General knowledge quiz 160

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Who, after splitting from a long term girlfriend in 2008, briefly dated actress Kate Hudson, and in 2012 was dating Serbian tennis star Ana Ivanovic?
A
Richard Branson
B
Roger Federer
C
Adam Scott
D
Silvio Berlusconi
Question 1 Explanation: 
Adam Scott
Question 2
Udaipur nickname is..........
A
Lake city
B
White city
C
Pink City
D
Both 1 and 2
Question 2 Explanation: 
Both 1 and 2:Lake city and white city is nickname of Udaipur.The lakes of the city being interconnected form a lakesystem which supports and sustains the ground water recharge. Udaipur, the white pearl of Rajasthan, is situated in the land of Kings where royalty is a way of life
Question 3
When is the original version of the statue Mannekin Pis thought to have been built?
A
1619
B
1388
C
1965
D
1820
Question 3 Explanation: 
1388
Question 4
How many orbits of the earth did John Glenn make in Mercury-Atlas 6 in 1962?
A
1
B
3
C
17.5
D
8
Question 4 Explanation: 
3
Question 5
What is the name of the pop and jazz singer who passed away recently in California, US?
A
Bruce McCandless
B
Keely Smith
C
Johnny Hallyday
D
Robbie Malinga
Question 5 Explanation: 
Keely Smith
Question 6
To investigate his theories of the diaspora of South American peoples, who sailed in a balsa raft called Kon Tiki across the Pacific Ocean in 1947?
A
James Cook
B
Thor Heyerdahl
C
James Chichester
D
Roald Amundsen
Question 6 Explanation: 
Thor Heyerdahl
Question 7
How many signs of the Zodiac are human?
A
6
B
5
C
4
D
2
Question 7 Explanation: 
4
Question 8
What was a notable event at the 1990 Australian Open tennis tournament?
A
World number 9 John McEnroe was disqualified in his 4th round match
B
Steffi Graf achieved the Golden Slam
C
The tournament was held for the first time at Flinders Park, later Melbourne Park.
D
The tournament was played for the first time on hard court instead of lawn
Question 8 Explanation: 
World number 9 John McEnroe was disqualified in his 4th round match
Question 9
Dame Barbara Hepworth is known mainly for her work in sculpture but later in her career was known for work in what other medium?
A
Polystyrene puppets
B
Water colour landscapes
C
Lithography
D
Glass
Question 9 Explanation: 
Lithography
Question 10
Which is almost exclusively the food of the caterpillar of the Monarch Butterfly?
A
Moth Vine
B
Pumpkin
C
Hoya
D
A swan plant or a milkweed
Question 10 Explanation: 
A swan plant or a milkweed
Question 11
The singer Kimbra who featured on the Record of the Year for 2012 was born and grew up where?
A
UK
B
Australia
C
New Zealand
D
USA
Question 11 Explanation: 
New Zealand
Question 12
Who was awarded the first Rajiv Gandhi National Sadhavana Award?
A
Archarya Tulsi
B
Dr. J. Rengaswamy
C
J. R. D Tata
D
Mother Teresa
Question 13
The Chuckchi Sea washes the shores of which two countries?
A
Greenland and the USA
B
Indonesia and Australia
C
Vanuatu and the Solomon Islands
D
Russia and the USA
Question 13 Explanation: 
Russia and the USA
Question 14
He is a playwright, screenwriter, film director and essayist with a Pulitzer Prize (1984) and Tony and Oscar award nominations; he is married to singer-songwriter Rebecca Pidgeon; what is his name?
A
Arthur Miller
B
David Mamet
C
Alan Ayckbourn
D
Alan Bennett
Question 14 Explanation: 
David Mamet
Question 15
In south-west Bolivia the Potosi desert has what nick-name internationally?
A
The Gobi of the West
B
Salvador Dali
C
Atacama
D
Potto
Question 15 Explanation: 
Salvador Dali
Question 16
What flower is the English rugby team emblem?
A
Rose
B
Lily
C
Nasturtium
D
Thistle
Question 16 Explanation: 
Rose
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