General knowledge quiz 1111

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What generic term describes food traditionally favoured by southern black Americans such as country fried chicken, chitterlings and black-eyed peas?
A
Soul food
B
Cajun food
C
Hill-billy food
D
Whole food
Question 1 Explanation: 
Soul food
Question 2
What is the name of the test cricket venue in Leeds, England?
A
Old Trafford
B
Edgebaston
C
Trent Bridge
D
Headingley
Question 2 Explanation: 
Headingley
Question 3
What dramas popular in Europe especially during the Renaissance have characters personifying abstractions such as charity or vice, or such as death or youth?
A
Mysteries
B
Morality plays
C
Miracle plays
D
Commedia dell'arte
Question 3 Explanation: 
Morality plays
Question 4
The speed of light is..........while passing through glass
A
Maximum
B
Can't tell
C
Zero
D
Minimum
Question 4 Explanation: 
Minimum:The speed of light will be minimum while passing through glass because the optical density of glass is very high
Question 5
The exterior of which real Boston pub was used in the TV programme "Cheers" in the 1980s?
A
Welcome Stranger
B
Cheers
C
Bull & Finch
D
Sam Malone's
Question 5 Explanation: 
Bull & Finch
Question 6
The book Contemporary West Asia:Perspectives on Change and Continuity is authored by whom?
A
Selina Sen
B
Mujib Alam
C
Both 1 and 2
D
Both 1 and 3
Question 6 Explanation: 
Both 1 and 3:The book Contemporary West Asia:Perspectives on Change and Continuity by Sujata Ashwarya and Mujib Alam.
Question 7
The term yavanika meant
A
foreign goods
B
dancer
C
curtain
D
theatre
Question 8
What do the initials "E.T." stand for in the title of the 1982 film directed by Steven Spielberg?
A
Emergency telephone
B
Extra terrestrial
C
Error transmission
D
Energy trap
Question 8 Explanation: 
Extra terrestrial
Question 9
What is traditionally written in a ledger?
A
Stock take figures
B
Appointments
C
Accounts
D
Orders
Question 9 Explanation: 
Accounts
Question 10
Which state Police has enters Limca Book of Records for solving India's biggest cash heist case?
A
Bihar
B
Gujarat
C
Delhi
D
Punjab
Question 10 Explanation: 
Correct Delhi Police entered the Limca Book of World Records for solving India's biggest cash heist case in just 10 hours. Last year on November 27, the driver of a cash transit van had fled with Rs 22.50 crore, which had led to one of the biggest manhunt in the capital.
Question 11
According to the nursery rhyme "Polly put the kettle on", who took it off again?
A
Susan
B
Sylvie
C
Sandra
D
Sukey
Question 11 Explanation: 
Sukey
Question 12
Who created and played the character of Waldorf T Flywheel?
A
Groucho Marx
B
Spike Milligan
C
Jerry Lewis
D
Bob Hope
Question 12 Explanation: 
Groucho Marx
Question 13
Which are accepted as being among the immediate reasons for Japan's surrender at the end of World War II?
A
Japan preferred to work on developing automobile technology
B
Emperor Hirohito was friendly with new President of the USA, Harry Truman
C
The dropping of atomic bombs on the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
D
China asked them to
Question 13 Explanation: 
The dropping of atomic bombs on the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Question 14
A family of ancient Germanic and Celtic games played in northern Europe on a checkered or latticed board, involves two armies one of which is trying to capture the other one's king, possibly using dice, and was called...?
A
Kvatrutafl
B
Skaktafl
C
Halatafl
D
Tafl
Question 14 Explanation: 
Tafl
Question 15
What joint is between the femur and the tibia?
A
Elbow
B
Ankle
C
Wrist
D
Knee
Question 15 Explanation: 
Knee
Question 16
Who was the subject of a 4 week inquiry by the US Atomic Energy Commission in 1954 into his background, actions and associations, due to suspicions that he was a member of the Communist Party and might have spied for the Soviet Union, which resulted in his top secret security clearance being revoked?
A
J. Robert Oppenheimer
B
Warren Burger
C
Joseph Kennedy
D
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Question 16 Explanation: 
J. Robert Oppenheimer
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