General knowledge quiz 1436

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What long-running US TV series from the 1980s returned in June 2012, after a 21 year break?
A
Bewitched
B
Gunsmoke
C
Hill Street Blues
D
Dallas
Question 1 Explanation: 
Dallas
Question 2
The city of Venice is on which sea?
A
Dead
B
Tasman
C
Red
D
Adriatic
Question 2 Explanation: 
Adriatic
Question 3
What function does an operculum have in a snail?
A
Closes the shell's opening when the soft parts of the snail are pulled inside
B
Enables the snail to absorb oxygen
C
Cuts up the snail's food
D
Excretes unwanted material
Question 3 Explanation: 
Closes the shell's opening when the soft parts of the snail are pulled inside
Question 4
Who wrote the musical "Give My Regards To Broadstreet"?
A
Paul McCartney
B
John Lennon
C
Ringo Starr
D
George Harrison
Question 4 Explanation: 
Paul McCartney
Question 5
A truant is someone who stays away from what?
A
Church
B
School
C
Chocolate
D
Fights
Question 5 Explanation: 
School
Question 6
Which Chinese dynasty ruled from the 14th to the 17th century?
A
Ping
B
Ming
C
Lung
D
Sang
Question 6 Explanation: 
Ming
Question 7
What is the word for a male turkey?
A
Bull
B
Buck
C
Stag
D
Tom
Question 7 Explanation: 
Tom
Question 8
How, it is generally agreed, did John Wilkes Booth (who assassinated Abraham Lincoln) die?
A
He was killed by soldiers in northern Virginia
B
He was hanged in Washington, D.C., on 7 July 1865
C
He was run over by a stagecoach
D
He drowned at sea while escaping to Cuba
Question 8 Explanation: 
He was killed by soldiers in northern Virginia
Question 9
What type of instrument is a "celeste"?
A
Keyboard
B
String
C
Woodwind
D
Brass
Question 9 Explanation: 
Keyboard
Question 10
In 1858 Rowland Macy established a new store named "R. H. Macy & Company", where it stayed on the same site for nearly forty years, in which city?
A
Paris
B
London
C
San Francisco
D
New York
Question 10 Explanation: 
New York
Question 11
The Matterhorn is on the border between which two countries?
A
Spain and Portugal
B
Switzerland and Italy
C
Chile and Argentina
D
Canada and the USA
Question 11 Explanation: 
Switzerland and Italy
Question 12
A device which is used to limit the current in an electrical circuit is called..........
A
Capacitor
B
Resistor
C
Invertor
D
Fuse
Question 12 Explanation: 
Fuse:Fuses and breakers limit the current which can flow in a circuit
Question 13
Which of these British Prime mInisters was the oldest when first elected?
A
Margaret Thatcher
B
Winston Churchill
C
Tony Blair
D
John Major
Question 13 Explanation: 
Winston Churchill
Question 14
The name of Geoff Bycott is associated with which of the following games?
A
Cricket
B
Golf
C
Swimming
D
Boxing
Question 15
What was the nickname of snooker player Ray Riordan?
A
Yeti
B
Frankenstein
C
Dracula
D
Incredible Hulk
Question 15 Explanation: 
Dracula
Question 16
What is the subject matter of the occasional TV series "Luther", starring the actor Idris Elba?
A
Domestic romantic drama
B
Religious history
C
Crime detection
D
Dog training
Question 16 Explanation: 
Crime detection
There are 16 questions to complete.

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