General knowledge quiz 1397

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The islands of Madagascar, Mauritius, Sri Lanka and Zanzibar are in which ocean?
A
Arctic
B
Pacific
C
Atlantic
D
Indian
Question 1 Explanation: 
Indian
Question 2
What does her name suggest about the Greek goddess Aphrodite?
A
She shines in the dark
B
Her skin is golden
C
She is the personification of sexual love and tension
D
She came from sea foam
Question 2 Explanation: 
She came from sea foam
Question 3
Which of these Beatrix Potter characters is a cat?
A
Miss Moppet
B
Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle
C
Samuel Whiskers
D
Timmy Tiptoes
Question 3 Explanation: 
Miss Moppet
Question 4
'DB' computer abbreviation usually means?
A
Database
B
Double Byte
C
Data Block
D
Driver Boot
Question 5
What was the nickname of jazz trumpeter and singer Louis Armstrong?
A
Blowfish
B
Duke
C
Satchmo
D
Charlie
Question 5 Explanation: 
Satchmo
Question 6
Which European discovered New Zealand in 1642?
A
Christopher Columbus
B
James Cook
C
Ferdinand Magellan
D
Abel Tasman
Question 6 Explanation: 
Abel Tasman
Question 7
Which Iron Maiden album, their third and the first to be released with Bruce Dickinson as vocalist, reached No 1 in the UK charts and at the same time went platinum in the USA?
A
Killers
B
Iron Maiden
C
The Number of the Beast
D
Seventh Son of a Seventh Son
Question 7 Explanation: 
The Number of the Beast
Question 8
How many wickets did Yograj Singh take in his 1st ODI match?
A
1
B
2
C
4
D
3
Question 8 Explanation: 
Yograj Singh was a bowler, but his son Yuvraj Singh, also nicknamed as Yuvi, turned out to be a smashing batsman.
Question 9
On 17 September 1862, where was The Battle of Antietam, the first major battle in the American Civil War to take place on Northern soil and the bloodiest single-day battle in American history (with about 23, 000 casualties)?
A
Miami, Florida
B
Los Angeles, California
C
Bangor, Maine
D
Near Sharpsburg, Maryland
Question 9 Explanation: 
Near Sharpsburg, Maryland
Question 10
Who is the lawyer in Charles Dickens's "Great Expectations"?
A
Woody
B
Richards
C
Jaggers
D
Watts
Question 10 Explanation: 
Jaggers
Question 11
What colours are on the flag used to signify the finish of a Formula One motor race?
A
Yellow
B
Yellow and red
C
Green
D
Black and white
Question 11 Explanation: 
Black and white
Question 12
What is the name for a badger's nest?
A
Gamme
B
Sett
C
Mattch
D
Creche
Question 12 Explanation: 
Sett
Question 13
Which 16th century dramatist wrote plays for the Earl of Nottingham's company?
A
Alan Ayckbourn
B
William Wycherley
C
Oliver Goldsmith
D
Christopher Marlowe
Question 13 Explanation: 
Christopher Marlowe
Question 14
What is a disorder of the immune system (called "type I hypersensitivity") whereby the human body reacts adversely to normally harmless environmental substances?
A
Allergy
B
Aneurism
C
Alopecia
D
Algebra
Question 14 Explanation: 
Allergy
Question 15
Which country returned to a democratic form of government after the death of dictator Juan Vicente Gomez in 1935?
A
Switzerland
B
Venezuela
C
Ecuador
D
Mexico
Question 15 Explanation: 
Venezuela
Question 16
Shalivahana Wind power plant in located in..........
A
West Bengal
B
Madhya Pradesh
C
Tamilnadu
D
Rajasthan
Question 16 Explanation: 
Tamilnadu:Shalivahana Wind producer is Shalivahana Green Energy-20.4MW. Ltd.It is located at Tripur in TN.
There are 16 questions to complete.

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