General knowledge quiz 1532

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Kadra dam is constructed across the..........River
A
Tungabhadra
B
Kalinadi
C
Malaprabha
D
Bhadra
Question 2
Phil Mickelson is a professional in what sport?
A
Surfing
B
Tennis
C
Golf
D
American Football
Question 2 Explanation: 
Golf
Question 3
Which of these mountains is the highest?
A
Mount Kosciuszko
B
Puncak Jaya
C
Mount Wilhelm
D
Mount Cook
Question 3 Explanation: 
Puncak Jaya
Question 4
Lance Armstrong, a sportsperson of international repute, belongs to which of the following countries?
A
USA
B
Ukraine
C
Spain
D
Brazil
Question 4 Explanation: 
Lance Edward Armstrong (born Lance Edward Gunderson on September 18, 1971) is an American professional road racing cyclist who is best known for winning the Tour de France a record seven consecutive times, after having survived testicular cancer.
Question 5
Which of these is a type of camera lens?
A
Bug eye
B
Broad angle
C
Zoom
D
Near to
Question 5 Explanation: 
Zoom
Question 6
Which Ohio-born woman joined Buffalo Bill's Wild West show and was known as "the greatest woman marksman of all time"?
A
Bloody Mary
B
The Unsinkable Mollie Brown
C
Mae West
D
Annie Oakley
Question 6 Explanation: 
Annie Oakley
Question 7
In Japanese cuisine, what are "udons"?
A
Bread rolls
B
Steamed dumplings
C
Fried prawns
D
Thick noodles
Question 7 Explanation: 
Thick noodles
Question 8
In which country is the city of Kandahar?
A
Iran
B
Turkey
C
Afghanistan
D
India
Question 8 Explanation: 
Afghanistan
Question 9
What is the name for the open areas of country in South Africa?
A
Plains
B
Pampas
C
Steppes
D
Veldt
Question 9 Explanation: 
Veldt
Question 10
Where do the warm Agulhas and the cold Benguela ocean currents contact one another?
A
Near and west of the southern tip of Africa
B
West of the Galapagos Islands
C
South of New Zealand
D
Between Tierra del Fuego and the mainland of South America
Question 10 Explanation: 
Near and west of the southern tip of Africa
Question 11
What word applies to the action of tilting one's head back, allowing a mouthful of liquid to sit in the upper throat and expelling air from the lungs, causing the liquid to bubble through the throat and mouth?
A
Gargle
B
Gandalf
C
Gander
D
Gaggle
Question 11 Explanation: 
Gargle
Question 12
Popular writer..........has been announced as winner of this year's Kalinga Literary Awards
A
Anand Neelakantan
B
Akshay Mohapatra
C
Surendra Das
D
Neelmadhab Pattnaik
Question 12 Explanation: 
Popular writer Anand Neelakantan, Odia poet Haraprasad Das and author Paramita Satpathy have been announced as winners of this year's Kalinga Literary Awards. Anand Neelakantan will be conferred Kalinga International Literary Award. Haraprasad Das will be conferred Kalinga Literary Youth Award. Paramita Satpathy will be conferred Kalinga Karubaki Award.
Question 13
What is a clavicle?
A
Siege machine used in the middle ages
B
Musical instrument, similar to a piano
C
The shaft that drives the valves in a piston engine
D
Collar bone
Question 13 Explanation: 
Collar bone
Question 14
Which Scottish architect, buried in Westminster Abbey, is famous for staircases, fireplaces, chimney pieces, and furniture built in residences in the 18th century?
A
Ian Athfield
B
Inigo Jones
C
Robert Adam
D
Christopher Wren
Question 14 Explanation: 
Robert Adam
Question 15
Which of these concepts encompasses "The Butterfly Effect"?
A
Chaos Theory
B
Set Theory
C
Game Theory
D
Copernican Theory
Question 15 Explanation: 
Chaos Theory
Question 16
What are a pony, a jigger and a jackpot?
A
Stakes, or wagers, in games
B
Specialist fairground attractions
C
Units of measurement of volume
D
Types of freshwater pond life
Question 16 Explanation: 
Units of measurement of volume
There are 16 questions to complete.

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