General knowledge quiz 1073

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Who was the first person (and only person, except for "Sergeant Pepper") other than The Beatles themselves, to have their image on the front cover of a Beatles LP?
A
Klaus Voorman
B
Brian Epstein
C
Billy Preston
D
Eric Clapton
Question 1 Explanation: 
Klaus Voorman
Question 2
Euro is currency of which of the following country?
A
Guernsey
B
Italy
C
Jersey
D
Macedonia
Question 2 Explanation: 
Italy:Italy-Rome(Capital) and Euro(Currency)
Question 3
What is the name for the area where tyres are changed, petrol is provided and minor repairs are carried out during a motor race?
A
End
B
Doldrums
C
Pits
D
Toilet
Question 3 Explanation: 
Pits
Question 4
At which university on 4 May 1970 were 4 students killed and 9 wounded when an Army National Guard unit fired at students during a protest against the US invasion of Cambodia during the Vietnam War?
A
Kent State University
B
Miami University
C
Ohio State University
D
University of Cincinnati
Question 4 Explanation: 
Kent State University
Question 5
Mission Antyodaya' aims to create how many poverty-free gram panchayats?
A
20000
B
30000
C
40000
D
50000
Question 5 Explanation: 
Union Rural Development Ministry, in partnership with State Governments, has completed the ranking of 50000 Gram Panchayats (selected under 'Mission Antyodaya') on three broad parameters of physical infrastructure, human development and economic activities. Union Rural Development Ministry's 'Mission Antyodaya' aims to create 50000 poverty-free gram panchayats. The goal is to converge, all existing government initiatives and schemes in these 50000 gram panchayats so that every household within these panchayats is benefited which shall consequently lead to elimination of poverty. Gram Panchayats have been selected by the State Governments on the basis of social capital. 50000 selected gram panchayats have been grouped together in 5000 clusters.
Question 6
Andorra Capital is..........
A
Tirana
B
Sarajevo
C
Andorra la Vella
D
Zagreb
Question 6 Explanation: 
Andorra la Vella:Andorra-Andorra la Vella(Capital) and Euro(Currency)
Question 7
Which of these men never commanded a ship called "Discovery"?
A
George Vancouver
B
William Baffin
C
James Cook
D
Captain William Bligh
Question 7 Explanation: 
Captain William Bligh
Question 8
"Kick off" is the way that the ball is put into play in which game?
A
Hockey
B
Polo
C
Rugby
D
Baseball
Question 8 Explanation: 
Rugby
Question 9
The difference between Visible Exports and Visible Imports is defined as..........
A
Gross National Product (GDP)
B
Gross National Income (GNI)
C
Balance of Payments
D
Balance of Trade
Question 9 Explanation: 
The difference in value between a country's imports and exports is called Balance of Trade.
Question 10
What invention in the 17th century revolutionized mathematics by providing the first systematic link between Euclidean geometry and algebra, describing geometric shapes as algebraic equations involving the coordinates of the points lying on it?
A
Artesian wells
B
Cartesian coordinates
C
Reverse engineering
D
Virtual geometry
Question 10 Explanation: 
Cartesian coordinates
Question 11
In which country did a civil war run from 1975 to 1990?
A
Lebanon
B
Jordan
C
Syria
D
Israel
Question 11 Explanation: 
Lebanon
Question 12
Under English law, what was the earliest date that a woman could obtain a divorce with the sole ground of adultery?
A
1745
B
1923
C
1831
D
1899
Question 12 Explanation: 
1923
Question 13
31 March, the birthday of Cesar Chavez, is recognised as a holiday in the US states of California, Texas, Arizona and Colorado. What role did he play in the history of the USA?
A
Animal conservationist
B
Military leader at the Battle of the Alamo
C
Setting up reservations for American Indians
D
Labour unionist
Question 13 Explanation: 
Labour unionist
Question 14
What nationality is the cinematographer Michael Seresin, who has worked on many films from Bugsy Malone (1976), Angela's Ashes (1999), The Life of David Gale (2003), Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004), to War of the Planet of the Apes (2017)?
A
New Zealander
B
American
C
British
D
Canadian
Question 14 Explanation: 
New Zealander
Question 15
We hear of two envoys being sent to the Roman kings, one in 27-28 AD to the court of Augustus and the other in 110-20 AD to the court of
A
Cartius
B
Trajan
C
Nero
D
Brutus
Question 16
Theodolite measures..........
A
Horizontal angles
B
Vertical angles
C
Critical angles
D
Both 1 and 2
Question 16 Explanation: 
Both 1 and 2:Theodolite is a surveying instrument with a rotating telescope for measuring horizontal and vertical angles
There are 16 questions to complete.

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