General knowledge quiz 437

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The G-20 was founded in..........
A
1982
B
1999
C
1960
D
1972
Question 1 Explanation: 
1999:The G-20 was founded in 1999. The Group of Twenty is an international forum for the governments and central bank governors from 20 major economies.
Question 2
What is the name of a book where photographs or stamps are kept?
A
Almanac
B
Atlas
C
Album
D
Albumen
Question 2 Explanation: 
Album
Question 3
What is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Armenia?
A
.aa
B
.ar
C
.am
D
.ai
Question 3 Explanation: 
.am
Question 4
What do Robbie Williams, Pet Shop Boys, Sir Paul McCartney, Oasis, Paul Weller, Bob Geldof, Duran Duran, Tom Jones, Sting, U2 and the Spice Girls have in common?
A
Having records released by Motown records
B
Providing the theme song for a "James Bond" film
C
Winning the "Outstanding contribution" BRIT award
D
Going to the London School of Economics
Question 4 Explanation: 
Winning the "Outstanding contribution" BRIT award
Question 5
In June 2008, Duran Duran played as part of a fundraising effort for building restoration at a venue that had not allowed a rock concert there before. What was the venue?
A
Central Park, New York
B
The Louvre, Paris
C
Hyde Park, London
D
The steps of the Sydney Opera House
Question 5 Explanation: 
The Louvre, Paris
Question 6
In what activity would a "waulking song" occur?
A
Sailing
B
Hiking
C
Fulling, i.e. tramping to scour and thicken woollen cloth
D
Narrowboating
Question 6 Explanation: 
Fulling, i.e. tramping to scour and thicken woollen cloth
Question 7
Who given the Bombay Plan in 1944?
A
I.G.Patel
B
M. Visvervaraya
C
M. N. Roy
D
S. N. Agarwal
Question 7 Explanation: 
M. N. Roy:The Bombay Plan was given by M. N. Roy in 1944. His plan came to be known as People's Plan.
Question 8
What word best describes a triangle where one angle is equal to 90 degrees?
A
Obtuse
B
Isosceles
C
Scalene
D
Right angled
Question 8 Explanation: 
Right angled
Question 9
What is Spike Milligan's first name?
A
Michael
B
Roger
C
Peter
D
Terence
Question 9 Explanation: 
Terence
Question 10
Who was responsible for the walls of lighted glass and glass columns which filled the dining room and "grand salon" of the liner "SS Normandie", and the interior fittings, cross, screens, reredos and font of "St. Matthew's Churches" at Millbrook in Jersey, USA?
A
Barbara Hepworth
B
Aubrey Beardsley
C
Rene Lalique
D
Mary Quant
Question 10 Explanation: 
Rene Lalique
Question 11
Which of these is not a type of rice?
A
Arborio
B
Jau
C
Jarrah
D
Ponni
Question 11 Explanation: 
Jau
Question 12
What was the sub-title of the book "The Snow Goose" by US writer Paul Gallico?
A
Three Friends, Together Forever
B
A Story of Dunkirk
C
Nature At Its Most Wild
D
One Man And A Dream
Question 12 Explanation: 
A Story of Dunkirk
Question 13
Whose memoirs inspired and largely provided the basis for the UK television series "Call the Midwife"?
A
Jennifer Worth
B
Jennifer Lee
C
Jenny Agutter
D
Jennifer Browne
Question 13 Explanation: 
Jennifer Worth
Question 14
Which 1929 film directed by Alfred Hitchcock is considered to be the first all-talkie feature British film?
A
Vertigo
B
Blackmail
C
Strangers on a Train
D
Rebecca
Question 14 Explanation: 
Blackmail
Question 15
When and where was a standardised time system first used?
A
1886, Japan
B
1883, Pennsylvania, USA
C
1909, Amsterdam. The Netherlands
D
1847, UK
Question 15 Explanation: 
1847, UK
Question 16
When Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer, later chief architect of the public buildings for the new Brazilian capital Brasilia, was appointed in 1953 as dean of Harvard University's Graduate School of Design he was unable to take it up. Why?
A
Work commitments did not leave time for the duties of the position
B
He was refused an American work visa due to his membership of Brazil's Communist Party
C
He was offered a similar position in Brazil
D
He fell ill with polio
Question 16 Explanation: 
He was refused an American work visa due to his membership of Brazil's Communist Party
There are 16 questions to complete.

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