General knowledge quiz 166

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Tippani is a famouse dance in which state?
A
Haryana
B
Gujarat
C
Uttar Pradesh
D
Meghalaya
Question 1 Explanation: 
Gujarat:This dance is one of the patterns of the virile dance types of the folk dance in Gujarat.Tippani Dance is a dance form of the manual worker.
Question 2
The play "The Mousetrap" by Agatha Christie ran at the New Ambassadors Theatre in London's West End from 25 November 1952 until Saturday 23 March 1974, when it immediately transferred to which theatre next door, reopening on Monday 25 March?
A
Shaftesbury Theatre
B
St Martin's Theatre
C
London Palladium
D
Theatre Royal, Drury Lane
Question 2 Explanation: 
St Martin's Theatre
Question 3
From 1946 to 1970, the Jules Rimet Trophy was awarded to the winner of what competition?
A
World Polo Championship
B
The FIFA World Cup (Soccer)
C
Rowing World Cup
D
FINA (Swimming) World Cup
Question 3 Explanation: 
The FIFA World Cup (Soccer)
Question 4
Who founded the 1960s R 'n' B group "Steam Packet" with vocalist Rod Stewart and went on to form "Trinity", who Julie Driscoll sometimes sang with?
A
Alan Price
B
Georgie Fame
C
Graham Bond
D
Brian Auger
Question 4 Explanation: 
Brian Auger
Question 5
In which of these countries is sign language for the deaf recognised as an official language?
A
New Zealand
B
England
C
Australia
D
Canada
Question 5 Explanation: 
New Zealand
Question 6
What surgery most benefits from the Trendelenburg position?
A
On the kidney
B
On the abdomen and genitourinary system
C
Brain surgery
D
Reversing dislocation in a shoulder
Question 6 Explanation: 
On the abdomen and genitourinary system
Question 7
What is a musical term for "slowing down"?
A
Adagio
B
Largo
C
Rallentando
D
Presto
Question 7 Explanation: 
Rallentando
Question 8
Which English-born sculptor is best known for his abstract monumental bronze sculptures, usually depicting mother-and-child or reclining figures, that are pierced or contain hollow spaces?
A
Alexander Calder
B
Sir Jacob Epstein
C
David Smith
D
Henry Moore
Question 8 Explanation: 
Henry Moore
Question 9
What sport is played with mallets with handles 52 in long, on a field measuring 300 x 160 yards?
A
Quoits
B
Croquet
C
Softball
D
Polo
Question 9 Explanation: 
Polo
Question 10
In May 1909, Oscar Slater was sentenced to death for murder and released in 1928 with Pound 6, 000 compensation. People who campaigned for his release included William Roughead (who published his "Trial of Oscar Slater" in 1910), William Park (who published his "The Truth about Oscar Slater" in 1927) and by which other author who published "The Case of Oscar Slater" in 1912?
A
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
B
Charles Dickens
C
Mark Twain
D
Jane Austen
Question 10 Explanation: 
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Question 11
A chronometer measures
A
colour contrast
B
sound waves
C
time
D
water waves
Question 12
The Rhine, the Mississippi and the Amazon are all what type of geographical feature?
A
Canals
B
Mountains
C
Oceans
D
Rivers
Question 12 Explanation: 
Rivers
Question 13
What famous picture was stolen from its frame in the Louvre in 1911, was recovered in Florence and returned in 1913?
A
The Night Watch
B
Mona Lisa
C
Guernica
D
Woman Going Downstairs
Question 13 Explanation: 
Mona Lisa
Question 14
What colour are female Hainan gibbons?
A
Strawberry
B
Silver
C
White
D
Dark blue black
Question 14 Explanation: 
Strawberry
Question 15
What device removes a pilot from an aircraft in an emergency?
A
Spring stool
B
Propelled bench
C
Shot chair
D
Ejector seat
Question 15 Explanation: 
Ejector seat
Question 16
She was the daughter of a gospel singer, first cousin to Dionne Warwick, close to Aretha Franklin, won NACCP Best Actress for a 1996 film whose soundtrack which she performed which became the best-selling gospel album in history. Who was she?
A
Whitney Houston
B
Amy Winehouse
C
Mahalia Jackson
D
Roberta Flack
Question 16 Explanation: 
Whitney Houston
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