General knowledge quiz 290

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
A "moog" was what type of instrument?
A
Gong
B
Theremin
C
Drum
D
Synthesizer
Question 1 Explanation: 
Synthesizer
Question 2
In 2001, who began a relationship with director Tim Burton with whom she has two children:Billy (born 2003) and Nell (born 2007)?
A
Helena Bonham Carter
B
Susan Sarandon
C
Julia Roberts
D
Sigourney Weaver
Question 2 Explanation: 
Helena Bonham Carter
Question 3
What was a nickname of 11th century British king, Edward?
A
The Red
B
The Unready
C
The Confessor
D
The Bearded
Question 3 Explanation: 
The Confessor
Question 4
What is the regulation space in a croquet hoop?
A
1/32" (0.8mm) wider than the largest ball used in a game
B
1/32" (0.8mm) on each side of the largest ball used in a game
C
2mm wider than the average size of used in a game
D
3mm wider than the average size of used in a game
Question 4 Explanation: 
1/32" (0.8mm) wider than the largest ball used in a game
Question 5
Which of these is a real element, the only one to be named after a US state?
A
Caliphate
B
Californium
C
Califragilistic
D
Calypso
Question 5 Explanation: 
Californium
Question 6
A given signal's second harmonic is twice the given signal's..........frequency...?
A
Fourier
B
Foundation
C
Fundamental
D
Field
Question 6 Explanation: 
A given signal's second harmonic is twice the given signal's fundamental frequency. Harmonics are generated when there are non-linearities in an amplifier (there are always non-linearities). The worse the non-linearities, the more harmonics. A signal at 27.5 MHz (approximate frequency for US citizen's band) would have a second harmonic at 55.0 MHz (on US channel 2!). Can you see why there might be problems? A CB operator might do well to place a low-pass filter on his radio.
Question 7
A large part of the vegetation of the Okavango Delta, named one of the Seven Natural Wonders of Africa in 2013, is what?
A
Acacia trees
B
Papyrus and reed rafts
C
Pampas grass
D
Lichens
Question 7 Explanation: 
Papyrus and reed rafts
Question 8
The mercury and sodium street lamps based on..........
A
Atomic emission
B
Electron absorption
C
Electron emission
D
Atomic absorption
Question 8 Explanation: 
Electron emission:The mercury and sodium street lamps light up because of Electron emission
Question 9
Who won the gold medal for the 100m at the 1992 Olympics at 32 years of age and became the oldest Olympic 100 m champion by four years?
A
Roger Black
B
John Regis
C
Linford Christie
D
Colin Jackson
Question 9 Explanation: 
Linford Christie
Question 10
Florida Straitis placed between..........and USA
A
Cuba
B
China
C
Canada
D
Chile
Question 10 Explanation: 
Cuba:Florida Strait is placed between the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean, and between the Florida Keys (U.S.)
Question 11
Which pretender to the English throne during the reign of King Henry VII claimed to be Richard of Shrewsbury, 1st Duke of York, the younger son of King Edward IV, one of the "little princes in the Tower" who, legend has it, was executed by Richard III?
A
Perkin Warbeck
B
Midge Ure
C
Damien Hurst
D
Martin Chuzzlewit
Question 11 Explanation: 
Perkin Warbeck
Question 12
Which of these is a scoring system used in golf which involves scoring points based on the number of strokes taken at each hole?
A
Stableford
B
Champagne scramble
C
Greensome
D
Shotgun
Question 12 Explanation: 
Stableford
Question 13
Heyday:Britain and the Birth of the Modern World is the book written by whom?
A
Amitav Ghosh.
B
Ben Wilson
C
Chetan Bhagat
D
Indra Sinha
Question 13 Explanation: 
Ben Wilson:Heyday:Britain and the Birth of the Modern World Book by Ben Wilson. HEYDAY brings to life one of the most extraordinary periods in modern history
Question 14
Which of these mountain ranges lies in the North American continent?
A
Atlas
B
Appenines
C
Appalachians
D
Andes
Question 14 Explanation: 
Appalachians
Question 15
Which musical, when made into a film in 1956, starred Yul Brynner and Deborah Kerr?
A
Hair
B
The King and I
C
Carousel
D
South Pacific
Question 15 Explanation: 
The King and I
Question 16
The Cafeteria Plan is associated with..........
A
Education
B
Family Planning
C
Finance
D
Skill development
Question 16 Explanation: 
Family Planning:India's public sector programme claims to provide a ''cafeteria approach'' with a ''basket of choices''. The method-mix in this programme includes five official methods-female sterilisation, male sterilisation, intrauterine contraceptive device (IUCD), oral contraceptives, and condoms.
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