General knowledge quiz 770

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
According to the English nursery rhyme, what did the Grand Old Duke of York have?
A
10 Lords a-leaping
B
5, 000 concubines
C
10, 000 men
D
10 commandments
Question 1 Explanation: 
10, 000 men
Question 2
Who is the only US President who did not speak English as his first language?
A
Rutherford B. Hayes
B
James K. Polk
C
Martin Van Buren
D
James A. Garfield
Question 2 Explanation: 
Martin Van Buren
Question 3
How many official languages does South Africa have?
A
11
B
3
C
2
D
15
Question 3 Explanation: 
11
Question 4
The statue of Christ the Redeemer dominates the skyline of a city in which South American country?
A
Chile
B
Argentina
C
Brazil
D
Peru
Question 4 Explanation: 
Brazil
Question 5
When Malick Sidibe (1936-2016) won the Golden Lion for lifetime achievement at Venice Biennale 2007 he was the first what to do so?
A
Multimedia artist
B
Architect
C
Puppeteer
D
Photographer
Question 5 Explanation: 
Photographer
Question 6
What is it called when all the pins fall on the first bowl of an Indoor Bowling game?
A
Strike
B
Wipeout
C
Break
D
Bully
Question 6 Explanation: 
Strike
Question 7
Besides the relatively recent annual honorarium of Pound 5, 750, the Poet Laureate of the UK has, since the 1500s, been traditionally rewarded annually with what?
A
100 goose quills and a pint of ink
B
12 partridges
C
Free stabling for a horse
D
A butt of sack
Question 7 Explanation: 
A butt of sack
Question 8
When was the 1 mile running race discontinued at the Olympic Games?
A
1960
B
It was never an Olympic distance
C
1904
D
1952
Question 8 Explanation: 
It was never an Olympic distance
Question 9
''Yerevan'' is the capital city of which country?
A
Armenia
B
Algeria
C
Albania
D
Argentina
Question 9 Explanation: 
Yerevan, is marked by grand Soviet-era architecture. The basalt Matenadaran library, housing thousands of ancient Greek and Armenian manuscripts, dominates its main avenue. Republic Square is the city's core, with musical water fountains and colonnaded government buildings. The 1920s History Museum of Armenia on the square's eastern side contains archaeological objects like a circa-3500-B.C. leather shoe.
Question 10
Which instrument is used in measuring speeds of aeroplane and motor boats?
A
Telescope
B
Tachometer
C
Stereoscope
D
Periscope
Question 10 Explanation: 
Tachometer:A tachometer is an instrument measuring the rotation speed of a shaft or disk, as in a motor or other machine. The device usually displays the revolutions per minute (RPM) on a calibrated analogue dial, but digital displays are increasingly common.
Question 11
According to Avogadro's Hypothesis, the smallest particle of an element or a compound, that can exist independently, is called...........
A
a molecule
B
a cation
C
an anion
D
an atom
Question 12
Which of these is a Spanish conquistador who conquered the Incan Empire and founded the city of Lima?
A
Ferdinand Magellan
B
Hernan Cortes
C
Francisco Pizarro
D
Don Quixote
Question 12 Explanation: 
Francisco Pizarro
Question 13
In the nursery rhyme, a carving knife was used for amputation on who?
A
Humpty Dumpty
B
Three Blind Mice
C
Jack Sprat
D
Jill's boyfriend
Question 13 Explanation: 
Three Blind Mice
Question 14
In music, what word means "to be performed without any break between-smooth and sustained"?
A
Tarantino
B
Pizzicato
C
Legato
D
Risotto
Question 14 Explanation: 
Legato
Question 15
Toxicology is the study of the effects of what?
A
Gunshot wounds
B
Drugs and poisons
C
Different flights on arrows
D
Low gravity
Question 15 Explanation: 
Drugs and poisons
Question 16
In 1854, John Snow proved that what was transmitted by infected water?
A
Malaria
B
Typhoid
C
Cholera
D
Black plague
Question 16 Explanation: 
Cholera
There are 16 questions to complete.

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