General knowledge quiz 1389

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
In which city can you visit the Luigi Ferraris Stadium, the gardens of the Villa Durazzo-Pallavicini, the Piazza De Ferrari, the cemetery of Staglieno, the Edoardo Chiossone Museum of Oriental Art and the Torre della Lanterna?
A
Madrid
B
Genoa
C
Paris
D
Geneva
Question 1 Explanation: 
Genoa
Question 2
David Seaman and David Beckham are connected with which sport?
A
Baseball
B
Soccer
C
Ice hockey
D
Rugby League
Question 2 Explanation: 
Soccer
Question 3
Who had the longest tenure of 12 years as president?
A
All Ahmed
B
VV Giri
C
KR Narayanan
D
Dr.Rajendra Prasad
Question 3 Explanation: 
Dr.Rajendra Prasad:Dr.Rajendra Prasad was the first president and also had the longest tenure of 12 years
Question 4
What does a CD player use to read a CD?
A
Magnet
B
Needle
C
Laser
D
Air pressure
Question 4 Explanation: 
Laser
Question 5
In what kind of establishment was the TV series Fawlty Towers set?
A
University
B
National Trust venue
C
Borstal
D
Hotel
Question 5 Explanation: 
Hotel
Question 6
Where would an oxbow be found?
A
At an archery contest
B
Near a river
C
In the small bones of the human wrist
D
Clamping beakers in a science laboratory
Question 6 Explanation: 
Near a river
Question 7
This statesman, politican, scholar, inventor, and one of early presidents of USA invented the swivel chair, the spherical sundial, the moldboard plow, and the cipher wheel.
A
George Washington
B
Alexander Hamilton
C
John Adams
D
Thomas Jefferson
Question 7 Explanation: 
Thomas Jefferson (April 13, 1743-July 4, 1826) was the third President of the United States (1801-1809) and the principal author of the Declaration of Independence (1776).
Question 8
Which of these words can be applied correctly to 97% of all animal species?
A
Mammals
B
Vertebrates
C
Invertebrates
D
Reptiles
Question 8 Explanation: 
Invertebrates
Question 9
The study of lakes is called..........
A
Limnology
B
Oceanography
C
Hydrometeorology
D
Aedoeology
Question 9 Explanation: 
Limnology:The study of lakes is called Limnology. This includes the study of lakes and ponds, rivers, springs, streams and wetlands
Question 10
Which fictional detective was created by G K Chesterton?
A
Father Brown
B
Hercule Poirot
C
Sherlock Holmes
D
Inspector Morse
Question 10 Explanation: 
Father Brown
Question 11
Which company has launched 'Hire', a recruiting app for small-and medium-sized businesses?
A
Google
B
IBM
C
Apple
D
Facebook
Question 11 Explanation: 
In an apparent move to compete with Microsoft-owned LinkedIn, Google has launched 'Hire', a recruiting app for small-and medium-sized businesses that also integrates seamlessly with G Suite. With 'Hire', businesses can communicate with candidates in Gmail or 'Hire' and emails will be synced automatically in both.
Question 12
What was the only combat medal created in the US, and subsequently cancelled in April 2013, for a military service member who is not physically in the geographic combat zone?
A
Distinguished Warfare
B
Distinguished Service in the Military
C
Defense Distinguished Service Medal
D
Air Force Distinguished Service Medal
Question 12 Explanation: 
Distinguished Warfare
Question 13
The makers of MMs refused to allow the sweet to be associated with what 1982 US film, because they believed one of the characters was so ugly that children, who were the film's intended main audience, would be terrified?
A
E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial
B
Close Encounters of the Third Kind
C
Star Trek III:the Wrath of Khan
D
Gremlins
Question 13 Explanation: 
E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial
Question 14
Which is the largest working water wheel in the world?
A
Quarry Bank Mill, Cheshire, UK
B
Llanberis, North Wales, UK
C
Laxey Wheel on the Isle of Man, UK
D
Old Mill at Berry College in Rome, Georgia, USA
Question 14 Explanation: 
Laxey Wheel on the Isle of Man, UK
Question 15
Where was the ancient kingdom of Aksum?
A
Greece
B
Egypt
C
Ethiopia and Eritrea
D
Sudan and South Sudan
Question 15 Explanation: 
Ethiopia and Eritrea
Question 16
What venue is the next in the series, Mecca, Tehran, Palembang...?
A
Baku
B
Almaty
C
Karachi
D
Ankara
Question 16 Explanation: 
Baku
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