General knowledge quiz 1548

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Jesse Owens, who won four gold medals at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, Germany, represented which country?
A
USA
B
Germany
C
Thailand
D
Pakistan
Question 1 Explanation: 
USA
Question 2
Which of these novels was not written by Fyodor Dostoyevsky?
A
The Brothers Karamazov
B
Crime and Punishment
C
The Idiot
D
Doctor Zhivago
Question 2 Explanation: 
Doctor Zhivago
Question 3
The Democratic Party is one of the main parties in US politics. What is the other?
A
Independence
B
Republican
C
Washington
D
Communist
Question 3 Explanation: 
Republican
Question 4
Catalysis is called..........When reactant and Catalyst are in same phase
A
Heerogenous
B
Autocatalysis
C
Corrosion
D
Homogenous
Question 4 Explanation: 
Homogenous:Catalysis is called Homogenous When reactant and Catalyst are in same phase Catalysis is called Heterogenous When reactant and Catalyst are in different phase
Question 5
Shivaji Bhonsle was the most powerful..........King
A
Sikh
B
Maratha
C
Mughal
D
Mauryan
Question 5 Explanation: 
Maratha:Shivaji (also Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, Shivaji Raje Bhosale) was the Founder of Maratha Empire in India. He was born in 1627 A.D. (or 1630 A.D.) at Shivneri, a hill fort near Puna. His father Shahaji Raje Bhosale was employed as an officer in the army of the Sultan of Bijapur
Question 6
A Tamil language newspaper Swadesamitran was founded by
A
Ramaswamy Naiker
B
Subramaniya Aiyar
C
KM Panikkar
D
Mukundrao Patil
Question 6 Explanation: 
Subramaniya Aiyar:Swadesamitran was a Tamil language newspaper that was published from the then Madras city from 1882 to 1985. One of the earliest Tamil newspapers and the longest in print, Swadesamitran was founded by Indian nationalist G. Subramania Iyer four years after he had started The Hindu.
Question 7
On 4 October in 1883 while the Boys' Brigade was having its inaugural meeting in Glasgow, Scotland, what else was also happening?
A
William Gladstone became prime minister in the UK for the second time
B
The Orient Express made its inaugural run, linking Turkey to Europe by rail
C
James Garfield was elected President of the USA
D
Australian outlaw Ned Kelly was hanged
Question 7 Explanation: 
The Orient Express made its inaugural run, linking Turkey to Europe by rail
Question 8
Which of these is a tool used for banging in and removing nails?
A
Screwdriver
B
Chisel
C
Claw hammer
D
Brace and bit
Question 8 Explanation: 
Claw hammer
Question 9
What is a key source of energy in humans?
A
Structural polysaccharides
B
Glucose
C
Vitamin B
D
Ethanol
Question 9 Explanation: 
Glucose
Question 10
On 1 June 1958, who became the oldest person to break a world record in a standard Olympic athletic event?
A
Heidi Klum
B
Dana Zatopkova
C
Yvette Williams
D
Heather Mills
Question 10 Explanation: 
Dana Zatopkova
Question 11
Which global charitable foundation, founded in 1936 and headquartered in London, works to improve health and support work in science, the humanities, the social sciences, education, public engagement and the application of research to medicine?
A
Wellcome Trust
B
The Global Fund
C
The Rotary Foundation
D
PATH
Question 11 Explanation: 
Wellcome Trust
Question 12
The Headquarters of International Maritime Organisation is..........
A
Vienna
B
London
C
Paris
D
Rome
Question 13
Which Beatle wrote the music for the film "The Family Way", starring Hayley Mills and Hywel Bennett, released in 1967?
A
John Lennon
B
Paul McCartney
C
Ringo Starr
D
George Harrison
Question 13 Explanation: 
Paul McCartney
Question 14
Which dance is originated in Orissa during second century BC.
A
Lota
B
Chau
C
Odissi
D
Roof
Question 14 Explanation: 
Odissi:Odissi, also known as Orissi is one of the eight classical dance forms of India.It originates from the state of Odisha, in eastern India. It is the oldest surviving dance form of India on the basis of archaeological evidences
Question 15
Where is the Great Green Wall project designed to happen?
A
Across the width of Africa, in the region of the Sahara
B
Between some parts of Mexico and the USA
C
Across the north Tibetan plains
D
Along the southern border of Algeria
Question 15 Explanation: 
Across the width of Africa, in the region of the Sahara
Question 16
What BBC documentary film, screened in high definition and featuring narration and live orchestral accompaniment conducted by its composer George Fenton, had its world premiere in Dallas in June 2010?
A
The Beautiful Game
B
The Tudors
C
Ghandi
D
Planet Earth Live
Question 16 Explanation: 
Planet Earth Live
There are 16 questions to complete.

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