General knowledge quiz 1811

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Since 14 November 2007, from where do "Eurostar" trains leave London for Paris? on Eurostar services in London transferred from Waterloo to the brand new St Pancras International
A
Kings Cross
B
St Pancras
C
Victoria
D
Waterloo
Question 1 Explanation: 
St Pancras
Question 2
Who was re-elected President of the Republic of Germany in 1932 defeating Adolf Hitler, became a figurehead when Hitler became Chancellor in 1932, and died in 1934, enabling Hitler to disestablish the position of President and proclaim himself Fuhrer?
A
von Hindenburg
B
Ludendorff
C
Pallenberg
D
Schmidt
Question 2 Explanation: 
von Hindenburg
Question 3
What is a traditional form of whitework embroidery which involves the tufting or knotting of the yarn, on top of a muslin fabric to create patterns?
A
Tatting
B
Candlewick
C
Crochet
D
Tapestry
Question 3 Explanation: 
Candlewick
Question 4
Under a hire purchase agreement, whereby an item is purchased in installments, when do the goods in question become the property of the purchaser?
A
When more than 25% has been paid for
B
When the agreement is signed
C
When more than 50% has been paid for
D
When it is fully paid for
Question 4 Explanation: 
When it is fully paid for
Question 5
Which singer and songwriter was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature for ''having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition, ''?
A
Juan Manuel Santos
B
Yoshinori Ohsumi
C
Jean-Pierre Sauvage
D
Bob Dylan
Question 5 Explanation: 
The singer and songwriter Bob Dylan was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature for ''having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition, '' in the words of the Swedish Academy. Bob Dylan is an American singer-songwriter, artist and writer. He has been influential in popular music and culture for more than five decades.
Question 6
Who wrote the music for the ballets "The Firebird", "Petrushka", and "The Rite of Spring"?
A
Rimsky-Korsakov
B
Prokofiev
C
Stravinsky
D
Tchaikovsky
Question 6 Explanation: 
Stravinsky
Question 7
Which bills can only be initiated in Lok Sabha?
A
Constitution Amendment bill
B
Private members bill
C
Ordinary bill
D
Money bills
Question 7 Explanation: 
Money Bills can be introduced only in Lok Sabha (the directly elected 'people's house' of the Indian Parliament). Money bills passed by the Lok Sabha are sent to the Rajya Sabha.
Question 8
How many languages does Bolivia recognise as official languages?
A
38
B
2
C
5
D
10
Question 8 Explanation: 
38
Question 9
Plant bends towards the source of light on account of the movement of curvature known as
A
geotropism
B
thigmotropism
C
chemotropism
D
phototropism
Question 10
What organisation was founded in London in July 1961 by English labour lawyer Peter Benenson?
A
Greenpeace
B
Mensa
C
Oxfam
D
Amnesty International
Question 10 Explanation: 
Amnesty International
Question 11
The headquarters of World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) is located in
A
Paris
B
Madrid
C
New York
D
Geneva
Question 12
A..........is a type of corporate bond issued by an Indian company in an overseas market in a currency different from that of the issuer.
A
FCCB
B
FCEB
C
FCNR
D
All of these
Question 12 Explanation: 
FCCB (Foreign Currency Convertible Bond) is a type of corporate bond issued by an Indian company in an overseas market in a currency different from that of the issuer.
Question 13
Which New Zealand-born operatic bass-baritone who made his formal debut in "Nabucco" in 1959 has had famous roles in "Wotan" at Bayreuth (1979-80), "Der Fliegende Hollander" (1974), "Elektra" (1980), "Die Meistersinger" (c.1990), and "Arabella" (with Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, 1994)?
A
Temuera Morrison
B
Edmund Hilary
C
David Lange
D
Donald McIntyre
Question 13 Explanation: 
Donald McIntyre
Question 14
What is the dominant land type of Namibia's long western border on the Atlantic Ocean?
A
Desert
B
Marsh
C
Mountain
D
Deltas
Question 14 Explanation: 
Desert
Question 15
What are Memphis Minnie, Bessie Smith and Ma Rainey most well-known for?
A
Civil rights protest
B
Ethnic cuisine
C
Blues singing
D
Domestic violence
Question 15 Explanation: 
Blues singing
Question 16
What is the first line of the speech by the 3 witches in Shakespeare's Macbeth that ends "toil and trouble, fire burn and cauldron bubble"?
A
Double bubble
B
Bubble bubble
C
Double double
D
Double trouble
Question 16 Explanation: 
Double double
There are 16 questions to complete.

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