General knowledge quiz 83

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What is the minimum age for a horse to race in the Melbourne Cup?
A
5
B
4
C
3
D
2
Question 1 Explanation: 
3
Question 2
Which country has Nukualofa, on the island of Tonjatabu, as its capital?
A
Federated States of Micronesia
B
Tonga
C
Kiribati
D
Vanuatu
Question 2 Explanation: 
Tonga
Question 3
Which Europeans have been proved to have reached North America before Christopher Columbus?
A
Portuguese
B
Vikings
C
Phoenicians
D
Spanish
Question 3 Explanation: 
Vikings
Question 4
Which is also called as 'Gateway of Karnataka'?
A
Belagum
B
Mysore
C
Bangalore
D
Mangalore Port
Question 4 Explanation: 
Mangalore Port:The Mangalore port is the only major port of Karnataka was inaugurated on 11th January 1975.
Question 5
Janet Reger is known as a designer of what?
A
Handbags
B
Shoes
C
Hats
D
Underwear
Question 5 Explanation: 
Underwear
Question 6
Where was the city Thonis-Heracleion?
A
Near Anatolia
B
At the southern tip of the island of Crete
C
On the island of Santorini
D
At the mouth of the Nile
Question 6 Explanation: 
At the mouth of the Nile
Question 7
Which of the following color of light will travel with minimum speed through glass?
A
Green
B
Red
C
Violet
D
Yellow
Question 7 Explanation: 
Violet:Red travels the fastest and Violet travels the slowest
Question 8
Who succeeded Sir William Howe as Commander in Chief of the British forces in 1778 during the American War of Independence?
A
Richard Howe
B
Sir Henry Clinton
C
Lord Cornwallis
D
Benedict Arnold
Question 8 Explanation: 
Sir Henry Clinton
Question 9
Vir Chakra (a medal) is made up of
A
bronze
B
gold gilt
C
standard silver
D
None of the above
Question 10
Which king of England was nicknamed Rufus?
A
Henry I
B
William I
C
William II
D
Henry II
Question 10 Explanation: 
William II
Question 11
What was wrong with up to 200, 000 20p coins issued by the Royal Mint in 2009 that made them instant collector's items?
A
The silver content was only half of the specified amount
B
The milling was incorrect
C
They were twice the specified thickness
D
They had no year of issue
Question 11 Explanation: 
They had no year of issue
Question 12
What is the name of a small lift used to convey food, china etc in a restaurant?
A
Silly server
B
Dizzy assistant
C
Dumb waiter
D
Dopey steward
Question 12 Explanation: 
Dumb waiter
Question 13
Who was the first person to calculate the circumference of the Earth?
A
Aristotile
B
Ptolemy
C
Ainville
D
Eratosthenes
Question 13 Explanation: 
Eratosthenes:Eratosthenes is best known for being the first person to calculate the circumference of the Earth, which he did by applying a measuring system using stadia.
Question 14
Dreams are most likely to happen during which stage of sleep?
A
Deep sleep
B
Rapid eye movement (REM)
C
Delta wave
D
Theta wave
Question 14 Explanation: 
Rapid eye movement (REM)
Question 15
What do cygnets grow up to be?
A
Geese
B
Frogs
C
Swans
D
Rabbits
Question 15 Explanation: 
Swans
Question 16
Which of these is not the name of one of the children of the UK's Queen Elizabeth II?
A
Andrew
B
Edward
C
Anne
D
William
Question 16 Explanation: 
William
There are 16 questions to complete.

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