General knowledge quiz 1181

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The Principia Mathematica, a three-volume work on the foundations of mathematics published in 1910, 1912 and 1913, with a second edition In 1927, was co-written by Bertrand Russell and who else?
A
Alfred North Whitehead
B
Immanuel Kant
C
Charles Graves
D
George Edward Hughes
Question 1 Explanation: 
Alfred North Whitehead
Question 2
The first Telstar satellite, that relayed the first television pictures, telephone calls and fax images through space, was designed to provide satellite communications over what area?
A
The Atlantic Ocean
B
Europe
C
North America
D
The North Sea
Question 2 Explanation: 
The Atlantic Ocean
Question 3
Tofu is made by coagulating what, and compacting the resulting curds into blocks?
A
Sheep's milk
B
Goat's milk
C
Cow's milk
D
Soy milk
Question 3 Explanation: 
Soy milk
Question 4
The 112-feet-tall statue of Lord Shiva in Adiyogi form has been unveiled by Prime Minister Modi in which state on February 24, 2017?
A
Maharashtra
B
Tamil Nadu
C
Haryana
D
Himachal Pradesh
Question 4 Explanation: 
On the occasion of Mahashivratri, Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled a 112-feet-tall Lord Shiva statue at Isha Foundation in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu on February 24, 2017. The statue is dedicated to ''Adiyogi'', an incarnation of Lord Shiva who is considered to be the first of yogis. The statue has been funded by The Isha Foundation and constructed by a team of engineers and designers of the foundation in foothills of Velliangiri mountains in the Western Ghats. The bust of Lord Shiva is made of steel and weighs 500 tonnes. It took 5 years to design and eight months to build the statue.
Question 5
What nickname was given to Ana Cumpanas, also known as Anna Sage, who betrayed John Dillinger to the police when he attended the Biograph Theater in Chicago?
A
Lady in Red
B
The Little Sparrow
C
Lady Day
D
The Lady With the Lamp
Question 5 Explanation: 
Lady in Red
Question 6
Ronald Ross won a Nobel prize in medicine for his work on what subject?
A
Malaria
B
Cancer
C
Sleeping sickness
D
Rabies
Question 6 Explanation: 
Malaria
Question 7
The minute and critically endangered Lemur Leaf Frog, found in Costa Rica, Panama and Colombia, has unusually long thin legs and what other unusual feature?
A
The females are half the size of the males
B
No webbing between its toes
C
Transparent skin
D
Live birth
Question 7 Explanation: 
No webbing between its toes
Question 8
Where are the Minoan ruins of Knossus?
A
Corfu
B
Crete
C
Kazakhstan
D
Kenya
Question 8 Explanation: 
Crete
Question 9
What is the nationality of the actor wsho played Rumpelstiltskin in the TV series Once Upon a Time?
A
Canadian
B
Russian
C
Scottish
D
New Zealander
Question 9 Explanation: 
Scottish
Question 10
With which country do you associate the sitar?
A
Thailand
B
India
C
China
D
Canada
Question 10 Explanation: 
India
Question 11
Which company, in 2015, launched its first self-produced film on its streaming online service?
A
Netflix
B
Amazon
C
Google
D
Ali Baba
Question 11 Explanation: 
Amazon
Question 12
In January 2013 Novak Djokovicand Victoria Azarenka won the respective men's and women's titles in which Championship?
A
Australian Open
B
Qatar Total Open
C
Africa Cup of Nations
D
Tournament of Champions
Question 12 Explanation: 
Australian Open
Question 13
Where have Luk Thep, or Angel Children, been popular?
A
Hong Kong
B
Thailand
C
Laos
D
Cambodia
Question 13 Explanation: 
Thailand
Question 14
What is the first sentence of the book "Nineteen Eighty Four" by George Orwell?
A
This is a tale neither of love nor bravery, but of personal tragedy
B
I was being watched. I could feel eyes upon me
C
It was a dark and stormy night
D
It was a bright, cold day in April and the clocks were striking thirteen
Question 14 Explanation: 
It was a bright, cold day in April and the clocks were striking thirteen
Question 15
Whose final words, on 8 April 1973, were ''Drink to me, drink to my health, you know I can't drink any more''?
A
Ernest Hemingway
B
Salvador Dali
C
Pablo Picasso
D
Charlie Chaplin
Question 15 Explanation: 
Pablo Picasso
Question 16
Jog falls is situated in
A
Maharashtra
B
Karnataka
C
Orissa
D
Andhra Pradesh
Question 16 Explanation: 
Jog Falls, Gerosoppa Falls or Joga Falls is the second-highest plunge waterfall in India located in Sagara taluk in the state of Karnataka.
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