General knowledge quiz 1544

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
In April 2013 Rana Plaza in Dhaka, Bangladesh, caught world attention for what?
A
A political demonstration at which 120 Muslim protesters were killed
B
A major fire in a shopping mall, thought to be started by terrorists, and over 65 deaths
C
Collapse of a building containing five clothing factories, and the death of over 1, 100 workers
D
An art installation of 5, 000 people in swan costume
Question 1 Explanation: 
Collapse of a building containing five clothing factories, and the death of over 1, 100 workers
Question 2
What number, on the Ph scale, represents "neutral"?
A
0
B
7
C
10
D
5
Question 2 Explanation: 
7
Question 3
In which sea is the country of Grenada?
A
Pacific Ocean
B
Caribbean
C
Red Sea
D
Caspian
Question 3 Explanation: 
Caribbean
Question 4
..........is a famous festival in Tripura
A
Samba Dashami
B
Rengma Ngadah
C
Garia Puja
D
Mailara Jaatre
Question 4 Explanation: 
Garia Puja:Garia Puja is a carnival of the ethnic tribal and is usually celebrated with a dance concert at the end. The majority of the tribal in Tripura follow the Shakti cult but the rest worship Lord Vishnu with heart and soul till today
Question 5
The 2017 Global Investors' Summit (GIS) was held in which city of Jharkhand on February 16-17, 2017?
A
Ranchi
B
Jamshedpur
C
Dhanbad
D
Bokaro Steel City
Question 5 Explanation: 
The two day Global Investors' Summit (GIS) 2017 was held at Khelgaon in Ranchi, Jharkhand from February 16-17, 2017 with the brand name 'Momentum Jharkhand'.
Question 6
What were the Quebec Nordiques known for?
A
Icebreaking
B
Ice cream
C
Ice hockey
D
Ice sculpture
Question 6 Explanation: 
Ice hockey
Question 7
In Billy Wilder's film "Sunset Boulevard", in which Gloria Swanson often said the line, "All right, Mr DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up", who played Cecil B DeMille?
A
Gary Cooper
B
Victor Mature
C
Cecil B DeMille
D
Charlton Heston
Question 7 Explanation: 
Cecil B DeMille
Question 8
Which of these was a TV series starring Ronnie Barker?
A
Open All Hours
B
Shut Today
C
Early Closing
D
Back In Ten Minutes
Question 8 Explanation: 
Open All Hours
Question 9
The Tyrol is a region in which mountain range?
A
Pyrenees
B
Alps
C
Rockies
D
Andes
Question 9 Explanation: 
Alps
Question 10
Why is the America's Cup so called?
A
The winning boat in the first race was skippered by Captain America
B
The contest was originally intended to be between US and UK boats
C
The race was first hosted by the New York Yacht Club
D
The first race for the trophy was won by the "America"
Question 10 Explanation: 
The first race for the trophy was won by the "America"
Question 11
In 1483, who was appointed the first grand inquisitor of the Spanish Inquisition?
A
Savonarola
B
Torquemada
C
Rasputin
D
Saladin
Question 11 Explanation: 
Torquemada
Question 12
What is the world's largest inland body of water?
A
Lake Baikal
B
Mediterranean Sea
C
Caspian Sea
D
Garabogazkol Aylagy
Question 12 Explanation: 
Caspian Sea
Question 13
Verdigris is the name for the green deposit formed after exposure to air on what metal?
A
Copper
B
Tin
C
Iron
D
Magnesium
Question 13 Explanation: 
Copper
Question 14
Which author, born in Boston Massachusetts, wrote "Nature", "Representative Men" and "English Treats"?
A
Ralph Vaughan Williams
B
Ralph Waldo Emerson
C
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
D
Ernest Hemingway
Question 14 Explanation: 
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Question 15
Who, at 95 years of age, supposedly waved the Union flag out of the window of her house in Frederick, Maryland while Stonewall Jackson's troops were passing, and is the subject of a 1864 poem:"Shoot, if you must, this old gray head, But spare your country's flag, " she said."?
A
Barbara Stanwyck
B
Betsy Ross
C
Barbara Fritchie
D
Barbara Bush
Question 15 Explanation: 
Barbara Fritchie
Question 16
Depending on the region, what is the period from about 3200 BCE to 500 BCE known as?
A
Stone Age
B
Bronze Age
C
Tin Age
D
Iron Age
Question 16 Explanation: 
Bronze Age
There are 16 questions to complete.

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