General knowledge quiz 1563

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Chinese poet Ai Qing is closely related to which of these?
A
Journalist, Gitta Sereny
B
Writer, Jung Chang
C
Artist, Ai Weiwei
D
Manga, Ai Yori Aoshi
Question 1 Explanation: 
Artist, Ai Weiwei
Question 2
..........is the first bank to introduce biodegradable gift cards in India
A
Yes Bank
B
SBI
C
Axis Bank
D
BoI
Question 2 Explanation: 
Axis Bank
Question 3
Which of these is an artist born in Mexico?
A
Salvador Dali
B
Diego Rivera
C
Helio Castroneves
D
Hugo Chavez
Question 3 Explanation: 
Diego Rivera
Question 4
Iron Maiden, Saxon, Def Leppard, Van Halen, Led Zeppelin and Black Sabbath are associated with what style of music?
A
Country
B
Jazz
C
Heavy metal
D
Opera
Question 4 Explanation: 
Heavy metal
Question 5
Who wrote the song "I Get a Kick Out of You"?
A
Joni Mitchell
B
Stevie Wonder
C
Cole Porter
D
George Gershwin
Question 5 Explanation: 
Cole Porter
Question 6
In terms of world tennis what is considered a complete Grand Slam?
A
Winning the French Open, the Australian Open and Wimbledon
B
Winning all four of the Majors
C
Winning both Wimbledon and the US Open
D
Winning all four of the Majors in one calendar year
Question 6 Explanation: 
Winning all four of the Majors in one calendar year
Question 7
On which dates in the Gregorian calendar do places on earth currently have approximately 12 hours of day and 12 hours of night?
A
11 January and 15 June
B
21 December and 22 June
C
20 March and 21 September
D
25 March and 29 December
Question 7 Explanation: 
20 March and 21 September
Question 8
What item of apparel was invented by Ellery Chun, a Hawaiian clothing merchant, in 1931?
A
String bikini
B
Muumuu
C
Aloha shirt
D
Capri pants
Question 8 Explanation: 
An Aloha shirt is a brightly colored tropical print shirt that is a popular souvenir of Hawaii.
Question 9
What did Jacuzzi, an Italian immigrant to the USA, invent?
A
Whirlpool bidets
B
Bubble bath
C
Low-flow shower heads
D
A pump to enable a whirlpool to be created in a bath
Question 9 Explanation: 
A pump to enable a whirlpool to be created in a bath
Question 10
Motorcycle riders attempt to impress judges with routines on a course consisting of multiple jumps of varying lengths and angles that generally occupy one to two acres (.4 to.8 hectares) in what sport?
A
BMX
B
Scrambling
C
Motorcycle trial
D
Freestyle Motocross
Question 10 Explanation: 
Freestyle Motocross
Question 11
Where is the headquarters of Nordic Investment Bank?
A
Helsinki, Finland
B
Frankfurt, Germany
C
Geneva, Switzerland
D
Dublin, Ireland
Question 11 Explanation: 
Helsinki, Finland Explanation:Head-Lars Eibeholm
Question 12
In what long-running UK television documentary series have specialists Mick Aston, Francis Pryor and Phil Harding regularly appeared?
A
Coast
B
Time Team
C
The Tale of English
D
The Science of Stupid
Question 12 Explanation: 
Time Team
Question 13
What is Julia Gillard's profession?
A
Supermodel
B
Athlete
C
Politician
D
Singer
Question 13 Explanation: 
Politician
Question 14
What is the maximum number of individual players for Ludo?
A
6
B
4
C
10
D
2
Question 14 Explanation: 
4
Question 15
Which of these is a double-reed instrument with a range of over 3 1/2 octaves?
A
Shawm
B
Oboe
C
Bassoon
D
Clarinet
Question 15 Explanation: 
Bassoon
Question 16
What would one use a spurtle for?
A
Increasing the speed of a launched missile
B
Stirring porridge
C
Reinforcing a cockerel's spur
D
Stitching a tapestry
Question 16 Explanation: 
Stirring porridge
There are 16 questions to complete.

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