General knowledge quiz 1507

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Babe Ruth played for which Major League Baseball team in 1936?
A
Boston Braves
B
Philadelphia Phillies
C
New York Giants
D
Brooklyn Robins
Question 1 Explanation: 
Boston Braves
Question 2
Which science fiction writer developed "The Three Laws of Robotics"?
A
Arthur C Clarke
B
Isaac Asimov
C
Edward Neumeier & Michael Miner
D
Terry Pratchett
Question 2 Explanation: 
Isaac Asimov
Question 3
What is the official spoken language of China?
A
Pashto
B
Mandarin
C
Tamil
D
Messapian
Question 3 Explanation: 
Mandarin
Question 4
Which is the world's first dedicated educational satellite?
A
HAMSAT
B
EDUSAT
C
GSAT
D
RISAT
Question 4 Explanation: 
EDUSAT:EDUSAT is the world's first dedicated educational satellite, according to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). India launched the $20 million, 2-tonne EDUSAT from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota, a tiny island in the Bay of Bengal on Sep 20, 2004
Question 5
In September 2010, why did Chen Xiaomei of the city of Xian announce that she was suing a cinema and film distributors of Chinese box office hit "Aftershock"?
A
Wasting her time
B
Showing the wrong cenrsorship certificate
C
Refusing her entry because of her height
D
Showing the wrong film
Question 5 Explanation: 
Wasting her time
Question 6
For administrative purposes, Turkey is divided into 81 provinces, formerly termed vilayet, which are now called..........what?
A
Departments
B
States
C
Iller
D
Cantons
Question 6 Explanation: 
Iller
Question 7
What official world speed record for a shuttlecock in badminton, was set on 3 June 2005 by Fu Haifeng?
A
332 km/h (206 mph)
B
305 km/h (189 mph)
C
345 km/h (214 mph)
D
298 km/h (185 mph)
Question 7 Explanation: 
332 km/h (206 mph)
Question 8
What small, oily fish, of which there are 15 species, found in the shallow, temperate waters of the North Atlantic, the Baltic Sea, the North Pacific, and the Mediterranean, move in vast schools, coming in spring to the shores of Europe and America?
A
Sardines
B
Herring
C
Pilchards
D
Sprats
Question 8 Explanation: 
Herring
Question 9
The states now called North and South Carolina were originally one province, Carolina. Why was it so named?
A
After Queen Caroline of the Netherlands
B
After Princess Caroline of Monaco
C
After Carol, the mistress of Oliver Cromwell
D
After Charles I of England
Question 9 Explanation: 
After Charles I of England
Question 10
Historically, lead poisoning was recognised as a common industrial disease of which of these professions?
A
Miner
B
Painter
C
Electrician
D
Stone mason
Question 10 Explanation: 
Painter
Question 11
Who published an autobiography entitled "A Journey" on 1 September 2010?
A
Tony Blair
B
George W Bush
C
Dian Fossey
D
Keith Richard
Question 11 Explanation: 
Tony Blair
Question 12
What is the official language of New Caledonia
A
English
B
French
C
German
D
Spanish
Question 12 Explanation: 
French
Question 13
Which of these is an Olympic sport that uses hoops, ribbons, ropes, balls and clubs?
A
Ice dancing
B
Greek wrestling
C
Prestidigitation
D
Rhythmic gymnastics
Question 13 Explanation: 
Rhythmic gymnastics
Question 14
K Shyam Kumar related to..........
A
kabaddi
B
Golf
C
Cricket
D
Boxing
Question 15
What is the term for reactions some people have that are severe and life-threatening allergies (to environmental or dietary allergens or to medication)?
A
Caustic
B
Didactic
C
Anaphylactic
D
Tantric
Question 15 Explanation: 
Anaphylactic
Question 16
Who was Prime Minister of Great Britain during the Edward VIII abdication crisis?
A
David Lloyd George
B
Herbert Asquith
C
Stanley Baldwin
D
Andrew Bonar Law
Question 16 Explanation: 
Stanley Baldwin
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