General knowledge quiz 672

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What was the first land passage between Manhattan Island and Brooklyn that, on its opening in 1883, became the longest suspension bridge in the world and its towers the tallest structures in the Western Hemisphere?
A
Brooklyn Bridge
B
Golden Gate Bridge
C
Washington Bridge
D
George Washington Bridge
Question 1 Explanation: 
Brooklyn Bridge
Question 2
Who played Detective John Book in the 1985 film "Witness"?
A
Clint Eastwood
B
Kevin Costner
C
Harrison Ford
D
Brad Pitt
Question 2 Explanation: 
Harrison Ford
Question 3
Neo, Morpheus and the city of Zion feature in what 1999 film?
A
The Sixth Sense
B
Star Wars:Episode I-The Phantom Menace
C
Eyes Wide Shut
D
The Matrix
Question 3 Explanation: 
The Matrix
Question 4
Which of these is a card game for 2 players who are dealt 12 cards each from a pack excluding the 2s to 6s, with the remainder placed face downwards?
A
Piquet
B
Poker
C
Baccarat
D
Chemin de Fer
Question 4 Explanation: 
Piquet
Question 5
Who "ran through the town, upstairs and downstairs, in his nightgown"?
A
The Grand Old Duke of York
B
Little Boy Blue
C
Little Jack Horner
D
Wee Willie Winkie
Question 5 Explanation: 
Wee Willie Winkie
Question 6
The largest cantilever bridge of India is
A
Chambal Bridge
B
Mahatama Gandhi Setu
C
Howrah Bridge
D
None of the above
Question 7
Cooking Utensils are made of aluminium, brass and steel because these substance have..........and..........
A
Low specific heat and low conductivity
B
High specific heat and high conductivity
C
Low specific heat and high conductivity
D
High specific heat and low conductivity
Question 7 Explanation: 
Low specific heat and high conductivity:Cooking utensils are made of aluminium brass and steel because these substance have low specific heat and high conductivity
Question 8
The best known work of which 19th century French writer, who has the same name as his father, is "La Dame aux Camelias"?
A
Francois Rabelais
B
Victor Hugo
C
Moliere
D
Alexandre Dumas
Question 8 Explanation: 
Alexandre Dumas
Question 9
Which of these features in "My Fair Lady"?
A
Goodwood Limbo
B
Epsom Quadrille
C
Ascot Gavotte
D
Aintree Amble
Question 9 Explanation: 
Ascot Gavotte
Question 10
Which American novelist wrote over 30 books, including "The Pathfinder", "The Deerslayer" and "The Last of the Mohicans"?
A
Benjamin Franklin
B
James Kirke Paulding
C
Mark Twain
D
James Fenimore Cooper
Question 10 Explanation: 
James Fenimore Cooper
Question 11
In depictions of the Hindu God Rama, he is famously holding what in his right hand?
A
Child
B
Sword
C
Bow and arrow
D
Flower
Question 11 Explanation: 
Bow and arrow
Question 12
For what would one use a phenakistoscope, that was invented in 1832 simultaneously by Belgian Joseph Plateau and Austrian Simon von Stampfer?
A
Measuring angles to stars
B
Listening to heartbeats
C
Watching animated pictures
D
Viewing very small objects
Question 12 Explanation: 
Watching animated pictures
Question 13
What country changed its name to Burkina Faso?
A
Constantinople
B
Persia
C
Burma
D
Republic of Upper Volta
Question 13 Explanation: 
Republic of Upper Volta
Question 14
The International Olympic Committee is formed in..........
A
1984
B
1856
C
1872
D
1894
Question 14 Explanation: 
1894:The International Olympic Committee is an international, non-profit, non-governmental organization based in Lausanne, Switzerland, created by Pierre de Coubertin, on 23 June 1894.
Question 15
Who was the daughter of Mahomet and his first wife Kadijah?
A
Atalie
B
Salome
C
Ruth
D
Fatima
Question 15 Explanation: 
Fatima
Question 16
Which one of these scripts was not written or co-written by Harold Pinter?
A
An Officer And A Gentleman
B
The Dumb Waiter
C
Look Back In Anger
D
Victoria Station
Question 16 Explanation: 
Look Back In Anger
There are 16 questions to complete.

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