General knowledge quiz 1739

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
' Controversially Yours' is the autobiography of..........
A
Yuvraj Singh
B
Shoaib Akhtar
C
MS Dhoni
D
Sachin Tendulkar
Question 1 Explanation: 
Shoaib Akhtar:Controversially Yours was written by Shoaib Akhtar.
Question 2
Irish is one of the official languages of the Republic of Ireland. What is the other?
A
Leprechaun
B
Erse
C
French
D
English
Question 2 Explanation: 
English
Question 3
Which of these mountains is in the Swiss Alps?
A
McKinley
B
Everest
C
Kilimanjaro
D
Matterhorn
Question 3 Explanation: 
Matterhorn
Question 4
The killing of 58-year-old Robert Krentz and his dog, shot on 27 March 2010 on his ranch roughly 19 miles (31 km) from the Mexican border, led to increased public support for a bill to combat illegal immigration in which US State?
A
Texas
B
New Mexico
C
Arizona
D
California
Question 4 Explanation: 
Arizona
Question 5
Mewar Award is given by which state?
A
Madhya Pradesh
B
Rajasthan
C
Karntaka
D
Maharshtra
Question 5 Explanation: 
Rajasthan:The Maharana Mewar Award is a State Award. This award has been instituted to honour work of permanent value to those who consider it their duty, like the Diwan of Shri Eklingji still do, to benefit society through services in the field of education, literature, social services, philanthropy and character building activities.
Question 6
When was the revolver, a hand gun with a rifled barrel and a revolving cartridge cylinder, invented?
A
1750
B
1835
C
1680
D
1910
Question 6 Explanation: 
1835
Question 7
New York businessman and gambler Arnold Rothstein was believed to have been behind baseball's Black Sox Scandal, in which the 1919 World Series was fixed, giving the series to which team?
A
New York Giants
B
Cincinnati Reds
C
Cleveland Indians
D
Philadelphia Phillies
Question 7 Explanation: 
Cincinnati Reds
Question 8
Who was appointed captain of Great Britain's Davis Cup team in 2006?
A
Andy Murray
B
Jeremy Bates
C
Buster Mottram
D
John Lloyd
Question 8 Explanation: 
John Lloyd
Question 9
In 1899 Jim Jeffries, the champion at the time, competed against Tom Sharkey on Coney Island, New York, in what discipline?
A
Boxing
B
Fencing
C
Craps
D
Poker
Question 9 Explanation: 
Boxing
Question 10
How many sucker-bearing arms do squids have?
A
8
B
10
C
6
D
12
Question 10 Explanation: 
8
Question 11
What item, originally called the 'Whirlwind', was invented by Ives McGaffey in 1869?
A
Blender
B
Electric mixer
C
Washing machine
D
Vacuum cleaner
Question 12
..........refers to the system in which two are more banks are brought under common control by a device other than the holding company?
A
Chain Banking
B
Group Banking
C
Mixed Banking
D
Branch Banking
Question 12 Explanation: 
Chain Banking refers to the system in which two are more banks are brought under common control by a device other than the holding company.
Question 13
In the comic strip "Peanuts", whose father is a barber?
A
Charlie Brown
B
Linus
C
Pig Pen
D
Schroeder
Question 13 Explanation: 
Charlie Brown
Question 14
..........is the strongest reducing agent
A
K
B
Mg
C
Cu
D
Ag
Question 14 Explanation: 
K:The strongest oxidizing agent is fluorine The strongest reducing agent is Potassium
Question 15
The story of which 1944 film starring Elizabeth Taylor involved a horse called "The Pie"?
A
Mary Poppins
B
Black Beauty
C
The Railway Children
D
National Velvet
Question 15 Explanation: 
National Velvet
Question 16
In 2013 Bhutan pledged to become a 100% organic sovereign country, the first, and alongside the developments by Vedic agriculture expert Dr. A. Thimmaiah has invited international advisers one of whom is...?
A
Environmental activist, Vandana Shiva
B
Dr Pema Gyamtsho
C
Professor Tim Benton
D
Dr. Bevan Morris
Question 16 Explanation: 
Environmental activist, Vandana Shiva
There are 16 questions to complete.

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