General knowledge quiz 1523

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Land Development Programme was established in the year
A
1920
B
1917
C
1910
D
1919
Question 1 Explanation: 
1919:Land development(1919) refers to altering the landscape in any number of ways such as:Changing landforms from a natural or semi-natural state for a purpose
Question 2
Who appeared in her first film for 15 years, "Monster In Law", in 2005?
A
Ellen Burstyn
B
Vanessa Redgrave
C
Julie Christie
D
Jane Fonda
Question 2 Explanation: 
Jane Fonda
Question 3
Jim Reeves, Marty Robbins and Dolly Parton are associated with what style of music?
A
Jazz
B
Country
C
Heavy metal
D
Opera
Question 3 Explanation: 
Country
Question 4
What is the name for a forked twig used in searching for something that is hidden?
A
Seeking stick
B
Magic wand
C
Divining rod
D
Telephone pole
Question 4 Explanation: 
Divining rod
Question 5
Phobos is related to..........
A
Mars
B
Earth
C
Saturn
D
Neptune
Question 5 Explanation: 
Mars:Mars has two known satellites, Phobos and Deimos
Question 6
How can you catch a computer virus?
A
Sending e-mail messages
B
Using a laptop during the winter
C
Opening e-mail attachments
D
Shopping online
Question 7
According to Greek mythology, which of these was a young man from Abydos who fell in love with a priestess of Aphrodite who dwelt in a tower in Sestos, at the edge of the Hellespont, on the other side of the strait?
A
Argo
B
Hero
C
Leander
D
Jason
Question 7 Explanation: 
Leander
Question 8
Who invented the Hydrogen Bomb?
A
Edward Teller
B
Emily Davenport
C
Nicolaus Copernicus
D
Enrico Fermi
Question 8 Explanation: 
Edward Teller:Edward Teller was a Hungarian-born American theoretical physicist who is known colloquially as ''the father of the hydrogen bomb''.
Question 9
What Galileo invented?
A
Barometer
B
Pendulum clock
C
Microscope
D
Thermometer
Question 9 Explanation: 
Various authors have credited the invention of the thermometer to Cornelius Drebbel, Robert Fludd, Galileo Galilei or Santorio Santorio. The thermometer was not a single invention, however, but a development. Galileo Galilei also discovered that objects (glass spheres filled with aqueous alcohol) of slightly different densities would rise and fall, which is nowadays the principle of the Galileo thermometer (shown). Today such thermometers are calibrated to a temperature scale.
Question 10
Who was on the British throne when Balmoral Castle was purchased?
A
George V
B
Victoria
C
James II
D
Henry IV
Question 10 Explanation: 
Victoria
Question 11
Which of these is a deliberately exaggerated drawing or description of a person?
A
Caricature
B
Character
C
Derogatory
D
Slovene
Question 11 Explanation: 
Caricature
Question 12
What headwear is traditionally worn at the English public school called Eton?
A
Beret
B
Straw boater
C
Top hat
D
Cloth cap
Question 12 Explanation: 
Top hat
Question 13
What geological formation characterises the coastline of Norway?
A
Volcanic caldera
B
Glacier-created fjords
C
Flood plains
D
River erosion
Question 13 Explanation: 
Glacier-created fjords
Question 14
Until 1965, it was thought that which planet was synchronously tidally locked with the Sun, rotating once for each orbit and keeping the same face directed towards the Sun at all times, in the same way that the same side of the Moon always faces the Earth?
A
Mercury
B
Saturn
C
Jupiter
D
Earth
Question 14 Explanation: 
Mercury
Question 15
The Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University is at which of the following places?
A
Aurangabad
B
Nanded
C
Parbhani
D
Nagpur
Question 16
The French National Assembly is housed in which building?
A
Les Invalides
B
Pantheon
C
Palais Bourbon
D
Elysee Palace
Question 16 Explanation: 
Palais Bourbon
There are 16 questions to complete.

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