General knowledge quiz 154

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The idea of Indian National Army(INA) was first conceived in Malaya by who?
A
Jinnah
B
Mohan Singh
C
Lord Wavell
D
Ras Bihari Bose
Question 1 Explanation: 
Mohan Singh:The Indian National Army was an armed force formed by Indian nationalists in 1942 in Southeast Asia during World War II. The idea of Indian National Army(INA) was first conceived in Malaya by Mohan Singh
Question 2
What is prohibited by an unusual law that has been passed in Lanjaron, Spain, in three settlements in southern France:(Cugnaux, Le Lavandou & Sarpourenx), and has been proposed for Biritiba-Mirim, Brazil?
A
Death
B
Elephant chasing
C
Eating in public
D
Parking a vehicle on the street
Question 2 Explanation: 
Death
Question 3
Which of these terms comes from drag racing?
A
Wipeout
B
Flame out
C
Bowl out
D
Strike out
Question 3 Explanation: 
Flame out
Question 4
Who wrote the piece of music recognised in much of the Western world as "The Wedding March" (or as "Here Comes The Bride")?
A
Mendelssohn
B
Handel
C
Beethoven
D
Strauss
Question 4 Explanation: 
Mendelssohn
Question 5
"Jessica", the theme tune of the TV programme "Top Gear", was originally recorded by whom?
A
The Allman Brothers Band
B
Eric Clapton
C
Fleetwood Mac
D
Chicken Shack
Question 5 Explanation: 
The Allman Brothers Band
Question 6
Mrs Josephine Cochrane (1839-1913) in the USA is associated with which invention?
A
Mechanical dishwasher
B
Netball
C
Typewriter
D
Controllable hang glider
Question 6 Explanation: 
Mechanical dishwasher
Question 7
In what is "sous-vide" a method?
A
Font design
B
3-D printing
C
Painting
D
Cooking
Question 7 Explanation: 
Cooking
Question 8
Andrea Jaeger of the US had a successful career in professional tennis, becoming World Ranked number 2, between the ages of 15 and 19, but it ended prematurely due to major shoulder injuries. What profession did she take up in 2006?
A
Chief Executive of a sports equipment retail chain
B
Advertising executive
C
Nun
D
Television newsreader
Question 8 Explanation: 
Nun
Question 9
..........river is the deity river in the Rigveda
A
The Brahmaputra
B
The Yamuna
C
The Ganges
D
The Saraswati
Question 9 Explanation: 
The Saraswati:The Rigveda is an ancient Indian collection of Vedic Sanskrit hymns. It is one of the four canonical sacred texts of Hinduism known as the Vedas. The text is a collection of 1, 028 hymns and 10, 600 verses, organized into ten books (Mandalas).The hymns are dedicated to Rigvedic deities.The Rigveda begins with a small book addressed to deity Agni, Indra and other gods.
Question 10
Carbon is the main constituent of which of these?
A
Molasses
B
Turpentine
C
Brass
D
Charcoal
Question 10 Explanation: 
Charcoal
Question 11
The character names Purdey and Ducky are indirectly linked by which UK TV scifi series?
A
The Andromeda Strain
B
The Prisoner
C
Sapphire and Steel
D
Thunderbirds
Question 11 Explanation: 
Sapphire and Steel
Question 12
English business magnate, investor, and philanthropist Sir Richard Branson's ventures also include what?
A
International water delivery
B
Franchising worm farms
C
Engineless cars
D
Developing commercial craft for sub-orbital space flight
Question 12 Explanation: 
Developing commercial craft for sub-orbital space flight
Question 13
Who was the first American female to patent her invention, a method of weaving straw with silk?
A
Marjorie Joyner
B
Margaret Knight
C
Amanda Jones
D
Mary Kies
Question 13 Explanation: 
Mary was not the first American woman inventor to be sure, there were many female inventors before her, but they never bothered to get a patent.
Question 14
What stitch, also called a whip stitch (when done by machine) or a crochet stitch (when done by hand), is used to reinforce the edge of thick materials?
A
Chain stitch
B
Tent stitch
C
Blanket stitch
D
Featherstitch
Question 14 Explanation: 
Blanket stitch
Question 15
What is a green ormer?
A
A type of eye makeup
B
A type of holly tree
C
A type of gemstone
D
A type of abalone
Question 15 Explanation: 
A type of abalone
Question 16
What is a pas de bourree?
A
A pat of French butter
B
A beast of burden
C
A dance step
D
A type of cocktail
Question 16 Explanation: 
A dance step
There are 16 questions to complete.

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