General knowledge quiz 809

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The novel Lincoln in the Bardo is authored by whom?
A
Elizabeth George
B
George Eliot
C
George Orwell
D
George Saunders
Question 1 Explanation: 
George Saunders:Lincoln in the Bardo is a 2017 novel by American writer George Saunders. It is Saunders' first full-length novel, and became a New York Times bestseller the week of March
Question 2
The experimental new village of Poundbury in England, much of which has been built to traditional lines, is built on land belonging to whom?
A
Paul McCartney
B
Tony Blair
C
Princess Anne
D
Prince Charles
Question 2 Explanation: 
Prince Charles
Question 3
Morten Harket was the lead singer for which band?
A
Aqua
B
Animals
C
a-ha
D
ABBA
Question 3 Explanation: 
a-ha
Question 4
Charles II was the sovereign during which period of British history?
A
Georgian
B
Renaissance
C
Jacobean
D
Restoration
Question 4 Explanation: 
Restoration
Question 5
Who were the two contenders for the America's Cup in yachting in 2013?
A
New Zealand and Italy
B
USA and New Zealand
C
USA and Switzerland
D
Italy and Switzerland
Question 5 Explanation: 
USA and New Zealand
Question 6
What was the subtitle of "Star Wars-Episode 1", released in 1999?
A
The Phantom Menace
B
A New Hope
C
Attack of the Clones
D
Revenge of the Sith
Question 6 Explanation: 
The Phantom Menace
Question 7
Which of these is a footballer who married a Spice Girl?
A
David Beckham
B
Enrico Caruso
C
Neville Chamberlain
D
Ringo Starr
Question 7 Explanation: 
David Beckham
Question 8
What is the maximum score in a game of ten-pin bowling?
A
300
B
1, 000
C
10
D
50
Question 8 Explanation: 
300
Question 9
Circadian rhythms are seen in plants, animals, fungi and cyanobacteria, and are what?
A
Reproductive rhythms
B
Diurnal patterns of leaf, antenna or pelt movement, unaffected by hot or cold
C
Patterns of sleeping or greatly reduced activity
D
Biological process with endogenous, entrainable oscillation of 24 hours and temperature compensation
Question 9 Explanation: 
Biological process with endogenous, entrainable oscillation of 24 hours and temperature compensation
Question 10
Which of these is a starchy, tuberous crop?
A
Broccoli
B
Potato
C
Pea
D
Lettuce
Question 10 Explanation: 
Potato
Question 11
Nagarhole National Park and Kudremukh National Park are situated in..........
A
Karnataka
B
Uttarakhand
C
Odisha
D
Tamilnadu
Question 11 Explanation: 
Karnataka
Question 12
Which bank has launched the first OS integrated UPI payment platform?
A
Yes Bank
B
SBI
C
ICICI Bank
D
Axis Bank
Question 12 Explanation: 
Yes Bank
Question 13
Which British sprinter returned to competition in 2006 after a 2 year absence due to doping offences?
A
Jason Gardener
B
Dougie Walker
C
Jason Livingston
D
Dwain Chambers
Question 13 Explanation: 
Dwain Chambers
Question 14
Set up in 1954 as a merger of smaller groups, the Front de Liberation Nationale fought a war for independence from France until 1962, when the French government signed a cease-fire agreement. The FLN became the only legal party in which country?
A
Algeria
B
Morocco
C
Egypt
D
Tunisia
Question 14 Explanation: 
Algeria
Question 15
..........is the currency of Ethiopia
A
Franc
B
Boliviano
C
Ruble
D
Birr
Question 15 Explanation: 
Birr
Question 16
From which sport do we get the expression "On a sticky wicket"?
A
Baseball
B
Cricket
C
Association Football (Soccer)
D
Tennis
Question 16 Explanation: 
Cricket
There are 16 questions to complete.

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