General knowledge quiz 1788

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Gordonstoun School is famous mainly because of which past pupils?
A
Prince Philip & his 3 sons
B
Elton John & Bernie Taupin
C
All British prime ministers between Harold Macmillan and Tony Blair
D
Margaret Thatcher and Madonna
Question 1 Explanation: 
Prince Philip & his 3 sons
Question 2
What play ends "So give me your hands if we be friends and Robin shall restore amends"?
A
A Midsummer Night's Dream
B
Romeo and Juliet
C
Much Ado About Nothing
D
Macbeth
Question 2 Explanation: 
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Question 3
In the 1950s and 1960s especially, the Brill Building in New York was a centre for what industry?
A
Advertising
B
Oil
C
Textiles
D
Pop music
Question 3 Explanation: 
Pop music
Question 4
Which of these is a nickname for the Sydney Harbour Bridge?
A
Millennium Bridge
B
The Golden Gate
C
The Coathanger
D
Kangaroo Alley
Question 4 Explanation: 
The Coathanger
Question 5
What Italian film, released in 1999, told the story of a Jewish family sent to a concentration camp in World War II?
A
Life is Beautiful
B
The Pianist
C
A Beautiful Mind
D
Schindler's List
Question 5 Explanation: 
Life is Beautiful
Question 6
Which capital city is situated on the mainland and 13 islands at the outlet of Lake Malar on the Baltic Sea?
A
Copenhagen
B
Stockholm
C
Oslo
D
Helsinki
Question 6 Explanation: 
Stockholm
Question 7
To what area is the wigwam native?
A
Australia
B
Borneo
C
North America
D
North Africa
Question 7 Explanation: 
North America
Question 8
Gareth Frank Bale is a Welsh professional..........
A
Footballer
B
Cricketer
C
Golfer
D
Shooter
Question 8 Explanation: 
Footballer:Gareth Frank Bale is a Welsh professional footballer who plays as a winger for Spanish club Real Madrid and the Wales national team
Question 9
In the Christian calendar, what is the name for the Sunday before Easter, the first Sunday of Holy Week?
A
Passover
B
Palm Sunday
C
Ramadan
D
Tet
Question 9 Explanation: 
Palm Sunday
Question 10
What does HTML stand for?
A
Human type memory load
B
High transit machine language
C
Hidden text multiple linkup
D
Hypertext markup language
Question 10 Explanation: 
Hypertext markup language
Question 11
Coins can be issued up to the denomination of..........as per the Coinage Act, 1906.
A
Rs.1000
B
Rs.100
C
Rs.10
D
Rs.10000
Question 11 Explanation: 
Rs.1000:Coins in India are presently being issued in denominations of 10 paise, 20 paise, 25 paise, 50 paise, one rupee, two rupees and five rupees. Coins upto 50 paise are called 'small coins' and coins of Rupee one and above are called 'Rupee Coins'. Coins can be issued up to the denomination of Rs.1000 as per the Coinage Act, 1906.
Question 12
Osmosis is the flow of solution from higher concentration to a solution of lower concentration through a semi permeable membrane. What is incorrect in this statement?
A
Exact concentration of solution is not given
B
Character of semi permeable membrane is not given
C
The flow of solution is not possible through semi permeable membrane
D
All are incorrect
Question 13
What does the US television series "Elementary" centre on?
A
Particle physics
B
Crime detection
C
Primary schools
D
Digestive systems
Question 13 Explanation: 
Crime detection
Question 14
Which dance is famous in Rajasthan?
A
Jhulan Leela
B
Raslila
C
Rash Lila
D
Kirtan
Question 14 Explanation: 
Jhulan Leela:Jhulan Leela is a folk dance of Rajasthan
Question 15
The concept of economic planning is derived from which of the following countries?
A
UK
B
USA
C
Russia
D
France
Question 15 Explanation: 
Russia:The concept of economic planning is derived from Russia
Question 16
Why was Los Angeles selected as the host of the 1984 Summer Olympic Games by the IOC session at Athens, Greece, without a vote?
A
The IOC decided to invite one city to provide the venues
B
It was the only city that submitted a bid to host them
C
The IOC delegates had decided over dinner, beforehand and forgot to formally vote
D
There were riots outside and they wanted to finish the meeting quickly
Question 16 Explanation: 
It was the only city that submitted a bid to host them
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