General knowledge quiz 1346

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Aniseed is NOT the predominant flavouring of which of these drinks?
A
Sambuca
B
Pastis
C
Arak
D
Orange Safari
Question 1 Explanation: 
Orange Safari
Question 2
Which US TV show, where the star appeared as a fictionalised version of himself with his friends George Costanza, Elaine Benes and Cosmo Kramer, ran for 9 seasons?
A
Letterman
B
Frasier
C
The Fresh Prince of Bel Air
D
Seinfeld
Question 2 Explanation: 
Seinfeld
Question 3
Which of these sauces was invented in China?
A
Bearnaise
B
Tabasco
C
Soy
D
Worcestershire
Question 3 Explanation: 
Soy
Question 4
Where is the Klondike River?
A
Yukon Territory, Canada
B
Alaska, USA
C
British Columbia, Canada
D
Saskatchewan, Canada
Question 4 Explanation: 
Yukon Territory, Canada
Question 5
What is the disease that Stephen Hawking has?
A
Fibrositis
B
Anaemia
C
Arthritis
D
Motor neuron disease
Question 5 Explanation: 
Motor neuron disease
Question 6
The Bill of Rights was passed by the Parliament of England in which century?
A
17th century
B
20th century
C
18th century
D
19th century
Question 6 Explanation: 
17th century
Question 7
What is the next in this sequence:Palatine Hill, Capitoline Hill, Quirinal Hill, Viminal Hill, Esquiline Hill, Caelian Hill, ...?
A
Vatican Hill
B
Aventine Hill
C
Pincian Hill
D
Janiculum Hill
Question 7 Explanation: 
Aventine Hill
Question 8
Where does the beat, or accent, fall in a waltz-time bar of music?
A
The second quaver
B
The first crochet
C
The second dotted crochet
D
The fourth crochet
Question 8 Explanation: 
The first crochet
Question 9
Which 74 year old singer performed most of his 2009 world tour in a dark suit, topped with a black fedora?
A
Billy Ocean
B
Frank Sinatra
C
Neil Young
D
Leonard Cohen
Question 9 Explanation: 
Leonard Cohen
Question 10
What was notable about the jobs held by Ann Hays and Elizabeth Hoisington at the end of May 1970?
A
It was the first time NASA had appointed "Shuttle Director" as a job-share
B
They were the first women fire fighters in the USA
C
They were the first women generals in the US Army
D
They were the first female bishops appointed in the Presbyterian Church
Question 10 Explanation: 
They were the first women generals in the US Army
Question 11
Idi Amin, dictator in Uganda from 1951 to 1960, was a champion in his country in what sport?
A
Boxing
B
Synchronised swimming
C
Curling
D
Skiing
Question 11 Explanation: 
Boxing
Question 12
The Kambalakonda Wildlife Sanctuary is located in
A
Kerala
B
Andhra Pradesh
C
Tamil Nadu
D
Karnataka
Question 12 Explanation: 
Andhra Pradesh:The Kambalakonda Wildlife Sanctuary is a forest located near Visakhapatnam. It is under the control of Andhra Pradesh Forest Department
Question 13
Singer Katie Melua is a naturalised British subject. Where was she born?
A
Republic of Georgia
B
Vietnam
C
Hong Kong
D
India
Question 13 Explanation: 
Republic of Georgia
Question 14
The representatives of how many countries are party to the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change?
A
10
B
20
C
195
D
55
Question 14 Explanation: 
195
Question 15
William Wordsworth wrote several of his best known works while living where?
A
Dartmoor
B
The Lake District
C
Scottish Highlands
D
Norfolk Broads
Question 15 Explanation: 
The Lake District
Question 16
After Gianni Versace died, Donatella Versace, formerly vice-president, stepped in as creative director of Versace. What relation is she to Gianni?
A
His wife
B
His mother
C
His sister
D
His niece
Question 16 Explanation: 
His sister
There are 16 questions to complete.

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