General knowledge quiz 424

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
In the James Bond film "Goldfinger" who played Bond girl Pussy Galore?
A
Daniela Bianchi
B
Honor Blackman
C
Ursula Andress
D
Claudine Auger
Question 1 Explanation: 
Honor Blackman
Question 2
As of April 2010, who was the wealthiest person in the world?
A
Warren Buffett, American investor & industrialist
B
Bill Gates, chairman of Microsoft
C
Carlos Slim Helu, Mexican business magnate
D
Hassanal Bolkiah, Sultan of Brunei
Question 2 Explanation: 
Carlos Slim Helu, Mexican business magnate
Question 3
Which country, after 500 years of Ottoman domination, became independent in 1912, adopted a republican form of government in 1920, became a kingdom in 1928, came under Italian control in 1939, became a Communist state after World War II, and is now a parliamentary democracy established under a constitution renewed in 1998?
A
Montenegro
B
Algeria
C
Albania
D
Lebanon
Question 3 Explanation: 
Albania
Question 4
Before she was a Member of Parliament, what was Margaret Thatcher's occupation?
A
Kindergarten teacher
B
Grocer
C
Architect
D
Barrister
Question 4 Explanation: 
Barrister
Question 5
Which continent most closely resembles the letter "q"?
A
Antarctica
B
North America
C
Australia
D
South America
Question 5 Explanation: 
South America
Question 6
The Khedive of Egypt commissioned Giuseppe Verdi to write which opera to commemorate the opening of the Suez Canal?
A
Il Trovatore
B
La Traviata
C
Rigoletto
D
Aida
Question 6 Explanation: 
Aida
Question 7
Which of these mountain ranges runs along the east coast of the USA?
A
The Andes
B
The Rocky Mountains
C
The Appalachian Mountains
D
The Appennines
Question 7 Explanation: 
The Appalachian Mountains
Question 8
Which of these was an Italian Dominican priest and leader of Florence from 1494 until his execution in 1498, who was known for his book burning, the destruction of what he considered immoral art, hostility to the Renaissance and for preaching against the moral corruption of much of the clergy?
A
Benito Mussolini
B
Cosimo de' Medici
C
Girolamo Savonarola
D
Silvio Berlusconi
Question 8 Explanation: 
Girolamo Savonarola
Question 9
Where is the Australian parliament based?
A
Canberra
B
Perth
C
Melbourne
D
Sydney
Question 9 Explanation: 
Canberra
Question 10
..........is the tribal group living in Malaysia
A
Buryak
B
Zulus
C
Fulani
D
Orang Asli
Question 10 Explanation: 
Orang Asli:The Orang Asli are the indigenous peoples of Peninsular Malaysia. They number 180, 000, representing a mere 0.6% of the national population
Question 11
K.S. Ranjit Singhji was
A
first Bar-at-law
B
first Air Marshal
C
first Indian test cricketer
D
first Field Marshal
Question 12
Which country was the largest producer of kiwifruit (also known as Chinese Gooseberry or kiwi) in 2012?
A
New Zealand
B
Chile
C
China
D
Italy
Question 12 Explanation: 
Italy
Question 13
The agreement according to which the UK, the USA and the former USSR cannot assist other countries in acquiring technology to develop nuclear weapons, is known as
A
Izmir Treaty
B
Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty (NPT)
C
both (a) and (b)
D
None of the above
Question 14
What are the words called in crosswords that appear under the headings "Across" and "Down"?
A
Hints
B
Clues
C
Red Herrings
D
Facts
Question 14 Explanation: 
Clues
Question 15
eVIN stands for..........
A
Electronic Vehicle Immunisation Network
B
Electronic Vaccine Internet Number
C
Electrical Vaccine Intelligence Network
D
Electronic Vaccine Intelligence Network
Question 15 Explanation: 
Electronic Vaccine Intelligence Network
Question 16
Where is the world's largest underground natural chamber?
A
Nepal
B
Waitomo, New Zealand
C
Sodermanland, Sweden
D
Sarawak, Malaysia
Question 16 Explanation: 
Sarawak, Malaysia
There are 16 questions to complete.

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