General knowledge quiz 317

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of these was a famous Australian dancer?
A
Robert Helpmann
B
Joan Sutherland
C
Peter Carey
D
Rowena Jackson
Question 1 Explanation: 
Robert Helpmann
Question 2
Who directed the 1993 film "Schindler's List", which was based on the novel "Schindler's Ark" by Thomas Keneally?
A
Dan Rather
B
Steven Spielberg
C
Ron Howard
D
Clint Eastwood
Question 2 Explanation: 
Steven Spielberg
Question 3
How many points are scored for a touchdown in American football?
A
4
B
6
C
3
D
2
Question 3 Explanation: 
6
Question 4
The items amenable to detection by soft x-rays are
A
contrabands
B
lead in bullets
C
narcotics
D
genuine coins from counterfeit coins
Question 5
Who entitled his autobiography "My Wicked, Wicked Ways"?
A
George Sanders
B
Errol Flynn
C
David Niven
D
Cary Grant
Question 5 Explanation: 
Errol Flynn
Question 6
The De Beers company is an important company in the trading of what commodity world-wide?
A
Coffee
B
Oil
C
Diamonds
D
Sugar
Question 6 Explanation: 
Diamonds
Question 7
The Hanseatic League was a union of ports on which sea?
A
Mediterranean Sea
B
Baltic Sea
C
Caspian Sea
D
Dead Sea
Question 7 Explanation: 
Baltic Sea
Question 8
What decade saw the Russian revolution which overthrew the existing government and established the Russian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic, the world's first constitutionally socialist state?
A
1810s
B
1910s
C
2010s
D
1950s
Question 8 Explanation: 
1910s
Question 9
Who was the Roman god of the underworld?
A
Mickey
B
Pluto
C
Clarabelle
D
Goofy
Question 9 Explanation: 
Pluto
Question 10
What was the name of the book that was a collection of Aubrey Beardsley's work, published by Leonard Smithers in 1897?
A
A Book of Filthy Drawings
B
A Book of Fifty Drawings
C
A Book of Figleaf Drawings
D
A Book of Famous Drawings
Question 10 Explanation: 
A Book of Fifty Drawings
Question 11
Which British music chart television programme was originally broadcast weekly from 1 January 1964 to 30 July 2006?
A
Six-Five Special
B
UK Top 40
C
Oh Boy!
D
Top of the Pops
Question 11 Explanation: 
Top of the Pops
Question 12
The yellow colour of Topaz crystal is due to the presence of..........
A
Ferrous Oxide
B
Nitrogen Oxide
C
Calcium Oxide
D
Aluminum fluorosilicate
Question 12 Explanation: 
Aluminum fluorosilicate:The yellow colour of Topaz crystal is due to the presence of Aluminum fluorosilicate
Question 13
Which film featured the voices of Hugh Grant in his animated feature film debut, Martin Freeman, Imelda Staunton, and David Tennant?
A
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
B
Wallace & Gromit:The Curse of the Were-Rabbit
C
Chicken Run
D
The Pirates! Band of Misfits
Question 13 Explanation: 
The Pirates! Band of Misfits
Question 14
Which of these is an Early Modern English word for "bumblebee"?
A
Drumbler
B
Humbleybee
C
Dumbledore
D
Bombus fly
Question 14 Explanation: 
Dumbledore
Question 15
The Prize that is awarded every two years to people who have worded for "Freedom of speech", is
A
Plame Prize
B
UNEOSCO Prize for Tolerance
C
Unesco Peace Award
D
Monismanien Swedish
Question 16
What is Donald Duck's middle name?
A
Partington
B
Smiddy
C
Dunn
D
Fauntleroy
Question 16 Explanation: 
Fauntleroy
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