General knowledge quiz 1643

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Where is the Temple of Confucius?
A
Angkor Wat
B
Machu Picchu
C
Qufu
D
Giza
Question 1 Explanation: 
Qufu
Question 2
At the start of "Scream 2", what was the name of the film that was shown about the "Woodsboro Murders"?
A
Penetrate
B
Plunge
C
Stab
D
Insert
Question 2 Explanation: 
Stab
Question 3
When were referees first recorded as officially called for in the written rules in a game of football (soccer)?
A
1847
B
1863
C
1581
D
1841
Question 3 Explanation: 
1847
Question 4
She was known during her training and work as Nora Baker, and was posthumously awarded a British George Cross, appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire and awarded a French Croix de Guerre with Gold Star. What was her real name?
A
Yolande Beekman
B
Madeleine Damerment
C
Noor Inayat Khan
D
Eliane Plewman
Question 4 Explanation: 
Noor Inayat Khan
Question 5
The capital city of Ecuador is..........
A
Quito
B
Tirana
C
Valletta
D
Oslo
Question 5 Explanation: 
Quito
Question 6
The famous collection of music, "Songs from the Auvergne" arranged by Joseph Canteloube, is in what language?
A
Catalan
B
Occitan
C
Gallo-Italic
D
Oil
Question 6 Explanation: 
Occitan
Question 7
Which was the first Olympic Games hosted in Germany since the 1936 Games in Berlin?
A
1976
B
1972
C
1992
D
1964
Question 7 Explanation: 
1972
Question 8
What was the governing body of ancient Rome?
A
Kremlin
B
Senate
C
Pentagon
D
Star Chamber
Question 8 Explanation: 
Senate
Question 9
What was the native language of Albert Einstein?
A
Inuit
B
Urdu
C
Latin
D
German
Question 9 Explanation: 
German
Question 10
Kala-azar is a sandfly-borne disease, infections and death from which often reach epidemic proportions. What is it known as in medical terminology?
A
Trypanosomiasis
B
Malaria
C
Zika
D
Visceral leishmaniasis
Question 10 Explanation: 
Visceral leishmaniasis
Question 11
The main factor determining a region's climate is
A
longitude
B
latitude
C
temperature
D
All of the above
Question 12
What reason did the Republic of Maldives give for withdrawing from the Commonwealth of Nations in 2016?
A
It has other alliances, inconsistent with the Commonwealth, which it values more
B
Protest at international criticism of its record on corruption and human rights
C
Protest at the re-inclusion of the Republic of Fiji into the Commonwealth in 2014
D
It wanted to align with fundamentalist and anti-West policies
Question 12 Explanation: 
Protest at international criticism of its record on corruption and human rights
Question 13
Which bank launched ''Easypay'' App?
A
ICICI bank
B
HDFC bank
C
IDBI bank
D
SBI
Question 13 Explanation: 
The ICICI Bank has launched Easypay-a mobile application to enable merchants, retailers and professionals to accept instant cashless payments on mobile phones from customers. A first-of-its-kind application, 'Easypay' offers customers the improved convenience of paying by using their mobile phone through Unified Payment Interface (UPI), any credit/debit card and internet banking, an ICICI Bank release said.
Question 14
The volcanic Gaua Island is part of what Pacific country?
A
Japan
B
New Zealand
C
Vanuatu
D
Papua New Guinea
Question 14 Explanation: 
Vanuatu
Question 15
Fictional villages with names such as Aspern Tallow, Badger's Drift, Bow Clayton, Burwood Mantle, Causton Town, Elverton-cum-Latterley, Finchmere & Fletcher's Cross are the setting for which of these British TV series?
A
Inspector Morse
B
Juliet Bravo
C
Midsomer Murders
D
A Touch of Frost
Question 15 Explanation: 
Midsomer Murders
Question 16
Who originated the "Mr Men" series of books?
A
Michael Bond
B
Roger Hargreaves
C
Elisabeth Beresford
D
Enid Blyton
Question 16 Explanation: 
Roger Hargreaves
There are 16 questions to complete.

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