General knowledge quiz 1246

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which cable suspension road bridge, known as "Galloping Gertie", was completely destroyed due to "aeroelastic flutter" on 7 November 1940?
A
Tacoma Narrows Bridge
B
Tay Bridge
C
Golden Gate Bridge
D
Brooklyn Bridge
Question 1 Explanation: 
Tacoma Narrows Bridge
Question 2
Which of these characters in a play does not appear on stage?
A
"Abigail" in "Abigail's Party" by Mike Leigh
B
"Othello" in "Othello" by William Shakespeare
C
"Mr Sloane" in "Entertaining Mr Sloane" by Joe Orton
D
"Foreskin" in "Foreskin's Lament" by Greg McGee
Question 2 Explanation: 
"Abigail" in "Abigail's Party" by Mike Leigh
Question 3
What relation was Mary I of England to Elizabeth I?
A
Niece
B
Stepmother
C
Aunt
D
Half sister
Question 3 Explanation: 
Half sister
Question 4
Which of these is a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system that often impairs the sufferer's motor skills, speech, and other functions, and is characterized by muscle rigidity, tremor, a slowing of physical movement and, in extreme cases, a loss of physical movement?
A
Schizophreniform disorder
B
Alzheimer's disease
C
Asperger syndrome
D
Parkinson's disease
Question 4 Explanation: 
Parkinson's disease
Question 5
In Greek mythology, who rode Pegasus, the flying horse?
A
Perseus
B
The Medusa
C
Icarus
D
Demeter
Question 5 Explanation: 
Perseus
Question 6
What is wrong with someone who suffers from anaemia?
A
They have a broken limb
B
Their cholesterol is high
C
Their red blood cell count is low
D
They have a weak heart
Question 6 Explanation: 
Their red blood cell count is low
Question 7
What is the next in this series:Los Angeles, Seoul, Barcelona, Atlanta?
A
Athens
B
Sydney
C
Beijing
D
London
Question 7 Explanation: 
Sydney
Question 8
What distinguished the ship known as a clipper?
A
Three masts, extra large sail area, projecting bow, narrow streamlined hull
B
Three masts, squat extra-sturdy build
C
Steam-driven paddlewheels
D
Two masts, extra large sail area, provision for steam power
Question 8 Explanation: 
Three masts, extra large sail area, projecting bow, narrow streamlined hull
Question 9
How many red stripes are there on the flag of the U S A?
A
7
B
13
C
6
D
52
Question 9 Explanation: 
7
Question 10
Which people from a currently minority and persecuted faith, having suffered genocide in World War I, and repeated massacres and hostile political regimes, as at 2015 have largely left their homeland?
A
Doukhobors
B
Kurds
C
Suriani
D
Falun Gong
Question 10 Explanation: 
Suriani
Question 11
The Battle of Agincourt in 1415 was fought between which two countries?
A
Denmark and Sweden
B
England and France
C
Germany and Bohemia
D
The Albanian League and the Ottoman Empire
Question 11 Explanation: 
England and France
Question 12
Who co-founded the Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions of the United States and Canada, and then the American Federation of Labor which replaced it when it dissolved?
A
John L. Lewis
B
Uriah Smith Stephens
C
John J. Jarrett
D
Samuel Gompers
Question 12 Explanation: 
Samuel Gompers
Question 13
..........Is the purest form of Iron
A
Wrought Iron
B
Pig Iron
C
Cast Iron
D
Steel
Question 13 Explanation: 
Wrought Iron:wrought iron contains 0.12 to 0.25% carbon and it is the purest form of iron.
Question 14
What is the name of the note that is 1/8 the length of a semi-breve?
A
Quaver
B
Breve
C
Semi-quaver
D
Crochet
Question 14 Explanation: 
Quaver
Question 15
The headquarter of ESCAP Economic and Social Commission for Asia are situated at
A
Bangkok
B
Geneva
C
Santiago (Chile)
D
Baghdad
Question 16
In July 1966 the Musicians' Union banned miming on the UK TV programme "Top of the Pops", but as some bands' attempts to play were inadequate, a specially recorded backing track was permitted as long as..........what?
A
All musicians on the track were simultaneously playing in a back room
B
It was not the same backing track as used on the record itself
C
The backing track was recorded on a different day from the recording on sale
D
All musicians on the track were present in the TV studio
Question 16 Explanation: 
All musicians on the track were present in the TV studio
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