General knowledge quiz 483

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What is the Song of Songs part of?
A
The Jewish and Christian Bible
B
"Jesus Christ Superstar"
C
The Lord of the Rings trilogy
D
The Epic of Gilgamesh
Question 1 Explanation: 
The Jewish and Christian Bible
Question 2
The book titled 'Gone Girl' is penned by..........
A
Mark Leibovish
B
Robert Galbraith
C
Giliyan Flynn
D
Ashim Choudhury
Question 2 Explanation: 
Giliyan Flynn:Gone Girl is a thriller novel by the writer Gillian Flynn. It was published by Crown Publishing.
Question 3
Benedict Cumberbatch appears as the eponymous hero, created by Steve Ditko, in what 2016 superhero film?
A
Dr Strange
B
Daredevil
C
Dr Octopus
D
Blade
Question 3 Explanation: 
Dr Strange
Question 4
Who made the longest Oscar acceptance speech, at five minutes and 30 seconds, when collecting her Oscar for Best Actress in 1942 for her role as Mrs. Miniver?
A
Greer Garson
B
Jessica Tandy
C
Vivien Leigh
D
Elizabeth Taylor
Question 4 Explanation: 
Greer Garson
Question 5
Who was the captain of "The Titanic" on its maiden voyage?
A
Daniel Dow
B
John Pritchard
C
Arthur Rostron
D
Edward Smith
Question 5 Explanation: 
Edward Smith
Question 6
The longest-running speech radio show in the world (58 years) that was discontinued in March 2004, was Alistair Cooke's "Letter from..." where?
A
America
B
France
C
Down below
D
Behind the lines
Question 6 Explanation: 
America
Question 7
Who composed the music for the musical "Chess"?
A
Richard Rodgers
B
Andrew Lloyd Webber
C
Lionel Bart
D
Bjorn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson
Question 7 Explanation: 
Bjorn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson
Question 8
By what name is Paul David Hewson (born 10 May 1960 in Glasnevin, Dublin, Ireland) better known?
A
Slash
B
Edge
C
Bob Dylan
D
Bono
Question 8 Explanation: 
Bono
Question 9
What is a point of significance about the summit of Mount Chimborazo in the Ecuadorean Andes?
A
High deposits of sea shells
B
It is the lowest summit in the Andes mountains
C
It is the site of an important Aztec fortress
D
It is the point on the Earth's surface most distant from its centre
Question 9 Explanation: 
It is the point on the Earth's surface most distant from its centre
Question 10
Which of these is the name given to a northern to north-eastern wind in the Adriatic, and in Croatia, Italy, Greece, Slovenia, and Turkey?
A
Mistral
B
Bora
C
Sirocco
D
Simoom
Question 10 Explanation: 
Bora
Question 11
Which of the following is biodegradable?
A
Water bottles
B
Mobile covers
C
Iron ball
D
Leather belts
Question 11 Explanation: 
Leather belts:Leather is biodegradable and can be decomposed.
Question 12
Who is the author of the book ''Gita Press and the Making of Hindu India'' that won the Bhatt First Book Prize 2016?
A
Manu S. Pillai
B
Akshaya Mukul
C
Madhu Gurung
D
Sophia Khan
Question 12 Explanation: 
Senior journalist at the Times of India Akshaya Mukulhas been awarded the Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize 2016. He has been awarded for his book ''Gita Press and the Making of Hindu India''.
Question 13
Who among the following is conferred with the title ' Raja' by Akbar?
A
Babur
B
Abdul Fazal
C
Tansen
D
Birbal
Question 13 Explanation: 
Birbal:Birbal's actual name was Mahesh Das. He was conferred the title of Raja by Akbar.
Question 14
Which British actor made his film debut in Peter Ustinov's film adaptation of "Billy Budd" (1962) and went on to make a number of films, including "The Collector" (1965), "Far From The Madding Crowd" (1967), "Poor Cow" (1967), "Wall Street" (1987), "The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert" (1994), "Bowfinger" (1999), "My Boss's Daughter" (2003) and "Elektra" (2005)?
A
Albert Finney
B
Alan Bates
C
Peter O'Toole
D
Terence Stamp
Question 14 Explanation: 
Terence Stamp
Question 15
Which of these instruments was a feature of spectating at the FIFA World Cup 2010?
A
Bagpipe
B
Tambora
C
Vuvuzela
D
Ocarina
Question 15 Explanation: 
Vuvuzela
Question 16
Which of these flags does not have a sun on it?
A
Macedonia
B
Antigua and Barbuda
C
Kiribati
D
Israel
Question 16 Explanation: 
Israel
There are 16 questions to complete.

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