General knowledge quiz 1451

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The terms "Cosa Nostra", the "Camorra" and "The Honoured Society" are used to refer to which group of people?
A
Scientologists
B
YMCA
C
Boy Scouts
D
Mafia
Question 1 Explanation: 
Mafia
Question 2
Which musical includes the characters Jean Valjean, Javert, Fantine, Cosette, eponine, Thenardier, Gavroche, Enjolras, Grantaire and Marius?
A
Martin Guerre
B
Miss Saigon
C
Les Miserables
D
Marguerite
Question 2 Explanation: 
Les Miserables
Question 3
Which of these sports has an event called the "omnium"?
A
Shooting
B
Fencing
C
Cycling
D
Swimming
Question 3 Explanation: 
Cycling
Question 4
Who was a member of the 'Din-i-llahi'?
A
Raja Man Singh
B
Purushottama das
C
Raja Bhaghwan Das
D
Raja Birbal
Question 4 Explanation: 
Raja Birbal:The Din-i-llahi was founded by the Mughal Emperor Akbar in 1582AD. It was adopted by 18 people.Birbal was an hindu brahmin advisor in the court of the Mughal Emperor Akbar.
Question 5
What is a symbol of food and abundance dating back to the 5th century BC, which is classically depicted as a goat's horn filled with fruits and flowers?
A
Alms
B
Amphora
C
Cornucopia
D
Manna
Question 5 Explanation: 
Cornucopia
Question 6
Wright Brothers (Orville and Wilbur) was invented the..........
A
Helicopter
B
Battery
C
Airplane
D
John venn
Question 6 Explanation: 
Airplane:In 1903 the Wright brothers invented the first powered, sustained and controlled airplane flight.
Question 7
Players form scrums in which sport?
A
Tennis
B
Rugby
C
Golf
D
Discus throwing
Question 7 Explanation: 
Rugby
Question 8
By what name is 17th century dramatist Jean Baptiste Poquelin better known?
A
El Greco
B
Emmanuelle
C
Da Vinci
D
Moliere
Question 8 Explanation: 
Moliere
Question 9
Which of these is most likely to be heard at a cricket match?
A
Hows that!?
B
Bully off!
C
Ruck ruck ruck ruck
D
Hole in one!
Question 9 Explanation: 
Hows that!?
Question 10
The meaning of Ektha Sthal is..........
A
Place of Unity
B
Victory Platform
C
Place of Remembrance
D
Garden of peace
Question 10 Explanation: 
Place of Unity:Giani Zail Singh's resting place is called as Ektha Sthal.It has the meaning Place of Unity.It is located in new Delhi.
Question 11
The 2006 Grammy Award for the Best Musical Theatre recording were John Du Prez & Eric Idle (producers & composers) and Eric Idle (lyricist) for which show?
A
Carousel
B
Monty Python's Spamalot
C
My Fair Lady
D
Hair
Question 11 Explanation: 
Monty Python's Spamalot
Question 12
Who developed vaccines against anthrax and rabies?
A
Louis Pasteur
B
Edward Jenner
C
Robert Koch
D
John P. Merril
Question 12 Explanation: 
Louis Pasteur:Louis Pasteur, French chemist and microbiologist who was one of the most important founders of medical microbiology developed vaccines against anthrax and rabies.
Question 13
Who is the governor of Goa?
A
E. S. L. Narasimhan
B
Jagdish Mukhi
C
Om Prakash Kohli
D
None of these
Question 13 Explanation: 
None of these:Mridula Sinha:Capital-Panaji
Question 14
Which English writer wrote "Goodbye To All That", "I, Claudius", "Claudius The God" and "King Jesus"?
A
Graham Greene
B
Robert Graves
C
Charles Groves
D
Richard Burton
Question 14 Explanation: 
Robert Graves
Question 15
The most pleasant elements i.e. summer temperatures rarely above 40$^\circ$ and winters are fairly mild, occur in the
A
tropical mid-latitude zone
B
sub-tropical latitude zone
C
temperature mid-latitude zone
D
sub-temperature latitude zone
Question 16
Which boxer was known as the "Manassa Mauler"?
A
Mike Tyson
B
James J Jeffries
C
Joe Louis
D
Jack Dempsey
Question 16 Explanation: 
Jack Dempsey
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