General knowledge quiz 1237

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which jazz musician was known for his voluminous cheeks and "bent" trumpet?
A
Glen Miller
B
Wynton Marsalis
C
Louis Armstrong
D
Dizzy Gillespie
Question 1 Explanation: 
Dizzy Gillespie
Question 2
Where is the oldest working gin distillery in England?
A
Grimsby
B
Lowestoft
C
Plymouth
D
Bradford
Question 2 Explanation: 
Plymouth
Question 3
John Hampshire is a former cricketer belongs to which country?
A
Australia
B
England
C
Zimbabwe
D
New Zealand
Question 3 Explanation: 
England
Question 4
What name is given to the concept that an animal hitting keys at random on a typewriter for an infinite amount of time will almost surely type a particular chosen text, such as the complete works of William Shakespeare?
A
Infinite monkey theorem
B
Advanced typing exam
C
Random access monkery
D
The Concept of Literary Accident
Question 4 Explanation: 
Infinite monkey theorem
Question 5
The book titled 'Shanti Ki Talash Mein Zindagi' written by
A
Anita Nair
B
Preeti Shenoy
C
Anita Desai
D
Radhika Nagrath
Question 5 Explanation: 
Radhika Nagrath:Governor KK Paul released a book titled ''Shanti Ki Talash Mein Zindagi'', written by Haridwar-based author and journalist Dr Radhika Nagrath, at a function at the Raj Bhavan auditorium.
Question 6
What do Cliff Richard, The Who, Eric Clapton, Wham!, Elton John, The Police, George Martin, The Beatles and John Lennon have in common?
A
Winning the "Outstanding contribution" BRIT award
B
Providing the theme song for a "James Bond" film
C
Having records released by Motown records
D
Attending the London School of Economics
Question 6 Explanation: 
Winning the "Outstanding contribution" BRIT award
Question 7
When was Amateur Athletics Federation of India established?
A
1936
B
1946
C
1956
D
1966
Question 7 Explanation: 
Amateur Athletic Federation of India (AAFI) was formed in 1946 at the initiative of Maharaja Yadvindra Singh, the then President of Indian Olympic Association with Prof. G.D. Sondhi as its first President.
Question 8
What was King George VI's first name?
A
George
B
Frederick
C
Arthur
D
Albert
Question 8 Explanation: 
Albert
Question 9
The term "Nordic" means relating to what area?
A
Australasia
B
Iberian peninsula
C
Polynesia
D
Scandinavia
Question 9 Explanation: 
Scandinavia
Question 10
Rajaji Tiger Reserve is located in which state?
A
Arunachal Pradesh
B
Maharashtra
C
Meghalaya
D
Uttarakhand
Question 10 Explanation: 
Uttarakhand:Rajaji Tiger Reserve (earlier Rajaji National Park) is located in the Shivalik range of Himalayas and spread over 820 kms. It covers a part of over three districts of Uttarakhand:Haridwar, Dehradun and Pauri Garhwal
Question 11
Jalpriya is a variety of..........
A
Paddy
B
Mustard
C
Flower
D
Wheat
Question 11 Explanation: 
Paddy:Jalpriya is a variety of Paddy
Question 12
What Igor Sikorsky invented?
A
Hydroplane
B
Jet engine airplane
C
Helicopter
D
Glider
Question 12 Explanation: 
Invented in 1939.
Question 13
Sagarmatha Frienship 2017 is the military exercise between which two countries?
A
Pakistan & US
B
Nepal & India
C
China & Nepal
D
Bangladesh & Nepal
Question 13 Explanation: 
China & Nepal
Question 14
What London landmark has served as the Royal Mint, the Public Records Office, a royal menagerie, a residence and a prison?
A
Tower of London
B
Buckingham Palace
C
Somerset House
D
The Monument
Question 14 Explanation: 
Tower of London
Question 15
The parts of the Mahabharata which include Bhagawad Gita, is
A
more then 100 years old
B
more then 2500 years old
C
more then 1500 years old
D
None of the above
Question 16
From 1956 to 1968 Al Oerter won gold medals in every Olympics in what sport?
A
Hammer
B
Javelin
C
Discus
D
Shot put
Question 16 Explanation: 
Discus
There are 16 questions to complete.

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