General knowledge quiz 1498

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Who were the stars of the 1945 film "Brief Encounter"?
A
Cary Grant & Jean Simmons
B
Trevor Howard & Celia Johnson
C
Laurence Olivier & Deborah Kerr
D
Peter Sellers & Katharine Hepburn
Question 1 Explanation: 
Trevor Howard & Celia Johnson
Question 2
Manjeet Singh represented India in 2012 London Olympics. He is related with
A
Swimming
B
Shooting
C
Hockey
D
Boxing
Question 2 Explanation: 
Boxing:Manjeet Singh represented India in Rowing-Men's Lightweight Double Sculls in the 2012 London Olympics
Question 3
The Florida Marlins won the baseball World Series in 2005. When had they last won it?
A
2004
B
1917
C
1950
D
1985
Question 3 Explanation: 
1917
Question 4
Whose life was the 2004 film "Ray" about?
A
Sugar Ray Robinson
B
Ray Charles
C
Raymond Burr
D
Raymond Mays
Question 4 Explanation: 
Ray Charles
Question 5
Which snooker player, nicknamed "The Grinder", in 1980 became the first player from outside the United Kingdom to win the world snooker championship?
A
Perrie Mans
B
Ken Doherty
C
Eddie Charlton
D
Cliff Thorburn
Question 5 Explanation: 
Cliff Thorburn
Question 6
Which was the sole supplier of tires to Formula One racing cars for the 2007 to 2010 seasons?
A
Bridgestone
B
Michelin
C
Pirelli
D
Dunlop
Question 6 Explanation: 
Bridgestone
Question 7
In 2012 and again in 2015 the term Grexit became current. What country does it refer to?
A
Grenada
B
Greece
C
Germany
D
Georgia
Question 7 Explanation: 
Greece
Question 8
Which city, originally a monastic settlement founded by Saint Finbarr in the 6th century, built on the River Lee, became a major point of Irish emigration to North America after the Great Irish Famine in the 1840s?
A
Stoppa
B
Cork
C
Khap
D
Bungh
Question 8 Explanation: 
Cork
Question 9
What is the capital of Kyrgyzstan?
A
Tirane
B
Conakry
C
Tallinn
D
Bishkek
Question 10
Which of these was an English graphic designer who made his mark with graphic images for the Beatles and Apple Corps, and whose ground-breaking work was in the 1960s and 1970s?
A
Aubrey Beardsley
B
Robert Mapplethorpe
C
Alan Aldridge
D
Annie Leibovitz
Question 10 Explanation: 
Alan Aldridge
Question 11
What weapon is associated with Darth Vader?
A
Light sabre
B
Hunting knife
C
Musket
D
Bow and arrow
Question 11 Explanation: 
Light sabre
Question 12
When was the National Health Service (NHS), to provide good free healthcare for all United Kingdom citizens, launched?
A
1951
B
1920
C
1960
D
1948
Question 12 Explanation: 
1948
Question 13
In which year was the first robbery for which it is known that Jesse James was responsible, of the Davies's County Savings Association in Gallatin, Missouri, during which Jesse shot and killed the cashier, Captain John Sheets?
A
1815
B
1722
C
1869
D
1925
Question 13 Explanation: 
1869
Question 14
Who wrote "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures"?
A
Florence Nightingale
B
Agnes Baden-Powell
C
Mary Baker Eddy
D
Phoebe Buffay
Question 14 Explanation: 
Mary Baker Eddy
Question 15
The Novel 'The Sellout' is authored by whom?
A
Paul Bowles
B
Alan Paul
C
Paul Beauty
D
Jessie paul
Question 15 Explanation: 
Paul Beauty:The Sellout is a 2015 novel by Paul Beatty published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux.
Question 16
Which of these is a deliberate pause that breaks up a long line of verse?
A
Metonymy
B
Bathos
C
Caesura
D
Acute
Question 16 Explanation: 
Caesura
There are 16 questions to complete.

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