General knowledge quiz 705

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
When were the first Youth Olympic Games held?
A
2012
B
2010
C
2008
D
2002
Question 1 Explanation: 
2010
Question 2
What system of rule is in place in Patagonia?
A
Republic
B
Monarchy
C
Combined republic and federal republic
D
Federal republic
Question 2 Explanation: 
Combined republic and federal republic
Question 3
What has been the currency of Venezuela since 1 January 2008?
A
The UK Pound Sterling
B
The US Dollar
C
The Bolivar fuerte
D
The Spanish Peseta
Question 3 Explanation: 
The Bolivar fuerte
Question 4
Which country has won the most medals at the European Beach Volleyball Championship (later known as the Nestea European Championship Final) between 2000 and 2008 inclusive?
A
Germany
B
Switzerland
C
Austria
D
Netherlands
Question 4 Explanation: 
Switzerland
Question 5
Which legendary couple are said to be buried at Glastonbury, Somerset, England?
A
David and Victoria Beckham
B
Robin and Marian
C
Anthony and Cleopatra
D
Arthur and Guinevere
Question 5 Explanation: 
Arthur and Guinevere
Question 6
The Formosan Black Bear is indigenous to where?
A
Taiwan
B
Vietnam
C
Mongolia
D
Tibet
Question 6 Explanation: 
Taiwan
Question 7
In French cuisine, what is the name for a baked dish originating in Germany that is based on a custard made from eggs and milk or cream in a pastry crust, which usually is blind baked before the other ingredients are added for a secondary baking period?
A
Pavlova
B
Pizza
C
Quiche
D
Flan
Question 7 Explanation: 
Quiche
Question 8
What is alternative name for the prongs of a fork?
A
Grommets
B
Pinks
C
Tines
D
Flanges
Question 8 Explanation: 
Tines
Question 9
Sasha and Malia are the daughters of which political figure?
A
Benjamin Netanyahu
B
Ehud Olmert
C
Barack Obama
D
Michel Suleiman
Question 9 Explanation: 
Barack Obama
Question 10
Which of the following is written by P. Chidambaram?
A
Thoughts and Reflections
B
Beyond Survival
C
The Birds of Time
D
Standing Guard-A year in Opposition
Question 10 Explanation: 
Standing Guard-A year in Opposition:''Standing Guard-A Year in Opposition'' a compilation of his Sunday columns published in the Indian Express in 2015.
Question 11
What legendary land was between the Scilly Isles and Cornwall before it was overwhelmed by the sea?
A
Camelot
B
Lyonesse
C
Atlantis
D
Utopia
Question 11 Explanation: 
Lyonesse
Question 12
Which of these is associated with boxing?
A
Frank Bruno
B
Nigel Mansell
C
John Mayer
D
David Cameron
Question 12 Explanation: 
Frank Bruno
Question 13
From what country did the Kingdom of Fiji, later the Republic of Fiji, gain independence in 1970?
A
USA
B
UK
C
Australia
D
New Zealand
Question 13 Explanation: 
UK
Question 14
What is another name for eggplant?
A
Zucchini
B
Aubergine
C
Courgette
D
Avocado
Question 14 Explanation: 
Aubergine
Question 15
Maginot line is placed between..........
A
Japan and Russia
B
France and Germany
C
USA and Canada
D
Germany and Poland
Question 15 Explanation: 
France and Germany:The Maginot Line was a vast fortification that spread along the French/German border but became a military liability when the Germans attacked France in the II world war
Question 16
In the words of a song by Simon and Garfunkel, whose words were written on the subway wall?
A
The bible
B
The prophet
C
Cat Stevens
D
The Beatles
Question 16 Explanation: 
The prophet
There are 16 questions to complete.

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