General knowledge quiz 715

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
In which of these countries is there not a Mount Olympus?
A
Greece
B
Australia
C
United States
D
New Zealand
Question 1 Explanation: 
Australia
Question 2
What term is used when a sports team gathers in a tight circle to strategise, motivate or celebrate?
A
Muddle
B
Cuddle
C
Huddle
D
Puddle
Question 2 Explanation: 
Huddle
Question 3
Dree Festival is celebrated every year by which state people?
A
Arunachal Pradesh
B
Manipur
C
Rajasthan
D
Haryana
Question 3 Explanation: 
Arunachal Pradesh
Question 4
According to Greek legend, which of the 9 muses was the muse of Comedy?
A
Calliope
B
Euterpe
C
Clio
D
Thalia
Question 4 Explanation: 
Thalia
Question 5
The Longest Epic in the World is..........
A
Mahabharata
B
The Iliad
C
Orlando furioso
D
Ramayana
Question 5 Explanation: 
Mahabharata:The Mahabharata is the longest known epic poem and has been described as ''the longest poem ever written''. Its longest version consists of over 100, 000 shloka or over 200, 000 individual verse lines
Question 6
In which 2001 film is the death of Sir William McCordle, Bt (played by Sir Michael Gambon) investigated by Inspector Thomson (Stephen Fry) and Constable Dexter (Ron Webster)?
A
Moulin Rouge!
B
Death On The Nile
C
The Mask
D
Gosford Park
Question 6 Explanation: 
Gosford Park
Question 7
Who is killed by the Shakespearean character Macduff?
A
Hamlet
B
Macbeth
C
Romeo
D
Julius Caesar
Question 7 Explanation: 
Macbeth
Question 8
World's tallest man record is upto 251cm from which of the following country?
A
Japan
B
USA
C
Turkey
D
Canada
Question 8 Explanation: 
s:The tallest man living is Sultan Kosen who measured 251 cm (8 ft 2.8 in) in Ankara, Turkey, on 08 February 2011.
Question 9
Broadly, what is the setting for Samuel Beckett's play "Happy Days"?
A
Three large pots
B
An old man's desk
C
A tree
D
A pile of sand
Question 9 Explanation: 
A pile of sand
Question 10
The lyric about marriage "It's an institute you can't disparage" is from which song?
A
"Joy to the World" by Hoyt Axton
B
"Je t'aime moi non plus" by Serge Gainsbourg
C
"You're my World" by Umberto Bindi, Gino Paoli & Carl Sigman
D
"Love and Marriage" by Sammy Cahn & Jimmy Van Heusen
Question 10 Explanation: 
"Love and Marriage" by Sammy Cahn & Jimmy Van Heusen
Question 11
Which of these countries has land lying on the equator?
A
Equatorial Guinea
B
Borneo, Indonesia
C
India
D
Vietnam
Question 11 Explanation: 
Borneo, Indonesia
Question 12
How many states of the USA begin with the letter "M"?
A
8
B
6
C
4
D
2
Question 12 Explanation: 
8
Question 13
What is another name for athlete's foot?
A
Tangled pedimenta
B
Tanya Peijus
C
Tango ex Paris
D
Tinea pedis
Question 13 Explanation: 
Tinea pedis
Question 14
WWE, which is controlled by Vince McMahon, is a publicly-traded, privately-controlled integrated media and sports entertainment company. What does "WWE" stand for?
A
World Wildlife Exercises
B
World Wide Enterprises
C
World Wrestling Entertainment
D
Wrestling World Entrepreneurs
Question 14 Explanation: 
World Wrestling Entertainment
Question 15
What is an alternative name for a hydrolaccolith, a mound of earth-covered ice found in the Arctic and subarctic that can reach up to 70 metres (230 ft) in height and up to 600 m (2, 000 ft) in diameter?
A
Ice box
B
Pingo
C
Ice berg
D
Popsicle
Question 15 Explanation: 
Pingo
Question 16
The book titled 'Gospel of Judas' written by
A
Kim Scott
B
Indra Sinha
C
Michael Sala
D
Marvin Meyer
Question 16 Explanation: 
Marvin Meyer:The Gospel of Judas is a Gnostic gospel whose content consists of conversations between Jesus and Judas Iscariot.It was authored by Marvin Meyer.
There are 16 questions to complete.

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