General knowledge quiz 1453

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
From the 10th to the 14th centuries Scandinavian and, later, Anglo Saxon warriors formed the guard for Byzantine emperors under what name?
A
The Immortals
B
The Imperial Guard
C
Varangian Guard
D
Janissaries
Question 1 Explanation: 
Varangian Guard
Question 2
Where is the Chiloe Archipelago?
A
Just off the southern coast of Chile
B
In the Mediterranean
C
In the Indian Ocean
D
Part of the Philippines
Question 2 Explanation: 
Just off the southern coast of Chile
Question 3
The continuing subduction of the Nazca tectonic plate beneath which other plate is forming the Andes?
A
The Eurasian Plate
B
The Antarctic Plate
C
The South American Plate
D
The Caribbean Plate
Question 3 Explanation: 
The South American Plate
Question 4
''Ottawa'' is the capital city of which country..........
A
Mangolia
B
Singapore
C
Canada
D
Brazil
Question 4 Explanation: 
Canada-Ottawa(Capital) and Canadian Dollar(Currency)
Question 5
What name was given to the conflict between Great Britain and Spain from 1739 to 1748, with major operations largely ended by 1742?
A
The War of Lord Uxbridge's Leg
B
The War of Jenkins' Ear
C
The Armada
D
The War of the Roses
Question 5 Explanation: 
The War of Jenkins' Ear
Question 6
Legislative council is otherwise called as..........
A
Lower House
B
Vidhan Sabha
C
Upper House
D
All of these
Question 6 Explanation: 
Upper House:The Vidhan Parishad (or Legislative Council) is the upper house in those states of India that have a bicameral legislature. As of 2014, seven (out of twenty-nine) states have a Legislative Council:Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Telangana, and Uttar Pradesh
Question 7
The Opium war id held between which two countries?
A
Russia and England
B
China and Russia
C
China and England
D
England and France
Question 7 Explanation: 
China and England:The Opium Wars were two wars in the mid-19th century involving Anglo-Chinese disputes over British trade in China and China's sovereignty. The disputes included the First Opium War (1839-1842) and the Second Opium War (1856-1860).
Question 8
What do the notes for the currency "euro" have on the back (verso)?
A
Windows or gateways
B
Bridges
C
Historical figures
D
Forms of transport
Question 8 Explanation: 
Bridges
Question 9
The dessert known as "crumble" usually consists of a sweet topping covering a layer of what?
A
Potato
B
Mince
C
Chopped liver
D
Stewed fruit
Question 9 Explanation: 
Stewed fruit
Question 10
From 1801 to 1812 Lord Elgin, under a controversial permit from the Ottoman Empire, removed many marble sculptures from a famous building in which country, and brought them to the UK?
A
France
B
China
C
Greece
D
Russia
Question 10 Explanation: 
Greece
Question 11
When was the North Atlantic Treaty which established NATO signed?
A
1919
B
1939
C
1949
D
1989
Question 11 Explanation: 
1949
Question 12
As at 2014 how many sports are contested in the Winter Paralympics?
A
20
B
5
C
45
D
4
Question 12 Explanation: 
5
Question 13
Which of these gases is frequently used in refrigeration?
A
Ammonia
B
Chlorine
C
Helium
D
Methane
Question 13 Explanation: 
Ammonia
Question 14
What is the name of Janet Jackson's (deceased) superstar brother?
A
Michael
B
Pollock
C
Stonewall
D
Browne
Question 14 Explanation: 
Michael
Question 15
In Greek legend, Aphrodite turned Adonis into what?
A
Prince
B
Frog
C
Anemone
D
Stone
Question 15 Explanation: 
Anemone
Question 16
Who had the lead roles in the TV series "Callan" and "The Equaliser"?
A
Brad Pitt
B
Sean Connery
C
David McCallum
D
Edward Woodward
Question 16 Explanation: 
Edward Woodward
There are 16 questions to complete.

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