General knowledge quiz 1381

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Where were the first modern Olympic Games held, from 6 to 15 April 1896?
A
London, England
B
Paris, France
C
St. Louis, Missouri, U S A
D
Athens, Greece
Question 1 Explanation: 
Athens, Greece
Question 2
Nick name of Dhanbad is
A
Sandal Wood city
B
Rock Fort City
C
White city
D
Coal Capital of India
Question 2 Explanation: 
Coal Capital of India:Dhanbad is famous for its coal mining, has some of the largest mines in India and is called Coal Capital of India
Question 3
Sacha Baron Cohen created which character which first appeared on "The Eleven O'Clock Show" on Channel 4 in Great Britain on 8 September 1998?
A
Bruno
B
Jay Z
C
Borat Sagdiyev
D
Ali G
Question 3 Explanation: 
Ali G
Question 4
Mahabalipuram was established by..........
A
Cheras
B
Cholas
C
Pallavas
D
Pandyans
Question 4 Explanation: 
Pallavas:The city of Mahabalipuram was largely developed by the Pallava king Narasimhavarman I in the 7th Century
Question 5
Hyderabad was founded by..........in 1724
A
Murshid Quil Khan
B
Nizam-ul-Mulk
C
Haider Ali
D
Tipu Sultan
Question 5 Explanation: 
Nizam-ul-Mulk:The state of Hyderabad was founded by Nizam-ul-Mulk Asaf Jah in 1724. He was one of the leading nobles of the post-Aurangzeb era.
Question 6
Barbara Vine is another writing name for which author?
A
Charles Dickens
B
P D James
C
Ngaio Marsh
D
Ruth Rendell
Question 6 Explanation: 
Ruth Rendell
Question 7
What was the first name of de Gaulle, the first President of the French Fifth Republic from 1959 to 1969?
A
Jaques
B
Charles
C
Henri
D
Claude
Question 7 Explanation: 
Charles
Question 8
Which character has inspired plays by Christopher Marlowe, W. S. Gilbert, Gertrude Stein, Paul Valery & Vaclav Havel, operas by Berlioz, Gounod, Busoni, Prokofiev & Stravinsky and music by Schubert, Wagner, Schumann, Liszt, Mussorgsky & Mahler?
A
Beowulf
B
Cyrano de Bergerac
C
Gilgamesh
D
Faust
Question 8 Explanation: 
Faust
Question 9
Which place, used by Russians in 1814 to bombard Paris, became a popular entertainment area in the 19th and 20th centuries, outside the city limits, free of Paris taxes (and where the local nuns made wine)?
A
Montmorency
B
Montmartre
C
Montparnasse
D
Issy-les-Moulineaux
Question 9 Explanation: 
Montmartre
Question 10
Which of the following rivers flow through Ayodhya?
A
Sabarmati
B
Saryu
C
Savitri
D
Sharavathi
Question 10 Explanation: 
Saryu
Question 11
Which city is also known as Cultural city?
A
Guntur
B
Rajamundry
C
Patiala
D
Palanpur
Question 11 Explanation: 
Rajahmundry:Rajahmundry is called the Cultural capital of Andhra Pradesh, is also referred to as the 'Born City Rajahmundry is a beautiful city located in Andhra Pradesh and is known the city of 'poets
Question 12
The World longest bridge was situated in which country?
A
China
B
UK
C
Singapore
D
Spain
Question 12 Explanation: 
China:The Danyang-Kunshan Grand Bridge is the world's longest bridge. It is a 164.8-kilometre (102.4 mi) long viaduct on the Beijing-Shanghai High-Speed Railway.
Question 13
What were Ronnie Hazlehurst and Ron Grainer in connection with the UK TV series, respectively, "Only Fools and Horses" and "The Prisoner"?
A
Scriptwriters
B
Producers
C
Supporting actors
D
Composers of the theme music
Question 13 Explanation: 
Composers of the theme music
Question 14
What was the occupation of the character played by Maggie Smith in "The Prime Of Miss Jean Brodie"?
A
Parking attendant
B
Teacher
C
Author
D
Nurse
Question 14 Explanation: 
Teacher
Question 15
What was the fate of Mary Queen of Scots in Donizetti's opera "Maria Stuarda"?
A
She goes mad and commits suicide
B
She was stabbed to death by her lover
C
She was beheaded
D
She died of consumption
Question 15 Explanation: 
She was beheaded
Question 16
The ozone layer restricts
A
visible light
B
infrared radiation
C
x-rays and gamma rays
D
ultraviolet radiation
There are 16 questions to complete.

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