General knowledge quiz 1105

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which UK TV series, developed from a radio show, ran from 1988 to 1999 presented by Clive Andersen and later was taken up in the USA and, in 2016, in Australia?
A
Whose Line Is It Anyway?
B
I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue
C
Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!
D
Win, Lose or Draw
Question 1 Explanation: 
Whose Line Is It Anyway?
Question 2
Historically, nystagmus was recognised as a common industrial disease of which of these professions?
A
Miner
B
Wool sorter
C
Plasterer
D
Painter
Question 2 Explanation: 
Miner
Question 3
The internal angles of a rectangle add up to how many degrees?
A
360
B
180
C
1080
D
540
Question 3 Explanation: 
360
Question 4
Who invented Automobiles using gasoline?
A
Leo H Baekeland
B
Karl Benz
C
Evangelista Torricelli
D
Kirkpatrick Macmillan
Question 5
Union Minister of Tourism is..........
A
Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
B
Shri Ananth kumar
C
Shri Prakash Javadekar
D
Shri Alphons Kannanthanam
Question 6
The Fast5 World Netball Series, first contested in October 2009 under modified rules, was scheduled to be held in Manchester, England, initially but was played where in 2012?
A
Kingston, Jamaica
B
Auckland, New Zealand
C
Sydney, Australia
D
Liverpool, England
Question 6 Explanation: 
Auckland, New Zealand
Question 7
The early works of which American playwright (best known for "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?") reflect an "Americanisation" of the Theatre of the Absurd, a movement that found its peak in works by European playwrights such as Jean Genet, Samuel Beckett, and Eugene Ionesco?
A
Neil Simon
B
Sam Shepard
C
Tony Kushner
D
Edward Albee
Question 7 Explanation: 
Edward Albee
Question 8
In which year the practice of presenting the railway budget separate from the general budget started?
A
1940
B
1932
C
1924
D
1956
Question 8 Explanation: 
1924:The practice of a separate Railway Budget started in 1924 during the British rule in India. During those days, Railways was the largest industrial asset of the country and used to occupy a significant portion of the budgetary allocations (~75 to 85 %)
Question 9
What British TV series was set at Maplins Holiday Camp?
A
Hi De Hi
B
Only Fools and Horses
C
The Good Life
D
Robin's Nest
Question 9 Explanation: 
Hi De Hi
Question 10
How many countries border Brazil?
A
10
B
12
C
11
D
6
Question 10 Explanation: 
10
Question 11
To which of these does the word "Molotov" not refer?
A
A type of home-made bomb, consisting of petrol in a bottle
B
An appointee to the Petrograd Soviet in 1917
C
A drink made with a base of gin and absinthe
D
A city in the Ural range of mountains
Question 11 Explanation: 
A drink made with a base of gin and absinthe
Question 12
What is the name of the front, slightly raised area, of a saddle?
A
Pomander
B
Pommes frites
C
Pompom
D
Pommel
Question 12 Explanation: 
Pommel
Question 13
Most of the world's caviar comes from where?
A
North Sea
B
Black Sea
C
Aral Sea
D
Caspian Sea
Question 13 Explanation: 
Caspian Sea
Question 14
Which of these is a popular book by J M Barrie?
A
Death on the Nile
B
Peter Pan
C
Lord Jim
D
High Noon at Denver
Question 14 Explanation: 
Peter Pan
Question 15
The term used to describe the combined effect of all shortwave losses in
A
earth scattering
B
earth radiation
C
earth albedo
D
None of the above
Question 16
Which of these is a type of gull?
A
Herring
B
Sprat
C
Shark
D
Mackerel
Question 16 Explanation: 
Herring
There are 16 questions to complete.

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