General knowledge quiz 435

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What is essential for the sport known as errekorteak in Basque and recortes in Spanish?
A
A ball and basket gloves
B
A bull
C
A chicken
D
Metal discs and a target
Question 1 Explanation: 
A bull
Question 2
Which river did the Pont d'Avignon of the French song bridge?
A
Saone
B
Rhine
C
Rhone
D
Loire
Question 2 Explanation: 
Rhone
Question 3
Who live in a seraglio?
A
Royal children
B
Cows and pigs
C
Wives and concubines
D
Wizards and/or witches
Question 3 Explanation: 
Wives and concubines
Question 4
19-year-old Muzoon Almellehan, has been appointed as the newest and youngest Goodwill Ambassador of:
A
UNESCO
B
FIFA
C
UNICEF
D
Amnesty International
Question 4 Explanation: 
In a historic first, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has appointed 19-year-old Muzoon Almellehan, who has been advocating for girls' education since fleeing war-torn Syria in 2013, as its newest-and youngest-Goodwill Ambassador.
Question 5
The January 1971 issue of what publication carried the first of a series "Silicon Valley, USA"?
A
Fortune
B
Electronic News
C
Bloomberg Businessweek
D
Entrepreneur
Question 5 Explanation: 
Electronic News
Question 6
What was the function of the Cloaca Maxima in ancient Rome?
A
Main brothel area
B
Forum for discussion on city services
C
Centre for market stalls
D
Drain the city sewage and waste water, and the local marshes
Question 6 Explanation: 
Drain the city sewage and waste water, and the local marshes
Question 7
The term "Savoy Opera" includes all 13 operas that Gilbert and Sullivan wrote for Richard D'Oyly Carte, but "Patience" (1881) was the first to appear at the Savoy Theatre, and is, in a strict sense, the first true "Savoy Opera". By that definition, how many G&S operas are not "Savoy Operas"?
A
6
B
4
C
8
D
2
Question 7 Explanation: 
4
Question 8
Which of these wines comes from Italy?
A
Spumante
B
Cava
C
Sekt
D
Champagne
Question 8 Explanation: 
Spumante
Question 9
In the USA, what does Memorial Day commemorate?
A
Americans who died in military service
B
The Declaration of Independence
C
The end of the American Civil War
D
The assassination of president John F Kennedy
Question 9 Explanation: 
Americans who died in military service
Question 10
On July 25, 2017, Reliance Defence and Engineering Limited (subsidiary of Reliance Infrastructure) announced the launch of its first two Naval Offshore Patrol Vessels (NOPVs) named:
A
'Smruti' and 'Shruti'
B
'Shachi' and 'Smruti'
C
'Shivam' and 'Shruti'
D
'Shachi' and 'Shruti'
Question 10 Explanation: 
The two NOPVs-'Shachi' and 'Shruti'-are the first warships to be launched by a private sector shipyard in India. These NOPVs are patrol ships armed with a 76 mm Super Rapid Gun Mount (SRGM) system along with two 30 mm AK-630 guns, which provide medium range and short range offensive and defensive capabilities.
Question 11
Canadian folk music singer-songwriter, Kate McGarrigle, who died in 2010, was the mother of whom?
A
Shane MacGowan
B
Rufus and Martha Wainwright
C
Seth Lakeman
D
Debbie Harry
Question 11 Explanation: 
Rufus and Martha Wainwright
Question 12
Biju Patnaik International Airport located in
A
Goa
B
Tamil Nadu
C
Odisha
D
Karnataka
Question 12 Explanation: 
Odisha:Biju Patnaik International Airport, also known as Bhubaneswar Airport, is situated in the city of Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India. It is the sole international airport in the state.
Question 13
What is the name for cake and ice cream cooked quickly in a meringue?
A
Fried Kentucky
B
Boiled Nebraska
C
Grilled Boston
D
Baked Alaska
Question 13 Explanation: 
Baked Alaska
Question 14
Which of these is a Spanish word for gathering cattle together, for example, for branding them?
A
Velodrome
B
Roundup
C
Toreador
D
Rodeo
Question 14 Explanation: 
Rodeo
Question 15
Who, according to the Christian and Hebrew Bibles, succeeded King Saul as king over Israel and Judah?
A
His son, Ish-bosheth
B
His son, Jonathan
C
His daughter, Michal
D
His son-in-law, David
Question 15 Explanation: 
His son-in-law, David
Question 16
How many digits will be used to represent Universal Account Number?
A
10
B
11
C
20
D
12
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