General knowledge quiz 486

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
A 1966 British children's TV series featuring stop-motion puppets, and each episode began with a music box playing, accompanied by "Here is a box, a musical box, wound up and ready to play. But this box can hide a secret inside. Can you guess what is in it today?" Which of these was it?
A
Playschool
B
The Magic Roundabout
C
Rainbow
D
Camberwick Green
Question 1 Explanation: 
Camberwick Green
Question 2
In 2007, David Beckham signed for which of these soccer clubs?
A
L A Galaxy
B
All Whites
C
Awassa City
D
Spartak, Moscow
Question 2 Explanation: 
L A Galaxy
Question 3
Which of these is a language of north-western South Africa?
A
Kanawa
B
Bwana
C
Lackawanna
D
Tswana
Question 3 Explanation: 
Tswana
Question 4
What is the word in music for any set of different notes that is heard as if sounding simultaneously?
A
Chord
B
Octave
C
Chorus
D
Unison
Question 4 Explanation: 
Chord
Question 5
The songs "Almost Like Being In Love" and "Come To Me, Bend To Me" are from which musical?
A
The King And I
B
Brigadoon
C
A Little Night Music
D
My Fair Lady
Question 5 Explanation: 
Brigadoon
Question 6
What is the minimum period permissible between two sessions of Parliaments?
A
60 days
B
90days
C
100days
D
12days
Question 6 Explanation: 
90days:The Constitution empowers the president to summon each House at such intervals that there should not be more than a six-month gap between the two sessions. Hence the Parliament must meet at least twice a year.The minimum period permissible between two sessions of Parliaments is 3 months and maximum 6 months.
Question 7
What was Cleopatra's favourite colour?
A
Green
B
Purple
C
Blue
D
White
Question 7 Explanation: 
Purple
Question 8
What structure was designed by John A Roebling, who supervised construction until his death when the project was taken over by his son, Washington?
A
Brooklyn Bridge, New York
B
Empire State Building, New York
C
Sears Tower, Chicago
D
Cable car system, San Francisco
Question 8 Explanation: 
Brooklyn Bridge, New York
Question 9
With which sport is Babe Ruth associated?
A
Ice hockey
B
Soccer
C
Baseball
D
Synchronised swimming
Question 9 Explanation: 
Baseball
Question 10
Where were the Wyandot people settled prior to European contact?
A
In the St Lawrence valley, North America
B
In the Caucasus Mountains
C
Northern Australia
D
Patagonia
Question 10 Explanation: 
In the St Lawrence valley, North America
Question 11
What word is used in the UK for chicken less than 28 days old at slaughter and usually weighing 400-450 grammes and in the USA for the Rock Cornish game hen, which is twice as old and twice as large?
A
Poussin
B
Poisson
C
Pontoon
D
Pleasante
Question 11 Explanation: 
Poussin
Question 12
What would you be expected to do with aspic?
A
Eat it
B
Sit on it
C
Spray it under your armpits
D
Wash with it
Question 12 Explanation: 
Eat it
Question 13
Which of these might you use if you were mountain climbing?
A
Courvoisier
B
Caribbean
C
Carabinieri
D
Carabiner
Question 13 Explanation: 
Carabiner
Question 14
Which of these comes closest to the meaning of the French phrase "bon appetit"?
A
After dinner mint
B
Good zoo
C
Large brassiere
D
Enjoy your meal
Question 14 Explanation: 
Enjoy your meal
Question 15
Twinkling of stars is based upon..........
A
Reflection
B
Refraction
C
Scateering
D
Both Reflection and Refraction
Question 15 Explanation: 
Refraction:Refraction is the bending of a wave when it enters a medium where its speed is different
Question 16
The longest rift valley is the valley of the which river?
A
Amazon
B
Jordan
C
Banias
D
Dan
Question 16 Explanation: 
Jordan:The Jordan Rift Valley is an elongated depression located in modern-day Israel, Jordan, and Palestine. This geographic region includes the entire length of the Jordan River-from its sources.
There are 16 questions to complete.

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