General knowledge quiz 1428

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Who wrote the music for the song "Smile", a hit for Nat King Cole in 1954 that was recorded by Michael Jackson for his 1995 double album "HIStory:Past, Present and Future, Book I"?
A
Cole Porter
B
Charlie Chaplin
C
Irving Berlin
D
Richard Rodgers
Question 1 Explanation: 
Charlie Chaplin
Question 2
What George Pullman invented?
A
Sleeping (railway) car
B
Airship
C
Box car (railway)
D
Air brakes
Question 2 Explanation: 
Invented in 1857.
Question 3
Burge Al Arab Hotel, built in the shape of a sail, is where? SP
A
Abu Dhabi
B
Dubai
C
Qatar
D
Saudi Arabia
Question 3 Explanation: 
Dubai
Question 4
Which country did long distance runner Emil Zatopek represent?
A
Czechoslovakia
B
Austria
C
Finland
D
Romania
Question 4 Explanation: 
Czechoslovakia
Question 5
Where is a bobbit worm found?
A
In alpine meadows
B
In marshland
C
In coral reefs or the ocean floor
D
By the sea
Question 5 Explanation: 
In coral reefs or the ocean floor
Question 6
The "http" you type at the beginning of any site's address stands for...
A
HTML Transfer Technology Process
B
Hyperspace Terms and Tech Protocol
C
Hyperspace Techniques & Tech Progress
D
Hyper Text Transfer Protocol
Question 7
To whom was David Rizzio the secretary, when he was stabbed to death by her husband, Lord Darnley in 1566 at Holyrood House, Edinburgh?
A
Mary Queen of Scots
B
Queen Victoria
C
Queen Elizabeth I
D
Flora McDonald
Question 7 Explanation: 
Mary Queen of Scots
Question 8
Lieutenant General Aman Andom, Crown Prince Asfaw Wossen, Brigadier General Tafari Benti, Major Mengistu Haile Mariam and Major Atnafu Abate were involved in the politics of which country between 1974 and 1987?
A
Syria
B
Egypt
C
Ethiopia
D
Somalia
Question 8 Explanation: 
Ethiopia
Question 9
Which is the only, as at 2012, unit in the International System of Units still directly defined by an artefact?
A
Kilogram
B
Metre
C
Second (time)
D
Mole
Question 9 Explanation: 
Kilogram
Question 10
What is Lanzarotti?
A
A type of cabbage
B
A type of pasta
C
One of the Canary Islands
D
A type of rock
Question 10 Explanation: 
One of the Canary Islands
Question 11
For what sport is the Cresta Run, built in Switzerland in 1884, used?
A
Skiing
B
Sled racing
C
Luge racing
D
Ice body surfing
Question 11 Explanation: 
Sled racing
Question 12
What is called the "Madame Jeanette"?
A
The Dainty Lady statue
B
A Caribbean goat
C
A garrotte
D
A type of chili pepper
Question 12 Explanation: 
A type of chili pepper
Question 13
Aeta are an indigenous people live in which country?
A
Australia
B
Japan
C
Philipines
D
China
Question 13 Explanation: 
Philipines:The Aeta or Agta, are an indigenous people who live in scattered, isolated mountainous parts of the island of Luzon, the Philippines
Question 14
How many players in each team of Polo?
A
8
B
6
C
5
D
4
Question 14 Explanation: 
4:A polo team is made up of four polo players. The four players on each team are assigned positions, designated by the numbers from 1 to 4
Question 15
Which golfer was named as Sports Illustrated's Sportsman of the Year in 1996?
A
Lynx Copse
B
Leopard Thicket
C
Lion Forest
D
Tiger Woods
Question 15 Explanation: 
Tiger Woods
Question 16
Which of these is a green liqueur invented in a monastery?
A
Curacao
B
Kahlua
C
Creme de Cacao
D
Benedictine
Question 16 Explanation: 
Benedictine
There are 16 questions to complete.

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