General knowledge quiz 1710

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of these UK TV series does not include a real life husband and wife among its lead actors?
A
Dr Who-the 2008 episode of the Dr's daughter
B
New Tricks (2003-now)
C
The Borrowers (1993)
D
Afterlife (2005-6)
Question 1 Explanation: 
Afterlife (2005-6)
Question 2
What rock is where the "Pilgrim Fathers" are said to have landed in North America in 1620?
A
Plymouth
B
Heavy
C
Kraut
D
Folk
Question 2 Explanation: 
Plymouth
Question 3
The Tagus River runs through which capital city?
A
Florence
B
Lisbon
C
Moscow
D
Belgrade
Question 3 Explanation: 
Lisbon
Question 4
Which of these was a 19th century painting by Goya?
A
The Colossus
B
The Titan
C
The Giant
D
The Cyclops
Question 4 Explanation: 
The Colossus
Question 5
Which pope was elected in 1414, ending the situation where there were multiple Popes?
A
Alexander V
B
Martin V
C
John XXIII
D
Boniface IX
Question 5 Explanation: 
Martin V
Question 6
..........is the only person, who won the Election of the President as an independent candidate in 1969.
A
R Venkataraman
B
Pranab Mukherjee
C
BD Jatti
D
V.V.Giri
Question 6 Explanation: 
V.V.Giri:V.V.Giri is the only person, who won the Election of the President as an independent candidate in 1969.
Question 7
What does "pro forma" mean?
A
A norm or formality
B
Forever
C
The same as above
D
There are forms for everything
Question 7 Explanation: 
A norm or formality
Question 8
The Grand Prince of Moscow who was crowned Tsar when aged 16 on 16 January 1547, became known as whom?
A
Harold the Horrible
B
Alexander the Odoriferous
C
Ivan the Terrible
D
William the Small
Question 8 Explanation: 
Ivan the Terrible
Question 9
Quinsy affects which part of the human body?
A
Tonsils
B
Legs
C
Lungs
D
Appendix
Question 9 Explanation: 
Tonsils
Question 10
Where is the Sonoran desert?
A
Central Australia
B
North Africa
C
Near Tibet
D
On the US-Mexican border
Question 10 Explanation: 
On the US-Mexican border
Question 11
Charity and Mercy Pecksniff appear in which novel by Charles Dickens?
A
Oliver Twist
B
Martin Chuzzlewit
C
Pickwick papers
D
The Old Curiosity Shop
Question 11 Explanation: 
Martin Chuzzlewit
Question 12
Of the approximately 13% of its land that Brazil has recognised for its indigenous population, almost all lies where?
A
The Amazon basin
B
The Pantanal wetlands
C
The Cerrado savannahs
D
The Caatinga scrubland
Question 12 Explanation: 
The Amazon basin
Question 13
Cheruthoni Dam on Cheruthoni river is located in which state?
A
Tamil Nadu
B
Karnataka
C
Punjab
D
Kerala
Question 13 Explanation: 
Kerala
Question 14
The publication of which book by Salman Rushdie led to threats on his life by Ayatollah Khomeini?
A
Midnight's Children
B
The Satanic Verses
C
Shame
D
The Jaguar Smile
Question 14 Explanation: 
The Satanic Verses
Question 15
What type of material is silicon?
A
Wood
B
Element
C
Compound
D
Gas
Question 15 Explanation: 
Element
Question 16
The first recording sighting of the Australian mainland and landfall by a European, was in 1606 by whom?
A
Arthur Phillip
B
William Dampier
C
James Cook
D
Willem Janszoon
Question 16 Explanation: 
Willem Janszoon
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