General knowledge quiz 1017

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What is the most prestigious event at the Henley Royal Regatta, for a cup which has been awarded since the regatta was first staged?
A
The Newton Cup for Single Sculls
B
The Grand Challenge Cup for Men's Eights
C
The King's Cup for Women's Fours
D
Henry Paget Trophy
Question 1 Explanation: 
The Grand Challenge Cup for Men's Eights
Question 2
Government withdraw coins of denomination of..........and below from circulation with effect from 30 June 2011
A
25 paise
B
50 paise
C
10 paise
D
5 paise
Question 2 Explanation: 
25 paise:Government withdraw coins of denomination of 25 paise and below from circulation with effect from 30 June 2011
Question 3
Tornado is also called as..........
A
Twisters
B
Jet Stream
C
Anticyclone
D
Smog
Question 3 Explanation: 
Twisters:A tornado is also commonly referred to as a ''twister'', and is also sometimes referred to by the old-fashioned colloquial term cyclone
Question 4
Which of the following was the mascot of the Barcelona Olympic Games?
A
Cobi
B
Doves
C
hodori
D
Panda
Question 5
A "parsec" is a measure of what?
A
Speed
B
Distance
C
Acceleration
D
Luminance
Question 5 Explanation: 
Distance
Question 6
Linus Torvalds is known for originating what in 1991?
A
The Klingon language
B
Very small pianos
C
Linux computer operating system
D
International X Games
Question 6 Explanation: 
Linux computer operating system
Question 7
Whose autobiography, published in 1999, was entitled "Managing My Life"?
A
Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin business empire
B
Steve Jobs, CEO, Apple Inc.
C
Lee A. Iacocca, ex-President, Ford Motor Company
D
Alex Fergusson, British soccer manager since 1974
Question 7 Explanation: 
Alex Fergusson, British soccer manager since 1974
Question 8
The percentage of the incident radiation reflected back to space is called
A
planet's albedo
B
earth's albedo
C
both are similar terms
D
None of the above
Question 9
The 2015 Nobel Peace Prize went to which country's National Dialogue Quartet for its contribution to democracy in the wake of the Jasmine Revolution 2011?
A
Saudi Arabia
B
Yemen
C
Tunisia
D
Norway
Question 9 Explanation: 
The 2015 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet for ''its decisive contribution to the building of a pluralistic democracy in Tunisia in the wake of the Jasmine Revolution of 2011''
Question 10
The legend of Robin Hood, which dates from the 14th century and includes tales of Friar Tuck, Little John and Alan Adale, is centred on which forest?
A
Forest of Dean
B
Black
C
Sherwood
D
Lincoln
Question 10 Explanation: 
Sherwood
Question 11
..........nick name is City of motor cars
A
Detroit
B
Aden
C
Tokyo
D
Rome
Question 11 Explanation: 
Detroit:Detroit is the largest city in the midwestern state of Michigan. Near Downtown, the neoclassical Detroit Institute of Arts is famed for Diego Rivera murals inspired by the city's long-standing ties to the auto industry, which earned it the nickname ''Motor City.
Question 12
Which of these seas is not on the coast of Australia?
A
Bering Sea
B
Tasman Sea
C
Timor Sea
D
Arafura Sea
Question 12 Explanation: 
Bering Sea
Question 13
The islands of Tristan da Cunha are 2, 816 kilometres (1, 750 miles) from the nearest land. What country is closest to them?
A
Australia
B
Chile
C
Argentina
D
South Africa
Question 13 Explanation: 
South Africa
Question 14
How does a traditional military bugler change pitch?
A
Valves
B
Change in embouchure
C
Capo
D
Mute
Question 14 Explanation: 
Change in embouchure
Question 15
Who was the men's single sculls world champion at the World Rowing Championships every year it was competed from 2005 to 2009 and again in 2011, and gold medallist in the 2012 Summer Olympics?
A
Hamish Bond
B
Alan Campbell
C
Ondrej Synek
D
Mahe Drysdale
Question 15 Explanation: 
Mahe Drysdale
Question 16
In the TV series "Thunderbirds", Parker was chauffeur to whom?
A
Lady Astor
B
Penelope White
C
Lady Madonna
D
Lady Penelope
Question 16 Explanation: 
Lady Penelope
There are 16 questions to complete.

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