General knowledge quiz 151

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Mariya Irudayam received Arjuna Award in 1996.He was related to which Sport?
A
Carrom
B
Boxing
C
Chess
D
Golf
Question 1 Explanation: 
Carrom:Maria Irudayam was the only carrom player to receive the Arjuna Award (1996)
Question 2
Rihanna, who had hit singles from 2005 that include "Don't Stop the Music" and "Disturbia", was born where?
A
Birmingham, Alabama, USA
B
Leeds, England
C
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
D
Saint Michael, Barbados
Question 2 Explanation: 
Saint Michael, Barbados
Question 3
A tongue and groove joint is used when working with what material?
A
Iron
B
Concrete
C
Bricks
D
Wood
Question 3 Explanation: 
Wood
Question 4
..........is an interoperable transport card conceived by the Ministry of Urban Development in association with NPCI.
A
Unified Payments Interface
B
Bharat Bill Payment System
C
Immediate Payment Service
D
National Common Mobility Card
Question 4 Explanation: 
National Common Mobility Card is an interoperable transport card conceived by the Ministry of Urban Development in association with NPCI
Question 5
What was published in 1892 in the USA, still survives essentially unchanged, and is known to every citizen of the country?
A
The recipe for pumpkin pie
B
The Star Spangled Banner
C
The Pledge of Allegiance
D
The story of Johnny Appleseed
Question 5 Explanation: 
The Pledge of Allegiance
Question 6
Niccolo di Bernardo dei Machiavelli, a Renaissance man of many talents, is well-known for his writings on politics but was also a well-known politician, diplomat, philosopher, humanist, letter writer, playwright, poet, songwriter, and what else?
A
Juggler
B
Historian
C
Keeper of badgers
D
Cyclist
Question 6 Explanation: 
Historian
Question 7
In 1961 16 leading people in their field signed the Morges Manifesto, which was succeeded by what?
A
Greenpeace
B
The National Audubon Society
C
World Wildlife Fund
D
International Monetary Fund
Question 7 Explanation: 
World Wildlife Fund
Question 8
What is the least populous state capital in the U S A?
A
Montpelier
B
Honolulu
C
Augusta
D
Pierre
Question 8 Explanation: 
Montpelier
Question 9
Complete the title of this James Bond film:"The Man With the... "?
A
Golden Gun
B
Wooden Leg
C
Loud Wife
D
Hat
Question 9 Explanation: 
Golden Gun
Question 10
In which decade was the telegraph invented?
A
1810s
B
1840s
C
1870s
D
1890s
Question 10 Explanation: 
On May 24, 1844, Samuel Morse send his famous message, "What hath God wrought?"
Question 11
By what percent the GST has increased the number of unique indirect taxpayers?
A
50%
B
20%
C
30%
D
40%
Question 12
Brian Cox, who is known among other things for presenting science TV programmes in the UK, is a professor at the University of Manchester in what field?
A
Theoretical Physics
B
Astronomy
C
Mathematics
D
Particle Physics
Question 12 Explanation: 
Particle Physics
Question 13
We the People, which started a new direction in the wargame movement and is very influential in current wargame design, is what kind of game?
A
Miniatures
B
Cards
C
Flip-book
D
Counters
Question 13 Explanation: 
Cards
Question 14
Who is the eponymous lead character in a British mystery series starring Alan Davies as an eccentric magician's assistant who also solves seemingly supernatural mysteries through his talent for logical deduction and knowledge of illusionism?
A
Billy Ocean
B
Joan Rivers
C
Jonathan Creek
D
Hoover Dam
Question 14 Explanation: 
Jonathan Creek
Question 15
Marajo is an island at the mouth of which river?
A
Amazon
B
Rio de la Plata
C
Sao Francisco
D
Paraguay
Question 15 Explanation: 
Amazon
Question 16
Which of these is a study of soils?
A
Geology
B
Pedology
C
Pediatrics
D
Pedagogy
Question 16 Explanation: 
Pedology
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