General knowledge quiz 699

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
To an imaginary observer above the North Pole, which way would the earth appear to rotate?
A
Clockwise
B
Anti-clockwise
C
Away
D
Towards
Question 1 Explanation: 
Anti-clockwise
Question 2
SHAR centre is located in..........
A
Rajasthan
B
Andhra Pradesh
C
Madhya Pradesh
D
Maharashtra
Question 2 Explanation: 
Andhra Pradesh:Satish Dhawan Space Centre or Sriharikota High Altitude Range is a rocket launch center operated by Indian Space Research Organisation. It is located in Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.
Question 3
Which country gained Independence in 2006?
A
Morocco
B
Nigeria
C
Sudan
D
Montenegro
Question 3 Explanation: 
Montenegro:An independence referendum was held in Montenegro on 21 May 2006
Question 4
Which military powers fought the Punic Wars?
A
Sparta and Troy
B
Rome and Carthage
C
Sparta and Greece
D
Rome and Troy
Question 4 Explanation: 
Rome and Carthage
Question 5
What is the highest mountain on Antarctica?
A
Mt Kirkpatrick
B
Mt Erebus
C
Vinson Massif
D
Mt Jackson
Question 5 Explanation: 
Vinson Massif
Question 6
In which city India's first World Food fair was inaugurated?
A
Mumbai
B
New Delhi
C
Hyderabad
D
Srinagar
Question 6 Explanation: 
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated 'World Food India' 2017 in New Delhi. India is hosting World Food Fair for the first time. This three-day-long event (from 3rd-5th November, 2017) has been organised by Union Ministry of Food Processing Industries under the leadership of Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal.
Question 7
What pieces occupy all four corners of the board at the start of a chess game?
A
Weasels
B
Badgers
C
Voles
D
Rooks
Question 7 Explanation: 
Rooks
Question 8
The first formal, patented, human use of sound to echo-locate under water was in relation to detecting what?
A
Thermoclines
B
Submarines in World War I
C
Icebergs
D
Finding schools of fish
Question 8 Explanation: 
Icebergs
Question 9
The iris takes it name from the Greek word meaning what?
A
Delicate
B
Opening
C
Rainbow
D
Blue
Question 9 Explanation: 
Rainbow
Question 10
Elba is a Mediterranean island in which country?
A
Austria
B
Italy
C
Moscow
D
Ireland
Question 10 Explanation: 
Italy:Elba is a Mediterranean island in Tuscany, Italy, 10 kilometres from the coastal town of Piombino, the largest island of the Tuscan Archipelago.
Question 11
Zimbabwe got Independence in..........
A
1986
B
1980
C
1970
D
1076
Question 11 Explanation: 
1980:Following the Lancaster House Agreement there was a transition to majority rule in 1980, the United Kingdom ceremonially granted Zimbabwe independence on 18 April that year
Question 12
Who wrote the 1998 novel "About A Boy"?
A
Nick Hornby
B
Harry Harrison
C
Jim Keeble
D
Terry Pratchett
Question 12 Explanation: 
Nick Hornby
Question 13
..........is regarded as the greatest law giver of ancient India?
A
Megasthenes
B
Dhruv
C
Manu
D
Damayanti
Question 13 Explanation: 
Manu:Manu is regarded as the greatest law giver of ancient India
Question 14
In what cartoon series would Paddi, Beauty, Wolnie, Weslie, Cool Bro, Big Guy and Daisy be characters?
A
Mickey Mouse, USA
B
Hello Kitty, Japan
C
Pleasant Goat and Big Big Wolf, China
D
Kid vs Kat, Canada
Question 14 Explanation: 
Pleasant Goat and Big Big Wolf, China
Question 15
Which British ruler was nicknamed "The Merry Monarch"?
A
Henry VIII
B
Charles II
C
Victoria
D
George V
Question 15 Explanation: 
Charles II
Question 16
International Centre for Migration Policy Development(ICMPD) headquarters are located in..........
A
Washington
B
Paris
C
Rome
D
Vienna
Question 16 Explanation: 
Vienna:The International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) was established by Austria and Switzerland in 1993 and has since grown to 14 member states. ICMPD was founded to carry out research, projects and activities on migration-related issues
There are 16 questions to complete.

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