General knowledge quiz 452

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What is the name of an exhibition basketball team that combines athleticism, theatre and comedy that was created by Abe Saperstein in 1926 in Chicago, Illinois?
A
Queens Hitchhikers
B
Jersey Pigstrotters
C
Manhattan Wanderers
D
Harlem Globetrotters
Question 1 Explanation: 
Harlem Globetrotters
Question 2
The headquarters of IIB is..........
A
Beijing, China
B
Manila, Philippines
C
Shanghai, China
D
Russia, Moscow
Question 2 Explanation: 
The headquarters of International Investment Bank is Russia, Moscow.
Question 3
Io, Europa, Ganymede and Callisto are the moons of which planet?
A
Uranus
B
Mars
C
Jupiter
D
Venus
Question 3 Explanation: 
Jupiter
Question 4
Which of these planets has the greatest extremes of temperature?
A
Mercury
B
Uranus
C
Saturn
D
Earth
Question 4 Explanation: 
Mercury
Question 5
Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jnr, Peter Lawford, Dean Martin and Joey Bishop were known as what?
A
The Cards
B
The Brat Pack
C
The Rat Pack
D
The Jokers
Question 5 Explanation: 
The Rat Pack
Question 6
Who, in 2009, had the most UK #1 singles by a female co-writer (third after Lennon and McCartney), and was the only female to reach the UK #1 as part of a quintet, quartet, duo and as a solo artist?
A
Victoria Beckham / Victoria Adams
B
Geri Halliwell
C
Emma Bunton
D
Melanie Chisholm (Mel C)
Question 6 Explanation: 
Melanie Chisholm (Mel C)
Question 7
What profession requires the artist to know about "F stops"?
A
Photography
B
Carpentry
C
Baking
D
Truck driving
Question 7 Explanation: 
Photography
Question 8
Which of these is a famous conductor?
A
Sir Christopher Wren
B
Sir Edmund Hillary
C
Sir Adrian Boult
D
Sir Humphrey Appleby
Question 8 Explanation: 
Sir Adrian Boult
Question 9
The time interval from when the given star passes directly overhead to when it next passed directly overhead, is defined as
A
one sidereal day
B
one solar day
C
both the terms are similar, so any of these may be used
D
None of the above
Question 10
Which US doctor and poet wrote the "Breakfast Table" series, "Over The Teacups" and "Elsie Venner"?
A
Oliver Wendell Holmes
B
William Cullen Bryant
C
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
D
James Russell Lowell
Question 10 Explanation: 
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Question 11
The Grand Canyon in the USA lies between which two mountain ranges?
A
Rocky Mountains and Sierra Nevada
B
Sierra Madre Oriental and Sierra Madre Occidental
C
Appalachians and Rocky Mountains
D
Brooks Range and Alaskan Range
Question 11 Explanation: 
Rocky Mountains and Sierra Nevada
Question 12
The main objectives of the UN are
A
to maintain peace and security in the world
B
to work together to remove poverty, disease and illiteracy and encourage respect for each other's rights of basic freedom.
C
to develop friendly relations among nations
D
All of the above
Question 13
The creator of TV personality Alan Partridge and the TV comedian who is creator of the "small-man-in-a-box", toured together in a country of continental Europe in which UK TV series?
A
Bored to Death (2009-2011):Stockholm Syndrome
B
Paris (2008)
C
Roman Holiday (1953)
D
The Trip to Italy (2014)
Question 13 Explanation: 
The Trip to Italy (2014)
Question 14
Which painters aim to convey a state of mind rather than create a realistic representation, such as El Greco, Bosch, Goya, Grunewald and Munch?
A
Expressionist
B
Impressionist
C
Cubist
D
Pre-Raphaelite
Question 14 Explanation: 
Expressionist
Question 15
At the 2010 Grammy Awards, who set a new record for the most wins by a female artist in one night, winning six?
A
Lady Ga Ga
B
Beyonce
C
Susan Boyle
D
Gracie Fields
Question 15 Explanation: 
Beyonce
Question 16
How would a balmacaan be used?
A
Eaten
B
Drunk
C
To turn a screw
D
Worn
Question 16 Explanation: 
Worn
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