General knowledge quiz 691

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which is the longest of these wild cats, measured from head to base of tail?
A
Ocelot (native to Central and South America)
B
Caracal (native to Africa, the Middle East, Central Asia and India)
C
Serval (native to Africa)
D
Bobcat (native to North America)
Question 1 Explanation: 
Bobcat (native to North America)
Question 2
Which is the first talkie film of India?
A
Alam Ara
B
Kalidas
C
Dena Paona
D
Sairandhri
Question 2 Explanation: 
Alam Ara:Alam Ara is a 1931 film directed by Ardeshir Irani. It was the first Indian sound film
Question 3
Which TV detective lived in a static caravan?
A
Poirot
B
Columbo
C
Rockford
D
Kojak
Question 3 Explanation: 
Rockford
Question 4
What is the common name for a mixture of calcium silicates and aluminium, prepared by prolonged heating of limestone with clay, which slowly hardens when mixed with water?
A
Cornish pasty
B
Milo
C
Cement
D
Wrought iron
Question 4 Explanation: 
Cement
Question 5
What nationality was Confucius?
A
Persian
B
Polish
C
Chinese
D
Italian
Question 5 Explanation: 
Chinese
Question 6
Which film by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger was about a young ballet dancer who defies the producer by being in love with a composer, and starred Moira Shearer, Robert Helpmann and Marius Goring?
A
Tales Of Hoffman
B
Stairway To Heaven
C
The Red Shoes
D
Spectre Of The Rose
Question 6 Explanation: 
The Red Shoes
Question 7
In 1976 or 1977, John Carpenter and Debra Hill began drafting a story titled "The Babysitter Murders", which eventually became what film?
A
Nightmare on Elm St
B
Blind Terror
C
Halloween
D
Silence of the Lambs
Question 7 Explanation: 
Halloween
Question 8
What is obtained from a sturgeon?
A
Ink
B
Caviar
C
Whalebone
D
Tomato sauce
Question 8 Explanation: 
Caviar
Question 9
What is the maximum number of points that can be scored from a single shot in basketball?
A
3
B
2
C
1
D
4
Question 9 Explanation: 
3
Question 10
In which continent did Allan Quatermain, the explorer in H. Ryder Haggard's "King Solomon's Mines", search for the mines?
A
Africa
B
Asia
C
Australia
D
South America
Question 10 Explanation: 
Africa
Question 11
Harrison Ford, who was at the time filming "Star Wars:The Force Awakens", injured himself in 2014 how?
A
Broke his pelvis and ankle in an emergency landing in his plane
B
Broke his ankle in a fall on set
C
Broke his arm skiing
D
Broke his nose when someone opened a champagne bottle at the wrong time
Question 11 Explanation: 
Broke his pelvis and ankle in an emergency landing in his plane
Question 12
Which of the following state is known as ''Cradle of Indian Banking''?
A
Kerala
B
Maharashtra
C
Tamil Nadu
D
Karnataka
Question 12 Explanation: 
The state of Karnataka, particularly the region comprising the coastal districts of Dakshina Kannada and Udupi is called as the cradle of banking in India. This is because seven of the country's leading banks, Canara Bank, Syndicate Bank, Corporation Bank, Vijaya Bank, Karnataka Bank, Vysya Bank and the State Bank of Mysore originated from this state.
Question 13
What is a word for a deep narrow valley?
A
Swallow
B
Choke
C
Gulp
D
Gorge
Question 13 Explanation: 
Gorge
Question 14
The total number of Judges of the International Court of Justice is
A
10
B
12
C
15
D
18
Question 15
When an iron nail gets rusted, iron oxide is formed
A
without any change in the weight of the nail
B
with decrease in the weight of the nail
C
with increase in the weight of the nail
D
without any change in colour or weight of the nail
Question 16
Which British band, a four-piece when it formed in the early 1960's, is still touring although only the singer and guitarist/composer, are still alive?
A
The Hollies
B
The Rolling Stones
C
The Who
D
Herman's Hermits
Question 16 Explanation: 
The Who
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