General knowledge quiz 1059

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
During performances of which musical were the audience encouraged to join in with the performance by bringing with them (and throwing them onto the stage at the appropriate times) Bounty Bars, Kit Kats, rice, party poppers, water pistols, torches, toilet paper and confetti?
A
Rocky Horror Show
B
Little Shop of Horrors
C
Billy Elliot the Musical
D
The Secret Garden
Question 1 Explanation: 
Rocky Horror Show
Question 2
When the passage of a wave, such as light or sound, changes to a different density medium what is originating it can appear reversed, shifted, and magnified in a process known as what?
A
Diversion
B
Refraction
C
Separation
D
Relocation
Question 2 Explanation: 
Refraction
Question 3
To which of these meanings would it not be appropriate to apply the word "leave"?
A
If
B
Permission
C
Raise
D
Apart from
Question 3 Explanation: 
If
Question 4
Which of these was a Roman emperor?
A
Pissaro
B
Hero
C
Veto
D
Nero
Question 4 Explanation: 
Nero
Question 5
Penicillin was invented by
A
Dr Jonas E. Salk
B
Gregory Mendal
C
Paul Ehrlich
D
Fleming
Question 6
What was the tinned spiced ham made in the USA and imported to Britain during World War II?
A
Mountain oysters
B
Bully beef
C
Spam
D
Sardines
Question 6 Explanation: 
Spam
Question 7
What sea or ocean is beside the port city of Dar Es Salaam?
A
Mediterranean Sea
B
Red Sea
C
Pacific Ocean
D
Indian Ocean
Question 7 Explanation: 
Indian Ocean
Question 8
The 2012 Olympics Games were held in
A
London
B
Seoul
C
Sydney
D
Tokyo
Question 9
What is the order of which Anders Behring Breivik claims to be a justiciar?
A
Al-Qaeda
B
Knights Templar Europe
C
Boko Haram
D
Opus Dei
Question 9 Explanation: 
Knights Templar Europe
Question 10
Which of these is a technical word for blood poisoning?
A
Toxaemia
B
Taxonomy
C
Toxoplasmosis
D
Toxicology
Question 10 Explanation: 
Toxaemia
Question 11
Which of these people was born in India?
A
Imran Khan
B
Mother Teresa
C
Aftab Ahmed Chowdhury
D
Mohandas Gandhi
Question 11 Explanation: 
Mohandas Gandhi
Question 12
There are a number of sand dunes systems in Europe, not just in coastal areas but also inland; where is the largest?
A
Oleshky Sands, Ukraine
B
Lomianki, Warsaw
C
Slowinski, Poland
D
Kyzyl Kum, Uzbekistan
Question 12 Explanation: 
Lomianki, Warsaw
Question 13
Which American bluegrass-country singer and fiddler has won 26 Grammy Awards, making her the most awarded female artist (and the third most awarded artist overall) in Grammy history since she recorded for the first time at the age of 14?
A
Vanessa Mae
B
Sharon Corr
C
Eva Cassidy
D
Alison Krauss
Question 13 Explanation: 
Alison Krauss
Question 14
Which English composer wrote "The Planets", "Somerset Rhapsody" and the ballet "The Perfect Fool"?
A
Ralph Vaughan Williams
B
George Handel
C
Franz Joseph Haydn
D
Gustav Holst
Question 14 Explanation: 
Gustav Holst
Question 15
Badland topography is characteristics of the
A
Dibang Valley
B
Kangra Valley
C
Chambal Valley
D
Kashmir Valley
Question 15 Explanation: 
Chambal Valley:Badland topography is a characteristic feature of the Chambal valley
Question 16
Namdapha National Park is located in..........
A
Karnataka
B
Nagaland
C
Arunachal Pradesh
D
Gujarat
There are 16 questions to complete.

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