General knowledge quiz 841

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which politician issued a CD of love songs that he had written and co-written, in 2003?
A
John Howard
B
Robert Muldoon
C
Silvio Berlusconi
D
Jean-Pierre Raffarin
Question 1 Explanation: 
Silvio Berlusconi
Question 2
Which of the following is capital of Mozambique?
A
Rabat
B
Abuja
C
Maputo
D
Dakar
Question 2 Explanation: 
Maputo:Mozambique-Maputo (Capital) and Mozambican metical(Currency)
Question 3
Susan Mayer, Lynette Scavo, Bree Van de Kamp, Gabrielle Solis, Edie Britt, Mary Alice Young, Betty Applewhite, Katherine Mayfair and Karen McCluskey have all lived in which street?
A
Wisteria Lane
B
Coronation Street
C
The Avenue
D
Ramsay Street
Question 3 Explanation: 
Wisteria Lane
Question 4
What word means staying in one place and electrical interference?
A
Inert
B
Stationary
C
Static
D
Ohmage
Question 4 Explanation: 
Static
Question 5
In which country was mountaineer and explorer Edmund Hillary born?
A
India
B
South Africa
C
Australia
D
New Zealand
Question 5 Explanation: 
New Zealand
Question 6
Which of these is a dog breed originating in Yorkshire, England, sometimes used in England as a police dog, that is also called the Waterside Terrier, and was called the "King of Terriers" because it was the largest of the terrier breeds (before the creation of the Black Russian Terrier)?
A
Airedale
B
Clydesdale
C
Wensleydale
D
Homedale
Question 6 Explanation: 
Airedale
Question 7
Where in Paris would you go to stand under the Eiffel Tower?
A
Champs de Mars
B
Champs Elysees
C
Moulin Rouge
D
Montmartre
Question 7 Explanation: 
Champs de Mars
Question 8
Which acid is used to test the purity of gold?
A
Acetic acid
B
Nitric acid
C
Formic acid
D
Sulphuric acid
Question 8 Explanation: 
s:Nitric acid to test for gold purity (to determining the karat value of gold)
Question 9
Who made two series of engravings based on two series of his paintings, called "A Rake's Progress" and "A Harlot's Progress"?
A
Pablo Picasso
B
M C Escher
C
Ronald Searle
D
William Hogarth
Question 9 Explanation: 
William Hogarth
Question 10
Karaikudi R Mani is famous for..........
A
Mirdangam
B
Tabla
C
Sarod
D
Veena
Question 10 Explanation: 
Mirdangam:Karaikudi Mani is an Indian percussionist, primarily adept in the mridangam.
Question 11
Which the richest Indian state and has an annual GDP of US$220 billion, nearly equal to that of Pakistan or Portugal
A
Tamil Nadu
B
Maharashtra
C
Madhya Pradesh
D
Andra Pradesh
Question 11 Explanation: 
Maharashtra:Maharashtra is the richest Indian state and has an annual GDP of US$220 billion, nearly equal to that of Pakistan or Portugal, and accounts for 12% of the Indian GDP followed by the states of Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh.
Question 12
What chemical element with atomic number 55 is a soft, silvery-gold alkali metal with a melting point of 28 $^\circ$C (83 $^\circ$F), and one of only five metals that are liquid at or near room temperature?
A
Gallium
B
Mercury
C
Caesium
D
Silicon
Question 12 Explanation: 
Caesium
Question 13
What is a knickerbocker glory?
A
Cocktail made with a gin base
B
Ice cream sundae
C
Rhinestone covered long underwear
D
Underwear in a presentation pack
Question 13 Explanation: 
Ice cream sundae
Question 14
The most explosive type of volcano is
A
the caldera
B
a cinder cone
C
basalt plateau
D
shield volcanoes
Question 15
Which of these are not allowed to be worn in Olympic boxing?
A
Beards
B
Socks
C
Underpants
D
Tattoos
Question 15 Explanation: 
Beards
Question 16
What was heavyweight boxer Joe Louis' nickname?
A
Spirit of St Louis
B
The Brown Bomber
C
Muhammad Ali
D
Tricky Dicky
Question 16 Explanation: 
The Brown Bomber
There are 16 questions to complete.

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