General knowledge quiz 176

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What is a mythological "xana"?
A
Unicorn
B
Dragon
C
Fairy
D
Flying horse
Question 1 Explanation: 
Fairy
Question 2
In which sport have Chinese players won the men's World Championship 60% of the time since 1959, and in the women's competition, all but two of the World Championships since 1971?
A
Show jumping
B
Table tennis
C
Figure skating
D
Snooker
Question 2 Explanation: 
Table tennis
Question 3
In April 2010, ash from the eruption of which mountain caused flights to be cancelled in Northern Europe?
A
Eyjafjallajokull
B
Tindfjallajokull
C
Heroubreio
D
Hverfjall
Question 3 Explanation: 
Eyjafjallajokull
Question 4
In 2003, what character was voted by the American Film Institute to be the greatest hero in American film?
A
Atticus Finch
B
James Bond
C
Indiana Jones
D
"Dirty" Harry Callaghan
Question 4 Explanation: 
Atticus Finch
Question 5
The oldest commercial TV network in the UK is named what?
A
UTV
B
ITV
C
ITV plc
D
Channel 3
Question 5 Explanation: 
Channel 3
Question 6
Which of these is a novel by James Joyce?
A
Herod
B
Adonis
C
Midas
D
Ulysses
Question 6 Explanation: 
Ulysses
Question 7
The highest mountain in North America is part of which mountain range?
A
Appalachian Mountains
B
Rocky Mountains
C
Alaska Range
D
Sierra Nevada
Question 7 Explanation: 
Alaska Range
Question 8
The uninhabited Malgas Island, or Bird Island, off the Western Cape of South Africa, is the largest breeding colony in the world of what?
A
Bank cormorants
B
African penguins
C
Cape gannets
D
Kelp gulls
Question 8 Explanation: 
Cape gannets
Question 9
MK Gandi was a editor of which of the following?
A
Kavivachan Sudha
B
Young India & Harijan
C
Yugantar
D
Hindustan
Question 9 Explanation: 
Young India:Young India was a weekshed-a weekly paper or journal-in English published by Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi from 1919 to 1932. Gandhi wrote various quotations in this journal that inspired many. He used Young India to spread his unique ideology and thoughts regarding the use of nonviolence in organising movements
Question 10
In which drink is tannin most often found?
A
Coffee
B
Milk
C
Tea
D
Sparkling water
Question 10 Explanation: 
Tea
Question 11
Which of these characters drives around in the "Mystery Machine"?
A
Garfield
B
Batman
C
Scooby-Doo
D
Sherlock Holmes
Question 11 Explanation: 
Scooby-Doo
Question 12
..........is considered the biological clock of the body
A
Pineal gland
B
Thyroid gland
C
Adrenal gland
D
Parathyroid gland
Question 12 Explanation: 
Pineal gland:Pineal gland is called as biological clock of the body, because it regulates the melatonin production in your body via the amount of light detected by your retina. when it's dark the gland releases the melatonin which lets your body go to sleep and start ''repairing'' itself.
Question 13
Five of what animal, the first of a planned 33, were airlifted from South Africa to Tanzania's Serengeti National Reserve in May 2010?
A
Komodo dragon
B
Siberian Tiger
C
Mountain Gorilla
D
Black rhinoceros
Question 13 Explanation: 
Black rhinoceros
Question 14
Who among the following Formula 1 driver has won Hungarian Grand Prix?
A
Lewis Hamilton
B
Sebastian Vettel
C
Nico Rosberg
D
Daniel Ricciardo
Question 14 Explanation: 
Sebastian Vettel has won Hungarian Grand Prix. He took the checkered flag 0.9 seconds ahead of Raikkonen on July 30, 2017. This is his fourth win of the season and 46th of his Formula One career. The last Ferrari driver to win from pole position in Hungary was Vettel's compatriot Michael Schumacher, who was dominant in 2004 and went on to win his seventh
Question 15
Which UK sitcom features a yellow wheeled van?
A
Mr Bean
B
Only Fools and Horses
C
The Vicar of Dibley
D
Steptoe and Son
Question 15 Explanation: 
Only Fools and Horses
Question 16
The Tiger Quoll, Dibbler and Phascogale are native to which country?
A
Australia
B
Brazil
C
South Africa
D
Argentina
Question 16 Explanation: 
Australia
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