General knowledge quiz 1136

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The year 1985 was declared as the International Year of
A
Blind
B
Youth
C
Children
D
GandhiWomen
Question 2
What is at the centre of the flag of Brazil?
A
A dark blue oval carrying one white star
B
A dark blue disc carrying 27 white stars, crossed by a curved white band carrying a motto
C
A gold globe crossed by a straight white bar, set in a circular blue band with white stars
D
A dark blue disc carrying 21 white stars
Question 2 Explanation: 
A dark blue disc carrying 27 white stars, crossed by a curved white band carrying a motto
Question 3
The newest distinct territory in Canada, Nunavut, is contiguous or very nearly with how many other Canadian provinces or territories?
A
4
B
2
C
3
D
5
Question 3 Explanation: 
4
Question 4
According to the fairytale, Cinderella's coach was made from what?
A
Paper cups
B
Two Model A Fords welded together
C
Plasticine
D
A pumpkin
Question 4 Explanation: 
A pumpkin
Question 5
What is the setting for the Steve Miner film "Lake Placid"?
A
Amity Island
B
Bodega Bay
C
Black Lake, Maine
D
Haddonfield, Illinois
Question 5 Explanation: 
Black Lake, Maine
Question 6
In which country was Pol Pot Prime Minister from 1976 to 1979 and leader of the communist movement known as the "Khmer Rouge"?
A
Laos
B
Thailand
C
Cambodia
D
Vietnam
Question 6 Explanation: 
Cambodia
Question 7
The British version of the TV series "The Office", is set where?
A
Cheltenham
B
Scranton
C
Slough
D
Manchester
Question 7 Explanation: 
Slough
Question 8
Which of these is a cave complex near the town of Santillana del Mar, 30 km west of Santander, Spain, which is famous for its Upper Paleolithic cave paintings featuring drawings and polychrome rock paintings of wild mammals and human hands?
A
Altamira
B
Ankara
C
Santa Maria
D
Alhambra
Question 8 Explanation: 
Altamira
Question 9
Which insurance salesman invented the fountain pen in 1884?
A
Lewis Edson Waterman
B
Sir William Grove
C
Charles Kettering
D
George Fountain
Question 9 Explanation: 
Lewis Edson Waterman patented the first practical fountain pen in 1884.
Question 10
..........is surname of Oxford
A
City of dreaming spires
B
City of Sky Scrappers
C
City of factories
D
Concentration Camp of Africa
Question 10 Explanation: 
City of dreaming spires:Oxford is the county town of Oxfordshire and famous worldwide for its prestigious university, the oldest in the English-speaking world. In his poem 'Thyrsis' the Victorian poet Matthew Arnold called Oxford 'the city of dreaming spires' after the stunning architecture of these university buildings.
Question 11
The Plastic material used for making gear wheels is..........
A
Acetol
B
Teflon
C
Nylons
D
Phenolics
Question 11 Explanation: 
Nylons:Nylon, which has the widest use in plastic bearings. Nylon bushings exhibit low friction and require no lubrication. plastic bearings.Nylon is quiet in operation, resists abrasion, wears at a low rate, and is easily molded, cast, or machined to close tolerances.
Question 12
In India, Financial Stability Report was released by which of the following?
A
RBI
B
Ministry of Finance
C
Central Statistics Office
D
National Planning Commission
Question 12 Explanation: 
RBI
Question 13
Alexander Pushkin (1799-1837), revered as a great poet, also wrote which play or drama?
A
The Stone Guest
B
Ruslan and Ludmila
C
Eugene Onegin
D
Boris Godunov
Question 13 Explanation: 
Boris Godunov
Question 14
Nilli Ravi is a..........
A
Elephant
B
Horse
C
Buffaloe
D
Cow
Question 14 Explanation: 
Buffaloe:The Niliravi is a water buffalo breed. Nili and Ravi were two different breeds until 1950, but after this period it was difficult to distinguish between the two breeds probably due to an overlapping selection criteria of breeders.
Question 15
Zulfadli bin Zulkiffli is associated with
A
Shooting
B
Cricket
C
Tennis
D
Badminton
Question 15 Explanation: 
Badminton:Zulfadli bin Zulkiffli is a United States-born Malaysian badminton player..He won the Men's single title in Russia Open 2016.
Question 16
Why did Soviet Union athletes not receive any medals at the 1984 Los Angeles Summer Olympics?
A
Limited opportunities for international competition in the preceding two years
B
Training programmes had been depleted by Russian military action in Afghanistan
C
Their nations boycotted the Games
D
Drug contraventions by the winners
Question 16 Explanation: 
Their nations boycotted the Games
There are 16 questions to complete.

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