General knowledge quiz 730

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Poush Mela is celebrated in which state?
A
Uttar Pradesh
B
West Bengal
C
Karnataka
D
Uttarkhand
Question 1 Explanation: 
West Bengal:Poush Mela is an annual fair and festival that takes place in Santiniketan, in Birbhum District in the Indian state of West Bengal, marking the harvest season. Commencing on the 7th day of the month of Poush, the fair officially lasts for three days.
Question 2
In 1885, who was the first person to attach a petrol fuelled internal combustion engine to a bicycle at Bad Cannstadt near the River Neckar?
A
Gottlieb Daimler
B
Karl Benz
C
Vin Diesel
D
Wernher von Braun
Question 2 Explanation: 
Gottlieb Daimler
Question 3
What is the name of the UK TV series, first screened 2006, centred on small computer maintenance department?
A
Outnumbered
B
The Computer Programme
C
The IT Crowd
D
Have You Plugged It In Yet?
Question 3 Explanation: 
The IT Crowd
Question 4
The trophy given for exemplary conduct displayed by an athlete during the Olympic games is
A
Mohammad Toher Trophy
B
Count Alberto Bonacossa Trophy
C
Tokyo Trophy
D
None of the above
Question 5
From the 17th century to the early 20th century what was the main material used for billiard balls?
A
Gutta-percha
B
Dense wood
C
Ivory
D
Steel
Question 5 Explanation: 
Ivory
Question 6
Which state has decided to set up 'Book banks' in all schools?
A
Jharkahand
B
Madhya Pradesh
C
Punjab
D
Kerala
Question 6 Explanation: 
Punjab
Question 7
In 1886, John Pemberton claimed that a certain concoction cured diseases, including morphine addiction, dyspepsia, neurasthenia, headache, and impotence. Which was it?
A
Coca-Cola
B
Aspirin
C
Seven Up
D
Bourbon Whiskey
Question 7 Explanation: 
Coca-Cola
Question 8
Which of these territories became British as a result of the defeat of Germany in 1918 in World War I under the Treaty of Versailles?
A
Uganda
B
Kenya
C
Tanganyika
D
Morocco
Question 8 Explanation: 
Tanganyika
Question 9
Who founded the ' Deccan Education Society' during India's freedom Struggle?
A
Rajagopalachari
B
Bal Gangadhar Tilak
C
Abdul Gaffar Khan
D
Lord Irwin
Question 9 Explanation: 
Bal Gangadhar Tilak:In 1880 Vishnushastri Chiplunkar and Bal Gangadhar Tilak founded the New English School in Pune.In 1884 they created the Deccan Education Society with Gopal Ganesh Agarkar, Mahadev Ballal Namjoshi, V. S. Apte, V. B. Kelkar, M. S. Gole and N. K. Dharap.
Question 10
World Wetland Day is observed on..........
A
21st February
B
2nd February
C
12th February
D
18th February
Question 10 Explanation: 
2nd February:World Wetland Day marks the date of the signing of the Convention on Wetlands, called the Ramsar Convention, on 2 February 1971, in the Iranian city of Ramsar on the shores of the Caspian Sea.
Question 11
The Founder of Mughal Empire was..........
A
Babur
B
Akbar
C
Humayun
D
Jehangir
Question 11 Explanation: 
Babur:Portrait of Mughal Emperor Zahir ud-Din Mohammad (Babur). full name, zahiruddin.He founded the Mughal Empire in the Hindustan.
Question 12
The tough fibrous membrane called the dura covers what?
A
The brain and spinal cord
B
Liver
C
Heart and lungs
D
Pancreas
Question 12 Explanation: 
The brain and spinal cord
Question 13
Which of these containers is the largest?
A
Gill
B
Firkin
C
Liqueur glass
D
Wine glass
Question 13 Explanation: 
Firkin
Question 14
In which country was the Battle of Vinegar Hill fought in 1798?
A
Sydney, Australia
B
North Carolina, USA
C
Ireland
D
Near Inverness, Scotland
Question 14 Explanation: 
Ireland
Question 15
What object, which had been brought to Westminster Abbey in 1296 and placed under "St Edward's chair", was stolen and taken to Scotland in December 1950 and returned the following April?
A
The Woolsack
B
The Crown Jewels
C
The Mace
D
The Coronation Stone
Question 15 Explanation: 
The Coronation Stone
Question 16
Which computer game takes place in Liberty City, Vice City and San Andreas, which suffer from rampant crime, feuding between crime syndicates, random acts of violence from street gangs, organized thievery and murder, and corrupt city officials and police?
A
The SIMS
B
Myst
C
Grand Theft Auto
D
Warcraft:Orcs & Humans
Question 16 Explanation: 
Grand Theft Auto
There are 16 questions to complete.

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