General knowledge quiz 24

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Neeraj Vora who passed away recently in Mumbai was a..........?
A
Hockey Player
B
Supreme Court Judge
C
Scientist
D
None of these
Question 1 Explanation: 
None of these; He was an actor & director
Question 2
Over how many holes is The British Open (golfing championship) played?
A
90
B
72
C
54
D
81
Question 2 Explanation: 
72
Question 3
In the two-player card game Piquet how are points scored?
A
Declaring more and better card combinations
B
Taking tricks, with the highest cards being Ace of trumps and the Joker
C
Playing the same card as the other player, and claiming the cards
D
Declaring better card combinations, and then playing the highest card in a round
Question 3 Explanation: 
Declaring better card combinations, and then playing the highest card in a round
Question 4
The song "Do Not Forsake Me, Oh My Darlin'" from the film "High Noon" was a big hit for Frankie Laine in the early 1950s. Who sang it on the film soundtrack?
A
Gene Autry
B
Tex Ritter
C
Roy Rogers
D
Frankie Laine
Question 4 Explanation: 
Tex Ritter
Question 5
Where is the Great Karoo found?
A
South Africa
B
Angkor Wat, Cambodia
C
Bhutan
D
Beside Uluru (Ayers Rock), Australia
Question 5 Explanation: 
South Africa
Question 6
Where is the World Heritage city, once a capital in Nabataea and now a major archaeological site for Roman, Byzantine and Muslim ruins with further ancient Nabataean and Roman monuments, Christian churches, mosques and Madrasas?
A
Turkey
B
Kuwait
C
Egypt
D
Syria
Question 6 Explanation: 
Syria
Question 7
Vientiane is the capital of which country?
A
Myanmar
B
Cambodia
C
Laos
D
Vietnam
Question 7 Explanation: 
Laos
Question 8
Which of the following is used as a moderator in nuclear reactor?
A
Thorium
B
Graphite
C
Radium
D
Ordinary water
Question 9
What is the highest national capital city?
A
Quito, Ecuador
B
Sucre, Bolivia
C
Bogota, Colombia
D
Caracas, Venezuela
Question 9 Explanation: 
Quito, Ecuador
Question 10
What is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for the islands of Tuvalu?
A
.ta
B
.tu
C
.tl
D
.tv
Question 10 Explanation: 
.tv
Question 11
Where is El Nino, a warm current that affects the world's weather?
A
South Atlantic
B
North Atlantic
C
Arctic
D
Pacific
Question 11 Explanation: 
Pacific
Question 12
Prithvi-I missile was inducted into the..........in 1994
A
Indian Army
B
Indian Air Force
C
Indian Navy
D
All of these
Question 12 Explanation: 
Indian Army:Prithvi (Sanskrit:prthvi ''Earth'') is a tactical surface-to-surface short-range ballistic missile.This class of Prithvi missile was inducted into the Indian Army in 1994
Question 13
How were Placido Domingo, Jose Carreras and Luciano Pavarotti known collectively?
A
Three men in a boat
B
Three little pigs
C
Fiddlers three
D
Three tenors
Question 13 Explanation: 
Three tenors
Question 14
Usually, the United Kingdom holds general elections every four years. In the 20th century, how many times did the UK hold more than one general election in one year?
A
1
B
2
C
None
D
3
Question 14 Explanation: 
2
Question 15
Which English explorer and writer founded the first (unsuccessful) colony in Virginia in 1584?
A
Captain Fry Hudson
B
Sir Francis Drake
C
Captain James Cook
D
Sir Walter Raleigh
Question 15 Explanation: 
Sir Walter Raleigh
Question 16
In the USA, what is the minimum age that someone can become a senator?
A
30
B
35
C
25
D
20
Question 16 Explanation: 
30
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