General knowledge quiz 559

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Ankylosing spondylitis, fibromyalgia and gout are types of what?
A
Arthritis
B
Sclerotic lesion
C
Inflammation of the spine
D
Neuralgia
Question 1 Explanation: 
Arthritis
Question 2
According to 'Global TB Report 2017' released by World Health Organization (WHO), India is in what position accounting for 64 percent of the 10.4 million new tuberculosis (TB)?
A
First
B
Second
C
Third
D
Fourth
Question 2 Explanation: 
According to 'Global TB Report 2017' released by World Health Organization (WHO), India has topped the list of seven countries, accounting for 64 per cent of the 10.4 million new tuberculosis (TB) cases worldwide in 2016. In 2016, nearly 7 million people died from TB, marking a 4% drop as compared to 2015 report. In terms of new tuberculosis (TB) cases worldwide in 2016, India is followed by Indonesia, China, Philippines, Pakistan, Nigeria and South Africa.
Question 3
Originally a UK TV series using string puppets it first aired in 1952 with an idiosyncratic version of English called Oddle Poddle; what was the series?
A
Wacaday
B
Flower Pot Men
C
Roland Rat
D
Supercar
Question 3 Explanation: 
Flower Pot Men
Question 4
The national sport of Canada is
A
tennis and cricket
B
lacrosse
C
judo
D
rugby and football
Question 5
What is the clarified butter used in Indian cooking?
A
Golly
B
Whizz
C
Ooh
D
Ghee
Question 5 Explanation: 
Ghee
Question 6
What is the main ingredient of hummus?
A
Sesame seeds
B
Rice
C
Chickpeas
D
Olive oil
Question 6 Explanation: 
Chickpeas
Question 7
In what country did rugby football originate, and when were the first rules written?
A
Germany. 1810
B
New Zealand. 1901
C
England. 1845
D
Ireland. 1800
Question 7 Explanation: 
England. 1845
Question 8
Who composed "The Radetzky March"?
A
Glenn Miller
B
Radetzky
C
Sousa
D
Johann Strauss the Elder
Question 8 Explanation: 
Johann Strauss the Elder
Question 9
Which of these is a shooting target?
A
Clay pigeon
B
China eagle
C
Concrete sparrow
D
Wooden thrush
Question 9 Explanation: 
Clay pigeon
Question 10
Yuri Gagarin became the first man in space in what year?
A
1959
B
1955
C
1967
D
1961
Question 10 Explanation: 
1961
Question 11
What does the acronym "DOA" mean?
A
Dead on arrival
B
Down and away
C
Daft old age
D
Dinner of antelope
Question 11 Explanation: 
Dead on arrival
Question 12
What is the collective name for The Colossus of Rhodes, the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the Pharos at Alexandria, the Pyramids of Egypt, Pheidias' Statue of Jupiter at Olympus, the Temple of Diana at Ephesus and the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus?
A
Bricks and Mortar
B
The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
C
Roman Ruins
D
Archaeology
Question 12 Explanation: 
The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
Question 13
What is the name of the art form where objects are glued to, usually, a piece of paper or canvas?
A
Tatting
B
Applique
C
Embroidery
D
Collage
Question 13 Explanation: 
Collage
Question 14
What is a variation of the standard card game of poker which consists of two cards being dealt face down to each player and then 5 community cards being placed by the dealer (3 as "the flop" then 1 called "the turn", then 1 called "the river"), with players having the option to check, bet or fold after each deal?
A
Texas Hold 'Em
B
Montana Drop 'Em
C
Wisconsin Snatch 'Em
D
Illinois Grip 'Em
Question 14 Explanation: 
Texas Hold 'Em
Question 15
What was the occupation of Otto Klemperer?
A
Rocket scientist
B
Conductor
C
Actor
D
Film director
Question 15 Explanation: 
Conductor
Question 16
Acapulco sits in the foothills of which mountain range?
A
Sierra Madre Occidental
B
Sierra Madre del Sur
C
Sierra Nevada
D
Andes
Question 16 Explanation: 
Sierra Madre del Sur
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