General knowledge quiz 548

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Oscar Pistorius from South Africa is particularly well known, as a sportsman, for what?
A
Perfecting a new swimming stroke
B
Catching the largest trout at the Taupo Annual Open Trout Tournaments
C
Using a gold-trimmed saddle
D
Running at international level with blades in place of his lower legs
Question 1 Explanation: 
Running at international level with blades in place of his lower legs
Question 2
At the official opening ceremony of which building, on 29 March 1871, was Prince Albert the person to declare it open?
A
St Paul's Cathedral
B
Hogwarts
C
Palace of Westminster
D
Royal Albert Hall
Question 2 Explanation: 
Royal Albert Hall
Question 3
Silver Spoon is not used with boiling egg because it makes which of the following changes?
A
Poisonous
B
Colour changes
C
Gas production
D
Odour smell
Question 3 Explanation: 
Colour changes:A silver plate turn black when a boiled egg is placed on it.
Question 4
Between 1989 and 2002, the UK's Dalton Grant was a gold medal winner in what sport?
A
High jump
B
Triple jump
C
Long jump
D
Discus
Question 4 Explanation: 
High jump
Question 5
What two countries were signatories to the first of the two Treaties of Tilsit in 1807?
A
Russia and France
B
Prussia and France
C
The UK and Portugal
D
The UK and Austria
Question 5 Explanation: 
Russia and France
Question 6
What does "B" stand for in the term "BPM" in relation to music?
A
Beats
B
Basso
C
Brass
D
Break
Question 6 Explanation: 
Beats
Question 7
Name of the President of Russia?
A
Macky Sall
B
Aleksandar Vucic
C
Danny Faure
D
None of these
Question 7 Explanation: 
None of these; Vladimir Putin is the President of Russia
Question 8
What is a cedilla?
A
Version of the letter "z"
B
Symbol used in writing some letters to modify the sound
C
Dance
D
Voiced palatal fricative
Question 8 Explanation: 
Symbol used in writing some letters to modify the sound
Question 9
The book titled 'The Sleepwalkers' penned by
A
Arthur Charles
B
James Arthur
C
Arthur Machen
D
Arthur Koestler
Question 9 Explanation: 
Arthur Koestler:The Sleepwalkers:A History of Man's Changing Vision of the Universe is a 1959 book by Arthur Koestler.
Question 10
City of Chillies is nickname of..........
A
Guntur
B
Nellore
C
Kolkata
D
Mumbai
Question 10 Explanation: 
Guntur:Guntur is a city in the Guntur district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is the largest producer of chilies in India
Question 11
The successive black notes on a piano is an example of what?
A
Pentatonic scale
B
An aria
C
An octave
D
A major key
Question 11 Explanation: 
Pentatonic scale
Question 12
For what do Manceaux and Mancelles close off some of the streets of their city every June?
A
A camel race round Shibam and to its 16th-century Walled City known as the "Manhattan of the Desert"
B
Manchester Food and Drink Festival
C
The endurance car race, 24 Hours of Le Mans
D
Europa Jazz Festival
Question 12 Explanation: 
The endurance car race, 24 Hours of Le Mans
Question 13
Once the most famous clipper and the fastest, and profitable because of that speed, the UK's Cutty Sark, for a decade from 1885, forged the beginning of a major trade for Australia in what commodity?
A
Wool
B
Tea
C
Aluminium
D
Botanical specimens
Question 13 Explanation: 
Wool
Question 14
Numismatics is the study of
A
coins
B
numbers
C
stamps
D
space
Question 15
What product of photosynthesis, a carbohydrate occurring in the cells of plants, can be changed into glucose or dextrine?
A
Sugar
B
Latex
C
Gluten
D
Starch
Question 15 Explanation: 
Starch
Question 16
What do Spencer Tracy, Fredric March, Gary Cooper, Marlon Brando, Dustin Hoffman, Tom Hanks, Jack Nicholson, Daniel Day-Lewis and Sean Penn have in common?
A
Winning the Academy Award for Best Actor
B
Having the same birthday
C
Having been married to Katharine Hepburn
D
Having been Olympic table tennis players
Question 16 Explanation: 
Winning the Academy Award for Best Actor
There are 16 questions to complete.

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