General knowledge quiz 945

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What, the largest of its type at the time, was destroyed by fire at Alexandria in the first century BC?
A
Lighthouse
B
Town Hall
C
Library
D
Market
Question 1 Explanation: 
Library
Question 2
Arneology is study of..........
A
Ants
B
Spiders
C
Flies
D
Bees
Question 2 Explanation: 
Spiders:The study of spiders is called Araneology
Question 3
Which of these is an American dramatic TV series that premiered in September 2006 and centres on the upper class Walker family and their lives in Los Angeles, California?
A
All In The Family
B
Brothers & Sisters
C
Til Death Us Do Part
D
Packed to the Rafters
Question 3 Explanation: 
Brothers & Sisters
Question 4
Where was the Treaty of Waitangi signed in 1840?
A
Hawaii
B
Australia
C
Fiji
D
New Zealand
Question 4 Explanation: 
New Zealand
Question 5
What was the family name of the Mafia mob depicted in the "Godfather" movies?
A
Berlusconi
B
Mussolini
C
Corleone
D
Ravioli
Question 5 Explanation: 
Corleone
Question 6
The standard sea level in pounds per square inch is
A
1
B
30 2.1
C
70
D
17.60 4.1
Question 6 Explanation: 
14.70:Standard sea-level pressure, by definition, equals 760 mm (29.92 inches) of mercury, 14.70 pounds per square inch, $1, 013.25 \times 10^ 3$ dynes per square centimetre, 1, 013.25 millibars, one standard atmosphere, or 101.325 kilopascals.
Question 7
What is the name of the fictional character in the land of Oz created by L. Frank Baum as "the Good Witch of the South" who, in the 1939 film version of "The Wizard of Oz" was called "the Good Witch of the North"?
A
Evvamene
B
Evillene
C
Addaperle
D
Glinda
Question 7 Explanation: 
Glinda
Question 8
What is someone allergic to if they have coeliac disease?
A
Gram flour
B
Soya beans
C
Gluten
D
Arrowroot
Question 8 Explanation: 
Gluten
Question 9
The Colossus, one of the seven wonders of the world, was built where?
A
Machu Picchu
B
Zimbabwe
C
Switzerland
D
Rhodes
Question 9 Explanation: 
Rhodes
Question 10
What colour connects 29 October 1929, 19 October 1987 and 22 November 1963?
A
Red
B
Black
C
Orange
D
White
Question 10 Explanation: 
Black
Question 11
The Abel Prize is given every year to recognizes contributions in Mathematical science by which country?
A
Sweden
B
Norway
C
USA
D
German
Question 11 Explanation: 
Norway
Question 12
Lubumbashi is the mining capital of the
A
Chile
B
Morocco
C
UK
D
Congo
Question 12 Explanation: 
Congo:Lubumbashi in the southeastern part of Democratic Republic of the Congo, is the second-largest city in the country, after the capital Kinshasa. Lubumbashi is the mining capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, acting as a hub for many of the country's biggest mining companies.
Question 13
When New Zealand passed the Treaty of Waitangi Act 1975 it established what?
A
Compensation for historic seizure of land contrary to the original 1840 Treaty
B
The Treaty as law
C
An updated understanding of the Treaty
D
A Tribunal to recommend on claims about the practical application of the principles of the Treaty
Question 13 Explanation: 
A Tribunal to recommend on claims about the practical application of the principles of the Treaty
Question 14
Which of these is a South Korean island that was shelled by North Korean artillery on 23 November 2010?
A
Cheongsam
B
Bhumibol Adulyadej
C
Yeonpyeong
D
Iwo Jima
Question 14 Explanation: 
Yeonpyeong
Question 15
How did Vesna Vulovic make history in 1972?
A
She was electrocuted on stage at a concert at the Isle of Wight
B
She survived a fall of over 10, 000 metres from an aeroplane
C
She was the first woman to win a pie-eating contest in the USSR
D
She gave birth to 10 children:dectuplets
Question 15 Explanation: 
She survived a fall of over 10, 000 metres from an aeroplane
Question 16
Who was elected as the first Vice-President of India?
A
Dr.S.Radhakrishnan
B
Sardar Vallabhbahi patel
C
Dr.Rajendra Prasad
D
Jawahar Lal Nehru
Question 16 Explanation: 
Dr.S.Radhakrishnan:Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan was the first Vice President of India and the second President of India from 1962 to 1967
There are 16 questions to complete.

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