General knowledge quiz 653

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
In May 2009, flooding killed at least 30 people and caused more than 20, 000 people to leave their homes in which country?
A
India
B
South Africa
C
Brazil
D
Pakistan
Question 1 Explanation: 
Brazil
Question 2
In 1974, the first KVK(Krishi Vigyan Kendra) was established in
A
Maharshtra
B
Kerala
C
Tamil Nadu
D
Puducherry
Question 2 Explanation: 
Puducherry:The first KVK(Krishi Vigyan Kendra), on a pilot basis, was established in 1974 at Puducherry (Pondicherry) under the administrative control of the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore.
Question 3
Which cakes were named after a baker who lived in Bath?
A
Neenish
B
Eccles
C
Anzac
D
Sally Lun
Question 3 Explanation: 
Sally Lun
Question 4
What equipment puts an object in rotation around a fixed axis, applying a force perpendicular to the axis, and uses the sedimentation principle to cause heavier particles to move out along the radius?
A
Gravimeter
B
Centrifuge
C
Accelerometer
D
Cyclotron
Question 4 Explanation: 
Centrifuge
Question 5
His achievements as king led to his being dubbed "the Great"; who was he and where did he rule?
A
Alfred, king of Wessex 871-899 CE (later known as king of the English)
B
thelred, king of the English 978-113, 1014-1016 CE
C
Edward, king of Wessex and king of England 1042-1066 CE
D
Robert, king of Scotland 1306-1329 CE
Question 5 Explanation: 
Alfred, king of Wessex 871-899 CE (later known as king of the English)
Question 6
..........become the first country to recognise parkour as a sport
A
China
B
India
C
UK
D
USA
Question 6 Explanation: 
UK:Parkour is a training discipline using movement that developed from military obstacle course training. UK becomes first country to recognise parkour as a sport
Question 7
What sport is played in an area that can vary between 20 x 10 and 30 x 20 metres, with 7 players in play at any one time per side playing for around 8 minutes for each of four periods?
A
Gaelic Football
B
Petanque
C
Pelotte
D
Water polo
Question 7 Explanation: 
Water polo
Question 8
Who commited suicide after she was abandoned by Aeneas?
A
Dido
B
Lady Ga Ga
C
Madonna
D
Rihanna
Question 8 Explanation: 
Dido
Question 9
Bondi Beach is a suburb of which city?
A
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
B
Barcelona, Spain
C
Cape Town, South Africa
D
Sydney, Australia
Question 9 Explanation: 
Sydney, Australia
Question 10
In which country is the 1, 418 square mi (3, 673 square km) Lake Tana?
A
Sudan
B
Ethiopia
C
Somalia
D
Sudan
Question 10 Explanation: 
Ethiopia
Question 11
In which city was Andre Agassi born?
A
Tehran
B
Ankara
C
San Francisco
D
Las Vegas
Question 11 Explanation: 
Las Vegas
Question 12
Angela Grisanti Vecchio, Stanley Zbornak, Clayton Hollingsworth and Salvadore Petrillo are characters in what US television series?
A
Echo Beach
B
Dallas
C
No Soap, Radio
D
Golden Girls
Question 12 Explanation: 
Golden Girls
Question 13
The partition of Bengal took place in
A
1906
B
1905
C
1910
D
1888
Question 13 Explanation: 
The decision to effect the Partition of Bengal was announced in 1905 by the Viceroy of India, Lord Curzon.
Question 14
To go "round the houses" in asking or answering a question means what?
A
All opinions were asked for
B
The process was complicated
C
Something was in the way
D
The result was the same as at the beginning
Question 14 Explanation: 
The process was complicated
Question 15
Who was elected President of Argentina in 1946 after a military coup and was forced to resign and leave in 1955?
A
Isabel Martinez
B
Raul Lastiri
C
Juan Peron
D
Carlos Menem
Question 15 Explanation: 
Juan Peron
Question 16
"A little dab'll do ya, Use more, only if you dare, But watch out, The gals will all pursue ya,--They'll love to put their fingers through your hair" was a jingle for what product that was first marketed in the 1920s?
A
Brylcreem
B
Panteen
C
Heinz
D
McDonalds
Question 16 Explanation: 
Brylcreem
There are 16 questions to complete.

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