General knowledge quiz 206

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What is the next number in the sequence 1, 7, 10, 13, 19, 23, 28, 31, 32, 44, 49, 68, 70, 79, 82, 86, 91, 94, 97, 100, 103, 109, 129, 130...?
A
133
B
135
C
148
D
226
Question 1 Explanation: 
133
Question 2
Who is the star of TV series "The F Word" and "Hell's Kitchen"?
A
Nigella Lawson
B
Delia Smith
C
Jamie Oliver
D
Gordon Ramsay
Question 2 Explanation: 
Gordon Ramsay
Question 3
A pearl is composed of..........
A
Calcium Carbonate
B
Carbon-di-oxide
C
Carbon
D
Calcium Oxide
Question 3 Explanation: 
Calcium Carbonate:Pearl like the shell of a clam, a pearl is composed of calcium carbonate(CaCO3) in minute crystalline form, which has been deposited in concentric layers.
Question 4
Since 1961, with what group have Eric Baker, Sean MacBride, Martin Ennals Dirk Borner, Thomas Hammarberg, Jose Zalaquett, Suriya Wickremasinghe, Wolfgang Heinz, Franca Sciuto, Peter Duffy, Annette Fischer, Ross Daniels, Susan Waltz, Mahmoud Ben Romdhane, Colm O Cuanachain, Paul Hoffman, Jaap Jacobson, Hanna Roberts, Lilian Goncalves-Ho Kang You, Peter Pack, Peter Benenson, Ian Martin, Pierre Sane, Irene Khan and Salil Shetty been associated?
A
Oxfam
B
Mensa
C
Amnesty International
D
Greenpeace
Question 4 Explanation: 
Amnesty International
Question 5
Luanda is the capital of which country?
A
Australia
B
Andorra
C
Austria
D
Angola
Question 5 Explanation: 
Angola-Luanda(Capital) and Angolan kwanza(Currency).
Question 6
Which is the sacred text of Hinduism?
A
The Vedas
B
The Bhagavad Gita
C
The epics of the Mahabharata and the Ramayana
D
All of the above
Question 7
When did Kristallnacht happen?
A
The year before World War I was declared
B
The year World War II was declared
C
The year before World War II was declared
D
The year World War I was declared
Question 7 Explanation: 
The year before World War II was declared
Question 8
What name, currently used for the principal chamber of the parliament of the Republic of Ireland was given by Sinn Fein to the revolutionary parliament of the unilaterally declared Irish Republic that they set up in Dublin in 1919?
A
Fianna Fail
B
Dail eireann
C
Oireachtas
D
The Taoiseach
Question 8 Explanation: 
Dail eireann
Question 9
What disease caused US president Franklin D Roosevelt to use a wheelchair?
A
Typhoid
B
Multiple sclerosis
C
Polio
D
Tuberculosis
Question 9 Explanation: 
Polio
Question 10
In 1906 there was a major earthquake in which of these cities?
A
New York
B
Chicago
C
San Francisco
D
Washington, DC
Question 10 Explanation: 
San Francisco
Question 11
What is a "devil's coach horse"?
A
Beetle
B
Any sign of bad luck
C
Gathering storm clouds
D
Typhoon
Question 11 Explanation: 
Beetle
Question 12
A "mugger" is a type of what?
A
Crocodile
B
Monkey
C
Tiger
D
Elephant
Question 12 Explanation: 
Crocodile
Question 13
Which country will host the One Day International Cricket World Cup in 2023 and the Champions Trophy in 2021?
A
India
B
Australia
C
S.Africa
D
England
Question 13 Explanation: 
The Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) confirmed in its Special General Meeting (SGM) that India will host the One Day International World Cup in 2023 and the Champions Trophy in 2021. This is the first time India would be hosting an ODI World Cup completely. India has previously co-hosted ODI World Cup on three occasions (1987, 1996 and 2011). India has won the tournament twice (1983 and 2011). Another point brought up at the SGM was the number of days reversed for hosting home games in the 2019-23 cycle. While India has planned to host 81 more home games, they have reduced the number of playing days to 306.
Question 14
In what sport is the item which is played by the contestants usually 1 inch (25 mm) thick, 3 inches (76 mm) in diameter, and in the adult size weighs 3 lb (1.3-1.5 kg)?
A
Skeet shooting
B
Ice hockey
C
Underwater hockey
D
Conkers
Question 14 Explanation: 
Underwater hockey
Question 15
Bhagoria Fest is a festival celebrated by the tribal people of..........
A
Aruanchal Pradesh
B
Maharashtra
C
Andhra Pradesh
D
Madhya Pradesh
Question 15 Explanation: 
Madhya Pradesh
Question 16
Where was the first community toilet for third gender inaugurated?
A
Madhya Pradesh
B
Kerala
C
Uttar Pradesh
D
Jharkhand
Question 16 Explanation: 
On 2nd October 2017, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister, Mr.Shivraj Singh Chouhan inaugurated a community toilet for third gender, in the Mangalwara area, Bhopal.
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