General knowledge quiz 1434

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
On which island is the port of Heraklion?
A
Sicily
B
Cyprus
C
Crete
D
Malta
Question 1 Explanation: 
Crete
Question 2
What is someone waving in a well-known music hall song, "The boy I love is... a'wavin' of his..."?
A
Handkerchee
B
Hat
C
Posy
D
Hand
Question 2 Explanation: 
Handkerchee
Question 3
After the First World War where did the German Empire adopt a new constitution?
A
Prussia
B
Versailles
C
Locarno
D
Weimar
Question 3 Explanation: 
Weimar
Question 4
What is the iron-containing oxygen-transport metalloprotein in the red blood cells of vertebrates?
A
Plasma
B
Glucose
C
Platelets
D
Haemoglobin
Question 4 Explanation: 
Haemoglobin
Question 5
Who played Neil, the hippie, clinically depressed, pacifist, vegetarian and environmentalist who is victimised by other housemates in the UK TV series "The Young Ones"?
A
Rik Mayall
B
Adrian Edmondson
C
Nigel Planer
D
Christopher Ryan
Question 5 Explanation: 
Nigel Planer
Question 6
According to William Congreve's play "The Mourning Bride" (1697) what "has charms to soothe a savage breast"?
A
Jewellery
B
Music
C
Poetry
D
A singalong around the piano
Question 6 Explanation: 
Music
Question 7
A "beat" is a physical area allocated to whom?
A
Butcher
B
Actor
C
Executioner
D
Policeman
Question 7 Explanation: 
Policeman
Question 8
Who was the 7th and last King of Rome?
A
Julius Caesar
B
Servius Tullius
C
Lucius Brutus
D
Tarquinius Superbus
Question 8 Explanation: 
Tarquinius Superbus
Question 9
What was the name of the ship used by Edward Teach, known as Blackbeard, an English pirate who operated around the West Indies and the east coast of the American colonies from 1717 to 1718?
A
Old Ironsides
B
Resolution
C
Queen Anne's Revenge
D
Ranger
Question 9 Explanation: 
Queen Anne's Revenge
Question 10
Edward the Confessor was crowned King of England in which century?
A
11th
B
14th
C
17th
D
19th
Question 10 Explanation: 
11th
Question 11
How much amount has been proposed in the Union Budget 2017-18 for the welfare of Scheduled Tribes?
A
Rs. 45, 922 crores
B
Rs. 31, 920 crores
C
Rs. 23, 250 crores
D
Rs. 29, 175 crores
Question 11 Explanation: 
The allocation for Scheduled Tribes has been increased to Rs. 31, 920 crores and for Minority Affairs to Rs. 4, 195 crores
Question 12
Ravel's "Bolero", pop music riffs and (often) suspense music in film soundtracks are examples of what?
A
Repeated obbligato
B
Sostenuto
C
Persistent cadence
D
Ostinato
Question 12 Explanation: 
Ostinato
Question 13
How many letters are there in the Hebrew alphabet?
A
43
B
22
C
26
D
32
Question 13 Explanation: 
22
Question 14
Which of these events occurred during the Crimean War?
A
The Seige of Sevastopol
B
The Battle of the Somme
C
The Seige of Troy
D
The Battle of Midway
Question 14 Explanation: 
The Seige of Sevastopol
Question 15
At the 1976 Summer Olympics, who was the only female competitor not to have a sex test?
A
Princess Anne of the UK
B
Nadia Comaneci of Romania
C
Nellie Kim of the Soviet Union
D
Luann Ryon of the USA
Question 15 Explanation: 
Princess Anne of the UK
Question 16
Which war, which lasted for ten years, was fought between Agamemnon and Menelaus on one side and Priam on the other?
A
The War of Spanish Succession
B
First Punic War
C
Trojan War
D
The Battle of Thermopylae
Question 16 Explanation: 
Trojan War
There are 16 questions to complete.

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