General knowledge quiz 1537

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which piece of music was composed by Tchaikovsky to commemorate the defeat of Napoleon I?
A
The Marseillaise
B
1812 Overture
C
Moonlight Sonata
D
Brandenburg Concerto
Question 1 Explanation: 
1812 Overture
Question 2
Who was the first soccer player to win 100 caps for England?
A
Billy Wright
B
Bobby Charlton
C
George Best
D
Bobby Moore
Question 2 Explanation: 
Billy Wright
Question 3
In the acronym PAL, used in the television industry, what does the "L" stand for?
A
Line
B
Limit
C
Look
D
Learn
Question 3 Explanation: 
Line
Question 4
What name is given to a 25th wedding anniversary?
A
Tungsten
B
Gold
C
Platinum
D
Silver
Question 4 Explanation: 
Silver
Question 5
..........was the Nawab of Bengal during Battle of Plassey
A
Ghaseti Begum
B
Alivardi Khan
C
Siraj-ud-duala
D
Mir Jafar
Question 5 Explanation: 
Siraj-ud-duala:The Battle of Plassey was a decisive victory of the British East India Company over the Nawab of Bengal. Mirza Muhammad Siraj ud-Daulah more commonly known as Siraj ud-Daulah (1733-July 2, 1757), was the last Nawab of Bengal
Question 6
Which of these is not an alternative name for a game of dice for one or more players, mostly played in a group of two to four where traditionally a counting box is used with tiles numbered 1 to 9, known as Klackers, Zoltan box, Batten down the Hatches or High Rollers?
A
Shut the Box
B
Ludo
C
Tric-Trac
D
Canoga
Question 6 Explanation: 
Ludo
Question 7
Which of the following was jailed for two months in February 1949 for smoking marijuana?
A
Orson Welles
B
Ronald Reagan
C
James Mason
D
Robert Mitchum
Question 7 Explanation: 
Robert Mitchum
Question 8
What is a "billet doux"?
A
Ballet move
B
Love letter
C
Waistcoat
D
Return ticket
Question 8 Explanation: 
Love letter
Question 9
Which of the following is the headquarters of International Financial Services Centre (IFSC)?
A
London
B
Geneva
C
Dublin
D
Washington DC
Question 10
Which of these is a traditional English word for someone who makes shoes?
A
Schuman
B
Cobbler
C
Footman
D
Schumacher
Question 10 Explanation: 
Cobbler
Question 11
If a field is 25 metres square, what is the length of the perimeter?
A
20 metres
B
100 metres
C
.5 kilometre
D
1 centimetre
Question 11 Explanation: 
20 metres
Question 12
Who was Prime Minister of Great Britain at the end of World War I?
A
Stanley Baldwin
B
Andrew Bonar Law
C
David Lloyd George
D
Herbert Asquith
Question 12 Explanation: 
David Lloyd George
Question 13
Edward I of England defeated whose forces at Falkirk on 22 July 1298?
A
Robert Bruce
B
William Wallace
C
Robert Burns
D
Bonny Prince Charlie
Question 13 Explanation: 
William Wallace
Question 14
What temperature scale is referenced to absolute zero (i.e. where there is the theoretical absence of all thermal energy)?
A
Fahrenheit
B
Celsius
C
Kelvin
D
Rankine
Question 14 Explanation: 
Kelvin
Question 15
Where is the forest cover known as taiga likely to be found?
A
Across the north of North America, Alaska, Eurasia and Russia
B
At the equator
C
Across north China
D
Central Africa
Question 15 Explanation: 
Across the north of North America, Alaska, Eurasia and Russia
Question 16
What does the classification "K-1" mean in canoe competition?
A
Kayak with a V-shaped hull
B
The longest kayak allowed by the rules of the competition
C
Closed canoe holding one person
D
Kayak with a symmetrical hull profile
Question 16 Explanation: 
Closed canoe holding one person
There are 16 questions to complete.

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