General knowledge quiz 1443

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Where was the first competition named the FIFA Club World Cup held in 2006?
A
Abu Dhabi
B
Brazil
C
Japan
D
Spain
Question 1 Explanation: 
Japan
Question 2
Jack Kerouac's 1957 novel "On the Road" was written in what style?
A
LIke a children's "Mother Goose" story
B
Limericks
C
Blank verse
D
Stream of consciousness
Question 2 Explanation: 
Stream of consciousness
Question 3
What is the official currency in Belize?
A
Peso
B
Pound sterling
C
Belize dollar
D
Quetzal
Question 3 Explanation: 
Belize dollar
Question 4
Which river is widely viewed as the national river of Russia?
A
China
B
Russia
C
Belgium
D
German
Question 4 Explanation: 
Russia:The Volga is the longest river in Europe; it is also Europe's largest river in terms of discharge and watershed. It flows through central Russia and into the Caspian Sea, and is widely viewed as the national river of Russia.
Question 5
Which of these countries has a border with the Republic of Yemen?
A
Egypt
B
Ethiopia
C
Oman
D
Iran
Question 5 Explanation: 
Oman
Question 6
The first living cell was discovered by..........
A
Leeuwenhoek
B
Theophrastus
C
Aristotle
D
Lamarck
Question 6 Explanation: 
Leeuwenhoek:The cell walls observed by Hooke gave no indication of the nucleus and other organelles found in most living cells. The first man to witness a live cell under a microscope was Anton van Leeuwenhoek, who in 1674 described the algae Spirogyra.
Question 7
Ouzo is flavoured with what?
A
Cinnamon
B
Wormwood
C
Aniseed
D
Parsley
Question 7 Explanation: 
Aniseed
Question 8
What is the name of the holy book of te Sikh faith?
A
Vand Chakko
B
Guru Granth Sahib
C
Kirat Karo
D
Ginza Rba
Question 8 Explanation: 
Guru Granth Sahib
Question 9
Which of these was a film about a volcanic eruption?
A
Dante's Peak, director:Roger Donaldson, 1997
B
Under the Mountain, director:Jonathan King, 2009
C
The Painted Hills, director:Harold F. Kress, 1951
D
Mountain, director:Daniel Martinico, 2001
Question 9 Explanation: 
Dante's Peak, director:Roger Donaldson, 1997
Question 10
Who was Prime Minister of the UK on 28 March 1979, when the House of Commons passed a Motion of No Confidence, forcing a general election that was won by Margaret Thatcher?
A
Edward Heath
B
Harold Wilson
C
Alec Douglas-Home
D
James Callaghan
Question 10 Explanation: 
James Callaghan
Question 11
Karuna Murthi is famous for..........
A
Violin
B
Sitar
C
Thavil
D
Flute
Question 11 Explanation: 
Thavil:Karuna Murthy is a young exponent of the Thavil
Question 12
What is a "briard"?
A
Ancient breed of dog
B
Moth of the Noctuidae family
C
Birth defect
D
An enriched pastry
Question 12 Explanation: 
Ancient breed of dog
Question 13
The Pattadakal Temples located in which state?
A
Maharashtra
B
Karnataka
C
West Bengal
D
Uttara Pradesh
Question 13 Explanation: 
Karnataka:Papanatha Temple is the only temple that has been designed on both north and south Indian styles of architecture. Containing a Nagara styled Vimanam, the temple dates back to 680 AD. It was located in Karnataka
Question 14
What phrase is frequently heard in London Underground stations?
A
Howzat!
B
Cleared to land
C
Look out below
D
Mind the gap
Question 14 Explanation: 
Mind the gap
Question 15
What is the state motto of the US state of California?
A
Eureka
B
Gold and Silver
C
Under God the people rule
D
With God, all things are possible
Question 15 Explanation: 
Eureka
Question 16
Who was elected president of the southern states of the USA when they seceded from the Union in 1861?
A
Abraham Lincoln
B
Benjamin Franklin
C
Jefferson Davis
D
Thomas Jefferson
Question 16 Explanation: 
Jefferson Davis
There are 16 questions to complete.

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