General knowledge quiz 97

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Who is the latest actor to portray Alan Turing's fiancee, Joan Clarke, in film?
A
Keira Knightley
B
Keeley Hawes
C
Rachel Weisz
D
Anna Paquin
Question 1 Explanation: 
Keira Knightley
Question 2
Which 2001 musical film based on the Orphean myth and on Giuseppe Verdi's opera "La Traviata" stars Ewan McGregor and Nicole Kidman?
A
New York, New York
B
Chicago
C
Moulin Rouge!
D
Sunday in the Park with George
Question 2 Explanation: 
Moulin Rouge!
Question 3
There was a sharp class division at Harappa and Mohen-jodaro. This is clear from the
A
Indus seals excavated
B
religious beliefs of the Harappans
C
tools and implements used by the Harappans
D
different types of dwellings excavated
Question 4
The book titled 'Dalits in India:A profile' written by..........
A
Shukhdeo Throat
B
Zahid Husain
C
Tariq Ali
D
Tom Alter
Question 4 Explanation: 
Shukhdeo Throat:Dalits in India:A profile authored by Shukhdeo Throat.He also founded the Indian Institute of Dalit Studies.
Question 5
Mirat-Ul-Akbar was a Persian language journal founded and edited by..........
A
Raja Ram Mohan Roy
B
Muzaffar Ahmed
C
Mukundrao Patil
D
Maulana Mohammad Ali
Question 5 Explanation: 
Raja Ram Mohan Roy:Mirat-ul-Akbar was a Persian language journal founded and edited by Raja Rammohan Roy. The newspaper was first published on 12 April 1822
Question 6
Which of these is a type of cheese?
A
Phenomenon
B
Parmesan
C
Gamelan
D
Suriname
Question 6 Explanation: 
Parmesan
Question 7
How many members are there in the German Federal Council, the Bundesrat?
A
630
B
577
C
69
D
315
Question 7 Explanation: 
69
Question 8
Why is the US city of Pittsburg so named?
A
It is named after Baron Pitt of Hampstead, a British civil rights campaigner & politician
B
It is in the centre of a number of coal mines
C
It is named after Midshipman Robert Pit, who was the first to sight the land
D
It is named after William Pitt, Prime Minister of Great Britain
Question 8 Explanation: 
It is named after William Pitt, Prime Minister of Great Britain
Question 9
Where is the opera house "La Fenice" that reopened in 2003 after its second fire in just under 200 years?
A
Turin
B
Florence
C
Padua
D
Venice
Question 9 Explanation: 
Venice
Question 10
What is Longinus known for in Christian tradition?
A
Being one of the thieves crucified beside Jesus Christ
B
Placing the crown of thorns on Jesus Christ's head
C
Burying Jesus Christ after his crucifixion
D
Lancing the side of Jesus Christ when he was on the cross
Question 10 Explanation: 
Lancing the side of Jesus Christ when he was on the cross
Question 11
Where is the natural habitat of the Steller's sea cow?
A
Western Pacific Ocean
B
Bering Sea
C
None, it is extinct
D
Southwest Africa
Question 11 Explanation: 
None, it is extinct
Question 12
Trypanosomiasis is an infectious disease spread by what?
A
Mice
B
Fleas
C
Tsetse fly
D
Armadillos
Question 12 Explanation: 
Tsetse fly
Question 13
Which country occupies the islands called Luzon, Panay, Negros, Cebu, Mindanao, Basilan, Sulu, and Tawi-Tawi?
A
Canada
B
Philippines
C
Greece
D
Turkey
Question 13 Explanation: 
Philippines
Question 14
The world's largest international organisation and a successor to the League of Nations is
A
UNESCO
B
UNO
C
UNICEF
D
None of the above
Question 15
Which best characterises deep sleep?
A
Delta waves
B
Rapid eye movement (REM)
C
Theta waves
D
Dreaming
Question 15 Explanation: 
Delta waves
Question 16
Which of these wedding anniversaries is the earliest?
A
Cotton
B
Tin
C
Sapphire
D
Pearl
Question 16 Explanation: 
Cotton
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