General knowledge quiz 497

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which President of the USA was involved in a scandal concerning Monica Lewinsky?
A
Bill Clinton
B
Abraham Lincoln
C
Thomas Jefferson
D
Barack Obama
Question 1 Explanation: 
Bill Clinton
Question 2
Who is the boss of the fictional Inspector Clouseau of the French Surete in the "Pink Panther" series of films?
A
Chief Inspector Dreyfus
B
Inspector Morse
C
Detective Inspector Wexford
D
Superintendent Jack Meadows
Question 2 Explanation: 
Chief Inspector Dreyfus
Question 3
The city of Las Vegas is in which US state?
A
Texas
B
California
C
Nevada
D
New Mexico
Question 3 Explanation: 
Nevada
Question 4
The member of SEATO (South-East Asia Treaty Organisation) are
A
Australia, France, New Zealand
B
Philippines, Thailand
C
UK and USA
D
All of the above
Question 5
Which body of UNO carries on the function of the UNO with regard to international, economic, social, cultural, education, wealth and related matters?
A
General Assembly
B
Security Council
C
The Economic and Social Council
D
Trusteeship Council
Question 6
Which of these is an ancient siege machine?
A
Pinochet
B
Trebuchet
C
Ricochet
D
Soyousay
Question 6 Explanation: 
Trebuchet
Question 7
Which of these was a Pasha and Fleet Admiral of the Ottoman Navy from 1532 to 1545, and dominated the Mediterranean for decades?
A
Leviathan
B
Saladin
C
Gilgamesh
D
Barbarossa
Question 7 Explanation: 
Barbarossa
Question 8
Who, before being awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature for 2003, was the first author to be awarded the Booker Prize twice?
A
Arundhati Roy
B
Peter Carey
C
Margaret Atwood
D
J M Coetzee
Question 8 Explanation: 
J M Coetzee
Question 9
The title of a 1999 film was "Being John... " who?
A
Malkovich
B
Deere
C
Wayne
D
Major
Question 9 Explanation: 
Malkovich
Question 10
What is the word for the minimum number of people necessary to formally constitute a meeting?
A
Kangaroo Court
B
Quorum
C
Agendum
D
Quern
Question 10 Explanation: 
Quorum
Question 11
Who won the Hockey Champions Challenge for Women played in Cape Town, South Africa, in 2009?
A
South Africa
B
New Zealand
C
China
D
Korea
Question 11 Explanation: 
New Zealand
Question 12
In the nursery rhyme, who sat on a wall and had a great fall?
A
Humpty
B
The Duke of Gloucester
C
Jack Sprat
D
Mary
Question 12 Explanation: 
Humpty
Question 13
"Gamp" and "bumbershoot" are alternative words for which of these objects?
A
Boot
B
Umbrella
C
Belt
D
Overshirt
Question 13 Explanation: 
Umbrella
Question 14
Whose birth and death are commemorated on the same day?
A
Kings and Queens of England
B
Buddha
C
William Shakespeare
D
George Washington
Question 14 Explanation: 
William Shakespeare
Question 15
The major crops found in Sudan are
A
rice, barley, bananas, cocoa
B
maize, cotton, bananas, groundnut
C
bajra, oats, tobacco
D
wool, wine, jute
Question 16
What Roman road in England linked Exeter in South West England to Lincoln in the East Midlands, via Ilchester, Bath, Cirencester and Leicester?
A
Stane Street
B
Dere Street
C
Fosse Way
D
The Portway
Question 16 Explanation: 
Fosse Way
There are 16 questions to complete.

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