General knowledge quiz 215

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
From which musical does the song ''Maria'' come?
A
Porgy And Bess
B
Oklahoma
C
The Sound Of Music
D
West Side Story
Question 1 Explanation: 
West Side Story
Question 2
Which country was declared the ''Polio-free country'' by the World Health Organization (WHO)?
A
Chad
B
Gabon
C
Cameroon
D
Angola
Question 2 Explanation: 
World Health Organization (WHO) declared Gabon as a ''polio-free country''. Declaration was based on the facts that no new cases of polio have been reported from Gabon in recent times. Polio is an infectious disease caused by the poliovirus. It mainly affects young children and results into permanent paralysis. There is no cure for polio. It can only be prevented through immunisation. In 1988, polio was endemic in 125 countries and nearly 350000 cases were recorded worldwide. Since then, polio cases have reduced by 99 percent. Currently polio is endemic, only in Afghanistan and Pakistan
Question 3
Which of these does not refer to a day of the week?
A
TGIF
B
FIFA
C
POETS
D
Sabbath
Question 3 Explanation: 
FIFA
Question 4
Canadian singer-songwriter, musician, composer, visual artist, educator, pacifist, and social activist Buffy Sainte-Marie won the 2015 Polaris Music Prize for what album?
A
"Up Where We Belong"
B
Power in the Blood
C
"Running for the Drum"
D
"Little Wheel Spin and Spin"
Question 4 Explanation: 
"Power in the Blood"
Question 5
The Beach Soccer World Championship began in 1995 and became the Beach Soccer World Cup in 2005. Which country has won the contest most often since 1995?
A
Portugal
B
France
C
Brazil
D
Uruguay
Question 5 Explanation: 
Brazil
Question 6
In the English nursery rhyme "Hickory Dickory Dock", what ran up the clock?
A
Jack Horner
B
Queen of Hearts
C
Mouse
D
Cow
Question 6 Explanation: 
Mouse
Question 7
Niccolo Machiavelli, Thomas Carlyle, and Thomas Macaulay share a scholarly interest in what?
A
Butterflies
B
History
C
Political strategy
D
Italian court politics
Question 7 Explanation: 
History
Question 8
The annual international cheese-rolling contest at the steep Cooper's Hill in England involves rolling downhill what kind and size of cheese?
A
Wensleydale, 16 lb round
B
Caerphilly, 10 kg round
C
Double Gloucester, 9 lb round
D
Camembert, 9 lb round
Question 8 Explanation: 
Double Gloucester, 9 lb round
Question 9
Which is the first Australian state to legalise assisted dying, or euthanasia from June 2019?
A
Victoria
B
Queensland
C
Tasmania
D
New South Wales
Question 9 Explanation: 
Victoria became the first Australian state to legalise assisted dying, or euthanasia, as lawmakers voted to allow terminally ill patients the right to request a lethal drug to end their lives from June 2019. The legislation was passed in Victoria after 100 hours of debate, making it the only place in Australia where the practice will be legal. The scheme will be accessible only to terminally ill patients over 18 living in Victoria with less than six months to live. Those applying must be determined by multiple doctors to be suffering intolerable pain and be of sound mind.
Question 10
Of the various agencies related to the United Nations, the one that has the longest period is
A
International Labour Organisation
B
Universal Postal Union
C
World Health Organisation
D
World Meteorological Organisation
Question 11
The wettest continent of the world is..........
A
North America
B
Australia
C
South America
D
Africa
Question 11 Explanation: 
South America:South America is the wettest continent in the world.The dense rain forests that cover almost half the continent contributes to this.
Question 12
In 1962, a 250cc World Championship for which sport was created, attracting machines built by Husqvarna, Bultaco, CZ and Greeves?
A
Chainsaw sculpture
B
Sewing
C
Motocross
D
Go Karting
Question 12 Explanation: 
Motocross
Question 13
What 2003 film, starring John Cusack, Gene Hackman, Dustin Hoffman and Rachel Weisz, was based on a book by John Grisham?
A
The Firm
B
The Pelican Brief
C
Runaway Jury
D
The Client
Question 13 Explanation: 
Runaway Jury
Question 14
What is raced in the annual I-500 in Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan, on the border between the USA and Canada?
A
Snow Pod Racers
B
Skis
C
Dog sleds
D
Snowmobiles
Question 14 Explanation: 
Snowmobiles
Question 15
In which book of the Hebrew and Christian bibles do Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego appear?
A
Susanna
B
Daniel
C
Judith
D
Ezekiel
Question 15 Explanation: 
Daniel
Question 16
Which trophy is given to Football?
A
Lady Rattan Tata Trophy
B
Vittal Trophy
C
Ranji Trophy
D
Sheesh Mahal Trophy
Question 16 Explanation: 
Vittal Trophy:Vittal Trophy is related to Football. Vittal Trophy tournament to be organised by the Chennai Football
There are 16 questions to complete.

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