General knowledge quiz 582

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The word "Newspeak" was coined in which novel?
A
Nineteen Eighty-Four
B
A Clockwork Orange
C
Brave New World
D
The Time Machine
Question 1 Explanation: 
Nineteen Eighty-Four
Question 2
David Attenborough is best known for narrating what kind of TV programme?
A
Sport
B
Children's cartoons
C
Natural History
D
Current Affairs
Question 2 Explanation: 
Natural History
Question 3
The headquarter of the International Court of Justice are at
A
Geneva
B
The Hague
C
Rome
D
Vienna
Question 4
What is the name of the official list of books prohibited to be read by the Catholic Church?
A
Caeca et Obdurata Hebraeorum perfidia
B
Index Epurgatorius
C
Index Librorum Prohibitorum
D
Cum nimis absurdum
Question 4 Explanation: 
Index Librorum Prohibitorum
Question 5
Who was named Wisden Cricketer of the Year in 2000?
A
Rahul Dravid
B
Sourav Ganguly
C
Sachin Tendulkar
D
Yuvraj Singh
Question 5 Explanation: 
Rahul Dravid was nicknamed, 'The Wall'.
Question 6
Which of these is not part of the same family of German composers?
A
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
B
Johann Sebastian Bach
C
Barbara Bach
D
John Christian Bach
Question 6 Explanation: 
Barbara Bach
Question 7
December 1865 Pulaski, Tennessee, USA, saw the first meeting of what notorious organisation?
A
Black Panther Party
B
The Knights of Columbus
C
White Knights
D
Ku Klux Klan
Question 7 Explanation: 
Ku Klux Klan
Question 8
What is the mountain range in Central Asia west of the Himalayas, the highest point of which is Tirach Mir?
A
Karakoram
B
Hindu Kush
C
Western Ghats
D
Hindu Raj
Question 8 Explanation: 
Hindu Kush
Question 9
Alai Darwaza is located in..........
A
Ahmedabad
B
New Delhi
C
Pune
D
Mumbai
Question 9 Explanation: 
New Delhi:The Alai Darwaza is a magnificent gateway built by Ala-ud-din Khilji of the Delhi Sultanate, having exquisite inlaid marble decorations and latticed stone screens. built to honor the Sufi saint Qutbuddin Bakhtiar Kaki.
Question 10
Where or what is the Circle of Willis?
A
A Colleen Callaghan braided hair style
B
A stone circle southwest of Stonehenge
C
A Fokine ballet
D
A ring of blood vessels at the base of the brain
Question 10 Explanation: 
A ring of blood vessels at the base of the brain
Question 11
Where were the 2012 Paralympics held?
A
Paraguay
B
Copacabana
C
At Chequers, UK
D
London, UK
Question 11 Explanation: 
London, UK
Question 12
The Night of the Long Knives is associated with which political figure?
A
Fidel Castro
B
Joseph Stalin
C
Mao Zedong
D
Adolf Hitler
Question 12 Explanation: 
Adolf Hitler
Question 13
Which standard recurring character Batman comic book character did not appear in the film "Batman" (1989) nor "Batman Returns" (1992), but was in "Batman Forever" (1995) and "Batman & Robin" (1997)?
A
Passepartout
B
Robin
C
Tonto
D
Sancho Panza
Question 13 Explanation: 
Robin
Question 14
Diet is the Parliament of..........
A
China
B
Japan
C
Russia
D
Laos
Question 14 Explanation: 
Japan:Diet, also called Imperial Diet, Japanese Kokkai (''National Assembly''), or Teikoku Gikai (''Imperial Assembly''), Diet Chris 73the national legislature of Japan.
Question 15
What Scottish place name is used for a promontory?
A
Brae
B
Bairn
C
Mull
D
Laird
Question 15 Explanation: 
Mull
Question 16
What is the name given to river crossing suitable for vehicles?
A
Toyota
B
Ford
C
Nissan
D
Daimler
Question 16 Explanation: 
Ford
There are 16 questions to complete.

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