General knowledge quiz 999

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which black UK TV comedy created by Julia Davis and first released in 2012, is a "gruesome, scatological, period-sitcom" (the Guardian)?
A
Hunderby
B
The Crimson Petal and the White
C
Camping
D
Nighty Night
Question 1 Explanation: 
Hunderby
Question 2
In February 2009, 38 year old Eluana Englaro, at Lecco, North of Milan, was newsworthy for doing what since January 1992?
A
Not seeing another person
B
Pole-sitting
C
Being on life support
D
Watching television constantly
Question 2 Explanation: 
Being on life support
Question 3
Which Shakespearean play features a character called Iago?
A
Twelfth Night
B
King Lear
C
Romeo and Juliet
D
Othello
Question 3 Explanation: 
Othello
Question 4
Trans World Airlines is an International Airline of
A
United Kingdom
B
United States of America
C
Russia
D
Scandinavia
Question 5
CDR is the reorganization of a company's outstanding obligations, often achieved by reducing the burden of the debts on the company by decreasing the rates paid and increasing the time the company has to pay the obligation back. In CDR, C stands for..........
A
Cash
B
Capital
C
Core
D
Corporate
Question 5 Explanation: 
Corporate Debt Restructuring-CDR
Question 6
'Europa Clipper' Mission is related with which planet?
A
Jupiter
B
Saturn
C
Mars
D
Venus
Question 6 Explanation: 
Jupiter
Question 7
Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) installed as First Consul in France by 1800 and crowned Emperor of France 1804, was born where?
A
Cagliari, Sardinia
B
Ajaccio, Corsica
C
Turin, Italy
D
Marseilles, France
Question 7 Explanation: 
Ajaccio, Corsica
Question 8
In Greek mythology, who was tied to a fiery wheel for eternity as a punishment?
A
Tantalus
B
Sisyphus
C
Tityus
D
Ixion
Question 8 Explanation: 
Ixion
Question 9
Which English actor, the majority of whose film work was between 1944 ("Waterloo Road") and 1960 ("Tunes of Glory"), won a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his role in "Ryan's Daughter" (1970)?
A
John Mills
B
Alec Guinness
C
James Mason
D
David Niven
Question 9 Explanation: 
John Mills
Question 10
Cleopatra is reputed to have killed herself because of the death of whom?
A
Octavian
B
Julius Caesar
C
Mark Antony
D
Augustus
Question 10 Explanation: 
Mark Antony
Question 11
Who wrote his first symphony at 15 and the "Overture to A Midsummer Night's Dream" at 17?
A
Benjamin Britten
B
Gabriel Faure
C
Felix Mendelssohn
D
Edward Elgar
Question 11 Explanation: 
Felix Mendelssohn
Question 12
The measurement of Lawn Tennis court for singles
A
70 ft. by 26 ft.
B
78 ft. by 27 ft.
C
70 ft. by 30 ft.
D
78 ft. by 38 ft.
Question 13
When was the eastern part of Australia claimed by Great Britain?
A
1770
B
1542
C
1896
D
1606
Question 13 Explanation: 
1770
Question 14
What is the main diet of the small mammal called an aardwolf?
A
Impala
B
Riverine rabbits
C
Insects and insect larvae
D
Fruit
Question 14 Explanation: 
Insects and insect larvae
Question 15
Olympic Games after 4th century A.D restarted from
A
1916
B
1912
C
1904
D
1896
Question 16
The Panchayati Raj was introduced for the first time in which year?
A
1953
B
1959
C
1952
D
1960
Question 16 Explanation: 
1959:The Panchayat Raj system was first adopted by the state of Rajsthan in Nagaur district on 2nd Oct 1959
There are 16 questions to complete.

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