General knowledge quiz 1558

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
With which country do you associate the didgeridoo?
A
Australia
B
Spain
C
Pakistan
D
China
Question 1 Explanation: 
Australia
Question 2
By what name do we better know Mr van Rijn, who lived in Holland in the 17th century?
A
Mozart
B
Kalashnikov
C
Wurlitzer
D
Rembrandt
Question 2 Explanation: 
Rembrandt
Question 3
Oil from oil wells was first used for what?
A
Evaporate brine to produce salt
B
Fuelling railway engines
C
Lubricating weaving machines
D
Lighting
Question 3 Explanation: 
Evaporate brine to produce salt
Question 4
Guitarist Brian Rankin is better known as who?
A
Eric Clapton
B
Hank Marvin
C
Pete Townsend
D
Jimmy Page
Question 4 Explanation: 
Hank Marvin
Question 5
Victoria Falls is on the border between which two countries?
A
Zambia and Zimbabwe
B
Zambia and Namibia
C
Zimbabwe and Botswana
D
Zambia and Mozambique
Question 5 Explanation: 
Zambia and Zimbabwe
Question 6
The title ' Beloved of the Gods', who took for himself?
A
Kanishka
B
Ashoka
C
Bindusara
D
Chandra Gupta
Question 6 Explanation: 
Devanampiya, ''beloved of the gods, '' is the title Ashoka took for himself.
Question 7
Who is also known as Curse of God?
A
Kublai khan
B
Ogedei Khan
C
Kubali Khan
D
Genghis Khan
Question 7 Explanation: 
Genghis Khan was born in Temujin, was the founder and Great Khan of the Mongol Empire, which became the largest contiguous empire in history after his death. Genghis Khan is also known as Curse of God.
Question 8
According to the Bible, what did Samson kill 1, 000 Philistines with?
A
A club
B
His bare hands
C
A sword, 3 cubits long
D
An ass's jawbone
Question 8 Explanation: 
An ass's jawbone
Question 9
Who uses a hod?
A
Bricklayer
B
Coalman
C
Ferryman
D
Painter
Question 9 Explanation: 
Bricklayer
Question 10
Which of these has had the most influence on the architecture of Paris?
A
Antonio Gaudi
B
Frank Lloyd Wright
C
Christopher Wren
D
Georges-Eugene Haussmann
Question 10 Explanation: 
Georges-Eugene Haussmann
Question 11
The Nasrids, the last Muslim dynasty in Spain, who were the last survivors of the tussle between Muslim and Christian for Spain were responsible for what still surviving landmark in Spain?
A
The Alhambra
B
Mosque of Cordoba
C
The Alcazar of Segovia
D
El Escorial
Question 11 Explanation: 
The Alhambra
Question 12
Where are the 2018 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XXIII Olympic Winter Games, to be held?
A
Pyeongchang, South Korea
B
Annecy, France
C
Munich, Germany
D
Rotorua, New Zealand
Question 12 Explanation: 
Pyeongchang, South Korea
Question 13
Apart from a syringe which of these could also be called hypodermic?
A
A freckle
B
A deep stab wound
C
Some bruises
D
A hernia
Question 13 Explanation: 
Some bruises
Question 14
The first interracial kiss in a US TV drama series was in 1968 on what show?
A
Star Trek
B
Soap
C
The Young and the Restless
D
The Beverley Hillbillies
Question 14 Explanation: 
Star Trek
Question 15
Who directed the films "Clerks", "Mallrats" and "Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back "?
A
Spike Lee
B
Sam Mendes
C
Kevin Smith
D
Michael Moore
Question 15 Explanation: 
Kevin Smith
Question 16
The Turko-Afghan rule in India lasted for about
A
two centuries
B
three centuries
C
four centuries
D
a little over one century
There are 16 questions to complete.

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