General knowledge quiz 631

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Alfie Curtis of London, who passed away recently, was a..........?
A
Politician
B
Football singer
C
Actor
D
Jounalist
Question 1 Explanation: 
Actor
Question 2
Up to the first half of 2013 who has won the most men's major golf championships, also known as majors (Masters Tournament, U.S. Open, The Open Championship (British Open) and US PGA Championship)?
A
Tiger Woods
B
Jack Nicklaus
C
Walter Hagen
D
Gary Player
Question 2 Explanation: 
Jack Nicklaus
Question 3
In which US state did the siege of the Alamo take place?
A
Texas
B
New Mexico
C
Tennessee
D
Florida
Question 3 Explanation: 
Texas
Question 4
What does actor Idris Elba credit with providing an special impetus to starting his professional career?
A
London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art
B
His uncle
C
Ghana Union
D
The Prince's Trust
Question 4 Explanation: 
The Prince's Trust
Question 5
The first successful public operation under which anaesthetic was carried out at Massachusetts General Hospital in 1846 by William Morton?
A
Xenon
B
Ether
C
Chloroform
D
Propanol
Question 5 Explanation: 
Ether
Question 6
Which island territory is a self-governing unincorporated territory of the U S A?
A
Dominica
B
New Caledonia
C
Virgin Islands
D
Puerto Rico
Question 6 Explanation: 
Puerto Rico
Question 7
Which of these artists made his first recordings at Sun Studios?
A
Michael Buble
B
Elvis Presley
C
Bing Crosby
D
Leonard Cohen
Question 7 Explanation: 
Elvis Presley
Question 8
Which river is most sacred to the Hindu religion?
A
Irrawaddy
B
Ganges
C
Mekong
D
Indus
Question 8 Explanation: 
Ganges
Question 9
What created fjords?
A
Rivers
B
Volcanoes
C
Wind
D
Glaciers
Question 9 Explanation: 
Glaciers
Question 10
Who was the star of US TV series "The Six Million Dollar Man"?
A
James Drury
B
Tom Selleck
C
Larry Hagman
D
Lee Majors
Question 10 Explanation: 
Lee Majors
Question 11
Which of these is a name given to sheet metal that is stamped or rolled into parallel ridges and furrows?
A
Corrugated iron
B
Bumpy aluminium
C
Potholed brass
D
Iron filings
Question 11 Explanation: 
Corrugated iron
Question 12
The Mission JUNO by NASA is related to which planet?
A
Mars
B
Jupiter
C
Saturn
D
Earth
Question 12 Explanation: 
NASA's Juno spacecraft launched on Aug. 5, 2011.It is a NASA space probe orbiting the planet Jupiter after entering orbit on 11:53pm EDST, July 4, 2016.
Question 13
Who invented the ferris wheel?
A
Leonardo da Vinci
B
Robert Fulton
C
Benjamin Franklin
D
George Washington Ferris
Question 13 Explanation: 
George Washington Ferris
Question 14
What is the name for a mountain in Scotland with a height over 3, 000 ft (914.4 m).
A
Murdo
B
Mulligan
C
Malvern
D
Munro
Question 14 Explanation: 
Munro
Question 15
In 19th century Britain, which of these was a word for "coward"?
A
Bastinado
B
Doublet
C
Poltroon
D
Bodkin
Question 15 Explanation: 
Poltroon
Question 16
What was the name of a set of 3 treaties signed between the USA and the Kiowa, Comanche, Plains Apache, Southern Cheyenne and Southern Arapaho between 21 and 28 October 1867, requiring them to relocate to areas in present-day western Oklahoma?
A
The Treaty of the Five Tribes
B
The Oklahoma Settlement
C
The Medicine Lodge Treaty
D
The Native American Debacle
Question 16 Explanation: 
The Medicine Lodge Treaty
There are 16 questions to complete.

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