General knowledge quiz 1711

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which nation established the first settlement in what is now South Africa at Table Bay in 1652?
A
Spain
B
Portugal
C
England
D
Holland
Question 1 Explanation: 
Holland
Question 2
Stephen Sondheim's musical "Sunday in the Park With George" was inspired by a painting by whom?
A
Monet
B
Pissarro
C
Toulouse-Lautrec
D
Seurat
Question 2 Explanation: 
Seurat
Question 3
Which of these films does not include reference to events on 11 September 2001?
A
Reign Over Me
B
The Guys
C
Public Enemies
D
Tiger Cruise
Question 3 Explanation: 
Public Enemies
Question 4
..........is the outermost and the thinnest layer of the Earth
A
Core
B
Mantle
C
Crust
D
Corona
Question 4 Explanation: 
Crust:The Earth can be divided into four main layers:the solid crust on the outside, the mantle, the outer core and the inner core. The crust, the outermost layer or surface layer, is the thinnest layer of Earth
Question 5
Who wrote the children's books centred round Dr Doolittle?
A
Hugh Lofting
B
Hugh Grant
C
Hugh Walpole
D
Hugh Laurie
Question 5 Explanation: 
Hugh Lofting
Question 6
k. d. lang is best known in what occupation?
A
Architect
B
Ice dancer
C
Surfer
D
Singer
Question 6 Explanation: 
Singer
Question 7
Who is the founder of the Indian Statistical Institute?
A
Samarendra Nath Roy
B
P.C. Mahalanobis
C
Raj Chandra Bose
D
C.R.Rao
Question 7 Explanation: 
P.C. Mahalanobis:P.C. Mahalanobis is a well-known architect of Indian Planning.The Indian Statistical Institute in Calcutta was established by Mahalanobis. He also started a journal namely 'Sankya.'
Question 8
Which indigenous people living in North Africa?
A
Aleuts
B
Chukchi
C
Berbers
D
Ibans
Question 8 Explanation: 
Berbers:The Berbers or Amazighs are an ethnic group indigenous to North Africa
Question 9
Where would barn doors, fresnels and gobos be found together?
A
In a stables
B
On a farm
C
In a theatre
D
In a painter's studio
Question 9 Explanation: 
In a theatre
Question 10
The Meenakshi Temple was located in which state?
A
Madhya Pradesh
B
Karnataka
C
Tamil Nadu
D
Kerala
Question 10 Explanation: 
Tamil Nadu:Meenakshi Amman Temple is a historic Hindu temple located on the southern bank of the Vaigai River in the temple city of Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India. It is dedicated to Parvati, known as Meenakshi, and her consort, Shiva, here named Sundareswarar.
Question 11
Which of these is another name for toothache?
A
Odontalgia
B
Dentrifice
C
Mononucleosis
D
Rubella
Question 11 Explanation: 
Odontalgia
Question 12
In 1997 at the World Snooker Championship, who made the fastest-recorded maximum break of 147?
A
Jimmy White
B
Tony Drago
C
Ronnie O'Sullivan
D
Ali Carter
Question 12 Explanation: 
Ronnie O'Sullivan
Question 13
Which of these countries has a coastline on the Indian Ocean?
A
Madagascar
B
New Zealand
C
Canada
D
Spain
Question 13 Explanation: 
Madagascar
Question 14
India first won the Olympic Hockey gold at
A
London
B
Rome
C
Berlin
D
Amsterdam
Question 15
In which song does the singer sing about "the way you wear your hat, the way you sip your tea", and "the way you hold your knife, the way we danced till three"?
A
My Favourite Things
B
They Can't Take That Away from Me
C
I Should've Known Better
D
Summertime
Question 15 Explanation: 
They Can't Take That Away from Me
Question 16
What film, based on a short story by Guy de Maupassant and written and directed by Jean Renoir in 1936 that chronicles a love affair over a single summer afternoon along the banks of the Seine was not released until 1946, when the producer turned the available material into a release?
A
Partie de campagne (A Day in the Country)
B
La Dame aux Camelias (The Lady of the Camellias)
C
Les Larmes d'un Homme (The Man Who Cried)
D
Les Vacances de M. Hulot (Mr. Hulot's Holiday )
Question 16 Explanation: 
Partie de campagne (A Day in the Country)
There are 16 questions to complete.

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