General knowledge quiz 162

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What do Katharine Hepburn, Luise Rainer, Bette Davis, Olivia de Havilland, Vivien Leigh, Ingrid Bergman, Elizabeth Taylor, Glenda Jackson, Jane Fonda, Sally Field, Jodie Foster, and Hilary Swank have in common?
A
Having 5 children each
B
Having the same birthday
C
Having been married to Jack Nicholson
D
Winning an Academy Award for Best Actress
Question 1 Explanation: 
Winning an Academy Award for Best Actress
Question 2
Which of these was a painter?
A
Michael Lindsay-Hogg
B
Prince Rupert Lowenstein
C
Roy Lichtensein
D
Annie Leibovitz
Question 2 Explanation: 
Roy Lichtensein
Question 3
The eponymous leads in the US TV series "Rizzoli and Isles", which began in 2010, are what?
A
Captain and first mate
B
Heads of opposing criminal gangs
C
Police officer partners
D
Police officer and medical examiner
Question 3 Explanation: 
Police officer and medical examiner
Question 4
When does the Indonesian settlement in the Malay Peninsula took place?
A
2400 BC
B
2300 BC
C
2200 BC
D
2100 BC
Question 5
Which area was ruled by Kamehaha I and Kamehaha II between 1810 and 1824?
A
Persia
B
Hawaii
C
Ethiopia
D
Somalia
Question 5 Explanation: 
Hawaii
Question 6
Kiran Bedi received Magsaysay Award for government service in
A
1992
B
1993
C
1994
D
1995
Question 7
First bio-gas bus is inaugurated in which state?
A
West Bengal
B
Jharkhand
C
Gujarat
D
Maharashtra
Question 7 Explanation: 
West Bengal
Question 8
According to the Old Testament Moses as a baby was found in a basket floating down which river?
A
Seine
B
Amazon
C
Rhine
D
Nile
Question 8 Explanation: 
Nile
Question 9
Leh Palace is located in
A
Gujarat
B
Assam
C
Haryana
D
J & K
Question 9 Explanation: 
J & K:Leh Palace is a former royal palace overlooking the Ladakhi Himalayan town of Leh. It is located in Jammu & Kashmir.
Question 10
Pyorrhoea is a disease of the
A
nose
B
gums
C
heart
D
lungs
Question 10 Explanation: 
Pyorrhoea, or periodontal disease, to give it a proper medical term, is a disease of the gums, it is one of the most widely prevalent diseases. It affects the membrane surrounding the roots of the teeth and leads to loosening of the teeth, pus formation, and shrinkage of the gum. This disease is the primary cause for tooth loss among adults.
Question 11
In 1936, whose paper "On Computable Numbers, with an Application to the Entscheidungsproblem" proved that a machine could perform any conceivable mathematical computation if it were able to be represented as an algorithm?
A
Albert Einstein
B
Alan Turing
C
Charles Babbage
D
Ada Lovelace
Question 11 Explanation: 
Alan Turing
Question 12
In which sport did Olympic gold medallists Roger Ducret, Lucien Gaudin, Laura Flessel-Colovic, Gaston Alibert, Pascale Trinquet, Christian d'Oriola, Jehan Buhan and Albert Robert Ayat represent France?
A
Cycling
B
Fencing
C
Canoeing
D
Swimming
Question 12 Explanation: 
Fencing
Question 13
Who wrote "The Commitments", "The Snapper" and "The Van"?
A
Maeve Binchy
B
Frank McCourt
C
Roddy Doyle
D
Dermot Healy
Question 13 Explanation: 
Roddy Doyle
Question 14
What song is this lyric from:"Driver at the engine, fireman rings the bell, sandman swings the lantern to show that all is well"?
A
Puff, the Magic Dragon
B
The Carnival Is Over
C
Blowing in the Wind
D
Morningtown Ride
Question 14 Explanation: 
Morningtown Ride
Question 15
In cartography, the method by which a spherical shape is represented as a rectangle was invented by whom?
A
Gerardus Mercator
B
Isaac Newton
C
Francis Drake
D
Erasmus
Question 15 Explanation: 
Gerardus Mercator
Question 16
Where did the annual meeting of World Economic Forum (WEF) 2018 held at?
A
Bern, Switzerland
B
Beijing, China
C
Davos, Switzerland
D
Tokyo, Japan
Question 16 Explanation: 
The annual meeting of World Economic Forum (WEF) is being held in Davos, Switzerland from 23rd-26th January 2018. Over the course of this event, global leaders from different sectors, including business, politics, academia and journalism will hold discussions and share their views on the most pressing contemporary issues facing the world. This year's theme is ''Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World
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