General knowledge quiz 885

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Who painted the famous painting known as "The Night Watch"?
A
Cezanne
B
Rembrandt
C
Renoir
D
Gainsborough
Question 1 Explanation: 
Rembrandt
Question 2
The Ob River, terminating in the long narrow Gulf of Ob, flows into what sea?
A
Aral Sea, between Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan
B
Sea of Okhotsk, east Russia
C
Sea of Japan, between Japan and China
D
Kara Sea, north Russia
Question 2 Explanation: 
Kara Sea, north Russia
Question 3
MMID is a..........digit number, issued by banks.
A
6
B
7
C
5
D
9
Question 3 Explanation: 
MMID is a 7 digit number, issued by banks
Question 4
Miss Universe 1994, Ms. Sushmita Sen hails from which of the following cities?
A
Mumbai
B
Chandigarh
C
New Delhi
D
Bangalore
Question 5
What was the nickname of the British army regiment called the "11th Hussars (Prince Albert's Own)"?
A
The Cherry Pickers
B
The Crossbelts
C
The Green Horse
D
The Skins
Question 5 Explanation: 
The Cherry Pickers
Question 6
Which of these is a famous book by Agatha Christie?
A
Goldfinger
B
Othello
C
Milly Molly Mandy
D
Murder on the Orient Express
Question 6 Explanation: 
Murder on the Orient Express
Question 7
On the Christian calendar, Twelfth Day is also known by what name?
A
Whitsun
B
Easter Monday
C
Day of the Feast of the Epiphany
D
Lady Day
Question 7 Explanation: 
Day of the Feast of the Epiphany
Question 8
Which of these became prima ballerina of the Marianski Theatre, St Petersburg in 1901 and appeared with her own company at the Covent Garden Opera House between 1923 and 1925?
A
Jocelyn Vollmar
B
Margot Fonteyn
C
Anna Pavlova
D
Rowena Jackson
Question 8 Explanation: 
Anna Pavlova
Question 9
In the 1956 film "The Ten Commandments", who played Moses?
A
Burt Lancaster
B
Charlton Heston
C
John Mills
D
Robert Mitchum
Question 9 Explanation: 
Charlton Heston
Question 10
Apart from its shape what is seen as the reason for the name of an island known for its part in an expedition by Sir Ernest Shackleton 1914-17?
A
Shackleton's dog at his home in London
B
Hens which the explorers carried with them
C
Dolphins which accompanied the ship round the island
D
Its colony of elephant seals
Question 10 Explanation: 
Its colony of elephant seals
Question 11
The Houston Ship Channel connects the city of Houston, Texas, to what body of water?
A
Lynchburg Sea
B
North Atlantic
C
Carribean Sea
D
Gulf Of Mexico
Question 11 Explanation: 
Gulf Of Mexico
Question 12
When British navigator James Cook arrived at what are now called Cook Islands what did he name them?
A
San Bernardo
B
Cook Islands
C
Hervey Islands
D
Gente Hermosa
Question 12 Explanation: 
Hervey Islands
Question 13
Which of these is an Australian state that is all on one island?
A
Woomera
B
Queensland
C
New South Wales
D
Tasmania
Question 13 Explanation: 
Tasmania
Question 14
Which American physician and associate professor of bacteriology conducted the first field trials of a safe and effective vaccine against polio in 1952?
A
Jonas Salk
B
Albert Sabin
C
Edward Jenner
D
Alexander Fleming
Question 14 Explanation: 
Jonas Salk
Question 15
In Greek mythology, Croesus was known for what?
A
Wisdom
B
Fables
C
Adventuring
D
Wealth
Question 15 Explanation: 
Wealth
Question 16
What was TIROS-1?
A
An early stockmarket system
B
A remotely operated toaster
C
The first satellite to observe earth weather patterns from space
D
The first in a series of robot-made sculptures
Question 16 Explanation: 
The first satellite to observe earth weather patterns from space
There are 16 questions to complete.

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