General knowledge quiz 1801

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
At the Battle of Bannockburn, an army led by Robert the Bruce defeated troops led by whom?
A
Edward II
B
William II
C
Harold II
D
Richard II
Question 1 Explanation: 
Edward II
Question 2
A type of loan, where the bank or the lending institution provides the borrower with a loan that helps the borrower to pay off his all previous debts is termed as..........
A
Debt Recovery
B
Debt Settlement
C
Debt Management
D
Debt Consolidation
Question 2 Explanation: 
Debt consolidation is a form of debt refinancing that entails taking out one loan to pay off many others.
Question 3
How did Shakespeare in his play "Cymbeline" end the line, "Golden lads and girls all must as chimneysweepers come to..."?
A
Rest
B
Rust
C
Dust
D
Ash
Question 3 Explanation: 
Dust
Question 4
Where in the body is the scapula?
A
Shoulder
B
Ribs
C
Knee
D
Elbow
Question 4 Explanation: 
Shoulder
Question 5
The chemical name of Vitamin B is
A
nicotinamide
B
ascorbic acid
C
riboflavin
D
thiamine
Question 6
Which Irish born British admiral and hydrographer created a standard scale in 1805 by which naval officers could report wind speed?
A
Sir Francis Beaufort
B
Lord Nelson
C
Sir Walter Raleigh
D
Sir Francis Drake
Question 6 Explanation: 
Sir Francis Beaufort
Question 7
A "fingerplate" is a piece of metal used to deter fingermarks appearing on what?
A
Paintings
B
Glasses
C
Books
D
Doors
Question 7 Explanation: 
Doors
Question 8
Sean Parnell made international news in July 2009. Who is he?
A
The lieutenant governor of Alaska who became governor after Sarah Palin's resignation
B
The first of Barack Obama's appointments to the Supreme Court
C
Eating 102 hotdogs in 30 minutes
D
The first British soldier to die in Afghanistan
Question 8 Explanation: 
The lieutenant governor of Alaska who became governor after Sarah Palin's resignation
Question 9
Which of the following is used for removing air bubbles from glass during its manufacture?
A
Arsenous oxide
B
Potassium carbonate
C
Soda ash
D
Feldspar
Question 10
What organisation developed the Rosetta space mission?
A
European Space Agency (ASE)
B
National Space Agency (KazCosmos)
C
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
D
National Centre of Space Research (CNES)
Question 10 Explanation: 
European Space Agency (ASE)
Question 11
How many years lapsed after Pierre de Fermat formulated his "Last Theorem" in 1637, until the last part of an accepted proof was published?
A
358
B
None, a proof has not been published yet
C
378
D
363
Question 11 Explanation: 
358
Question 12
Karoline Mikkelsen was the first woman to
A
reach North Pole
B
reach South Pole
C
climb Mt. Everest
D
set foot on the moon
Question 13
What is the collective name for eight elite universities in the North Eastern USA?
A
Private
B
Oxford
C
Ivy League
D
Non-denominational
Question 13 Explanation: 
Ivy League
Question 14
Berring Straitplaced between Russia and..........
A
Spain
B
UAE
C
UK
D
USA
Question 14 Explanation: 
USA:A strait connecting the Pacific and Arctic oceans between Russia and the US state of Alaska.
Question 15
The "Libro de los Juegos", completed in Castilian in 1278 AD, contained texts, illustrations and miniatures describing and discussing the games of chess, dice and which other game?
A
Go
B
Whist
C
Backgammon
D
Draughts
Question 15 Explanation: 
Backgammon
Question 16
Many major sporting fixtures were not held in 1919 because of what reason?
A
The potential competitors didn't feel like it
B
Too soon after the end of the First World War
C
Sport wasn't fashionable that year
D
It was a blue moon year
Question 16 Explanation: 
Too soon after the end of the First World War
There are 16 questions to complete.

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