General knowledge quiz 866

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Who invented the JetEngine?
A
Percy Spencer
B
Frank Whittle
C
Adolph Rickenbacker
D
Ralph H. Baer
Question 1 Explanation: 
Frank Whittle:Air Commodore Sir Frank Whittle was an English Royal Air Force(RAF) engineer air officer. He is credited with single-handedly inventing the turbojet engine(1937)
Question 2
Which of these countries does not have a coastline on the Atlantic Ocean?
A
Suriname
B
Portugal
C
Ghana
D
Turkey
Question 2 Explanation: 
Turkey
Question 3
How is the value of eight expressed in a base eight numbering system?
A
10
B
8
C
100
D
1000
Question 3 Explanation: 
10
Question 4
What is the stringy substance used to clean between the teeth?
A
Toss
B
Moss
C
Floss
D
Boss
Question 4 Explanation: 
Floss
Question 5
Which of these items of the British crown jewels is the most recent?
A
The Imperial State Crown
B
St Edward's Crown
C
The Imperial Crown of India
D
The ampula and anointing spoon
Question 5 Explanation: 
The Imperial Crown of India
Question 6
What is the "Uroclub", invented by Floyd E Seskin of Florida, which looks like a big-handled golf club?
A
Putter designed and made in Europe
B
Portable urinal
C
An iron with changeable heads
D
Portable folding seat
Question 6 Explanation: 
Portable urinal
Question 7
What body of water surrounds the Seychelles?
A
Indian Ocean
B
The Black Sea
C
Arctic Ocean
D
Mare Insularum
Question 7 Explanation: 
Indian Ocean
Question 8
Who apparently received papal forgiveness in a front page article of an April 2010 issue of "L'Osservatore Romano", the Vatican's official newspaper?
A
Adolf Hitler
B
Galileo
C
The Beatles
D
Eva Peron
Question 8 Explanation: 
The Beatles
Question 9
Anthony Wilding is the only New Zealander in what sport's Hall of Fame?
A
Surfing
B
Golf
C
Tennis
D
Archery
Question 9 Explanation: 
Tennis
Question 10
For administrative purposes, France is subdivided into 100 areas which are called..........what?
A
States
B
Governorates
C
Departments
D
Cantons
Question 10 Explanation: 
Departments
Question 11
Leo Zulueta is a notable artist in what field?
A
Tattoo art
B
Harp playing
C
Danish cuisine
D
Pavement art
Question 11 Explanation: 
Tattoo art
Question 12
Where did the 1st ODI match was played in India?
A
New Delhi
B
Ahmedabad
C
Kolkata
D
Mumbai
Question 13
In the James Bond film "Thunderball" who played Bond girl Domino Derval?
A
Claudine Auger
B
Honor Blackman
C
Daniela Bianchi
D
Ursula Andress
Question 13 Explanation: 
Claudine Auger
Question 14
In the 20th century what year did Estonia first declare independence?
A
1930
B
1918
C
1800
D
1860
Question 14 Explanation: 
1918
Question 15
In July caribou migrate in large numbers south across which continent?
A
Australia
B
Europe
C
Asia
D
North America
Question 15 Explanation: 
North America
Question 16
The musical "Kiss Me Kate" is based on which Shakespearean play?
A
Hamlet
B
Much Ado About Nothing
C
The Taming Of The Shrew
D
King Lear
Question 16 Explanation: 
The Taming Of The Shrew
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