General knowledge quiz 1242

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
During the 2006 FIFA World Cup fans at one of the games were displaying a logo of a beer which differed from the official sponsors of the Cup, which led to what?
A
They were given pieces of cloth to cover up the logo
B
They had their trousers confiscated
C
The game was stopped until they left
D
No action
Question 1 Explanation: 
They had their trousers confiscated
Question 2
What is the stage name of Victoria Hesketh, an English electropop musician who sings and plays the keyboard, piano, stylophone and the Tenori-on?
A
Small Mittens
B
Large Sandals
C
Little Boots
D
Big Gloves
Question 2 Explanation: 
Little Boots
Question 3
Who was the 1st ODI captain for India?
A
Ajit Wadekar
B
Bishen Singh Bedi
C
Nawab Pataudi
D
Vinoo Mankad
Question 3 Explanation: 
Ajit Wadekar has played only 2 ODI matches.
Question 4
Which of these is an historical novel by Arthur Conan Doyle which deals with the Duke of Monmouth's landing in England in 1685, the raising of his army, its defeat at Sedgemoor, and the reprisals which followed?
A
When the World Screamed
B
Micah Clarke
C
A Study in Scarlet
D
The Coming of the Fairies
Question 4 Explanation: 
Micah Clarke
Question 5
What satirical musical by Kyle Jarrow about L. Ron Hubbard that pokes fun at his science fiction writing and personal beliefs, was originally presented in 2003 in New York City by Les Freres Corbusier (winning an Obie Award) and received a Garland Award for the director for the 2004 Los Angeles production?
A
Battlefield Earth
B
Dianetics, the E-meter, Thetans, and the story of Xenu
C
A Very Merry Unauthorized Children's Scientology Pageant
D
Ole Doc Methuselah
Question 5 Explanation: 
A Very Merry Unauthorized Children's Scientology Pageant
Question 6
Who is the patron saint of Scotland?
A
St Bartholomew
B
St Brigit
C
St Andrew
D
St Albert
Question 6 Explanation: 
St Andrew
Question 7
Something formed to resemble glass is known as what?
A
Crazed
B
Vitriform
C
Vulcanised
D
Serrated
Question 7 Explanation: 
Vitriform
Question 8
Who "packed her trunk and said goodbye to the circus"?
A
Nellie the Elephant
B
Horton the Elephant
C
Lumpy the Heffalump
D
Babar the Elephant
Question 8 Explanation: 
Nellie the Elephant
Question 9
Which New York Yankees baseball identity is credited with coining the phrase "It's deja vu all over again"?
A
Babe Ruth
B
Casey Stengal
C
Joe DiMaggio
D
Yogi Berra
Question 9 Explanation: 
Yogi Berra
Question 10
What was one spectacular result of the lifting of the centuries-old punitive taxes and excises on glass in the UK in the mid 19th century?
A
The building of the gigantic glass and iron Crystal Palace in Hyde Park, London
B
The opening of the Waterford Crystal factory in Ireland
C
Existing windows were enlarged by 10%
D
Breaking glasses after drinking a toast became popular in pubs
Question 10 Explanation: 
The building of the gigantic glass and iron Crystal Palace in Hyde Park, London
Question 11
Where is the "Scenic Railway", built in 1911, the oldest continually-operating roller coaster in the world, and one of only two in existence that require a brakeman to stand in the middle of the train?
A
Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
B
Disneyland, California, USA
C
Bournemouth, England
D
Luna Park, Melbourne, Australia
Question 11 Explanation: 
Luna Park, Melbourne, Australia
Question 12
What is Valerie Adams's profession?
A
Handbag designer
B
Singer
C
Athlete
D
Politician
Question 12 Explanation: 
Athlete
Question 13
Treasury bills are also issued under the..........
A
MSS
B
NDS
C
ECS
D
All of these
Question 13 Explanation: 
Treasury bills are also issued under the Market Stabilization Scheme(MSS)
Question 14
Which among the following has emerged as the cleanest ports among Indian ports on sanitation parameters?
A
Kandla Port
B
Kochi Port
C
Haldia Port
D
Paradip Port
Question 14 Explanation: 
The Haldia Port of West Bengal has emerged as the cleanest port among Indian ports on sanitation parameters. The ranking of all the 13 Indian ports was conducted by the Quality Council of India. Haldia and Vizag ports received the first and the second rank
Question 15
Where is the longest railway tunnel, opened in 2016?
A
Tasman Sea
B
Rocky Mountains
C
Urals
D
Swiss Alps
Question 15 Explanation: 
Swiss Alps
Question 16
Mahabharata was written by..........
A
Harsha Vardhana
B
Avvaiyar
C
Ved Viyas
D
Manav Dharma
Question 16 Explanation: 
Ved Viyas:The Mahabharata is one of the two major Sanskrit epics of ancient India, the other being the Ramayana. Mahabharata written by Ved Vyas.
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