General knowledge quiz 1668

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What country is due north of Hawaii?
A
Russia
B
USA
C
Japan
D
Canada
Question 1 Explanation: 
USA
Question 2
Which of these was an English cricketer who played for Middlesex and England in 78 Test matches, and was a footballer at Arsenal F.C. in the 1930s to 1950s?
A
George Best
B
Denis Compton
C
Donald Bradman
D
Ian Botham
Question 2 Explanation: 
Denis Compton
Question 3
Where is Yoruba mostly spoken as a native language?
A
Nigeria and Benin
B
Mali
C
Algeria
D
Angola and Gabon
Question 3 Explanation: 
Nigeria and Benin
Question 4
Remote Sensing device has an inbuilt source of..........
A
Infrared Ray
B
UV Rays
C
X-Rays
D
Radio Waves
Question 4 Explanation: 
Infrared Ray:The Remote Sensing Device (RSD) is a unique system that enables to measure individually the emissions of vehicles in motion, it has an inbuilt source of Infrared Ray.
Question 5
The slang words "cool", "groovy", "cat", and "chick" came from the jazz music culture in what decades'?
A
1920s and 1930s
B
1900s to 1910s
C
1940s to 1950s
D
1950s and 1960s
Question 5 Explanation: 
1920s and 1930s
Question 6
In sheep's stomach put finely minced heart, lungs & liver of sheep, 2 chopped onions, 1lb suet, juice of 1 lemon, 1/2pt oatmeal, 2tsp salt, 1tsp pepper, 1/2 grated nutmeg, 1/2pt gravy; boil 3 hrs is a recipe for what?
A
Cottage pie
B
Tripe
C
Irish stew
D
Haggis
Question 6 Explanation: 
Haggis
Question 7
The Royal Yacht Squadron of Cowes, based on the Isle of Wight, started a competition in 1851 now known by what name?
A
Ryder Cup
B
America's Cup
C
Ranfurly Shield
D
Borg-Warner Trophy
Question 7 Explanation: 
America's Cup
Question 8
The partition of India, formalised in 1947, was characterised by religious tension and violence between Hindus and people of which other major religious group?
A
Buddhism
B
Sikh
C
Christianity
D
Muslim
Question 8 Explanation: 
Muslim
Question 9
Which of the following is the currency of Croatia?
A
Lesotho Loti
B
USD
C
South African Rand
D
Croatian kuna
Question 10
The polar diameter is..........to the equatorial diameter.
A
more
B
equal
C
less
D
they cannot be compared
Question 11
The Republic of Chad is predominantly what type of land?
A
Jungle
B
Coastal dune
C
Swamp
D
Desert
Question 11 Explanation: 
Desert
Question 12
Talc is a clay mineral composed of which of the following?
A
Potassium Carbonate
B
Magnesium Silicate
C
Aluminium Aceteate
D
Sodium Silicate
Question 12 Explanation: 
Magnesium Silicate:Talc is a clay mineral composed of hydrated magnesium silicate with the chemical formula H2Mg3(SiO3)4 or Mg3Si4O10(OH)2.
Question 13
Following the 1997 return of Hong Kong to the People's Republic of China to become a special administrative region, Macau was returned to become its second special administrative region. When was that?
A
1999
B
1998
C
2002
D
2001
Question 13 Explanation: 
1999
Question 14
Which golfer came second in the 1996 US Masters despite leading by 6 shots at the start of the final round?
A
Jean van de Velde
B
Greg Norman
C
Nick Faldo
D
Ken Venturi
Question 14 Explanation: 
Greg Norman
Question 15
Which of these is dish originating in Louisiana, USA?
A
Disco
B
Combo
C
Mambo
D
Gumbo
Question 15 Explanation: 
Gumbo
Question 16
Which island was sold by Genoa to France in 1764, was ruled by Britain for two years from 1794 to 1796, and then returned to France?
A
Crete
B
New Guinea
C
Madagascar
D
Corsica
Question 16 Explanation: 
Corsica
There are 16 questions to complete.

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