General knowledge quiz 1427

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
In Western films, what is a "saloon"?
A
Hardware store
B
Bar
C
Stable
D
Jail
Question 1 Explanation: 
Bar
Question 2
Which of these speeds up chemical reactions?
A
Accelerator pedal
B
Conglomerate
C
Farrier
D
Catalyst
Question 2 Explanation: 
Catalyst
Question 3
What relation were Ravi Shankar and Norah Jones to each other?
A
Brother and Sister
B
Father and daughter
C
Just good friends
D
Mother and son
Question 3 Explanation: 
Father and daughter
Question 4
The Future is Nowwas edited by whom?
A
R.K.Narayan
B
Chetan Bhagat
C
Shashi Tharoor
D
Kiran Desai
Question 4 Explanation: 
Shashi Tharoor:The Future is Now was edited by Shashi Tharoor, the minister of state (MoS) for human resource development (HRD).
Question 5
The term Khalisa in Mughal administration signified the
A
entire Imperial establishment
B
land owned b the emperor himself
C
religious land grants
D
land from where revenue was collected for the Imperial Treasury
Question 6
UNICEF headquartered in..........
A
New York
B
Vienna
C
Geneva
D
Paris
Question 6 Explanation: 
New York:The United Nations Children's Education Fund (UNICEF) is a United Nations program headquartered in New York City that provides long-term humanitarian and developmental assistance to children and mothers in developing countries.UNICEF was created by the United Nations General Assembly on December 11, 1946.
Question 7
Which of these painters was born in Greece?
A
El Greco
B
Gainsborough
C
Picasso
D
Rembrandt
Question 7 Explanation: 
El Greco
Question 8
What film genre has a plot that takes place during a journey, which has its roots in tales of epic journeys such as the "Odyssey" and the "Aeneid"?
A
Tour movie
B
Road movie
C
Heroic movie
D
Moving picture
Question 8 Explanation: 
Road movie
Question 9
What name was given to the loyal refugees that settled in Ontario after the American War of Independence?
A
Yankees
B
Redcoats
C
United Empire Loyalists
D
Turncoats
Question 9 Explanation: 
United Empire Loyalists
Question 10
When was astronomy accepted by the Nobel Prize Committee as part of the discipline of physics, thereby making astronomers eligible for a Nobel Prize?
A
1967, to accommodate a prize for Hans Bethe
B
Shortly after astronomer Edwin Hubble's death in September 1953
C
1919, in recognition of Albert Einstein's multi-disciplinary achievements
D
1970, with the prize for Hannes Alfven
Question 10 Explanation: 
Shortly after astronomer Edwin Hubble's death in September 1953
Question 11
Which automobile design has a passenger cabin with an integrated cargo space, accessed from behind by a single, top-hinged tailgate or large flip-up window, commonly with two rows of seats, with the rear seat able to fold down to increase cargo space?
A
Hatchback
B
Cabriolet
C
Coupe
D
Convertible
Question 11 Explanation: 
Hatchback
Question 12
What tax was current in ancient Athens, in Jerusalem more than 2, 000 years ago, in Egypt, in Europe and England from time to time (leading in 1381 to Wat Tyler's rebellion), including Charles I's, Charles II's, and Margaret Thatcher's governments, in Canada and the USA, and in NZ among others?
A
Purchase Tax
B
Poll Tax
C
Sales Tax
D
Pay As You Earn
Question 12 Explanation: 
Poll Tax
Question 13
In the IT field, with what are the names "Lisa" and "Twiggy" associated?
A
The breakup in 2000 of Microsoft Corporation into two parts
B
Development of VR (virtual reality)
C
Slimline casing developed for Dell laptops
D
The Apple computer which immediately preceded the Macintosh
Question 13 Explanation: 
The Apple computer which immediately preceded the Macintosh
Question 14
..........are positively charged helium nuclei
A
Alpha Particle
B
Beta Particle
C
Gamma Rays
D
Atom Bomb
Question 14 Explanation: 
Alpha Particle:An alpha particle is a fast moving packet containing two protons and two neutrons (a helium nucleus). Alpha particles carry a charge of +2 and strongly interact with matter. Produced during alpha decay, alpha particles can travel only a few inches through air and can be easily stopped with a sheet of paper.
Question 15
The headquarters of HDFC bank is located in
A
Hyderabad
B
New Delhi
C
Mumbai
D
Varanasi
Question 15 Explanation: 
Mumbai
Question 16
Who is the inventor of Elevator?
A
Elisha Otis
B
Francis Crick
C
Edward Jenner
D
Hideki Yakawa
Question 16 Explanation: 
The man who solved the elevator safety problem, making skyscrapers possible, was Elisha Otis, who is generally known as the inventor of the modern elevator. In 1852, Otis came up with a design that had a safety ''brake.''
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