General knowledge quiz 957

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of these sports has 9 players per side playing on an area of 90 square feet?
A
Ice hockey
B
Basketball
C
Baseball
D
American Football
Question 1 Explanation: 
Baseball
Question 2
The Smithsonian Institution's Feather Identification Laboratory has identified which birds as the most damaging to airplanes in terms of bird strike?
A
Turkey vultures
B
Pigeons
C
Albatrosses
D
Hawks
Question 2 Explanation: 
Turkey vultures
Question 3
Which of the following is currency of Uganda?
A
Pound
B
Shilling
C
Dirham
D
Franc
Question 3 Explanation: 
Shilling:Uganda-Kampala(Capital) and Shilling(Currency)
Question 4
Who wrote an autobiography called "Boy Wonder:My Life in Tights"?
A
Burt Ward
B
Rudolf Nureyev
C
Kevin Costner
D
Laurence Olivier
Question 4 Explanation: 
Burt Ward
Question 5
What subregion of Oceania, comprising hundreds of small islands in the western Pacific Ocean, includes Guam, the Northern Marianas, Wake Island, Nauru, the Marshall Islands, the Northern Mariana Islands and Kiribati?
A
Micronesia
B
Polynesia
C
Australasia
D
Melanesia
Question 5 Explanation: 
Micronesia
Question 6
What was the first name of the 19th century Russian composer Mussorgsky?
A
Teodor
B
Bulgaria
C
Modest
D
Maclav
Question 6 Explanation: 
Modest
Question 7
Which boxers fought in the "Rumble in the Jungle" in 1974?
A
Muhammed Ali and George Foreman
B
George Foreman and Joe Frazier
C
Joe Frazier and Mike Tyson
D
George Foreman and Mike Tyson
Question 7 Explanation: 
Muhammed Ali and George Foreman
Question 8
Ali Akbar plays which of the following musical instruments?
A
Flute
B
Tabla
C
Sitar
D
Sarod
Question 9
What was the name given to actions by Timothy McVeigh on 19 April 1995 at the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building?
A
Black Friday
B
The Oklahoma City bombing
C
The Philadelphia Sniper
D
The Bungee Spectacular
Question 9 Explanation: 
The Oklahoma City bombing
Question 10
Which 1945 Italian film about the Italian Resistance Movement, made on location during the war to a script by Roberto Rossellini, Sergio Amidei and Frederico Fellini, was virtually unnoticed in Italy but caused a stir when smuggled to New York and London?
A
Rome, Open City
B
Variety Lights
C
The White Sheik
D
I Vitelloni
Question 10 Explanation: 
Rome, Open City
Question 11
What is a mosquito-borne virus, also known as breakbone fever, that is an acute febrile disease which occurs widely in the tropics, in Asia, South America, Australia and the Pacific and is now endemic in more than 100 countries?
A
Kyasanur forest disease
B
Dengue fever
C
Lassa fever
D
Lujo virus
Question 11 Explanation: 
Dengue fever
Question 12
Who wrote under the pseudonym of "Elia" and, with his sister Mary, wrote "Tales From Shakespeare"?
A
Christopher Marlowe
B
Ben Jonson
C
Charles Lamb
D
James Boswell
Question 12 Explanation: 
Charles Lamb
Question 13
Which of these assists a vehicle's braking?
A
ABS
B
EFI
C
GTR
D
DOHC
Question 13 Explanation: 
ABS
Question 14
The oldest rocks found in ocean basins are..........than the oldest continental rocks.
A
older
B
younger
C
larger
D
smaller
Question 15
What was the cause of the sinking of the "Lusitania" in May 1915 and the subsequent deaths of 1, 198 people?
A
She hit an iceberg
B
She was torpedoed
C
A saboteur blew a hole in her hull with a bomb
D
She was sunk by pirates
Question 15 Explanation: 
She was torpedoed
Question 16
Which of these was an African-American revolutionary organisation established to promote Black Power, and self-defence for blacks, that was active in the USA from 1966 into the 1970s?
A
The Green Arrows
B
The Black Panther Party
C
The White Tails
D
The Brown Owls
Question 16 Explanation: 
The Black Panther Party
There are 16 questions to complete.

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