General knowledge quiz 520

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Who was the sister of film actress Joan Fontaine?
A
Elizabeth Taylor
B
Ava Gardner
C
Olivia De Havilland
D
Joan Collins
Question 1 Explanation: 
Olivia De Havilland
Question 2
Which ragtime pianist, between 1894 and 1915, composed tunes such as "The Entertainer" that became popular in 1973 after being included in the film "The Sting"?
A
Clifford Jordan
B
Scott Joplin
C
Jelly Roll Morton
D
Duke Ellington
Question 2 Explanation: 
Scott Joplin
Question 3
Several traditional musical genres are almost exclusively based on percussion; which of these is not one?
A
Samul nori
B
Kulintang
C
Gamelan
D
Sankyoku
Question 3 Explanation: 
Sankyoku
Question 4
World Intellectual Property Organization(WIPO) is one of the 17specialized agencies of the United Nations and is headquartered in
A
Kenya
B
Paris
C
Geneva
D
New York
Question 4 Explanation: 
Geneva:The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is one of the 17 specialized agencies of the United Nations.WIPO was created in 1967.WIPO currently has 188 member states, administers 26 international treaties and is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland.
Question 5
The capital of which French island in the West Indies between Dominica and Santa Lucia, St Pierre, was destroyed by an earthquake in 1902 and moved to Fort de France?
A
Dominica
B
Sardinia
C
Martinique
D
Tobago
Question 5 Explanation: 
Martinique
Question 6
The Kuril island archipelago lies between the Pacific Ocean and which other sea?
A
The Sea of Okhotsk
B
The Sea of Japan
C
The East China Sea
D
The Bering Sea
Question 6 Explanation: 
The Sea of Okhotsk
Question 7
On which route India's first domestic air flight took place..........
A
Delhi-Mumbai
B
Mumbai-Kolkata
C
Delhi-Karachi
D
Kolkata-Chennai
Question 7 Explanation: 
Delhi-Karachi:The first domestic air route between Karachi and Delhi was in 1941
Question 8
Which is the southernmost point to which Argentina lays claim?
A
South Shetlands
B
Tierra del Fuego
C
South Georgia
D
Next to the South Pole
Question 8 Explanation: 
Next to the South Pole
Question 9
March 22 observed as..........
A
World Sparrow Day
B
World Poetry day
C
World Wildlife Day
D
World Water Day
Question 10
According to legend, where did Queen Guinevere end her days after the death of her husband, King Arthur?
A
Tattershall Castle, Lincolnshire
B
Bodiam Castle, Sussex
C
A nunnery at Amesbury
D
Gascony Abbey in Aquitaine
Question 10 Explanation: 
A nunnery at Amesbury
Question 11
What was the name of the taxi company in the US TV series "Taxi"?
A
Yellow Taxis
B
Taxis-2-U
C
Checker Cabs
D
Sunshine Cab Company
Question 11 Explanation: 
Sunshine Cab Company
Question 12
How many members of a netball team are allowed to shoot at goal?
A
4
B
2
C
3
D
5
Question 12 Explanation: 
2
Question 13
Which Hollywood star married baseball hero Joe DiMaggio?
A
Lana Turner
B
Marilyn Munroe
C
Ava Gardiner
D
Bette Davis
Question 13 Explanation: 
Marilyn Munroe
Question 14
The Koran was written in what language?
A
Arabic
B
Syrian
C
Hebrew
D
Ethiopian
Question 14 Explanation: 
Arabic
Question 15
In which continent is the country of Gabon found?
A
South America
B
Africa
C
Asia
D
India
Question 15 Explanation: 
Africa
Question 16
What does one usually do with a rutabaga?
A
Play it
B
Dance it
C
Wear it
D
Eat it
Question 16 Explanation: 
Eat it
There are 16 questions to complete.

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