General knowledge quiz 814

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
From which sport do we get the expression "Struck out"?
A
Cricket
B
Baseball
C
Association Football (Soccer)
D
Tennis
Question 1 Explanation: 
Baseball
Question 2
Which of these is a stadium in Washington DC?
A
Robert F Kennedy Stadium
B
John F Kennedy Stadium
C
Beaver Stadium
D
Neyland Stadium
Question 2 Explanation: 
Robert F Kennedy Stadium
Question 3
What 1939 film, set during the American Civil War, starring Clark Gable and Vivienne Leigh, was based on a book by Margaret Mitchell?
A
Spartacus
B
Ben Hur
C
Gone With The Wind
D
Wait Until Dark
Question 3 Explanation: 
Gone With The Wind
Question 4
Indo-U.S. Relations in an Age of Uncertainty is the book written by which author?
A
Navtej Sarna
B
JK Golbraith
C
Richard Verma
D
B.M. Jain
Question 4 Explanation: 
B.M. Jain:Aptly titled Indo-U.S. Relations in an Age of Uncertainty, the book by long-time America-watcher B.M. Jain outlines various triggers of this transformation.
Question 5
49 Parallel North (Medicine Line) divides which two countries?
A
USA & Canada
B
North & South Korea
C
Iraq & Iran
D
Israel and Syria
Question 5 Explanation: 
USA & Canada
Question 6
Who or what did the music hall performer mean when he sang of "my old dutch"?
A
His wife
B
His work pal
C
His crutch
D
His grandmother
Question 6 Explanation: 
His wife
Question 7
In July 1946 the Philippines claimed its independence from what country?
A
Portugal
B
Soain
C
USA
D
Australia
Question 7 Explanation: 
USA
Question 8
Where is the VRAEM?
A
North of Kazakhstan
B
Brussels
C
Peru
D
South Africa
Question 8 Explanation: 
Peru
Question 9
Which of these is a pear-shaped, fretless stringed instrument commonly used in Middle Eastern music?
A
Sackbut
B
Crumhorn
C
Shawm
D
Oud
Question 9 Explanation: 
Oud
Question 10
The book titled ' The Glass Palace' is authored by
A
Kiran Desai
B
Jumpha Lahiri
C
Amitav Gosh
D
VS Naipaul
Question 10 Explanation: 
Amitav Gosh:The Glass Palace is a 2000 historical novel by Indian writer Amitav Ghosh. The novel is set in Burma, Bengal, India, and Malaya, spans a century from the fall of the Konbaung Dynasty in Mandalay, through the Second World War to modern times
Question 11
In 1980 Lech Walesa co-founded what trade union in Poland?
A
Free Trade Unions of the Coast
B
Solidarity
C
Polish United Workers' Party
D
DGB
Question 11 Explanation: 
Solidarity
Question 12
Which of these was imprisoned for causing the explosion of a Pan American airliner over Lockerbie in 1988?
A
Al Megrahi
B
Al Jazeera
C
Al Capone
D
Al Lanpoe
Question 12 Explanation: 
Al Megrahi
Question 13
Which of the following is currency of Bhutan?
A
Rupee
B
Pula
C
Dollar
D
Ngultrum
Question 13 Explanation: 
Ngultrum:Bhutan-Thimphu(Capital) and Ngultrum(Currency)
Question 14
Which of these "Mary"s was never a Queen?
A
Daughter of George V and Queen Mary
B
Daughter of the Duke and Duchess of Teck
C
Daughter of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon
D
Daughter of James II and Anne Hyde
Question 14 Explanation: 
Daughter of George V and Queen Mary
Question 15
Which of the living being was sent first into space?
A
Parrot
B
Human
C
Dog
D
Cat
Question 15 Explanation: 
Dog:On November 3, 1957, Laika the dog rode Sputnik 2 into outer space, the first living creature to reach Earth orbit.
Question 16
The winter Olympics came into being in
A
1912
B
1924
C
1920
D
1916
There are 16 questions to complete.

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