General knowledge quiz 35

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What was one of the ways in which Romulus established Rome?
A
Made a treaty with the neighbouring Sabine community for wives
B
Killed his grandfather, Numitor, King of Alba Longa
C
The abduction of the Sabine women
D
Agreed to co-rule Rome and Alba Longa together with his grandfather
Question 1 Explanation: 
The abduction of the Sabine women
Question 2
When Britain fought the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805, the forces it opposed were from France and which other country?
A
Spain
B
Italy
C
Prussia
D
Holland
Question 2 Explanation: 
Spain
Question 3
What was worn by the leader of the first Tour de France?
A
Blue hat
B
Yellow jersey
C
Green armband
D
Red shorts
Question 3 Explanation: 
Green armband
Question 4
Why were the 2011 Winter Deaflympics cancelled?
A
A bout of norovirus seriously affected more than half of the athletes
B
Out of respect for victims of the 9/11 attack on the USA, including many athletes due to compete
C
A week before opening several venues were not even started and athletes' accommodation not booked
D
Security concerns following bombings near to venues
Question 4 Explanation: 
A week before opening several venues were not even started and athletes' accommodation not booked
Question 5
Man Ray was famous in what field?
A
Architecture
B
Baseball
C
Photography
D
Horse racing
Question 5 Explanation: 
Photography
Question 6
Who wrote "The Threepenny Opera", "The Caucasian Chalk Circle" and "Life of Galileo"?
A
Bertolt Brecht
B
Peter Weiss
C
Nikolai Gogol
D
Henrik Ibsen
Question 6 Explanation: 
Bertolt Brecht
Question 7
Who wrote "Little Women"?
A
Virginia Woolf
B
Charlotte Bronte
C
Harriet Beecher Stowe
D
Louisa May Alcott
Question 7 Explanation: 
Louisa May Alcott
Question 8
In what continent was freestyle swimming first developed?
A
Mexico
B
New Zealand
C
Noumea
D
Australia
Question 8 Explanation: 
Australia
Question 9
Which bank launched ''Smart Banking 24X7'' e-lobbies, in the Mumbai suburbs of Juhu and Powai?
A
Corporation Bank
B
SBI
C
HDFC
D
Kotak Mahindra Bank
Question 9 Explanation: 
Kotak Mahindra Bank (Kotak) launched ''Smart Banking 24X7'' e-lobbies, in the Mumbai suburbs of Juhu and Powai. ''Smart Banking 24$\times$7'' e-Lobbies gives customers the freedom to complete banking transactions at any hour of the day as per their convenience. It offers 24$\times$7 access to a range of banking services such as cash withdrawals, cash deposits and cheque deposits.
Question 10
Which of these was not a nickname of Phil Tufnell, English test cricketer from 1990 to 2001?
A
Slowhand
B
Tuffers
C
The Cat
D
Two Sugars
Question 10 Explanation: 
Slowhand
Question 11
Which British TV soap opera ran from 2 November 1964 to 4 April 1988 with minor changes of name, was revived on 5 March 2001, went into hiatus from August 2002 to January 2003, with the final episode broadcast on 30 May 2003?
A
Crossroads
B
Heartbeat
C
Emmerdale
D
Brookside
Question 11 Explanation: 
Crossroads
Question 12
The Palaeozoic era contains..........time periods.
A
six
B
four
C
five
D
seven
Question 13
According to the Bible, the descendants of Noah tried to erect which construction against the will of God, who destroyed the plan by making the builders talk a variety of languages?
A
Hanging Gardens of Babylon
B
Tower of Babel
C
Colossus of Rhodes
D
Sphinx
Question 13 Explanation: 
Tower of Babel
Question 14
2017 International Labour Conference was held in which country?
A
Germany
B
France
C
Italy
D
Switzerland
Question 14 Explanation: 
Switzerland
Question 15
In 1934, English inventor and businessman Percy Shaw patented and then set up a company to manufacture what invention?
A
The reflective road stud ("cat's eye")
B
Traffic lights
C
Parking meters
D
Reflective surfaces on road signs
Question 15 Explanation: 
The reflective road stud ("cat's eye")
Question 16
According to Greek legend, which sorceress helped Jason to find the golden fleece and became his wife?
A
Circe
B
Medea
C
Megaera
D
Hera
Question 16 Explanation: 
Medea
There are 16 questions to complete.

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