General knowledge quiz 882

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What is a common factor in the careers of Giacomo Puccini, Paul McCartney, and Arthur Sullivan?
A
Glassblowing
B
Carpentry
C
Exploring
D
Opera
Question 1 Explanation: 
Opera
Question 2
The Chicago River eventually empties into what?
A
Gulf of Mexico
B
Lake Michigan
C
Atlantic Ocean
D
Pacific Ocean
Question 2 Explanation: 
Gulf of Mexico
Question 3
South Indian temples have
A
tall towers with curving sides that taper at the top
B
gateway towers shaped like trapezoidal pyramids
C
both are correct
D
None of the above
Question 4
How many volumes are there in Spike Milligan's autobiography, the last volume of which was entitled "PeaceWork"?
A
6
B
3
C
4
D
5
Question 4 Explanation: 
6
Question 5
Which classic film is the story of a US marshal who cannot get help from anyone (including his new quaker wife) to face a gunfight with a criminal and his three henchmen?
A
Stagecoach
B
Gunfight at The OK Corral
C
The Tin Star
D
High Noon
Question 5 Explanation: 
High Noon
Question 6
The time period for a constituent assembly in Jammu & Kashmir is
A
7 years
B
5 years
C
4 years
D
6 years
Question 6 Explanation: 
6 years:The time period for a constituent assembly in Jammu & Kashmir is of 6 years, whereas all over India, it is 5 years.
Question 7
What is the national monument of India, one of the largest war memorials in India, situated in the heart of New Delhi, designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens and originally known as All India War Memorial, made up of red sand stone and granite.
A
The India Gate
B
The Arch of Triumph
C
The Cenotaph of the Crown
D
The Gurkha Memorial
Question 7 Explanation: 
The India Gate
Question 8
Why was the bougainvillea plant given that name?
A
The flower was fashionable wear when dancing
B
The botanist who described it was on a ship commanded by Admiral de Bougainville
C
It was a favourite plant of pirates
D
It was unattractive
Question 8 Explanation: 
The botanist who described it was on a ship commanded by Admiral de Bougainville
Question 9
Which of these is a rodent?
A
Squirrel
B
Skunk
C
Wallaby
D
Siamese cat
Question 9 Explanation: 
Squirrel
Question 10
Which river gives access across West Bengal, India, carrying the waters of the Ganges or Ganga River from the Murshidabad District to Kolkata and Howrah?
A
Indus River
B
Brahmaputra River
C
Mahananda River
D
Hugli, or Hooghly, River
Question 10 Explanation: 
Hugli, or Hooghly, River
Question 11
What does N represent in CNG?
A
National
B
Native
C
Natural
D
Neo
Question 11 Explanation: 
Natural; CNG-Compressed Natural Gas
Question 12
In 2012 the Royal Mint in the United Kingdom did what?
A
Printed no replacement coins of any kind
B
Struck a Pound 1 coin with the Royal Shield on one side
C
Updated the royal portrait used on all coins
D
Struck 50p coins with designs showing various sports on one side
Question 12 Explanation: 
Struck 50p coins with designs showing various sports on one side
Question 13
Ajanta-Ellora caves are situated near
A
Ajmer
B
Jaipur
C
Patna
D
Aurangabad
Question 14
The score for the Broadway musical "Kismet" was adapted from the music of which composer?
A
Borodin
B
Beethoven
C
Bartok
D
Bizet
Question 14 Explanation: 
Borodin
Question 15
Which resort shares both the summit of Mont Blanc and the title of highest commune in France with Saint-Gervais-les-Bains?
A
Grenoble
B
Cannes
C
St. Moritz
D
Chamonix
Question 15 Explanation: 
Chamonix
Question 16
What is the study of the history of words and how their form and meaning have changed over time?
A
Etymology
B
Entomology
C
Ethnology
D
Embryology
Question 16 Explanation: 
Etymology
There are 16 questions to complete.

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