General knowledge quiz 1144

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of these was a celebrated 19th-century American folk hero, frontiersman, soldier and politician who represented Tennessee in the U.S. House of Representatives, served in the Texas Revolution, and died at the Battle of the Alamo?
A
George Washington
B
Davy Crockett
C
Johnny Appleseed
D
Yankee Doodle
Question 1 Explanation: 
Davy Crockett
Question 2
Circe transformed Odysseus' companions into what?
A
Swine
B
Snakes
C
Locusts
D
Goats
Question 2 Explanation: 
Swine
Question 3
What river is the Aswan Dam built on?
A
Nile
B
Danube
C
Yangtze
D
Limpopo
Question 3 Explanation: 
Nile
Question 4
What does "savoir faire" mean?
A
Ability to act appropriately in social situations
B
A magnificent effort
C
Newly rich
D
Taking over a government
Question 4 Explanation: 
Ability to act appropriately in social situations
Question 5
The traditional song "The Ballad of Chevy Chase" is believed to describe which battle?
A
Culloden
B
Prestonpans
C
Loudoun Hill
D
Otterburn
Question 5 Explanation: 
Otterburn
Question 6
What is the middle name of Rahul Dravid?
A
Naren
B
Sharad
C
Srivatsav
D
Shyam
Question 6 Explanation: 
Full name, Rahul Sharad Dravid. Born, 11 January 1973 (1973-01-11).
Question 7
Which city will host the 'India-UK Createch Summit' for the first time in India?
A
Hyderabad
B
Amaravati
C
Kolkata
D
Mumbai
Question 7 Explanation: 
First-of-its-kind India-UK Createch Summit will be held in Mumbai on February 6, 2018. This summit will be held by United Kingdom's (UK's) Department for International Trade (DIT). Objective of this summit is to celebrate and explore the convergence of creativity and technology, 'Createch' and its application across a range of areas. Finale of the TECH Rocketship Awards 2017-2018 will also be held during this summit. TECH Rocketship Awards 2017-2018 will honour India's best and brightest talent in technology scale-up companies. India-UK Createch Summit is the key event of a month-long series of events for promoting India-UK trade partnership. Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex will attend this Summit as a special guest.
Question 8
Al Pacino turned down the lead in which film, based on G B Shaw's Pygmalion?
A
Hi Fidelity
B
Indecent Proposal
C
Sleepless in Seattle
D
Pretty Woman
Question 8 Explanation: 
Pretty Woman
Question 9
Dangiri Wind Farm is located in which of the following state?
A
Kerala
B
Odisha
C
Tamilnadu
D
Rajasthan
Question 9 Explanation: 
Rajasthan:It's producer is Oil India Ltd-54MW, located in Rajasthan(Jaiselmer)
Question 10
Which of these is a square-mouthed estuary on the northwest edge of East Anglia, where Norfolk meets Lincolnshire on the east coast of England?
A
The Solent
B
The Wash
C
Bristol Channel
D
The Irish Sea
Question 10 Explanation: 
The Wash
Question 11
What is a leveret?
A
Girl mechanic
B
Builder's tool
C
Young hare
D
Dance step
Question 11 Explanation: 
Young hare
Question 12
What is the name of Joseph Heller's best known novel?
A
Grab 24
B
Snap 23
C
Catch-22
D
Smash 25
Question 12 Explanation: 
Catch-22
Question 13
An Intimate History of Killing is the book authored by..........
A
Joanna Bourke
B
Salman Rushdie
C
Peter Coyote
D
Siddhartha Mukherjee
Question 13 Explanation: 
Joanna Bourke:An Intimate History of Killing is the book authored by Joanna Bourke. In this study, the author uses the letters, diaries, memoirs, and reports of veterans from three conflicts-the First and Second World Wars and the Vietnam War
Question 14
Who received he Wisden Award for the 'Indian Cricketer of the Century' (20th Century)
A
Kapil Dev
B
Sachin Tendulkar
C
Ajit Wadekar
D
Sunil Gavaskar
Question 15
A cor anglais is what type of instrument?
A
Surgical
B
Woodwind
C
String
D
Brass
Question 15 Explanation: 
Woodwind
Question 16
Which of these words means "a military display"?
A
Collage
B
Tapestry
C
Applique
D
Tattoo
Question 16 Explanation: 
Tattoo
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