General knowledge quiz 692

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What is the name of the song by Kenny Rogers that includes the lines "You got to know when to hold 'em, know when to fold 'em, Know when to walk away and know when to run"?
A
I'll Be Seeing You
B
Poker Face
C
You Can Keep Your Bet On
D
The Gambler
Question 1 Explanation: 
The Gambler
Question 2
The English parliament met for the first time under that name in which century?
A
17th
B
16th
C
13th
D
12th
Question 2 Explanation: 
13th
Question 3
What is the prevailing climate in Uruguay?
A
Arid
B
Temperate
C
Alpine
D
Tropical
Question 3 Explanation: 
Temperate
Question 4
What is the name of the condition where the sufferer can fall asleep at any time?
A
Nostalgia
B
Hypersomnia
C
Amnesia
D
Insomnia
Question 4 Explanation: 
Hypersomnia
Question 5
Although the speed of light is a constant 186, 000 miles per second (299, 792, 458 metres per second) when passing through a vacuum, it slows in dense mediums. What is the densest of these mediums, i.e. slows light the most?
A
Water
B
A gas of bosons (Bose-Einstein condensates) at near absolute zero
C
Diamond
D
Glass
Question 5 Explanation: 
A gas of bosons (Bose-Einstein condensates) at near absolute zero
Question 6
Which of these is a nickname that is often given to the flag of the USA?
A
Old Faithful
B
Old Glory
C
Old Magnificent
D
Old Sam
Question 6 Explanation: 
Old Glory
Question 7
Navegaon National Park located in..........
A
Nagaland
B
Madhya Pradesh
C
Kerala
D
Maharashtra
Question 8
Who sang while Ray Manzarek, Robbie Kreiger and John Densmore played?
A
Jim Morrison
B
Neil Young
C
Bob Marley
D
Eric Burdon
Question 8 Explanation: 
Jim Morrison
Question 9
Arundhati Roy is an author of which book?
A
The Algebra At Infinite Justice
B
An Unknown Indian
C
Causes of the Indian Mutiny
D
My country My Life
Question 9 Explanation: 
The Algebra At Infinite Justice:The Algebra of Infinite Justice (2001) is a collection of essays written by Booker Prize winner Arundhati Roy
Question 10
The mica belt of the Himalayas, the major part of it is situated in
A
Andhra Pradesh
B
Bihar
C
Rajasthan
D
West Bengal
Question 11
In "Silence of the Lambs", what was the nickname of the killer that Hannibal Lecter helped to catch?
A
Wild Bill Hickock
B
Buffalo Bill
C
Jesse James
D
Gene Autrey
Question 11 Explanation: 
Buffalo Bill
Question 12
How does the character played by Johnny Depp die at the end of the musical film "Sweeney Todd" (2007)?
A
His throat is cut
B
He is hanged
C
He is transported to Australia
D
He is thrown from the roof of a building
Question 12 Explanation: 
His throat is cut
Question 13
Who played with the "Runaways" and the "Blackhearts"?
A
Joan Jett
B
Suzi Quatro
C
Cilla Black
D
Courtney Love
Question 13 Explanation: 
Joan Jett
Question 14
Who raised over Pound 1, 000, 000 in donations for the Sport Relief Charity in July 2006 by swimming the English Channel?
A
Jeremy Dyson
B
Stephen Merchant
C
Ronnie Corbett
D
David Walliams
Question 14 Explanation: 
David Walliams
Question 15
With which sport do you associate "Flushing Meadow"?
A
Tennis
B
Golf
C
Basketball
D
Baseball
Question 15 Explanation: 
Tennis
Question 16
Who won his third rowing Olympic gold medal with Steve Redgrave in 2000?
A
Matthew Arnold
B
Matthew Broderick
C
Matthew Pinsent
D
Matthew Perry
Question 16 Explanation: 
Matthew Pinsent
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