General knowledge quiz 476

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
If Prince William of Wales, the elder son of Charles and Diana, Prince and Princess of Wales, becomes "King William", what number will he be?
A
William I
B
William V
C
William II
D
William III
Question 1 Explanation: 
William V
Question 2
There was a General Strike in Britain in which of these years?
A
1916
B
1926
C
1953
D
1947
Question 2 Explanation: 
1926
Question 3
Euro is the currency of which country?
A
Monaco
B
Mongolia
C
Mali
D
Malawi
Question 3 Explanation: 
Monaco:Monaco-Monaco (Capital) and Euro(Currency)
Question 4
Green colour is given by
A
Sodium Oxide
B
Manganese Oxide
C
Copper Oxide
D
Chromium oxide
Question 4 Explanation: 
Chromium oxide:Chromium oxides are also used as a green color in glass making and as a glaze in ceramics
Question 5
Kuldeep Yadav is associated with..........
A
Athelete
B
Wrestling
C
Tennis
D
Cricket
Question 5 Explanation: 
Cricket
Question 6
Which Corsican, as Emperor of the French, used their armies to dominate continental Europe until his Grande Armee was so badly damaged in the invasion of Russia in 1812 that in 1813 he was forced to abdicate, and was exiled to the island of Elba?
A
Ivan the Terrible
B
Benito Mussolini
C
Adolph Hitler
D
Napoleon Bonaparte
Question 6 Explanation: 
Napoleon Bonaparte
Question 7
The wife of Humphrey Verdon Roe, with whom she founded a ground-breaking clinic in Britain, was also an author, palaeobotanist and campaigner for women's rights. What was the field in which she is known for pioneering effective, widespread and consistent action?
A
Prevention or cure of sexually transmitted diseases
B
Birth control
C
Neonatal and early childhood care
D
Marital guidance counselling
Question 7 Explanation: 
Birth control
Question 8
Since the late 1930s, what date has been reserved for the inauguration of a President of the USA?
A
31-Mar
B
The third Thursday in November
C
25-Dec
D
20 January
Question 8 Explanation: 
20-Jan
Question 9
Burma is the former name of which country?
A
Myanmar
B
Holland
C
Batavia
D
Siam
Question 9 Explanation: 
The ruling military Junta changed its name from Burma to Myanmar in 1989
Question 10
Which of these is a brandy made with apples?
A
Madeira
B
Kokomo
C
Cider
D
Calvados
Question 10 Explanation: 
Calvados
Question 11
Where is the headquarters of Islamic Development Bank?
A
Cairo, Egypt
B
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
C
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
D
Doha, Qatar
Question 11 Explanation: 
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Explanation:Head-Ahmad Mohamed Ali
Question 12
In 1780 Pennsylvania-although Vermont preceded it when it seceded from Britain, declared itself independent and wrote a new constitution in 1777-became the first American state to do what?
A
Establish an annual ceremony to honour native Americans as indigenous peoples
B
Ban the taking of opium
C
Enact a law freeing some slaves
D
Establish a state whiskey distillery
Question 12 Explanation: 
Enact a law freeing some slaves
Question 13
Google (www.google.com) is a...
A
Search Engine
B
Number in Math
C
Directory of images
D
Chat service on the web
Question 14
Thomas Cup is associated with
A
badminton
B
billiards
C
lawn tennis
D
table tennis
Question 15
..........is also referred as the 'Alternative Nobel Prize'
A
UNESCO Peace Prize
B
The Right Livelihood Award
C
Ramon Magsaysay Award
D
UN Human Rights Award
Question 15 Explanation: 
The Right Livelihood Award:The Right Livelihood Award is an international award to ''honour and support those offering practical and exemplary answers to the most urgent challenges facing us today.The prize was established in 1980 by German-Swedish philanthropist Jakob von Uexkull, and is presented annually in early December. Although it is promoted as an ''Alternative Nobel Prize''
Question 16
Mandy Rice-Davies, Christine Keeler and Stephen Ward all became infamous in the UK for their part in what event in the 1960s?
A
The Bay of Pigs Incident
B
The Mystery of Lord Lucan
C
"The Cambridge Five"
D
The Profumo Affair
Question 16 Explanation: 
The Profumo Affair
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