General knowledge quiz 209

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Why was Chauvet Cave, discovered in the South of France in 1994, declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2014?
A
It contains some of the oldest known prehistoric paintings
B
It is an exceptionally long series of spaces containing some of the largest known caverns
C
It is the best preserved example of a Mithras temple in France
D
For the unique nature, variety and size of its stalactites and stalagmites
Question 1 Explanation: 
It contains some of the oldest known prehistoric paintings
Question 2
What politician or world leader is co-author of the book 'Judo:History, Theory, Practice' (2004)?
A
Golda Meir
B
David Cameron
C
Ban Ki-Moon
D
Vladimir Putin
Question 2 Explanation: 
Vladimir Putin
Question 3
Which of these is synthesised in bacteria, fungi, and plants, but not animals (to whom it is essential) whose only source is what they eat?
A
Aneurin
B
Biotin
C
Vitamin K
D
Vitamin D
Question 3 Explanation: 
Aneurin
Question 4
Where was Ronald Reagan when he said, as part of a speech on 12 June 1987, "Mr Gorbachev, tear down this wall"?
A
In front of the Brandenburg Gate, Berlin
B
In front of the Great Wall of China, at Shanhaiguan, China
C
On top of an Inca wall at Machu Picchu, Peru
D
At a Pink Floyd concert in Washington DC.
Question 4 Explanation: 
In front of the Brandenburg Gate, Berlin
Question 5
What is a young alpaca called?
A
Gosling
B
Vicuna
C
Cria
D
Cygnet
Question 5 Explanation: 
Cria
Question 6
What family name is next in the series Ivanisevic, Hewitt, Federer, Nadal, Djokovic, and Murray?
A
Djokovic
B
Williams
C
Roddick
D
Berdych
Question 6 Explanation: 
Djokovic
Question 7
Dollu Kunitha is the famous dance form of..........state.
A
Karnataka
B
Andra Pradesh
C
Telengana
D
Kerala
Question 7 Explanation: 
Karnataka
Question 8
What does V-J Day celebrate for USA and the UK?
A
Beethoven's music
B
Vegans and a juice diet
C
Golfer Vijay Singh's birthday
D
Japan's surrender in World War II
Question 8 Explanation: 
Japan's surrender in World War II
Question 9
Which is best known as a plant hormone?
A
Ethylene
B
Acetic acid
C
Abscisic acid
D
Auxin
Question 9 Explanation: 
Abscisic acid:Abscisic acid iss the stress hormone' of plants
Question 10
Who ordered the execution of Catherine Howard in 1542?
A
Cardinal Thomas Wolsey
B
Elizabeth I
C
Sir Robert Walpole
D
Henry VIII
Question 10 Explanation: 
Henry VIII
Question 11
In England, what is commonly known as "The Old Bailey"?
A
A brand of cream liqueur
B
The Central Criminal Court
C
The London Metropolitan Police
D
One's wife (in cockney slang)
Question 11 Explanation: 
The Central Criminal Court
Question 12
Who was Shakespeare's wife?
A
Sandra Putaway
B
Mary Runaway
C
Anne Hathaway
D
Sheila Sendaway
Question 12 Explanation: 
Anne Hathaway
Question 13
What is "UDFy-38135539" which was calculated in October 2010 to be 13 billion light years away?
A
Galaxy
B
Planet
C
Sun
D
Red dwarf
Question 13 Explanation: 
Galaxy
Question 14
Bansagar dam is located in which state of India?
A
Madhya Pradesh
B
Haryana
C
Kerala
D
Gujarat
Question 14 Explanation: 
Bansagar or Ban Sagar Dam is a multipurpose river Valley Project on Sone River situated in the Ganges Basin in Madhya Pradesh,
Question 15
Which of these was a British children's TV programme first aired in 1958?
A
Purple Roger
B
Green Simon
C
Black Mark
D
Blue Peter
Question 15 Explanation: 
Blue Peter
Question 16
international standard of keeping to the right in marine or other encounters on water was established by what country?
A
USA
B
Great Britain
C
France
D
The Netherlands
Question 16 Explanation: 
Great Britain
There are 16 questions to complete.

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