General knowledge quiz 606

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The actor John Wayne was known by what nickname?
A
The Peer
B
The Earl
C
The Duke
D
The Count
Question 1 Explanation: 
The Duke
Question 2
Roller Hockey was known as Hardball Hockey in the USA until 2008, when what official USA name was adopted?
A
Sticks on Skates
B
Rink Hockey
C
Balls on Wheels
D
Quad Hockey
Question 2 Explanation: 
Rink Hockey
Question 3
What is a pipistrelle?
A
Dandelion
B
Butterfly
C
Moth
D
Bat
Question 3 Explanation: 
Bat
Question 4
The amygdala deep within the temporal lobes of the brain has a primary role in what?
A
All of these
B
Determining what memories are stored, and where
C
Decision-making
D
Processing emotional reactions
Question 4 Explanation: 
All of these
Question 5
What Designates where the next action occurs?
A
Decode
B
Highlight
C
Select
D
Mother board
Question 6
Cricketer W G Grace, who played first-class cricket from 1865 to 1908, also captained England from 1903 to 1908 in what other sport?
A
Soccer
B
Rugby Union
C
Lawn bowls
D
Steeplechase
Question 6 Explanation: 
Lawn bowls
Question 7
A long running television series about a division of police in the UK is...?
A
The Bill
B
The Beak
C
The Boardwalk
D
The Bullring
Question 7 Explanation: 
The Bill
Question 8
On the buttons of a tape, VCR or DVD player, what does the sign in the shape of a single right pointing arrow mean?
A
Eject
B
Fast forward
C
Play
D
Stop
Question 8 Explanation: 
Play
Question 9
Which of these is a line from the 1950 film "Sunset Boulevard"?
A
"Go ahead. Make my day."
B
"Frankly my dear, I don't giva damn."
C
"Eliza. Where the devil are my slippers?"
D
I am big. It's the pictures that got small.
Question 9 Explanation: 
"I am big. It's the pictures that got small."
Question 10
Who, in the 6th century BCE, was the last king of Lydia, Solon, who made war on Cyrus, King of Persia, and was defeated?
A
Ataturk
B
Pyrrhus
C
Croesus
D
Priam
Question 10 Explanation: 
Croesus
Question 11
What part of Ecuador is completely surrounded by ocean?
A
Galapagos Islands
B
Trinidad and Tobago
C
Guernsey
D
Corsica
Question 11 Explanation: 
Galapagos Islands
Question 12
How many players from each team usually make up a rugby sevens scrum?
A
2
B
3
C
4
D
5
Question 12 Explanation: 
3
Question 13
Why did the Roslin Institute in Scotland become known world-wide in 1996?
A
Identifying the SARS virus
B
Work on victims of the Dunblane Massacre
C
Preparing for the reinstallation of the Stone of Scone in Edinburgh Castle
D
The birth of the cloned sheep, Dolly
Question 13 Explanation: 
The birth of the cloned sheep, Dolly
Question 14
What is a cyclotron?
A
A city built in a circle pattern
B
A bicycle park
C
One revolution of a planet around its sun
D
Accelerator for atomic particles
Question 14 Explanation: 
Accelerator for atomic particles
Question 15
The film "Revenant" (2015) was inspired by the experiences of what frontiersman?
A
John C. "Grizzly" Adams
B
Daniel Boone
C
Hugh Glass
D
Meriwether Lewis
Question 15 Explanation: 
Hugh Glass
Question 16
How many films have been made in the Harry Potter series?
A
2
B
8
C
20
D
none
Question 16 Explanation: 
8
There are 16 questions to complete.

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