General knowledge quiz 146

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Three quarters of the east boundary of the Republic of Malawi is what?
A
The Indian Ocean
B
The Great Rift Valley
C
Lake Tanganyika
D
Lake Nyasa
Question 1 Explanation: 
Lake Nyasa
Question 2
An international treaty supported by 122 nation states and passed on 7 July 2017 in the United Nations aimed to do what?
A
Strengthen measures and international cooperation to combat trafficking in human organs
B
Tackle illicit trafficking in wildlife
C
Consolidate gains and accelerate efforts to control and eliminate malaria in developing countries
D
Prohibit nuclear weapons
Question 2 Explanation: 
Prohibit nuclear weapons
Question 3
Which of these is not known as Black Thursday?
A
Thanksgiving Day, the US shopping holiday preceding Black Friday
B
August 15 1940, the Luftwaffe mounted its largest number of sorties during the Battle of Britain
C
February 8 1996, the World Wide Web protest against the Communications Decency Act in the USA
D
October 29 1929 at the beginning of the Wall Street Crash at the New York Stock Exchange
Question 3 Explanation: 
October 29 1929 at the beginning of the Wall Street Crash at the New York Stock Exchange
Question 4
Which of these is a mythical bird that rose from the ashes of a fire?
A
Dodo
B
Bird of paradise
C
Phoenix
D
Partridge
Question 4 Explanation: 
Phoenix
Question 5
The Vernacular Press Act was passed in
A
1875
B
1878
C
1882
D
1880
Question 5 Explanation: 
The Vernacular Press Act was passed in 1878 under the Governor Generalship and Viceroyalty of Lord Lytton, for better control of Indian language newspapers.
Question 6
The European Union and how many countries signed a Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action with Iran in July 2015?
A
1
B
3
C
4
D
6
Question 6 Explanation: 
6
Question 7
The Tower of Babel is mentioned in which book of the Bible?
A
Numbers
B
Genesis
C
Acts
D
Romans
Question 7 Explanation: 
Genesis
Question 8
Tornadoes typically consist of...?
A
Fish
B
Rain
C
Snow
D
Wind
Question 8 Explanation: 
Wind
Question 9
The most salty sea in the world is
A
Red sea
B
Dead sea
C
Arabian sea
D
Mediterranean sea
Question 10
Where is Feroz Shah Kotla stadium located?
A
Mumbai, Maharashtra
B
Kolkata, West Bengal
C
Delhi, Delhi NCR
D
Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Question 10 Explanation: 
Delhi, Delhi NCR
Question 11
Which Greek mathematician, active in Alexandria during the reign of Ptolemy I and often referred to as the "Father of Geometry", published the textbook ''Elements''?
A
Euclid
B
Hippocrates
C
Pythagoras
D
Archimedes
Question 11 Explanation: 
Euclid
Question 12
Who directed the video for the song "Country House" by the pop group Blur?
A
Martin Creed
B
Keith Tyson
C
Simon Starling
D
Damien Hurst
Question 12 Explanation: 
Damien Hurst
Question 13
Bank of India headquarters located in..........
A
Chennai
B
Manipal
C
Mumbai
D
Bengaluru
Question 14
Mohammad Babar Azam is a cricketer belongs to which country?
A
Pakistan
B
India
C
Sri Lanka
D
New Zealand
Question 14 Explanation: 
Pakistan:Mohammad Babar Azam is a Pakistani cricketer who holds the record of being the fastest batsman to reach 1000 ODI runs.
Question 15
Which of these is a fungal infection of the skin?
A
Cauliflower ear
B
Housemaid's knee
C
Tennis elbow
D
Athlete's foot
Question 15 Explanation: 
Athlete's foot
Question 16
Where was the wedding of Charles, Prince of Wales and Camilla Parker Bowles, held?
A
St Paul's Cathedral
B
Westminster Abbey
C
Windsor Guildhall
D
Buckingham Palace
Question 16 Explanation: 
Windsor Guildhall
There are 16 questions to complete.

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