General knowledge quiz 6

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Municipal Council is for..........
A
Urban areas
B
Smaller Urban areas
C
Rural Areas
D
Larger Urban Areas
Question 1 Explanation: 
Smaller Urban areas:A municipal council is the local government of a municipality. Specifically the term may refer to the institutions of various countries that may be translated by this term. In English, it may refer to what are also called city councils and town councils.
Question 2
During World War I, US president Woodrow Wilson raised an army through conscription and gave total command to whom?
A
General John J. Pershing
B
General Douglas MacArthur
C
General Dwight D. Eisenhower
D
General George S. Patton
Question 2 Explanation: 
General John J. Pershing
Question 3
The phrase "Victorian Values" is most associated with which 20th century British Prime Minister?
A
John Major
B
Harold Wilson
C
Edward Heath
D
Margaret Thatcher
Question 3 Explanation: 
Margaret Thatcher
Question 4
In the film "Basic Instinct" (1992) Detective Nick Curran and Catherine Tramell were played by which actors?
A
Michael Douglas and Sharon Stone
B
Ronald Reagan and Jane Wyman
C
Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett
D
Ralph Fiennes and Kate Winslet
Question 4 Explanation: 
Michael Douglas and Sharon Stone
Question 5
It was a 1982 BBC2 TV series of only 5 episodes, but it won the 1983 BA(F)TA award for Best Drama Serial, and continues to be rated in the top 50 TV dramas; what was it?
A
Boys from the Blackstuff
B
The Black Eyed Peas
C
The Bix Beiderbecke Affair
D
Boys from the Outback
Question 5 Explanation: 
Boys from the Blackstuff
Question 6
The narrator of which poem has to wear an albatross around his neck?
A
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
B
Now We Are Six
C
Hiawatha
D
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
Question 6 Explanation: 
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
Question 7
What name is given to English comedies written from 1660 to 1700 which signalled the rebirth of English drama after public stage performances had been banned for 18 years?
A
Restoration comedy
B
Savoy Operas
C
Vaudeville
D
Comedie Francaise
Question 7 Explanation: 
Restoration comedy
Question 8
Most protozoa, or single-celled organisms, are harmless to humans but a few cause diseases; which of these is one?
A
Influenza
B
Dysentery
C
Rabies
D
Gonorrhoea
Question 8 Explanation: 
Dysentery
Question 9
Wedges at a takeaway food outlet are normally made from what?
A
Bread
B
Fish
C
Potatoes or related tubers
D
Pinewood
Question 9 Explanation: 
Potatoes or related tubers
Question 10
India's largest fresh water aquarium ''Ranchi Machchli Ghar'' was opened in which state of India?
A
Punjab
B
Maharashtra
C
Jharkhand
D
Chhattisgrah
Question 10 Explanation: 
Jharkhand
Question 11
It is necessary to multiply by 3.2808 to convert what to what?
A
Feet to metres
B
Metres to feet
C
Pounds to kilograms
D
Acres to hectares
Question 11 Explanation: 
Metres to feet
Question 12
The "Dome of Discovery" was built on London's South Bank for which occasion?
A
Festival of Britain, 1951
B
Millennium Celebrations, 2000
C
The Great Exhibition, 1851
D
Olympic Games, 1948
Question 12 Explanation: 
Festival of Britain, 1951
Question 13
What is Finniston Open Pit?
A
Gold mine in Australia
B
Slate quarry in Wales
C
Fossil pit in the USA
D
Geological fault in Canada
Question 13 Explanation: 
Gold mine in Australia
Question 14
Which newspaper, established in 1917, expressed the official views of the Soviet government and continued after the collapse of the Soviet Union?
A
The Guardian
B
Associated Press
C
Izvestia
D
TASS
Question 14 Explanation: 
Izvestia
Question 15
Internet pages run by apps such as Anonymonkey are intended for what?
A
Anonymous confessions
B
Sharing assessments of local tradesmen
C
Restaurant critiques
D
Anonymous candid snaps
Question 15 Explanation: 
Anonymous confessions
Question 16
Which is the biggest literary award of Britain?
A
David Cohen Award
B
Kalinya Award
C
Owen Global Prize
D
Golden Bear Award
There are 16 questions to complete.

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