General knowledge quiz 169

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which New Zealand driver, in the Chip Ganassi Racing team since 2003, has been the Indycar Series Champion 4 times-2003, 2008, 2013 and 2015?
A
Ryan Hunter-Reay
B
Scott Dixon
C
Bruce McLaren
D
Dario Franchitti
Question 1 Explanation: 
Scott Dixon
Question 2
Which of Galileo's achievements brought him into conflict with the church, resulting in his being confined to his house for the last years of his life?
A
He attempted to measure the speed of light
B
He invented the thermometer
C
He said that the Copernican view of the universe was correct
D
He attempted to measure the weight of air
Question 2 Explanation: 
He said that the Copernican view of the universe was correct
Question 3
Which term is related to Football?
A
Cue
B
Crawl
C
Jab
D
Throw-in
Question 3 Explanation: 
Throw-in:A player performing a throw-in during a game. A throw-in is a method of restarting play in a game of association football when the ball has exited the side of the field
Question 4
What objects feature in the game "Ker-Plunk!"?
A
Marbles and plastic needles
B
Dice
C
Rectangular wooden blocks
D
Disks
Question 4 Explanation: 
Marbles and plastic needles
Question 5
Aimee is the first name of which of these singers?
A
Duffy
B
Madonna
C
Enya
D
Rhianna
Question 5 Explanation: 
Duffy
Question 6
A child's skull found in 1829 in Engis, Belgium, (labelled Engis 2) was eventually recognised as the earliest remains of what to be found?
A
Homo neanderthalensis, or Neanderthals
B
Homo sapiens
C
Denisova hominin
D
Homo floresiensis
Question 6 Explanation: 
Homo neanderthalensis, or Neanderthals
Question 7
Who, with more than 70 million records sold worldwide during a career in seven decades, is the most successful British female solo recording artist according to the Guinness Book of World Records?
A
Sandie Shaw
B
Lulu
C
Petula Clark
D
Mary Hopkin
Question 7 Explanation: 
Petula Clark
Question 8
Whose wife was known as "Tipper"?
A
Richard Nixon
B
Al Gore
C
Jimmy Carter
D
George H W Bush
Question 8 Explanation: 
Al Gore
Question 9
When the Aryans advanced towards India reaching the Ganges and the Yamuna rivers? It was the time of rise of Ganges Civilization.
A
2200 BC
B
1200 BC
C
2000 BC
D
1500 BC
Question 10
Which film was notable for the legal battle that ensued when first Madonna then Kim Basinger backed out of the title role, and for winning a "Worst Director" award for David Lynch at the Golden Raspberry Awards?
A
Skippy Pulls It Off
B
Million Dollar Baby
C
Boxing Helena
D
Rockette IV
Question 10 Explanation: 
Boxing Helena
Question 11
With which sport is Nadia Comaneci associated?
A
Netball
B
Square dancing
C
Gymnastics
D
Diving
Question 11 Explanation: 
Gymnastics
Question 12
The lower limit of perpetual snow in mountains such as the Himalayas is termed as the
A
tree line
B
timber line
C
snow line
D
boundary line
Question 13
Jason Lee Scott, Zack Taylor, Billy Cranston, Trini Kwan and Kimberly Hart were the orignal members of which group?
A
The Tolpuddle Martyrs
B
The Bay City Rollers
C
All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club
D
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers
Question 13 Explanation: 
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers
Question 14
Nobel Prize winner Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin won the prize for, among others, determining the chemical structure of what, which she published in 1949?
A
DNA
B
Benzene
C
Penicillin
D
Vitamin B12
Question 14 Explanation: 
Penicillin
Question 15
Orange Festival celebrated in which country..........
A
Switzerland
B
China
C
Russia
D
Poland
Question 15 Explanation: 
-The Orange Warsaw Festival started the summer festival season in Poland
Question 16
With reference to a cheque which of the following is the 'drawee bank'?
A
The bank that collects the cheque
B
The payee's bank
C
The endorser's bank
D
The bank upon which the cheque is drawn
Question 16 Explanation: 
Drawee is a legal and banking term used to describe the party that has been directed by the depositor to pay a certain sum of money to the person presenting the check or draft. A typical example is if you are cashing a paycheck.
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