General knowledge quiz 219

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Animal is a regular character in which TV programme?
A
The Muppets
B
The Simpsons
C
Buffy The Vampire Slayer
D
The Family Guy
Question 1 Explanation: 
The Muppets
Question 2
What economic theory was originated by Major C H Douglas?
A
Capitalism
B
Communism
C
Social Credit
D
Quantum economy
Question 2 Explanation: 
Social Credit
Question 3
Golf player Vijay Singh belongs to which country?
A
USA
B
Fiji
C
India
D
UK
Question 4
In croquet, what is used to hit the ball?
A
Raquet
B
Club
C
Mallet
D
Bat
Question 4 Explanation: 
Mallet
Question 5
When cooking a ragout using pluck, what would somebody be using?
A
An animal's heart, spleen, liver and lungs
B
Fruit which has been picked, not windfalls
C
A plucked fowl
D
Testicles
Question 5 Explanation: 
An animal's heart, spleen, liver and lungs
Question 6
In the history of thought concerning natural rights, who said "we are born for Justice, and that right is based, not upon opinions, but upon Nature"?
A
Cicero (106-43 BCE)
B
Homer (9th century BCE)
C
Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826)
D
John Locke (1632-1704)
Question 6 Explanation: 
Cicero (106-43 BCE)
Question 7
What is the next name in this series:Ross Kemp, Ben Stiller, Kate Winslet, Samuel L. Jackson, Les Dennis..........?
A
Patrick Stewart
B
Orlando Bloom
C
Sir Ian McKellen
D
David Bowie
Question 7 Explanation: 
Patrick Stewart
Question 8
Which country has the largest area and population in South America?
A
Peru
B
Ecuador
C
Brazil
D
Uruguay
Question 8 Explanation: 
Brazil
Question 9
French sculptor Frederic Bartholdi (1834-1904) is best known for what work?
A
Liberty Enlightening the World
B
The Age of Bronze
C
Family of Man
D
West Wind
Question 9 Explanation: 
Liberty Enlightening the World
Question 10
Marat, Robespierre, Danton are names associated with what event at the end of the 18th century?
A
The French Revolution
B
Founding of the Academie Francaise
C
The Boston Tea Party
D
The Tulip Era in the Ottoman Empire
Question 10 Explanation: 
The French Revolution
Question 11
Which film from 1942 contains the lines "Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world she walks into mine" and "Here's looking at you, kid"?
A
Casablanca
B
Mrs Miniver
C
The Thirty-Nine Steps
D
As Time Goes By
Question 11 Explanation: 
Casablanca
Question 12
Where would you find a Tablehopper?
A
On the internet, with a review of eating places
B
On beach picnic tables
C
In a chess competition
D
In bar dancing
Question 12 Explanation: 
On the internet, with a review of eating places
Question 13
For whom high heeled shoes were invented?
A
Cleopatra
B
Queen Elizabeth I
C
King Louis the XIV
D
King Charles II
Question 13 Explanation: 
King Louis XIV was very short and didn't like looking up at people he spoke to, so he had a tall pair of shoes made for him.
Question 14
Which of the following book is written by Indu Sundaresan?
A
The Top of the Rain Tree
B
The Splender of Silence
C
The Year of the Roester
D
A View from Outside
Question 14 Explanation: 
The Splender of Silence:The novel named 'The Splendor of Silence' by Indu Sundaresan
Question 15
The term "blue collar" refers to what?
A
Sportsmen
B
Unqualified office workers
C
Moth attacks on overalls
D
Manual workers in industry
Question 15 Explanation: 
Manual workers in industry
Question 16
Australian Sidney Cotton was responsible for the development of which long-reaching facility, used first for the Allies in WW II?
A
Aerial photo reconnaissance
B
Sonar
C
Radar
D
Magnetised limpet mines
Question 16 Explanation: 
Aerial photo reconnaissance
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