General knowledge quiz 1109

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What was the professsion of World War I heroine Edith Cavell?
A
Costume designer for films
B
Nurse
C
Chemist
D
Aircraft pilot
Question 1 Explanation: 
Nurse
Question 2
In 1960..........was bifurcated into Gujarat and Maharashtra
A
Bombay
B
Delhi
C
Haryana
D
Punjab
Question 2 Explanation: 
Bombay:On 4 December 1959, the Congress Working Committee (CWC) passed a resolution recommending the bifurcation of the Bombay State. In 1960 Bombay was bifurcated into Gujarat and Maharashtra.
Question 3
'Naropa 2016' festival celebrated in
A
Himachal Pradesh
B
J & K
C
Haryana
D
Chhattisgarh
Question 3 Explanation: 
J & K:Naropa Festival Leh 2016-'The Kumbh Mela of the Himalayas' celebrated in J & K.
Question 4
Which of these was a film starring Robert Carlyle, Ewan McGregor, Kelly Macdonald, Jonny Lee Miller, Kevin McKidd and Ewen Bremner?
A
Anoraks Unite
B
Trainspotting
C
Crewe Jumping
D
Paddington Bared
Question 4 Explanation: 
Trainspotting
Question 5
Who among the following led the Bhoodan and Gramdan movements?
A
Dr. R. Pankaja Reddy
B
M.V.Rao
C
M.S.Swaminathan
D
Vinod Bhave
Question 5 Explanation: 
Vinod Bhave:The Bhoodan and Gramdan movements led by Vinoba Bhave attempted to bring about a ''non-violent revolution'' in India's land reforms programme.
Question 6
What was the UK #1 single released by the band Stereophonics in 2005?
A
Dakota
B
Carolina
C
Virginia
D
California
Question 6 Explanation: 
Dakota
Question 7
If the participants in a game have just completed a rubber what game was it?
A
Ping pong
B
Squash
C
Water polo
D
Bridge
Question 7 Explanation: 
Bridge
Question 8
A sequence of overlapping and parallel mountain ranges, commonly called the American Cordillera, forms the backbone of the Americas and stretches from where to where?
A
The Yukon to Nicaragua
B
The Yukon to New Mexico
C
British Columbia to Mexico
D
Brooks Range in Alaska, to Tierra del Fuego
Question 8 Explanation: 
Brooks Range in Alaska, to Tierra del Fuego
Question 9
Which of these words relates to beekeeping?
A
Meadiocrity
B
Apiculture
C
Honicity
D
Avirarianism
Question 9 Explanation: 
Apiculture
Question 10
From its discovery in 1930 until 2006, what was considered to be the Solar System's ninth planet?
A
Scrooge
B
Goofy
C
Mickey
D
Pluto
Question 10 Explanation: 
Pluto
Question 11
What kind of music would be heard in the Grand Old Opry?
A
Music hall
B
Opera
C
Country music
D
Rap music
Question 11 Explanation: 
Country music
Question 12
Daniel Radcliffe is best known for playing which film role?
A
Private Ryan
B
Ghandi
C
James Bond
D
Harry Potter
Question 12 Explanation: 
Harry Potter
Question 13
Retired professional wrestler Jesse "The Body" Ventura, is a former governor of which US state?
A
Florida
B
Texas
C
Minnesota
D
New York
Question 13 Explanation: 
Minnesota
Question 14
Mathematicians or code breakers from what country were the first to break the codes in the Enigma machines used by the German military from the 1920s to the 1940s?
A
France
B
Britain
C
USA
D
Poland
Question 14 Explanation: 
Poland
Question 15
What is the profession of Damien Hirst?
A
Cricketer
B
Visual artist
C
TV cook
D
Film producer
Question 15 Explanation: 
Visual artist
Question 16
Francis Drake captained the ship "Revenge" during naval engagements concerning what?
A
Trafalgar
B
The Spanish Armada
C
The Nile
D
The Coral Sea
Question 16 Explanation: 
The Spanish Armada
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