General knowledge quiz 645

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What is the road featured in the "Wizard of Oz"?
A
Blue Gravel Bypass
B
Brown Asphalt Lane
C
Red Dirt Highway
D
Yellow Brick Road
Question 1 Explanation: 
Yellow Brick Road
Question 2
The SI Unit of Power is..........
A
light year
B
candela
C
Watt
D
pascal
Question 2 Explanation: 
Watt:The SI unit of power is the watt (W), which is equal to one joule per second.
Question 3
The biography 'The Return:Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between' is authored by
A
Tyehimba Jess
B
Rollin Kirby
C
Hisham Matar
D
Thomas Friedman
Question 3 Explanation: 
Hisham Matar:The Return:Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between by Hisham Matar, published by Viking in the UK, and by Random House US, took the Pulitzer Prize for biography
Question 4
What is the word for an annual calendar that contains statistics and information of specialist interest?
A
Dictionary
B
Lexicon
C
Thesaurus
D
Almanac
Question 4 Explanation: 
Almanac
Question 5
Which of these buildings has a "strangers gallery"?
A
House of Commons, UK
B
White House, USA
C
The Capitol, USA
D
St Paul's Cathedral, UK
Question 5 Explanation: 
House of Commons, UK
Question 6
Where is Nassau a national capital city?
A
The Commonwealth of the Bahamas
B
Prussia
C
Papua New Guinea
D
Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Question 6 Explanation: 
The Commonwealth of the Bahamas
Question 7
What would one do with a "snood"?
A
Kick it
B
Eat it
C
Wear it
D
Sit on it
Question 7 Explanation: 
Wear it
Question 8
What is the name for the 7 kingdoms into which England was supposedly divided in the early Middle Ages?
A
Regis Septimus
B
Septimal
C
Heptagarchy
D
Heptarchy
Question 8 Explanation: 
Heptarchy
Question 9
What do myrmecologists study?
A
Ants
B
Fish
C
Reptiles
D
Gerbils
Question 9 Explanation: 
Ants
Question 10
Where did Jonathan Swift set his imaginary island of Lilliput?
A
Indian Ocean
B
Pacific Ocean
C
Atlantic Ocean
D
Arctic Ocean
Question 10 Explanation: 
Indian Ocean
Question 11
Helen Clark, who was appointed Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme in 2009, is from which country?
A
England
B
Australia
C
South Africa
D
New Zealand
Question 11 Explanation: 
New Zealand
Question 12
What car was in production in Britain for the longest time, until 1971?
A
Ford Escort
B
Rolls Royce Silver Ghost
C
Morris Minor
D
Vauxhall Viva
Question 12 Explanation: 
Morris Minor
Question 13
In the nursery rhyme, who was quite contrary and had an unusual garden?
A
The Duke of Gloucester
B
Mary
C
Jack Sprat
D
Jack Horner
Question 13 Explanation: 
Mary
Question 14
Sandi Bird Sanctuary is located in
A
Mizoram
B
Uttarkhand
C
West Bengal
D
Uttar Pradesh
Question 14 Explanation: 
Uttar Pradesh:Sandi Bird Sanctuary is a bird sanctuary in Hardoi district of Uttar Pradesh, India.
Question 15
What 1966 Broadway musical was based on Fellini's film "Nights of Cabiria"?
A
Sweet Charity
B
Hair
C
Cabaret
D
Annie Get Your Gun
Question 15 Explanation: 
Sweet Charity
Question 16
In 1979, Lord Louis Mountbatten was killed when a IRA bomb exploded where?
A
In his office
B
In the boot of his car
C
Under his bed
D
On his boat
Question 16 Explanation: 
On his boat
There are 16 questions to complete.

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