General knowledge quiz 365

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Who was the king of England who succeeded James I?
A
Charles I
B
Charles II
C
James II
D
Henry V
Question 1 Explanation: 
Charles I
Question 2
Which of these shipping companies owned the "Titanic"?
A
White Star Line
B
Cunard-Wreckers Division
C
British and American Space Navigation
D
Great Western Ahead Full Steam Company
Question 2 Explanation: 
White Star Line
Question 3
Who was speaking at Freedom Square in Tbilisi, Georgia, on 10 May 2005, when Vladimir Arutyunian threw a live hand grenade (which did not detonate) toward the podium?
A
George W. Bush
B
Vladimir Putin
C
Tony Blair
D
Paul McCartney
Question 3 Explanation: 
George W. Bush
Question 4
What does the Latin term ''compos mentis'' mean?
A
Of sound mind
B
Camp men
C
Fertiliser repairs
D
Communist Postmen
Question 4 Explanation: 
Of sound mind
Question 5
What does the word "fine" mean on sheet music?
A
Cut this up very small
B
Tricky to play
C
Excellent solo audition piece
D
The end
Question 5 Explanation: 
The end
Question 6
Bartholomew Gosnold sailed there from Britain in 1602, very shortly after the death of Queen Elizabeth I, to found a colony, and in 1620 the Pilgrim Fathers on the "Mayflower" came ashore there. What place was it?
A
Plymouth Rock
B
Provincetown Harbour, Cape Cod
C
Jamestown, Virginia
D
Hingham
Question 6 Explanation: 
Provincetown Harbour, Cape Cod
Question 7
The Rocky Mountains stretch over 3, 000 miles from New Mexico to where?
A
California
B
New York
C
British Columbia
D
Paraguay
Question 7 Explanation: 
British Columbia
Question 8
Which English classic horse race for 3 year olds held at Doncaster every September began in 1776?
A
St Leger Stakes
B
Epsom Derby
C
1, 000 Guineas Stakes
D
Independence Day Derby
Question 8 Explanation: 
St Leger Stakes
Question 9
Which legendary character is the subject of musical settings of his adventures, notably by Purcell, GlUck and Mozart?
A
Flick the Little Fire Engine
B
Don Juan
C
The Barber of Seville
D
Barry Manilow
Question 9 Explanation: 
Don Juan
Question 10
She is one of the best-selling female artists of all time in a career spanning over five decades, sings in more than 15 languages, performing jazz, pop, opera, cabaret, and folk. What is her name?
A
Cher, USA
B
Nana Mouskouri, Greece
C
Janis Joplin, USA
D
Olivia Newton-John, Britain/Australia
Question 10 Explanation: 
Nana Mouskouri, Greece
Question 11
Which poet, professor and novelist, whose first novel is considered the most widely read in modern African literature, died in Boston, USA, in 2013 at the age of 82?
A
Wole Soyinka, from Nigeria
B
Chinua Achebe, from Nigeria
C
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, from Nigeria
D
Ngugi wa Thiong'o, from Kenya
Question 11 Explanation: 
Chinua Achebe, from Nigeria
Question 12
What type of animal was Nikica, who made the international news in January 2010 when it escaped from a zoo and went to the Plavnica motel in Montenegro?
A
Wombat
B
Chipmunk
C
Elephant
D
Hippopotamus
Question 12 Explanation: 
Hippopotamus
Question 13
Yvette Williams, Mary Rand, Willye White and Kathy McMillan are all medal winners in which Olympic sport?
A
Archery
B
Shot put
C
Cross country
D
Long jump
Question 13 Explanation: 
Long jump
Question 14
Which popular song from 1972 told the story of the aftermath of an incident at a concert by Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention when someone fired a flare gun?
A
Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds
B
Help!
C
This Wheel's on Fire
D
Smoke on the Water
Question 14 Explanation: 
Smoke on the Water
Question 15
Who was the last English monarch of the Plantaganet dynasty?
A
James I
B
Henry VI
C
Richard III
D
Elizabeth I
Question 15 Explanation: 
Richard III
Question 16
The Cabinet committee on Investments(CCI) has been established to approve the investments project which are larger than
A
Rs.100cr
B
Rs.500cr
C
Rs.1000cr
D
Rs.200cr
Question 16 Explanation: 
Rs.1000cr:The Cabinet committee on Investments(CCI) has been established to approve the investments project which are larger than Rs.1000cr
There are 16 questions to complete.

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