General knowledge quiz 153

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The pedogenic process associated with poor drainage and which involves the accumulation of organic matter in the upper layers of the soil is called
A
salinisation
B
gleisation
C
calcification
D
podsolisation
Question 2
Which of these is a punishment?
A
Phrase
B
Sentence
C
Clause
D
Paragraph
Question 2 Explanation: 
Sentence
Question 3
Who was elected Mayor of New York City in 2001?
A
Hilary Clinton
B
Mark J. Green
C
Rudy Giuliani
D
Michael Bloomberg
Question 3 Explanation: 
Michael Bloomberg
Question 4
In 2014 what Formula One team was Lewis Hamilton driving for?
A
Mercedes AMG
B
McLaren
C
Red Bull
D
Williams
Question 4 Explanation: 
Mercedes AMG
Question 5
What was "the stews" another word for?
A
Cookery
B
A lot of upset
C
An area of brothels
D
The steward's cabin
Question 5 Explanation: 
An area of brothels
Question 6
Vishal Uppal and Harsh Mankad won the Doubles of the ITF Men's Futures Tournament in
A
Badminton
B
Tennis
C
Football
D
Volleyball
Question 7
Olympic creed and oath was composed by..........the founder of modern Olympics.
A
Rev Father Didon
B
Baron Pierre de Coubertin
C
Norman Pitchard
D
None of the above
Question 8
Who painted "Boy With a Pipe" which, in May 2004, was sold for a record price of $104 million?
A
Monet
B
Dali
C
Picasso
D
Van Gogh
Question 8 Explanation: 
Picasso
Question 9
Warren Beatty played what comic strip character in a 1990 film?
A
Spiderman
B
Dick Tracy
C
Shaggy (of "Scooby-Doo")
D
Dennis the Menace
Question 9 Explanation: 
Dick Tracy
Question 10
Jatileswar Mukhopadhyay who passed away recently, was a..........singer?
A
Hindi
B
Odia
C
Bengali
D
Punjabi
Question 10 Explanation: 
Bengali
Question 11
Which artist collaborated with architects Herzog & de Meuron as consultant in building the Beijing National Stadium for the 2008 Olympics?
A
Huang Rui
B
Chi-Han Yung
C
Mattheo Thun
D
Ai Weiwei
Question 11 Explanation: 
Ai Weiwei
Question 12
In June 2009, General Motors announced that it would sell which of its brands to Tengzhong Heavy Industrial Machinery, based in China?
A
Packard
B
Chevrolet
C
Holden
D
Hummer
Question 12 Explanation: 
Hummer
Question 13
Which city has been announced as the cleanest district in the hilly areas of rural India released by rural development minister Narendra Tomar through Cleanliness Index?
A
Mandi
B
Kochi
C
Nadia
D
Shimla
Question 13 Explanation: 
Mandi in Himachal Pradesh is the cleanest district in the hilly areas of rural India whereas Sindhudurg in Maharashtra is the cleanest among districts situated in the plains; according to 'Swachh Survekshan' or the Cleanliness Index for Rural India released by rural development minister Narendra Tomar.
Question 14
Indian School of Business located in which city?
A
Ujjain
B
New Delhi
C
Hyderabad
D
Mumbai
Question 14 Explanation: 
Hyderabad:Indian School of Business, a private business school in India with campuses at Hyderabad and Mohali, is a non profit organization.
Question 15
In what year did competition for the Davis Cup begin?
A
1950
B
1900
C
1970
D
1920
Question 15 Explanation: 
1900
Question 16
What is the name of the multi-sport event for athletes with physical and visual disabilities, including athletes with mobility disabilities, amputations, blindness, and cerebral palsy, that are held every 4 years, following the Olympic Games?
A
The Hop Step and Roll
B
The Paralympic Games
C
The Pentathlon
D
The Disabled Olympics
Question 16 Explanation: 
The Paralympic Games
There are 16 questions to complete.

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