General knowledge quiz 386

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The Harelle, a revolt that occurred in the French city of Rouen in 1382 followed by the Maillotins Revolt a few days later in Paris, and subsequently in Amiens, Dieppe, Falaise, Caen, Orleans, and Rheims during the Hundred Years War, was about what?
A
Lack of state-provided education
B
The price of wine
C
Racial persecution
D
Taxation
Question 1 Explanation: 
Taxation
Question 2
Off which Japanese island would you find the Straits of Soya and Tsugara?
A
Hokkaido
B
Honshu
C
Kyushu
D
Shikoku
Question 2 Explanation: 
Hokkaido
Question 3
At what location was the US Transcontinental Railroad completed?
A
Las Vegas, NV
B
Promontory Point, UT
C
Boulder, CO
D
Salt Lake City, UT
Question 3 Explanation: 
Promontory Point, UT
Question 4
Which band was about to perform on the Chateau Royal stage at the annual music festival Pukkelpop in Belgium on 18 August 2011, when a hurricane hit which killed 5 and injured several more?
A
Thirty Seconds to Mars
B
Eminem
C
Foo Fighters
D
Smith Westerns
Question 4 Explanation: 
Smith Westerns
Question 5
Who collaborated with Tim Rice to write songs for the film "The Lion King"?
A
Elton John
B
Andrew Lloyd Webber
C
Paul McCartney
D
Bjorn Ulvaeus & Benny Andersson
Question 5 Explanation: 
Elton John
Question 6
What was the name of The Beatles' manager who died from a drug overdose in 1967?
A
Shel Talmy
B
Brian Epstein
C
Phil Spector
D
Chas Chandler
Question 6 Explanation: 
Brian Epstein
Question 7
What is the word for the point on the Earth's surface that is directly above the point where an earthquake or underground explosion originates?
A
Epicentre
B
Elocution
C
Epiphone
D
Epicure
Question 7 Explanation: 
Epicentre
Question 8
What type of work is Stephen Sondheim usually associated with?
A
Fencing
B
Musical drama
C
Chemistry research
D
Manufacture of bicycles
Question 8 Explanation: 
Musical drama
Question 9
In 1498, Vasco da Gama was the first European to reach which area by sea?
A
Japan
B
Singapore
C
China
D
India
Question 9 Explanation: 
India
Question 10
What is the name of the CalTech seismologist who invented the scale used to measure the magnitude of earthquakes?
A
Charles Richter
B
Hiram Walker
C
Giuseppe Mercalli
D
Joshua Rumble
Question 10 Explanation: 
Richter was born on an Ohio farm in 1900. He died in 1985.
Question 11
Baja California is part of which country?
A
USA
B
Mexico
C
Columbia
D
Spain
Question 11 Explanation: 
Mexico
Question 12
Which of these films was not directed by Sergio Leone?
A
The Good, The Bad And The Ugly
B
Hang 'Em High
C
A Fistful Of Dollars
D
For A Few Dollars More
Question 12 Explanation: 
Hang 'Em High
Question 13
Generals Gallieni, Manoury, Joffre, French, von Kluck, von BUlow and von Moltke were involved in which battle that stopped the German advance in 1914 during World War I?
A
Battle of the Bulge
B
Battle of Waterloo
C
Battle of Culloden
D
Battle of Marne
Question 13 Explanation: 
Battle of Marne
Question 14
Who died at 17 rue Beautrellis, Paris, on 3 July 1971?
A
Brian Jones
B
Jimi Hendrix
C
Janis Joplin
D
Jim Morrison
Question 14 Explanation: 
Jim Morrison
Question 15
Which city is "that toddlin' town" where "on State Street that great street... They do things that they don't do on Broadway. They have the time the time of their life:I saw a man and he danced with his wife"?
A
St Louis
B
Minneapolis
C
Denver
D
Chicago
Question 15 Explanation: 
Chicago
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