General knowledge quiz 1804

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What literary character was portrayed by Cliff Richard in a 1990s stage musical?
A
Scrooge
B
Heathcliffe
C
Eeyore
D
D'Artagnan
Question 1 Explanation: 
Heathcliffe
Question 2
Which of these was the 19th century Czechoslovakian composer who wrote 8 operas, 6 symphonic poems (including "My Country") and a string quartet ("From My Life")?
A
Bedrich Smetana
B
Emil Hlobil
C
Krejci
D
Frank Zappa
Question 2 Explanation: 
Bedrich Smetana
Question 3
The Concurrent List consists of how many item?
A
53
B
52
C
47
D
50
Question 3 Explanation: 
52:The Concurrent List or List-III (Seventh Schedule) is a list of 52 items (though the last item is numbered 47) given in the Seventh Schedule to the Constitution of India.
Question 4
A musical instruction to treat the piece of music "pizzicato" means to do what?
A
Hit hard
B
Play boisterously
C
Blow continuously
D
Pluck
Question 4 Explanation: 
Pluck
Question 5
The northernmost USA state on the eastern seaboard lies partly north of its neighbouring Canadian territory. Which is the state?
A
Rhode Island
B
Maine
C
Washington
D
Alaska
Question 5 Explanation: 
Maine
Question 6
..........of a vessel at sea is measured by Chronometer
A
Altitude
B
Longitude
C
Depth
D
Pressure
Question 6 Explanation: 
Longitude:Longitude by chronometer is a method, in navigation, of determining longitude using a marine chronometer, which was developed by John Harrison during the first half of the eighteenth century
Question 7
The United Arab Republic was formed in 1958 by Egypt and what other country or countries?
A
Syria
B
North Yemen
C
Libya and Sudan
D
Kuwait and Bahrain
Question 7 Explanation: 
Syria
Question 8
In what year did Sweden change its laws to allow a woman to inherit the throne, USSR stage its first rock festival, the border officially re-open between Spain and Gibraltar, Iceland democratically elect its first woman president, and the 10.14 mile (16.32km) long St Gotthard Road Tunnel open in Switzerland?
A
1990
B
1970
C
1987
D
1980
Question 8 Explanation: 
1980
Question 9
Which sport is played by two teams of four players each on a rectangular sheet of ice, whereby teams take turns sliding heavy, polished granite stones towards the "house" while two sweepers with brooms accompany each one to help direct them to their resting place?
A
Curling
B
Skittles
C
Polo
D
Bridge
Question 9 Explanation: 
Curling
Question 10
In the 2015 World Rowing Championships which country was not in the top four medal winners?
A
USA
B
New Zealand
C
Great Britain
D
Germany
Question 10 Explanation: 
USA
Question 11
Hundred year war was fought between
A
France and England
B
Greek and Persian forces
C
Civil war in England
D
None of the above
Question 12
"Catriona"is a sequel to which novel?
A
Treasure Island
B
Kidnapped
C
Gulliver's Travels
D
Mutiny on the Bounty
Question 12 Explanation: 
Kidnapped
Question 13
Most highly intelligent mammals are
A
whales
B
dolphins
C
elephants
D
kangaroos
Question 14
Marti Pellow was the lead singer of which band?
A
Damp Damp Damp
B
Drip Drip Drip
C
Moist Moist Moist
D
Wet Wet Wet
Question 14 Explanation: 
Wet Wet Wet
Question 15
What is the subject of the study of "limnology"?
A
The history of illuminated manuscripts
B
Blood circulation in human arms and legs
C
Branch growth
D
Inland waters
Question 15 Explanation: 
Inland waters
Question 16
Who is the author of All My Sisters?
A
William Goldings
B
Don Brown
C
Zudith Lenox
D
J.K.Rawlling
Question 16 Explanation: 
Zudith Lenox:Zudith Lenox is the author of the book ''All My Sisters''
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