General knowledge quiz 278

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Who worked at Betchley Park in World War II as one of the Enigma codebreakers and became known as "the father of modern computer science"?
A
Alan Turing
B
Charles Babbage
C
Ada Lovelace
D
Blaise Pascal
Question 1 Explanation: 
Alan Turing
Question 2
In which game do players take the roles of children sneaking to the refrigerator?
A
Myst
B
Flippopotamus
C
Sorry!
D
Don't Wake Daddy
Question 2 Explanation: 
Don't Wake Daddy
Question 3
In 2016, Jami Goldman Marseilles, became the first female what to finish the Boston Marathon?
A
Wheelchair competitor
B
Double below-the-knee amputee
C
Below 4.92 ft (1.5 m) tall
D
In a burqa
Question 3 Explanation: 
Double below-the-knee amputee
Question 4
Geet Sethi has made a mark in
A
Billiards
B
Shooting
C
Chess
D
Golf
Question 5
Kohei Uchimura from Japan was the gold medallist at the 2012 and the 2016 Summer Olympics in what?
A
Marathon
B
Dressage
C
Individual All-round artistic gymnastics
D
3 m springboard diving
Question 5 Explanation: 
Individual All-round artistic gymnastics
Question 6
In the 2009 British Open golf tournament, Stewart Cink and Tom Watson had to play how many extra holes to decide the winner?
A
4
B
3
C
2
D
1
Question 6 Explanation: 
4
Question 7
Noisette chocolate tastes of what kind of nut?
A
Hazel
B
Pine
C
Pea
D
Wal
Question 7 Explanation: 
Hazel
Question 8
The FDI limit in insurance sector is..........
A
47%
B
49%
C
50%
D
26%
Question 8 Explanation: 
Government mulling 49% FDI in insurance sector via automatic route. Currently, FDI up to 26 per cent is permitted through automatic approval route. For FDI up to 49 per cent, the approval of Foreign Investment Promotion Board is required.
Question 9
World's largest blue star sapphire weighing 1404.49 carats has been found in which country?
A
China
B
Sri Lanka
C
Russia
D
Africa
Question 9 Explanation: 
-The world's largest blue star sapphire, weighing 1404.49 carets and valued at an astonishing $100 million, has been found in a mine in Sri Lanka.
Question 10
Which of these was a famous film star 1947 until her death in 1962?
A
Marilyn Manson
B
H H Munro
C
James Monroe
D
Marilyn Monroe
Question 10 Explanation: 
Marilyn Monroe
Question 11
Which Article of the Indian Constitution guarantees rights to arrested persons?
A
Article 22
B
Article 35
C
Article 20
D
Article 42
Question 11 Explanation: 
Article 22:Article 22 proceeds to guarantee certain fundamental rights to every arrested person.
Question 12
Who among the following is not a recipient of 'Dada Saheb Phalke' Award?
A
Ramanand Sagar
B
Raj Kapoor
C
V. Shantaram
D
Ashok Kumar
Question 13
Who are most likey to perform a "pas de deux"?
A
Bullfighters
B
Ballet dancers
C
Horses
D
Opera singers
Question 13 Explanation: 
Ballet dancers
Question 14
The Wright Brothers' first powered flight, in 1903, took place where?
A
Kitty Hawk
B
Puppy Eagle
C
Camel Sparrow
D
Mouse Thrush
Question 14 Explanation: 
Kitty Hawk
Question 15
In Greek mythology, who thought up the idea of the Trojan Horse?
A
Priam
B
Odysseus
C
Hector
D
Paris
Question 15 Explanation: 
Odysseus
Question 16
The weather satellite INSAT-3DR was launched in which year?
A
2014
B
2015
C
2016
D
2017
Question 16 Explanation: 
2016:INSAT-3DR is an Indian weather satellite built by the Indian Space Research Organisation and operated by the Indian National Satellite System
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