General knowledge quiz 794

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which cup, an ornate silver-plated Britannia metal bottomless ewer, designed and crafted in 1848 by Garrard & Co., was donated by Sir Henry Paget, Marquess of Anglesey, for the Royal Yacht Squadron's 1851 Annual Regatta?
A
Borg Warner Trophy
B
Anglesey Shield
C
The America's Cup
D
Clapperton Trophy
Question 1 Explanation: 
The America's Cup
Question 2
The filings of wood or metal are referred to as...?
A
Shavings
B
Swarf
C
Shavetails
D
Sweals
Question 2 Explanation: 
Swarf
Question 3
What is the middle name of Akash Chopra, a Delhi batsman?
A
Mohanlal
B
Shyamlal
C
Amarnath
D
Chotaram
Question 3 Explanation: 
He is from Agra, the home of the Taj Mahal.
Question 4
It is more difficult to walk on a sandy road than on a concrete road because
A
sand is soft and concreter is hard
B
the friction between sand and feet is less than that between concrete and feet
C
the friction between sand and feet is more than that between concrete and feet
D
the sand is grainy but concrete is smooth
Question 5
In what is a York round used in competition?
A
Bowls
B
Croquet
C
Archery
D
Javelin
Question 5 Explanation: 
Archery
Question 6
Elton John co-wrote 5 songs with Tim Rice for which Walt Disney musical?
A
Aladdin
B
Beauty and the Beasr
C
101 Dalmatians
D
The Lion King
Question 6 Explanation: 
The Lion King
Question 7
In what year was the Married Women's Property Act passed into British law, that recognised husband and wife as separate legal entities, and gave married women the legal right to sue and be sued, be liable for their own debts, hold stock in their own names and to own, buy and sell separate property?
A
1882
B
1950
C
1776
D
1801
Question 7 Explanation: 
1882
Question 8
Who shot the most famous film of the assassination of John F Kennedy?
A
Phil Abraham
B
Larry Boelens
C
D. W. Griffith
D
Abraham Zapruder
Question 8 Explanation: 
Abraham Zapruder
Question 9
Which country has borders with Brazil, Paraguay and Peru?
A
Ecuador
B
Bolivia
C
Chile
D
Mexico
Question 9 Explanation: 
Bolivia
Question 10
Which of these is an English country dance?
A
Sir Roger de Coverley
B
Sir Lancelot
C
Duke of Edinburgh
D
Dame Judi Dench
Question 10 Explanation: 
Sir Roger de Coverley
Question 11
Who was jailed for 150 years in June 2009 for investor fraud after being reported to federal authorities by his sons?
A
Soapy Smith
B
Charles Ponzi
C
Bernie Madoff
D
Titanic Thompson
Question 11 Explanation: 
Bernie Madoff
Question 12
Which country has launched its first UNESCO Biosphere Reserve Inle Lake?
A
Malaysia
B
Indonesia
C
Myanmar
D
Singapore
Question 12 Explanation: 
-Myanmar has launched the country's first Unesco Biosphere Reserve Inle Lake in Shan state, opening a new chapter in its commitment to bio-diversity and eco-system conservation.Inle Lake was designated as Myanmar's first biosphere reserve under Unesco's Man and the Bioshpere (MAB) programme in Paris
Question 13
Who has played (on film) Queen Elizabeth I twice, Galadriel three times, Katharine Hepburn and Veronica Guerin?
A
Cate Blanchett
B
Helen Mirren
C
Judi Dench
D
Penelope Cruz
Question 13 Explanation: 
Cate Blanchett
Question 14
What play has the characters Lady Bracknell, Miss Prism and Doctor Chasuble?
A
Entertaining Mr Sloane
B
The Importance of Being Earnest
C
Look Back in Anger
D
Private Lives
Question 14 Explanation: 
The Importance of Being Earnest
Question 15
Macular degeneration affects what part of the body?
A
Eyes
B
Throat
C
Nose
D
Ear
Question 15 Explanation: 
Eyes
Question 16
Which of the following city nickname is Vijayawada?
A
City of Spices
B
Place of Victory
C
Power Hub City
D
Millennium City
Question 16 Explanation: 
Place of Victory:Vijayawada literally translates to ''The Place of Victory''. It is also known as Bezawada. It is the third largest city in Andhra Pradesh, India and is located on the banks of the Krishna River, bounded by the lndrakeeladri Hills on the west and the Budameru river on the north.
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