General knowledge quiz 1048

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The minimum values of annual receipts of solar radiation occur at
A
the equator
B
the tropics
C
the arctic
D
None of the above
Question 2
LeeAnne Rimes and Carrie Underwood are associated with what sort of music?
A
Heavy metal
B
Jazz
C
Opera
D
Country
Question 2 Explanation: 
Country
Question 3
Who was the first actor to play James Bond on film?
A
Sean Connery
B
Sean Bean
C
Sean O'Casey
D
Sean Penn
Question 3 Explanation: 
Sean Connery
Question 4
Under whose leadership was the all India Muslim League set up?
A
Mohammed Ali Jinnah
B
Sayyid Ahmed Khan
C
Aga Khan
D
All of the above E. None of the above
Question 5
Which Irish dramatist wrote "The Rivals" and "The School for Scandal"?
A
Oscar Wilde
B
Brinsley Schwartz
C
Richard Brinsley Butler Sheridan
D
George Bernard Shaw
Question 5 Explanation: 
Richard Brinsley Butler Sheridan
Question 6
Which of these was born first?
A
G K Chesterton
B
Arthur Conan Doyle
C
Agatha Christie
D
Edgar Allan Poe
Question 6 Explanation: 
Edgar Allan Poe
Question 7
Jean Louis is associated with what activity?
A
Architecture
B
Cooking
C
Wine making
D
Costume design
Question 7 Explanation: 
Costume design
Question 8
Nandhaur Wildlife Sanctuary located in which state?
A
Nagaland
B
Maharashtra
C
Mizoram
D
Uttarakhand
Question 9
Where is Mauritania?
A
South America
B
Asia
C
Europe
D
Africa
Question 9 Explanation: 
Africa
Question 10
What does the surname, or family name, of one of the most famous characters created by Mark Twain suggest as the occupation of one or more of his forebears?
A
Ship's purser
B
Lumberjack, or carpenter
C
Cook
D
Farmer
Question 10 Explanation: 
Lumberjack, or carpenter
Question 11
Steam Engine was invented by..........
A
Enrico Fermi
B
James Watt
C
John Napier
D
Ferdinand Verbiest
Question 11 Explanation: 
James Watt:James Watt was a Scottish inventor, mechanical engineer, and chemist whose Watt steam engine, an improvement of the Newcomen steam engine, was fundamental to the changes brought by the Industrial Revolution. A steam engine is a heat engine that performs mechanical work using steam as its working fluid. Steam engines are external combustion engines, where the working fluid is separate from the combustion products
Question 12
Which play's characters comprise two married couples called Honey and Nick, and Martha and George?
A
The Lion In Winter
B
The Betrayal
C
Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?
D
All My Sons
Question 12 Explanation: 
Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?
Question 13
Who was First Minister of State in France from 1624 until his death in 1642?
A
Montesquieu
B
Francis Walsingham
C
Maximilien Robespierre
D
Cardinal Richelieu
Question 13 Explanation: 
Cardinal Richelieu
Question 14
Which one of these fungi might be safe to eat without ill effect?
A
Little White Mushroom
B
Death Cap
C
Destroying Angel
D
Trumpet of Death
Question 14 Explanation: 
Trumpet of Death
Question 15
Macao Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China has no arable land, pastures, forest, or woodland, and its economy is based largely on tourism with banking, gaming, financial services and what else?
A
Glass manufacture
B
Textile and garment manufacturing
C
Ceramics
D
Design and fashion
Question 15 Explanation: 
Textile and garment manufacturing
Question 16
In which famous piece of music by Tchaikovsky does the French national anthem appear?
A
Swan Lake
B
The Nutcracker
C
The Sleeping Beauty
D
1812 Overture
Question 16 Explanation: 
1812 Overture
There are 16 questions to complete.

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