General knowledge quiz 228

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
In 1921 Sir Arnold Lunn organised the first British national ski championship which included, as well as jumping and cross-country, a speed version of what other style?
A
Nordic skiing
B
Slalom
C
Mogul skiing
D
Biathlon
Question 1 Explanation: 
Slalom
Question 2
Which of these is the second-largest city and the last royal capital of Myanmar?
A
Mandalay
B
Mandolin
C
Mandrake
D
Mandrill
Question 2 Explanation: 
Mandalay
Question 3
The Deepwater Horizon, a semi-submersible offshore drilling rig, exploded on 20 April 2010, and sank, killing 11 people and causing a significant oil spill. Where was it at the time?
A
Off the west coast of Cornwall, England
B
Gulf of Mexico
C
Off the French coast in the Mediterranean Sea
D
Off the Pacific coast of Alaska
Question 3 Explanation: 
Gulf of Mexico
Question 4
Who abdicated on 30 April 1980, the day of her 71st birthday, and was succeeded by Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands?
A
Queen Martha
B
Queen Margrethe II
C
Queen Juliana
D
Queen Victoria
Question 4 Explanation: 
Queen Juliana
Question 5
What was named "Desire" in the 1947 play by Tennessee Williams?
A
A rollercoaster
B
A streetcar
C
A speakeasy
D
One of the neighbours
Question 5 Explanation: 
A streetcar
Question 6
What is the corpus of first ever Industry-Academia mission National Biopharmaceutical Mission-i3?
A
$150 mn
B
$200 mn
C
$250 mn
D
$100 mn
Question 6 Explanation: 
$250 mn
Question 7
From which continent are native tribes and ethnic groups called the Hausa, Yoruba, Igbo, Amhara, Somali, Fula, Shona, Zulu, Hutu, Maasai, Tutsi and Nubians?
A
Asia
B
Australia
C
Europe
D
Africa
Question 7 Explanation: 
Africa
Question 8
When would one use an auger?
A
To submerge a submarine
B
To cut down a tree
C
To bore a hole
D
To tune a diesel engine
Question 8 Explanation: 
To bore a hole
Question 9
Who was the Archbishop of Canterbury when women were first ordained as priests into the Church of England?
A
George Carey
B
Robert Runcie
C
Michael Ramsey
D
Rowan Williams
Question 9 Explanation: 
George Carey
Question 10
What part of an egg does albumen come from?
A
White
B
Yolk
C
Shell
D
Nucleus
Question 10 Explanation: 
White
Question 11
What is the basis for a pina colada?
A
Gin
B
Rum
C
Whisky
D
Ouzo
Question 11 Explanation: 
Rum
Question 12
Which US President spent his term of office in a wheelchair?
A
Ronald Reagan
B
Theodore Roosevelt
C
Franklin D Roosevelt
D
Ulysses S Grant
Question 12 Explanation: 
Franklin D Roosevelt
Question 13
First International MSME Day is celebrated on..........
A
June 30
B
June 28
C
June 25
D
June 27
Question 13 Explanation: 
27-Jun
Question 14
What is the title of Mike Leigh's 2014 film, featuring Timothy Spall in the title role in a biopic of a celebrated British painter?
A
Mr Plod
B
Mr Constable
C
Mr Turner
D
Mr Sweeney
Question 14 Explanation: 
Mr Turner
Question 15
Which of these is a New Zealand actress best known for playing Charlie Harper's neighbor Rose on "Two and a Half Men", and for her roles in films such as "The Informant!", "Away We Go", "Flags of Our Fathers", "Shattered Glass", "Ever After" and "Heavenly Creatures"?
A
Melanie Griffith
B
Lynyrd Skynyrd
C
Melanie Lynskey
D
Melanie Safka
Question 15 Explanation: 
Melanie Lynskey
Question 16
The Indian Agricultural Institute (IARI) to be established in which state?
A
Tamil Nadu
B
Sikkim
C
Haryana
D
Assam
Question 16 Explanation: 
Assam
There are 16 questions to complete.

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