General knowledge quiz 230

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
In the 5 part 2009 UK TV series "The Queen", Emilia Fox, Samantha Bond, Susan Jameson and Barbara Flynn took the role of Queen Elizabeth II at different stages of her reign. Who took the role for the last episode?
A
Honor Blackman
B
Diana Rigg
C
Billie Whitelaw
D
Diana Quick
Question 1 Explanation: 
Diana Quick
Question 2
The headquarters of the UNESCO is at
A
Rome
B
Geneva
C
New York
D
Paris
Question 3
What does "FA" stand for in the phrase "The FA cup"?
A
First Archery
B
Free Arthur
C
Fine Antique
D
Football Association
Question 3 Explanation: 
Football Association
Question 4
Which was the first city in the southern hemisphere and the second in the world after Philadelphia to integrate electric street lights into its infrastructure in September 1882?
A
Johannesburg, South Africa
B
Sydney, Australia
C
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
D
Kimberley, South Africa
Question 4 Explanation: 
Kimberley, South Africa
Question 5
Who among the following became the first cricketer to score 10, 000 runs in T20 cricket?
A
Virat Kohli
B
Brendon McCullum
C
Chris Gayle
D
AB de Villiers
Question 5 Explanation: 
Chris Gayle accomplished this feat while playing for Royal Challengers Bangalore against Gujarat Lions in an Indian Premier League (IPL), 2017 match. Before the start of the 2017 IPL, Gayle needed 63 runs to reach the 10, 000 milestone.
Question 6
What were the championships known as USSR vs. Rest of the World in 1970 and 1984?
A
Chess
B
Gymnastics
C
Rugby
D
Marksmanship
Question 6 Explanation: 
Chess
Question 7
Where do the rivers Dart, Tavy, Teigh and Okement rise?
A
Darfur
B
Dublin
C
Durham
D
Dartmoor
Question 7 Explanation: 
Dartmoor
Question 8
In the 1950s, which country on the east coast of the Bay of Bengal was bordered by Pakistan, India, Tibet, China, French Indo China and Siam?
A
Ceylon
B
Persia
C
Ottoman Empire
D
Burma
Question 8 Explanation: 
Burma
Question 9
A YouTube mobile phone video showing giggles spreading contagiously among people on a crowded train, from just one person to the whole carriage, was filmed where?
A
China
B
Russia
C
Germany
D
UK
Question 9 Explanation: 
Germany
Question 10
The highest rank in Army is that of
A
Brigadier
B
General
C
Lieutenant General
D
Major General
Question 11
How does a scorpion produce its young?
A
Lays eggs in a burrow, which it guards
B
Live birth
C
The male carries the eggs on its back until hatched
D
Lays its eggs in a termite nest
Question 11 Explanation: 
Live birth
Question 12
What is a curling tournament called?
A
Button
B
Hog
C
Shuffle
D
Bonspiel
Question 12 Explanation: 
Bonspiel
Question 13
What term was coined by Alfred Maury for the transitional state between wakefulness and sleep?
A
Napping
B
Somnambulism
C
Hypnosis
D
Hypnagogia
Question 13 Explanation: 
Hypnagogia
Question 14
October 24 observed as..........
A
World Polio Day
B
World Post Day
C
World Food Day
D
United Nations Day
Question 15
The 1812 Overture was written to commemorate the defence of which city against Napoleon?
A
Moscow
B
Rome
C
Vienna
D
Berlin
Question 15 Explanation: 
Moscow
Question 16
Dichromacy is a form of what?
A
Colour blindness
B
Diabetes
C
Albinoism
D
Cancer
Question 16 Explanation: 
Colour blindness
There are 16 questions to complete.

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