General knowledge quiz 433

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What is a quid pro quo?
A
A chunk of tobacco
B
Something in return
C
Demonstration of proof in an argument
D
Sponsorship
Question 1 Explanation: 
Something in return
Question 2
Who identified "The Four Freedoms" (freedom of speech and expression, freedom of worship, freedom from want, freedom from fear) in a message to the US Congress?
A
George Washington
B
F D Roosevelt
C
Abraham Lincoln
D
George W Bush
Question 2 Explanation: 
F D Roosevelt
Question 3
Which of these is not a French card suit?
A
Trefle
B
Diamant
C
Pique
D
Coeur
Question 3 Explanation: 
Diamant
Question 4
Father and son walk to do some fishing while the theme tune is whistled in the opening credits of which popular TV series first broadcast from 1960 to 1968?
A
Happy Days
B
The Andy Griffith Show
C
My Three Sons
D
Dragnet
Question 4 Explanation: 
The Andy Griffith Show
Question 5
In what decade was Queen Elizabeth II born?
A
1930s
B
1910s
C
1920s
D
1900s
Question 5 Explanation: 
1920s
Question 6
Which Frenchman was a Franciscan, then a Benedictine monk, a teacher, a professor of anatomy and a priest, who wrote "Gargantua et Pantagruel", a huge comic narrative full of miscellaneous learning from the 16th century?
A
Moliere
B
Alexandre Dumas
C
Victor Hugo
D
Francois Rabelais
Question 6 Explanation: 
Francois Rabelais
Question 7
Which 20th century musical is based on Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet"?
A
The Rocky Horror Show
B
West Side Story
C
South Pacific
D
The Phantom of the Opera
Question 7 Explanation: 
West Side Story
Question 8
How are the names Ray Rice, Greg Hardy, Josh Brown and USA's National Football League (NFL) linked in media comment?
A
Domestic violence
B
Deflating balls for a game
C
Most valued NFL players
D
First NFL players to exceed annual pay of $30 million
Question 8 Explanation: 
Domestic violence
Question 9
Loihi Seamount, an active undersea volcano, is around 35 km (22 miles) off the southeast coast of where?
A
England
B
Hawai'i
C
Argentina
D
Africa
Question 9 Explanation: 
Hawai'i
Question 10
What activity had Afro-American Booker T Washington been involved with to be invited to dinner at the White House in 1901 by Theodore Roosevelt?
A
Scientific discoveries
B
Playing jazz music
C
Farming
D
Anti-segregation activities
Question 10 Explanation: 
Anti-segregation activities
Question 11
Which of these people is concerned with the study of gorillas?
A
Diane Wheeler
B
Diane Keaton
C
Diana Rigg
D
Dian Fossey
Question 11 Explanation: 
Dian Fossey
Question 12
During World War I, Turkey was on the same side as which of these countries?
A
Germany
B
Britain
C
France
D
USA
Question 12 Explanation: 
Germany
Question 13
Which of the following have never been Prime Minister of Great Britain?
A
Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington
B
Sir Robert Walpole
C
Spencer Perceval
D
William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley
Question 13 Explanation: 
William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley
Question 14
International Paralympic Committee headquarters located in..........
A
Germany
B
France
C
USA
D
Italy
Question 14 Explanation: 
Germany:The International Paralympic Committee is an international non-profit organisation and the global governing body for the Paralympic Movement. Headquarters:Bonn, Germany
Question 15
What is an Afrikaans and South African English word for a roughly circular enclosure for livestock, surrounded by fencing?
A
Kraal
B
Igloo
C
Boma
D
Tepee
Question 15 Explanation: 
Kraal
Question 16
Which is the currency of Chile?
A
Peso
B
Euro
C
Pound
D
Koruna
Question 16 Explanation: 
Peso:Chile-Santiago(Capital) and Peso(Currency)
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