General knowledge quiz 15

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The Allied forces signed four armistices in the last 6 weeks of World War I. What was the final one known as, in which Germany accepted defeat?
A
Armistice of Compromise
B
Armistice of Compiegne
C
Complementary Armistice
D
Comprehensive Armistice
Question 1 Explanation: 
Armistice of Compiegne
Question 2
The headquarter of Lalit Kala Academy are at
A
New Delhi
B
Chandigarh
C
Pune
D
Kolkata
Question 3
..........is the total money value of all final goods and services produced within the geographical boundaries of the country during a given period of time
A
Gross Domestic Product
B
Nominal GDP
C
Real GDP
D
Gross National Product
Question 3 Explanation: 
Gross Domestic Product:Gross Domestic Product is the total money value of all final goods and services produced within the geographical boundaries of the country during a given period of time GDP = Consumption Expenditure+Gov Expenditure+ Investments Expenditure.
Question 4
With which sport is the 'Choudhury Trophy' associated?
A
Golf
B
Circumnavigation of the earth by car
C
Formula One racing
D
Buggy-Jumping
Question 4 Explanation: 
Circumnavigating of the earth by car. This trophy has been named after Saloo and Neena Choudhury, ace car rallyists from Calcutta. It's in recognition of the couple's achievement in 1989 when they passed through all six continents in 69 days and repeated the same feat in 1991 in 39 days.
Question 5
18th century French adventuress Marie du Barry was mistress to Louis XV from 1769 until banished to the country in 1774. How did she die after she returned from a trip to England to sell her jewels in 1793?
A
She fell out of the basket during a balloon trip
B
She was blown up
C
She was eaten by rats
D
She was guillotined
Question 5 Explanation: 
She was guillotined
Question 6
The autobiographical book When Breath Becomes Air written by whom?
A
Joginder Paul
B
Paul Auster
C
Jessie Paul
D
Paul Kalanithi
Question 6 Explanation: 
Paul Kalanithi:When Breath Becomes Air is a non-fiction autobiographical book written by Paul Kalanithi. It is a memoir about his life and illness, battling stage IV metastatic lung cancer. It was posthumously published by Random House
Question 7
Which of these is the greatest distance apart in a straight line?
A
Miami, Florida to Chicago, Illinois
B
New York, New York to San Francisco, California
C
Phoenix, Arizona to Boston, Massachusetts
D
Seattle, Washington to New Orleans, Louisiana
Question 7 Explanation: 
New York, New York to San Francisco, California
Question 8
What word is commonly used to describe residents of the South American pampas, chacos, or Patagonian grasslands?
A
Gringo
B
Hombre
C
Gaucho
D
Alamo
Question 8 Explanation: 
Gaucho
Question 9
Salman Rushdie is the author of..........
A
I know How to Live, I know How to Die
B
Two Years Eight Months and Twenty Eight Nights
C
From Fishing Hamlet to Red Planet
D
The Clintons' War on Women
Question 9 Explanation: 
Two Years Eight Months and Twenty Eight Nights:Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights is a 2015 novel by Salman Rushdie.
Question 10
Which state has launched a new scheme for elderly weavers in the state to mark the National Handlooms Day named as ''Baristha Bunakar Sahayata Yojana''?
A
Haryana
B
Odisha
C
Punjab
D
West Bengal
Question 10 Explanation: 
Odisha State Government has launched a new scheme for elderly weavers in the state to mark the National Handlooms Day named as ''Baristha Bunakar Sahayata Yojana'', the scheme is aimed at providing financial assistance to the elderly weavers in the state.
Question 11
When British explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton led an expedition 1914-17, in the course of which his men spent time on Elephant Island, what was the aim of the expedition?
A
To reach the South Pole
B
To cross Antarctica from sea to sea via the South Pole
C
To climb Mount Erebus in Antarctica
D
To establish a new record for reaching farthest south (success was at latitude 88$^\circ$S)
Question 11 Explanation: 
To cross Antarctica from sea to sea via the South Pole
Question 12
In which decade was the American Institute of Electrical Engineers (AIEE) founded?
A
1850s
B
1880s
C
1930s
D
1950s
Question 12 Explanation: 
The IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) was formed in 1963 by the merger of the Institute of Radio Engineers (IRE, founded 1912) and the American Institute of Electrical Engineers (AIEE, founded 1884).
Question 13
Who plays Owen Hunt in the US TV series "Grey's Anatomy"?
A
Patrick Dempsey
B
Eric Dane
C
Kevin McKidd
D
James Pickens, Jr.
Question 13 Explanation: 
Kevin McKidd
Question 14
What shape is the course used for snail racing championships?
A
A 4m square
B
Circle, radius approximately 14 inches (35 cm)
C
Spiral
D
Oblong with at least one 6m side
Question 14 Explanation: 
Circle, radius approximately 14 inches (35 cm)
Question 15
Who won the 2010 Nobel prize for chemistry for their work in the 1960s & 1970s to find ways to bond carbon atoms (such as palladium-catalysed cross coupling)?
A
James D. Watson, Francis Crick & Maurice Wilkins
B
Brian Jones, Mick Taylor and Ron Wood
C
Richard Heck, Ei-ichi Negishi & Akira Suzuki
D
Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones, Robert Plant &John Bonham
Question 15 Explanation: 
Richard Heck, Ei-ichi Negishi & Akira Suzuki
Question 16
Social Security Fund is administered by..........
A
LIC
B
RBI
C
GOI
D
IRDAI
Question 16 Explanation: 
LIC:The Social Security Fund ( SSF) was set up in 1988-89 for providing social security through group insurance schemes to the weaker and vulnerable sections of the society. It is administered by LIC
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