General knowledge quiz 508

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What was the title of the book that sold for $US556, 500 at auction in New York in June 2009?
A
Moby Dick
B
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
C
Poor Richard's Almanac
D
The Bible
Question 1 Explanation: 
Poor Richard's Almanac
Question 2
Who is the 45th person to hold the post of President of the United States since it was established in 1789?
A
Barack Obama
B
Hillary Clinton
C
As at 2017, no-one, because the election has not yet been held
D
Donald Trump
Question 2 Explanation: 
As at 2017, no-one, because the election has not yet been held
Question 3
Giuseppe Rossi, who was born and raised in Clifton, New Jersey, USA, was the top scorer with 4 goals in the men's association football tournament at the 2008 Olympics. Which team did he play for?
A
United States
B
Argentina
C
Nigeria
D
Italy
Question 3 Explanation: 
Italy
Question 4
Which app is India's first multi-bank mobile payment app?
A
Chillr
B
m-Pesa
C
Buddy
D
BHIM
Question 4 Explanation: 
Chillr
Question 5
Which city houses the Devi Ahilyabai Holkar International Airport?
A
Chennai, Tamil Nadu
B
Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
C
Imphal, Manipur
D
Indore, Madhya Pradesh
Question 5 Explanation: 
Indore, Madhya Pradesh
Question 6
What name was given to both of the Acts that united the parliaments of England and Scotand in 1707, and those of Britain and Ireland in 1800?
A
Sovereignty Act
B
Parliament Act
C
United Kingdom Act
D
Act of Union
Question 6 Explanation: 
Act of Union
Question 7
How many players are there in Water Polo team?
A
4
B
5
C
6
D
7
Question 8
Which is known as 'Garden City of India'?
A
Trivandram
B
Imphal
C
Simla
D
Bangalore
Question 9
In which British TV series did the lead character refer to his wife as "she who must be obeyed"?
A
To The Manor Born
B
Minder
C
The Good Life
D
Rumpole of the Bailey
Question 9 Explanation: 
Rumpole of the Bailey
Question 10
Which of these words means "a morbid craving for alcoholic stimulants"?
A
Dipsomania
B
Diphtheria
C
Diplodocus
D
Determinism
Question 10 Explanation: 
Dipsomania
Question 11
The president of the Indian Olympic Association, Suresh Kalmadi, publicly thanked Prince Charles and Princess Diana for attending a Commonwealth Games opening ceremony. Which year was this?
A
2002
B
2010
C
1986
D
1990
Question 11 Explanation: 
2010
Question 12
In 2006 English politician George Galloway was widely quoted as saying that it would be "morally justified if someone chose to assassinate.........." whom?
A
Robert Mugabe
B
George W Bush
C
Tony Blair
D
Muammar al-Gaddafi
Question 12 Explanation: 
Tony Blair
Question 13
Jeff Horn stunned Pacquiuao, a 29 year old boxer belongs to which country?
A
China
B
Malaysia
C
USA
D
Australia
Question 13 Explanation: 
Australia
Question 14
The Statue of Liberty of New York was a gift from which country?
A
Egypt
B
Russia
C
France
D
Japan
Question 14 Explanation: 
France:In 1885, the dismantled State of Liberty, a gift of friendship from the people of France to the people of America, arrives in New York Harbor
Question 15
The Energy Architecture Performance Index is released by
A
WEF
B
UN
C
UNEP
D
WWF
Question 15 Explanation: 
WEF
Question 16
Built in 1765, what is the oldest commissioned warship in the world, still manned by the British Royal Navy?
A
HMS Belfast
B
Repulse
C
Cutty Sark
D
Victory
Question 16 Explanation: 
Victory
There are 16 questions to complete.

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