General knowledge quiz 831

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Who portrays the fictional character Captain Jack Sparrow on film?
A
Brad Pitt
B
Johnny Depp
C
Orlando Bloom
D
Viggo Mortensen
Question 1 Explanation: 
Johnny Depp
Question 2
If you travelled directly west from Luanda, Angola, which of these countries would you reach first?
A
Brazil
B
Iceland
C
Canada
D
Chile
Question 2 Explanation: 
Brazil
Question 3
Which of these is a European capital on the River Spree?
A
Amsterdam
B
Paris
C
Berlin
D
Budapest
Question 3 Explanation: 
Berlin
Question 4
On the Christian calendar, what is the day before Ash Wednesday?
A
St Albert's Day
B
Black Tuesday
C
Ruby Tuesday
D
Shrove Tuesday
Question 4 Explanation: 
Shrove Tuesday
Question 5
What does the word "Kendo", a modern Japanese martial art, mean?
A
Way of the Sword
B
Stand firm
C
In defence
D
Jumping kick
Question 5 Explanation: 
Way of the Sword
Question 6
"Silks" is the name used to describe the uniform of a competitor in which sport?
A
Horse racing
B
Snooker
C
Polo
D
Synchronised swimming
Question 6 Explanation: 
Horse racing
Question 7
What was the stage name of American jazz singer and songwriter Eleanora Fagan?
A
Pail Away
B
Caddy Vacation
C
Bucket Break
D
Billie Holiday
Question 7 Explanation: 
Billie Holiday
Question 8
Presidents of the USA Richard Nixon and Herbert Hoover had what religious upbringing?
A
Lutheran
B
Quaker
C
Baptist
D
Scientologist
Question 8 Explanation: 
Quaker
Question 9
Whose autobiography was called "Unreliable Memoirs"?
A
Mick Jagger
B
Quentin Crisp
C
Margaret Thatcher
D
Clive James
Question 9 Explanation: 
Clive James
Question 10
During 2017 and 2018 there were tit-for-tat expulsions of large numbers of diplomats between, on the one hand, the USA and later the UK and 20 other countries, and on the other hand which country?
A
Mexico
B
Canada
C
Russia
D
China
Question 10 Explanation: 
Russia
Question 11
With what country was the game of Senet first associated?
A
Japan
B
China
C
Egypt
D
Russia
Question 11 Explanation: 
Egypt
Question 12
When World Sparrow Day is observed?
A
17th February
B
20th March
C
23rd May
D
16th March
Question 12 Explanation: 
20th March:World Sparrow Day is a day designated to raise awareness of the house sparrow and other common birds to urban environments, and of threats to their populations, observed on 20 March. It is an international initiative by the Nature Forever Society of India.
Question 13
Where does the UN soldiers finishing their 13 year military peacekeeping mission?
A
Jamaica
B
Bahamas
C
Cuba
D
Haiti
Question 13 Explanation: 
On 5th October 2017, the UN soldiers left Haiti finishing their 13 year military peacekeeping mission in Haiti. A UN peacekeeping mission helped to maintain order in Haiti through 13 years of political turmoil and disaster. It has come to an end now.
Question 14
..........is observed on National Milk Day
A
December 17
B
November 26
C
August 19
D
September 19
Question 14 Explanation: 
November 26:November 26 is celebrated as India's National Milk Day. The day marks the birth anniversary of India's most successful dairy entrepreneur Varghese Kurien, the founder of dairy firm Amul
Question 15
Canada and the USA have been the exclusive winners of the World Championship for men since it started in 1967 in what sport?
A
Badminton
B
Baseball
C
Lacrosse
D
Basketball
Question 15 Explanation: 
Lacrosse
Question 16
The original line-up of which band was Gary, Howard, Jason, Mark and Robbie?
A
Backstreet Boys
B
Boyzone
C
Take That
D
New Edition
Question 16 Explanation: 
Take That
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