General knowledge quiz 1325

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Where are the Rocky Mountains in North America?
A
Inland on the west
B
On the Pacific Coast
C
On the Atlantic Coast
D
Bordering the Arctic Ocean
Question 1 Explanation: 
Inland on the west
Question 2
Who founded the Bande Mataram?
A
Mahathma Gandhi
B
Bal Gangadhar Tilak
C
Lala Lajpat Rai
D
Bibin Chandra Pal
Question 2 Explanation: 
Bibin Chandra Pal:The Bande Mataram was an English language newspaper founded in 1905 by Bipin Chandra Pal and later edited by Sri Aurobindo.
Question 3
Which of these is a song by Lennon-McCartney that has been covered on record by more singers than any other song?
A
Nessun Dorma
B
Hound Dog
C
White Christmas
D
Yesterday
Question 3 Explanation: 
Yesterday
Question 4
Who has inaugurated the Pratham-Shyok Bridge that links Leh to Karakoram, in Jammu and Kashmir?
A
Mr.Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati
B
Ms.Sushma Swaraj
C
Mr.Rajnath Singh
D
Ms.Nirmala Sitharaman
Question 4 Explanation: 
On 30th September 2017, Defence Minister Ms.Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurated the Pratham-Shyok Bridge that links Leh to Karakoram, in Jammu and Kashmir.
Question 5
What is the only book written by Emily Bronte?
A
Wuthering Heights
B
Pride and Prejudice
C
The Mill on the Floss
D
Jane Eyre
Question 5 Explanation: 
Wuthering Heights
Question 6
What is the real first name of the pop star Madonna?
A
Madonna
B
Veronica
C
Louise
D
Ciccone
Question 6 Explanation: 
Madonna
Question 7
The Eddystone Rocks are 14 miles from which part of the UK?
A
Plymouth
B
Margate
C
Torquay
D
Southampton
Question 7 Explanation: 
Plymouth
Question 8
How did Lord Darnley, the father of James I of Great Britain, die on 10 February 1567?
A
He was eaten alive by rats
B
He was blown up and killed
C
He was executed for treason
D
He was pushed of the cliffs near Dover
Question 8 Explanation: 
He was blown up and killed
Question 9
..........is located in Kanpur
A
Green Park Stadium
B
Varabati Stadium
C
National Stadium
D
All of these
Question 9 Explanation: 
Green Park Stadium:Green Park Stadium is a 33, 000 capacity floodlit multi-purpose stadium located in Kanpur, India, and the home of the Uttar Pradesh cricket team. The stadium is under the control of the Sports Department Uttar Pradesh.
Question 10
The most extensive, commercially useful source of thorium as monazite sand occurs in India at
A
Orissa coast
B
Travancore coast
C
West Bengal coast
D
Gujarat coast
Question 11
"Yabba dabba doo" was a catch-phrase in which cartoon series?
A
The Teletubbies
B
The Flintstones
C
The Wombles
D
Bob The Builder
Question 11 Explanation: 
The Flintstones
Question 12
Which car manufacturer produces a model called the "Vanquish"?
A
Ferrari
B
Lotus
C
Aston Martin
D
Vauxhall
Question 12 Explanation: 
Aston Martin
Question 13
The head of state of the Isle of Man, which is a Crown dependency and not part of the United Kingdom, is Queen Elizabeth II. She rules there because she holds what title?
A
Laird of Ireland
B
Lord of Mann
C
Duchess of Malfi
D
Defender of the Faith
Question 13 Explanation: 
Lord of Mann
Question 14
Shock absorbers are usually made of steel as it has..........
A
High
B
Low elasticity
C
Low rigidity
D
High elasticity
Question 14 Explanation: 
High elasticity:A shock absorber (in reality, a shock ''damper'') is a mechanical or hydraulic device designed to absorb and damp shock impulses. It does this by converting the kinetic energy of the shock into another form of energy (typically heat) which is then dissipated
Question 15
As a painter he focussed on intense psychological themes, his famous works including "Madonna" and "Puberty"; one of his works which exists in multiple versions and media is frequently stolen (and recovered), and in 2012 when one version was sold was at the time the most expensive ever sold at open auction. He was Norwegian. Who was he?
A
Leonardo da Vinci
B
Edvard Munch
C
Paul Gauguin
D
Paul Klee
Question 15 Explanation: 
Edvard Munch
Question 16
The initials JCB on earth-moving equipment are those of the founder of the company that makes it. What is his name?
A
John Christopher Ballantyne
B
Joseph Cyril Bamford
C
John Christopher Baxter
D
Jack Croxford Baker
Question 16 Explanation: 
Joseph Cyril Bamford founded the company that makes these iconic machines in 1945, in a 12ft X 15ft garage in Staffordshire.
There are 16 questions to complete.

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