General knowledge quiz 641

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Who won bronze medal in the World Blitz Chess Championship in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia?
A
Magnus Charlsen
B
Garry Kasparov
C
Viswanathan Anand
D
Bobby Fischer
Question 1 Explanation: 
Viswanathan Anand has won bronze medal in the World Blitz Chess Championship in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Magnus Carlsen, world champion, won the tournament and bagged the gold medal. Russia's Sergey Karjakin secured the second spot and won the silver medal. Vishwanathan Anand had won gold, two days back, in the World Rapid Chess Championship.
Question 2
The popularity of extreme sports has led to several world games; when and where were the X Games Asia (now KIA X Games) first held?
A
1998, Phuket, Thailand
B
2002 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
C
1995 Seoul, South Korea
D
2002 Tokyo, Japan
Question 2 Explanation: 
1998, Phuket, Thailand
Question 3
For which of these is white wine the basis?
A
Bloody Mary
B
Margarita
C
Spritzer
D
Pina colada
Question 3 Explanation: 
Spritzer
Question 4
Which nation was the first to put a man-made object on the moon?
A
Soviet Union
B
USA
C
India
D
UK
Question 4 Explanation: 
Soviet Union
Question 5
An Australian needs a passport to enter which of these areas?
A
New South Wales
B
Tasmania
C
New Zealand
D
Sydney
Question 5 Explanation: 
New Zealand
Question 6
Which group had hits with "You Really Got Me", "All Day And All Of The Night", "Waterloo Sunset" and "Lola"?
A
The Beatles
B
The Kinks
C
The Pretty Things
D
The Temptations
Question 6 Explanation: 
The Kinks
Question 7
Where was the area known as "The Spanish Main?
A
Between Africa and India
B
Caribbean Sea
C
The Mediterranean Sea
D
Atlantic coast of the Iberian peninsula
Question 7 Explanation: 
Caribbean Sea
Question 8
Which of the following place is famous for its gigantic rock-cut statue of Buddha?
A
Bamiyan
B
Borobudur
C
Anuradhapuram
D
Angor Vat
Question 9
Which German writer, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, later expatriated from Germany and becoming an American citizen, was the author of works including "Buddenbrooks", "Mario and the Magician" and "The Magic Mountain"?
A
Sinclair Lewis (1885-1951)
B
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832)
C
Friedrich Schiller (1759-1805)
D
Thomas Mann (1875-1955)
Question 9 Explanation: 
Thomas Mann (1875-1955)
Question 10
What is one of the distinguishing features of a hoatzin?
A
An extra vertebra in its neck
B
A double taproot
C
An off-set beak
D
A digestive system that ferments vegetation
Question 10 Explanation: 
A digestive system that ferments vegetation
Question 11
Who was the highest officer in the army during the 13th century?
A
Kahlji
B
Head
C
Chief
D
Khan
Question 11 Explanation: 
Khan:Army delegates were chosen either by their blood association of the Khan family
Question 12
What river flows under the Ponte Vecchio, a Medieval bridge noted for still having shops built along it?
A
Rhine
B
Arno
C
Thames
D
Seine
Question 12 Explanation: 
Arno
Question 13
What is the capital of Bahrain?
A
Yerevan
B
Baku
C
Manama
D
Thimphu
Question 13 Explanation: 
Manama; Currency-Bahraini dinar (BHD) & Official language-Arabic
Question 14
Renowned sportsman Michael Phelps decided in 2014 to come out of retirement and compete in what sport?
A
Swimming
B
Indycar
C
Darts
D
High jump
Question 14 Explanation: 
Swimming
Question 15
Which is the umbrella organisation for all retail payment systems in India?
A
UPI
B
BBPS
C
NPCI
D
NCMC
Question 16
Where is 0$^\circ$ longitude measured?
A
Brussels
B
Vienna
C
Greenwich
D
Madrid
Question 16 Explanation: 
Greenwich
There are 16 questions to complete.

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