General knowledge quiz 1069

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The Visigoth army led by Alaric famously sacked what city in 410 CE?
A
Rome
B
Jerez
C
Paris
D
Beijing
Question 1 Explanation: 
Rome
Question 2
Who is the author of 'Mr and Mrs Jinnah:The Marriage that Shook India'?
A
Sheela Reddy
B
Kesava Reddy
C
Helen Reddy
D
Narayana Reddy
Question 2 Explanation: 
Sheela Reddy:Mr and Mrs Jinnah:The Marriage that Shook India by Sheela Reddy. The book published by Penguin Random House was launched at India International centre in New Delhi
Question 3
Which film is the story of Willie Stark (played by Broderick Crawford) who starts with well meaning ambition to enter politics, is corrupted by power on his way to becoming a US state governor, and is assassinated?
A
The Struggle
B
The Grapes Of Wrath
C
Mr Deeds Goes To Washington
D
All The King's Men
Question 3 Explanation: 
All The King's Men
Question 4
Which orchestral arranger, orchestral conductor, song writer, and session musician composed the film scores for "Brazil", "Highlander", "X-Men", "Robin Hood:Prince of Thieves", "Licence to Kill", the "Lethal Weapon" series, the first three "Die Hard"s and "Mr. Holland's Opus"?
A
Michael Kamen
B
Michael Goway
C
Michael Stayput
D
Michael Jumpup
Question 4 Explanation: 
Michael Kamen
Question 5
Who hosted the travel programmes "Around the World in 80 Days" (1989), "Pole to Pole" (1992), "Full Circle" (1997), and "Hemingway Adventure" (1999)?
A
Michael Palin
B
David Attenborough
C
Michael Aspel
D
John Cleese
Question 5 Explanation: 
Michael Palin
Question 6
Which state houses the Paradip Port?
A
Maharashtra
B
Gujarat
C
Goa
D
Odisha
Question 6 Explanation: 
Odisha
Question 7
What award is the equivalent of the Oscars for British industries involved in film, television, video games and forms of animation?
A
Emmys
B
BAFTAs
C
Tonys
D
Grammys
Question 7 Explanation: 
BAFTAs
Question 8
The headquarters of Catholic Syrian Bank is located in which city?
A
Mumbai
B
New Delhi
C
Pune
D
Thrissur
Question 8 Explanation: 
Thrissur
Question 9
The time period of a pendulum..........When it will taken to the moon
A
Increases
B
No change
C
Decreases
D
Increases and then decreases
Question 9 Explanation: 
Increases:The time period of a pendulum increases when it will taken to the moon time period will increase because the frequency will decrease on the Moon
Question 10
Newspaper can be recycled again and again how many times?
A
6 times
B
2 times
C
3 times
D
5 times
Question 10 Explanation: 
5 times:Printer and copy paper can be recycled 57 times before the fibers become to short and need to be combined with other paper or used for other purposes. Newspaper on the other hand is already made of low quality and can be made into new newspaper or egg cartons
Question 11
Expansion in area is called..........
A
Cubical Expansion
B
Linear Expansion
C
Superficial Expansion
D
Artificial Expansion
Question 11 Explanation: 
Superficial Expansion:Expansion in area is called Superficial Expansion The area thermal expansion coefficient relates the change in a material's area dimensions to a change in temperature.
Question 12
In 1794 in Pennsylvania, USA, more than 500 armed men attacked the fortified home of tax inspector General John Neville because of an excise tax on what product?
A
Hair curlers
B
Whiskey
C
Tacks
D
Biros
Question 12 Explanation: 
Whiskey
Question 13
Kalpakkam Atomic Power Station located in which state?
A
Karnataka
B
Tamilnadu
C
Kerala
D
Andhra Pradesh
Question 13 Explanation: 
Tamilnadu:Kalpakkam Atomic Power Station is located at Kalpakkam south of Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Kalpakkam Atomic Power Station is also known as Madras Atomic Power Station (MAPS). MAPS construction started in year 1970 and started operating from 24 January, 1984.
Question 14
What sign of the zodiac is represented by a lion?
A
Aries
B
Capricorn
C
Libra
D
Leo
Question 14 Explanation: 
Leo
Question 15
Who was the author of "The Heptameron", inspired partly by Boccaccio's "Decameron"?
A
Dante Alighieri
B
Francois Rabelais
C
Marguerite, Queen of Navarre
D
Isabella, Queen of Aragon
Question 15 Explanation: 
Marguerite, Queen of Navarre
Question 16
While performing on TV on "Saturday Night Live" in 1992, singer Sinead O'Connor tore up a picture of whom?
A
John F Kennedy
B
The Pope
C
John Lennon
D
Madonna
Question 16 Explanation: 
The Pope
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