General knowledge quiz 650

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Henry Cooper is related to which sport?
A
Cricket
B
Racing
C
Boxing
D
Golf
Question 1 Explanation: 
Boxing:Sir Henry Cooper OBE KSG was an English heavyweight boxer known for the sheer power of his left hook, ''Enry's 'Ammer'', and his knockdown of the young Muhammad Ali.
Question 2
Which of these is a type of generator of electric current in which mechanical energy is converted to electrical energy?
A
Dynamo
B
Domino
C
Eurythmic
D
Motor
Question 2 Explanation: 
Dynamo
Question 3
What was the first satellite put into orbit by the USA?
A
Mercury
B
Explorer
C
Genesis
D
Voyager
Question 3 Explanation: 
Explorer
Question 4
Mayur Nritya is the dance form of..........state.
A
Andhra Pradesh
B
Haryana
C
Uttar Pradesh
D
Rajasthan
Question 4 Explanation: 
Uttar Pradesh
Question 5
What is the capital of Laos?
A
Valletta
B
Conakry
C
Lisbon
D
Vientiane
Question 6
Who among the following has won the women single in 104th edition of $44, 000, 000 Australian Open 2016?
A
Lucie Hradecka
B
Andrea Hlavackova
C
Angelique Kerber
D
Serena Williams
Question 6 Explanation: 
Correct Women's Singles title of 104th edition of $44, 000, 000 Australian Open 2016 has been cliched by Angelique Kerber of Germany. The event was held in Melbourne, Australia.
Question 7
Who wrote the play "The Cocktail Hour", a US comedy exploring the world of upper-class families in the Northeast set in an apartment in the 1970s, and promised his parents it would not be produced in his hometown during their lifetimes because "the details are so close to home"?
A
Henrik Ibsen
B
Jean-Baptiste Poquelin (Moliere)
C
Peter Shaffer
D
A. R. Gurney
Question 7 Explanation: 
A. R. Gurney
Question 8
What city, also known as Hogbonou and Adjace, was the capital of Dahomey and is now the capital of The People's Republic of Benin?
A
Ouagadougou
B
Mogadishu
C
Porto-Novo
D
Abomey
Question 8 Explanation: 
Porto-Novo
Question 9
What is a grommet?
A
A ring, usually made of rubber, placed in a hole
B
A dog in an animated series
C
NASA slang for a space shuttle
D
Old English for a cesspool
Question 9 Explanation: 
A ring, usually made of rubber, placed in a hole
Question 10
When is Shakespeare's play "Troilus and Cressida" set?
A
The Renaissance
B
The Roman occupation of Carthage
C
Elizabethan era
D
The Trojan War
Question 10 Explanation: 
The Trojan War
Question 11
The singer and English TV personality Priscilla White is better known by what name?
A
Lulu
B
Cilla Black
C
Joanna Lumley
D
Dawn French
Question 11 Explanation: 
Cilla Black
Question 12
What name was given to people who believed that James II and his descendants were the rightful rulers of Britain?
A
Scots on the rocks
B
Bonny Lads
C
Charlietans
D
Jacobites
Question 12 Explanation: 
Jacobites
Question 13
Wide Fund for Nature is an international non-governmental organization founded on April 29, 1961, its headquarters in..........
A
Gland
B
New York
C
Vienna
D
Geneva
Question 13 Explanation: 
Gland:The World Wide Fund for Nature is an international non-governmental organization founded on April 29, 1961, working in the field of the biodiversity conservation, and the reduction of humanity's footprint on the environment. Headquarters:Gland, Switzerland
Question 14
At which Winter Olympics was artificial snow first used?
A
Calgary, 1988
B
Grenoble, 1968
C
Lake Placid, 1980
D
Innsbruck, 1976
Question 14 Explanation: 
Lake Placid, 1980
Question 15
Which flowering plant in the pea family, cultivated as feed for cattle, horses, sheep, and goats, is known in the UK, Australia and New Zealand as lucerne, as lucerne grass in south Asia and as Kuthirai Masal in Tamil?
A
Clover
B
Alfalfa
C
Corn
D
Wheat
Question 15 Explanation: 
Alfalfa
Question 16
What is the name of the person that controls a football match?
A
A referee
B
An umpire
C
A spectator
D
A goalkeeper
There are 16 questions to complete.

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