General knowledge quiz 172

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
When and where athletics introduced in the Olympics?
A
1896 at Athens
B
1900 at Paris
C
1992 at Barcelona
D
1995 at Athens
Question 2
Which of the following is not a valid domain name?
A
Www.yahoo.com
B
Www.yahoo.co.uk
C
Www.fr.yahoo
D
Www.yahoo.fr
Question 3
Especially in the USA, Canada and Australia, what term is used to describe an elected official approaching the end of their tenure?
A
Porch sitter
B
Filibuster
C
Tail dragger
D
Lame duck
Question 3 Explanation: 
Lame duck
Question 4
When does a biennial event occur?
A
Every two centuries
B
Twice a year
C
Twice a century
D
Every two years
Question 4 Explanation: 
Every two years
Question 5
Symptoms of what disease include fever, shivering, joint pain, vomiting, anaemia, hemoglobinuria, retinal damage, and convulsions, with cyclical occurrence of sudden coldness followed by rigour, fever and sweating?
A
Polio
B
Jaundice
C
Malaria
D
Measles
Question 5 Explanation: 
Malaria
Question 6
What was one of the immediate effects of the sinking of the liner, Lusitania, en route from New York, USA, to Liverpool, UK, by German submarine in 1915?
A
People completely stopped sailing between America and the UK
B
America entered World War I
C
Kaiser Wilhelm ordered his submarines not to attack passenger liners
D
America gave the UK 10 submarines
Question 6 Explanation: 
Kaiser Wilhelm ordered his submarines not to attack passenger liners
Question 7
When was the period of English history known as "The Anarchy" or "The Nineteen-Year Winter"?
A
14th century
B
20th century
C
12th century
D
18th century
Question 7 Explanation: 
12th century
Question 8
Kippers are smoked what?
A
Sardine
B
Mackerel
C
Herring
D
Plaice
Question 8 Explanation: 
Herring
Question 9
Sejm is the parliament of..........
A
England
B
Poland
C
Turkey
D
German
Question 9 Explanation: 
Poland:The Sejm of the Republic of Poland is the lower house of the Polish parliament.
Question 10
Mahaprayan Ghat is located in..........
A
New Delhi
B
Gujarat
C
Bihar
D
Madhya Pradesh
Question 10 Explanation: 
Bihar:Mahaprayan Ghat is located in Bihar. This is the memorial place of Rajendra Prasad.
Question 11
US baseball player Pete Rose was accused in 1989 of (and he confessed in 2004 to) what, that has made him ineligible to be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame?
A
Feigning illness during games
B
Deliberately losing games
C
Betting on baseball
D
Throwing wide of bases
Question 11 Explanation: 
Betting on baseball
Question 12
The instrument used to measure electric current is
A
ammeter
B
electrometer
C
galvanometer
D
spectrometer
Question 13
What word is the plural of "sheep"?
A
Sheeps
B
Sheep
C
Flock
D
Sheepish
Question 13 Explanation: 
Sheep
Question 14
What nationality was the artist, caricaturist and author Aubrey Beardsley (1872-1898)?
A
French
B
German
C
English
D
Russian
Question 14 Explanation: 
English
Question 15
On which continent is Suriname?
A
Asia
B
Africa
C
Europe
D
South America
Question 15 Explanation: 
South America
Question 16
To play craps, players need an appropriately marked up board, chips and what else?
A
Specially printed money
B
Letter dice
C
Farkle cup
D
Spotted dice
Question 16 Explanation: 
Spotted dice
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