General knowledge quiz 569

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
In which state of Australia would you find the area known as the Katherine Region?
A
Queensland
B
South Australia
C
Western Australia
D
Northern Territory
Question 1 Explanation: 
Northern Territory
Question 2
Who was the first Indian woman to win a medal in the Olympics?
A
P.T.Usha
B
Karnam Malleshwari
C
Kunjarani Devi
D
Bachendri Pal
Question 3
Which India state inaugurated Sangai Festival 2017?
A
Meghalaya
B
Manipur
C
Sikkim
D
Tripura
Question 3 Explanation: 
The Sangai Festival 2017 is held for 10 days. It is named after Manipur's state animal, the brow-antlered Sangai deer. The Sangai Festival showcases the tourism potential of Manipur in the field of arts & culture, handloom, handicrafts, indigenous sports, cuisine, music and adventure sports etc.The Sangai Festival is organized at different locations in Imphal and Bishnupur District. For the first time, Keibul Lamjao, a unique 'floating' reserve situated in Manipur in India's Northeast, which is home to the brow-antlered deer, also plays host to the festival.
Question 4
What method of writing, consisting of wedge-shaped and rectangular marks, was used from around 30th century BC to the 1st century AD?
A
Cuneiform
B
Triangulation
C
Latin
D
Double Dutch
Question 4 Explanation: 
Cuneiform
Question 5
Carageen, used in cosmetics and foods is a type of what?
A
Seaweed
B
Fruit
C
Spice
D
Nut
Question 5 Explanation: 
Seaweed
Question 6
Who, as part of his performance in the 2015 film "Revenant", was realistically eviscerated by a bear on screen?
A
Tom Hardy
B
Hugh Glass
C
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu
D
Leonardo DiCaprio
Question 6 Explanation: 
Leonardo DiCaprio
Question 7
The Meuse River rises in France and flows through which other country or countries?
A
Belgium and the Netherlands
B
Germany
C
Italy
D
Switzerland and Italy
Question 7 Explanation: 
Belgium and the Netherlands
Question 8
Which of these is the fear of fire?
A
Xenophobia
B
Claustrophobia
C
Agoraphobia
D
Pyrophobia
Question 8 Explanation: 
Pyrophobia
Question 9
Which of these musicals is set in France following Napoleon's fall from power, during the restoration of the Bourbon monarchy and the uprising which ends it?
A
Annie Get Your Gun
B
Les Miserables
C
Sweet Charity
D
Cabaret
Question 9 Explanation: 
Les Miserables
Question 10
Which of these is a breed of horse is known for its spotted coat?
A
Stallion
B
Palomino
C
Apaloosa
D
Brumby
Question 10 Explanation: 
Apaloosa
Question 11
What name is given to the silvery aureole enveloping the sun's chromosphere?
A
Cresta
B
Corolla
C
Camry
D
Corona
Question 11 Explanation: 
Corona
Question 12
Most fish do not sink in water because of the presence of swim bladderair bladderair sacsair in spongy bones
A
I and II are correct
B
II and III are correct
C
III and IV are correct
D
I, II, III and IV are correct
Question 13
In 2013 actress Angelina Jolie very publicly did what?
A
Refused an Academy award
B
Adopted a child, her first
C
Had a preventive double mastectomy
D
Attended an Academy Award ceremony in torn jeans
Question 13 Explanation: 
Had a preventive double mastectomy
Question 14
The groundhog that famously appears at Gobbler's Knob, Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, on 2 February annually is said to be able to predict what?
A
The number of tourists next 2 February
B
The quantity of tigers that will be in town in the next year
C
The quality of the harvest
D
The length of the winter
Question 14 Explanation: 
The length of the winter
Question 15
What city is divided into 20 administrative areas which include Louvre, Temple, Hotel-de-Ville, Pantheon, Luxembourg, Elysee, Opera, Popincourt, Gobelins, Observatoire and Menilmontant?
A
Chartres
B
Rouen
C
Berlin
D
Paris
Question 15 Explanation: 
Paris
Question 16
Which book is written by Ramesh Chandra Shah?
A
Trying to Say Goodbye
B
Rehan Per Ragghu
C
Vinayak
D
The Gathering
Question 16 Explanation: 
Vinayak:Bhopal-based Hindi writer Ramesh Chandra Shah has been conferred with Sahitya Akademi award for his recent novel Vinayak
There are 16 questions to complete.

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