General knowledge quiz 529

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The existence of what was conjectured by Russian mathematician Vladimir Arnold in 1995 and proven in 2006 by Hungarian scientists Gabor Domokos and Peter Varkonyi?
A
An element with atomic number 117
B
Liquid water on Mars
C
Gomboc, a type of convex 3 dimensional body
D
An underwater trench off the East coast of Africa
Question 1 Explanation: 
Gomboc, a type of convex 3 dimensional body
Question 2
The borders of which European country, that were set under the reign of Afonso III (1248 to 1279), are the same today?
A
Poland
B
Germany
C
France
D
Portugal
Question 2 Explanation: 
Portugal
Question 3
Who wrote "It Takes a Village:And Other Lessons Children Teach Us", a book published in 1996 that focuses on the impact individuals and groups outside the family have on a child's well-being?
A
Michael Jackson
B
Dr. Benjamin Spock
C
Dr. Margaret Mead
D
Hillary Rodham Clinton
Question 3 Explanation: 
Hillary Rodham Clinton
Question 4
Which building on the Ile de la Cite in Paris took 300 years to build from 1163, and was one of the first to have flying buttresses?
A
Bastille
B
Notre Dame
C
Palace of Versailles
D
La Sorbonne
Question 4 Explanation: 
Notre Dame
Question 5
Which of these is an island city-state and country?
A
The United Kingdom
B
Singapore
C
Madagascar
D
Java
Question 5 Explanation: 
Singapore
Question 6
Grand Slam in Tennis means a player has to win
A
Australian open, French open, U.S. open and Wimbledon
B
Australian open, U.S. Open and Wimbledon
C
Australian open, French open and Wimbledon
D
French open, Wimbledon
Question 7
Which of these died last?
A
Jimi Hendrix
B
Jim Morrison
C
Brian Jones
D
Janis Joplin
Question 7 Explanation: 
Jim Morrison
Question 8
Which of these words best describes the subject of the study of Pomology?
A
Englishmen
B
Apples
C
Fruit
D
Small drums
Question 8 Explanation: 
Fruit
Question 9
Who was crowned as Miss Universe 2017?
A
Davina Bennett
B
Bastina Maria
C
Raphael Victoria
D
Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters
Question 9 Explanation: 
Miss South Africa Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters was crowned Miss Universe 2017 at the AXIS theater at Planet Hollywood casino-resort on the Las Vegas Strip. Nel-Peters is 22 years old. She was born in Sedgefield, South Africa. She recently earned her degree in business management. She wants to use her reign to create awareness about HIV/AIDS and self-defense causes. Along with the title, Nel-Peters earned a yearlong salary, a luxury apartment in New York City for the duration of her reign and more prizes.
Question 10
Where is "The White House"?
A
Edinburgh
B
Washington
C
Westminster
D
California
Question 10 Explanation: 
Washington
Question 11
..........is the currency of Singapore
A
Ringit
B
Riyal
C
Dinar
D
Dollar
Question 11 Explanation: 
Dollar:Singapore-Singapore(Capital) and Dollar(Currency)
Question 12
The name of a 19th century Warden of New College, Oxford, UK, is given to which play on words, deliberate or not, in which corresponding sounds are switched between words?
A
Malapropism
B
Spoonerism
C
Bowdlerising
D
Chiasmus
Question 12 Explanation: 
Spoonerism
Question 13
Hindu youth from Pakistan, named..........has been selected for the prestigious 'Emerging Young Leaders Award' given by the US State Department
A
Mukesh Joshi
B
Sanjeev Gupta
C
Rohit Dubey
D
Raj Kumar
Question 13 Explanation: 
Raj Kumar, a Hindu youth from Pakistan has been selected for the prestigious 'Emerging Young Leaders Award' given by the US State Department for his positive role in building sustainable peace. This is the 2nd edition of 'Emerging Young Leaders Award'. Along with Raj Kumar, 9 other youngsters from Malta, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Algeria, Tajikistan, Belgium, Vietnam, Peru and Israel have also been chosen for this award.
Question 14
''Empire to Independence'' authored by whom?
A
Lance price
B
Chetan Mahajan
C
Jai Krishna Kaushik
D
Manu Joseph
Question 14 Explanation: 
Jai Krishna Kaushik:The Vice President of India Shri M. Hamid Ansari was presented with a book entitled ''Empire to Independence'' authored by Maj Gen (Retd) Jai Krishan Kaushik.
Question 15
What is the branch of the Mediterranean Sea between Italy and the Balkans, with ports such as Bari, Venice, and Trieste?
A
Aegean Sea
B
Adriatic Sea
C
Black Sea
D
Caspian Sea
Question 15 Explanation: 
Adriatic Sea
Question 16
Room 40, or 40 O.B., active 1914 to 1919 in the UK, was a forerunner to a complex known as what?
A
The Ewing Institute
B
MI5
C
The Zimmermann Room
D
Bletchley Park
Question 16 Explanation: 
Bletchley Park
There are 16 questions to complete.

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