General knowledge quiz 86

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What city is known to its inhabitants as "auld reekie"?
A
Aberdeen
B
Glasgow
C
Edinburgh
D
Thurso
Question 1 Explanation: 
Edinburgh
Question 2
Which of these words describes plaster made from 3 or 4 parts sand and 1 part hydraulic lime that can be applied to the walls of buildings?
A
Stucco
B
Enamel
C
Siding
D
Pueblo
Question 2 Explanation: 
Stucco
Question 3
What is a marlin?
A
Wizard
B
Fish
C
Reptile
D
Large oven
Question 3 Explanation: 
Fish
Question 4
The second incarnation of which organisation was formed at a meeting led by William J Simmons on the top of Stone Mountain, Georgia, in 1915?
A
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
B
Ku Klux Klan
C
Knights of the White Camellia
D
Knights of Mary Phagan
Question 4 Explanation: 
Ku Klux Klan
Question 5
Which of these is not a type of oak tree?
A
Ring-cupped
B
English
C
Turkey
D
Austrian
Question 5 Explanation: 
Austrian
Question 6
Who was the subject of the film "I'm Not There", and did not appear in it?
A
Bob Dylan
B
Richard Nixon
C
Michael Jordan
D
Lord Lucan
Question 6 Explanation: 
Bob Dylan
Question 7
What is another word for a hiccup?
A
Lumbago
B
Melanoma
C
Rubella
D
Singultus
Question 7 Explanation: 
Singultus
Question 8
What is the evening prayer service in the Western Catholic, Eastern (Byzantine) Catholic, and Eastern Orthodox, Anglican, and Lutheran churches?
A
Vestiges
B
Vespers
C
Vagaries
D
Viggomortensen
Question 8 Explanation: 
Vespers
Question 9
The British Royal Mint that was established in the Tower of London in 1279 and moved to an adjacent site on Tower Hill in 1809 is now situated where?
A
Buckingham Palace, London
B
Llantrisant, South Wales
C
Glasgow, Scotland
D
Icknield Street, Birmingham, England
Question 9 Explanation: 
Llantrisant, South Wales
Question 10
Persia is the former name of which country?
A
Iran
B
Burkina Faso
C
Palestine
D
Myanmar
Question 10 Explanation: 
Iran
Question 11
In a TV series, who lived in the town of Bedrock?
A
The Flintstones
B
The Addams Family
C
The Cunninghams
D
The Munsters
Question 11 Explanation: 
The Flintstones
Question 12
Which of these battles is the most recent?
A
Battle of the Somme
B
Battle of Culloden
C
Battle of Britain
D
Battle of Waterloo
Question 12 Explanation: 
Battle of Britain
Question 13
Which 72 year old Oscar-winning director married his long-term German partner, 51, in Hamburg in July 2009?
A
Stephen Spielberg
B
Clint Eastwood
C
Ron Howard
D
Robert Redford
Question 13 Explanation: 
Robert Redford
Question 14
Players start with 5 of their counters on the inner board and 10 on the outer board in which game?
A
Backgammon
B
Parcheesi
C
Ludo
D
Chess
Question 14 Explanation: 
Backgammon
Question 15
The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) established in 1985 has eight members, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, the Maldives, Sri Lanka and which other country?
A
Afghanistan
B
Myanmar (Burma)
C
Mauritius
D
South Korea
Question 15 Explanation: 
Afghanistan
Question 16
What is the southernmost point in territory claimed by Chile?
A
Punta Arenas
B
Islas Diego Ramirez
C
South Pole
D
South Shetland Islands
Question 16 Explanation: 
South Pole
There are 16 questions to complete.

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