General knowledge quiz 1770

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What does the word "faro" not refer to?
A
A card game
B
A Danish island
C
A god in Mande mythology
D
A type of ale
Question 1 Explanation: 
A Danish island
Question 2
The film actor Marion Michael Morrison is better known by what name?
A
Stewart Granger
B
John Wayne
C
Richard Widmark
D
Burt Lancaster
Question 2 Explanation: 
John Wayne
Question 3
In Scandinavian mythology, what was the home of the Gods, approached by a bridge (Bifrost), that contained a great hall and Valhalla?
A
Utopia
B
Avalon
C
Nirvana
D
Asgard
Question 3 Explanation: 
Asgard
Question 4
"Star Trek" creator Gene Roddenberry and the writer Timothy Leary were on what famous flight together?
A
The first bombing raid in the "Battle of Berlin" on 18 / 19 November 1943
B
American Airlines Flight 11 that hit the WTC North Tower on 11 September 2001
C
"Earthview 01:The Founders Flight" into space
D
The last flight of the Concorde on 24 October 2003
Question 4 Explanation: 
"Earthview 01:The Founders Flight" into space
Question 5
How many common nouns are there in the words "Twinkle, twinkle, little star. How I wonder what you are."?
A
4
B
2
C
3
D
1
Question 5 Explanation: 
1
Question 6
What is the name of the rose coloured gaseous envelope outside the incandescent surface of the sun?
A
Chromosphere
B
Photosphere
C
Corona
D
Stratosphere
Question 6 Explanation: 
Chromosphere
Question 7
"Ted" Kaczynski, an American anarchist and mathematical prodigy, became known as what?
A
Unabomber
B
Oklahoma City Bomber
C
Jewish Community Center shooter
D
Beltway sniper
Question 7 Explanation: 
Unabomber
Question 8
The brightness of star indicates its..........
A
Power
B
Radiation
C
Temperature
D
Humidity
Question 8 Explanation: 
Temperature:The brightness of the star dependent upon the temperature of the star and the surface area of the star
Question 9
The process that creates the deep oceanic trenches is called
A
plate tectonics
B
sea floor spreading
C
continental drift
D
isostasy
Question 10
At the 1976 Olympic Games at Montreal, who repeated (from the 1972 Games at Munich) his double gold in the 5, 000 metres and 10, 000 metres, making him the first athlete to win the distance double twice?
A
Kaarlo Maaninka
B
John Walker
C
Miruts Yifter
D
Lasse Viren
Question 10 Explanation: 
Lasse Viren
Question 11
What are the two main symbols of the Freemasons?
A
Triangle and circle
B
Brick and trowel
C
Dog and gramophone
D
Set square and compass
Question 11 Explanation: 
Set square and compass
Question 12
Which of these is a legendary creature, supposedly the offspring of a griffin and a mare?
A
Manticore
B
Hippogryph
C
Wyvern
D
Phoenix
Question 12 Explanation: 
Hippogryph
Question 13
Where was there an attack on the parliament building by militants on the morning of 19 October 2010, when 6 people were killed?
A
Seoul, South Korea
B
Grozny, Chechen Republic
C
Tallinn, Estonia
D
Suva, Fiji
Question 13 Explanation: 
Grozny, Chechen Republic
Question 14
A courgette is a type of what?
A
Tree
B
Vegetable
C
Fish
D
Dog
Question 14 Explanation: 
Vegetable
Question 15
Wavell Plan proposed by Lord Wavell in..........
A
1942
B
1945
C
1935
D
1930
Question 15 Explanation: 
1945:Wavell Plan is also known as Breakdown Plan and was not accepted by the British, for whom, leaving without a universally agreed agreement was dishonorable.It was proposed in 1945 by Lord Wavell
Question 16
In the words of a 1973 hit song by Vicki Lawrence, where did the lights go out?
A
Refrigerator
B
The bathroom
C
San Francisco
D
Georgia
Question 16 Explanation: 
Georgia
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