General knowledge quiz 455

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What is the name for the private office in the White House of the President of the USA?
A
Oval Office
B
Pentagonal Office
C
Triangular Office
D
Square Office
Question 1 Explanation: 
Oval Office
Question 2
Which one of these has no part to play in the ring at a bull fight?
A
The bull
B
Matador
C
Picador
D
Ecuador
Question 2 Explanation: 
Ecuador
Question 3
Which of Henry VIII's wives was the mother of Mary I?
A
Jane Seymour
B
Anne Boleyn
C
Catherine of Aragon
D
Anne of Cleves
Question 3 Explanation: 
Catherine of Aragon
Question 4
Who was the mother of Marie Antoinette, wife of Louis XIV of France?
A
Madame Marie Curie
B
Queen Elizabeth I of England
C
Catherine the Great of Russia
D
Maria Theresa of Austria
Question 4 Explanation: 
Maria Theresa of Austria
Question 5
Wargaming in one form or another has gone through surges of use and popularity but one form is both ancient and still greatly popular; which is it?
A
Warcraft
B
Ace of Aces
C
Chess
D
Tactics II
Question 5 Explanation: 
Chess
Question 6
Luke Ronchi recently in news, he related with which sport?
A
Snooking
B
Cricket
C
Tennis
D
Badminton
Question 6 Explanation: 
Cricket:Luke Ronchi is a former new Zealand international cricketer, having earlier also represented Australia.
Question 7
Which section of the British forces made a famous charge against Russian forces at Balaklava on 25 October 1854 during the Crimean War?
A
The Dim Brigade
B
The Dark Brigade
C
The Bright Brigade
D
The Light Brigade
Question 7 Explanation: 
The Light Brigade
Question 8
What was the name of Hopalong Cassidy's horse?
A
Topper
B
Trigger
C
Bess
D
Bullet
Question 8 Explanation: 
Topper
Question 9
Which of the following dance is famous in Karnataka?
A
Dollu Kunitha
B
Jawara
C
Chavittu Natakam
D
Macha
Question 9 Explanation: 
Dollu Kunitha:Dollu Kunitha (dance), is a major popular drum dance of Karnataka. Accompanied by singing, it provides spectacular variety and complexity of skills
Question 10
Which of these is a sulphide of mercury?
A
Cinnabar
B
Cinnamon
C
Cineraria
D
Cincinnatus
Question 10 Explanation: 
Cinnabar
Question 11
What position has Boris Johnson held from 4 May 2008?
A
Mayor of London
B
Heavyweight Boxing Champion of the World
C
Bass guitarist for the Rolling Stones
D
Goalkeeper for Manchester United
Question 11 Explanation: 
Mayor of London
Question 12
Wisdom teeth appear when?
A
When born
B
Adulthood
C
Middle age
D
Going to school
Question 12 Explanation: 
Adulthood
Question 13
Which group released the song "I Just Shot John Lennon" on their album "To the Faithful Departed" in 1996?
A
The Smashing Pumpkins
B
The Cranberries
C
The Rolling Stones
D
The Arctic Monkeys
Question 13 Explanation: 
The Cranberries
Question 14
The southernmost part of the world is
A
Cape of Good Hope, Africa
B
Cape of Horn, S. America
C
Colombo, Sri Lanka
D
Wellington, New Zealand
Question 15
Set to poetry, owing much to fairytales of the same kind as those used by Hans Christian Andersen, and an enduring Czechoslovakian masterpiece this was was first performed in 1901. What is the piece?
A
Rusalka by Antonin Dvorak
B
The Bartered Bride by Bedrich Smetana
C
Alexandre Bis by Bohuslav Martinu
D
Svatopluk by Eugen Suchon
Question 15 Explanation: 
Rusalka by Antonin Dvorak
Question 16
Which of these is a type of international code?
A
Holmes
B
Colombo
C
Marple
D
Morse
Question 16 Explanation: 
Morse
There are 16 questions to complete.

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