General knowledge quiz 527

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Angle in water molecule is..........
A
10
B
50
C
100.5
D
140.50 4.10
Question 1 Explanation: 
104.50:The result is a distorted tetrahedral arrangement in which the H-O-Hangle is 104.5$^\circ$
Question 2
Where would you find the river Bug?
A
Spain
B
Estonia
C
Ukraine
D
Sweden
Question 2 Explanation: 
Ukraine
Question 3
Who married the woman who was to become Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands, on 10 March 1966?
A
Prince Henrik
B
Crown Prince Frederik
C
Prince Claus
D
Prince Willem-Alexander
Question 3 Explanation: 
Prince Claus
Question 4
What couple, who have two children, bought neighbouring houses in Belsize Park, London, with a connecting doorway in 2003 because they felt they could not live in the same residence?
A
Hugh Grant & Elizabeth Hurley
B
Mick Jagger & Jerry Hall
C
Helena Bonham Carter & Tim Burton
D
Ringo Starr and Barbara Bach
Question 4 Explanation: 
Helena Bonham Carter & Tim Burton
Question 5
What is the highest mountain in Queensland, Australia (1622 metres), named in 1873 after a British colonial administrator who later became president of the Royal Geographical Society?
A
Mount McKee
B
Mount Atalie Colman
C
Mount Bartle Frere
D
Mount Laurie Soeur
Question 5 Explanation: 
Mount Bartle Frere
Question 6
Which animal character, who first appeared on film in 1933, was conceived by Merian C Cooper and created by Willis O'Brien?
A
Godzilla
B
Lassie
C
Flicka
D
King Kong
Question 6 Explanation: 
King Kong
Question 7
The word "Droogies" was coined in which novel, made into a film directed and co-written by Stanley Kubrick in 1971?
A
A Clockwork Orange
B
1984
C
Brave New World
D
The Time Machine
Question 7 Explanation: 
A Clockwork Orange
Question 8
The Seekers' song "The Carnival is Over" is sung to what music?
A
A romantic song by French composer Francis Poulenc
B
A 16th century madrigal by English composer William Byrd
C
An early 20th century song by American composer George Gershwin
D
A 19th century song about Russian folk hero Stenka Razin
Question 8 Explanation: 
A 19th century song about Russian folk hero Stenka Razin
Question 9
Which cartoonist, whose caricatures of public figures were published in "Private Eye" in the 1960s and 1970s, worked for Pink Floyd on "The Wall" album (1979) and movie (1982)?
A
Gerald Scarfe
B
Christopher Wood
C
Andy Warhol
D
Albert Uderzo
Question 9 Explanation: 
Gerald Scarfe
Question 10
..........measures the intensity of earthquake shocks
A
Spherometer
B
Odometer
C
Salinometer
D
Seismograph
Question 10 Explanation: 
Seismograph:Seismometers are instruments that measure motion of the ground, including those of seismic waves generated by earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, and other seismic sources. Records of seismic waves allow seismologists to map the interior of the Earth, and locate and measure the size of these different sources.
Question 11
First Olympic Games were held in
A
876 BC
B
798 BC
C
776 BC
D
898 BC
Question 12
"Overwhelm" is a word met reasonably often; what does "whelm" mean?
A
Turn upside down, or downwards
B
Nothing, it isn't a word
C
Place a stone horizontally
D
Guide, or steer
Question 12 Explanation: 
Turn upside down, or downwards
Question 13
"And death shall have no dominion" is a poem by which of these?
A
Dylan Thomas
B
Wilfred Owen
C
W H Auden
D
Rudyard Kipling
Question 13 Explanation: 
Dylan Thomas
Question 14
Who devised the UK TV quiz series called "QI"?
A
John Lloyd
B
Stephen Fry
C
Alan Davies
D
Bill Bailey
Question 14 Explanation: 
John Lloyd
Question 15
Which of these people was born Nicholas Coppola?
A
Nicolaus Copernicus
B
Nicholas Cage
C
Frank Capra
D
JJ Cale
Question 15 Explanation: 
Nicholas Cage
Question 16
Which Scottish singer had a #1 hit in the UK with "All This Time" in 2004 after winning the second series of the UK talent show "Pop Idol"?
A
Darius Danesh
B
Will Young
C
Michelle McManus
D
Susanne Manning
Question 16 Explanation: 
Michelle McManus
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