General knowledge quiz 1647

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Tennis star Maria Sharapova from which country?
A
Russia
B
England
C
Spain
D
Ukraine
Question 1 Explanation: 
Russia
Question 2
The course for which of these sports might contain a "hairpin bend"?
A
Motor racing
B
Golf
C
Swimming
D
Lawn bowls
Question 2 Explanation: 
Motor racing
Question 3
Who were the parents of 5 girls and a boy, born between 1932 and 1940, who were killed by their mother in Berlin on 1 May 1945, before both parents committed suicide?
A
Joseph & Magda Goebbels
B
Adolph and Eva Hitler
C
Nicholas and Alexandra Romanov
D
Benito and Donna Mussolini
Question 3 Explanation: 
Joseph & Magda Goebbels
Question 4
An endomorph has what physical characteristic?
A
Ability to change into a different shape
B
Thinness
C
Fatness
D
No heart
Question 4 Explanation: 
Fatness
Question 5
Ball pen function is based on the principle of..........
A
Boyle's law
B
Surface tension
C
Gravitational force
D
Viscosity
Question 5 Explanation: 
Surface tension:Ball pen function is based on the principle of Surface tension. Surface tension is the elastic tendency of a fluid surface which makes it acquire the least surface area possible.
Question 6
Spring tides occur
A
No moon Day
B
Full Moon Day
C
New Moon day
D
Full moon day as well as new moon day
Question 6 Explanation: 
Full moon day as well as new moon day:Spring tides occur during the full moon and the new moon day
Question 7
Which Manipuri boy brings India's first gold in Wushu after 30 years?
A
Manish Sharma
B
Rohit Prashad Sharma
C
Prabakar Reddy
D
Yengkhom Jason
Question 7 Explanation: 
Manipuri player Yengkhom Jason defeated his Chinese contender in straight rounds and bagged the yellow medal in the 52 Kg category, overcoming the 30 years drought. 17 year old Jason announced India's arrival in Wushu at the world stage. Along with Jason, two Manipuri girls, Malemngangbi and Roshibina who participated at the Junior championship also bagged a silver and a bronze medals, doing Manipur Wushu proud.
Question 8
Which of these mountain ranges is mainly in the US state of California?
A
Adirondacks
B
Rockies
C
Appalachians
D
Sierra Nevada
Question 8 Explanation: 
Sierra Nevada
Question 9
Which of the following city is called as City Of Joy?
A
Delhi
B
Mumbai
C
Kolkata
D
J & K
Question 9 Explanation: 
Kolkata:Kolkata is known for its literary, artistic, and revolutionary heritage, as the former capital of India.It was the birthplace of modern Indian literary, artistic thought and it is rightly called the ''City of Joy'' for the exuberance and vitality it exudes.
Question 10
What US state borders both Kansas and Utah?
A
Colorado
B
Nebraska
C
Wyoming
D
Arkanasas
Question 10 Explanation: 
Colorado
Question 11
The first time that Roger Bannister ran under 4 minutes for a mile at an international meeting was at the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games in Vancouver, B.C. Which country was he representing?
A
USA
B
Austria
C
England
D
India
Question 11 Explanation: 
England
Question 12
If the length of two sides of a right angled triangle measured in inches are prime numbers, and it has two adjacent sides of 12 and 13 inches long, how long must the third side be?
A
17.69
B
5
C
3
D
7
Question 12 Explanation: 
5
Question 13
Where the ancient route known as the Silk Road passed through modern day Uzbekistan which of these cities was in its path?
A
Karakorum
B
Constantinople
C
Samarkand
D
Damascus
Question 13 Explanation: 
Samarkand
Question 14
After stints backing Little Richard and the Isley Brothers, who was discovered leading "Jimmy James and the Blue Flames" at the Cafe Wha? in New York and taken to London on 26 September 1966 to make hit records?
A
Meatloaf
B
PJ Proby
C
Jimi Hendrix
D
James Taylor
Question 14 Explanation: 
Jimi Hendrix
Question 15
T S Eliot's "Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats" (1939) formed the basis for which long-running musical show?
A
Rats
B
Cats
C
Possums
D
Practical Guide to Cat Shows
Question 15 Explanation: 
Cats
Question 16
A mellotron is what kind of musical instrument?
A
String
B
Woodwind
C
Keyboard
D
Brass
Question 16 Explanation: 
Keyboard
There are 16 questions to complete.

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