General knowledge quiz 625

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of these is a track cycling event, for which the first Olympic competition was in 2000?
A
Oscar
B
Keirin
C
Shamus
D
Eugene
Question 1 Explanation: 
Keirin
Question 2
Five of the pillars of Ashoka, single Lion pillars are located at..........
A
Both 2 and 3
B
Rampurva
C
Lauria Nandangarh
D
Both 2 and 3
Question 2 Explanation: 
Both 2 and 3:Five of the pillars of Ashoka, two at Rampurva, one each at Vaishali, Lauriya-Areraj and Lauria Nandangarh possibly marked the course of the ancient Royal highway from Pataliputra to the Nepal valley. Several pillars were relocated by later Mughal Empire rulers, the animal capitals being removed.
Question 3
Which country, the capital of which is Asmara, had the King of Ethiopia as its king from 1952?
A
Switzerland
B
Eritrea
C
Uganda
D
Kenya
Question 3 Explanation: 
Eritrea
Question 4
Matthew Broderick starred in which of these films in 1999?
A
Addicted to Love
B
The Cable Guy
C
Inspector Gadget
D
Infinity
Question 4 Explanation: 
Inspector Gadget
Question 5
What is the generic title of a series of French comic strips that follows the exploits of a village of ancient Gauls as they resist Roman occupation by means of a magic potion brewed by their druid, which gives them superhuman strength?
A
The Adventures of Superman
B
The Adventures of Tintin
C
The Adventures of Spiderman
D
The Adventures of Asterix
Question 5 Explanation: 
The Adventures of Asterix
Question 6
Asteroids move around the Sun in between..........
A
Mars and Earth
B
Mars and Jupiter
C
Venus and Mars
D
Neptune and Saturn
Question 6 Explanation: 
Mars and Jupiter:Most asteroids orbit between Mars and Jupiter in the Main Asteriod Belt
Question 7
What word is traditionally applied to clothes and linen collected by a woman before her marriage?
A
Trousseau
B
Gateau
C
Poncho
D
Trudeau
Question 7 Explanation: 
Trousseau
Question 8
The word Hindu or Indu was used by
A
Greeks
B
Arabs
C
Romans
D
Mangolian
Question 8 Explanation: 
The word Hindu or Indu was used by Greeks to denote the country and people living beyond the Indus river.
Question 9
Which of these people was tasked by the Nazi Party to oversee the purging of "Degenerate art" made by German modern artists?
A
Adolf Ziegler
B
Albert Speer
C
M C Escher
D
Joseph Goebbels
Question 9 Explanation: 
Adolf Ziegler
Question 10
What machine, called the world's first working programmable, fully automatic computing machine, was completed and demonstrated in 1941 and destroyed in 1943?
A
Z3, designed by Konrad Zuse
B
Turing machine, designed by Alan Turing
C
Charles Babbage's difference engine
D
ENIAC, designed by John Mauchly & J. Presper Eckert
Question 10 Explanation: 
Z3, designed by Konrad Zuse
Question 11
Which of these is not one the four time zones that apply to the USA?
A
Eastern Time Zone
B
Pacific Time Zone
C
Central Time Zone
D
Phoenix Time Zone
Question 11 Explanation: 
Phoenix Time Zone
Question 12
On 15 July 2004, which country imposed diplomatic sanctions against Israel after two Israeli citizens, Uriel Zosha Kelman and Eli Cara, suspected of being Mossad agents, were convicted of attempting to obtain local passports fraudulently?
A
USA
B
United Kingdom
C
France
D
New Zealand
Question 12 Explanation: 
New Zealand
Question 13
Who married British actress and producer Trudi Styler in 1992?
A
Edge
B
Sting
C
Slash
D
Pavarotti
Question 13 Explanation: 
Sting
Question 14
RN Tagore related to..........
A
History of Hindu Chemistry
B
Poverty & Unbritish Rule in India
C
Young India & Harijan
D
Letters from Russia
Question 14 Explanation: 
Letters from Russia:The book titled Letters from Russia is written by RN Tagore
Question 15
Which of these would you expect to find on a parachute?
A
Pyjama Cord
B
Umbilical cord
C
Ripcord
D
Spinal cord
Question 15 Explanation: 
Ripcord
Question 16
Who would have been most likely to use a fleam?
A
Veterinarians
B
Plumbers
C
Ploughmen
D
Butchers
Question 16 Explanation: 
Veterinarians
There are 16 questions to complete.

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