General knowledge quiz 1212

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The USA entered World War I because Germany attempted to enlist Mexico as an ally, and for what other reason?
A
A publicity campaign run by Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr.
B
The sinking of the British passenger liner "Lusitania" with US citizens on board
C
Germany refused to join the League of Nations
D
Germany started unrestricted submarine warfare
Question 1 Explanation: 
Germany started unrestricted submarine warfare
Question 2
Which of the following people made their debut as a dancer in 1908, appeared with the Diaghileff Company, and became a choreographer in 1912?
A
Rudolph Nureyev
B
Poul Gnatt
C
Vaslav Nijinsky
D
Mikhail Baryshnikov
Question 2 Explanation: 
Vaslav Nijinsky
Question 3
Galena is the ore of which of the following?
A
Lead
B
Carbon
C
Nickel
D
Mercury
Question 3 Explanation: 
Lead:Galena is a lead sulfide mineral with a chemical composition of PbS. It is the world's primary ore of lead and is mined from a large number of deposits in many countries. It is found in igneous and metamorphic rocks in medium-to low-temperature hydrothermal veins
Question 4
Which of these appeared in the 1965 film "Dr. Zhivago"?
A
Linford Christie
B
Julie Christie
C
Agatha Christie
D
Tony Christie
Question 4 Explanation: 
Julie Christie
Question 5
What is the term used in wine making for the catalyst function that turns grape juice into an alcoholic beverage when yeast interacts with sugars in the juice to create ethanol and carbon dioxide?
A
Pigmentation
B
Segmentation
C
Permutation
D
Fermentation
Question 5 Explanation: 
Fermentation
Question 6
There is a myth that that all the clocks in "Pulp Fiction" are set to which time that it is slang for smoking marijuana?
A
2:45
B
5:30
C
3:15
D
4:20
Question 6 Explanation: 
4:20
Question 7
It has been a boy's name, is usually a girl's name, and is well known as the name of Peter Pan's friend in a J.M. Barrie play. What is it?
A
Wendy
B
Wanda
C
Guinevere
D
Gwen
Question 7 Explanation: 
Wendy
Question 8
Which was the glider which won for Sweden the, arguably, first two world Gliding Championships, in 1948 and 1950?
A
DFS Weihe
B
Fafnir Sao Paulo
C
Slingsby Type 34 Sky
D
Slingsby T.25 Gull 4
Question 8 Explanation: 
DFS Weihe
Question 9
Ornithology is the
A
study of bones
B
study of birds
C
study of smells
D
None of the above
Question 10
Leonid Kravchuk, Leonid Kuchma, Viktor Yanukovych, Viktor Yushchenko and Yulia Tymoshenko were political figures in which country?
A
Romania
B
Ukraine
C
Afghanistan
D
Croatia
Question 10 Explanation: 
Ukraine
Question 11
''Maple bond'' issued by which of the following countries?
A
USA
B
Japan
C
China
D
Canada
Question 11 Explanation: 
Maple bond, a Canadian dollar-denominated bond issued by a non-Canadian entity in the Canadian market.
Question 12
By what name is Marian (or Mary Ann) Evans, who wrote "Adam Bede", "The Mill On The Floss" and "Silas Marner", better known?
A
P D James
B
Georgette Heyer
C
Jane Eyre
D
George Eliot
Question 12 Explanation: 
George Eliot
Question 13
Where was the sport called "Tossing the caber" developed?
A
Wales
B
Ireland
C
Scotland
D
Bavaria
Question 13 Explanation: 
Scotland
Question 14
When is Labour Day in the USA, Bermuda and Canada?
A
The last Monday in June
B
1-May
C
The fourth Monday in October
D
The first Monday in September
Question 14 Explanation: 
The first Monday in September
Question 15
With what activity is Dame Clara Butt associated?
A
Sheep shearing
B
Opera singing
C
Sculpture
D
Temperance movement
Question 15 Explanation: 
Opera singing
Question 16
What country hosted the inaugural World Cup tournament in 1930 organised by the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), in which 13 nations took part:7 from South America, 4 from Europe and 2 from North America?
A
Argentina
B
France
C
Canada
D
Uruguay
Question 16 Explanation: 
Uruguay
There are 16 questions to complete.

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