General knowledge quiz 622

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Quickly is what part of speech?
A
Adverb
B
Adjective
C
Verb
D
Noun
Question 1 Explanation: 
Adverb
Question 2
Which of these is a team sport played with sticks, where a ball called a sliotar is hit between the opponents' goalposts, either over the crossbar for 1 point, or under the crossbar past a goalkeeper into a net for 3 points?
A
Eisteddfod
B
Gaelic baseball
C
Taoiseach
D
Hurling
Question 2 Explanation: 
Hurling
Question 3
Which of these buildings used to be a Paris prison?
A
Arc de Triomphe
B
La Sorbonne
C
The Louvre
D
Bastille
Question 3 Explanation: 
Bastille
Question 4
Which of Shakespeare's plays was made into a film in 1953 starring Marlon Brando, James Mason, Louis Calhern, John Gielgud, Deborah Kerr and Greer Garson?
A
Julius Caesar
B
Henry V
C
Hamlet
D
Romeo and Juliet
Question 4 Explanation: 
Julius Caesar
Question 5
How many white squares are there on a chessboard?
A
64
B
32
C
16
D
18
Question 5 Explanation: 
32
Question 6
Which game has been played in England since Tudor Times, with the earliest reference being in 1744 in "A Little Pretty Pocketbook" where it is called Baseball?
A
Skittles
B
Rounders
C
Softball
D
Parcheesi
Question 6 Explanation: 
Rounders
Question 7
Which of these describes a widespread hedgehog behaviour?
A
Pronking
B
Shedding
C
Self anointing, or anting
D
Fully retracting its claws
Question 7 Explanation: 
Self anointing, or anting
Question 8
In cockney rhyming slang, what is "Trouble and Strife"?
A
Knife
B
Life sentence
C
Wife
D
Trifle
Question 8 Explanation: 
Wife
Question 9
What nationality was astronomer Tycho Brahe?
A
Polish
B
Greek
C
Italian
D
Danish
Question 9 Explanation: 
Danish
Question 10
Which fictional character referred to his wife as "She Who Must Be Obeyed"?
A
Arthur Daley
B
Rumpole of the Bailey
C
Uriah Heep
D
Dumbledore
Question 10 Explanation: 
Rumpole of the Bailey
Question 11
Which part of gas flame is very hot?
A
White zone
B
Luminous zone
C
Dark Zone
D
Non-luminous zone
Question 11 Explanation: 
Non-luminous zone:The hottest part of the gas flame is non-luminous zone
Question 12
Which of these is German wine?
A
LiebfrauenmUnster
B
Liebfrauenkapelle
C
Liebfraumilch
D
Leiber und Stoller
Question 12 Explanation: 
Liebfraumilch
Question 13
Claude Rouget de Lisle composed which well known tune in 1792?
A
Lily Marlene
B
La Marseillaise
C
Chanson d'Amour
D
Mademoiselle from Armentieres
Question 13 Explanation: 
La Marseillaise
Question 14
A label on a fabric saying that it is "colourfast" means what?
A
The colour will not run at all
B
The colour will run easily
C
The colour is very bright
D
The colour will become increasingly darker over time
Question 14 Explanation: 
The colour will not run at all
Question 15
What investigation was a very early matter for the newly formed FBI?
A
The Oregon land fraud scandal
B
The Osage Indian murders 1921 to 1925
C
Surveillance on Japanese Americans after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour in 1941
D
Surveys of houses of prostitution in preparation for the "White Slave Traffic Act" or Mann Act 1910
Question 15 Explanation: 
The Osage Indian murders 1921 to 1925
Question 16
What is the next in the series Madagascar, Borneo, New Guinea, ...?
A
New Zealand
B
Japan
C
Greenland
D
Majorca
Question 16 Explanation: 
Greenland
There are 16 questions to complete.

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