General Knowledge Multiple Choice! Trivia Facts Quiz

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Below is a general knowledge multiple choice trivia fact quiz that is perfect for anyone who wants to start their day on a rush. It offers you the opportunity to know your history and what is happening in the world around you. Do you think you have what it takes to get all these questions, right? Well give it a try and find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Due to superstition, what didn't Bjorn Borg do at Wimbledon?

    • A.

      a. shave

    • B.

      b. wash

    • C.

      c. change his socks

    • D.

      d. brush his teeth

    Correct Answer
    A. a. shave
    Explanation
    Bjorn Borg didn't shave at Wimbledon due to superstition.

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  • 2. 

    Countries from which continent boycotted the 1976 summer Olympics in Montreal?

    • A.

      Europe

    • B.

      Africa

    • C.

      Asia

    • D.

      South America

    Correct Answer
    B. Africa
    Explanation
    In 1976, several African countries boycotted the summer Olympics in Montreal. This boycott was in protest against New Zealand's participation in the games, as New Zealand had maintained sporting ties with apartheid South Africa. The African nations felt that New Zealand's actions were in violation of the Olympic principles of racial equality and unity. As a result, they decided to withdraw from the Olympics as a form of protest against apartheid.

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  • 3. 

    What is the old name for Sri Lanka?

    • A.

      Spice Islands

    • B.

      Mandalay

    • C.

      Ceylon

    • D.

      East Pakistan

    Correct Answer
    C. Ceylon
    Explanation
    The old name for Sri Lanka is Ceylon.

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  • 4. 

    Karol Wojtyla is better known under which name?

    • A.

      Pope John Paul II

    • B.

      Liberace

    • C.

      Carole King

    • D.

      Santa

    Correct Answer
    A. Pope John Paul II
    Explanation
    Karol Wojtyla is better known as Pope John Paul II because he served as the Pope of the Catholic Church from 1978 until his death in 2005. He was widely recognized and respected as a global religious leader and made significant contributions to the Church and world affairs during his papacy. His name change to Pope John Paul II was a customary practice for popes, who often adopt a new name upon assuming the papal office.

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  • 5. 

    What was the name of the infamous nuclear reactor in Harrisburg Penn.?

    • A.

      a. 1 mile island

    • B.

      b. 3 mile island

    • C.

      c. 9 mile creek

    • D.

      d. 16 mile creek

    Correct Answer
    B. b. 3 mile island
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 3 mile island. This infamous nuclear reactor in Harrisburg, Penn. was named 3 mile island.

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  • 6. 

    Does IBM stand for?

    • A.

      Indian business management

    • B.

      Internet business machine

    • C.

      International business machines

    • D.

      Indian business machine

    Correct Answer
    C. International business machines
    Explanation
    IBM stands for International Business Machines. This is a well-known multinational technology company that specializes in computer hardware, software, and related services. The company was founded in 1911 and has since become a global leader in the technology industry. The name "International Business Machines" accurately reflects the company's global presence and its focus on providing business solutions through innovative technology.

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  • 7. 

    The brain of any computer system is

    • A.

      ALU

    • B.

      MEMORY

    • C.

      CPU

    • D.

      CU

    Correct Answer
    C. CPU
    Explanation
    The CPU, or Central Processing Unit, is considered the brain of a computer system. It is responsible for executing instructions, performing calculations, and managing the flow of data within the computer. The CPU interacts with other components, such as the ALU (Arithmetic Logic Unit), which performs arithmetic and logical operations, and the memory, where data and instructions are stored. The Control Unit (CU) is also part of the CPU and coordinates the activities of the other components. Therefore, the CPU is the correct answer as it controls and manages the overall functioning of the computer system.

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  • 8. 

    Joystick is an

    • A.

      Input Device

    • B.

      Output Device

    • C.

      Both

    • D.

      None

    Correct Answer
    A. Input Device
    Explanation
    A joystick is considered an input device because it is used to provide input to a computer or electronic device. It allows users to control the movement or actions of a cursor, character, or object on a screen. The joystick sends signals or commands to the device based on the user's input, making it an essential tool for gaming, flight simulators, and other applications that require precise control.

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  • 9. 

    GPS related with

    • A.

      Mobile

    • B.

      Laptop

    • C.

      Phone

    • D.

      Both

    Correct Answer
    D. Both
    Explanation
    GPS is related to both mobile devices and laptops. Mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets often have built-in GPS capabilities, allowing users to navigate and determine their location accurately. Similarly, many laptops also have GPS functionality, enabling users to access location-based services and applications. Therefore, the correct answer is "Both" because GPS can be associated with both mobile devices and laptops.

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  • 10. 

    Shortcut for Renaming is

    • A.

      F2

    • B.

      F4

    • C.

      F6

    • D.

      F5

    Correct Answer
    A. F2
    Explanation
    The correct answer is F2. F2 is the shortcut key for renaming files or folders in various operating systems and software applications. Pressing F2 allows users to quickly edit the name of a selected file or folder without having to right-click and select the "Rename" option. This shortcut is commonly used to save time and streamline the process of renaming multiple files or folders.

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