General knowledge quiz 932

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What is the chartered city, both a city and a state, where the African Union, and its predecessor the OAU, is based as well as the headquarters of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa and other continental and international organisations?
A
Kampala, Uganda
B
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
C
Nairobi, Kenya
D
Niamey, Niger
Question 1 Explanation: 
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Question 2
Broadway is also known as Great white way is located in..........
A
Newyork
B
Jerusalem
C
Malta
D
Somalia
Question 2 Explanation: 
Newyork:The Great White Way'' became one of the nicknames for Broadway in the late 1890s, back when the street was one of the first to be fully illuminated by electric light.
Question 3
At the 1968 Olympic Games held at Mexico City, what was the now-universal style introduced to the high jump?
A
RezovA round turn
B
Carruthers crash
C
Gavrilov gavotte
D
Fosbury flop
Question 3 Explanation: 
Fosbury flop
Question 4
In November 1963, a place called Dealey Plaza become famous for what event?
A
Dr Martin Luther King Jr delivered his "I have a Dream" speech
B
The National Guard shot and killed anti-war demonstrators
C
The site of the Woodstock Music Festival
D
The assassination of John F Kennedy
Question 4 Explanation: 
The assassination of John F Kennedy
Question 5
Which of these is a source of the anti-blood clotting material called hirudin?
A
Leech
B
Snail
C
Ant
D
Rose
Question 5 Explanation: 
Leech
Question 6
The Vistula is the longest river in which country?
A
Kazakhstan
B
Bulgaria
C
Portugal
D
Poland
Question 6 Explanation: 
Poland
Question 7
Where will the Paralympics be held in 2020?
A
Tokyo
B
Osaka
C
Beijing
D
Sydney
Question 7 Explanation: 
Tokyo
Question 8
In the Middle Ages, what were "hauskarls"?
A
Doctors
B
Bodyguards
C
Minstrels
D
Actors
Question 8 Explanation: 
Bodyguards
Question 9
Which English lawyer wrote "Dulcamara", "Pygmalion and Galatea", and "The Wicked World" before he became a librettist and lyricist for comic operas?
A
Noel Coward
B
George Bernard Shaw
C
W S Gilbert
D
Oscar Wilde
Question 9 Explanation: 
W S Gilbert
Question 10
What is the etymology of "malaria"?
A
Bad air
B
Singing sickness
C
Apple fever
D
Illness
Question 10 Explanation: 
Bad air
Question 11
Which of these is concerned with disorders of the eye?
A
Numismatist
B
Dermstologist
C
Horologist
D
Ophthalmologist
Question 11 Explanation: 
Ophthalmologist
Question 12
..........is the tribal group of Assam
A
Irula
B
Chutiya
C
Katkari
D
Sema
Question 12 Explanation: 
Chutiya:Chutiya is one of tribal group found in the state of Assam
Question 13
How is the Russian musical instrument, the balalaika, usually played?
A
Bowed
B
Blown
C
Struck
D
Plucked or strummed
Question 13 Explanation: 
Plucked or strummed
Question 14
What was the name of the live-in cook for Ben, Adam, Hoss and Little Joe Cartwright in a long running TV series?
A
Hop Sing
B
Alice Nelson
C
Monica Geller
D
Benson
Question 14 Explanation: 
Hop Sing
Question 15
Which of the following committee was setup to look into the problems of small scale industries?
A
Narasimham Committee
B
Abid-Hussain Committee
C
Ad-hoc committee
D
Kapur Committee
Question 15 Explanation: 
Abid-Hussain Committee:Abid-Hussain chaired six important committees set up by the Government of India covering Trade Policy Reforms; Project Exports; CSIR Review Committee for Development of Science and Technology; Textile Policy of the Government of India; Development of Capital Market; and Small Scale Industry.
Question 16
Which country, which is surrounded by South Africa, gained its independence from Britain in 1966?
A
Lesotho
B
Nyasaland
C
Bechuanaland
D
Kenya
Question 16 Explanation: 
Lesotho
There are 16 questions to complete.

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