General knowledge quiz 1361

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What is a localised, blood-filled dilation of a blood vessel caused by disease or weakening of the vessel wall, which most commonly occurs in arteries at the base of the brain and in the aorta?
A
Aneurism
B
Eczema
C
Allergy
D
Alopecia
Question 1 Explanation: 
Aneurism
Question 2
The term 'Upper Cut' is related to
A
Badminton
B
Chess
C
Shooting
D
Boxing
Question 2 Explanation: 
Boxing:The uppercut (formerly known as the undercut; sometimes also referred to as the upper) is a punch used in boxing that travels along a vertical line
Question 3
Kyudo is the Japanese martial art of what?
A
Swordsmanship
B
Archery
C
Use of the jitte
D
Bayonet fighting
Question 3 Explanation: 
Archery
Question 4
What is meant by "persona non grata"?
A
An unwelcome person
B
Professionals who need not be tipped for their services
C
A secret identity
D
List of people in a play
Question 4 Explanation: 
An unwelcome person
Question 5
Which of these rivers flows into the Dead Sea?
A
Indus
B
Tigris
C
Jordan
D
Danube
Question 5 Explanation: 
Jordan
Question 6
Jessye Norman, Jose Carreras and Giuseppe Verdi are associated with what style of music?
A
Jazz
B
Opera
C
Heavy metal
D
Country
Question 6 Explanation: 
Opera
Question 7
A honey badger, or ratel, despite its name and black and white appearance is not anatomically related to a badger but more to which animal?
A
Weasel
B
Raccoon
C
Wolverine
D
Mouse
Question 7 Explanation: 
Weasel
Question 8
Who discovered the hormone insulin?
A
Frederick Banting
B
Fritz Pfluemer
C
Ernest Rutherford
D
Ferdinand Verbiest
Question 8 Explanation: 
Frederick Banting:Canadian physician Frederick Banting and medical student Charles H. Best discovered the hormone insulin in pancreatic extracts of dogs. On July 30, 1921, they injected the hormone into a diabetic dog and found that it effectively lowered the dog's blood glucose levels to normal.
Question 9
What is the capital of Burundi?
A
Tirane
B
Luanda
C
Baku
D
Bujumbura
Question 10
Awarded since 1955, what is the name of the highest prize for competing films at the Cannes Film Festival?
A
The Palme d'Or
B
Oscar Magnifique
C
The Carney
D
Plat de Cinematographie
Question 10 Explanation: 
The Palme d'Or
Question 11
If you were from the Cayman Islands, which is part of the British West Indies, what sort of passport would you have?
A
British Virgin Islands
B
Cayman Islands
C
British West Indies
D
British
Question 11 Explanation: 
British
Question 12
Who is the only U.S. President to invent and patent something?
A
Abraham Lincoln
B
Theodore Roosevelt
C
Thomas Jefferson
D
Rutherford B. Hayes
Question 12 Explanation: 
In 1849 Honest Abe invented a method to aid ships that got stuck on sandbars. He called it A Device for Buoying Vessels Over Shoals. It was never used.
Question 13
Which of these is a song from the musical Oliver!?
A
Summertime
B
The Pig Must Die
C
Food, Glorious Food
D
People Will Say We're in Love
Question 13 Explanation: 
Food, Glorious Food
Question 14
Who was Sancho Panza companion to?
A
Basil Fawlty
B
Don Quixote
C
Gilbert Grape
D
Inspector Clouseau
Question 14 Explanation: 
Don Quixote
Question 15
As per the survey by travel app 'ixigo', which railway station in Kerala was ranked the best railway station in India by travellers in terms of cleanliness?
A
Trivandrum
B
Kozhikode
C
Kochi
D
Thrissur
Question 15 Explanation: 
As per a survey by travel app 'ixigo', Kozhikode railway station in Kerala was ranked the best railway station in India by travellers in terms of cleanliness. ixigo, which has 7 million users, works closely with Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) to facilitate train ticket bookings on its app. The findings are based on aggregated data of ixigo users. While Kozhikode railway station has attained highest rating, Hazrat Nizamuddin (one of the five main stations in Delhi) was given the lowest ratings. The survey outlined that out of all the cleanest station, 40% are located in south India followed by 20 per cent in central India and 20% in the west. Among trains, Swarna Jayanti Rajdhani has been rated as the cleanest train while Karnataka Express was given lowest ratings.
Question 16
The American sculptor, cartoonist and illustrator who wrote and illustrated the Caldecott award-winning children's books "The Amazing Bone", "Doctor De Soto" and "Abel's Island", also wrote which other book?
A
Where the Wild Things Are
B
The Cat in the Hat
C
The Boy in the Dress
D
Shrek!
Question 16 Explanation: 
Shrek!
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