General knowledge quiz 1431

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
A home for music and intimate performance, well-established in Europe in the 19th century, flourishing in early 20th century, and attended by a wide cross-section of society, sparked a number of films. What was the name for the venue and style?
A
Music hall
B
Soiree
C
Cabaret
D
Savoy
Question 1 Explanation: 
Cabaret
Question 2
The initial parts of which London building were built as a fortress by the Normans, had additions to become a palace and then was used primarily as a prison?
A
Victoria Tower
B
Buckingham Palace
C
Queen's Tower
D
Tower of London
Question 2 Explanation: 
Tower of London
Question 3
Bela Lugosi's most famous role was as who?
A
James Bond
B
Sherlock Holmes
C
Dracula
D
Tarzan
Question 3 Explanation: 
Dracula
Question 4
What world championship, the fourth to date, was held in Germany in August 2015?
A
Aeroplane acrobatics
B
Handbag throwing
C
B.A.S.E. Jumping
D
Wife carrying
Question 4 Explanation: 
Handbag throwing
Question 5
Who said "I never hated a man enough to give him his diamonds back"?
A
Zsa Zsa Gabor
B
Ethel Merman
C
Elizabeth Taylor
D
Diana Dors
Question 5 Explanation: 
Zsa Zsa Gabor
Question 6
Which of the following is the currency of Malawi?
A
Lesotho Loti
B
USD
C
Malawi Kwacha
D
Malawi kuna
Question 7
Which Australian pop singer ended his four year marriage to Katie Price in May 2009?
A
John Farnham
B
Peter Andre
C
Barry Gibb
D
Rolf Harris
Question 7 Explanation: 
Peter Andre
Question 8
What is the acronym developed by the European Union as the geocode standard for referencing the administrative divisions of countries for statistical purposes?
A
NUTS
B
ISO 3166-2
C
FIPS
D
IATA
Question 8 Explanation: 
NUTS
Question 9
Mando is the folk dance originated from which state?
A
Goa
B
Jharkand
C
Maharashtra
D
Gujarat
Question 9 Explanation: 
Goa:Mando is a Goan religious dance, which also has taken a place in the folk dances of the state
Question 10
To whom does the nickname "Dubya" refer?
A
William Wordsworth
B
George W. Bush
C
W C Fields
D
Willy Wonka
Question 10 Explanation: 
George W. Bush
Question 11
Which British sculptor and artist of the 20th century, whose work was said to ''exemplify Modernism'', was made a Dame in 1965 and died aged 72 in a fire in her studio at St Ives, Cornwall, in 1975?
A
Gillian Lowndes
B
Wilhelmina Baldwin
C
Barbara Hepworth
D
Alison Wilding
Question 11 Explanation: 
Barbara Hepworth
Question 12
In biology, what word is given to the change in the genetic material of a population of organisms from one generation to the next?
A
Absolution
B
Devolution
C
Revolution
D
Evolution
Question 12 Explanation: 
Evolution
Question 13
If someone is said to have "kissed the Blarney Stone" what qualities are they being described as having?
A
Dirty teeth
B
Eloquence, or skill at flattery
C
Unrealistic ambitions
D
A love of fairytales
Question 13 Explanation: 
Eloquence, or skill at flattery
Question 14
William Randolph Hearst, Turk Murphy, Wyatt Earp and Joe DiMaggio are buried in cemeteries at Colma, where the dead outnumber the living by thousands to one. Where is Colma?
A
Denver, Colorado
B
Cimmaron County, Oklahoma
C
San Mateo County, California
D
Cheyenne County, Kansas
Question 14 Explanation: 
San Mateo County, California
Question 15
..........is the ore of Calcium
A
Calcium Oxide
B
Lime Stone
C
Calve Rite
D
Calcium Pyrites
Question 15 Explanation: 
Lime Stone:Limestone is a sedimentary rock composed largely of the minerals calcite and aragonite, which are different crystal forms of calcium carbonate (CaCO3). Most limestone is composed of skeletal fragments of marine organisms such as coral, forams and molluscs.
Question 16
Jawaharlal Nehru is the author of..........
A
Bunch of Old Letters
B
The Sunset Club
C
Dark Room
D
Prison Diary
Question 16 Explanation: 
Bunch of Old Letters:The Letters In This Volume, Written By Some Of The Leading Figures Of Our Times, Cover The Three Eventful Decades Leading Up To India S Independence In 1947.
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