General knowledge quiz 1580

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
At the 2008 Olympic Games, which event began its competition at Beijing before the Opening ceremony?
A
Football (soccer)
B
Archery
C
Rowing
D
Volleyball
Question 1 Explanation: 
Football (soccer)
Question 2
Which of the following rivers flow through Nellore?
A
Panchaganga
B
Pennar
C
Rapti
D
Rushikulya
Question 2 Explanation: 
Pennar
Question 3
Sometimes called a gulf or marginal sea, sometimes an extended delta, sometimes a river in which case it is the widest in the world, what is it known as?
A
River Lena
B
Rio de la Plata
C
Ob River
D
Darling River
Question 3 Explanation: 
Rio de la Plata
Question 4
What purpose does the inguinal canal serve in the human body?
A
Conveys the spermatic cord in men, and in women the round ligament of uterus
B
Carries the cilia which enable balance
C
Links the small and large intestines
D
Carries the root of a tooth
Question 4 Explanation: 
Conveys the spermatic cord in men, and in women the round ligament of uterus
Question 5
The Indian Institute of Petroleum located in..........
A
Dehradun
B
Hyderabad
C
Dehradun
D
Gurgaon
Question 5 Explanation: 
Dehradun:The Indian Institute of Petroleum (IIP), established in 1960, is one of the constituent laboratories of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), dedicated to R&D in the hydrocarbon sector.It was situated at Dehradun.
Question 6
Who began producing accounts of debates in the British parliament in 1803, the work continued by his family until it was taken over by the staff of "The Times" in 1895?
A
Thomas Hansard
B
Samuel Pepys
C
James Boswell
D
Daniel Defoe
Question 6 Explanation: 
Thomas Hansard
Question 7
Which of these states of the USA is rectangular?
A
Ohio
B
Nevada
C
Missouri
D
Colorado
Question 7 Explanation: 
Colorado
Question 8
Which festival celebrated in Australia?
A
Abergavenny Food Festival
B
Chinchilla Melon Festival
C
Maslenitsa Festival
D
Maine Lobster Festival
Question 8 Explanation: 
Chinchilla Melon Festival:The Queensland town of Chinchilla in Australia celebrates its most popular and best known product in a Melon Festival every two years in Australia
Question 9
Daniel O'Connell did what in 1828 and 1829 as part of a campaign to remove the restrictions on Roman Catholics in the UK?
A
He stood for election
B
He broke windows in the Houses of Parliament
C
Tried to hang himself in prison
D
Attempted assassinations of the Prime Minister
Question 9 Explanation: 
He stood for election
Question 10
What is known in poker as "dead man's hand"
A
Aces and eights
B
Kings and nines
C
Flush in hearts
D
Ace high straight
Question 10 Explanation: 
Aces and eights
Question 11
Formaggio marcio is notable for containing what?
A
Ham
B
Spinach
C
Live insect larvae
D
Apples
Question 11 Explanation: 
Live insect larvae
Question 12
Nainital Lake is located in..........
A
Uttarakhand
B
Manipur
C
Sikkim
D
Meghalaya
Question 13
Cell or tissue death within a living body is referred as..........
A
Necrosis
B
Mitochondrial
C
Sickle
D
Zygote
Question 13 Explanation: 
Necrosis:Necrosis is the name given to unprogrammed death of cells and living tissue
Question 14
Which of these is related to the tuba?
A
Piccolo
B
Cor Anglais
C
Sousaphone
D
Flute
Question 14 Explanation: 
Sousaphone
Question 15
Aspartame is a chemical used as what?
A
Defoliant
B
Sweetener
C
Ointment
D
Dye
Question 15 Explanation: 
Sweetener
Question 16
Capital city of Cameroon is..........
A
Bujumbura
B
Yaounde
C
Moroni
D
Bangui
Question 16 Explanation: 
Yaounde:Cameroon-Yaounde (Capital) and CFA franc(Currency)
There are 16 questions to complete.

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