General knowledge quiz 1351

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The US Masters golf tournament started in 1934. How many left handers won in the first 70 tournaments?
A
4
B
3
C
None
D
2
Question 1 Explanation: 
2
Question 2
The Australian city of Perth, the capital of Western Australia, is on which river?
A
Derwent
B
Yarra
C
Torrens
D
Swan
Question 2 Explanation: 
Swan
Question 3
What is the world's largest international hospitality education institution with 29 schools on 5 continents?
A
ecole des trois gourmandes
B
Le cordon bleu
C
French Culinary Institute
D
Open University, UK
Question 3 Explanation: 
Le cordon bleu
Question 4
Where are the terms "flight", "paddle" and "lock" used?
A
Pottery
B
Aircraft design
C
Archery
D
Canals
Question 4 Explanation: 
Canals
Question 5
Which of these is a British entrepreneur and inventor of the slim-line electronic pocket calculator in 1972 and the ZX Spectrum series of computers in the late 1970s and early 1980s?
A
Clive Sinclair
B
Harry Lime
C
Dick Smith
D
Harvey Norman
Question 5 Explanation: 
Clive Sinclair
Question 6
A US Federal holiday observed on the third Monday of January each year marks what date?
A
The assassination of Abraham Lincoln
B
The inauguration of George Washington as first president of the USA
C
The end of the American Civil War
D
The birth of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Question 6 Explanation: 
The birth of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Question 7
According to the saying, something that is better than ideal is the what?
A
Ant's ankles
B
Bee's knees
C
Fly's elbows
D
Flea's wrists
Question 7 Explanation: 
Bee's knees
Question 8
The Wimbledon tennis tournament that takes place annually in late June and early July runs for how long?
A
Three weeks
B
Two weeks
C
Ten days
D
Fifteen days
Question 8 Explanation: 
Two weeks
Question 9
By the time his Olympic career ended in 1960, who had won more Olympic medals than any other fencer?
A
Sergei Diaghileff
B
James Gandolfini
C
Edoardo Mangiarotti
D
Marco Pierre White
Question 9 Explanation: 
Edoardo Mangiarotti
Question 10
According to Greek legend, the Sirens threw themselves into the sea and turned into rocks due to the beautiful singing of whom?
A
Orpheus
B
Carreras
C
Diana
D
Jason
Question 10 Explanation: 
Orpheus
Question 11
Rayon is chemically
A
cellulose
B
pectin
C
glucose
D
amylase
Question 12
Which of these islands is a territory of Australia?
A
Madagascar
B
Easter Island
C
Christmas Island
D
Madeira
Question 12 Explanation: 
Christmas Island
Question 13
What creature is on the flag of Bhutan?
A
Elephant
B
Eagle
C
Dragon
D
Lion
Question 13 Explanation: 
Dragon
Question 14
Which English general medical practitioner is known to have killed at least 218 of his patients, and was caught when he became unexpectedly a beneficiary in the will of Kathleen Grundy?
A
Mark Chapman
B
George Chapman
C
Robert Maudsley
D
Harold Shipman
Question 14 Explanation: 
Harold Shipman
Question 15
At which event is milk, not champagne, the celebration drink?
A
Tour de France
B
America's Cup
C
Indianapolis 500
D
Kentucky Derby
Question 15 Explanation: 
Indianapolis 500
Question 16
The rising young star, lead in the 'Hunger Games" series, is who?
A
Jennifer Aniston
B
Jeniifer Lawrence
C
Jennifer Connelly
D
Jennifer Lopez
Question 16 Explanation: 
Jeniifer Lawrence
There are 16 questions to complete.

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