General knowledge quiz 1675

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
A proof of what major mathematics problem was given by Grigori Perelman in 2003, resulting in his being selected to receive the Fields Medal and being awarded the Millennium prize in March 2010?
A
Poincare conjecture
B
P versus NP problem
C
Hodge's theorem
D
Riemann hypothesis
Question 1 Explanation: 
Poincare conjecture
Question 2
What was the capital of the Portuguese empire from 1808 to 1815?
A
Madeira
B
Lisbon
C
Oporto
D
Rio de Janeiro
Question 2 Explanation: 
Rio de Janeiro
Question 3
The novel 'A Horse Walks into a Bar' has been written by whom?
A
David Foster Wallace
B
Jonathan Cape
C
Alfred A. Knopf
D
David Grossman
Question 3 Explanation: 
David Grossman:'A Horse Walks into a Bar' is a novel by Israeli author David Grossman. First published in Hebrew in 2014 by Ha'kibbutz Ha'meuchad as Sus echad nichnas lebar, the book was translated into English by Jessica Cohen, and published in the UK by Jonathan Cape in November 2016 and in the US by Alfred A. Knopf in February 2017
Question 4
The process that involves the eroded material being dissolved and carried along in water as individual ions is called
A
solution
B
suspension
C
saltation
D
traction
Question 5
Magnesium sulphate is also known as
A
Sugar Salt
B
Balck Salt
C
Bitter Salt
D
Table Salt
Question 5 Explanation: 
Bitter Salt:Magnesium sulfate is an inorganic salt containing magnesium, sulfur and oxygen, with the formula MgSO4. It is also known as Bitter Salt.
Question 6
The province of Limpopo in South Africa borders what other countries?
A
None, it is entirely within South Africa
B
Zimbabwe and Mozambique
C
Botswana and Zimbabwe
D
Botswana, Zimbabwe and Mozambique
Question 6 Explanation: 
Botswana, Zimbabwe and Mozambique
Question 7
Who played the title role in the 1975 film "The Man Who Fell to Earth"?
A
Mick Jagger
B
David Bowie
C
Roger Daltrey
D
Ringo Starr
Question 7 Explanation: 
David Bowie
Question 8
What kind of kite flying was banned in 2000 in the Punjab in India?
A
Flying other than at an official festival
B
Flying kites of Disney characters
C
Flying near airports
D
A kite with metallic wire, or any thread coated with sharp material
Question 8 Explanation: 
A kite with metallic wire, or any thread coated with sharp material
Question 9
A book by D H Lawrence that caused controversy in the 1960s is "Lady Chatterley's..." what?
A
Flatulence
B
Bicycle
C
Lingerie
D
Lover
Question 9 Explanation: 
Lover
Question 10
Three shepherd children had sightings of the Virgin Mary on the 13th day of 6 consecutive months in 1917, starting on 13 May, near a town called Fatima, which is in what country?
A
Portugal
B
Turkey
C
Cyprus
D
Italy
Question 10 Explanation: 
Portugal
Question 11
What sign of the zodiac is represented by a bull?
A
Gemini
B
Pisces
C
Taurus
D
Cancer
Question 11 Explanation: 
Taurus
Question 12
Who was the last English king to be executed?
A
George VI
B
Charles II
C
Edward VIII
D
Charles I
Question 12 Explanation: 
Charles I
Question 13
What is the overall name for a branch of applied mathematics used to study behaviour in strategic situations, in which an individual's success in making choices depends on the choices of others?
A
Game theory
B
Von Neumann's examination of mixed strategy equilibria
C
Logarithmics
D
Minimax mixed strategy
Question 13 Explanation: 
Game theory
Question 14
Sanjay Manjrekar's autobiography 'Imperfect' was released by..........?
A
Vibha Padalkar
B
Amitabh Chaudhary
C
Munish Sharda
D
DilipVengsarkar
Question 14 Explanation: 
Sanjay Manjrekar launched his autobiography named 'Imperfect', in Mumbai. The book 'Imperfect' was released by DilipVengsarkar, Sanjay Manjrekar's first international captain. The book was published by Harper Collins. Sanjay Manjrekar has played 37 Test matches. His first test appearance was in the Delhi Test against the West Indies.
Question 15
What is the main language of the city of Abidjan?
A
Berber
B
English
C
Portuguese
D
French
Question 15 Explanation: 
French
Question 16
Which of these has the most legs?
A
Stool
B
Ant
C
Hen
D
Cat
Question 16 Explanation: 
Ant
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