General knowledge quiz 1813

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The city of Rome in what is now Italy was successively the capital for the Roman Kingdom, the Roman Republic and what next?
A
Romany Rye
B
The Holy Roman Church
C
Romania
D
The Roman Empire
Question 1 Explanation: 
The Roman Empire
Question 2
What is Spartacus famous for doing?
A
Drinking the senate under the table
B
Building the coliseum
C
Winning a chariot race
D
Leading a slave rebellion
Question 2 Explanation: 
Leading a slave rebellion
Question 3
Between 1250 CE and 1500 CE a series of massive human-shaped carved monoliths were created and set up on what island?
A
Rapa Nui (Easter Island)
B
Vanuatu
C
Papua New Guinea
D
The Azores
Question 3 Explanation: 
Rapa Nui (Easter Island)
Question 4
Depth of the Ocean is measured by
A
Fathometer
B
Mariner's Compass
C
Radar
D
Tachometer
Question 4 Explanation: 
Fathometer:Fathometer uses sound waves to determine the depth of water.It unit is Fathom
Question 5
What alloy is created from copper and tin?
A
Steel
B
Brass
C
Bronze
D
Aluminium
Question 5 Explanation: 
Bronze
Question 6
In February 2017, ISRO launched Cartosat-2 series satellite with how many satellites?
A
101
B
105
C
102
D
104
Question 6 Explanation: 
104:Indian Space Research Organisation's (Isro) workhorse Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) carry a record 104 satellites in a single mission on 15 February from the space centre at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.
Question 7
From which mineral is radium obtained?
A
Rutile
B
Haematite
C
Limestone
D
Pitchblende
Question 8
Upon whom did Pope Leo X confer the title "Defender of the Faith" in 1521?
A
King Philippe II of Spain
B
King Henry VIII of England
C
William of Orange
D
Emperor Franz Joseph
Question 8 Explanation: 
King Henry VIII of England
Question 9
Which film, directed by Howard Hawks and starring John Wayne and Montgomery Clift, was about a cattle drive to Abilene, Kansas?
A
The Big Sleep
B
Stage Coach
C
The Ox-bow Incident
D
Red River
Question 9 Explanation: 
Red River
Question 10
Despite everything that was going on the world between 1905 and 1993, professional baseball's World Series was played every year. Why was it cancelled for 1994?
A
A global pandemic
B
A strike by the players
C
War in Iraq
D
Lack of funds
Question 10 Explanation: 
A strike by the players
Question 11
Mills and Boon are publishers of what type of books?
A
Sport
B
Science textbooks
C
Romance
D
Religion
Question 11 Explanation: 
Romance
Question 12
What transport artery runs for 13 miles between Brig, Switzerland and Domodossola, Italy?
A
Stairway to Heaven
B
Route 66
C
Simplon Tunnel
D
Col de Suisse
Question 12 Explanation: 
Simplon Tunnel
Question 13
What chemical compound that is a colourless solid is about 3, 000 times stronger than acetic acid?
A
Oxalic acid
B
Formic acid
C
Ascorbic acid
D
Folic acid
Question 13 Explanation: 
Oxalic acid
There are 13 questions to complete.

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