General knowledge quiz 1780

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
A common phrase used in the 20th century to refer to subversive communist activities was "reds under the..." what?
A
Eaves
B
Bed
C
Roof
D
Hedge
Question 1 Explanation: 
Bed
Question 2
Who among the following is the winners of the Nobel Prize 2015 in chemistry?
A
Takaaki Kajita
B
Angus Deaton
C
Paul Modrich
D
Willaim C. Campbell
Question 2 Explanation: 
The winners of the Nobel Prize 2015 in chemistry are Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich and Aziz Sancar.The Nobel prize was awarded ''for mechanistic studies of DNA repair
Question 3
Who plays Preston Burke in the US TV series "Grey's Anatomy"?
A
James Pickens, Jr.
B
Justin Chambers
C
Patrick Dempsey
D
Isaiah Washington
Question 3 Explanation: 
Isaiah Washington
Question 4
The constitution of which country is the world's oldest still in effect?
A
Liechtenstein
B
San Marino
C
Andorra
D
Monaco
Question 4 Explanation: 
San Marino
Question 5
Who, in 363 CE, ordered the burning of the celebrated, more than 500 year old, Royal Library of Antioch?
A
Emperor Constantine I
B
Emperor Julian
C
Emperor Jovian
D
Attila the Hun
Question 5 Explanation: 
Emperor Jovian
Question 6
What gas is used to make carbonated soft drinks and soda water?
A
Helium
B
Carbon dioxide
C
Nitrous oxide
D
Methane
Question 6 Explanation: 
Carbon dioxide
Question 7
K Shyam Kumar associated with which sport?
A
Cricket
B
Weightlifting
C
Boxing
D
Tennis
Question 7 Explanation: 
Boxing
Question 8
Which opera shocked audiences at its premiere due to a combination of a biblical theme, the erotic and the murderous, especially "The Dance of the Seven Veils" and the heroine making necrophiliac love?
A
"Salome" by Richard Strauss
B
"Hansel and Gretel" by Engelbert Humperdinck
C
"La Traviata" by Giuseppe Verdi
D
"Les Dialogues des Carmelites" by Poulenc
Question 8 Explanation: 
"Salome" by Richard Strauss
Question 9
"Treason" is what sort of word in relation to "senator"?
A
Anagram
B
Antonym
C
Oxymoron
D
Palindrome
Question 9 Explanation: 
Anagram
Question 10
Which of these was a leading figure in the Spanish Inquisition?
A
Maximilien Robespierre
B
Tomas de Torquemada
C
Girolamo Savonarola
D
Cosimo de' Medici
Question 10 Explanation: 
Tomas de Torquemada
Question 11
What term for a style of post-Impressionist painting with bold and flat forms separated by dark contours, a famous example odf which is Paul Gauguin's "The Yellow Christ" (1889), was coined by critic Edouard Dujardin in 1888?
A
Art Nouveau
B
Cloisonnism
C
Jugendstil
D
Pointillism
Question 11 Explanation: 
Cloisonnism
Question 12
Each year World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day is celebrated on
A
May 8
B
May 18
C
June 8
D
June 18
Question 13
The major countries of central America are
A
Belize, Costa Rica, Panama
B
China, Taiwan, Japan
C
Iran, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait
D
All of the above
Question 14
What is the mobile application launched by Eastern Railway for the security of passengers, especially women, in Kolkata and suburban areas of Eastern Railway Zone?
A
RAIL-MITRA
B
R-MITRA
C
SR-MITRA
D
SR-MITHRA
Question 14 Explanation: 
Eastern Railway has launched a mobile application named ''R-MITRA'' (Railway Mobile Instant Tracking Response & Assistance) for security of passengers, especially women, in Kolkata and suburban areas of Eastern Railway Zone. R-MITRA will provide security and timely security related assistance to passengers within the jurisdiction of Eastern Railway. Prevention and detection of crime against passengers over Railways is carried out by Government Railway Police (GRP). Railway Protection Force (RPF) supports the efforts of states to provide security over Railways.
Question 15
On October 24, 1901, 63-year-old Michigan school teacher Annie Edson Taylor was the first person to go where in a barrel?
A
Over Niagara Falls
B
Down the Mississippi River
C
Off the top of the Empire State Building
D
Down Pike's Peak
Question 15 Explanation: 
Over Niagara Falls
Question 16
Who was chosen for Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development for the year 2017?
A
Sonia Gandhi
B
Narendra Modi
C
Dr. Manmohan Singh
D
Chidambaram
Question 16 Explanation: 
Former Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh has been chosen for Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development for the year 2017. Dr. Manmohan Singh has been chosen for achievements during his term as Prime Minister of India between 2004 and 2014. As per the jury, Dr. Manmohan Singh has been chosen for this award for his contributions to introduce reforms in India economy, for strengthening India's image in world politics and for improving India's relations with neighbouring countries.
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