General knowledge quiz 1724

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Who wrote the music for the musical ''Mamma Mia!''?
A
Benny Andersson & Bjorn Ulvaeus
B
Andrew Lloyd Webber
C
George Gershwin
D
Elton John
Question 1 Explanation: 
Benny Andersson & Bjorn Ulvaeus
Question 2
Which country, the capital of which is Monrovia, was founded by the American Colonisation Society in 1820 as a home for freed slaves?
A
Nigeria
B
Ghana
C
Liberia
D
Kampuchea
Question 2 Explanation: 
Liberia
Question 3
The 2013-4 MacRobertson Shield international competition, hosted in New Zealand, was in what sport?
A
Cricket
B
Croquet
C
Bowls
D
Boules
Question 3 Explanation: 
Croquet
Question 4
The trophies and cups awarded for cricket are
A
McDowell's Challenge cup and World cup
B
Federation cup
C
Moin-ud-Dowla cup and B. C. Gupta cup
D
None of the above
Question 5
Plants synthesis protein from
A
starch
B
sugar
C
amino acids
D
fatty acids
Question 6
Who were the Persians defeated by in the sea battle at Salamis in 480BC?
A
Phoenecians
B
Rome
C
Greece
D
Venice
Question 6 Explanation: 
Greece
Question 7
Which American science fiction television series, first aired from 1993 to 2002, tapped into public mistrust of governments and large institutions and interest in conspiracy theories and spirituality, centring on efforts to uncover the existence of extraterrestrial life?
A
The X-Files
B
Blakes Seven
C
Sapphire and Steel
D
The Avengers
Question 7 Explanation: 
The X-Files
Question 8
What word means "a ceremonial meeting of Australian Aborigines"?
A
Parliament
B
Convocation
C
Corroboree
D
Coolabah
Question 8 Explanation: 
Corroboree
Question 9
UNRWA(United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East) is established in..........
A
1980
B
1972
C
1952
D
1949
Question 9 Explanation: 
1949:Created in December 1949, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) is a relief and human development agency, originally intended to provide jobs on public works projects and direct relief for 652, 000 Arab Palestinians who fled or were expelled from their homes during the fighting that followed the end of the British mandate over the region of Palestine.
Question 10
What police drama TV programme starring William Shatner in the title role as the 15-year veteran police sergeant was first aired in the USA from March 1982 to May 1985?
A
Hawaii Five-O
B
The Rockford Files
C
TJ Hooker
D
NYPD Blue
Question 10 Explanation: 
TJ Hooker
Question 11
The Severn Tunnel connects which two British cities?
A
Bath and Swansea
B
Bristol and Cardiff
C
Glasgow and Edinburgh
D
London and Cambridge
Question 11 Explanation: 
Bristol and Cardiff
Question 12
The book titled ' Guiding Souls' is written by
A
APJ Abdul Kalam
B
Arunima Sinha
C
Jaswant Singh
D
Tushar Gandhi
Question 12 Explanation: 
APJ Abdul Kalam:The book titled Guiding Souls (dialogues on the purpose of life) waswritten by good author A.P.J. Abdul Kalam.
Question 13
Which of these African cities is the most northerly?
A
Addis Abbaba
B
Alexandria
C
Nairobi
D
Khartoum
Question 13 Explanation: 
Alexandria
Question 14
In which country is the city of Wells?
A
Scotland
B
Wales
C
England
D
Northern Ireland
Question 14 Explanation: 
England
Question 15
Where are tenrecs mostly found?
A
Galapagos Islands
B
Fiji
C
Sri Lanka
D
Madagascar
Question 15 Explanation: 
Madagascar
Question 16
What usually completes the phrase "to spoil the ship for a ha'porth of..."?
A
Care
B
Canvas
C
Rum
D
Tar
Question 16 Explanation: 
Tar
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