General knowledge quiz 1540

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
In 2010, Veera Musikapong, Abhisit Vejjajiva, Khattiya Sawasdiphol, Suthep Thaugsuban, Prompong Nopparit, Colonel Sansern Kaewkamnerd, Natthawut Saikua and Buranaj Smutharaks were prominent in the politics of which country?
A
Thailand
B
Vietnam
C
Cambodia
D
China
Question 1 Explanation: 
Thailand
Question 2
What is the next in this series:Das Rheingold (The Rhinegold), Die WalkUre (The Valkyrie), Siegfried, ...?
A
Die Meistersinger von NUrnberg (The Mastersinger of Nuremberg)
B
Der fliegende Hollander (The Flying Dutchman)
C
Gotterdammerung (The Twilight of the Gods)
D
Die Feen (The Fairies)
Question 2 Explanation: 
Gotterdammerung (The Twilight of the Gods)
Question 3
The record for which sport was 15.54 metres in 1909 and 21.89 metres at the 2012 Olympics?
A
Javelin
B
Men's shot put
C
High jump
D
Triple jump
Question 3 Explanation: 
Men's shot put
Question 4
What or who is a gongoozler?
A
A person who threads a loom for weaving
B
An inquisitive person who stands staring for prolonged periods at something happening
C
A person who operates a canal lock
D
Someone who makes an unwelcome pass at a woman
Question 4 Explanation: 
An inquisitive person who stands staring for prolonged periods at something happening
Question 5
Walter Gropius is associated with what activity?
A
Painting
B
Sculpture
C
Fashion
D
Architecture
Question 5 Explanation: 
Architecture
Question 6
The "galop" from Offenbach's "Orphee aux Enfers" is generally associated with what?
A
British royal coronations
B
Can can
C
Hitler's most publicised Nuremberg rally
D
The funeral of Ronald Reagan
Question 6 Explanation: 
Can can
Question 7
Bhadla solar park is located in which state?
A
Rajasthan
B
Maharashtra
C
Odisha
D
Karnataka
Question 7 Explanation: 
Rajasthan
Question 8
What best describes the majority of land in Peru?
A
Coastal marshland
B
Foothills and flat land covered with jungle, east of the Andes mountain range
C
Desert
D
Mountains
Question 8 Explanation: 
Foothills and flat land covered with jungle, east of the Andes mountain range
Question 9
The community development programme was launched in..........
A
1952
B
1965
C
1970
D
1985
Question 9 Explanation: 
1952:The community development programme was launched on a pilot basis in 1952 to provide for a substantial increase in the country's agricultural programme, and for improvements in systems of communication, in rural health and hygiene, and in rural education and also to initiate and direct a process of integrated culture change aimed at transforming the social and economic life of villagers.
Question 10
The Joad family appear in which novel and 1940 film directed by John Ford?
A
The Railway Children
B
Huckleberry Finn
C
Pickwick Papers
D
The Grapes of Wrath
Question 10 Explanation: 
The Grapes of Wrath
Question 11
Who had a hit record in 1990 with "U Can't Touch This"?
A
FC Crowbar
B
DC Screwdriver
C
MC Hammer
D
OC Spanner
Question 11 Explanation: 
MC Hammer
Question 12
Who was the songwriter and main driving force behind The Streets?
A
Mike Skinner
B
Michael Stipe
C
Tom DeLonge
D
Damon Albarn
Question 12 Explanation: 
Mike Skinner
Question 13
The total population divided by available arable land area is referred to as
A
Population density
B
Nutritional density
C
Agricultural density
D
Industrial density
Question 13 Explanation: 
Population density (in agriculture:standing stock and standing crop) is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume; it is a quantity of type number density.
Question 14
If someone has been swinged what is most likely to be the case?
A
They have failed to decide what to do
B
They have been severely beaten or punished
C
They have been suspended and set in motion
D
They have drunk more than they can cope with and are comatose
Question 14 Explanation: 
They have been severely beaten or punished
Question 15
Camelot was the legendary court of whom?
A
Ozymandias
B
Atilla the Hun
C
King Arthur
D
Kublai Khan
Question 15 Explanation: 
King Arthur
Question 16
Radiocarbon dating technique is used to estimate the age of
A
rocks
B
monuments
C
soil
D
fossils
There are 16 questions to complete.

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