General knowledge quiz 961

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Whose last compositions, composed in 1948 when the composer was 84, were called "Four Last Songs"?
A
Oscar Hammerstein II
B
Irving Berlin
C
Mstislav Rostropovich
D
Richard Strauss
Question 1 Explanation: 
Richard Strauss
Question 2
Which web series was the forerunner to the 2016 US TV show "Insecure"?
A
Emergency Contacts
B
Broad City
C
Awkward Black Girl
D
Subwat:The Series
Question 2 Explanation: 
Awkward Black Girl
Question 3
The phrase "the father of the nation" is an example of..........what?
A
Gerund
B
Simile
C
Litotes
D
Metaphor
Question 3 Explanation: 
Metaphor
Question 4
Which singer recorded "Unforgettable" in 1951, which his daughter, Natalie Cole made into a duet with herself in 1991?
A
King Cole
B
Old King Cole
C
Nat King Cole
D
Norris Cole
Question 4 Explanation: 
Nat King Cole
Question 5
What is the most abundant element in the universe?
A
Krypton
B
Oxygen
C
Carbon
D
Hydrogen
Question 5 Explanation: 
Hydrogen
Question 6
Which Indian state launched 'Bhavantar Bhugtan Yojna' in the presence of the farmers?
A
Odisha
B
Gujarat
C
Madhya Pradesh
D
Arunachal Pradesh
Question 6 Explanation: 
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan launched the ambitious 'Bhavantar Bhugtan Yojna' in the presence of the farmers at the Krishi Upaj Mandi in Khurai, Sagar district of Madhya Pradesh. The objective of this scheme is to ensure reasonable prices to the farmers for their agriculture produces and thereby protecting them from losses suffered on account of distress sale.
Question 7
Which of these countries has the most time zones?
A
Brazil
B
Russia
C
China
D
USA
Question 7 Explanation: 
Russia
Question 8
Who compiled the book 'India 2017 Yearbook'?
A
Rajiv Mehrishi
B
Man Mohan Singh
C
Pranab Mukherjee
D
Prathiba Patil
Question 8 Explanation: 
Rajiv Mehrishi
Question 9
In Spain, what does "cortes" refer to?
A
Doctor
B
Motorway
C
Cabbage
D
Parliament
Question 9 Explanation: 
Parliament
Question 10
In 2010, brothers Peyton and Eli Manning, both quarterbacks, began to play in the NFL. What teams do they play for respectively?
A
Indianapolis Colts & the New York Giants
B
New York Giants & the Indianapolis Colts
C
New York Colts & the Indianapolis Giants
D
Indianapolis Giants & the New York Colts
Question 10 Explanation: 
Indianapolis Colts & the New York Giants
Question 11
The humidity of the air depends upon
A
temperature
B
location
C
weather
D
All of the above
Question 12
The estate of which American writer and poet who died of a heart attack in 1967 was bequeathed to the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Foundation?
A
William Faulkner
B
F. Scott Fitzgerald
C
Dorothy Parker
D
Ernest Hemingway
Question 12 Explanation: 
Dorothy Parker
Question 13
All PSLCs valid till..........and expire on..........
A
March 31st & April 1st
B
February 28th & March 1st
C
January 31st & February 1st
D
April 31st & May 1st
Question 13 Explanation: 
All PSLCs will be valid till March 31st and will expire on April 1st.
Question 14
What is a Harvey Wallbanger?
A
Alcoholic drink
B
Vintage car
C
Demolition expert
D
Rock music fan
Question 14 Explanation: 
Alcoholic drink
Question 15
Where is the town of Kobe?
A
Siberia
B
The Philippines
C
Japan
D
New Zealand
Question 15 Explanation: 
Japan
Question 16
Sir Paul McCartney released an album, New, in 2013, with what as one of its distinguishing features?
A
It was the first for 6 years to consist entirely of new compositions
B
It was recorded live
C
It was recorded in Japan
D
He sings but does not play any other instrument
Question 16 Explanation: 
It was the first for 6 years to consist entirely of new compositions
There are 16 questions to complete.

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