General knowledge quiz 1637

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which British composer wrote "The Dam Busters March"?
A
Edward Elgar
B
Benjamin Britten
C
Eric Coates
D
Elton John
Question 1 Explanation: 
Eric Coates
Question 2
What influential and at times highly controversial book was published in November 1859?
A
"On the Origin of Species" by Charles Darwin
B
"20, 000 Leagues Under the Sea" by Jules Verne
C
"A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens
D
"The Name of the Rose" by Umberto Eco
Question 2 Explanation: 
"On the Origin of Species" by Charles Darwin
Question 3
What singing game show that premiered on Fox in July 2007 and was confirmed as cancelled in August 2009 where contestants competed to win one million dollars by correctly recalling song lyrics from a variety of genres was hosted by Wayne Brady?
A
Sing, sing, sing
B
Karaoke time!
C
Don't Forget the Lyrics!
D
What was that?
Question 3 Explanation: 
Don't Forget the Lyrics!
Question 4
If you scored a cannon, which game would you be playing?
A
football
B
Billiards
C
Cricket
D
Hockey
Question 5
What physics principle is important in operating a funicular railway?
A
Flotation
B
Inertia
C
Wave theory
D
Counterbalance
Question 5 Explanation: 
Counterbalance
Question 6
Dibru-Saikhowa National Park located in which state?
A
Karnataka
B
Nagaland
C
Maharashtra
D
Assam
Question 7
Loktak Lake is located in..........
A
Karnataka
B
Manipur
C
Sikkim
D
Meghalaya
Question 8
The ground water that occurs when flow of the subterranean water is not confined by the presence of impermeable layers is called
A
unconfined groundwater
B
confined groundwater
C
aquifer
D
artesian
Question 9
How many members are there in the Italian lower house, the Chamber of Deputies?
A
315
B
630
C
577
D
321
Question 9 Explanation: 
630
Question 10
Most of Yellowstone National Park is in which state?
A
Maine
B
Nevada
C
Montana
D
Wyoming
Question 10 Explanation: 
Wyoming
Question 11
Ivan the Terrible was a czar of what country?
A
Yugoslavia
B
Australia
C
France
D
Russia
Question 11 Explanation: 
Russia
Question 12
Geoffrey Rush won an Oscar for Best Actor in 1996 for which of these films?
A
Shine
B
The People vs. Larry Flynt
C
Jerry Maguire
D
The English Patient
Question 12 Explanation: 
Shine
Question 13
Which of these capital cities is on The River Danube?
A
Moscow
B
Lisbon
C
Florence
D
Vienna
Question 13 Explanation: 
Vienna
Question 14
What is the popular name for Sirius, which is 9 light years from Earth?
A
The Dog Star
B
Rigel
C
Betelgeuse
D
Eight Mile
Question 14 Explanation: 
The Dog Star
Question 15
What does anosmia indicate?
A
Impermeable membrane
B
Lack of sense of smell
C
Citizenship of Nosmeh in northwest Iran
D
Deficit of self-awareness
Question 15 Explanation: 
Lack of sense of smell
Question 16
Which of these is the Norse god of thunder?
A
Hoover
B
Thor
C
Aga
D
Sugar
Question 16 Explanation: 
Thor
There are 16 questions to complete.

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