General knowledge quiz 1382

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
..........is written by Anita Desai
A
Da Vinci Code
B
The Longest Race
C
Fasting, Feasting
D
The Year of the Roester
Question 1 Explanation: 
Fasting, Feasting:Fasting, Feasting is a novel by Indian writer Anita Desai, first published in 1999 in Great Britain
Question 2
The name of which person born in Dublin is connected in English history with the locations of Vimiero, Talavera, Salamanca, Vittoria, Orthes and Waterloo?
A
Duke of Edinburgh
B
Duke of Marlborough
C
Duke of Wellington
D
Duke of York
Question 2 Explanation: 
Duke of Wellington
Question 3
Which definition of a number does NOT apply to the mathematical constant pi (Pi)
A
Irrational
B
Real
C
Common fraction
D
Transcendental
Question 3 Explanation: 
Common fraction
Question 4
Under Pradhan Mantri MUDRA Yojana, Kishor covering loans above Rs 50, 000 and up to
A
Rs. 3 lakh
B
Rs. 2 lakh
C
Rs. 5 lakh
D
Rs. 7 lakh
Question 4 Explanation: 
Rs. 5 lakh
Question 5
An eminent music director Wajahat Attre is in news, he belongs to which of the following country?
A
Pakistan
B
Nepal
C
Afghanistan
D
Nepal
Question 5 Explanation: 
Pakistan
Question 6
Which of these is a Russian billionaire living in the UK, who, in March 2009, had a net worth of US$8.5 billion, and is the owner of Chelsea Football Club?
A
Leonid Brezhnev
B
Vladimir Putin
C
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
D
Roman Abramovich
Question 6 Explanation: 
Roman Abramovich
Question 7
According to the proverb, which month "comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb"?
A
September
B
March
C
June
D
December
Question 7 Explanation: 
March
Question 8
The IWC, an international body established in 1946, is concerned with what activity?
A
Wolves
B
Woodchopping
C
Wheat
D
Whaling
Question 8 Explanation: 
Whaling
Question 9
In 1469, the crowns of the kingdoms of Castile and Aragon were united by the marriage of Isabella and Ferdinand. This was an important event in the history of which country?
A
India
B
Spain
C
China
D
Japan
Question 9 Explanation: 
Spain
Question 10
One of the top songs for 2012 featured Gotye and which other artist?
A
Natasha Pincus
B
Kelly Clarkson
C
illuminart
D
Kimbra
Question 10 Explanation: 
Kimbra
Question 11
Which team was the runner-up at the 3rd American Football World Cup in Kawasaki, Japan, in 2007?
A
Germany
B
United States
C
Japan
D
Sweden
Question 11 Explanation: 
Japan
Question 12
What name is given to the ancient preserved dead bodies found in Egypt?
A
Grandpas
B
Daddies
C
Kiddies
D
Mummies
Question 12 Explanation: 
Mummies
Question 13
Which British show, featuring adult contestants and broadcast by the BBC on 31 May 1938, is generally held to have been the world's first TV game show?
A
The Price Is Right
B
Generation Game
C
Spelling Bee
D
Wheel of Fortune
Question 13 Explanation: 
Spelling Bee
Question 14
In Scotland and northern England, what is a "bairn"?
A
Head
B
Cake
C
Stream
D
Child
Question 14 Explanation: 
Child
Question 15
Juan Manuel Fangio, Mario Andretti, James Hunt and Niki Lauda were world champions in which sport?
A
Cycling
B
Formula One
C
Weightlifting
D
Tennis
Question 15 Explanation: 
Formula One
Question 16
..........is celebrated on National Sports Day
A
August 20
B
September 17
C
August 29
D
October 5
Question 16 Explanation: 
August 29:National Sports Day in India is celebrated on August 29. This day marks the birthday of Dhyan Chand, the hockey player who won gold medals for India in the years 1928, 1932 and 1936
There are 16 questions to complete.

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