General knowledge quiz 373

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Why does the Archbishop of York sign himself "Ebor"?
A
It is his surname
B
It is his first name
C
Eboracum was the Roman name for York from 75AD
D
It is an anagram of "bore"
Question 1 Explanation: 
Eboracum was the Roman name for York from 75AD
Question 2
In April 2009, who was found guilty of the murder of Lana Clarkson?
A
George Martin
B
Guy Richie
C
Phil Spector
D
O J Simpson
Question 2 Explanation: 
Phil Spector
Question 3
The song "Send In The Clowns" is from which musical?
A
A Little Night Music
B
The King And I
C
My Fair Lady
D
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
Question 3 Explanation: 
A Little Night Music
Question 4
Which of these characters from the British TV series "Coronation Street" owned a public house with her husband?
A
Annie Walker
B
Elsie Tanner
C
Hilda Ogden
D
Ena Sharples
Question 4 Explanation: 
Annie Walker
Question 5
The word "nebula" derives from the latin word for what?
A
Cloud
B
Star
C
Horse
D
Double vision
Question 5 Explanation: 
Cloud
Question 6
Which of these was a leading figure in the pop art movement, who became famous as a painter, avant-garde filmmaker, record producer and author?
A
Andy Warhol
B
Bob Monkhouse
C
Phil Spector
D
Woody Allen
Question 6 Explanation: 
Andy Warhol
Question 7
Olympic gold medallists Paavo Nurmi, Ville Ritola, Clas Thunberg and Lasse Viren represented which country?
A
Finland
B
Kenya
C
Great Britain
D
Hungary
Question 7 Explanation: 
Finland
Question 8
What is the term for a section of a building that runs at right angles to the main body, giving the shape of a "T" or a cross?
A
Vestry
B
Chancel
C
Transept
D
Ingle nook
Question 8 Explanation: 
Transept
Question 9
What is the currency of Kyrgyzstan?
A
Kip (LAK)
B
Som (KGS)
C
Ringgit (MYR)
D
Rial (OMR)
Question 9 Explanation: 
Som (KGS); Capital-Bishkek; Official languages-Kyrgyz, Russian
Question 10
Plants absorb most part of water needed by them through their
A
embryonic zone
B
growing point
C
root hairs
D
zone of elongation
Question 11
Gordon Bennett, a leading figure on the world stage in the 19th century, made his substantial fortune in what field?
A
Banking
B
Engineering
C
Journalism
D
Transport
Question 11 Explanation: 
Journalism
Question 12
Which of these musical terms means the loudest?
A
Mezzo forte
B
Mezzo piano
C
Forte
D
Piano
Question 12 Explanation: 
Forte
Question 13
The following lyric is from which song:"Don't know much about the French I took"?
A
"Splish Splash" by Bobby Darin & Murray Kaufman
B
"(What a) Wonderful World" by Sam Cooke, Lou Adler & Herb Alpert
C
"I Don't Like Mondays" by Bob Geldof
D
"Good Morning, School Girl" often credited to John Lee "Sonny Boy" Williamson
Question 13 Explanation: 
"(What a) Wonderful World" by Sam Cooke, Lou Adler & Herb Alpert
Question 14
Where is the "Day of Skulls" celebrated on 8 November?
A
Mexico
B
Bolivia
C
France
D
Bosnia
Question 14 Explanation: 
Bolivia
Question 15
India derives derived from the name of the..........and has been in use in Greek.
A
Buddhism
B
Sindhu
C
Aryans
D
Hindus
Question 15 Explanation: 
Sindhu:The name India may refer to either the region of Greater India (the Indian subcontinent) or to the contemporary Republic of India located therein. The name is derived from the name of the Sindhu (Indus River) and has been in use in Greek since Herodotus (4th century BC).The term appeared in Old English as early the 9th century and reemerged in Modern Englishin the 17th century.
Question 16
Alice B. Woodward (1862-1951) who was born in Chelsea, London, produced work as what from 1896 to 1930?
A
Author
B
Illustrator
C
Composer
D
Playwright
Question 16 Explanation: 
Illustrator
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