General knowledge quiz 175

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which cartoon character is the adoptive father of Swee'Pea, an infant foundling left on his doorstep?
A
Tintin
B
Asterix
C
Popeye
D
Batman
Question 1 Explanation: 
Popeye
Question 2
Which city in Tamil Nadu has airport?
A
Chennai
B
Triuchirapalli
C
Madurai
D
All of the above
Question 3
What name is generically given to any football match between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid, the most followed club football match in the world, watched by hundreds of millions?
A
Sagrada Familia
B
Encarta
C
El Clasico
D
El Cordobes
Question 3 Explanation: 
El Clasico
Question 4
An ancient Greek city Aphrodisias is in which country?
A
Turkey
B
Germany
C
Japan
D
Israel
Question 4 Explanation: 
Turkey:Aphrodisias was a small ancient Greek city in the historic Caria cultural region of western Anatolia, Turkey.
Question 5
The mineral containing both magnesium and calcium is
A
magnesite
B
calcite
C
carnallite
D
dolomite
Question 6
Which fictional character in the land of Oz, created by L. Frank Baum, is sometimes named "Locasta" or "Tattypoo"?
A
The Good Witch of the North
B
The heroine, usually called Dorothy
C
Dorothy's dog
D
The Wicked Witch of the West
Question 6 Explanation: 
The Good Witch of the North
Question 7
When did the use of sugar make its way from Asia and the Middle East into Western recipes?
A
7th century
B
15th century
C
Early 12th century
D
5th century
Question 7 Explanation: 
Early 12th century
Question 8
What is the name for the lowest point of a sound wave?
A
Period
B
Decay
C
Trough
D
Nadir
Question 8 Explanation: 
Trough
Question 9
Soap is a mixture of sodium or potassium salts of
A
dicarboxylic acids
B
monocarboxylic acids
C
glycerol
D
tricarboxylic acids
Question 10
What sport was part of the Olympic Games programme between 1896 and 1924, and returned as a full medal sport at the 1988 Olympics?
A
Tennis
B
Lawn bowls
C
Curling
D
Golf
Question 10 Explanation: 
Tennis
Question 11
In music, what does the term "Allegro" mean?
A
Moderately slow
B
At a slow pace
C
At a quick pace
D
Moderately quickly
Question 11 Explanation: 
At a quick pace
Question 12
In 1204 and 1453 the libraries of which city were destroyed or sold off first by the Crusaders and then by the Ottoman Turks?
A
Tripoli
B
Baghdad
C
Constantinople
D
Cordoba
Question 12 Explanation: 
Constantinople
Question 13
What was the name of the evil wizard that appeared in the TV series "The Smurfs"?
A
Gilgamesh
B
Gargamel
C
Gorgon
D
Graham
Question 13 Explanation: 
Gargamel
Question 14
Which of these is part of traditional Chinese cuisine?
A
Eucalyptus leaves
B
Pasta
C
Bamboo shoots
D
Flamingo
Question 14 Explanation: 
Bamboo shoots
Question 15
Why did the protesters in the 2014 Umbrella Revolution use umbrellas?
A
To protect against sunstroke
B
Because it rained heavily
C
To ward off pepper spray used by police
D
It looked good on TV news reports
Question 15 Explanation: 
To ward off pepper spray used by police
Question 16
What is the measurement of the volleyball court?
A
5 m x 4 m divided into two parts by a net
B
8 m x 7 m divided into two parts by a net
C
18 m x 9 m divided into two parts by a net
D
12 m x 11 m divided into two parts by a net
There are 16 questions to complete.

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