General knowledge quiz 1289

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
When does Russia celebrates its Independence Day?
A
14th November
B
8th October
C
9th August
D
12th June
Question 2
What is a latte?
A
Three wheeled bicycle
B
Power tool
C
Coffee drink made with hot milk
D
Trampoline cover
Question 2 Explanation: 
Coffee drink made with hot milk
Question 3
In 1187 AD Jerusalem was captured, for the last time for over 40 years, by which forces?
A
Saladin and the Ayyubid army
B
Atsiz and the Seljukid forces
C
The European First Crusade
D
The Fatimid army
Question 3 Explanation: 
Saladin and the Ayyubid army
Question 4
Which Irish poet, playwright, author and renowned wit was the son of Ireland's leading oto-ophthalmologic surgeon, was married to Constance Lloyd (with whom he had two children) and was famously prosecuted, imprisoned and bankrupted for also loving a man?
A
George Bernard Shaw
B
Seamus Heaney
C
Oscar Wilde
D
Bertrand Russell
Question 4 Explanation: 
Oscar Wilde
Question 5
Who was the first General Secretary of the International Olympic Committee and later became its President, serving until 1924?
A
Cyrano de Bergerac
B
Baron de Coubertin
C
Guy de Maupassant
D
Charles de Gaulle
Question 5 Explanation: 
Baron de Coubertin
Question 6
The First Lady of which US president was known as Pat, though her first name was Thelma?
A
Gerald Ford
B
George H Bush
C
Lyndon B. Johnson
D
Richard Nixon
Question 6 Explanation: 
Richard Nixon
Question 7
Which two British Prime Ministers had the same name?
A
Winston Churchill
B
William Gladstone
C
William Pitt
D
Alec Douglas-Home
Question 7 Explanation: 
William Pitt
Question 8
Who won the 2017 Cervantes Prize, the Spanish-speaking world's highest literary honour?
A
Antonio Banderas
B
Michelle Rodriguez
C
Daisy Fuentes
D
Sergio Ramirez
Question 8 Explanation: 
Nicaraguan author and former politician Sergio Ramirez Mercado has won the 2017 Cervantes Prize, the Spanish-speaking world's highest literary honor. Sergio Ramirez has written more than 20 novels, including ''Margarita, esta linda la mar'' (Margarita, How Beautiful the Sea), which won Spain's prestigious Alfaguara award in 1998. Ramirez is an active journalist. He was deputy vice president of Nicaragua between 1985 and 1990 and a long-time member of the leftist Sandinista bloc
Question 9
The invention of what game, needing only pencil and paper, is attributed to Clifford von Winkler in the early 1900s?
A
Three Men's Morris
B
Hangman
C
Tic Tac Toe
D
Battleships
Question 9 Explanation: 
Battleships
Question 10
Trivial Pursuit was invented in which country?
A
England
B
USA
C
Canada
D
Mexico
Question 10 Explanation: 
Canada
Question 11
Which of these is a keyboard instrument?
A
Kazoo
B
Sackbut
C
Spinet
D
Balalaika
Question 11 Explanation: 
Spinet
Question 12
DPSP mean
A
Direct Power of State Parliament
B
Directive Principle of State Policy
C
Direct Principles of Social Policy
D
Directive Principles of Socialist Process
Question 12 Explanation: 
Directive Principle of State Policy:Directive Principle of State Policy provides guidelines to central & state government in India, to be kept in mind while framing laws & policies & mentioned in part 4 of the constitution.
Question 13
What is a link between the films "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" (1953) and "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy (2001-2003) based J.R.R. Tolkien's saga?
A
Actors of the name Mortenson/Mortensen
B
The director of one is great uncle to the director of the other
C
Anita Loos, writer of the book on which the 1953 film was based, was Tolkien's pupil
D
The same production company
Question 13 Explanation: 
Actors of the name Mortenson/Mortensen
Question 14
What singer recorded with the E Street Band?
A
Bruce Springsteen
B
Bob Dylan
C
Chris Farlowe
D
John Farnham
Question 14 Explanation: 
Bruce Springsteen
Question 15
What is the theme of the 2017 National Women's Parliament?
A
Empowering Women-Strengthening Democracy
B
Come Together for Women Empowerment
C
Strengthening Women for Stronger India
D
Women Empowerment for Global Benefit
Question 15 Explanation: 
The three day National Women's Parliament that began on February 10, 2017 was based on the theme:'Empowering Women-Strengthening Democracy'. The vision of the conclave is to provide a platform to enable and encourage social, political and economic empowerment of women in all strata of the society. The NWP is set to come out with the Amaravati Declaration on women empowerment at the end of the three-day deliberations on February 12, 2017.
Question 16
When UK scientist Sir Timothy Berners-Lee finalised and implemented the first world wide web page on the internet at the end of 1990, for whom was he solving a problem?
A
Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, Stanford University, USA
B
European Organisation for Nuclear Research, Switzerland
C
Wide Area Information Servers, Massachusetts, USA
D
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Illinois, USA
Question 16 Explanation: 
European Organisation for Nuclear Research, Switzerland
There are 16 questions to complete.

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