General knowledge quiz 1087

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Where did retired three-time World Heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali light the Olympic flame?
A
Atlanta
B
San Francisco
C
Salt Lake City
D
Lake Placid
Question 1 Explanation: 
Atlanta
Question 2
After a scoring controversy at an Olympic Games, the Hungarian and Italian fencing teams satisfied honour with a real live duel, with sabres. In what year was this?
A
1924
B
1928
C
1932
D
1920
Question 2 Explanation: 
1924
Question 3
What name is given to a man's cotton or silk cloak buttoned down the front, with full sleeves, reaching to the ankles and worn with a sash?
A
Keratin
B
Kaftan
C
Kaolin
D
Kilmarnoch
Question 3 Explanation: 
Kaftan
Question 4
In electronics, ..........is also known as an emitter follower.
A
Common Base
B
Common Emitter
C
Common Collector
D
All of these
Question 4 Explanation: 
Common Collector:In electronics, a common collector amplifier (also known as an emitter follower) is one of three basic single-stage bipolar junction transistor (BJT) amplifier topologies, typically used as a voltage buffer.
Question 5
What is the capital of Cuba?
A
Kigali
B
Tirane
C
Luanda
D
Havana
Question 6
In which century did the Norwegian artist Edvard Munch paint the first version of his famous "The Scream"?
A
20th
B
19th
C
18th
D
21st
Question 6 Explanation: 
19th
Question 7
Which of these is an album by Hard-Fi?
A
Stars of CCTV
B
Caught on Camera
C
Snap!
D
Red Handed
Question 7 Explanation: 
Stars of CCTV
Question 8
Susi Susanti, held the Grand Slam title in which of the following games
A
Lawn Tennis
B
Tennis
C
Badminton
D
volley ball
Question 9
Traditionally, what can women do on 29 February that they cannot do on any other date?
A
Put the rubbish out
B
Eat breakfast in bed
C
Propose marriage
D
Drive on the "wrong" side of the road
Question 9 Explanation: 
Propose marriage
Question 10
In the 18th century, the capital of Russia was moved from Moscow to where?
A
St Petersburg
B
Kiev
C
Novgorod
D
Vladivostok
Question 10 Explanation: 
St Petersburg
Question 11
Why did Prince Charles and Camilla Parker-Bowles delay their wedding by a day?
A
To change the venue from Windsor Castle to the Guildhall outside its walls
B
A technicality with the law covering civil marriages in England (i.e. the Marriage Act of 1836)
C
The death of Pope John Paul II
D
The Queen, as Supreme Governor of the Church of England, could not be present at a civil wedding
Question 11 Explanation: 
The death of Pope John Paul II
Question 12
According to the Edward Lear, before "they danced by the light of the moon", the Owl and the Pussycat "dined on mince, and slices of quince". What did they eat with?
A
A runcible spoon
B
A munchible fork
C
An invisible knife
D
A risible ladle
Question 12 Explanation: 
A runcible spoon
Question 13
Charles Correa has distinguished himself in which of the following fields?
A
Painting
B
Ballet
C
Architecture
D
Western Music
Question 14
Which of these ships is the largest?
A
HMS Victory, Lord Nelson's flagship at the Battle of Trafalgar, 1805
B
HMS Endeavour, used for James Cook's first Pacific voyage, 1768-71
C
The "Golden Hind", captained by Sir Francis Drake for his global circumnavigation, 1577-1580
D
RRS Discovery, used by Robert F. Scott & Ernest Shackleton on their journey to the Antarctic, 1901
Question 14 Explanation: 
HMS Victory, Lord Nelson's flagship at the Battle of Trafalgar, 1805
Question 15
Which is the film for which Pixar Animation Studios completely rewrote their animation system for the first time in 25 years, and dedicated the film to Steve Jobs?
A
Toy Story
B
Brave
C
Wall-E
D
Ratatouille
Question 15 Explanation: 
Brave
Question 16
What is cholesterol?
A
An amino acid derivative
B
Signalling molecule, known as an eicosanoid
C
A naturally occurring steroid
D
A protein hormone
Question 16 Explanation: 
A naturally occurring steroid
There are 16 questions to complete.

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