General knowledge quiz 1449

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What was special about Shirley Eaton's costume in the 1964 James Bond movie "Goldfinger"?
A
It was just gold body paint
B
It was the smallest bikini seen on screen
C
It was made of meat
D
It brought out a rash that delayed filming for 4 weeks
Question 1 Explanation: 
It was just gold body paint
Question 2
Indian Railways has installed Asia's largest Solid State Interlocking (SSI) system in which city, which will enable station masters to set 800 different routes for trains in a matter of minutes?
A
Ahmadabad
B
Kharagpur
C
Darjeeling
D
Agartala
Question 2 Explanation: 
Indian Railways has installed Asia's largest Solid State Interlocking (SSI) system in Kharagpur, which will enable station masters to set 800 different routes for trains in a matter of minutes. Interlocking is a railway signal apparatus that prevents conflicting movements of trains. Asia's largest Solid State Interlocking (SSI) system has been installed in Kharagpur at a cost of Rs 39 crore. The cutting-edge technology replaces the pre-1989 route relay system that only allowed operators to set maximum 423 routes. The new system ensures that no cross-movement takes place.
Question 3
Who, at the beginning of 2016, holds the record for most number of weeks in golfing's World Top 10?
A
Phil Mickelson
B
Ernie Els
C
Tiger Woods
D
Henrik Stenson
Question 3 Explanation: 
Tiger Woods
Question 4
What did Shakespeare compare "Katharina" to?
A
Horse
B
Pig
C
Shrew
D
Elephant
Question 4 Explanation: 
Shrew
Question 5
The egg-based painting medium is known as what?
A
Tempera
B
Tempura
C
Tempora
D
Temporary
Question 5 Explanation: 
Tempera
Question 6
Which country is divided into thirteen administrative districts (Lautem, Baucau, Viqueque, Manatuto, Dili, Aileu, Manufahi, Liquica, Ermera, Ainaro, Bobonaro, Cova Lima and Oecusse Ambeno), one of which is separated from the rest by part of Indonesia?
A
Vietnam
B
Thailand
C
Singapore
D
East Timor
Question 6 Explanation: 
East Timor
Question 7
How many rings make up the Olympic symbol?
A
5
B
3
C
25
D
100
Question 7 Explanation: 
5
Question 8
If Christmas Day falls on a Tuesday, on what day will New Year's Day fall?
A
Tuesday
B
Wednesday
C
Thursday
D
Monday
Question 8 Explanation: 
Tuesday
Question 9
What invention by Garnet Carter made its debut at the Fairyland Inn Resort in Lookout Mountain, Tennessee, in 1927?
A
Miniature golf
B
Swimming pool slide
C
Ski lift
D
Golf cart
Question 9 Explanation: 
It was originally called 'Tom Thumb Golf'.
Question 10
When Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean won the 1983 World Figure Skating Championship with the world's first perfect scores and the routine "Barnum", who was a third member of their team?
A
Brian Blessed
B
Jim Dale
C
Michael Crawford
D
Andrew Lloyd Webber
Question 10 Explanation: 
Michael Crawford
Question 11
Seychelles capital is..........
A
Senegal
B
Vatican City
C
Victoria
D
Morocco
Question 11 Explanation: 
Victoria:Seychelles-Victoria(Capital) and Rupee(Currency)
Question 12
In which state Khichan Bird Sanctuary is located?
A
Rajasthan
B
Kerala
C
J & K
D
Haryana
Question 12 Explanation: 
Rajasthan:Khichan Bird Sanctuary is located in Rajasthan state of India. It is located in the Phalodi tehsil of Jodhpur district.
Question 13
When the Chinese Nationalist Party lost the civil war to the Communist Party in 1949, it relocated to which island and established Taipei as the Republic Of China's provisional capital?
A
Myanmar
B
South Korea
C
Taiwan
D
Thailand
Question 13 Explanation: 
Taiwan
Question 14
2016 Men's Hockey Junior World Cup to be held in which city of India?
A
Kolkata
B
Hyderabad
C
Lucknow
D
Mumbai
Question 14 Explanation: 
Lucknow:The 2016 Men's Hockey Junior World Cup is scheduled to be the 11th edition of the Hockey Junior World Cup for men, an international field hockey tournament. It will be held between 8-18 December 2016 in Lucknow, India.
Question 15
Jonas E. Salk developed the which Vaccine?
A
Rabies
B
Typhus
C
Polio
D
TB
Question 15 Explanation: 
Polio:Jonas Edward Salk was an American medical researcher and virologist. He discovered and developed the first successful polio vaccine.
Question 16
The Parthenon is a former temple.It was located in..........
A
Greece
B
Russia
C
Jerusalem
D
France
Question 16 Explanation: 
Greece:The Parthenon is a former temple on the Athenian Acropolis, Greece, dedicated to the goddess Athena, whom the people of Athens considered their patron. Construction began in 447 BC when the Athenian Empire was at the peak of its power
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