General knowledge quiz 706

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of these is a word for the sign "/", called a slash, forward slash, stroke, diagonal, right-leaning stroke, oblique dash, slant, separatrix, scratch comma, slaok, over, slak or whack?
A
Virgule
B
Vienna
C
Vestal
D
Virginian
Question 1 Explanation: 
Virgule
Question 2
Broken Arrow, Edmond, Enid, Lawton, Midwest City, Moore, Norman, Stillwater and Tulsa are 9 of the 10 largest cities in which state of the USA?
A
Oklahoma
B
Maine
C
Idaho
D
Texas
Question 2 Explanation: 
Oklahoma
Question 3
The islands called the Moluccas were previously known as what?
A
The Spice Islands
B
The Silk Islands
C
The Opium Islands
D
The Tea Islands
Question 3 Explanation: 
The Spice Islands
Question 4
Which of these phrases is traditionally associated with a highwayman?
A
Stand and Deliver
B
Howzat
C
Order, Order
D
Are You Havin' A Laugh
Question 4 Explanation: 
Stand and Deliver
Question 5
What is the name for a musical work primarily designed to develop the technique of an instrumentalist?
A
Cantata
B
Sonata
C
Symphony
D
Etude
Question 5 Explanation: 
Etude
Question 6
Where is Tipperary?
A
Scotland
B
England
C
Belgium
D
Ireland
Question 6 Explanation: 
Ireland
Question 7
Who holds the record for having received the most Grammy awards?.
A
Alison Krauss
B
U2
C
Quincy Jones
D
Sir Georg Solti
Question 7 Explanation: 
Sir Georg Solti
Question 8
Which country was announced as the surprise host of the 2023 Rugby World Cup?
A
Iran
B
Spain
C
Polland
D
France
Question 8 Explanation: 
France was announced as the surprise host of the 2023 Rugby World Cup. Ireland got eight votes in the first round, compared to 18 for France and 13 for South Africa. In the second round, France won by 24 votes to 15. Ireland's bid was rated as the weakest of the three nations in contention by World Rugby's technical review group. Its report said that, South Africa was its preferred candidate.
Question 9
What is the difference between the sum of the prime numbers between 0 and 10 and the product of those numbers?
A
192
B
100
C
193
D
90
Question 9 Explanation: 
193
Question 10
Billy Bones is a character in what book?
A
Mutiny on the Bounty
B
Peter Pan
C
Treasure Island
D
Mr. Midshipman Hornblower
Question 10 Explanation: 
Treasure Island
Question 11
What is the name of the model for the formation and evolution of the solar system first developed in the 18th century by Emanuel Swedenborg, Immanuel Kant, and Pierre-Simon Laplace?
A
Gravitational collapse exposition
B
Nebular hypothesis
C
Giant molecular cloud theory
D
Big bang theory
Question 11 Explanation: 
Nebular hypothesis
Question 12
In November 2010, China announced that it would have its first what in 2011?
A
Purpose-built rock venue
B
Drop-in centre for the unemployed
C
Public toilet
D
Aircraft carrier
Question 12 Explanation: 
Aircraft carrier
Question 13
How does an epee differ from the sabre used in fencing competitions?
A
It is heavier and is rectangular in cross-section
B
It is heavier and stiffer
C
It has a V-shaped groove called a fuller and is lighter
D
It is more flexible
Question 13 Explanation: 
It is heavier and stiffer
Question 14
The currency of Iran is..........
A
Ringgit
B
Dollar
C
Dirham
D
Rial
Question 14 Explanation: 
Rial
Question 15
Chris Evert's name is associated with which sports?
A
Tennis
B
Swimming
C
Skating
D
Shooting
Question 16
Indonesian and Philippine archipelagos are formed due to
A
North-South Wind Convergence
B
Ocean-Ocean Convergence
C
Ocean-Land Convergence
D
Land-Land Convergence
Question 16 Explanation: 
Ocean-Ocean Convergence:Both Indonesian and Philippines archipelagos are a result of a Ocean-Ocean Convergence
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