General knowledge quiz 268

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Who is the author of the book 'Beyond the Dream Girl'?
A
Anita Desai
B
Vikram Seth
C
Ruskin Bond
D
Ram Kamal Mukherjee
Question 1 Explanation: 
Ram Kamal Mukherjee
Question 2
The world's first robot lawyer named..........has been employed by a US law firm BakerHostetler.
A
GERTY
B
ROSS
C
BOSS
D
CLANK
Question 2 Explanation: 
ROSS:The world's first robot lawyer named 'ROSS' has been employed by a US law firm Baker Hostetler. The 'ROSS' robot is built upon IBM's cognitive computer Watson. It will function using Watson's cognitive computing and natural language processing capabilities.
Question 3
If you were to sail directly south from Los Angeles, USA, where would you find yourself?
A
Chile
B
Antarctica
C
Ecuador
D
Australia
Question 3 Explanation: 
Antarctica
Question 4
Suu Kyi, who was sentenced to home detention for six years in 2003, is the Leader of the Opposition in which country?
A
Myanmar
B
Indonesia
C
Singapore
D
Cambodia
Question 4 Explanation: 
Myanmar
Question 5
What is a word for a computer user's representation of themselves, usually in the form of a three-dimensional model used in computer games?
A
Scimitar
B
Titanic
C
Tragic
D
Avatar
Question 5 Explanation: 
Avatar
Question 6
In which state Kamlang Wildlife Sanctuary is located?
A
New Delhi
B
Haryana
C
Arunachal Pradesh
D
West Bengal
Question 6 Explanation: 
Arunachal Pradesh:The Kamlang Wildlife Sanctuary, established in 1989, is rich in flora and fauna. It is situated in the Lohit District of the northeastern Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh
Question 7
From 752 BCE to 664 BCE the Kings of Kush in Nubia, ruled over what other area as well?
A
Kenya
B
Ethiopia
C
Libya
D
Egypt
Question 7 Explanation: 
Egypt
Question 8
Which of the following is most useful for measuring the shortest distance between two places on the earth and path between them?
A
Atlas map
B
Thematic maps
C
Wall maps
D
Globe
Question 9
What did Emal Fraze invent in 1959 (and patented in 1963)?
A
The jolly jumper for babies
B
The solar battery
C
Intermodal containers
D
The ring pull-tab on drink cans
Question 9 Explanation: 
The ring pull-tab on drink cans
Question 10
King George III signed The Instrument of Foundation on 10 December 1768 for (and made large grants from his private funds to) which independent, privately funded institution?
A
The Chartered Institute for IT
B
The Royal Academy of Arts
C
The Geological Society of London
D
The Royal Society of Chemistry
Question 10 Explanation: 
The Royal Academy of Arts
Question 11
What is a "quandong"?
A
Oil obtained from a rubber plant
B
A Vietnamese boat
C
An Indian item of clothing
D
A fruit from Australia
Question 11 Explanation: 
A fruit from Australia
Question 12
With what were the names of Reinhart and Rogoff particularly associated in 2010?
A
Windows 10
B
Writing the lyrics of the Bruno Mars hit "Just the Way You Are"
C
Adoption of national austerity policies
D
Rescue work after the earthquake in Haiti
Question 12 Explanation: 
Adoption of national austerity policies
Question 13
When is The Sundance Film Festival, that began in 1978 as the Utah/US Film Festival, held annually?
A
June
B
September
C
March
D
January
Question 13 Explanation: 
January
Question 14
In 2015 Baron Coe became President of which organisation?
A
World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)
B
International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF)
C
Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA)
D
International Olympic Committee (IOC)
Question 14 Explanation: 
International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF)
Question 15
In 1971 Alan Shepard fired two balls on the surface of the moonin which sporting code?
A
Basketball
B
Golf
C
Target shooting
D
Baseball
Question 15 Explanation: 
Golf
Question 16
Where are the Carpathian Mountains?
A
South East Asia
B
Central and Eastern Europe
C
Eastern South America
D
Alaska
Question 16 Explanation: 
Central and Eastern Europe
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