General knowledge quiz 1702

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of these was a famous lexicographer?
A
Daniel Webster
B
Noah Webster
C
John Webster
D
Aaron Webster
Question 1 Explanation: 
Noah Webster
Question 2
May 3 observed as..........
A
International Nurses Day
B
World Laughter Day
C
World Press Freedom Day
D
World No Tobacco Day
Question 3
Fitch is the credit rating agency in..........
A
Europe
B
UK
C
USA
D
China
Question 3 Explanation: 
USA
Question 4
Angle of friction and angle of repose are
A
Equal
B
Different
C
Can't tel
D
Depend upon the medium
Question 4 Explanation: 
Equal:$\tan\theta$ = $\tan\alpha$ ($\tan\alpha = \mu)$ where '$\alpha$' is the angle of friction $\theta = \alpha$ Angle of repose is equal to angle of friction.
Question 5
Which of these fictional characters was created by Ruth Rendell?
A
Superintendent Jack Meadows
B
Chief Inspector Dreyfus
C
Inspector Morse
D
Detective Inspector Wexford
Question 5 Explanation: 
Detective Inspector Wexford
Question 6
What English folk singer, songwriter, and musician whose primary musical instruments are the violin, the tenor guitar, the banjo and the viola, was brought up in the village of Buckland Monachorum, near Yelverton, Devon, produced 4 solo studio albums ("The Punch Bowl", "Kitty Jay", "Freedom Fields" & "Poor Man's Heaven") between 2002 and 2008, and in February 2007 won Singer of the Year and Best Album awards at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards?
A
Seth Lakeman
B
Ozzy Osbourne
C
Billy Bragg
D
Robert Plant
Question 6 Explanation: 
Seth Lakeman
Question 7
''Water ATM project''was launched in which Indian state?
A
Odisha
B
West Bengal
C
Goa
D
Gujarat
Question 7 Explanation: 
West Bengal Panchayat and Rural Development and Public Health Engineering minister Subrata Mukherjee announced the launch of water ATM project to ensure bacteria-free drinking water in schools.Water ATMs are being set up in the city and suburbs of West Bengal. The machines are made in Germany. Pilot projects have been launched in some parts of Kolkata already. Nearly 50 water ATMs are to be set up in Kolkata. Mainly, schools and hospitals will be covered under this project. This project is carried out with the help of Japan International Cooperation Agency, the Asian Development Bank and the World Bank.
Question 8
The Rail Wheel Factory is located in..........
A
Chittaranjan
B
Bengaluru
C
Gwailor
D
Mumbai
Question 8 Explanation: 
Bengaluru:Rail Wheel Factory is a manufacturing unit of Indian Railways, producing wheels, axles and wheel sets of railroad wagons, coaches and locomotives for the use of Indian Railways and overseas customers is situated at Yelahanka, Bangalore
Question 9
How did the leotard get its name?
A
The inventor was Jules Leotard
B
It makes the wearer feel leonine
C
It was originally used to dress leopards in circuses
D
It forced the wearer to walk slowly
Question 9 Explanation: 
The inventor was Jules Leotard
Question 10
Which country trained eagles in 2016 to intercept and take down drones which are believed to be posing a danger to the public?
A
UK
B
The Netherlands
C
New Zealand
D
Sweden
Question 10 Explanation: 
The Netherlands
Question 11
Yerevan is the capital city of..........
A
Guam
B
Armenia
C
Chad
D
Algeria
Question 11 Explanation: 
Armenia
Question 12
Where is the incus found in the human body?
A
The big toe
B
The ring finger
C
Ear
D
The base of the spine
Question 12 Explanation: 
Ear
Question 13
Where did the Saffron revolution happen?
A
Georgia
B
Colombia
C
Thailand
D
Burma
Question 13 Explanation: 
Burma
Question 14
What was the blue dye used by the ancient Britons as battle paint?
A
Mead
B
Loam
C
Peat
D
Woad
Question 14 Explanation: 
Woad
Question 15
Whose theme song was "Thanks For The Memory"?
A
Dean Martin
B
Frank Sinatra
C
Bob Hope
D
Bing Crosby
Question 15 Explanation: 
Bob Hope
Question 16
In 1984, Muhammad Ali was diagnosed with what disorder?
A
Multiple sclerosis (MS)
B
Alzheimer's disease
C
Parkinson's disease
D
Myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME)
Question 16 Explanation: 
Parkinson's disease
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