General knowledge quiz 978

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of the following is not related to Badminton?
A
Uber cup
B
Yonex cup
C
Walker cup
D
Thomas cup
Question 1 Explanation: 
Walker cup:The Walker Cup is a golf trophy contested in odd numbered years by leading amateur golfers in two teams United States, and Great Britain and Ireland.
Question 2
How does the film "Lawrence of Arabia" begin?
A
A Bedouin is killed by Sherif Ali for drinking from a well
B
In Cairo during World War I, where Lawrence is a lieutenant
C
Lawrence's death in a motorcycle accident
D
A train is blown up on the Hejaz Railway
Question 2 Explanation: 
Lawrence's death in a motorcycle accident
Question 3
Florida produces 74 percent of which citrus fruit grown in the USA, 95% of which is processed, mostly for the official state beverage?
A
Limes
B
Lemons
C
Oranges
D
Grapefruit
Question 3 Explanation: 
Oranges
Question 4
After a military coup on 21 March 2009, in which country did Andry Rajoelina became the youngest of the current heads of state in the world and the youngest head of state in Africa?
A
Somalia
B
Madagascar
C
Thailand
D
Cyprus
Question 4 Explanation: 
Madagascar
Question 5
David Furnish, Canadian filmmaker and former advertising executive is the husband of which performer?
A
Shania Twain
B
Elton John
C
Julia Roberts
D
Madonna
Question 5 Explanation: 
Elton John
Question 6
Despite being named for the Ebola River in Congo the virus was first isolated some distance away; where?
A
Yalikonde
B
Kinshasa
C
Yambuku
D
Yandongi
Question 6 Explanation: 
Yambuku
Question 7
Shanthi Swaroop Bhatnagar awards are given for
A
exploring new dimensions in creative writing in Indian languages
B
outstanding contribution to science
C
creating mass awareness on environmental issues
D
excellence in film direction
Question 8
Competitions for which cup, sometimes called the World Men's Team Championships, for international badminton teams representing nations in the Badminton World Federation, have been held every three years since 1948-1949 and every two years since 1982?
A
The Thomas Cup
B
The Uber Cup
C
The Sudirman Cup
D
The BWF Super Series Trophy
Question 8 Explanation: 
The Thomas Cup
Question 9
A quote from Samuel Johnson is that "when a man is tired of London he is tired of..." what?
A
His knife
B
His wife
C
Life
D
Strife
Question 9 Explanation: 
Life
Question 10
'Bagh', a village in Gwalior is famous for
A
Sculptures
B
Architecture
C
Cave Painting
D
All of the above
Question 11
Which is previously referred to as the Malagasy Republic?
A
Maldives
B
Mali
C
Madagascar
D
Mexico
Question 11 Explanation: 
Madagascar:Madagascar is previously referred to as the Malagasy Republic.
Question 12
"Bad men live that they may eat and drink, whereas good men eat and drink that they may live", attributed to Socrates 5th century BCE, is an example of what figure of speech?
A
Ellipsis
B
Chiasmus
C
Metalepsis
D
Dysphemism
Question 12 Explanation: 
Chiasmus
Question 13
Serena Williams, who had not advanced past the quarterfinals at the French Open between 2003 and 2009, lost to whom in the quarterfinals 6-3, 6-7(2), 8-6, in 2010?
A
Ana Ivanovic
B
Venus Williams
C
Justine Henin
D
Samantha Stosur
Question 13 Explanation: 
Samantha Stosur
Question 14
Which of these is a common saying of Agatha Christie's fictional detective Hercules Poirot?
A
"Do you feel lucky, punk?"
B
"Sit. Beg. Walk. Stop."
C
"What a dame"
D
The little grey cells
Question 14 Explanation: 
"The little grey cells"
Question 15
Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare is..........
A
Shri Thawar Chand Gehlot
B
Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
C
Shri Radha Mohan Singh
D
Shri Jagat Prakash Nadda
Question 16
Who, in his autobiography "Open:An Autobiography" published in November 2009, admitted to using and testing positive for methamphetamine in 1997?
A
Andre Aggasi
B
Greg Norman
C
Tiger Woods
D
David Beckham
Question 16 Explanation: 
Andre Aggasi
There are 16 questions to complete.

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