General knowledge quiz 49

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Who was the head of an international sporting body who once suggested that women players (in that sport) should wear tighter shorts and lowcut shirts to make their game more appealing?
A
Colin Cowdrey
B
Juan Samaranch
C
Max Mosley
D
Sepp Blatter
Question 1 Explanation: 
Sepp Blatter
Question 2
Which city is associated with the XXIV Olympic Winter Games?
A
Sochi, Russia
B
Pyeongchang, South Korea
C
Beijing, People's Republic of China
D
Vancouver, Canada
Question 2 Explanation: 
Beijing, People's Republic of China
Question 3
Carlos Menem was the president of which country from 8 July 1989 to 10 December 1999?
A
Brazil
B
Argentina
C
Chile
D
Paraguay
Question 3 Explanation: 
Argentina
Question 4
Elaine Paige and Barbara Dickson had a hit with which song in 1985?
A
I Don't Know How to Love Him
B
I Know Him So Well
C
My Favourite Things
D
Da Doo Ron Ron
Question 4 Explanation: 
I Know Him So Well
Question 5
Which festival is celebrated in Odisha?
A
Dhanu Jatra
B
Bathukamma
C
Phool Dei
D
Hilijatra
Question 5 Explanation: 
Dhanu Chatra:Dhanu jatra or Dhanu yatra is an annual drama-based open air theatrical performance celebrated in Bargarh, Odisha. Spread across a 6km radius area around the Bargarh municipality, it is considered as world's largest open air theater.
Question 6
What is the name of the surface used to play a game of curling?
A
Pitch
B
Bed
C
Field
D
Sheet
Question 6 Explanation: 
Sheet
Question 7
Where is Timbuktu?
A
Sweden
B
Saskatchewan, Canada
C
Mali, in West Africa
D
New South Wales, Australia
Question 7 Explanation: 
Mali, in West Africa
Question 8
The escaped prisoner "Angelotti" appears in which opera?
A
Tosca
B
Turandot
C
Die Fledermaus
D
Carmen
Question 8 Explanation: 
Tosca
Question 9
Chandika Hathurusingha was appointed as head coach of which team?
A
Sri Lanka cricket team
B
Sri Lanka football team
C
Sri Lanka hockey team
D
Sri Lanka basketball team
Question 9 Explanation: 
Sri Lanka cricket team
Question 10
What is the literal translation of "Ave Maria"?
A
Sing with me
B
How you doin'?
C
Mary Avenue
D
Hail Mary
Question 10 Explanation: 
Hail Mary
Question 11
Which of these is a variety of leather?
A
Sweet
B
Swede
C
Suede
D
Suite
Question 11 Explanation: 
Suede
Question 12
Who are the two main characters in the TV series "The Big Bang Theory"?
A
Hale and Pace
B
Sheldon and Leonard
C
Emma Peel and John Steed
D
Bill and Ben
Question 12 Explanation: 
Sheldon and Leonard
Question 13
What is the Great Karoo, or Karroo?
A
A giant kangaroo which lived in Australia during the Pleistocene
B
A desert in central Australia
C
A religious statue reputed to be found in central Ethiopia
D
A high, semi-arid plateau basin in South Africa
Question 13 Explanation: 
A high, semi-arid plateau basin in South Africa
Question 14
In which country are members of parliament known, not as MPs, but TDs?
A
Iran
B
India
C
Israel
D
Ireland
Question 14 Explanation: 
Ireland
Question 15
In certain diseases antibiotics are administered. The object is
A
stimulate production of white blood cells for fighting the disease
B
stimulate production of antibodies
C
inhibit the growth of bacteria
D
produce toxins against bacteria
Question 16
Which of these was the last to make its debut on British TV?
A
Peak Practice
B
Angels
C
Dr Finlay's Casebook
D
Emergency Ward 10
Question 16 Explanation: 
Peak Practice
There are 16 questions to complete.

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