General knowledge quiz 668

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Emperor Quetzalcoatl ruled which ancient people in Mexico in the 10th century CE?
A
Toltecs
B
Aztecs
C
Safesecs
D
Pygmies
Question 1 Explanation: 
Toltecs
Question 2
Who was the first sultan king to have permanent army?
A
Jalaluddin Khalji
B
Rukunuddin Firoz
C
Iltutmish
D
Alauddin Khalji
Question 2 Explanation: 
Alauddin Khalji:Alauddin Khalji was the first sultan to have permanent army-paid soldiers in cash, imported horses.
Question 3
Which of these uses is not one thought to relate to Bedloe's Island?
A
Base for illegal shipping
B
Oyster beds
C
Military fort
D
Smallpox quarantine station
Question 3 Explanation: 
Base for illegal shipping
Question 4
During Norodom Sihanouk's term as Prime Minister of Cambodia beginning in 1955 (after abdicating as King) he did what?
A
All of these
B
Extended suffrage to women
C
Adopted Khmer as the sole official language of Cambodia
D
Made Cambodia a constitutional monarchy, with policy-making power vested in the prime minister
Question 4 Explanation: 
All of these
Question 5
Sir Humphry Davy was a British chemist who
A
invented the safety lamp for miners
B
discovered the anesthetic properties of nitrous oxide
C
both (a) and (b)
D
None of the above
Question 6
Which of these is the title of a well-known musical?
A
Annie on the Roof
B
Annie Get Your Gun
C
Annie Pacific
D
West Side Annie
Question 6 Explanation: 
Annie Get Your Gun
Question 7
When was the first Lionel trains manufactured?
A
1920
B
1890
C
1901
D
1944
Question 7 Explanation: 
Joshua Lionel Cowen and Harry C. Grant started the Lionel Manufacturing Company on Sept. 5, 1900 in New York City. The first train, which was called the Electric Express, was manufactured in 1901 and was an open gondola propelled by a fan motor. As time has passed, the trains have been made in different colors and styles.
Question 8
What disease reached epidemic proportions in Haiti late in 2010?
A
AIDS
B
Typhoid
C
Cholera
D
Influenza
Question 8 Explanation: 
Cholera
Question 9
What are tectonic plates?
A
Flat parts of the earth's inner core
B
Plates sitting on the earth's crust
C
Plates into which the earth's lithosphere, i.e. the crust and upper mantle, is broken up
D
Flat areas of lava ejected by volcanic eruptions
Question 9 Explanation: 
Plates into which the earth's lithosphere, i.e. the crust and upper mantle, is broken up
Question 10
Where is Saskatoon?
A
Sweden
B
New York, USA
C
New South Wales, Australia
D
Saskatchewan, Canada
Question 10 Explanation: 
Saskatchewan, Canada
Question 11
Which of these is best described as savoury?
A
Onion jam
B
Sweet and sour cabbage
C
Honeyed broccoli
D
Cauliflower cheese
Question 11 Explanation: 
Cauliflower cheese
Question 12
Who wrote the play "Still Life", on which the 1945 film "Brief Encounter" was based?
A
Noel Coward
B
Shakin' Stevens
C
William Shakespeare
D
Tennessee Williams
Question 12 Explanation: 
Noel Coward
Question 13
A number of sports have been demonstrated at Winter Olympic Games and never included on the official programme. Which of these has become an Olympic sport without demonstration?
A
Skeleton
B
Bandy
C
Sled-dog racing
D
Ski ballet (acroski)
Question 13 Explanation: 
Skeleton
Question 14
What is the name of former NASA astronaut who passed away on 21st December 2017?
A
Bob Givens
B
Bruce McCandless
C
Sue Grafton
D
Robbie Malinga
Question 14 Explanation: 
Bruce McCandless
Question 15
Members of which family were, at various times, Kings or Emperors of Germany, Austria, Rome, Hungary, Spain and Bohemia between 1273 and 1918?
A
Medici
B
Hapsburg
C
Saxe-Coburg
D
Romanoff
Question 15 Explanation: 
Hapsburg
Question 16
What popular name was given to the British 8th Army in World War II?
A
Scorpions
B
Golden Salamanders
C
Desert Foxes
D
Desert Rats
Question 16 Explanation: 
Desert Rats
There are 16 questions to complete.

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