General knowledge quiz 1205

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Henry Croft, an orphan street sweeper who collected money for charity, is associated with what organised charitable tradition of working class culture in London, England?
A
St Vincent de Paul Society
B
Oxfam
C
Pearly Kings and Queens
D
Dr Barnados Homes
Question 1 Explanation: 
Pearly Kings and Queens
Question 2
What is the last book of the New Testament?
A
Future Shock
B
Exodus
C
Salvation
D
Revelation
Question 2 Explanation: 
Revelation
Question 3
What is likely to be found in the Pantanal?
A
The giant river otter
B
An international exhibition of ice sculpture
C
The motoring Rally of the 1000 Lakes
D
The ursine colobus
Question 3 Explanation: 
The giant river otter
Question 4
Movistar, Bharti Airtel, Telenor, TeliaSonera & Etisalat are what?
A
Computer languages
B
Egyptian gods
C
Communications companies
D
Film production companies
Question 4 Explanation: 
Communications companies
Question 5
Which of these was a hit record for the band The Undisputed Truth in 1971?
A
Daddy Cool
B
Oh Mein Papa
C
Papa Was a Rollin' Stone
D
Papa Don't Preach
Question 5 Explanation: 
Papa Was a Rollin' Stone
Question 6
Who among the following is a social activist campaigning against child labour?
A
Baba Amte
B
Shabana Amzi
C
Mira Nair
D
Swami Agnivesh
Question 7
Who wrote the novel "Wives and Daughters"?
A
Anne Bronte
B
Jane Austen
C
Elizabeth Gaskell
D
George Eliot
Question 7 Explanation: 
Elizabeth Gaskell
Question 8
What was the purpose of EFTA (European Free Trade Association)?
A
To remove all tariffs on trade of industrial goods between the member countries
B
To aid the creation of a single west European market to help boost world trade
C
both (a) and (b)
D
None of the above
Question 9
Tan Dun composed the music, and co-wrote the libretto, for which 2006 opera?
A
Nine Songs
B
The Peony Pavilion
C
Marco Polo
D
The First Emperor
Question 9 Explanation: 
The First Emperor
Question 10
Rocket works on the principle of..........
A
Circular motion
B
Centre of gravity
C
Equilibrium
D
Conservation of momentum
Question 10 Explanation: 
Conservation of momentum:Conservation of momentum is a fundamental law of physics which states that the momentum of a system is constant if there are no external forces acting on the system. It is embodied in Newton's first law (the law of inertia).
Question 11
Which of the following is currency of Bolivia?
A
Krone
B
Koruna
C
Boliviano
D
Euro
Question 11 Explanation: 
Boliviano:Bolivia-Sucre(Capital) and Boliviano(Currency)
Question 12
What is the study of the relation between the motion of a body and the forces acting on it?
A
Pneumatics
B
Buoyancy
C
Dynamics
D
Gravity
Question 12 Explanation: 
Dynamics
Question 13
Who, in 1919, achieved the first nuclear disintegrations by bombarding nitrogen with alpha particles?
A
Albert Einstein
B
Pierre and Marie Curie
C
Ernest Rutherford
D
J Robert Oppenheimer
Question 13 Explanation: 
Ernest Rutherford
Question 14
Which Intel chip was the first to support a 32-bit bus architecture?
A
486SI
B
Pentium
C
286
D
386DX
Question 14 Explanation: 
The 386 chip was the first to offer a possible 32-or 64-bit access to data. OS-2 2.x or higher and Windows 95 required at least a 386 CPU while Windows NT 4.x required at least a 486 CPU to run.
Question 15
What name is given to the murder of 7 people as part of a Prohibition Era conflict between the South Side Italian gang led by Al Capone and the North Side Irish gang led by Bugs Moran in Chicago, Illinois, in 1929?
A
The Saint Valentine's Day massacre
B
Gunfight at the O.K. Corral
C
Bloody Sunday
D
Black Friday
Question 15 Explanation: 
The Saint Valentine's Day massacre
Question 16
Sony introduced a product to the world market in 1979, and in October 2010 announced that they would cease selling it in Japan. What product was it?
A
Cyber-shot
B
Playstation
C
Betacam
D
Walkman
Question 16 Explanation: 
Walkman
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