General knowledge quiz 1166

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which 19th century Russian novelist wrote "Taras Bulba", "The Government Inspector", "The Nose" and "Dead Souls"?
A
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
B
Nikolai Gogol
C
Boris Pasternak
D
Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Question 1 Explanation: 
Nikolai Gogol
Question 2
International Cricket Council(ICC) is established in..........
A
1990
B
1909
C
1980
D
1956
Question 2 Explanation: 
1909:The International Cricket Council (ICC) is the international governing body of cricket. It was founded as the Imperial Cricket Conference in 1909 by representatives from England, Australia and South Africa, renamed the International Cricket Conferencein 1965 HQ-UAE
Question 3
Queen Margrethe II of the Kingdom of Denmark is commonly called "the queen" in Danish, which is...?
A
Dronningen
B
Statsradet
C
Sundhedsbidrag
D
Folketing
Question 3 Explanation: 
Dronningen
Question 4
Udometer is also known as..........
A
Rain Gauge
B
Anombrometer
C
Pluviometer
D
All of these
Question 4 Explanation: 
All of these:A rain gauge (also known as an udometer, pluviometer, or an ombrometer) is a type of instrument used by meteorologists and hydrologists to gather and measure the amount of liquid precipitation over a set period of time.
Question 5
If an oblong field is 5 metres by 12 metres, what is the distance of the diagonal?
A
.5 kilometre
B
13 metres
C
17 metres
D
1 centimetre
Question 5 Explanation: 
13 metres
Question 6
Festival of gardens is celebrated in..........
A
Chandigarh
B
Odisha
C
Himachal Pradesh
D
Chattisgarh
Question 6 Explanation: 
Chandigarh:The Festival of Gardens was initiated to encourage people to explore the most beautiful creation of nature.
Question 7
Who had a morning show from June to October 1980 and a late night show from 1982 to 1993 weeknights at 12:30 a.m. at NBC in New York, then moved to CBS where the show screened at 11:30 p.m.?
A
Regis Philbin
B
Jay Leno
C
Larry King
D
David Letterman
Question 7 Explanation: 
David Letterman
Question 8
Which of these people married Spanish film actor, film director, film producer and singer Antonio Banderas in May 1996?
A
Julia Roberts
B
Melanie Griffith
C
Demi Moore
D
Venus Williams
Question 8 Explanation: 
Melanie Griffith
Question 9
The Sangeet Natak Akademi Puraskar is given in the field of
A
Music
B
Dance
C
Film
D
Only 1, 2 and 3
Question 9 Explanation: 
Only 1, 2 and 3:The Sangeet Natak Akademi Puraskar (Akademi Award) is an award given by the Sangeet Natak Akademi, India's National Academy of Music, Dance & Drama. It is the highest Indian recognition given to practicing artists. This award Instituted in 1952
Question 10
Except for a brief competition at Helsinki in 1952, the People's Republic of China (PRC) did not attend Olympic Games for some time because of the status of The Republic of China (ROC) within the IOC. When did they next compete in an Olympics?
A
1984 Summer Olympics, Los Angeles, USA
B
1980 Winter Olympics, Lake Placid, USA
C
1984 Winter Olympics, Sarajevo, Yugoslavia
D
1976 Winter Olympics, Innsbruck, Austria
Question 10 Explanation: 
1980 Winter Olympics, Lake Placid, USA
Question 11
Nautanki is famous tribal dance of..........
A
Odisha
B
Bihar
C
Gujarat
D
Uttar Pradesh
Question 11 Explanation: 
Uttar Pradesh:Swang-Nautanki is one of the most popular folk operatic theater performance of Uttar Pradesh people
Question 12
Which of the following is the currency of Azerbaijan?
A
Lari
B
Manat
C
USD
D
Euro
Question 13
Which one of these co-wrote with David Bowie, to a guitar riff written by Carlos Alomar, the song "Fame", which was released by Bowie in 1975 on his "Young Americans" album?
A
Paul McCartney
B
John Lennon
C
Stevie Wonder
D
Michael Jackson
Question 13 Explanation: 
John Lennon
Question 14
Nagarjuna Sagar Dam in Andhra Pradesh is built on which river?
A
Periyar river
B
Penna river
C
Narmada river
D
Krishna river
Question 14 Explanation: 
Krishna river
Question 15
The Venue of ICC World Cup ODI 2019 is..........
A
England
B
India
C
Australia
D
Russia
Question 16
Which of these is a character created by Charlie Chaplin, and played by him in films from 1914?
A
Tiny Tim
B
The Big Cheese
C
The Fat Controller
D
The Little Tramp
Question 16 Explanation: 
The Little Tramp
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