General knowledge quiz 541

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of these is a popular ball game?
A
Pumpkin
B
Squelch
C
Squish
D
Squash
Question 1 Explanation: 
Squash
Question 2
Which of these is a fashion designer and the son of a London taxi-driver?
A
Ossie Clark
B
Hardy Amies
C
Alexander McQueen
D
David Emanuel
Question 2 Explanation: 
Alexander McQueen
Question 3
Direct rule by the British Crown in India from 1858 to 1947 was preceded by the dissolution of what?
A
The Mughal Empire
B
The British Raj
C
The East India Company
D
The Indian National Congress
Question 3 Explanation: 
The East India Company
Question 4
What was the first feature film under its new persona by the studio formed from The Graphics Group of Lucasfilm?
A
Toy Story
B
ReBoot
C
Chicken Little
D
Antz
Question 4 Explanation: 
Toy Story
Question 5
Which forest is known as Evergreen forest?
A
Western Ghats
B
Sagano Bamboo Forest
C
Crooked Forest
D
Amazon Rainforest
Question 5 Explanation: 
Western Ghats:An evergreen forest is a forest consisting entirely or mainly of evergreen trees that retain green foliage all year round. The Western Ghats or Sahyadri is a mountain range that runs parallel to the western coast of the Indian peninsula, located entirely in India.
Question 6
Which celebrated athlete announced that their last Olympic competition would be the 2016 Summer Olympics in Brazil?
A
Swimmer Michael Phelps
B
Track athlete Usain Bolt
C
Shot putter Valerie Adams
D
Sailor Peter Burling
Question 6 Explanation: 
Track athlete Usain Bolt
Question 7
Which letter is unique to the Icelandic alphabet?
A
y (ypsilon i)
B
o (eth)
C
b (thorn)
D
E (ai)
Question 7 Explanation: 
b (thorn)
Question 8
Which is responsible for blood clotting?
A
Thrombocytes
B
Plasma
C
Erythrocytes
D
Leukocytes
Question 8 Explanation: 
Thrombocytes:Platelets, also called are a component of blood whose function (along with the coagulation factors) is to stop bleeding by clumping and clotting blood vessel injuries.
Question 9
Kelly Slater is both the youngest and oldest person to hold the world title in what sport?
A
Snooker
B
Surfing
C
IndyCar racing
D
Wrestling
Question 9 Explanation: 
Surfing
Question 10
The Serbian Empire came under Turkish domination after which battle in 1389?
A
Battle of Bull Run
B
Battle of Kosovo
C
The Siege of Sevastopol
D
Battle of the Bulge
Question 10 Explanation: 
Battle of Kosovo
Question 11
In which country is the town of Gorgonzola?
A
Spain
B
Switzerland
C
Netherlands
D
Italy
Question 11 Explanation: 
Italy
Question 12
Telly Savalas played Theo Kojak in a TV series that first aired from 1973 to 1978. What confectionery is associated with the character?
A
Ice cream
B
Chocolate bar
C
Lollipop
D
Turkish delight
Question 12 Explanation: 
Lollipop
Question 13
Who wrote the sons "I've Got You Under My Skin" and "I Get A Kick Out Of You"?
A
George & Ira Gershwin
B
Irving Berlin
C
Noel Coward
D
Cole Porter
Question 13 Explanation: 
Cole Porter
Question 14
..........is the capital of Bulgaria
A
Sarajevo
B
Sofia
C
Bangui
D
Praia
Question 14 Explanation: 
Sofia:Bulgaria-Sofia(Capital) and Lev(Currency)
Question 15
"Solitaire" is known as a card game in the USA:what is used to play the game known as "Solitaire" in the UK?
A
Board with 64 squares & 8 red & 8 black counters
B
Board with pegs and holes
C
Round ball and 1 hoop
D
Rings made of rope
Question 15 Explanation: 
Board with pegs and holes
Question 16
What is the name of a free improvisatory passage inserted near the end of a composition to create a feeling of suspense before the final cadence?
A
Rallentando
B
Decoration
C
Pizzicato
D
Cadenza
Question 16 Explanation: 
Cadenza
There are 16 questions to complete.

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