General knowledge quiz 519

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which is the highest literary award of the world?
A
Nobel Prize
B
Booker Prize
C
Pulitzer Prize
D
Magsaysay Award
Question 2
Why was Tyson Fury stripped of his International Boxing Federation World Heavyweight title in 2015 just ten days after gaining it?
A
He admitted taking performance-enhancing drugs
B
He refused to defend it against the IBF nominated opponent
C
Widely derided homophobic and sexist comments
D
An alleged hate crime
Question 2 Explanation: 
He refused to defend it against the IBF nominated opponent
Question 3
Horse Racing is the national sport of which country?
A
Mauritius
B
Malaysia
C
New Zealand
D
Mongolia
Question 3 Explanation: 
Mongolia:Horse Racing is the national sport of Mongolia. Horse riding is especially central to Mongolian culture. The long-distance races that are showcased during Naadam festivals are one aspect of this, as is the popularity of trick riding.
Question 4
Jal Lahri is a variety of which crop?
A
Paddy
B
Cotton
C
Maize
D
Jowar
Question 4 Explanation: 
Paddy:Paddy Varities-Sambha Mahsuri, Jalpriya, Jalnidhi, Jal Lahri
Question 5
What is the pub game played in Basque country, which straddles parts of north-central Spain and south-western France, where 10 metal discs are thrown at a structure including a mill and a bridge?
A
Igel jokoa (frog game)
B
Bola jokoa (bowls)
C
Laiariak (laia competitions)
D
Oilar jokoa (chicken game)
Question 5 Explanation: 
Igel jokoa (frog game)
Question 6
Who suggested that matter possesses dual nature
A
De-Brogile
B
Planck
C
Heisenberg
D
Newton
Question 6 Explanation: 
De-Brogile:De-Brogile suggested that matter possesses dual nature. It has wave nature as well as particle nature.
Question 7
Considered by Eugene Merle Shoemaker to be the first definitive proof of an extraterrestrial impact on the Earth's surface, the research related to which meteorite impact crater?
A
Vredefort, in Free State, South Africa
B
Barringer, in Arizona, USA
C
Shoemaker, in Western Australia
D
Sunset, in Flagstaff, Arizona
Question 7 Explanation: 
Barringer, in Arizona, USA
Question 8
From which sport do we get the expression "Getting to first base"?
A
Baseball
B
Cricket
C
Association Football (Soccer)
D
Tennis
Question 8 Explanation: 
Baseball
Question 9
What is the word for an asexual form of reproduction found in females where growth and development of embryos occurs without fertilisation by a male?
A
Parthenogenesis
B
Apomixis
C
Hermadolphia
D
Agamospermy
Question 9 Explanation: 
Parthenogenesis
Question 10
The head office of National Council of Applied Economic Research(NCAER) is in
A
Mumbai
B
New Delhi
C
Hyderabad
D
Kolkata
Question 10 Explanation: 
New Delhi
Question 11
Which monotheistic, Abrahamic religious movement accepts Haile Selassie I, the former and final Emperor of Ethiopia, as the incarnation of God, called Jah?
A
Rastafarian
B
Hail to the Chief
C
Reggae
D
Persimmon
Question 11 Explanation: 
Rastafarian
Question 12
What word's original meaning was "the hearing of a person's confession and their absolution before their execution"?
A
Shaft
B
Shift
C
Shrift
D
Skiff
Question 12 Explanation: 
Shrift
Question 13
Who won a (then) record seven gold medals at the 1972 Olympic Games at Munich?
A
Mark Spitz
B
Paavo Nurmi
C
Michael Phelps
D
Olga Korbut
Question 13 Explanation: 
Mark Spitz
Question 14
Which least means "wick"?
A
Small plant or twig
B
Village
C
Living
D
Creek
Question 14 Explanation: 
Small plant or twig
Question 15
What, according to Greek legend, was built at Cnossos, Crete, by Daedalus?
A
Labyrinth
B
Parthenon
C
Coliseum
D
Hippodrome
Question 15 Explanation: 
Labyrinth
Question 16
Botany Bay is in which of these countries?
A
Jamaica
B
India
C
Galapagos Islands
D
Australia
Question 16 Explanation: 
Australia
There are 16 questions to complete.

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