General knowledge quiz 1504

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Who, through his company, owns copyright to all the songs written by Buddy Holly, and publishing rights to the musicals "Guys and Dolls", "A Chorus Line" and "Grease"?
A
Andrew Lloyd Webber
B
Stephen Sondheim
C
Paul McCartney
D
Tim Rica
Question 1 Explanation: 
Paul McCartney
Question 2
What was the title of Gracie Field's autobiography?
A
Old Man River
B
Sing as we go
C
The White Cliffs of Dover
D
What an Aspidistra!
Question 2 Explanation: 
Sing as we go
Question 3
Which of the following is an example of primary batteries?
A
Nickel-Cadmium battery
B
Lead storage battery
C
Dry cell
D
All of these
Question 3 Explanation: 
Dry cell:A primary battery is a portable voltaic cell that is not rechargeable. Ex-Dry cell
Question 4
Who created the character of Doctor Finlay in the British TV series (1962-1971) "Dr Finlay's Casebook"?
A
TK Samuels
B
J B Priestley
C
G K Chesterton
D
A J Cronin
Question 4 Explanation: 
A J Cronin
Question 5
The first meeting of the UN General Assembly was held in which of the following cities?
A
London
B
New York
C
San Francisco
D
Teheran
Question 6
"Massacre in Korea", a 1951 expressionistic painting by Pablo Picasso which is seen as a criticism of American intervention in the Korean war is drawn from the painting "The Third of May 1808", which shows Napoleon's soldiers executing Spanish civilians, by whom?
A
Francisco Goya
B
El Greco
C
Henri Rousseau
D
Paul Gauguin
Question 6 Explanation: 
Francisco Goya
Question 7
LeBron James, Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade play what sport professionally for the Miami Heat?
A
Basketball
B
American Football
C
Baseball
D
Ice hockey
Question 7 Explanation: 
Basketball
Question 8
NABARD is the apex institution of..........
A
Rural Credit
B
Urban Credit
C
Reconstructive Credit
D
Health Credit
Question 8 Explanation: 
Rural Credit:National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) is an apex development bank in India, having headquarters in Mumbai (Maharashtra) and other branches are all over the country.
Question 9
Two of its cones are considered extinct while the third, Kibo, is only dormant and sports gas fumeroles. Which mountain is it?
A
Popocatepetl, Mexico
B
Fujiyama, Japan
C
Tongariro, New Zealand
D
Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
Question 9 Explanation: 
Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
Question 10
What name is given to the HQ of the USA's Department of Defence?
A
The Rhombus
B
The Pentagon
C
The Square
D
The Triangle
Question 10 Explanation: 
The Pentagon
Question 11
Suhelwa Wildlife Sanctuary located in which state?
A
Nagaland
B
Maharashtra
C
Mizoram
D
Uttar Pradesh
Question 12
Why do American Airlines Flights 11 and 77 and United Airlines Flights 93 and 175 feature in the history of the USA?
A
The "9/11" terrorist attacks
B
Commercial flights used by George W Bush when Air Force One had engine failure
C
The first flights from the newly-named Los Angeles International Airport in 1949
D
The first flights to land at New York Municipal Airport (now LaGuardia) when it opened in 1939
Question 12 Explanation: 
The "9/11" terrorist attacks
Question 13
What was the occupation of the George Eliot character of Silas Marner?
A
Weaver
B
Cobbler
C
Gamekeeper
D
Ostler
Question 13 Explanation: 
Weaver
Question 14
What can describe a phlegmatic person?
A
Even-tempered
B
A person with a throaty cough
C
Excited
D
A student of Greek
Question 14 Explanation: 
Even-tempered
Question 15
What name did Ferdinand Joseph LaMothe perform under?
A
King Oliver
B
Dizzy Gillespie
C
Jelly Roll Morton
D
Prince
Question 15 Explanation: 
Jelly Roll Morton
Question 16
It was a highly popular music hall song in 1910, a signature tune of Harry Champion, and was revived and popularised by Joe Brown and by Herman's Hermits, and is...?
A
I'm Henery the Eighth, I am
B
My Old Man Said Follow the Van
C
Where Did You Get That Hat
D
Burlington Bertie From Bow
Question 16 Explanation: 
I'm Henery the Eighth, I am
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