General knowledge quiz 1518

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Who married Ethan Hawke in 1998?
A
Uma Thurman
B
Heidi Klum
C
Astrid Gilberto
D
Agnetha Faltskog
Question 1 Explanation: 
Uma Thurman
Question 2
Which inn at Cheapside near Friday Street (where, it is said, Shakespeare, Johnson and friends met frequently), was destroyed by the Great Fire of London?
A
Mermaid Tavern
B
Queen Victoria Public House
C
Rovers Return
D
The Lazy Shag
Question 2 Explanation: 
Mermaid Tavern
Question 3
Half-Lion:How P.V. Narasimha Rao Transformed India by
A
Vinay Sitapati
B
Duvvari Subbaro
C
Yasser Usman
D
Manish Singh Panwar
Question 3 Explanation: 
Vinay Sitapati:Half-Lion:How P.V. Narasimha Rao Transformed India by Vinay Sitapati.He attempts to give P.V. Narasimha Rao his rightful place in history. Rao was India's PM between 1991 and 1996, and is credited with playing a major role in bringing in the new economic reforms post liberalisation.
Question 4
Sammakka Saarakka Jaathara celebrated in..........
A
West Bengal
B
Telangana
C
Andhra Pradesh
D
Gujarat
Question 4 Explanation: 
Telangana:Sammakka Saralamma Jatara or Medaram Jatara is a tribal festival of honouring the goddesses celebrated in the state of Telangana
Question 5
Who was an R&B musician from Houston, Texas, raised mostly in Los Angeles, California, who, in addition to his successful Grammy Award-winning career as a solo artist, collaborated with many musicians including The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Band, Little Richard, Ray Charles, Eric Clapton, Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash?
A
Nicky Hopkins
B
Billy Preston
C
Ian Stewart
D
Bobby Keys
Question 5 Explanation: 
Billy Preston
Question 6
The earlier name of Zaire was
A
Columbia
B
Czech
C
Domininca
D
Congo
Question 6 Explanation: 
Congo:In 1997 General Laurent Kabila took control of Zaire country and returned it to the name the Democratic Republic of the Congo, which it held prior to 1971.
Question 7
Which rock band's first drummer, Stumpy Pepys, was killed in an obscure gardening accident, their second, Eric Stumpy Joe Childs, died by choking on vomit, and their third died from spontaneous combustion during a concert?
A
The Folksmen
B
The Who
C
The Rutles
D
Spinal Tap
Question 7 Explanation: 
Spinal Tap
Question 8
What is the name for the point on the ecliptic when the sun is at its greatest distance from the equator?
A
Perineum
B
Eclipse
C
Solstice
D
Tropicality
Question 8 Explanation: 
Solstice
Question 9
What is between Malaysia and Singapore?
A
Jade Belt Bridge
B
Straits of Johor
C
Hari River
D
Titiwangsa Mountains
Question 9 Explanation: 
Straits of Johor
Question 10
Emilio Lavazza, who died in February 2010, ran a company which was associated with what product?
A
Chocolate
B
Motor vehicles
C
Sports equipment
D
Coffee
Question 10 Explanation: 
Coffee
Question 11
Sitting Bull was chief of what group?
A
Sioux
B
Mohawk
C
Cheyenne
D
Blackfoot
Question 11 Explanation: 
Sioux
Question 12
Whose film career from 1932 to 1966 included starring roles in films such as "To Catch A Thief", "Arsenic and Old Lace" and "North By North West"?
A
Cary Grant
B
Stewart Granger
C
Rudolph Valentino
D
Errol Flynn
Question 12 Explanation: 
Cary Grant
Question 13
Mixing the colours red and blue results in what colour?
A
Green
B
Purple
C
Yellow
D
Pink
Question 13 Explanation: 
Purple
Question 14
Which Rolling Stones song, a samba which begins "Please allow me to introduce myself, I'm a man of wealth and taste", is also the title of a film directed by Jean-Luc Godard?
A
Sympathy for the Devil
B
Jumpin' Jack Flash
C
Street Fighting Man
D
Paint It Black
Question 14 Explanation: 
Sympathy for the Devil
Question 15
What landlocked, mountainous, Central Asian country is bordered by Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and the People's Republic of China?
A
Kyrgyzstan
B
Afghanistan
C
Azerbaijan
D
Turkey
Question 15 Explanation: 
Kyrgyzstan
Question 16
Which of these people was associated with the band "Boyzone"?
A
Malcolm McLaren
B
Robbie Williams
C
Rod Stewart
D
Stephen Gately
Question 16 Explanation: 
Stephen Gately
There are 16 questions to complete.

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