General knowledge quiz 1459

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The 6 Brandenburg concertos by Johann Sebastian Bach are widely regarded as among the finest musical compositions of which era?
A
Classical
B
Medieval
C
Renaissance
D
Baroque
Question 1 Explanation: 
Baroque
Question 2
Official Tug o War competitions use specially engineered rope to avoid what?
A
Using ropes which are not eco-friendly
B
Blisters on the contestants' hands
C
Too much weight to pull properly
D
Damage to contestants from breakage
Question 2 Explanation: 
Damage to contestants from breakage
Question 3
Which country has land borders with Norway to the west and Finland to the northeast, and is connected to Denmark by a bridge-tunnel across the oresund?
A
Germany
B
Sweden
C
Poland
D
Estonia
Question 3 Explanation: 
Sweden
Question 4
The book ''President Pranab Mukherjee-A Statesman'' has been published by which of the following?
A
Time of India
B
The Statesman
C
Penguin India
D
The Telegraph
Question 4 Explanation: 
The Statesman:The book ''President Pranab Mukherjee-A Statesman'' has been published by The Statesman, one of India's oldest English-language newspapers. This book, a comprehensive photographic record of India's 13th President, covers Shri Mukherjee's Presidency and documents his various roles including those as a humane first citizen, as a thought-leader, as a patron of educational institutions & the arts and as the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces etc.
Question 5
The ports of Astrakhan and Baku are on which body of water?
A
Lake Baikal
B
Mediterranean Sea
C
Caspian Sea
D
Lake Huron
Question 5 Explanation: 
Caspian Sea
Question 6
Figure skating was first contested as an Olympic sport at the 1908 Summer Olympics in London. There were 5 events:Mens & Ladies singles, Special figures, Mixed pairs, and Ice Dancing. Which country won the most medals (6)?
A
Sweden
B
Great Britain
C
Russia
D
USA
Question 6 Explanation: 
Great Britain
Question 7
The inability or near inability in colour blindness to differentiate between some colours is, in the most common form of it, between red and which other colour?
A
Yellow
B
Blue
C
Green
D
Brown
Question 7 Explanation: 
Green
Question 8
From which one of these is somebody most likely to issue a call to prayer?
A
Minak
B
Minas Tirith
C
Minato tower
D
Minaret
Question 8 Explanation: 
Minaret
Question 9
What town is the setting for the film "It's a Wonderful Life"?
A
Bedford Falls
B
Gosford Park
C
Sleepy Hollow
D
Bangor
Question 9 Explanation: 
Bedford Falls
Question 10
Where and when did Martina Navritolova became the oldest winner of a tennis grand slam titled aged 46?
A
Australian Open, in 2003
B
Wimbledon, in 2010
C
French Open, in 1972
D
US Open, in 2002
Question 10 Explanation: 
Australian Open, in 2003
Question 11
The nickname of Glenn McGrath is what?
A
Ooh Ahh
B
Penguin
C
Big Bird
D
Pigeon
Question 11 Explanation: 
So called because of his skinny legs.
Question 12
When is International Human Solidarity Day celebrated?
A
November 24
B
December 29
C
December 21
D
December 20
Question 12 Explanation: 
20-Dec
Question 13
What is the name of the bay on the shore of which Rio de Janeiro sits?
A
Guanabara Bay
B
Janeiro Bay
C
Villegagnon Bay
D
Niteroi Bay
Question 13 Explanation: 
Guanabara Bay
Question 14
Plain unglazed pottery is often termed as what?
A
Trachea
B
Tahoma
C
Terracotta
D
Tijuana
Question 14 Explanation: 
Terracotta
Question 15
There is an Irish County called..........?
A
Sideways
B
Under
C
Down
D
Over
Question 15 Explanation: 
Down
Question 16
How many times did Geet Sethi win the lBSF World Billiards title?
A
2
B
3
C
4
D
5
There are 16 questions to complete.

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