General knowledge quiz 263

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which country has launched the first public immunization programme against Dengue fever?
A
Norway
B
United States
C
China
D
Brazil
Question 1 Explanation: 
Brazil launched the first public immunization programme in the Americas against dengue fever, where 500, 000 people to be injected with the world's first authorized vaccine against the disease.
Question 2
Sanjay Dutt, a noted film actor was held under
A
TADA
B
Narcotics Act
C
Act 302
D
Anti-Defection Act
Question 3
The sacred place for Buddhists is
A
Lumbini (Nepal) where Buddha was born
B
Bodh Gaya (Bihar) where Buddha received enlightenment
C
Kusinagara (UP) where Buddha attained Nirvana
D
All of the above
Question 4
Where was the 1825 Decembrist Uprising?
A
China
B
Russia
C
France
D
UK
Question 4 Explanation: 
Russia
Question 5
Who, though he died at 35, wrote over 600 works including 23 string quartets, 5 string quintets, 21 piano concertos and 19 operas?
A
Bach
B
Beethoven
C
Mozart
D
Ravel
Question 5 Explanation: 
Mozart
Question 6
In the music industry, what does an A & R man do?
A
Looks after accommodation and refreshments
B
Looks after amplifiers, road managers and technical crew
C
Monitors levels of affect and response in the audience
D
Looks after artists and repertoire
Question 6 Explanation: 
Looks after artists and repertoire
Question 7
Who was the Roman god of the sea?
A
Mercury
B
Neptune
C
Venus
D
Mars
Question 7 Explanation: 
Neptune
Question 8
Tamiflu is front line drug against..........
A
AIDS
B
Bird Flu
C
Swine Flu
D
Cancer
Question 8 Explanation: 
Bird Flu:Tamiflu, one of the front-line drugs against bBrd flu, can kill, a new warning from America's drug regulator
Question 9
What genre best describes the 1967-72 UK TV series Callan?
A
Romcom
B
Spy
C
Medical drama
D
Documentary
Question 9 Explanation: 
Spy
Question 10
What is one of the unique things about the Book of the Dun Cow?
A
It is the oldest extant manuscript written entirely in the Irish language
B
It is the oldest known written manual of animal husbandry
C
It is the second book printed in Europe with moveable metal type in 1355 CE
D
It was carved in meteorite iron
Question 10 Explanation: 
It is the oldest extant manuscript written entirely in the Irish language
Question 11
In cricket, what term is used to describe the situation when a batsman is "out" for no score in both innings of the same two-innings match?
A
Golden duck
B
Bronze duck
C
Silver duck
D
Pair
Question 11 Explanation: 
Pair
Question 12
Pulakeshin II was the most famous ruler of the
A
Sui dynasty
B
Pallavas dynasty
C
Chalukya dynasty
D
Cholas dynasty
Question 12 Explanation: 
Pulakeshin II, also spelt Pulakesi II and Pulikeshi II, was the most famous ruler of the Chalukya dynasty. During his reign, the Chalukyas of Badami saw their kingdom extend over most of the Deccan
Question 13
What is one of the characteristics of social organisation among the East African naked mole rat?
A
Families dig burrows close together in villages and share broodcare and guard duties
B
They are solitary, associating only to mate
C
Groups, or prides, consist of a single male and several females and nursing young
D
Colonies have a single productive female, or queen
Question 13 Explanation: 
Colonies have a single productive female, or queen
Question 14
India's first ocean wave's energy project was launched in
A
1981
B
1991
C
1995
D
2000
Question 15
Ilyushin is a make of Russian what?
A
Car
B
Aeroplane
C
Machine gun
D
Refrigerator
Question 15 Explanation: 
Aeroplane
Question 16
The Owl and the Pussycat sailed away to the land where what grows?
A
The hash hound
B
The bogart bush
C
The royal reefer
D
The bong tree
Question 16 Explanation: 
The bong tree
There are 16 questions to complete.

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