General knowledge quiz 596

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Who watched his daughter win her first professional boxing bout in October 1999?
A
Muhammad Ali
B
George Foreman
C
Henry Cooper
D
Joe Frazier
Question 1 Explanation: 
Muhammad Ali
Question 2
The headquarters of World Chess Federation is located in which country?
A
Greece
B
France
C
USA
D
UK
Question 2 Explanation: 
Greece:The Federation Internationale des Echecs or World Chess Federation is an international organization that connects the various national chess federations around the world and acts as the governing body of international chess competition. It is usually referred to as FIDE Headquarters:Athens, Greece
Question 3
Burt Munro set the current land speed record for motorcycles under 1000cc in 1967 on what make of motorcycle?
A
Kawasaki
B
Harley-Davidson
C
Triumph
D
Indian
Question 3 Explanation: 
Indian
Question 4
What US federal agency that was founded on 3 March 1915 was dissolved on 1 October 1958?
A
National Atomic Energy Commission (NAEC)
B
National Weaponry Development Commission (NWDC)
C
National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA)
D
National Segregation Monitoring Authority (NSMA)
Question 4 Explanation: 
National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA)
Question 5
Which wonder of the ancient world was at Olympia?
A
Pyramid
B
Temple of Artemis
C
Hanging gardens
D
Statue of Zeus
Question 5 Explanation: 
Statue of Zeus
Question 6
Where is the Riigikogu the national parliament?
A
Finland
B
Estonia
C
Latvia
D
Sweden
Question 6 Explanation: 
Estonia
Question 7
What is the title of George W Bush's political memoir, published in 2010?
A
Dreams From My Father
B
My Life
C
The Audacity of Hope
D
Decision Points
Question 7 Explanation: 
Decision Points
Question 8
Where and when was the 1st Summer Universiade held?
A
Turin, Italy, 1959
B
Paris, France, 1923
C
Warsaw, Poland 1924
D
Prague, Czecholslovakia, 1947
Question 8 Explanation: 
Turin, Italy, 1959
Question 9
Competitors representing which country won the most Olympic gold medals in Greco-Roman wrestling between 1896 and 2008?
A
Sweden (SWE)
B
The Soviet Union (URS)
C
Finland (FIN)
D
Hungary (HUN)
Question 9 Explanation: 
The Soviet Union (URS)
Question 10
On 13 November 2010, who became the first boxer to win world titles in eight different weight divisions and the first boxer to win the lineal championship in four different weight classes?
A
Joshua Clottey
B
Oscar De La Hoya
C
Manny Pacquiao
D
Ricky Hatton
Question 10 Explanation: 
Manny Pacquiao
Question 11
Where is the stretch of water called The Solent?
A
Between Scotland and the Orkney Islands
B
Between the Isle of Man and Ireland
C
Between the Isle of Wight and the coast of England
D
Part of Lake Windermere
Question 11 Explanation: 
Between the Isle of Wight and the coast of England
Question 12
Name the bank levied closure charges of Rs 500 with Goods and Service Tax (GST) to savings bank account customers.
A
Axis Bank
B
HDFC Bank
C
ICICI Bank
D
State Bank of India
Question 12 Explanation: 
From October 1, 2017, savings bank account customers of State Bank of India (SBI) will not have to pay any charges for closing the account. Now with the closure charges being waived off, only those customers who close their accounts after 14 days and before completing 1 year after opening an account will be charged Rs 500 plus GST.
Question 13
Who patented the phonograph in 1878 (after developing and demonstrating it the previous year)?
A
Thomas Edison
B
Thomas Cranmer
C
Tom Good
D
Tom Phono
Question 13 Explanation: 
Thomas Edison
Question 14
Ivan Galamian has had world-wide influence as a teacher of what?
A
High jump
B
Violin
C
Economics
D
Computer programmng techniques
Question 14 Explanation: 
Violin
Question 15
Who was the first artistic director of the National Theatre in London?
A
John Gielgud
B
Jonathan Miller
C
Laurence Olivier
D
Peter Brook
Question 15 Explanation: 
Laurence Olivier
Question 16
What was the nickname of the British army regiment called the "8th King's Royal Irish Hussars"?
A
The Crossbelts
B
The Death or Glory Boys
C
The Green Horse
D
The Skins
Question 16 Explanation: 
The Crossbelts
There are 16 questions to complete.

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