General knowledge quiz 1658

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
How many US Presidents have been assassinated by being shot?
A
3
B
4
C
2
D
1
Question 1 Explanation: 
4
Question 2
The fastest planet in the Solar system is..........
A
Venus
B
Saturn
C
Mercury
D
Uranus
Question 2 Explanation: 
Mercury:Mercury is the closest planet to the sun. The surface of Mercury can reach temperatures of 460 degrees Celsius. Mercury is the fastest-moving planet in the solar system
Question 3
In September 1905 the government of New South Wales, Australia, voted to buy 1, 000 miles of netting in attempt to control what?
A
Aborigines
B
Rabbits
C
Dingoes
D
Frogs
Question 3 Explanation: 
Rabbits
Question 4
On a Monopoly board, what is the symbol for the electric company?
A
TV set
B
Lightning bolt
C
Toaster
D
Light bulb
Question 4 Explanation: 
Light bulb
Question 5
How many ODI matches had Farokh Engineer played throughout his career?
A
5
B
10
C
15
D
9
Question 5 Explanation: 
He played 5 ODI matches with his highest being 54 not out.
Question 6
What is the meaning of "corpus delicti"?
A
Heavenly body
B
Evidence to prove that a crime occurred, needed before someone can be convicted of committing it
C
A particular Italian recipe for preparing and cooking beef
D
A term used in the Catholic Church in relation to Holy Communion
Question 6 Explanation: 
Evidence to prove that a crime occurred, needed before someone can be convicted of committing it
Question 7
What was the real first name of "Paul" of "Peter, Paul, and Mary"?
A
Simon
B
Noel
C
Harold
D
Brad
Question 7 Explanation: 
Noel
Question 8
What was the capital of the Inca Empire from 1438 to 1532 which, at its peak, dominated a territory that included (from north to south) Ecuador, part of Colombia, the northern half of Chile, and the north-west part of Argentina, and (from west to east) from Bolivia to the Amazonian forests and Peru?
A
Canberra
B
Brasilia
C
Cuzco
D
Lesotho
Question 8 Explanation: 
Cuzco
Question 9
What was the confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union that was at its peak in October 1962?
A
The Berlin Airlift
B
The building of the Berlin Wall
C
The Cuban Missile Crisis
D
Results of the Olympic 10, 000 metre race
Question 9 Explanation: 
The Cuban Missile Crisis
Question 10
Which of these is a daily British newspaper?
A
The Guardian
B
The Sentry
C
The Protector
D
The Aegis
Question 10 Explanation: 
The Guardian
Question 11
Solar eclipse will take place when
A
the sun is between the moon and the earth
B
the earth is between the moon and the sun
C
the moon is between the sun and the earth
D
the moon does not lie on the line joining the sun and the earth
Question 12
Which entertainer uses various names, including "Puff Daddy", "P. Diddy" and "Diddy"?
A
Shawn Corey Carter
B
Sean Combs
C
Sam Rhansum
D
Snoop Dogg
Question 12 Explanation: 
Sean Combs
Question 13
According to a 2009 adventure family film starring Ashley Tisdale, Carter Jenkins, Robert Hoffman, Henri Young, Regan Young and Austin Butler, "The aliens are" where?
A
In The Attic
B
Under the bed
C
In the refrigerator
D
In the basement
Question 13 Explanation: 
In The Attic
Question 14
Which of these was not a film of a Shakespearean play directed by Laurence Olivier and featuring himself, made in the 1940s and 1950s?
A
Henry V
B
Hamlet
C
Richard III
D
Macbeth
Question 14 Explanation: 
Macbeth
Question 15
The two main branches of the River Nile are known as what?
A
White and Blue
B
Black and Indigo
C
Black and Chartreuse
D
Red and Grey
Question 15 Explanation: 
White and Blue
Question 16
Which fabulous animal is attested to by Pliny around 77 AD, Aristotle around 350 BC and the Bible?
A
Unicorn
B
Minotaur
C
Hydra
D
Moa
Question 16 Explanation: 
Unicorn
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