General knowledge quiz 564

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Where is the Menai Strait?
A
In Sydney Harbour, Australia
B
Between the island of Zanzibar and mainland Tanzania
C
Between the Isle of Anglesey and mainland Wales, UK
D
Between islands of the Cosmoledo Atoll in the Seychelles
Question 1 Explanation: 
Between the Isle of Anglesey and mainland Wales, UK
Question 2
What is a Welsh festival of literature, music and performance, the traditions of which date back to (at least) a festival of poetry and music held by Rhys ap Gruffydd of Deheubarth at his court in Cardigan in 1176?
A
Caerphilly
B
Caernarvon
C
Eisteddfod
D
Plaid Cymru
Question 2 Explanation: 
Eisteddfod
Question 3
The Mauryan art Didarganj Yakshi is located in
A
Karanataka
B
Maharashtra
C
Odisha
D
Bihar
Question 3 Explanation: 
Odisha:The Didarganj Yakshi (or Didarganj Chauri Bearer) is one of the finest examples of Mauryan art. Thesculpture is currently located in the Patna Museum in Bihar.
Question 4
What form of art is characterised by depicting objects by a rectangular or geometric treatment of their forms?
A
Poster art
B
Impressionism
C
Surrealism
D
Cubsim
Question 4 Explanation: 
Cubsim
Question 5
What novel, alternatively entitled "There and Back Again", is a fantasy novel by J R R Tolkien, published in September 1937?
A
The Habit
B
The Rabbit
C
The Hobbit
D
The Mamet
Question 5 Explanation: 
The Hobbit
Question 6
When did the USSR and Japan sign a Joint Declaration to end the state of war that existed during World War II and provided for the restoration of normal diplomatic relations?
A
1946
B
1956
C
1965
D
1952
Question 6 Explanation: 
1956
Question 7
When was the first fatality from bird strike on an aircraft?
A
1925
B
1937
C
1912
D
1916
Question 7 Explanation: 
1912
Question 8
Arunachal Pradesh is related to..........
A
Budhha Mahotsava
B
Siang River festival
C
Basant Panchami
D
Mandi Shivaratri
Question 8 Explanation: 
Siang River festival:The Siang River Festival is held to celebrate the communal harmony in Arunachal Pradesh.
Question 9
What is a "white dwarf"?
A
Truffle
B
Jockey
C
Star
D
Pot
Question 9 Explanation: 
Star
Question 10
Which of these terms comes from surfing?
A
Bowl out
B
Strike out
C
Wipeout
D
Flame out
Question 10 Explanation: 
Wipeout
Question 11
After the murder of his children's nanny, Sandra Rivett, Richard John Bingham disappeared on 8 November 1974, was presumed deceased on 11 December 1992 and declared legally dead in October 1999. By what name is he better known?
A
Lord Lucan
B
Duke Ellington
C
Prince
D
Michael Jackson
Question 11 Explanation: 
Lord Lucan
Question 12
Bardo Chham is the famous dance form of..........
A
Arunachala Pradesh
B
Uttarkhand
C
Jharkhand
D
Jammu & Kashmir
Question 12 Explanation: 
Arunachala Pradesh
Question 13
The song "Whatever Lola Wants" is from which musical?
A
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
B
Li'l Abner
C
Damn Yankees
D
The Pajama Game
Question 13 Explanation: 
Damn Yankees
Question 14
Who was the author, and illustrator, of "The Adventures of Uncle Lubin" (1902)?
A
Ronald Searle
B
Robert Storm Petersen (Storm P)
C
William Heath Robinson
D
Frances Hodgson Burnett
Question 14 Explanation: 
William Heath Robinson
Question 15
The Jahangiri Mahal is situated in which state?
A
Uttarakhand
B
Tamil Nadu
C
Uttar Pradesh
D
Karnataka
Question 15 Explanation: 
Uttar Pradesh:The Jahangiri Mahal is situated inside the great Agra Fort, located in Agra, Uttar Pradesh. Jahangir Palace is one of the noteworthy structure inside the Agra Fort others are The Khas Mahal, Diwan-i-Am, Diwan-e-Khas, Anguri Bagh and Moti Masjid.
Question 16
In motor mechanics, what does the acronym "TDC" stand for?
A
Terminally Dead Car
B
Top Dead Centre
C
Tardy Dark Clamp
D
Train Down Clutch
Question 16 Explanation: 
Top Dead Centre
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