General knowledge quiz 1662

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What is the name of the main character, a senior bank clerk, in Franz Kafka's unfinished novel "The Trial"?
A
Mr Micawber
B
Winston Smith
C
Maurice Till
D
Josef K
Question 1 Explanation: 
Josef K
Question 2
In 1892, who became the first heavyweight boxing champion to fight under the Marquess of Queensberry rules?
A
John L. Sullivan
B
Bob Fitzsimmons
C
Joe Louis
D
Jim Corbett
Question 2 Explanation: 
Jim Corbett
Question 3
What is the shortest book of the Old Testament?
A
Obadiah
B
Amos
C
Exodus
D
Ruth
Question 3 Explanation: 
Obadiah
Question 4
Rengma Ngadah is related to which state?
A
Uttar Pradesh
B
Nagaland
C
Uttarkhand
D
Manipur
Question 4 Explanation: 
Nagaland:The harvest festival of the Rengmas is called Ngada. It is an eight-day Ngada festival.It is one of the popular festivals of Nagaland.
Question 5
What is the best-known English blue cheese?
A
Salop
B
Badminton
C
Stilton
D
Queensberry
Question 5 Explanation: 
Stilton
Question 6
The theme tune of what TV show was Frank Sinatra's version of "Love and Marriage"?
A
All In The Family
B
Married... With Children
C
Sex in the City
D
Ellen
Question 6 Explanation: 
Married... With Children
Question 7
The Abu Simbel temples are situated in which country?
A
Sudan
B
Azerbaijan
C
Malaysia
D
Egypt
Question 7 Explanation: 
Egypt:The Abu Simbel temples are two massive rock temples at Abu Simbel, a village in Nubia, southern Egypt, near the border with Sudan
Question 8
Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve is situated in..........
A
Pondicherry
B
Uttar Pradesh
C
Andaman and Nicobar
D
Maharashtra
Question 8 Explanation: 
Maharashtra
Question 9
Why was Centralia, Pennsylvania, a town of 2, 000 abandoned from 1981 on and has been largely demolished?
A
An outbreak of plague virus
B
Poisonous fumes from underground coal fires started in the 1960s by burning rubbish dump material
C
The logging industry which employed the inhabitants folded
D
Central government wanted to clear the area in order to establish a national park
Question 9 Explanation: 
Poisonous fumes from underground coal fires started in the 1960s by burning rubbish dump material
Question 10
Whit Monday (also known as Pentecost Monday, "the second day of Pentecost" or "the second Whitsun") observed in most European countries and some former British colonies, especially in the Pacific, commemorates what type of event?
A
Famous battle
B
Religious event
C
Birth of Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney
D
Signing of a treaty
Question 10 Explanation: 
Religious event
Question 11
What term is applied to the selective breeding of people?
A
Eurythmics
B
Eugenics
C
Endemics
D
Eclectics
Question 11 Explanation: 
Eugenics
Question 12
The American TV miniseries "Shogun", based on the book by James Clavell, was set in which country?
A
Samoa
B
Japan
C
Siberia
D
Chile
Question 12 Explanation: 
Japan
Question 13
In England, what are Lloyds, Barclays, Westminster, Midland and National Provincial?
A
Clothing stores
B
Supermarkets
C
Fast food outlets
D
Banks
Question 13 Explanation: 
Banks
Question 14
What is a monsoon?
A
Hurricane winds
B
Torrential rain
C
A major wind system that reverses its direction seasonally, often accompanied by rain
D
Rain to break a drought
Question 14 Explanation: 
A major wind system that reverses its direction seasonally, often accompanied by rain
Question 15
Aegon Ilkley Trophy related with which Sport?
A
Badminton
B
Football
C
Tennis
D
Cricket
Question 15 Explanation: 
Tennis
Question 16
Which of these is most likely to be found at the end of a piece of music?
A
Codex
B
Codicil
C
Coda
D
Code
Question 16 Explanation: 
Coda
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