General knowledge quiz 1129

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What do Green Day, the Beverley Sisters, Ace of Base, Atomic Kitten, Blink-182, Cream, Depeche Mode, Destiny's Child and the Dixie Chicks have in common?
A
They are all based in Soho, London
B
They are all trios
C
All of the members of each band met each other at their first day at school
D
They are all managed by Kevin Godley and Lol Creme
Question 1 Explanation: 
They are all trios
Question 2
Despite being no longer generally considered a true planet Pluto has its own moons; which of these is not one of them?
A
Triton
B
Charon
C
Nix
D
Styx
Question 2 Explanation: 
Triton
Question 3
What Irish dramatist, whose first produced play was "Widowers' Houses" in 1892, won a Nobel Prize for Literature in 1926?
A
Oscar Wilde
B
George Bernard Shaw
C
Richard Brinsley Butler Sheridan
D
Sean O'Casey
Question 3 Explanation: 
George Bernard Shaw
Question 4
Which of these connects the cities of Accra, Bordeaux, Lleida, London and Valencia?
A
They were birthplaces of ground-breaking explorers of the 18th century
B
At various times they have been ruled by Muslim dynasties
C
They lie on or very near the prime meridian
D
English is one of their official languages
Question 4 Explanation: 
They lie on or very near the prime meridian
Question 5
Which county did Sachin Tendulkar play for?
A
Nottinghamshire
B
Yorkshire
C
Lancashire
D
Leicestershire
Question 5 Explanation: 
Sachin didn't have the greatest of times in Geoff Boycott's land. He averaged 40 odd, which is pretty low by his standards.
Question 6
In heraldic terms, impalement has largely replaced what practice?
A
Blazoning
B
Charging
C
Division
D
Dimidiation
Question 6 Explanation: 
Dimidiation
Question 7
The team from which country won the tennis tournament for the Davis Cup in 2010?
A
Australia
B
France
C
Serbia
D
England
Question 7 Explanation: 
Serbia
Question 8
Which cold, low-salinity ocean current flows north-westward along the west coast of South America from the southern tip of Chile to northern Peru and can extend 1, 000 kilometers (620 miles) offshore?
A
Gulf Stream
B
Kuroshio
C
Canary Current
D
Humboldt Current
Question 8 Explanation: 
Humboldt Current
Question 9
With which instrument were the following people associated in the 1960s:Pete Quaife, Chas Chandler, John Entwhistle, Jack Bruce, Bill Wyman, Rick Huxley, Barry Lakeman, John Stax and Paul Samwell-Smith?
A
Drums
B
Organ
C
Rhythm guitar
D
Bass guitar
Question 9 Explanation: 
Bass guitar
Question 10
Who was the fourth (and the first female) Prime Minister of the State of Israel, who was described as the "Iron Lady" (before Margaret Thatcher), "the best man in the government" and the "strong-willed, straight-talking, grey-bunned grandmother of the Jewish people"?
A
Golda Meir
B
Ada Deer
C
Indira Gandhi
D
LaRue Parker
Question 10 Explanation: 
Golda Meir
Question 11
What was the objective of "Operation Chastise" carried out by the British in 1943 during World War II?
A
To firebomb Dresden
B
To bomb German dams, vital to industry
C
To prepare for the Allied landings in Normandy
D
To obliterate Dortmund city centre
Question 11 Explanation: 
To bomb German dams, vital to industry
Question 12
In weaving, what are the threads running parallel to the length of the cloth called?
A
Wane
B
Weft
C
Wax
D
Warp
Question 12 Explanation: 
Warp
Question 13
The Goods and Services Tax Bill or GST Bill, officially known as
A
112 Amendement
B
121 Amendement
C
120 Amendement
D
122 Amendement
Question 13 Explanation: 
122 Amendement:The Goods and Services Tax Bill or GST Bill, officially known as The Constitution (One Hundred and twenty second Amendment) Bill, 2014, proposes a national Value added Tax to be implemented in India from 1 April 2017
Question 14
What was the last major land battle between England and France?
A
Battle of the Bulge, 1944
B
Battle of Waterloo, 1815
C
Battle of Culloden, 1746
D
Battle of Trafalgar, 1805
Question 14 Explanation: 
Battle of Waterloo, 1815
Question 15
Which of these is a surrealist painter known for paintings that include melted watches and other deformed items?
A
Dali
B
Gainsborough
C
Van Gogh
D
Reubens
Question 15 Explanation: 
Dali
Question 16
Which of these was a 2005 hit single for Katie Melua?
A
Nineteen Eighty Four
B
Ninety-nine Luft Balloons
C
Fifty Ways to Leave Your Lover
D
Nine Million Bicycles
Question 16 Explanation: 
Nine Million Bicycles
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