General knowledge quiz 515

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which bass guitarist, songwriter, singer, and horn player, best known as part of "The Who", died in June 2002?
A
John Paul Jones
B
Keith Moon
C
Bill Wyman
D
John Entwhistle
Question 1 Explanation: 
John Entwhistle
Question 2
Which of these was the title of a 1966 play by Joe Orton?
A
Swag
B
Loot
C
Nicked
D
Grass
Question 2 Explanation: 
Loot
Question 3
Which of these is no longer an Olympic sport?
A
Handball
B
Curling
C
Snowboarding
D
Softball
Question 3 Explanation: 
Softball
Question 4
Which of these planets is known for its rings?
A
Mercury
B
Saturn
C
Earth
D
Venus
Question 4 Explanation: 
Saturn
Question 5
Who was King of Hungary from 1000 to 1038, changed his name from Wajk on becoming Christian, and is Hungary's patron saint?
A
Stephen
B
Christopher
C
Wenceslas
D
Richard
Question 5 Explanation: 
Stephen
Question 6
Saga Dawa festival celebrated in..........
A
Sikkim
B
Megalaya
C
Manipur
D
Jharkhand
Question 7
Which fashion designer created Madonna's clothes for her 1990 "Blonde Ambition" tour, which included the "conical bra"?
A
Jean-Paul Gaultier
B
John Galliano
C
Matthew Williamson
D
Mary Quant
Question 7 Explanation: 
Jean-Paul Gaultier
Question 8
The term ' End Line' is related with..........
A
Table Tennis
B
Lawn Tennis
C
Polo
D
Wrestling
Question 8 Explanation: 
Table Tennis:End line-The line at each end of the table. For the ball to remain in play, the ball must not carry over this line.
Question 9
Who is credited with inventing the gyroscope?
A
Leon Foucault
B
Leonardo da Vinci
C
Robert Hooke
D
Michael Faraday
Question 9 Explanation: 
Leon Foucault
Question 10
In the 1920s and 1930s, Bessie Smith was known as what?
A
Ol' Red Eyes
B
Empress of the Blues
C
The Last of the Big Mommas
D
Tootie Frutti
Question 10 Explanation: 
Empress of the Blues
Question 11
In which country, which was neutral in World War II, was there a revolution which deposed the monarchy in 1910, then a military coup d'etat in 1926, followed by a right-wing dictatorship?
A
Portugal
B
Spain
C
Great Britain
D
China
Question 11 Explanation: 
Portugal
Question 12
The word "algebra" comes from which language?
A
Yiddish
B
Greek
C
Arabic
D
Russian
Question 12 Explanation: 
Arabic
Question 13
What happens when Venus is said to be in "inferior conjunction"?
A
It is precisely on the same side of the sun as the earth
B
It is precisely on the opposite side of the sun from the earth
C
It is in line with Mercury, the earth and the sun
D
It is in line with Mars, the sun and the earth
Question 13 Explanation: 
It is precisely on the same side of the sun as the earth
Question 14
Which of these expressions is commonly heard at a cricket match?
A
Yoo hoo
B
'Ello 'ello 'ello
C
Howzat
D
Oyez
Question 14 Explanation: 
Howzat
Question 15
Which of these is not found on the route of the Trans-Siberian Railway?
A
Irkutsk
B
Ulaan Bataar
C
Ulan-Ude
D
Krasnoyarsk
Question 15 Explanation: 
Ulaan Bataar
Question 16
What was Woulfe's Apparatus designed to do?
A
Prepare picric acid
B
Collect blood from large farm animals
C
Collect noxious gases safely
D
Assist in an alchemical process to turn base metal into gold
Question 16 Explanation: 
Collect noxious gases safely
There are 16 questions to complete.

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