General knowledge quiz 736

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Golden fiber is the other name of..........
A
Jute
B
Wheat
C
Maize
D
Honey
Question 1 Explanation: 
Jute:''Jute'' is the name of the plant or fiber that is used to make burlap, hessian or gunny cloth. Jute is also called the golden fiber for its color and high cash value.
Question 2
What term is applied to the fusion of Roman, Greek and Persian cultures that reached its peak after the 4th century AD during the reign of Justinian, and is seen in mosaics, frescoes, metal work, ivory carving and silk weaving?
A
Graeco-Roman
B
Romanesque
C
Byzantine
D
Constantine
Question 2 Explanation: 
Byzantine
Question 3
George Bernard Shaw described dancing as "a vertical expression of... " what?
A
The inabilty to play an instrument
B
The need to boogie
C
An epileptic fit
D
A horizontal desire
Question 3 Explanation: 
A horizontal desire
Question 4
Who wrote "Futility" (1898) about an enormous "unsinkable" British passenger liner called the Titan, which hits an iceberg and sinks in the North Atlantic with the loss of nearly all on board?
A
C S Lewis
B
Robert Louis Stevenson
C
Nostradamus
D
Morgan Robertson
Question 4 Explanation: 
Morgan Robertson
Question 5
Where or when is Joseph Heller's novel, "Catch-22" (1961), set?
A
A fishing trip with Ernest Hemingway
B
During World War II
C
In a tuberculosis sanatorium
D
Moth hunting in the Amazon rain forest
Question 5 Explanation: 
During World War II
Question 6
Which city of India is the first 'beggar-free' city?
A
Kolkata
B
Hyderabad
C
Amaravati
D
Kochi
Question 6 Explanation: 
Telangana Prisons Department has started a drive to turn Hyderabad into ''Beggar Free'' city. This drive was first launched ahead of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit that was held in Hyderabad from 28th-30th November, 2017. Delegates from across the world, including United States President, Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka Trump attended this summit. Under this drive, Prisons Department has started two Beggar homes, one is in Challapalli jail for female beggars and another in Chanchalguda jail for male beggars. The Beggar Homes have all kinds of facilities including cot, mattress, TV and pillows. Several programmes to give education and boost morale of beggars are also being conducted at these Beggar Homes.
Question 7
What was the first name of the playwright Williams who wrote "A Streetcar Named Desire"?
A
Arizona
B
Tennessee
C
Nevada
D
Florida
Question 7 Explanation: 
Tennessee
Question 8
What planet orbits between Uranus and Pluto?
A
Earth
B
Saturn
C
Neptune
D
Mars
Question 8 Explanation: 
Neptune
Question 9
Which of these is a person who can read and write?
A
Ostler
B
Scrivener
C
Milliner
D
Haberdasher
Question 9 Explanation: 
Scrivener
Question 10
How does sheet lightning show?
A
Strikes from cloud to ground in multiple threads
B
Across the sky
C
"Crawling" cloud to cloud
D
A flat sheet with strikes connecting to the ground at either end
Question 10 Explanation: 
Across the sky
Question 11
..........is observed on June 23
A
International Widow Day
B
World Postal Day
C
International Day of Democracy
D
International Olympic Day
Question 11 Explanation: 
International Widow Day:International Widows Day is a United Nations ratified day of action to address the ''poverty and injustice faced by millions of widows and their dependents in many countries''.The day takes place annually on 23 June.
Question 12
As part of a long career on stage, writing songs (recorded by Herman's Hermits, Adam Faith, Billy Fury) and musicals, and in TV and film working with Franco Zeffirelli, Bob Hoskins and Patrick Stewart, the actor Trevor Peacock stars in what UK TV series?
A
Last of the Summer Wine
B
Vicar of Dibley
C
Sherlock
D
Peaky Blinders
Question 12 Explanation: 
Vicar of Dibley
Question 13
In 1954, the US Department of Defence established what song as the official musical tribute to the president of the USA?
A
Hail to the Chief
B
I Think It's Gonna Work Out Fine
C
Imagine
D
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
Question 13 Explanation: 
Hail to the Chief
Question 14
What native language would Jesus Christ have spoken?
A
Sanskrit
B
Hebrew
C
Aramaic
D
Arabic
Question 14 Explanation: 
Aramaic
Question 15
Which of these British papers is the world's oldest Sunday newspaper?
A
The Observer
B
News of the World
C
The Guardian
D
The Independent
Question 15 Explanation: 
The Observer
Question 16
Strait of MagellanConnects..........and Pacific Ocean
A
Atlantic Ocean
B
Antarcticocean
C
Bay of Bengal
D
Pacific Ocean
Question 16 Explanation: 
Atlantic Ocean:The strait is the most important natural passage between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans
There are 16 questions to complete.

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