General knowledge quiz 1576

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What word refers to theatre that is made up on the spot?
A
Improv
B
Disco
C
Extra
D
Devolve
Question 1 Explanation: 
Improv
Question 2
What was established by the Maastricht Treaty?
A
Copyright laws relating to internet software
B
Spain ceded rule over The Netherlands
C
The European Union
D
A new translation of the Christian Bible
Question 2 Explanation: 
The European Union
Question 3
Which of these was an American baseball player who holds the record for most World Series home runs?
A
Mickey Mantle
B
Mickey Rooney
C
Mickey Mouse
D
Mickey Finn
Question 3 Explanation: 
Mickey Mantle
Question 4
On 1 May 2010, where was a car bomb in a Nissan Pathfinder, which failed to ignite properly, disarmed with no casualties?
A
Times Square, New York City
B
Leicester Square, London
C
Sunset Strip, Los Angeles
D
Champs-elysees, Paris
Question 4 Explanation: 
Times Square, New York City
Question 5
In 1632 the Puritan William Prynne published "Histriomastix", over a thousand pages, showing that what were unlawful, incentives to immorality, and condemned by the scriptures, the fathers, modern Christian writers, and the wisest of the heathen philosophers?
A
Arranged marriages
B
Sculptures
C
Stage plays
D
Charging interest on loans
Question 5 Explanation: 
Stage plays
Question 6
kilohertz is a unit which measures
A
power used by a current of one ampere
B
electromagnetic radio wave frequencies
C
voltage
D
electric resistance
Question 7
In cooking, which of these is a kind of gentle mixing?
A
Folding in
B
Creasing in
C
Ironing in
D
Pleating in
Question 7 Explanation: 
Folding in
Question 8
Which actor was married to actress Joan Plowright?
A
Alec Guinness
B
Laurence Olivier
C
John Mills
D
Brad Pitt
Question 8 Explanation: 
Laurence Olivier
Question 9
At which city was Kai Tak airport replaced by Chek Lap Kok in 1998?
A
Hong Kong
B
Mumbai
C
Singapore
D
Tokyo
Question 9 Explanation: 
Hong Kong
Question 10
When introduced it needed only pencils, grid paper, 2 players and a shield blocking one person's game from the other; which game is it?
A
Cathedral
B
Noughts and crosses (tic-tac-toe)
C
Yahtzee
D
Battleships
Question 10 Explanation: 
Battleships
Question 11
What phrase means "not as young as one was"?
A
Over the hill
B
Up the creek
C
Down the road
D
In the dog box
Question 11 Explanation: 
Over the hill
Question 12
Before the 2016 film "Fences" provided a role in which actress Viola Davis won the Academy Award, BAFTA Award, Critics' Choice Award, SAG Award and Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress, what US TV series (premiering in 2014) also starred the actress?
A
Daredevil
B
Code Black
C
How To Get Away With Murder
D
The Briefcase
Question 12 Explanation: 
How To Get Away With Murder
Question 13
Mother's Day is observed on the..........
A
Second Saturday in May.
B
Second Sunday in May.
C
Third Sunday in May.
D
First Sunday in May.
Question 13 Explanation: 
Second Sunday in May.:Mother's Day is observed the second Sunday in May. It is a time to honor mothers, grandmothers, and great-grandmothers for their contribution to family and society.
Question 14
Which of these is an infectious disease caused by a virus that affects the brain and spinal cord?
A
Poliomyelitis
B
Tetanus
C
Pellagra
D
Rabies
Question 14 Explanation: 
Poliomyelitis
Question 15
Where in the body is Waldeyer's ring?
A
Circling the patella
B
Towards the end of the sigmoid colon
C
At the back of the eyes
D
At the back of the throat
Question 15 Explanation: 
At the back of the throat
Question 16
Which of these led to the execution of Mary Queen of Scots for treason?
A
The Act of Unity
B
The temptation of the Earl of Essex
C
An attempted Spanish invasion
D
Babbington Conspiracy
Question 16 Explanation: 
Babbington Conspiracy
There are 16 questions to complete.

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