General knowledge quiz 74

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Menes in Egypt in the third millennium BCE is recognised as the first leader to do what?
A
Establish a standing army
B
Build a pyramid
C
Unite the Upper and Lower Nile in one kingdom
D
Go on a pilgrimage to Mecca
Question 1 Explanation: 
Unite the Upper and Lower Nile in one kingdom
Question 2
Kevin Costner directed and acted in which of these films?
A
Field of Dreams
B
3000 Miles to Graceland
C
For Love of the Game
D
Dances With Wolves
Question 2 Explanation: 
Dances With Wolves
Question 3
Who directed himself in his last western film in 1992, which also starred Gene Hackman, Morgan Freeman, and Richard Harris?
A
John Ford
B
John Huston
C
Robert Aldrich
D
Clint Eastwood
Question 3 Explanation: 
Clint Eastwood
Question 4
Which of these is used to describe the colour of a horse?
A
Beach
B
Bay
C
Peninsula
D
Bight
Question 4 Explanation: 
Bay
Question 5
Where is the strait known as the Bocca Tigris?
A
In the River Tigre, Peru
B
At the mouth of the River Tigris in the Persian Gulf
C
In the Pearl River delta, South China
D
At the confluence of the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers
Question 5 Explanation: 
In the Pearl River delta, South China
Question 6
The National Song of India was composed by
A
Rabindranath Tagore
B
Bankim Chandra Chatterji
C
Iqbal
D
Jai Shankar Prasad
Question 7
Oscar awarded started in..........
A
1929
B
1932
C
1946
D
1908
Question 7 Explanation: 
1929:The 1st Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), honored the best films of 1927 and 1928 and took place on May 16, 1929, at a private dinner held at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel in Los Angeles, California
Question 8
The military aeroplanes the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter (JSF), the F-22 Raptor, the F-15 Eagle, the F-16 Falcon, the C-17 Globemaster III, the EA-6B Prowler, and the F-111 are powered by engines from which manufacturer?
A
General Electric
B
Pratt and Whitney
C
Rolls Royce
D
Merlin
Question 8 Explanation: 
Pratt and Whitney
Question 9
What was the name of Sir Fred Hoyle's theory, an alternative to the Big Bang, that said that there was continuous creation of matter between galaxies, so that as galaxies get further apart, new ones develop between them?
A
Little bang
B
Steady state
C
Whimper
D
River
Question 9 Explanation: 
Steady state
Question 10
The landmass of which of the following continents is the least?
A
Africa
B
Asia
C
Australia
D
Europe
Question 11
Only certain cheeses can be called "Stilton"; one of the factors is in which English counties it is made. Which of these is NOT one of them?
A
Staffordshire
B
Derbyshire
C
Nottinghamshire
D
Leicestershire
Question 11 Explanation: 
Staffordshire
Question 12
Where was the penal colony which features in a 1969 semi-autobiography by an ex-criminal and convict imprisoned there from 1933 until he finally escaped in the 1940s?
A
French Guiana
B
Off the coast of Cannes in the Mediterranean Sea
C
St Helena
D
An island off Panama's Pacific coast
Question 12 Explanation: 
French Guiana
Question 13
Which of these is a type of vegetable?
A
Walker bean
B
Runner bean
C
Stepper bean
D
Jogger bean
Question 13 Explanation: 
Runner bean
Question 14
What was the name of Margaret Thatcher's husband?
A
Harry
B
Thomas
C
Dick
D
Dennis
Question 14 Explanation: 
Dennis
Question 15
When was the first institution of higher learning established in the USA?
A
1736
B
1636
C
1778
D
1836
Question 15 Explanation: 
1636
Question 16
Which US city has the same name as the state that it is in?
A
New York
B
Denver
C
Buffalo
D
San Francisco
Question 16 Explanation: 
New York
There are 16 questions to complete.

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