General knowledge quiz 1777

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Okinoshima is an island, situated in which country?
A
Japan
B
Russia
C
England
D
China
Question 1 Explanation: 
Japan:Okinoshima is an island, part of the city of Munakata, Fukuoka, Japan. It is considered sacred land by the local Munakata Taisha.
Question 2
What name is given to the death of tissue due to failure of the blood supply?
A
Necrosis
B
Necrophilia
C
Necromania
D
Necromancy
Question 2 Explanation: 
Necrosis
Question 3
A novel by General Lew Wallace published in 1880 was made into which films in 1926 (a silent movie) and 1959 (produced by William Wyler)?
A
The Ten Commandments
B
Ben Hur
C
Barabbas
D
Exodus
Question 3 Explanation: 
Ben Hur
Question 4
India is the..........largest producer of fish
A
First
B
Second
C
Third
D
Fourth
Question 4 Explanation: 
Third:India's rank as the second-largest fish producer in the world 1.China, 2. Peru and 3.India
Question 5
Which of the following did Alan Shepard do on the moon in 1971?
A
Make a snowball
B
Put a shrimp on the barby
C
Hit a golf ball
D
Throw a frisbee
Question 5 Explanation: 
Hit a golf ball
Question 6
Who commanded the Roman army that invaded Britain in 55BC?
A
Eric The Red
B
Alexander The Great
C
Julius Caesar
D
Mark Anthony
Question 6 Explanation: 
Julius Caesar
Question 7
The final carrier of the Olympic flame in the Olympic Torch Relay is often kept secret until the last moment, and is usually who?
A
Someone from Greece
B
The head of state of the host country
C
A sports celebrity of the host country
D
A sports celebrity of the previous host country
Question 7 Explanation: 
A sports celebrity of the host country
Question 8
Frida Kahlo, famous for her paintings, many of them self-portraits, was married to which other artist?
A
Mexican painter Diego Rivera
B
French writer and poet Andre Breton
C
Austrian-Mexican painter, sculptor and art theorist Wolfgang Paalen
D
Mexican artist Raquel Tibol
Question 8 Explanation: 
Mexican painter Diego Rivera
Question 9
What is the capital of the Australian state of Tasmania?
A
Townsville
B
Noosa
C
Hobart
D
Alice Springs
Question 9 Explanation: 
Hobart
Question 10
The following people died from what cause:Eva Braun, Wallace Carothers, Odilo Globocnik, Joseph Goebbels, Hermann Goring, Heinrich Himmler, GUnther von Kluge, Erwin Rommel, Alan Turing and the residents of Jonestown?
A
Asphyxiation
B
Gunshot wounds
C
Cyanide poisoning
D
Strychnine poisoning
Question 10 Explanation: 
Cyanide poisoning
Question 11
A Soviet film adaptation of which Shakespearean play, directed by Grigori Kozintsev, with black-and-white photography, a score by Shostakovich and a script based on a translation by Boris Pasternak, was made by Mosfilm in 1971?
A
Macbeth
B
The Merchant of Venice
C
Titus Andronicus
D
King Lear
Question 11 Explanation: 
King Lear
Question 12
Table Mountain in South Africa is between Lion's Head to the west and what Peak to the east?
A
Devil's
B
Widow's
C
Napkin
D
K2
Question 12 Explanation: 
Devil's
Question 13
Among the major cities which lie close to the Blue and White Nile River are three cites which are the capital of their countries, Cairo, Khartoum and which other?
A
Jinja
B
Juba
C
Addis Ababa
D
Kampala
Question 13 Explanation: 
Juba
Question 14
Which state Government had decided to set up a unique 'Heritage Cabinet' with an objective to preserve the relics and monuments across the state?
A
Maharashtra
B
Madhya Pradesh
C
Goa
D
Odisha
Question 14 Explanation: 
Odisha State Government decided to set up a unique 'Heritage Cabinet' with an objective to preserve the relics and monuments across the state. Odisha's 'Heritage Cabinet' would be headed by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. Main aim of Heritage Cabinet is to protect ancient monuments, temples and archaeological sites across Odisha. On December 26, 2017, Odisha State Cabinet approved a proposal to bifurcate the tourism and culture department. The Culture Department will now be renamed as Odia Language, Literature and Culture Department. A decision has also been taken to set up Odia Language Commission. Details pertaining to this commission would be disclosed later.
Question 15
What is the largest city in the province of New Brunswick, Canada?
A
Phillip Island
B
Bathurst
C
Fredericton
D
Saint John
Question 15 Explanation: 
Saint John
Question 16
Which of these National Parks was created last?
A
Yellowstone, USA
B
Kakadu, Australia
C
Peak District, UK
D
Pyrenees, France
Question 16 Explanation: 
Kakadu, Australia
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