General knowledge quiz 1343

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which one of these characters is from the TV series "ER"?
A
Dr Chris Warner
B
Dr Elizabeth Corday
C
Dr McCoy
D
Dr Cuddy
Question 1 Explanation: 
Dr Elizabeth Corday
Question 2
The phrase "up and under" is associated with which sport?
A
Darts
B
Rugby union
C
Hockey
D
Croquet
Question 2 Explanation: 
Rugby union
Question 3
..........is the first planet to have been discovered by the use of a telescope
A
Venus
B
Saturn
C
Earth
D
Uranus
Question 3 Explanation: 
Uranus:Uranus is the seventh planet from the Sun. It's not visible to the naked eye, and became the first planet discovered with the use of a telescope.
Question 4
Who has been married to actress Patricia Arquette (1995 to 2001), singer/songwriter Lisa Marie Presley (daughter of Elvis Presley, 2002 to 2004) and is now married to former waitress Alice Kim, with whom he has a son, Kal-El?
A
Leonard Nimoy
B
Brad Pitt
C
Matthew Perry
D
Nicholas Cage
Question 4 Explanation: 
Nicholas Cage
Question 5
Saga Dawa is related to
A
J & K
B
Sikkim
C
Gujarat
D
Haryana
Question 5 Explanation: 
Sikkim:Saga Dawa is one amongst the holiest festivals of the Buddhists. Saga Dawa also known as the Triple Blessed Festival is one of the most important and holiest Buddhist festivals in Sikkim
Question 6
Who, with his crew, was credited as being the first person to circumnavigate the continents of North and South America, including a transit of the Northwest Passage?
A
Sir John Franklin
B
Roald Amundsen
C
Captain Buchan
D
Sir Robert McClure
Question 6 Explanation: 
Sir Robert McClure
Question 7
On a standard dartboard, what is immediately to the right of the number 20?
A
5
B
1
C
19
D
7
Question 7 Explanation: 
1
Question 8
Who won all the Grand Slam major tennis tournaments in 1970?
A
Billie Jean King
B
Margaret Court
C
Doris Hart
D
Martina Navratilova
Question 8 Explanation: 
Margaret Court
Question 9
In 1963, US President Kennedy sanctioned a coup d'etat in which country to overthrow Ngo Dinh Diem, the Roman Catholic President, by his own army generals?
A
Pakistan
B
Singapore
C
Iran
D
South Vietnam
Question 9 Explanation: 
South Vietnam
Question 10
Kylie Minogue played Charlene Robinson in what soap opera?
A
Emmerdale
B
Coronation Street
C
Neighbours
D
Dallas
Question 10 Explanation: 
Neighbours
Question 11
Where was the siege of the Alamo?
A
New Jersey
B
California
C
Vermont
D
Texas
Question 11 Explanation: 
Texas
Question 12
Which is the missing country in the sequence:Angola, Congo, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, Cameroon?
A
Democratic Republic of the Congo
B
Benin
C
Togo
D
Ghana
Question 12 Explanation: 
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Question 13
Why did Washington cross the Delaware to Trenton on the night of 25 December 1776?
A
To visit his family on Christmas night
B
To attack British troops
C
To finish his Christmas shopping
D
To retreat from British troops
Question 13 Explanation: 
To attack British troops
Question 14
London's Shaftesbury Avenue is known for what type of establishment?
A
Men's tailors
B
Museums
C
Dress shops
D
Theatres
Question 14 Explanation: 
Theatres
Question 15
Which of the following is a pair names of the same game?
A
Soccer-Football
B
Golf-Polo
C
Billiards-Carrom
D
Volleyball-Squash
Question 16
Who is the next in this series:John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Aaron Burr, George Clinton, Elbridge Gerry...?
A
Martin Van Buren
B
Daniel D. Tompkins
C
John C. Calhoun
D
William R. King
Question 16 Explanation: 
Daniel D. Tompkins
There are 16 questions to complete.

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