General knowledge quiz 934

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What is the name of the long narrow island off the east coast of Russia?
A
Siberia
B
Gulag
C
Sakhalin
D
Minsk
Question 1 Explanation: 
Sakhalin
Question 2
Lloyd's of London, a British insurance and reinsurance market, began around 1688 in what kind of place?
A
Private home
B
Bank
C
Coffeehouse
D
Church
Question 2 Explanation: 
Coffeehouse
Question 3
In which book of the Christian Bible is the story of Lazarus being raised from the dead?
A
Mark
B
Matthew
C
John
D
Luke
Question 3 Explanation: 
John
Question 4
Juneau, Alaska is the most northern of the US state capitals. What is the second-most northern?
A
Olympia, Washington
B
Bismarck, North Dakota
C
Helena, Montana
D
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Question 4 Explanation: 
Olympia, Washington
Question 5
The administrative units of Pakistan are:a federal capital territory, two autonomous and disputed territories, a group of federally administered tribal areas, and four provinces. Which of these is one of the provinces?
A
Karachi
B
Balochistan
C
Gilgit-Baltistan
D
Islamabad
Question 5 Explanation: 
Balochistan
Question 6
In 2006, who became the second basketball player to score over 80 points in an NBA game?
A
Kobe Bryant
B
Shaquille O'Neill
C
Charles Barkley
D
Julius Erving
Question 6 Explanation: 
Kobe Bryant
Question 7
Benjamin Franklin was a prolific inventor. He invented the lightning rod, the Franklin stove, studied electricity, discovered the Gulf Stream, started the first library, and on and on. Among his many other inventions, what musical instrument did he invent?
A
Banjo
B
Oboe
C
Clarinet
D
Harmonium
Question 7 Explanation: 
Ben also holds a lot of firsts-first U.S. ambassador, first political cartoonist, first American philosopher, organized the first fire department, and on and on.
Question 8
The term "Royal Ascot" is associated with which sport?
A
Saloon car racing
B
Greyhound racing
C
Horse racing
D
Motor cycle racing
Question 8 Explanation: 
Horse racing
Question 9
Which of these is one of the activities with which Coretta Scott King was associated?
A
Civil Rights Movement
B
Egyptian archaeology
C
Underwater exploration
D
Aviation
Question 9 Explanation: 
Civil Rights Movement
Question 10
Sonia Nazario of "Los Angeles Times" was awarded Pulitzer Prize in 2003 for
A
commentary
B
editorial writing
C
music
D
feature writing
Question 11
Which of these is a small deciduous tree?
A
Quince
B
Artichoke
C
Chilean guava
D
Mangelwurzle
Question 11 Explanation: 
Quince
Question 12
Which drink was originally made from the Smilax ornata plant?
A
Creaming soda
B
Coca Cola
C
Sarsaparilla
D
Birch beer
Question 12 Explanation: 
Sarsaparilla
Question 13
When did kabaddi first appear as an event in the Asian Games?
A
1982
B
1990
C
1962
D
2006
Question 13 Explanation: 
1990
Question 14
Jason Day, Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy lead the world rankings in early 2016 in what sport?
A
Tennis
B
Swimming
C
Single sculls
D
Golf
Question 14 Explanation: 
Golf
Question 15
According to Malory and Tennyson who was the son of Lancelot and Elaine, raised by nuns and knighted on his arrival at Camelot?
A
The Gladiator
B
Galahad
C
Glamis
D
Galatasaray
Question 15 Explanation: 
Galahad
Question 16
A holiday on 25 March in Greece celebrates the final recognition of Greece as an independent nation following the Greek War of Independence against the Ottoman Empire. What year did this happen?
A
1932
B
1923
C
1948
D
1832
Question 16 Explanation: 
1832
There are 16 questions to complete.

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