General knowledge quiz 784

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The Wimbledon tennis championships are held in which city?
A
Ankara
B
Paris
C
London
D
Sydney
Question 1 Explanation: 
London
Question 2
What is the literal translation of the name Las Vegas?
A
The Dust
B
The Fortunes
C
The City
D
The Meadows
Question 2 Explanation: 
The Meadows
Question 3
Who led his troops to victory against Guthrum's Danish army at the Battle of Edington?
A
Canute
B
Alfred the Great
C
Ethelred I
D
King Arthur
Question 3 Explanation: 
Alfred the Great
Question 4
Where in Australian is the Broncos rugby league team based?
A
Brisbane
B
South Sydney
C
Wigan
D
Penrith
Question 4 Explanation: 
Brisbane
Question 5
The troops raised by the emperor but not paid directly the state and place under the charge of mansabadars were know as
A
Walashahi
B
Barawardi
C
JCumaki
D
Dakhili
Question 6
When and where did the Songhai Empire flourish?
A
15th and 16th centuries, West Africa
B
11th century, north India
C
14th century, Ceylon (now Sri Lanka)
D
6th century east China
Question 6 Explanation: 
15th and 16th centuries, West Africa
Question 7
Indirasagar Dam is located in..........
A
Karnataka
B
Nagaland
C
Madhya Pradesh
D
J & K
Question 8
What term is used to describe a wine that, at a relatively young age, has already passed its peak (or optimal) drinking period and is rapidly declining in quality?
A
Died
B
Fallen over
C
Crashed
D
Collapsed
Question 8 Explanation: 
Fallen over
Question 9
What is the name for a fictional murder mystery?
A
Whydidit
B
Whodunnit
C
Howzat
D
Whatwasit
Question 9 Explanation: 
Whodunnit
Question 10
What is a leat?
A
An alternative English alphabet, used primarily on the Internet
B
An artificial watercourse or in-ground aqueduct
C
One of the wards of the county of Cumberland in north west England
D
A neck brace designed to help reduce neck injuries in helmeted sports
Question 10 Explanation: 
An artificial watercourse or in-ground aqueduct
Question 11
What is the oldest existing lighthouse in America, built in 1764?
A
Boston Light, Little Brewster Island, Massachusetts
B
Sandy Hook Lighthouse, New Jersey
C
Charleston Light, Sullivan's Island, South Carolina
D
Morris Island Light, South Carolina
Question 11 Explanation: 
Sandy Hook Lighthouse, New Jersey
Question 12
Which of these is an opera by Borodin?
A
Prince Igor
B
Prince Charming
C
Prince Charles
D
Prince of Darkness
Question 12 Explanation: 
Prince Igor
Question 13
In 2009, Heikki Kovalainen, Kimi Raikkonen, Sebastian Vettel, Robert Kubica and Nico Rosberg were competitors in which sport?
A
Motor racing
B
Skiing
C
Weight lifting
D
Cycling
Question 13 Explanation: 
Motor racing
Question 14
Which branch of mathematics was named after the Latin for "small pebble"?
A
Geometry
B
Trigonometry
C
Calculus
D
Algebra
Question 14 Explanation: 
Calculus
Question 15
Which two country united to become one country is known as Tanzania?
A
Ivory Coast and Ceylon
B
Dacca and Ethiopia
C
Tanganyika and Zanzibar
D
Zaire and Saigon
Question 15 Explanation: 
Tanganyika and Zanzibar:Tanganyika and Zanzibar, in Africa, united to become one country, Tanzania.
Question 16
One couple won the World Figure Skating Championships for Ice Dancing for four successive years 1981-1984. Who were they?
A
Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean
B
Dolly Parton and Kris Kristofferson
C
Nancy Kerrigan and Oksana Baiul
D
Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant
Question 16 Explanation: 
Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean
There are 16 questions to complete.

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