General knowledge quiz 1227

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What appeared in the Netherlands in 1608, developed by Hans Lippershey, Zacharias Janssen and Jacob Metius, and improved by Galileo in 1609?
A
Reflecting telescope
B
Refracting telescope
C
Catadioptric telescope
D
Radio telescope
Question 1 Explanation: 
Refracting telescope
Question 2
Which of these is a form of heavy sword with one cutting edge, that is usually curved towards the point?
A
Foil
B
Sabre
C
Epee
D
Kris
Question 2 Explanation: 
Sabre
Question 3
How many nouns are in the sentence "My mother and father visited my sister in Wellington"?
A
9
B
1
C
4
D
15
Question 3 Explanation: 
4
Question 4
The last edition of which British music chart television programme was broadcast on 30 July 2006 after running for 41 1/2 years?
A
Six-Five Special
B
UK Top 40
C
Oh Boy!
D
Top of the Pops
Question 4 Explanation: 
Top of the Pops
Question 5
JVP Committee is related to
A
Formation of Union
B
Education
C
Formation of new state
D
Financial Inclusion
Question 5 Explanation: 
Formation of new state:JVP Committee (Jawaharlal Nehru, Vallahbhai Patel, Pattabhi Sitaramayya) is related to formation of new state
Question 6
Which American became a professional golfer in 2005 at 16 years of age after, in 2000 aged 10, being the youngest player to qualify for the Women's US Amateur Public Links Championship, and, in 2002, the youngest player to qualify for a LPGA tour event?
A
Michelle Wie
B
Allisen Corpuz
C
Ariya Jutanugarn
D
Morgan Pressel
Question 6 Explanation: 
Michelle Wie
Question 7
Fanta Four are one of what country's top hip hop bands?
A
UK
B
Belgium
C
Austria
D
Germany
Question 7 Explanation: 
Germany
Question 8
Which Austrian composer, whose works include 104 symphonies, 84 string quartets and 42 piano sonatas, received a D Mus degree at Oxford University, England?
A
Engelbert Humperdinck
B
George Handel
C
Gustav Holst
D
Franz Joseph Haydn
Question 8 Explanation: 
Franz Joseph Haydn
Question 9
These are the last lines of which play:H:Shall the worms declare his truth? Go to him, take his shame away. E:He have his goodness now. God forbid I take it from him.
A
"Enemy of the People" by Henrik Ibsen
B
"Death of a Salesman" by Arthur Miller
C
"The Crucible" by Arthur Miller
D
"Hamlet" by William Shakespeare
Question 9 Explanation: 
"The Crucible" by Arthur Miller
Question 10
Bear Grylls is the only person to appear in what TV series?
A
Lost
B
Man v Wild
C
24
D
Lone Star
Question 10 Explanation: 
Man v Wild
Question 11
The first playoff tiebreaker in Major League Baseball history was held on 1 & 3 October 1946, a best-of-three playoff to decide the winner of the MLB National League (NL) conference, between which 2 teams?
A
St. Louis Cardinals and Brooklyn Dodgers
B
Pittsburgh Pirates and New York Giants
C
Philadelphia Phillies and Cincinnati Reds
D
Chicago Cubs and Boston Braves
Question 11 Explanation: 
St. Louis Cardinals and Brooklyn Dodgers
Question 12
Which of the following words originated from an annual procession of large chariots weighing several tons carrying the statues of Krishna, Subhadra and Baladeva?
A
Pantechnicon
B
Juggernaut
C
Lorry
D
Monster truck
Question 12 Explanation: 
Juggernaut
Question 13
In the UK, what is the formal name for the testimony by a criminal against fellow criminals?
A
Queens Evidence
B
Grass
C
Treason
D
Covert information
Question 13 Explanation: 
Queens Evidence
Question 14
Which of these is a region in Austria?
A
Norwich
B
Bavaria
C
Alsace
D
Tyrol
Question 14 Explanation: 
Tyrol
Question 15
Which country's air forces owned the two planes that fatally crashed in April and May 2009?
A
Indonesia
B
Thailand
C
Somalia
D
India
Question 15 Explanation: 
Indonesia
Question 16
In which year did the South African government lift the ban on the African National Congress, the Pan Africanist Congress, the South African Communist Party and the United Democratic Front, and release Nelson Mandela from prison?
A
1970
B
1980
C
2000
D
1990
Question 16 Explanation: 
1990
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