General knowledge quiz 1663

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Ansel Adams and Terence Donovan were prominent in what field?
A
High jump
B
Sculpture
C
Photography
D
Boxing
Question 1 Explanation: 
Photography
Question 2
Who was the first Indian to travel in space?
A
Rajesh
B
Rakesh Maria
C
Kapil Sharma
D
Rakesh Sharma
Question 2 Explanation: 
Rakesh Sharma:Rakesh Sharma, AC, Hero of the Soviet Union, is a former Indian Air Force pilot who flew aboard Soyuz T-11, launched April 3, 1984, as part of the Intercosmos programme. Sharma was the first Indian to travel in space
Question 3
BenoIt B. Mandelbrot worked on a wide range of mathematical problems, including mathematical physics and quantitative finance, but is best known as the father of what?
A
Fractal geometry
B
Calculus
C
Geometry
D
Trigonometry
Question 3 Explanation: 
Fractal geometry
Question 4
Isotopes are separated by
A
crystallisation
B
sublimation
C
distillation
D
filtration
Question 5
Which of the following is also called as ''Lighthouse of the Mediterranean''?
A
Sardinia Island
B
Ischia Island
C
Capri Island
D
Sicily Island
Question 5 Explanation: 
Sicily Island:Stromboli is a small island in the Tyrrhenian Sea, off the north coast of Sicily, containing one of the three active volcanoes in Italy. The volcano has erupted many times and is constantly active with minor eruptions, often visible from many points on the island and from the surrounding sea, giving rise to the island's nickname ''Lighthouse of the Mediterranean''
Question 6
Whose services, at least originally, did competitors in an archery contest need?
A
Farrier
B
Fletcher
C
Farnarkler
D
Flan-maker
Question 6 Explanation: 
Fletcher
Question 7
When is the Rabbinical Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah, observed?
A
On the 15th day of Elul
B
5 days before Yom Kippur
C
163 days after the first day of Passover
D
On the 1st day of Elul
Question 7 Explanation: 
163 days after the first day of Passover
Question 8
The DBTL scheme for LPG customers PAHAL was launched in..........
A
2014
B
2013
C
2015
D
2012
Question 8 Explanation: 
2014:The Direct Benefit transfer of LPG (DBTL) scheme PAHAL (Pratyaksh Hanstantrit Labh) has been re-launched in 54 districts on 15.11.2014 in the 1st Phase and will be launched in the rest of the 622 districts of the country on 1.1.2015.
Question 9
What was the name of a comic strip created by George McManus that ran from January 1913 to May 2000 about an Irishman, Jiggs, who comes into wealth in the USA but wants to live much as he used to?
A
Blondie
B
Dennis the Menace
C
Garfield
D
Bringing Up Father
Question 9 Explanation: 
Bringing Up Father
Question 10
In April 1969, Pope Paul VI approved the "new Order of Mass" (promulgated in 1970), which included radical changes to Catholic Church rituals. Which of these was not one of them?
A
3 new Eucharistic Prayers to what was up to then a single Roman Canon
B
Banning of genuflection
C
Approval for the use of languages other than Latin
D
Reintroduction of prayers that had become disused (e.g. the Prayer of the Faithful)
Question 10 Explanation: 
Banning of genuflection
Question 11
The first Indian Communication Satellite..........was launched on 19th June 198
A
1.Rohini
B
Bhaskara
C
Aryabhata
D
APPLE
Question 11 Explanation: 
APPLE:APPLE (Ariane Passenger Payload Experiment) launched from South America
Question 12
A well-known Scottish actor, born Anthony Robert McMillan, took his stage name in honour of which jazz musician?
A
Charlie Parker
B
John Coltrane
C
Johnny Hodges
D
Thelonius Monk
Question 12 Explanation: 
John Coltrane
Question 13
In May 2010, a vending machine was installed in the foyer of the prestigious Emirates Palace hotel in Abu Dhabi to dispense what?
A
Contraceptives
B
Gold
C
Coca Cola
D
M & Ms
Question 13 Explanation: 
Gold
Question 14
Which company designed the "safety pin dress" worn by Liz Hurley to a 1994 Los Angeles film premiere?
A
Mary Quant
B
Armani
C
Dior
D
Versace
Question 14 Explanation: 
Versace
Question 15
Which of these was an influential American painter and a major figure in the abstract expressionist movement who in 1945 married Lee Krasner, an important influence on his career?
A
Andy Warhol
B
Mark Rothko
C
Edward Hopper
D
Jackson Pollock
Question 15 Explanation: 
Jackson Pollock
Question 16
What British television programme starring Stephen Fry, based in a small Norfolk town (where the local pub is called the "Startled Duck"), was cancelled after 3 series?
A
Commonwealth
B
Realm
C
Empire
D
Kingdom
Question 16 Explanation: 
Kingdom
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