General knowledge quiz 1479

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of these was an educator, scientist, physician, philosopher, feminist, and humanitarian, and the first early childhood educator to be nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize?
A
Keri Hulme
B
Maria Montessori
C
Annie Lennox
D
Jacqueline du Pre
Question 1 Explanation: 
Maria Montessori
Question 2
Gopal Krishna Gokhale
A
started as a maths teacher and rose to the position of the principal of Ferguson College, Pune
B
founded the servants of India Society
C
served as President of the Indian National Congress in 1905
D
All of the above
Question 3
When Coubertin moved to establish a revived and international Olympic Games at the end of the 19th century his work had forerunners in the UK and in Greece and France. When was the earliest in the UK and what was it called?
A
1612, Cotswold Olympick Games
B
1850, Wenlock Olympian Games
C
1862, Grand Olympic Festival, Liverpool
D
1859, Olympic Games
Question 3 Explanation: 
1612, Cotswold Olympick Games
Question 4
Judith Keppel was the first winner of the top prize on which UK programme?
A
Who Wants To Be a Millionaire?
B
Pop Idol (UK)
C
The Price is Right
D
Deal or No Deal
Question 4 Explanation: 
Who Wants To Be a Millionaire?
Question 5
Germaine de Randamie is a..........
A
Swimmer
B
Weightlifter
C
Kickboxer
D
Bodybuilder
Question 5 Explanation: 
Kickboxer:Germaine de Randamie is a Dutch kickboxer and mixed martial artist of Afro-Surinamese and Dutch descent who competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship
Question 6
Over its thousands of islands Indonesia officially recognises the religions of Christianity (Protestantism and Catholicism), Confucianism, Islam, Hinduism and what other?
A
Baha'i
B
Sikhism
C
Buddhism
D
Shintoism
Question 6 Explanation: 
Buddhism
Question 7
Which ex-husband and wife shared in long-running British TV series 1981-91 and 1997-2011?
A
John and Joyce Nettles
B
Timothy West and Prunella Scales
C
Pearl Carr and Teddy Johnson
D
John Cleese and Connie Booth
Question 7 Explanation: 
John and Joyce Nettles
Question 8
What are the main ingredients of a Waldorf salad?
A
Croutons, parmesan cheese, egg & anchovies
B
Raw apples, celery, grapes & walnuts in mayonnaise
C
Potato, vegetables & meats bound in mayonnaise
D
Yoghurt and cucumber
Question 8 Explanation: 
Raw apples, celery, grapes & walnuts in mayonnaise
Question 9
Amy Jade Winehouse (14 September 1983-23 July 2011) an English singer and songwriter known for her deep contralto vocals and her work in a wdie range of musical genres including R&B, soul and jazz, is recorded as dying from what cause?
A
Grief
B
Alcohol poisoning
C
Leukemia
D
Car accident
Question 9 Explanation: 
Alcohol poisoning
Question 10
What name is used for the index of activity on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange?
A
Hang Seng
B
HKSE
C
FTSE
D
Dow Jones
Question 10 Explanation: 
Hang Seng
Question 11
Who married tennis player John McEnroe in 1986?
A
Vanessa Redgrave
B
Ingrid Bergman
C
Tatum O'Neal
D
Maggie Smith
Question 11 Explanation: 
Tatum O'Neal
Question 12
A NICAD battery has a nickel anode and a cathode made of what?
A
Cadmium
B
Calcium oxide
C
Carbon dioxide
D
Calcium carbonate
Question 12 Explanation: 
Cadmium
Question 13
What did the London Agreement 1949 concern?
A
Hong Kong's relationship to the new People's Republic of China
B
A partition plan for Palestine
C
Effects of Burma's independence
D
Newly republican India's continued membership in the Commonwealth of Nations
Question 13 Explanation: 
Newly republican India's continued membership in the Commonwealth of Nations
Question 14
Which US TV show's theme song, by Judy Hart Angelo & Gary Portnoy, performed by Portnoy, contained the line "Where Everybody Knows Your Name"?
A
Will and Grace
B
Hill Street Blues
C
The Cosby Show
D
Cheers
Question 14 Explanation: 
Cheers
Question 15
The Oceans are spread over..........of the earth's surface
A
80%
B
65%
C
78%
D
71%
Question 15 Explanation: 
71%:The oceans occupy nearly 71% of our planet's surface
Question 16
Juan Antonio Samaranch was the head of which organisation from 1980 to 2001?
A
Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA)
B
International Olympic Committee (IOC)
C
United Nations (UN)
D
Federation Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA)
Question 16 Explanation: 
International Olympic Committee (IOC)
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