General knowledge quiz 836

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
..........is largest and latest excavated in India
A
Ganverivala
B
Mundigak
C
Dholavira
D
Rakhigarhi
Question 1 Explanation: 
Dholavira:It was located in Gujarat. Dholavira on bank of river Luni in Gujarat excavated by RS Bist and JP Joshi is largest and latest excavated in India
Question 2
The flatmates in the UK supernatural television series "Being Human" which first aired in 2008 are werewolves, vampires and which other?
A
Ghosts
B
Banshees
C
Wizards
D
Fairies
Question 2 Explanation: 
Ghosts
Question 3
Which of these are used in the Olympic sport of fencing?
A
Staples and battens
B
Sabres and foils
C
Pins and needles
D
Knives and forks
Question 3 Explanation: 
Sabres and foils
Question 4
Which of these is a wine descriptor often associated with Pinot Noir dominated-Champagne to indicate the sense of yeasty or bread dough aroma and flavours?
A
Needy
B
Sticky
C
Corny
D
Biscuity
Question 4 Explanation: 
Biscuity
Question 5
The cities Ceuta, Melilla, and islands Penon de Velez de la Gomera, Penon de Alhucemas, the Chafarinas, and the disputed island of Perejil are on or off the North African coast. Which country includes them in its territories?
A
Libya
B
Morocco
C
Spain
D
UK
Question 5 Explanation: 
Spain
Question 6
If 3 consecutive numbers add up to 27, what is the smallest of those numbers?
A
8
B
0
C
15
D
7
Question 6 Explanation: 
8
Question 7
Admiral Sir John Jellicoe commanded the British fleet at the Battle of Jutland, the largest naval battle of World War I, against a fleet from which country?
A
Austria
B
Italy
C
Japan
D
Germany
Question 7 Explanation: 
Germany
Question 8
What is the name for the outer covering of the shell of a coconut which is made into yarn used to make matting and brushes?
A
Skein
B
Rattan
C
Slarn
D
Coir
Question 8 Explanation: 
Coir
Question 9
Where does the phrase "show me the money" come from?
A
"Jerry Maguire", a 1996 film
B
"Oliver!", a 1960 musical
C
"Dog Day Afternoon", a 1975 film
D
"Can't Buy Me Love", a 1964 song
Question 9 Explanation: 
"Jerry Maguire", a 1996 film
Question 10
Which country was the setting for the novels of Neville Shute?
A
USA
B
England
C
Australia
D
Mexico
Question 10 Explanation: 
Australia
Question 11
Mahmoud Abbas recently came to India, he was the president of
A
UK
B
Afghanistan
C
Palestine
D
Iran
Question 11 Explanation: 
Palestine
Question 12
The Canadian state of British Columbia is almost exclusively where?
A
By the Great Lakes
B
In the Rocky Mountains
C
In the Arctic Circle
D
On the west shores of Hudson Bay
Question 12 Explanation: 
In the Rocky Mountains
Question 13
The maximum life span of turtle is..........
A
150 years
B
210 years
C
150 years
D
200 years
Question 13 Explanation: 
200 years:Turtles are reptiles of the order Testudines characterised by a special bony or cartilaginous shell developed from their ribs and acting as a shield. '' The maximum life span of turtle is 200 years
Question 14
The Balfour Declaration of 1917 concerned what?
A
War reparations by Germany
B
Establishing the nation of Israel
C
The division of Europe after World War I
D
Revaluation of British currency
Question 14 Explanation: 
Establishing the nation of Israel
Question 15
On what date on the Christian calendar is the day of the Annunciation or Lady Day?
A
10-Sep
B
25-Dec
C
1-Mar
D
25 March
Question 15 Explanation: 
25-Mar
Question 16
Who ran for the Democratic nomination in the 1980 presidential election by launching a campaign against the incumbent, Jimmy Carter, a member of his own party?
A
Richard Nixon
B
Edward Kennedy
C
Gerald Ford
D
George H W Bush
Question 16 Explanation: 
Edward Kennedy
There are 16 questions to complete.

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