General knowledge quiz 1531

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Gautama Buddha died in
A
451 BC
B
412 BC
C
483 BC
D
465 BC
Question 1 Explanation: 
Gautama Buddha died in 483 BC aged 80 years in the city of Kusinara (present day Kushinagar).
Question 2
If speed of rotation of the earth increases, weight of the body
A
increases
B
remains unchanged
C
decreases
D
may decrease or increase
Question 3
What is the only African country that has a coastline on both the Atlantic and Indian Oceans?
A
Nigeria
B
Nyasaland
C
South Africa
D
Kenya
Question 3 Explanation: 
South Africa
Question 4
Pakistan capital is..........
A
Hyderadad
B
Alahabad
C
Islamabad
D
Kabul
Question 4 Explanation: 
Islamabad:Pakistan-Islamabad(Capital) and Rupee(Currency)
Question 5
What name was given by Rudyard Kipling in one of his stories to a mongoose?
A
Tamworth
B
Rikki Tikki Tavi
C
DuPlessey
D
Chachacha
Question 5 Explanation: 
Rikki Tikki Tavi
Question 6
The mass number of an atom is equal to
A
the number of protons
B
the number of protons and electrons
C
the number of nucleons
D
the number of neutrons
Question 7
Minimata (Hasteo) Dam on Hasteo river is situated in which state?
A
Karnataka
B
Punjab
C
Arunachal Pradesh
D
None of these
Question 7 Explanation: 
None of these-Chhattisgarh
Question 8
In 1988, why did English professional jockey Lester Piggott have his OBE (which had been awarded in 1975) taken away?
A
Tax evasion
B
Race fixing
C
Serial murder
D
Bank robbery
Question 8 Explanation: 
Tax evasion
Question 9
What film studio was founded by Cecil B De Mille and J L Lasky in 1913?
A
Paramount
B
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
C
United Artists
D
Ealing Films
Question 9 Explanation: 
Paramount
Question 10
From which sport do we get the expression "selling a dummy"?
A
Rugby Union
B
Baseball
C
Golf
D
Polo
Question 10 Explanation: 
Rugby Union
Question 11
Actress Nicole Kidman married which country singer in 2006?
A
Kris Kristofferson
B
Glenn Campbell
C
Keith Urban
D
Kenny Rogers
Question 11 Explanation: 
Keith Urban
Question 12
The Potts children are from which film?
A
Peter Pan
B
The Railway Children
C
Mary Poppins
D
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Question 12 Explanation: 
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Question 13
What phrase used by the US during the Cold War to justify American intervention around the world, suggested that if any country came under the influence of communism, the surrounding countries would follow?
A
Cold War
B
Good Neighbours
C
Domino Theory
D
The Grand Design
Question 13 Explanation: 
Domino Theory
Question 14
..........is Freon
A
Difluoro Dichloro Ethane
B
Difluoro Dichloro Methane
C
Difluoroamines Dichloro Methane
D
Difluoro Methylornithine
Question 14 Explanation: 
Difluoro Dichloro Methane:In the early 1930s, Midgley found dichlorodifluoromethane or freon to be an ideal refrigerant, replacing toxic chemicals such as ammonia and dichloromethane.
Question 15
Approximately how much of the water on earth is fresh water?
A
13%
B
3%
C
37%
D
10%
Question 15 Explanation: 
3%
Question 16
Ludwig van Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 in D minor (Op. 125) is known as what?
A
The Ring Cycle
B
Choral
C
Nymphs and Shepherds Come Away
D
Da-da-da-daaah
Question 16 Explanation: 
Choral
There are 16 questions to complete.

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