General knowledge quiz 926

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Contribution to which field is honoured by the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award?
A
Music
B
Sports
C
Science
D
Research
Question 1 Explanation: 
Sports:The Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna (RGKR) is India's highest honour given for achievement in sports, given by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports
Question 2
What are the official languages of the Kingdom of Morocco?
A
French and Arabic
B
Arabic and Berber
C
Spanish and Arabic
D
Iranian and English
Question 2 Explanation: 
Arabic and Berber
Question 3
"Facebook" was launched in what year?
A
1994
B
2004
C
2009
D
1990
Question 3 Explanation: 
2004
Question 4
Which of these requires the least area for competition?
A
Polo ground
B
Hockey (field hockey) field
C
Ice hockey field
D
Olympic-sized swimming pool
Question 4 Explanation: 
Olympic-sized swimming pool
Question 5
What is the ordinal of one?
A
Initial
B
Once
C
First
D
Champion
Question 5 Explanation: 
First
Question 6
Where is the Sea of Muscovy?
A
On the Moon
B
Off the east coast of Canada
C
Due north of Moscow
D
In the book "Gulliver's Travels"by Jonathan Swift
Question 6 Explanation: 
On the Moon
Question 7
Why did Papua New Guinea's parliament not sit on Tuesday 12 May 2009?
A
A power failure blacked out most of Port Moresby
B
There was rioting in the streets outside
C
A flood caused evacuation of the city
D
They couldn't find the key to the room where the ceremonial mace was stored
Question 7 Explanation: 
They couldn't find the key to the room where the ceremonial mace was stored
Question 8
Network of shared automated teller machines in India is called..........
A
UPI
B
BBPS
C
NPCI
D
NFS
Question 9
Which of these are sacred Hindu books, of which there are around 160, wherein teachings are mostly in the form of conversations between Shiva and Durga?
A
Korans
B
Tantras
C
Talmuds
D
Bibles
Question 9 Explanation: 
Tantras
Question 10
Shyam Kumar is associated with which sport?
A
Billiards
B
Athelete
C
Badminton
D
Boxing
Question 10 Explanation: 
Boxing
Question 11
Why was the June horse race at Royal Ascot postponed for a month in 1955?
A
Bad weather
B
Rail strike
C
Racecourse fire
D
Jockeys' strike
Question 11 Explanation: 
Rail strike
Question 12
Stainless steel is a steel alloy with a minimum of 10.5 to 11% content by mass of what element?
A
Carbon
B
Chromium
C
Chlorine
D
Calcium
Question 12 Explanation: 
Chromium
Question 13
Uranium Corporation of India Limited is located in which state?
A
Maharashtra
B
Uttarakhand
C
Madhya Pradesh
D
Jharkhand
Question 13 Explanation: 
Jharkhand:The Jaduguda Mine is a uranium mine in Jaduguda village in the Purbi Singhbhum district of the Indian state of Jharkhand. It commenced operation in 1967 and was the first uranium mine in India. The deposits at this mine were discovered in 1951
Question 14
Where would one find the Swiss Guard on duty?
A
The Tower of London
B
In Vienna at the Schonbrunn Palace
C
Guarding the Pope
D
The Brandenburg Gate
Question 14 Explanation: 
Guarding the Pope
Question 15
Capri is an island near which city?
A
Bari
B
Naples
C
Turin
D
Florence
Question 15 Explanation: 
Naples
Question 16
Which horse won the inaugural Epsom Derby horse race in the UK in 1780?
A
Diomed
B
Bridget
C
Young Eclipse
D
Saltram
Question 16 Explanation: 
Diomed
There are 16 questions to complete.

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