General knowledge quiz 95

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which Italian opera singer, considered to be one of the finest tenors in the recorded history of music rose to international prominence after the death of Italian tenor Enrico Caruso in 1921, and was often called "Caruso Secondo"?
A
Mario Lanza
B
Beniamino Gigli
C
Luciano Pavarotti
D
Jose Carreras
Question 1 Explanation: 
Beniamino Gigli
Question 2
Which of these people was a leader of the French nation from 18 May 1804 to 11 April 1814 and from 20 March 1815 to 22 June 1815?
A
Napoleon Bonaparte
B
Sonny Bono
C
Bono
D
C'estci Bon
Question 2 Explanation: 
Napoleon Bonaparte
Question 3
Which country lies between Spain and France, in the Pyrenees?
A
Monaco
B
Andorra
C
San Marino
D
Liechtenstein
Question 3 Explanation: 
Andorra
Question 4
The surrounds of the village of Avebury, Wiltshire, UK, contain what?
A
A prehistoric henge and stone circles
B
Whiteleaf Cross chalk hill carving
C
A tidal mill
D
Ancient copper mines
Question 4 Explanation: 
A prehistoric henge and stone circles
Question 5
Olympic emblem is composed of five intertwined rings, each of a different colour, representing the five continents of the world as
A
Blue ring-Europe; Yellow ring-Asia; Black ring-Africa; Red ring-America; Green ring-Oceania
B
Blue ring-Asia; Yellow ring-Europe; Black ring-Oceania; Red ring-Africa; Green ring-America
C
Blue ring-Europe; Yellow ring-Asia; Black ring-Africa; Red ring-Oceania; Green ring-America
D
Blue ring-Asia; Yellow ring-Europe; Black ring-Africa; Red ring-America; Green ring-Oceania
Question 6
The city of Canton in China is now known as what?
A
Taipei
B
Shanghai
C
Beijing
D
Guangzhou
Question 6 Explanation: 
Guangzhou
Question 7
Which jazz musician has a memorial, created by sculptor Robert Graham and unveiled in 1997, in Central Park New York, near the intersection of 5th Avenue and 100th Street?
A
King Curtis
B
Count Basie
C
Duke Ellington
D
B.B. King
Question 7 Explanation: 
Duke Ellington
Question 8
"Omnibus" is a word for a common form of public transport taken directly from Latin. What does it mean?
A
For all
B
Many stops
C
Let the buyer beware
D
Bring a big book to read
Question 8 Explanation: 
For all
Question 9
The groundwater can become confined between two impermeable layers. This type of enclosed water is called
A
artesian
B
artesian well
C
unconfined groundwater
D
confined groundwater
Question 10
Who said '' Rest is forbidden''?
A
Sir Syed Ahmed Khan
B
Saroji Naidu
C
Jawaharlal Nehru
D
Vivekananda
Question 10 Explanation: 
Jawaharlal Nehru Explanation ; The quote ''Rest is forbidden'' said by Jawaharlal Nehru
Question 11
Which author and playwright wrote "An Inspector Calls", "When We Are Married" and "Dangerous Corner"?
A
J M Barrie
B
J B Priestley
C
Noel Coward
D
Oscar Wilde
Question 11 Explanation: 
J B Priestley
Question 12
Naga Mircha is related with..........
A
Manipur
B
J & K
C
Nagaland
D
Odisha
Question 12 Explanation: 
Nagaland:Nagaland is believed to be the original home of this chilli pepper and it is known as the Naga Mircha or Raja Mircha-meaning ''King of Chillies''
Question 13
Who is a cartoonist, best known for his appearances in "The New Yorker" since 3 January 1977, which published 819 of his cartoons, many of which involved animals?
A
Gary Larson
B
James Thurber
C
Leo Cullum
D
Charles M Schulz
Question 13 Explanation: 
Leo Cullum
Question 14
What sport is a fletcher essential to?
A
Tennis
B
Fishing
C
Archery
D
Swimming
Question 14 Explanation: 
Archery
Question 15
Which play by Arthur Miller used events from early US history to mirror Senator McCarthy's communist witch hunts in the 1950's?
A
All My Sons
B
The Crucible
C
View From A Bridge
D
After The Fall
Question 15 Explanation: 
The Crucible
Question 16
Key Largo, Key West, Plantation Key and Big Pine Key are islands of the coast of are part of which US state?
A
Alaska
B
Texas
C
North Dakota
D
Florida
Question 16 Explanation: 
Florida
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