General knowledge quiz 1243

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The series "Marvel's Daredevil" was created as what?
A
Web television
B
New comic books based on the Marvel comics
C
Public television documentary series
D
A new brand of electric cars
Question 1 Explanation: 
Web television
Question 2
What was the occupation of Vaslav Nijinsky from 1908?
A
Author
B
Nuclear scientist
C
Dancer and choreographer
D
Aeroplane designer
Question 2 Explanation: 
Dancer and choreographer
Question 3
Gala was the wife (and muse) of which of these artists?
A
Pablo Picasso
B
Salvador Dali
C
El Greco
D
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
Question 3 Explanation: 
Salvador Dali
Question 4
For reproducing sound a CD Audio Player uses a..........
A
Laser beam
B
Radio waves
C
UV rays
D
All of these
Question 4 Explanation: 
Laser beam:The laser reads these pits SUPER FAST and creates the sound from this digital information (0's and 1's, On's and Off's)
Question 5
Which of the following is currency of Russia?
A
Dollar
B
Naira
C
Euro
D
Ruble
Question 5 Explanation: 
Ruble:Russia-Moscow(Capital) and Ruble(Currency)
Question 6
How many ounces are there in 8 lbs?
A
128
B
108
C
112
D
120
Question 6 Explanation: 
128
Question 7
Which country became the associate member of the European Organization for Nuclear Research, CERN on January 16, 2017?
A
India
B
Japan
C
South Africa
D
Pakistan
Question 7 Explanation: 
India became an Associate member of CERN on January 16, 2017 with the Indian government completing its internal approval procedures in respect of the agreement it had signed with CERN on November 21, 2016. On November 21, 2016, Sekhar Basu, Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission and Secretary of the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) and Fabiola Gianotti CERN Director General signed an Agreement to admit India to CERN as an Associate member. But India had to ''notify CERN of its final approval for the Agreement to enter into force'' and become an Associate member.
Question 8
The largest river by discharge of water in the Americas, and the world, flows mainly through which country?
A
Peru
B
USA
C
Canada
D
Brazil
Question 8 Explanation: 
Brazil
Question 9
LeBron James and many fellow NBA players, such as Kobe Bryant, Derrick Rose, teammates Kyrie Irving, and Kevin Love wore "I Can't Breathe" t-shirts in warm-ups before games in 2014, in support of what?
A
The 2014 Asthma Foundation appeal
B
The family of Eric Garner who was killed in 2014 while being arrested by police
C
Moves to curb climate change
D
Critics of smog in cities
Question 9 Explanation: 
The family of Eric Garner who was killed in 2014 while being arrested by police
Question 10
Syracuse, New York, USA, banned what game during World War I?
A
Skat
B
Pinochle
C
Whist
D
Craps
Question 10 Explanation: 
Pinochle
Question 11
Who "rocked in the treetops all the day long" to a chorus of "Tweet, tweet, tweedley deet"?
A
Rockin' Robin
B
The Leader of the Pack
C
Terry
D
The Girl from Ipanema
Question 11 Explanation: 
Rockin' Robin
Question 12
To what office in the USA was Henry Kissinger appointed in 1973?
A
Supreme Court Judge
B
Attorney General
C
Secretary of State
D
National Security Advisor
Question 12 Explanation: 
Secretary of State
Question 13
Which country, the oldest existing monarchy in Europe, whose national flag is the oldest state flag in continuous use, became a constitutional monarchy in 1849 and a parliamentary democracy in 1901?
A
Denmark
B
Germany
C
France
D
Spain
Question 13 Explanation: 
Denmark
Question 14
Which of these is a nutritional disease, the symptoms of which are dryness of skin, anaemia, swelling of the gums, and haemorrhages into skin, muscles and joints?
A
Scurvy
B
Tetanus
C
Mumps
D
Malnutrition
Question 14 Explanation: 
Scurvy
Question 15
She slopped her dripper is an example of what?
A
Spoonerism
B
Malapropism
C
Metaphor
D
Simile
Question 15 Explanation: 
Spoonerism
Question 16
Lee Kuan Yew and Goh Chok Tong were the first two Prime Ministers of which country?
A
Brunei
B
Burma
C
Malaysia
D
The Republic of Singapore
Question 16 Explanation: 
The Republic of Singapore
There are 16 questions to complete.

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