General knowledge quiz 99

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
In draughts, what is a counter called when it reaches the opposite end of the board and another piece is put on top?
A
Knight
B
Queen
C
King
D
Castle
Question 1 Explanation: 
King
Question 2
Where was the Republic of Katanga?
A
The north of Namibia
B
Botswana
C
In the south of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
D
The Gabon
Question 2 Explanation: 
In the south of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Question 3
The Crimean Peninsula was known in antiquity as what, after the name of the early inhabitants?
A
The Tauric Peninsula
B
The Iberian Peninsula
C
Leizhou Peninsula
D
Abseron Peninsula
Question 3 Explanation: 
The Tauric Peninsula
Question 4
Which of these trained to be a priest until opting to be a dictator for a living?
A
Colonel Gaddafi
B
Adolf Hitler
C
Joseph Stalin
D
Benito Mussolini
Question 4 Explanation: 
Joseph Stalin
Question 5
FITA was founded in 1931 in Lwow in Poland to promote and regulate what sport worldwide?
A
Archery
B
Aviation
C
Trainspotting
D
Racing touring automobiles
Question 5 Explanation: 
Archery
Question 6
What does "TT" stand for in the name of the race first held on the Isle of Man in 1907?
A
Tourist Trophy
B
Top Ten
C
Thin Tyres
D
Time Trials
Question 6 Explanation: 
Tourist Trophy
Question 7
Which of these authors wrote the books "Under the Tuscan Sun:At Home in Italy", "Bella Tuscany:The Sweet Life in Italy" and "In Tuscany"?
A
Bill Bryson
B
Frances Mayes
C
Peter Mayle
D
Raymond Mays
Question 7 Explanation: 
Frances Mayes
Question 8
With what sport is Dennis Compton associated?
A
Rugby Union
B
Polo
C
Cricket
D
Baseball
Question 8 Explanation: 
Cricket
Question 9
Which of these events occurred last?
A
Death of Vice Admiral Horatio Nelson
B
Death of Beethoven
C
Death of Napoleon Bonaparte
D
Charles Darwin published "On the Origin of Species"
Question 9 Explanation: 
Charles Darwin published "On the Origin of Species"
Question 10
Which of these best describes the location in Italy of Mt Vesuvius, which erupted and buried Pompeii in 79AD?
A
Near the border with Austria
B
On the west coast near Bari
C
Above the bay of Naples
D
Near the headwaters of the Po River
Question 10 Explanation: 
Above the bay of Naples
Question 11
..........was the first female judge in Supreme Court of India
A
M.S.Fatima Bibi
B
Kiren Bedi
C
Sarojini Naidu
D
Lakshmi
Question 11 Explanation: 
M.S.Fatima Bibi:Justice Fathima Beevi was the first female judge of the Supreme Court of India whose tenure lasted from October 6 1989 to April 29, 1992. The second was Justice Sujata V Manohar.
Question 12
Which country owns most of the main island of the Tierra del Fuego archipelago, Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego?
A
Chile
B
Argentina
C
United Kingdom
D
Venezuela
Question 12 Explanation: 
Chile
Question 13
Which of these is a legendary flying horse?
A
Red Rum
B
Mobil
C
Unicorn
D
Pegasus
Question 13 Explanation: 
Pegasus
Question 14
Where is the headquarters of International Standard Organisation?
A
New Delhi, India
B
Frankfurt, Germany
C
Tokyo, Japan
D
Lausanne, Switzerland
Question 14 Explanation: 
Lausanne Explanation:Head-Dr. Zhang Xiaogang
Question 15
Which of these Mexican cities is closest to the Gulf of Mexico?
A
Les Machis
B
Colma
C
Mazatlan
D
Veracruz
Question 15 Explanation: 
Veracruz
Question 16
Riparian rights apply to what type of land?
A
Historic sites
B
Fallow fields
C
River banks
D
Urban areas
Question 16 Explanation: 
River banks
There are 16 questions to complete.

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