General knowledge quiz 1704

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
After the Battle of Landriano, French monarch Francois I was forced to concede defeat in which war?
A
The War of the League of Burgundy
B
The War of the League of Cognac
C
The War of the League of Brandy
D
The War of the League of Champagne
Question 1 Explanation: 
The War of the League of Cognac
Question 2
What George Westinghouse invented?
A
Light bulb
B
Electric razor
C
Refrigerator
D
Railway air brakes
Question 2 Explanation: 
Invented in 1868.
Question 3
Which city, previously the Roman town of Vindobona, became the capital of the Duchy of Austria in 1156 and the capital of Hapsburg power base in the 13th century?
A
Strasbourg
B
Vienna
C
Uberlingen
D
Bayreuth
Question 3 Explanation: 
Vienna
Question 4
Which actor and musician, born in 1935, won a scholarship to study organ at Magdalen College, Oxford?
A
Jonathan Miller
B
Alan Bennett
C
Peter Cook
D
Dudley Moore
Question 4 Explanation: 
Dudley Moore
Question 5
The line "A horse, a horse, my kingdom for a horse" is from which play?
A
Richard III
B
King Lear
C
Troilus and Cressida
D
The Tempest
Question 5 Explanation: 
Richard III
Question 6
Which Earl of Essex, after being sent to Ireland as Governor-General in 1599, being briefly imprisoned and leading a rebellion against Queen Eliabeth I, was executed in 1601?
A
Robert Devereux
B
Geoffrey de Mandeville
C
Richard de Coverley
D
Peter de Wint
Question 6 Explanation: 
Robert Devereux
Question 7
'Manu' was the nickname of..........
A
Rani Lakshmi Bai
B
Bahadur Shah
C
VD Savarkar
D
Annie Besant
Question 7 Explanation: 
Rani Lakshmi Bai:Rani Lakshmibai, famously known as 'Jhansi Ki Rani'.Nick Name was Manu also Known as Lakshmi Bai, Manikarnika and Rani of Jhansi.
Question 8
How many sides does a trapezoid have?
A
6
B
2
C
4
D
8
Question 8 Explanation: 
4
Question 9
Kamlesh Mehta was associated with which games/sports?
A
Hockey
B
Golf
C
Table Tennis
D
Chess
Question 10
In which of the following dance forms 'Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra' is associated with?
A
Odissi
B
Bharathanatiyam
C
Kathak
D
Kathakali
Question 10 Explanation: 
Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra (January 26, 1924-April 7, 2004) was an Indian classical dancer, guru and proponent of Odissi dance, who is credited for the revival of the classical dance form in the 20th century.
Question 11
Which of these is a disease caused by a lack of Vitamin B1, characterised by inflammation of the peripheral nerves with subsequent paralysis, dropsy and heart failure?
A
Malaria
B
Mumps
C
Beri-beri
D
Whooping cough
Question 11 Explanation: 
Beri-beri
Question 12
Which of the following is the lightest metal?
A
Lead
B
Platinum
C
Microlattice
D
Lithium
Question 12 Explanation: 
Microlattice:The new metal, called Microlattice, is 100 times lighter than styrofoam and 99.9 percent air. Yes air. It's made of interconnected hollow metal tubes made of nickel about 100 nanometers thick, that's 1, 000 times thinner than a human hair
Question 13
What is historiography?
A
Letters to historians
B
Study of old calligraphy
C
Ancient graffiti
D
Writing history with critically examined sources, and testable materials and synthesis
Question 13 Explanation: 
Writing history with critically examined sources, and testable materials and synthesis
Question 14
Where was the 2012 annual G8 leaders summit held?
A
Brazil
B
China
C
USA
D
South Africa
Question 14 Explanation: 
USA
Question 15
The design specification for the Ford GT40, which won the Le Mans 24 Hour race four years in a row, specified that car be a maximum of..........?
A
40 inches high
B
40 centimetres high
C
40 inches long
D
4.0 metres long
Question 15 Explanation: 
40 inches high
Question 16
Early in November 2010, the Pope made a speech in which he relaxed the church's rules on what?
A
Divorce
B
Contraceptives
C
Fasting during Lent
D
Attendance at church
Question 16 Explanation: 
Contraceptives
There are 16 questions to complete.

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