General knowledge quiz 5

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of these is a British TV series (which has the alternative title of "MI-5") that follows the work of a group of intelligence officers based at their Thames House headquarters, in a highly secure suite of offices known as The Grid?
A
The Thamesmen
B
Callan
C
Spooks
D
The Magic Roundabout
Question 1 Explanation: 
Spooks
Question 2
The 1996 Port Arthur massacre, carried out by a single gunman, took place where?
A
Port Arthur, Texas, USA
B
Port Arthur, Tasmania, Australia
C
Port Arthur, Ontario, Canada
D
Port Arthur, LUshunkou District, China
Question 2 Explanation: 
Port Arthur, Tasmania, Australia
Question 3
In the 1960 film "Psycho" directed by Alfred Hitchcock, what was the setting for the first murder scene?
A
Bedroom
B
Shower
C
Dining room
D
Hallway
Question 3 Explanation: 
Shower
Question 4
A kazoo makes its sound as a musical instrument by doing what?
A
Modifying the player's voice
B
By being plucked by the teeth or tongue
C
With a vibrating reed
D
Using the player's breath
Question 4 Explanation: 
Modifying the player's voice
Question 5
What conflict in 1935 resulted in Mussolini annexing a large African territory for Italy, withdrawing in 1941?
A
Battle of the Ogaden
B
Congolese War
C
Suiyuan Campaign
D
Abyssinian War
Question 5 Explanation: 
Abyssinian War
Question 6
Which allows banks and other financial institution to auction residential or commercial properties to recover loans?
A
Industrial Disputes Act 1947
B
Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999
C
Banking Regulation Act, 1949
D
SARFAESI Act, 2002
Question 6 Explanation: 
The Securitisation and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Security Interest Act, 2002 (also known as the SARFAESI Act) is an Indian law. It allows banks and other financial institution to auction residential or commercial properties to recover loans
Question 7
Australian Shane Warne is associated with which sport?
A
Tennis
B
Cricket
C
Hockey
D
Squash
Question 7 Explanation: 
Cricket
Question 8
Who succeeded Prince Rainier of Monaco?
A
Prince Albert
B
Princess Caroline
C
Elizabeth II
D
President Franco
Question 8 Explanation: 
Prince Albert
Question 9
Besides being a composer, philosopher, poet, artist and printmaker, John Cage was a leading authority on what?
A
Automatic weapons
B
Alligators
C
Wine
D
Mushrooms
Question 9 Explanation: 
Mushrooms
Question 10
Until Tony Blair's prime ministership, which of Britain's Labour Prime Ministers was in office for the longest continuous term?
A
Ramsay MacDonald
B
Harold Wilson
C
James Callaghan
D
Clement Attlee
Question 10 Explanation: 
Clement Attlee
Question 11
Re-harvesting is also known as
A
Synergetic Cropping
B
Live Mulch System
C
Ratooning
D
Solid Planting
Question 11 Explanation: 
Ratooning:Ratoon cropping is growing a fresh crop from the stubbles or suckers of the plant crop without replanting. It is also referred to as stubble cropping, re-harvesting.
Question 12
Which one of these films did director, screenwriter, producer, cinematographer, editor, and photographer Stanley Kubrick NOT direct?
A
A Clockwork Orange (1971)
B
Spartacus (1960)
C
Sons and Lovers (1960)
D
Lolita (1962)
Question 12 Explanation: 
Sons and Lovers (1960)
Question 13
Which of these sports has an arbitrator officially called an "umpire"?
A
Cricket
B
Rugby Union
C
Soccer
D
Boxing
Question 13 Explanation: 
Cricket
Question 14
According to the Bible, who visited Solomon?
A
Ruth
B
Lot's Wife
C
Mary Magdalene
D
The Queen of Sheba
Question 14 Explanation: 
The Queen of Sheba
Question 15
In 1898, 14 years before the Titanic sank, novelist Morgan Robertson published "Futility", a short novel about an enormous British passenger liner, which, thought to be unsinkable, carries insufficient lifeboats and on a voyage in April, hits an iceberg and sinks in the North Atlantic with the loss of almost everyone on board. What was the name of the ship in this story?
A
The Molly Brown
B
The Titan
C
Queen Elizabeth
D
Brittania
Question 15 Explanation: 
The Titan
Question 16
Which of these islands belongs to Malaysia?
A
New Caledonia
B
Sri Lanka
C
Taiwan
D
Penang
Question 16 Explanation: 
Penang
There are 16 questions to complete.

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