General knowledge quiz 1015

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What is a khukri?
A
Turkish stew
B
Inwardly curved knife
C
Type of fish
D
Bullock
Question 1 Explanation: 
Inwardly curved knife
Question 2
An autobiography 'Lone Fox Dancing' is authored by
A
Aditi Khorana
B
Diksha Basu
C
Ruskin Bond
D
Chetan Bhagat
Question 2 Explanation: 
Ruskin Bond:Ruskin Bond's autobiography 'Lone Fox Dancing' allows a glimpse into the mind of a writer deeply observant and open to life
Question 3
Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Jan Aushadhi Pariyojana is a campaign launched for..........?
A
Making quality medicines available at affordable prices
B
Free heart surgery for the poor
C
Free medical checkup in rural underdeveloped areas
D
It is a scheme related to unemployment
Question 3 Explanation: 
Union Minister for State for Social Justice and Empowerment, Ramdas Athawale launched the Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Jan Aushadhi Pariyojana in Mumbai. Currently, more than 600 medicines and 150 surgical and other medical items are being made available at affordable rates at Janaushadhi Kendras opened across the country under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Aushadhi Pariyojana.
Question 4
Which company, founded in 1950, was the world's first independent credit card company?
A
Carte Blanche
B
American Express
C
Diners Club
D
MasterCard
Question 4 Explanation: 
Diners Club
Question 5
Who was shot dead on 9 October 1967 while trying to organise a revolution in Bolivia?
A
Bernardo O'Higgins
B
Jose de San Martin
C
El Cid
D
Che Guevara
Question 5 Explanation: 
Che Guevara
Question 6
What are faience, raku and majolica?
A
Kinds of earthenware
B
Oil paints
C
Folk dances
D
Types of intricate interlaced curling patterns
Question 6 Explanation: 
Kinds of earthenware
Question 7
Marie Curie, winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics (1903) and the Nobel Prize in Chemistry (1911), was born where?
A
Warsaw, Poland
B
Paris, France
C
Geneva, Switzerland
D
Sydney, Australia
Question 7 Explanation: 
Warsaw, Poland
Question 8
What did rising, controversial, Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios do to earn code violation warnings and media headlines during Wimbledon 2015?
A
Muttered "dirty scum", although he maintained it was not directed at the umpire
B
Threatened to stop play following a disputed line call
C
All of these
D
Smashed his racket, which bounced into the spectators' stands
Question 8 Explanation: 
All of these
Question 9
In which film does the character Holly Golightly appear?
A
The Birds
B
West Side Story
C
Flashdance
D
Breakfast at Tiffany's
Question 9 Explanation: 
Breakfast at Tiffany's
Question 10
Which of the core cast of the TV series "Friends" also appeared in the 2000 film "The Whole Nine Yards" with Bruce Willis?
A
Matt LeBlanc
B
David Schwimmer
C
Matthew Perry
D
Lisa Kudrow
Question 10 Explanation: 
Matthew Perry
Question 11
Which does not require the medium for their propagation?
A
Electromagnetic waves
B
Transverse Waves
C
Longitudinal Waves
D
Mechanical Waves
Question 11 Explanation: 
Electromagnetic waves:Electromagnetic waves do not require medium for their propagation. Ex-Cathode rays, Alpha and Beta rays
Question 12
The name "vadose" for one of the Earth's soil layers comes from a Latin word meaning what?
A
Shallow
B
Marshy
C
Granular
D
Shifting
Question 12 Explanation: 
Shallow
Question 13
Who won the Super Bowl in 2006?
A
Seattle Seahawks
B
Kansas City Chiefs
C
Pittsburgh Steelers
D
Green Bay Packers
Question 13 Explanation: 
Pittsburgh Steelers
Question 14
What was the name of spacecraft which created history on 12 November 2014 and landed a probe on a comet?
A
Curiosity
B
Philae
C
Roxanne
D
Rosetta
Question 14 Explanation: 
Rosetta
Question 15
Which national park is shared between two states?
A
Mrugavani National Park
B
Namdapha National Park
C
Papikonda National Park
D
Sri Venkateswara Park
Question 15 Explanation: 
Papikonda National Park:Papikonda National Park is shared between the states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. is one of India's cherished tropical forests.
Question 16
Where was Kylie Minogue born?
A
Australia
B
Argentina
C
The Philippines
D
Hawaii
Question 16 Explanation: 
Australia
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