General knowledge quiz 858

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Headquarters of International Olympic Committee (IOC) is located in which country?
A
Switzerland
B
France
C
UK
D
US
Question 1 Explanation: 
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has approved new events for the 2020 Tokyo Games, including a number of mixed-gender competitions. The additions include a mixed team event for judo. Each team will consist of 3 men and 3 women, all representing different weight classes. Team events have already taken place at the judo world championships, but never on a mixed-gender basis.
Question 2
Which First lady, after the death of her husband, became US Representative to the UN General Assembly?
A
Bess Truman
B
Shirley Temple Black
C
Jacqueline Kennedy
D
Eleanor Roosevelt
Question 2 Explanation: 
Eleanor Roosevelt
Question 3
What do the areas of Uberwald, Llamedos, and Ankh Morpork share?
A
Extensive mining systems
B
Desert
C
Tropical rainforest
D
Alpine glaciers
Question 3 Explanation: 
Extensive mining systems
Question 4
Which of the following is an inland sea?
A
Caribbean sea
B
Caspian sea
C
Red sea
D
Yellow sea
Question 5
Ankushita Boro is related to which field?
A
Luge
B
Boxing
C
Shooting
D
Weightlifting
Question 5 Explanation: 
Boxing, Ankushita Boro from Assam won 'The Best Boxer title' in AIBA World Youth Women's Boxing Championship
Question 6
The production of wheat has increased mainly due to
A
increase in area under wheat
B
increase in yield per hectare
C
increase in demand for wheat
D
increase in prices
Question 7
The "venae cavae" are found in what part of the body?
A
Heart
B
Lungs
C
Liver
D
Spleen
Question 7 Explanation: 
Heart
Question 8
Which of these was a concept album released by The Who?
A
Exile on Main Street
B
The Wall
C
Wish You Were Here
D
Quadrophenia
Question 8 Explanation: 
Quadrophenia
Question 9
What does "tour de force" mean?
A
An exceptional creative achievement
B
Taking over a government
C
Ability to act appropriately in social situations
D
Newly rich
Question 9 Explanation: 
An exceptional creative achievement
Question 10
..........is a non-poisonous snake
A
Python snake
B
Hognose snake
C
Garter snake
D
Ribbon snake
Question 10 Explanation: 
Python snake:Python is a non-poisonous snake. ythons are large muscular snakes which grow up to 35 feet and weigh as much as 300 pounds. Pythons are well known for the way they kill their pray by squeezing then to death and then swallowing them all at once.
Question 11
Whose armies were defeated at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815?
A
General Franco
B
Adolf Hitler
C
Ivan the Terrible
D
Napoleon Bonaparte
Question 11 Explanation: 
Napoleon Bonaparte
Question 12
Expand CBFC?
A
Central Bureau of Film Certifications
B
Central Board of Film Certification
C
Central Board of Finance and Commerce
D
Central Board of Film Critics
Question 12 Explanation: 
Central Board of Film Certification
Question 13
Oxygen was independently discovered by
A
Rutherford
B
William Ramsay
C
Joseph Priestley
D
Neils Bohr
Question 13 Explanation: 
Oxygen was independently discovered by Carl Wilhelm Scheele, in Uppsala, in 1773 or earlier, and Joseph Priestley in Wiltshire, in 1774, but Priestley is often given priority because his work was published first.
Question 14
Indian Railways' first Humsafar Express flagged off between..........and..........
A
Ahmedabad, Chennai
B
Ahmedabad, Mumbai
C
Mumbai, Chennai
D
New Delhi, Chennai
Question 14 Explanation: 
Ahmedabad, Chennai
Question 15
The 1996 record "Macarena" was by which artist?
A
Alicia Keys
B
Los Lobos
C
Enya
D
Los Del Rio
Question 15 Explanation: 
Los Del Rio
Question 16
Which of these words refers to a name used to hide an individual's real identity?
A
Demonym
B
Acronym
C
Synonym
D
Pseudonym
Question 16 Explanation: 
Pseudonym
There are 16 questions to complete.

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