General knowledge quiz 1064

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
She started in "Hair", created the roles of Eva Peron in "Evita" and Grizabella in "Cats", and is commonly called the First Lady of British Musical Theatre. Who is she?
A
Elaine Paige
B
Barbra Streisand
C
Judi Dench
D
Helen Mirren
Question 1 Explanation: 
Elaine Paige
Question 2
In general what is the maximum time applied to competitive eating contests, where the aim is to eat the most of some food in a set time?
A
15 minutes
B
1 hour
C
2 minutes
D
30 seconds
Question 2 Explanation: 
15 minutes
Question 3
What fruit gets its name from its similarity to the locally native word for testicle?
A
Avocado
B
Tangelo
C
Amarillo
D
Quince
Question 3 Explanation: 
Avocado
Question 4
The works Gil Blas, Till Eulenspiegel, The Tin Drum, Lazarillo de Tormes, and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn all share a similar characteristic, which is that they are...?
A
Picaresque
B
Plot-driven
C
Youth literature
D
Religious
Question 4 Explanation: 
Picaresque
Question 5
Chang Lo(Sua Lua) is a famous dance form of..........state.
A
Sikkim
B
Manipur
C
Mizoram
D
Nagaland
Question 5 Explanation: 
Nagaland
Question 6
The process of soil development is called
A
leaching
B
illuviation
C
eluviations
D
pedogenesis
Question 7
What is the William Webb Ellis Cup awarded for?
A
Winning the women's singles at Wimbledon
B
Winning the America's Cup yachting race
C
Winning the Rugby World Cup Championship
D
Winning the world slalom championship
Question 7 Explanation: 
Winning the Rugby World Cup Championship
Question 8
In 1828 Casparus van Houten Sr. patented a hydraulic press that revolutionised the production of what?
A
Petroleum
B
Flour
C
Chocolate
D
Sugar
Question 8 Explanation: 
Chocolate
Question 9
RBI can inspect the branches of Banks under..........of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949
A
Section 35
B
Section 25
C
Section 15
D
Section 30
Question 9 Explanation: 
RBI can inspect the branches of Banks under section 35 of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949
Question 10
Among NATO members, which is the only one with no standing army?
A
Czechoslovakia
B
Iceland
C
Lithuania
D
Latvia
Question 10 Explanation: 
Iceland
Question 11
Where did the old woman who "had so many children she didn't know what to do" live?
A
Glove
B
Hat
C
Shoe
D
Sock
Question 11 Explanation: 
Shoe
Question 12
Which Austrian performed the winning song, "Rise Like a Phoenix", at the Eurovision Song Contest 2014?
A
Conchita Wurst
B
Mans Zelmerlow
C
The Makemakes
D
Ann Sophie
Question 12 Explanation: 
Conchita Wurst
Question 13
How many different people were President of the USA in the first 200 years after 30 April 1789?
A
40
B
41
C
39
D
42
Question 13 Explanation: 
40
Question 14
Which country invaded Afghanistan on 24 December, 1979?
A
Thailand
B
Canada
C
Korea
D
Soviet Union
Question 14 Explanation: 
Soviet Union
Question 15
In which 1981 television series did Kenneth Williams voice at least 13 characters, and together with one other actor voice all of the characters in the series?
A
Willo the Wisp
B
Jackanory
C
Galloping Galaxies
D
What's My Line
Question 15 Explanation: 
Willo the Wisp
Question 16
Which of these scientists has been quoted as saying "God does not play dice"?
A
Einstein
B
Newton
C
Archimedes
D
Galileo
Question 16 Explanation: 
Einstein
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