General knowledge quiz 416

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Latvia has a maritime border to the west with what country?
A
Finland
B
Sweden
C
Denmark
D
Lithuania
Question 1 Explanation: 
Sweden
Question 2
Mount Saramati is located in which state of India?
A
Uttarakhand
B
Assam
C
Manipur
D
Nagaland
Question 2 Explanation: 
Saramati is a peak rising above the surrounding peaks at the mountainous border of Nagaland state, India and the Sagaing Region, Burma.
Question 3
Which horse race meeting, for "The Gold Cup", was first run in 1711 and is held on 7 June each year?
A
Scottish Grand National
B
Aintree Grand National
C
Epsom Derby
D
Royal Ascot
Question 3 Explanation: 
Royal Ascot
Question 4
Which South American country has coasts on more than one named ocean or sea?
A
Peru
B
Brazil
C
Colombia
D
Argentina
Question 4 Explanation: 
Colombia
Question 5
What is German for "ghost who makes a racket"?
A
Poltergeist
B
Casper
C
Doppelganger
D
Zeppelin
Question 5 Explanation: 
Poltergeist
Question 6
Which of the following cup is related to Badminton?
A
U.Thant cup
B
Tunku Abdul Rahman Cup
C
Ryder cup
D
Davis cup
Question 6 Explanation: 
Tunku Abdul Rahman Cup:Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra Al-Haj ibni Almarhum Sultan Abdul Hamid Halim Shah was a Malaysian politician who served as the first Chief Minister of the Federation of Malaya from 1955 to 1957
Question 7
Which of these is type of pheasant?
A
Penguin
B
Peacock
C
Parrot
D
Pigeon
Question 7 Explanation: 
Peacock
Question 8
An article of the Swiss constitution dating from 1850 established what?
A
The end of military foreign service
B
A royal navy
C
The regulations for cuckoo-clock making
D
A pact with Germany's Third Reich
Question 8 Explanation: 
The end of military foreign service
Question 9
Which 1st century Athenian dramatist wrote over 100 tragedies, only 7 of which survive, including "Oedipus Rex", "Antigone" and "Electra"?
A
Pythagoras
B
Pericles
C
Euripides
D
Sophocles
Question 9 Explanation: 
Sophocles
Question 10
What is the term used when one team is beaten throroughly by another?
A
Whitewash
B
Blueclean
C
Blackscrub
D
Redmop
Question 10 Explanation: 
Whitewash
Question 11
World Disabled Day is celebrated on..........
A
Jan 17
B
Dec 3
C
November 5
D
September 27
Question 11 Explanation: 
Dec 3:International day of disabled persons was started celebrating internationally on 3rd of December every year and promoted as an international observance by the United Nations from 1992.
Question 12
Which of these best represents the speech or literary device known as "elision"?
A
Ne'er
B
Can't
C
Jerrycan
D
Motel
Question 12 Explanation: 
Ne'er
Question 13
Gumboot Day held since 1985, celebrating the gumboot and including gumboot throwing contests, takes place where?
A
Taihape, New Zealand
B
Manila, the Philippines
C
Sochi, Russia
D
Austin, Texas, USA
Question 13 Explanation: 
Taihape, New Zealand
Question 14
Who is well known collector of artefacts and curios?
A
Wadeyar
B
Salar Jung
C
Rabindranath Tagore
D
Motilal Nehru
Question 15
Pol Pot became the de facto leader of which country in mid-1975, forcing city dwellers to relocate to the countryside to work in collective farms and forced labor projects, toward a goal of "restarting civilization" in "Year Zero", which resulted in the deaths of an estimated 1.7 to 2.5 million people, approximately 21% of the population?
A
Egypt
B
India
C
China
D
Cambodia
Question 15 Explanation: 
Cambodia
Question 16
Recently, which Indian city selected for Microsoft's experimental Internet pilot project?
A
Varanasi
B
Vadodara
C
Noida
D
Bangalore
Question 16 Explanation: 
On a 1-day visit to India Microsoft's CEO Satya Nadella selected holy city Varanasi(PM Narendra Modi's constituency) for experimenting technology pilot for the ardent Digital India programme. Purpose:To grant local entrepreneurs planning to build devices that can beat India's bandwidth problem. Two pilot projects by Microsoft in India:A government school in Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh and Varanasi.
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