General knowledge quiz 1494

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The Sundance Film Festival, that began in 1978 as the Utah/US Film Festival, is for what type of films?
A
Documentaries
B
Films made by people living outside the USA
C
New work from independent filmmakers
D
Short films
Question 1 Explanation: 
New work from independent filmmakers
Question 2
Who is the author of Until the Lions:Echoes from the Mahabharata?
A
Karthika Nair
B
Indra Sinha
C
Jayakandan
D
Joelle Jolivet.
Question 2 Explanation: 
Karthika Nair:In Until the Lions:Echoes from Mahabharata, Karthika Nair retells the Mahabharata through multiple voices.
Question 3
Who was the last of these to win an Oscar?
A
Spencer Tracy
B
Anthony Hopkins
C
Marlon Brando
D
Jack Nicholson
Question 3 Explanation: 
Anthony Hopkins
Question 4
Dante, Boccaccio, Petrarch and Giotto were based in what city in the first half of the 14th century?
A
Rome
B
Florence
C
Paris
D
Turin
Question 4 Explanation: 
Florence
Question 5
When was the current theme for the BBC television programme Top Gear first released on an album?
A
2000
B
1976
C
1973
D
1977
Question 5 Explanation: 
1973
Question 6
The Sugar Plum Fairy has a dance in which of these ballets?
A
Swan Lake
B
The Nutcracker
C
Sleeping Beauty
D
Pineapple Poll
Question 6 Explanation: 
The Nutcracker
Question 7
Which comic strip written and illustrated by Bill Watterson, first run from 1985 to 1995, follows the antics of a precocious six-year-old boy and his sardonic stuffed tiger?
A
Calvin and Hobbes
B
Doonesbury
C
The Far Side
D
Dennis the Menace
Question 7 Explanation: 
Calvin and Hobbes
Question 8
Mutesa I (1835-1884), Mwanga II (1867-1903), Daudi Chwa II (1896-1939) & Sir Edward Mutesa II (1924-1969), four previous kabakas (kings of Buganda), are buried at which UNESCO World Heritage Site?
A
The Kasubi Tombs
B
Kakadu
C
The Valley of the Kings
D
Deir el-Medina
Question 8 Explanation: 
The Kasubi Tombs
Question 9
What natural ice 1, 212.5 metre (3, 978 ft) long racing sled run in the Swiss town of St. Moritz, based on a river, was built in 1884?
A
Cresta Run
B
Tour de Corse
C
Le Douze Kilometres
D
Donington
Question 9 Explanation: 
Cresta Run
Question 10
Who won the men's singles title of the Swedish Open Junior International Series 2018, in Uppsala, Sweden?
A
Akhilesh Das Gupta
B
Bukit Jalil
C
Stefen Peter
D
Siddharth Pratap Singh
Question 10 Explanation: 
Siddharth Pratap Singh won the men's singles title of the Swedish Open Junior International Series 2018, in Uppsala, Sweden. Siddharth Singh won over Denmark's Christophersen 21-15, 21-11 in the finals and won the men's singles title of the Swedish Open Junior International Series 2018. Siddharth Singh is 19 years old. He hails from Raipur. This was his first international title. This was the first time he played outside Asia.
Question 11
Which king of Egypt abdicated in favour of his infant son in July 1952?
A
Faisal
B
Faud II
C
Farouk
D
Falange
Question 11 Explanation: 
Farouk
Question 12
In which US state are the Catskill Mountains?
A
New York
B
Delaware
C
North Dakota
D
New Hampshire
Question 12 Explanation: 
New York
Question 13
Phulwari ki Nal Wildlife Sanctuary located in which state?
A
Nagaland
B
Maharashtra
C
Mizoram
D
Uttar Pradesh
Question 14
A magnetron is in which common household appliance?
A
Electric blanket
B
Microwave oven
C
Television
D
Blender
Question 14 Explanation: 
Television
Question 15
A 1973 James Bond film was entitled "Live and Let... " what?
A
Spy
B
Fly
C
Sigh
D
Die
Question 15 Explanation: 
Die
Question 16
At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, Lee Chang-hwan of Korea broke the Olympic Record with a score of 117 points (though he didn't win a medal for it) in what sport?
A
Archery
B
Wrestling
C
Tae Kwan Do
D
Diving
Question 16 Explanation: 
Archery
There are 16 questions to complete.

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