General knowledge quiz 1403

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The first Winter Olympics was held in conjunction with 1924 Olympic Games and was originally called what?
A
The Ice and Snow Competitions
B
Winter Olympics
C
The Week of Winter Sports
D
Fire and Ice
Question 1 Explanation: 
The Week of Winter Sports
Question 2
Which 17th century French philosopher, mathematician, scientist and writer developed the Cartesian coordinate system, thus founding analytic geometry, the bridge between algebra and geometry and crucial to the invention of calculus?
A
Nicholas Mercator
B
Isaac Newton
C
Johannes Kepler
D
Rene Descartes
Question 2 Explanation: 
Rene Descartes
Question 3
Golf was clearly popular in Scotland in 1457, when James II did what?
A
Established the St Andrews Royal and Ancient Golf Club
B
Formalised the rules of the game
C
Banned it as an unwelcome distraction to learning archery
D
Gave patronage to a Highland dancing team, as a rival to golf's popularity
Question 3 Explanation: 
Banned it as an unwelcome distraction to learning archery
Question 4
What are Gray's Inn, Lincoln's Inn, The Inner Temple and The Middle Temple, all in London?
A
Inns of Court
B
Masonic Lodges
C
Hotels
D
Churches
Question 4 Explanation: 
Inns of Court
Question 5
What is the name of Bill and Hilary Clinton's daughter?
A
Rhianna
B
Sophie
C
Britney
D
Chelsea
Question 5 Explanation: 
Chelsea
Question 6
Which of these countries became an independent country first?
A
Kenya
B
Pakistan
C
Bangladesh
D
Myanmar
Question 6 Explanation: 
Pakistan
Question 7
A hi-hat, jam block, octoban, rototom and trigger pad are all parts of what?
A
Moon lander
B
Drum kit
C
Kitchen equipment used by Jamie Oliver
D
Cart-horse harnesses
Question 7 Explanation: 
Drum kit
Question 8
Who is the author of the book 'Journey of Women Law Reforms and The Law Commission of India-Some Insights'?
A
Sushma Swaraj
B
Chetan Bhagat
C
Anuk Arutpragasm
D
Dr.Pavan Sharma
Question 8 Explanation: 
Dr.Pavan Sharma
Question 9
In 2006 Mark Inglis, a New Zealand mountaineer, successfully climbed Mt Everest; what singled him out from the many who have now achieved this climb?
A
He was over 70 years old
B
He was missing both legs below the knee
C
He did not carry oxygen
D
He was solo
Question 9 Explanation: 
He was missing both legs below the knee
Question 10
Who among the following gave the first experimental value of G?
A
Maxwell
B
Newton
C
Galileo
D
Cavendish
Question 10 Explanation: 
Cavendish:The Cavendish experiment, performed in 1797-1798 by British scientist Henry Cavendish, was the first experiment to measure the force of gravity between masses in the laboratory and the first to yield accurate values for the gravitational constant
Question 11
What do the US Declaration of Independence, Captain Cook's sailing to discover the North-West Passage, the publication of economist Adam Smith's The Wealth of Nations, and the first St Leger Stakes horse race at Doncaster, UK, have in common?
A
Horses were a important element in all of them
B
They were extremely popular with all concerned
C
They became the source for nursery rhymes
D
They happened in 1776
Question 11 Explanation: 
They happened in 1776
Question 12
The high reactivity of fluorine is due to
A
its high electro negativity
B
small size of fluorine atom
C
availability of d-orbitals
D
strong F-F bond
Question 13
Which of these is the earliest opera or stage musical composition
A
Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell
B
Venus and Adonis by John Blow
C
Orpheus and Eurydice by Christoph Willibald von Gluck
D
Semele by John Eccles
Question 13 Explanation: 
Venus and Adonis by John Blow
Question 14
A board, appropriately marked up, and the right shape pieces will make it possible for people to play which of these?
A
Conkers
B
Tiddliwinks
C
Chinese Checkers
D
Street craps
Question 14 Explanation: 
Chinese Checkers
Question 15
Who is the last chairman of planning Commission?
A
Montek Singh Ahluwalia
B
KC Pant
C
Jaswant Singh
D
Narendra Modi
Question 15 Explanation: 
Montek Singh Ahluwalia:NITI Aayog replaces Planning Commission, Now PM Narendra Modi is the head of new body called NITI Aayog
Question 16
What is the capital of Chile?
A
Tirane
B
Luanda
C
Baku
D
Santiago
There are 16 questions to complete.

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