General knowledge quiz 1568

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Bhaichung Bhutia is India's first superstar of..........
A
Football
B
Hockey
C
Basketball
D
Tennis
Question 1 Explanation: 
Football:Bhaichung Bhutia is India's first superstar of football, and was the first Indian footballer ever to sign for a European club. Today, Bhaichung is a football commentator known for his nuanced analysis.
Question 2
The Federation Aeronautique Internationale (FAI ) aims to promote air sports and recreational flying, a vision of safe participation in these, and what else?
A
Availability to everyone at a reasonable cost
B
To foster research in these fields
C
To have them included in the Olympic Games
D
To preserve old aeronautical artefacts
Question 2 Explanation: 
Availability to everyone at a reasonable cost
Question 3
The first Viceroy of India was
A
Lord Mayo
B
Lord Canning
C
Lord Mountbatten
D
Lord Lansdowne
Question 3 Explanation: 
Lord Mountbatten was the last.
Question 4
Biju Patnaik International Airport located in which State/UT?
A
Gujarat
B
Andaman & Nicobar
C
Maharashtra
D
Odisha
Question 5
Greg LeMond was a champion in which type of sport?
A
Cycling
B
Swimming
C
Running
D
Weightlifting
Question 5 Explanation: 
Cycling
Question 6
The National Institute of Hydrology is located at..........
A
Sriperambudur
B
Powai
C
Roorkee
D
Gwalior
Question 6 Explanation: 
Roorkee:National Institute of Hydrology (NIH) is a Government of India society under Ministry of Water Resources and has been functioning as a research Institute in the area of hydrology and water resources in the country since December 1978 in Roorkee City.
Question 7
Where was the cocktail "daiquiri" invented?
A
Cuba
B
Italy
C
Spain
D
Brazil
Question 7 Explanation: 
Cuba
Question 8
Social Infrastructure, Employment and Human Development(Q18-20):In 2017-18, expenditure on social services by the Centre and States as a proportion of GDP is?
A
5.50%
B
6.6%
C
7.70%
D
5.60%
Question 9
Who introduced the Mansabdari System?
A
Jahangir
B
Sajahan
C
Akbar
D
Humayun
Question 9 Explanation: 
Akbar:The Mansabdari system was the core foundation of administrative system of the Mughal Empire introduced by Akbar in 1595-96 CE.
Question 10
In 1403, Venice imposed a waiting period for those wishing to enter the city, to see if they would develop the plague. How long was this period of isolation?
A
10 days
B
40 days
C
20 days
D
4 weeks
Question 10 Explanation: 
40 days
Question 11
In 1660, John Milton's books were burned in London because of his attacks on whom?
A
John Keats
B
Charles II
C
Oliver Cromwell
D
James II
Question 11 Explanation: 
Charles II
Question 12
Frederic Chopin is best known for his compositions for which instrument?
A
Guitar
B
Percussion
C
Piano
D
Accordion
Question 12 Explanation: 
Piano
Question 13
Which can be called nyabinghi?
A
A Caribbean reed instrument
B
Throat music
C
A twirling dance, such as used by the Sufi order
D
Ritual drumming
Question 13 Explanation: 
Ritual drumming
Question 14
A super cooled liquid is..........
A
Water
B
Acids
C
Glass
D
Oil
Question 14 Explanation: 
Glass:Supercooling, also known as undercooling, is the process of lowering the temperature of a liquid or a gas below its freezing point without it becoming a solid. Ex-glass
Question 15
Who is the author of the book titled 'The Other One Percent:Indians in America'?
A
Nirvikar Singh
B
Devesh Kapur
C
Sanjoy Chakravorty
D
All of these
Question 15 Explanation: 
All of these:Devesh Kapur is the director of the Centre for Advanced Study of India at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the co-author of a new book-''The Other One Percent:Indians in America'', which will be released in New York this week. The book has been hailed as the most authoritative, data-driven, research based work on Indian-Americans.
Question 16
The song "Shall We Dance" is from which musical?
A
The King And I
B
My Fair Lady
C
Oklahoma!
D
The Pajama Game
Question 16 Explanation: 
The King And I
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