General knowledge quiz 790

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The first concrete-steel composite arch bridge in the USA that links the states of Nevada and Arizona by spanning the Colorado River is near which other man-made construction?
A
Golden Gate Bridge
B
Statue of Liberty
C
London Bridge, Lake Havasu City
D
Hoover Dam
Question 1 Explanation: 
Hoover Dam
Question 2
Who among the following has been named Wisden's Leading Cricketer in the World for 2016?
A
Virat Kohli
B
Ben Stokes
C
Ab de Villiers
D
Chris Gayle
Question 2 Explanation: 
Right handed Indian international cricketer Virat Kohli(28) was named as the Leading Cricketer in the World for the year 2016 by Wisden India Almanack. He became the third Indian cricketer to receive this honour after Virender Sehwag and Sachin Tendulkar
Question 3
Both opposing generals, the British general Wolfe, and the French general Montcalm, were killed in a battle for which city in 1759?
A
Orleans
B
Quebec
C
Calais
D
Calcutta
Question 3 Explanation: 
Quebec
Question 4
AICC Session Gandhiji presided was held at..........
A
Lahore
B
Belgaum
C
Mumbai
D
Kolkata
Question 4 Explanation: 
Belgaum:The only AICC session Gandhiji presided was held at Belgaum, Karnataka.
Question 5
Which river forms part of the border between the USA and Canada?
A
St Lawrence
B
Mississippi
C
Missouri
D
Colorado
Question 5 Explanation: 
St Lawrence
Question 6
To the northern end of the Great Rift Valley in Africa lies Lake Tanganyika, to the southern end is...?
A
Lake Russell
B
Lake Victoria
C
Lake Chad
D
Lake Malawi
Question 6 Explanation: 
Lake Malawi
Question 7
What Three Laws were formulated by Johannes Kepler in the early 1600s?
A
Successful marriage
B
Planetary Motion
C
Robotics
D
Bankruptcy
Question 7 Explanation: 
Planetary Motion
Question 8
Which of these sports was not part of the Classic pentathlon contested in Olympic Games from 1906 to 1924?
A
Long jump
B
Hammer throw
C
Discus throw
D
Javelin throw
Question 8 Explanation: 
Hammer throw
Question 9
What was the stage name of Brenda Mae Tarpley, an American singer of rockabilly, pop and country music who had 37 US chart hits during the 1960s (a number surpassed only by Elvis Presley, The Beatles, Ray Charles and Connie Francis) and was best known for her 1960 hit "I'm Sorry"?
A
Brenda Lee
B
Mae West
C
Bonny Tyler
D
Loretta Lynn
Question 9 Explanation: 
Brenda Lee
Question 10
In Britain, the political party called Whigs were an early version of what party?
A
Liberals
B
Labour
C
Conservatives
D
Social Democrats
Question 10 Explanation: 
Liberals
Question 11
The Study of Universe is known as..........
A
Cosmology
B
Theology
C
Graphology
D
Selenology
Question 11 Explanation: 
Cosmology:Cosmology is the study of the origin, evolution, and eventual fate of the universe.
Question 12
What is equivalent to 4 quavers?
A
Breve
B
Minim
C
Quaver
D
Crochet
Question 12 Explanation: 
Minim
Question 13
What is sometimes known as the "sport of kings"?
A
Cricket
B
Polo
C
Croquet
D
Horseracing
Question 13 Explanation: 
Horseracing
Question 14
Indira Gandhi was assassinated in
A
1974
B
1984
C
1994
D
2004
Question 15
..........is the easternmost permanently populated towns of India
A
Kuttanad, Kerala
B
Kibithu, Arunachal Pradesh
C
Ghuhar Mota, Gujarat
D
Kanchenjunga, Sikkim
Question 15 Explanation: 
Kibithu, Arunachal Pradesh:Kibithu. Kibithu is a town in Arunachal Pradesh in Anjaw district. It is one of the easternmost permanently populated towns of India, located on the LAC (line of actual control) at 28$^\circ$16'49''N 97$^\circ$01'04''E.
Question 16
The men travelling as whose crew were the first known humans to reach and cross the Antarctic Circle in 1773?
A
Cabot
B
Magellan
C
Captain James Cook
D
Columbus
Question 16 Explanation: 
Captain James Cook
There are 16 questions to complete.

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