General knowledge quiz 202

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What does the Latin root "virgula" of the word for the punctuation mark "/" (forward slash or virgule) mean?
A
Twig, or small branch
B
Cut
C
Small tail
D
Drift
Question 1 Explanation: 
Twig, or small branch
Question 2
World's first quantum computing machine has been made by which country?
A
Italy
B
Japan
C
USA
D
China
Question 2 Explanation: 
China
Question 3
Sultan Azlan Shah Cup associated with which sports?
A
Badminton
B
Football
C
Cricket
D
Hockey
Question 3 Explanation: 
Hockey
Question 4
When did Commander Robert Peary discovered North Pole?
A
1904
B
1905
C
1908
D
1909
Question 5
Which of these is the name of someone who has been the Archbishop of Cape Town?
A
Richmond Crinoline
B
Raymond Skirt
C
Elton Culotte
D
Desmond Tutu
Question 5 Explanation: 
Desmond Tutu
Question 6
What event took place at Yasgur's farm, New York, on 15 to 18 August 1969?
A
Until then, the world's worst plane crash
B
New York World's Fair
C
First public demonstration of the M16 rifle
D
Woodstock Music and Art Fair
Question 6 Explanation: 
Woodstock Music and Art Fair
Question 7
Which is another name for the game variously called taca taca, kicker, baby-foot, langirt and futillo?
A
Polo
B
Gridiron
C
Foosball
D
Tennis
Question 7 Explanation: 
Foosball
Question 8
While most juries can only provide a verdict of "Guilty" or "Not Guilty", in which country can a jury decide "Not Proven"?
A
Wales
B
Scotland
C
Ireland
D
Canada
Question 8 Explanation: 
Scotland
Question 9
Which of the following dance is popular in Tamil Nadu?
A
Lota
B
Tobal Chougbi
C
Tamasha
D
Therukkothu
Question 9 Explanation: 
Therukkothu:Koothu and alternatively spelt as kuttu, means dance or performance in Tamil, it is a folk art originated from the early Tamil country
Question 10
What river, that passes through Turin, is the longest river in Italy?
A
Rubicon
B
Tiber
C
Arno
D
Po
Question 10 Explanation: 
Po
Question 11
Lux is the SI unit of
A
intensity of illumination
B
luminous efficiency
C
luminous flux
D
luminous intensity
Question 11 Explanation: 
The SI unit of intensity of illumination (illuminance) is the lux. An illuminance of 1.0 lux is produced by 1.0 lumen of light shining on an area of 1.0 $m^2$.
Question 12
Which of these is not one of four facilities operated by the Montreal Nature Museum?
A
Montreal Planetarium
B
Montreal Aquarium
C
Montreal Botanical Garden
D
Montreal Insectarium
Question 12 Explanation: 
Montreal Aquarium
Question 13
What is the surname of Rebecca in the novel by Daphne du Maurier?
A
De Gaulle
B
De Winter
C
De Bergerac
D
De Maupassant
Question 13 Explanation: 
De Winter
Question 14
Between the beginning of the 16th century to the end of the 18th century Egypt was ruled by whom or what?
A
The Turkish Ottoman Empire
B
The Kush Pharaohs
C
The Roman Empire
D
The British Empire
Question 14 Explanation: 
The Turkish Ottoman Empire
Question 15
The name Dutch East Indies is related to which country?
A
Indonesia
B
China
C
Russia
D
Bangladesh
Question 15 Explanation: 
Indonesia:In the 19th century, the Dutch East Indies-modern Indonesia-developed into a profitable colonial empire
Question 16
The New Spitalfields Market in Leyton, East London, deals in what?
A
Fish
B
Plants
C
Meat
D
Fruit, vegetables and flowers
Question 16 Explanation: 
Fruit, vegetables and flowers
There are 16 questions to complete.

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