General knowledge quiz 839

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Margaret Kelly founded the Bluebell Girls to perform ar which venue in 1932?
A
Windmill Theatre
B
Moulin Rouge
C
Folies Bergere
D
Playboy Club
Question 1 Explanation: 
Folies Bergere
Question 2
The subduction of which tectonic plate beneath the South American Plate is the main force creating the Andes orogeny?
A
Juan Fernandez
B
Pacific
C
Cocos
D
Nazca
Question 2 Explanation: 
Nazca
Question 3
The book 'My Odyssey Memoirs of the Man behind the Mangalyaan Mission' is authored by who among the following?
A
K.Radhakrishnan
B
Rakesh Kumar
C
Kiran Kumar
D
Pallava Bagla
Question 3 Explanation: 
K.Radhakrishnan:The book 'My Odyssey Memoirs of the Man behind the Mangalyaan Mission' penned by K Radhakrishnan with Kobo.
Question 4
Who is the author of 'The Sleepwalker's Dream '?
A
Amitav Gosh
B
Dhrubajyoti Borah
C
Vikram Seth
D
Ruskin Bond
Question 4 Explanation: 
Dhrubajyoti Borah:The book titled The Sleepwalker's Dream authored by Dhrubajyoti Borah. The book authored by Borah, President of Asam Sahitya Sabha, narrates the journey of a group of militants towards an elusive freedom and an uncertain future.
Question 5
Who is the mother of actors Oliver and Kate Hudson?
A
Goldie Hawn
B
Glenn Close
C
Elizabeth Taylor
D
Liza Minnelli
Question 5 Explanation: 
Goldie Hawn
Question 6
On 16 June 1883 in Sunderland, UK, there was a disaster in which 183 children were asphyxiated; where did it happen?
A
The Sunderland Ice Cave
B
A funfair in Mowbray Park
C
A concert hall called Victoria Hall
D
The Gas Works
Question 6 Explanation: 
A concert hall called Victoria Hall
Question 7
Which state is became the country's first state to present a 'paperless' budget?
A
New Delhi
B
Maharshtra
C
Kerala
D
Himachal Pradesh
Question 7 Explanation: 
Himachal Pradesh
Question 8
What proportion of the 206 bones in the human body is contained in the hands and feet?
A
A quarter
B
A third
C
A half
D
Two thirds
Question 8 Explanation: 
A quarter
Question 9
What is the name for the coloured part around the pupil of the eye?
A
Iris
B
Flag
C
Lily
D
Arum
Question 9 Explanation: 
Iris
Question 10
The Nobel Prize was first awarded in
A
1976
B
1958
C
1901
D
1972
Question 11
Which of these is by Tchaikovsky?
A
1812 Overture
B
When I'm 64
C
Take Five
D
The Magic Flute
Question 11 Explanation: 
1812 Overture
Question 12
The European parliament meets in Strasbourg and which other city?
A
The Hague
B
Brussels
C
Calais
D
London
Question 12 Explanation: 
Brussels
Question 13
Where, apart from Australia, are monotremes found?
A
Solomon Islands
B
New Zealand
C
New Guinea
D
Indonesia
Question 13 Explanation: 
New Guinea
Question 14
A courgette is a small variety of what?
A
Bouquet
B
Carrot
C
Horse
D
Marrow
Question 14 Explanation: 
Marrow
Question 15
What is the theme of World Migratory Bird Day 2017?
A
Spread Your Wings for Bird Conservation
B
Life Cycle of Migratory Birds
C
Their Future is our Future-a Healthy Planet for Migratory Birds and People
D
Restore Habitat, Restore Birds
Question 15 Explanation: 
Their Future is our Future-a Healthy Planet for Migratory Birds and People
Question 16
A 2015 US TV series centred on high school guidance counsellor Madison Clark, her boyfriend and family is a prequel to what 2010 series?
A
Breakout
B
The Defenders
C
The Walking Dead
D
Diva
Question 16 Explanation: 
The Walking Dead
There are 16 questions to complete.

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