General knowledge quiz 238

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Abraham Ortelius, a Flemish cartographer and geographer, is generally recognised as the creator of the first what in 1570?
A
Modern atlas
B
Internal combustion engine
C
Radio telescope
D
Machine gun
Question 1 Explanation: 
Modern atlas
Question 2
Which of these curries is the hottest?
A
Roghan josh
B
Vindaloo
C
Korma
D
Madras
Question 2 Explanation: 
Vindaloo
Question 3
The first nuclear reactor was built in 1942 in which US city?
A
Las Vegas
B
Chicago
C
Phoenix
D
Dallas
Question 3 Explanation: 
Chicago
Question 4
Nalanda University was founded by..........
A
Chandragupta
B
Skandagupta
C
Kumaragupta
D
Samudragupta
Question 4 Explanation: 
Kumaragupta:Nalanda University was founded by Kumaragupta I during the Gupta period. It was patronised by his successors and later by Harsha. Hiuen Tsang gives a very valuable account of the Nalanda University. The term Nalanda means ''giver of knowledge''.
Question 5
Man Booker Prize for 2015 is awarded to
A
Sunjeev Sahota
B
Marlon James
C
Laszlo Krasznahorkai
D
Richard Flangan
Question 5 Explanation: 
s:Marlon James is the first Jamaican author to win the Man Booker Prize for his book 'A Brief History of Seven Killings (Novel)'
Question 6
In 1928 Amelia Earhart received the U.S. Distinguished Flying Cross for what?
A
Highest flight by a female aviator
B
She was the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean
C
She was the first woman to fly solo across the North American continent and back
D
She set a world altitude record of 18, 415 feet (5, 613 m)
Question 6 Explanation: 
She was the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean
Question 7
Name the village of Haryana which has planned to begin their day by listening to the national anthem at 8am?
A
Ambala village
B
Bhanakpur village
C
Gurugram village
D
Hisar village
Question 7 Explanation: 
The residents of Bhanakpur village in Faridabad district plan to begin their day by listening to the national anthem at 8am. Bhanakpur panchayat has installed 20 loudspeakers to help over 5, 000 villagers sing the national anthem. The village has also installed 22 CCTV cameras. This village become first in Haryana and second in India to introduce the system. Jammikunta become the first village has implemented this system.
Question 8
What gas is the main component of the atmosphere of the planet Mars?
A
Carbon dioxide
B
Oxygen
C
Hydrogen
D
Xenon
Question 8 Explanation: 
Carbon dioxide
Question 9
Which of the following is located in USA?
A
Wembley
B
Memorial Stadium
C
Ben Hill Griffin Stadium
D
Soccer City Stadium
Question 9 Explanation: 
Ben Hill Griffin Stadium:Ben Hill Griffin Stadium at Florida Field, popularly known as ''The Swamp'', is the football stadium for the University of Florida and the home field of the university's Florida Gators football team.
Question 10
Which of these was a singer who died at the Landmark Motor Hotel, Los Angeles, officially from an overdose of heroin, possibly combined with the effects of alcohol?
A
Jim Morrison
B
Jimi Hendrix
C
Janis Joplin
D
James Brown
Question 10 Explanation: 
Janis Joplin
Question 11
Who won the Mexican Grand Prix title 2017?
A
Daniel Ricciardo
B
Nico Rosberg
C
Sachin Keiner
D
Max Verstappen
Question 11 Explanation: 
Max Verstappen of Red Bull team won the Mexican Grand Prix, at Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez racetrack, in Mexico. This is his third victory in Formula 1.
Question 12
Which film starring Russell Crowe, Helen Mirren and Ben Affleck is a remake of a 2003 BBC TV mini-series of the same name?
A
Stand By Me
B
Heart of Darkness
C
The Name of the Game
D
State of Play
Question 12 Explanation: 
State of Play
Question 13
Libya borders which sea?
A
Red Sea
B
Dead Sea
C
Black Sea
D
Mediterranean Sea
Question 13 Explanation: 
Mediterranean Sea
Question 14
Where did the Spring of Nations, or the Year of Revolutions, happen in 1848?
A
Europe
B
Chile
C
North America
D
Scandinavia
Question 14 Explanation: 
Europe
Question 15
'Prabhat'-an extra early variety of which crop?
A
Sugercane
B
Rice
C
Maize
D
Gram
Question 15 Explanation: 
Gram:'Prabhat'-an extra early variety of Red Gram.. Prabhat, which arose as segregant from variety T-21, matures in 110 to 115 days. The plant type is determinate, bunchy, flat-topped.
Question 16
2017 Man Booker International Prize won by which Israeli author?
A
David Grossman
B
Benjamin Netanyahu
C
Aharon Appelfeld
D
Gila Almagor
Question 16 Explanation: 
David Grossman
There are 16 questions to complete.

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