General knowledge quiz 1604

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of these is a fully independent country?
A
Bavaria
B
Wales
C
Iceland
D
Greenland
Question 1 Explanation: 
Iceland
Question 2
'Supply creates its own demand' said by..........
A
Raj Krishna
B
J.B.Say
C
Walter Adams
D
David Hume
Question 2 Explanation: 
J.B.Say:French Economist, J.B. Say, enunciated the proposition that ''supply creates its own demand
Question 3
What does the "u" in "U-boat" stand for?
A
Unseen
B
Undersea
C
Untersee
D
Ukraine
Question 3 Explanation: 
Untersee
Question 4
Which country maintain a directorial system of government?
A
Soviet Union
B
Switzerland
C
Ukraine
D
Australia
Question 4 Explanation: 
Switzerland:Switzerland and San Marino are the only contemporary countries which maintain a directorial system of government.
Question 5
Which of these states of the USA is the largest wheat producer?
A
Florida
B
Nevada
C
New Mexico
D
Kansas
Question 5 Explanation: 
Kansas
Question 6
The plain of Marathon is in which country?
A
Bulgaria
B
Italy
C
Turkey
D
Greece
Question 6 Explanation: 
Greece
Question 7
Who won the most of the first ten tournaments called the Women's Hockey World Cup (the field hockey World Cup competition for women), which was inaugurated in 1974?
A
Germany
B
Netherlands
C
Australia
D
Argentina
Question 7 Explanation: 
Netherlands
Question 8
In 47 BC, after the war with Pharnaces II of Pontus in the city of Zela (now known as Zile, in Turkey), who is credited with saying "Veni, vidi, vici"?
A
Alexander the Great
B
Julius Caesar
C
Genghis Khan
D
Winston Churchill
Question 8 Explanation: 
Julius Caesar
Question 9
The headquarters of International Amateur Boxing Association (AIBA) is in
A
USA
B
Malaysia
C
Switzerland
D
Australia
Question 9 Explanation: 
Switzerland
Question 10
What was one of the special aspects of the 2010 Queen's Baton which was carried in relay to the start of the Commonwealth Games?
A
It was carried into the venue on an elephant
B
It had text messaging capabilities
C
It was in two pieces which travelled separately and were rejoined at the venue
D
It carried images of a wolf, a raven and an eagle with a frog in its mouth
Question 10 Explanation: 
It had text messaging capabilities
Question 11
Rose and Jack were the lead characters in which film?
A
A Star Is Born
B
Finding Neverland
C
The Spy Who Came In From The Cold
D
Titanic
Question 11 Explanation: 
Titanic
Question 12
Glenn Miller, famous as a band leader in the 1930s & 1940s, played which instrument?
A
Trombone
B
Clarinet
C
Trumpet
D
Guitar
Question 12 Explanation: 
Trombone
Question 13
oil raise up the wick in a lamp. The principle involves
A
the diffusion of oil through the wick
B
the liquid state of oil
C
capillary action phenomenon
D
volatility of oil
Question 14
In the 1960s, who renounced his peerage to become British prime minister?
A
Alec Douglas Home
B
James Callaghan
C
Harold Wilson
D
William Pitt, the Younger
Question 14 Explanation: 
Alec Douglas Home
Question 15
In which English city is "The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Aged 13 3/4" by Sue Townsend, set?
A
Birmingham
B
Manchester
C
Leicester
D
Liverpool
Question 15 Explanation: 
Leicester
Question 16
By what name is English singer-songwriter, Ms A. L. B. Adkins MBE, better known?
A
Baby Blue
B
Lily Allen
C
Julie Driscoll
D
Adele
Question 16 Explanation: 
Adele
There are 16 questions to complete.

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