General knowledge quiz 330

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of these US states has no Pacific coast?
A
Idaho
B
Washington
C
California
D
Oregon
Question 1 Explanation: 
Idaho
Question 2
January 15 observed as..........
A
Indian Army Day
B
World Soil Day
C
World laughter day
D
National Youth Day
Question 3
The first branch of Paytm Payments Bank is opened in which city of India?
A
Noida
B
New Delhi
C
Mumbai
D
Pune
Question 3 Explanation: 
Noida
Question 4
The Basava Sagara is a dam constructed across on the..........River
A
Tungabhadra
B
Kaveri
C
Krishna
D
Bhadra
Question 5
Who, in Greek legend, stole fire from the sun to give life to man?
A
Prometheus
B
Vulcan
C
Loki
D
Eros
Question 5 Explanation: 
Prometheus
Question 6
In 1346, Edward III and his son the Black Prince were repeatedly attacked by French forces in which forest?
A
Black Forest
B
Bois de Boulogne
C
Epping Forest
D
Crecy
Question 6 Explanation: 
Crecy
Question 7
Which of these is a landlocked republic in the Apennine Mountains?
A
Liechtenstein
B
Andorra
C
San Marino
D
Luxemburg
Question 7 Explanation: 
San Marino
Question 8
Court Philippe Chatrier, which has stands named after Jacques "Toto" Brugnon, Jean Borotra, Henri Cochet, and Rene Lacoste, is the main court of an international tennis venue in which city?
A
Monte Carlo
B
Paris
C
Quebec
D
Brussels
Question 8 Explanation: 
Paris
Question 9
Which one of these flightless birds would be most likely to be tall enough to be able to walk over the others?
A
Takahe
B
Kiwi
C
Cassowary
D
Ostrich
Question 9 Explanation: 
Ostrich
Question 10
In the nursery rhyme "sing a song of sixpence", what kind of bird plucked off a nose?
A
Blackbird
B
Bald eagle
C
Humming bird
D
Turkey
Question 10 Explanation: 
Blackbird
Question 11
From where did the guillotine get its name?
A
From the name of the man who first operated it in 1792
B
Deputy to the Estates-General who proposed beheading as the death penalty in the French Revolution
C
From the word "guilloter" which may mean "to behead"
D
From the name of the village where it was made for French Revolutionary use
Question 11 Explanation: 
Deputy to the Estates-General who proposed beheading as the death penalty in the French Revolution
Question 12
Find the incorrect pair?
A
Mumbai-Grape City
B
Pune-Deccan Queen
C
Nagpur-City of Orange
D
Kolhapur-City of Wrestlers
Question 12 Explanation: 
Mumbai-Grape City; Nasik is the Grape City
Question 13
The Reggio Emilia Tournament in which an Indian Won early in 1992 is related to
A
Chess
B
Tennis
C
Golf
D
Shooting
Question 14
He was a celebrated geographer, botanist, biogeographer (among the first) and explorer, and a scientist in the study of earth magnetism whose work led to the establishment of magnetic and meteorological stations across northern Asia. Who was he?
A
Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859)
B
Heinrich Lenz (1804-1865)
C
Johann Friedrich von Eschscholtz (1793-1831)
D
Aime Bonpland (1773-1858)
Question 14 Explanation: 
Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859)
Question 15
Which of these is a river in Guyana, 180 miles (346 kilometres) long, that flows into the Atlantic Ocean at Georgetown?
A
Mazaruni
B
Nile
C
Limpopo
D
Demerara
Question 15 Explanation: 
Demerara
Question 16
The Union of South Africa was formed in 1910:which area did not join the Union until 1919?
A
Orange Free State
B
Natal
C
Transvaal
D
South West Africa
Question 16 Explanation: 
South West Africa
There are 16 questions to complete.

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