General knowledge quiz 1214

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
..........is the parliament of USA
A
Congress
B
National Assembly
C
Federal Assembly
D
National Congress
Question 1 Explanation: 
Congress:The United States Congress is the bicameral legislative branch of the United States federal government
Question 2
A compilation of whose inspirational letters to a young jazz student named Anthony, has been published as "To a Young Jazz Musician"?
A
Wynton Marsalis
B
Paul Whiteman
C
"Jelly Roll" Morton
D
Benny Goodman
Question 2 Explanation: 
Wynton Marsalis
Question 3
The forces of which country were defeated at the Battle of Marengo in 1800?
A
France
B
Austria
C
Spain
D
Prussia
Question 3 Explanation: 
Austria
Question 4
Which of these instruments belongs to the percussion family?
A
Viola
B
Tuba
C
Oboe
D
Cymbals
Question 4 Explanation: 
Cymbals
Question 5
Which of these is a type of butterfly?
A
Lettuce green
B
Cabbage white
C
Broccoli blue
D
Turnip brown
Question 5 Explanation: 
Cabbage white
Question 6
When was the toothbrush invented?
A
1770
B
1765
C
1790
D
1742
Question 6 Explanation: 
The first toothbrush was made out of a bone and small brush, by jail prisoner William Addis of England.
Question 7
Which of these is an event in Olympic weightlifting?
A
Clean and jerk
B
Smash and grab
C
Push and shove
D
Put and take
Question 7 Explanation: 
Clean and jerk
Question 8
Which Apollo mission brought the first rocks and other material from the Moon?
A
Apollo 12
B
Apollo 11
C
Apollo 14
D
Apollo 15
Question 8 Explanation: 
Apollo 11
Question 9
Who acquired ownership around 563 CE of the island of Iona, in the Inner Hebrides off the Ross of Mull on the western coast of Scotland?
A
St Andrew
B
St Columba
C
St Kentigern
D
St Cuthbert
Question 9 Explanation: 
St Columba
Question 10
To which of these clubs does "gridiron" not refer?
A
An elite journalistic club in Washington, D.C., USA
B
A club at Oxford University, UK
C
A club for adherents of St Stephen in Wellington, NZ
D
A football club in Louisiana, USA
Question 10 Explanation: 
A club for adherents of St Stephen in Wellington, NZ
Question 11
What does the record industry term "A & R" stand for?
A
Artists and repertoire
B
Arrangements and recording
C
Averages and reasoning
D
Advertising and repeat business
Question 11 Explanation: 
Artists and repertoire
Question 12
City Of Dreams was the second casino owned by James Packer to open in which European ex colony?
A
Singapore
B
Hong Kong, China
C
Macau, China
D
Goa, India
Question 12 Explanation: 
Macau, China
Question 13
What 2009 science fiction disaster film starring John Cusack, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Amanda Peet, Oliver Platt, Danny Glover, Thandie Newton, and Woody Harrelson references Mayanism and the Mesoamerican Long Count calendar, depicting a series of "Doomsday" scenarios that plunge the world into chaos?
A
2525
B
1984
C
2001
D
2012
Question 13 Explanation: 
2012
Question 14
When is the sport of shinty thought to have been introduced to Scotland?
A
954
B
1752
C
pre Christianity
D
1125
Question 14 Explanation: 
pre Christianity
Question 15
The novel 'The Ministry of Utmost Happiness ' has been authored by who?
A
Sheikh Hasina
B
Chetan Bhagat
C
Arundhati Roy
D
Anita Desai
Question 15 Explanation: 
Arundhati Roy:Arundhati Roy's second novel 'The Ministry of Utmost Happiness' takes us on a journey of many years-the story spooling outwards from the cramped neighbourhoods of Old Delhi into the burgeoning new metropolis and beyond, to the Valley of Kashmir and the forests of Central India
Question 16
Where does the Yellow River have its source?
A
Tibet
B
Kenya
C
Switzerland
D
Chile
Question 16 Explanation: 
Tibet
There are 16 questions to complete.

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