating to liquor) gain currency?
A
Early to mid 19th century
B
Early 20th century
C
17th century
D
Late 19th century
Question 13 Explanation: 
Early to mid 19th century
Question 14
What name was given to the political and social movement that united the states of the Italian peninsula into the single country of Italy in the 19th century?
A
El Cordobes
B
La Traviata
C
The Renaissance
D
Il Risorgimento
Question 14 Explanation: 
Il Risorgimento
Question 15
What country was divided at the 38th parallel in 1945?
A
UK
B
Korea
C
USA
D
Finland
Question 15 Explanation: 
Korea
Question 16
Farthest Field:An Indian Story of the Second World Warhas authored by whom?
A
Nayantara Sehgal
B
Raghu Karnad
C
Mulk Raj Anand
D
Mitra Phukan
Question 16 Explanation: 
Raghu Karnad:Raghu Karnad, a journalist and contributing editor at The Wire, has won the 2016 Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar (English) for his debut non-fiction epic Farthest Field:An Indian Story of the Second World War (Harper Collins, 2016). His famous novel is Dark Horse-Ek Anakahi Dastan.
There are 16 questions to complete.

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