General knowledge quiz 545

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
In Alexander Dumas's book "The Three Musketeers", two of the Musketeers are called Athos and Porthos. What was the name of the third Musketeer?
A
Planchet
B
Cardinal Richelieu
C
D'Artagnan
D
Aramis
Question 1 Explanation: 
Aramis
Question 2
What style of French painting, influenced by Flemish and Dutch Baroque and Italian styles, with schools developed around Caravaggio and Peter Paul Rubens, was practised by Georges de la Tour, Simon Vouet, and the Le Nain brothers?
A
Renaissance
B
Louis XIII
C
Pre-Raphaelite
D
Impressionist
Question 2 Explanation: 
Louis XIII
Question 3
Which of these English monarchs does not appear in the title of a play by William Shakespeare?
A
Richard III
B
Henry V
C
Henry VI
D
Edward IV
Question 3 Explanation: 
Edward IV
Question 4
Which word was coined by Karel Capek in his play "R. U. R." in 1929?
A
Robot
B
Rocket
C
Hologram
D
Spacestation
Question 4 Explanation: 
Robot
Question 5
With what activity was Isadora Duncan associated?
A
Sculpture
B
Fashion
C
Poetry
D
Dance
Question 5 Explanation: 
Dance
Question 6
Maria Theresa Walburga Amalia Christina (1717-1780) was the only female ruler of the Habsburg dominions and ruled in her own right over 11 territories in what is now Europe. She also ruled by marriage in Lorraine, Tuscany and what other?
A
Scotland
B
Holy Roman Empire
C
Japan
D
Canada
Question 6 Explanation: 
Holy Roman Empire
Question 7
State-funded good, universal and free healthcare is provided in some form in a number of countries, among them the UK, New Zealand, Russia (nominally, although unofficial charges are often added), and which other of these?
A
USA
B
Spain
C
Germany
D
China
Question 7 Explanation: 
Spain
Question 8
Who was the Greek goddess of wisdom, war and the liberal arts?
A
Pallas Athene
B
Hera
C
Barbara
D
Jennifer
Question 8 Explanation: 
Pallas Athene
Question 9
Which of these bands had a blonde female lead singer?
A
The Smiths
B
Blondie
C
The Pet Shop Boys
D
Westlife
Question 9 Explanation: 
Blondie
Question 10
Who starred in "The Long Good Friday" (1979), a British gangster film set in London, England?
A
Michael Caine & Audrey Hepburn
B
Pierce Brosnan & Brigitte Bardot
C
Bob Hoskins & Helen Mirren
D
Ray Winstone & Katharine Hepburn
Question 10 Explanation: 
Bob Hoskins & Helen Mirren
Question 11
The first Agriculture Census was conducted in the year
A
1970-71
B
1969-70
C
1972-73
D
1980-81
Question 11 Explanation: 
1970-71:Every five years, an agricultural census is conducted in India. First such census was done in 1970s and the reference year for the first Agriculture Census was 1970-71.
Question 12
Demi Moore shaved her head for the title role in which 1997 film?
A
GI Jane
B
Barbarella
C
Planet of the Apes
D
THX 1138
Question 12 Explanation: 
GI Jane
Question 13
What is the word for a textual expression representing the face of a writer's mood or facial expression, such as:-), :-(, and:-D, used in e-mails and text messages?
A
Satyricon
B
Pantechnicon
C
Rubicon
D
Emoticon
Question 13 Explanation: 
Emoticon
Question 14
Who studies fish?
A
Philatelist
B
Icthyologist
C
Numismatist
D
Hypnotist
Question 14 Explanation: 
Icthyologist
Question 15
What is the largest city in the province of Alberta, Canada?
A
Lethbridge
B
Edmonton
C
Red Deer
D
Calgary
Question 15 Explanation: 
Calgary
Question 16
By what name is Edson Arantes do Nascimento better known to his fans?
A
Pele
B
Ronaldinho
C
Madonna
D
Michael Jackson
Question 16 Explanation: 
Pele
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