General knowledge quiz 1649

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
India's first day-night Test is scheduled to be held in which stadium?
A
Feroz Shah Kotla Ground, New Delhi
B
M.A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai
C
Gymkhana Ground, Mumbai
D
Eden Garden, Kolkata
Question 1 Explanation: 
Eden Garden, Kolkata:India and New Zealand team scheduled to play the India's first day-night Test in Eden garden in Kolkata.But it is refused by Indian team
Question 2
Which river, 210 miles long, whose principal tributaries are the Wye, Avon and Teme, empties into the Bristol channel?
A
Tyne
B
Severn
C
Derwent
D
Trent
Question 2 Explanation: 
Severn
Question 3
Which South American country stretches over 3, 000 miles from north to south and less than 300 miles from east to west?
A
Chile
B
Brazil
C
Venezuela
D
Ecuador
Question 3 Explanation: 
Chile
Question 4
Italy is called as..........
A
Golden city
B
Gateway of Europe
C
The Boot
D
Granery of Europe
Question 4 Explanation: 
The Boot:The peninsula's shape gives it the nickname The Boot. Three smaller peninsulas contribute to this characteristic shape, namely Calabria, Salento and Gargano.
Question 5
The Great Falls of the Potomac River are located upstream (to the northwest) of which US city?
A
Pittsburg
B
Chicago
C
Washington
D
Pennsylvania
Question 5 Explanation: 
Washington
Question 6
Where is the European Court of Human Rights?
A
Strasbourg
B
Brussels
C
Prague
D
Luxembourg
Question 6 Explanation: 
Strasbourg
Question 7
What is young British artist Debbie Smyth best known for?
A
Large-scale thread and pin drawings
B
Stained glass sculpture
C
Ambient music
D
Programming robots to paint
Question 7 Explanation: 
Large-scale thread and pin drawings
Question 8
The city previously known as Byzantium and Constantinople is in what modern day country?
A
Laos
B
Canada
C
Bermuda
D
Turkey
Question 8 Explanation: 
Turkey
Question 9
..........is famous dance in J & K
A
Bihu
B
Chakri
C
Chau
D
Chiraw
Question 9 Explanation: 
Chakri:Chakri is one of the most popular types of traditional music played in Jammu & Kashmir.
Question 10
What was the fate of Lucia di Lammermoor in Donizetti's opera?
A
She was stabbed to death by her lover
B
She went mad and committed suicide
C
She jumped to her death
D
She died of consumption
Question 10 Explanation: 
She went mad and committed suicide
Question 11
When is International Women's Day?
A
8-Jun
B
8 March
C
8-Sep
D
8-Dec
Question 11 Explanation: 
8-Mar
Question 12
The number of players in each Kabbadi team is..........
A
10
B
7
C
8
D
9
Question 12 Explanation: 
7:In the international team version of kabaddi, two teams of seven members each occupy opposite halves of a field of 10 m $\times$ 13 m in case of men and 8 m $\times$ 12 m in case of women. Each has three supplementary players held in reserve.
Question 13
Peter Snell, who set 5 individual world running records, was part of a team that set a new four by 1 mile relay record and won 2 Olympic golds for 800 metres (1960 Rome & 1964 Tokyo) and a gold for 1500 metres (1964 Tokyo), represented which country?
A
Austria
B
New Zealand
C
Kenya
D
India
Question 13 Explanation: 
New Zealand
Question 14
The Indira Gandhi Canal is related with which two states?
A
Punjab & Rajasthan
B
Punjab & Haryana
C
Gujarat & Punjab
D
Rajasthan & Uttar Pradesh
Question 14 Explanation: 
Punjab & Rajasthan:The Indira Gandhi Canal is one of the largest canal projects in India. It starts from the Harike Barrage at Harike, a few kilometers below the confluence of the Satluj and Beas rivers in the Indian state of Punjab and terminates in irrigation facilities in the Thar Desert in the north west of Rajasthan state.
Question 15
Which line divides North and South Korea?
A
36 Parallel North
B
38 Parallel North
C
40 Parallel North
D
41 Parallel North
Question 15 Explanation: 
38 Parallel North
Question 16
The longest epoch of the tertiary period is
A
Palaeocene
B
Eocene
C
Oligocene
D
Miocene
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