General knowledge quiz 579

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
According to Greek legend, which of the 9 Muses was the muse of Dance?
A
Euterpe
B
Melpomene
C
Thalia
D
Terpsichore
Question 1 Explanation: 
Terpsichore
Question 2
Gee Jon. a member of the Hip Sing Tong criminal society from San Francisco, California, sentenced to death for the murder of an elderly member from another gang in Nevada, was the first person in the US to do what?
A
Escape from Alcatraz prison
B
Be executed by lethal gas
C
Be given a presidential pardon
D
Die of natural causes while on Death Row
Question 2 Explanation: 
Be executed by lethal gas
Question 3
What is the name of the stadium in The Bronx in New York City which was the home baseball park of the New York Yankees from 1923 to 2008?
A
The Cake Tin
B
Yankee Stadium
C
Lords
D
The New York Met
Question 3 Explanation: 
Yankee Stadium
Question 4
Normally no interest is paid on..........
A
Fixed deposits account
B
Recurring deposits account
C
Savings account
D
Current deposit account
Question 4 Explanation: 
Current deposit account:The current accounts do not have any fixed maturity as these are on continuous basis accounts
Question 5
Craig Breedlove is mostly associated with which activity?
A
Setting land speed records
B
Acting in adult movies
C
Cooking
D
Swimming
Question 5 Explanation: 
Setting land speed records
Question 6
Where was the first FIFA Club World Championship, a football competition contested between the world's champion clubs, held in 2000?
A
Brazil
B
Japan
C
Abu Dhabi
D
Spain
Question 6 Explanation: 
Brazil
Question 7
"Nicholas Blake" was the pseudonym of which author?
A
Charles Lamb
B
David Beckham
C
C Day Lewis
D
Marion Evans
Question 7 Explanation: 
C Day Lewis
Question 8
Which country, governed by the Danish government as its colony, was made an equal part of the Danish Kingdom in 1953?
A
The Faroe Islands
B
Greenland
C
Iceland
D
Danish West Indies
Question 8 Explanation: 
Greenland
Question 9
What kind of object is "tansy"?
A
Plant
B
Fairy
C
Dog
D
Cat
Question 9 Explanation: 
Plant
Question 10
Ellen Page and Ian Daniel are journalists and presenters for which television channel?
A
Viceland
B
PBS
C
BBC4
D
Channel 4 Wales
Question 10 Explanation: 
Viceland
Question 11
Which the following India's cueist has won IBSF World Snooker Championship for 15 times in the best-of-15 final at Hurghada in Egypt?
A
Subhash Agarwal
B
Manan Chandra
C
Anuja Thakur
D
Pankaj Advani
Question 11 Explanation: 
-India's most successful cueist Pankaj Advani on Saturday added another feather in his cap by winning the IBSF World Snooker Championship after battling past his Chinese opponent Zhua Xintong in the final to take his world title count to 15.
Question 12
..........is a spacecraft for SATURN planet
A
Messenger
B
Juno
C
Cassini
D
Curiosity
Question 12 Explanation: 
Cassini:Cassini-Huygens is an unmanned spacecraft sent to the planet Saturn. It is a flagship-class NASA-ESA-ASI robotic spacecraft.Cassini is the fourth space probe to visit Saturn and the first to enter orbit, and its mission is ongoing as of 2016. It has studied the planet and its many natural satellites since arriving there in 2004.
Question 13
From 1931 to 1935 what was the speed limit for cars and motorcycles in the UK in built-up areas?
A
30 mph (48 km/h)
B
None, there was no speed limit
C
70 mph (112 km/h)
D
10 mph (16 km/h)
Question 13 Explanation: 
None, there was no speed limit
Question 14
By which of these names is the former Southern Rhodesia now known?
A
Zimbabwe
B
Namibia
C
Zaire
D
Zanzibar
Question 14 Explanation: 
Zimbabwe
Question 15
The Okavango Delta is in which country?
A
Ivory Coast
B
Nigeria
C
Botswana
D
Kenya
Question 15 Explanation: 
Botswana
Question 16
In the culinary world, what word is used for the edible offal of a fowl, typically including the heart, gizzard and liver?
A
Giblets
B
Goblets
C
Gimlets
D
Gerbils
Question 16 Explanation: 
Giblets
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