General knowledge quiz 295

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
"Someone Who'll Watch Over Me" and "Factory Girls" are plays by whom?
A
Edward Bond
B
Peter Schaffer
C
Frank McGuinness
D
Caryl Churchill
Question 1 Explanation: 
Frank McGuinness
Question 2
In Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice", what was Mr Darcy's first name?
A
Fitzwilliam
B
Fitzroy
C
Fitzgerald
D
Fitzherbert
Question 2 Explanation: 
Fitzwilliam
Question 3
A stiletto heel gets its name from a type of what?
A
Politician
B
Circus act
C
South American animal
D
Knife
Question 3 Explanation: 
Knife
Question 4
Center, Offensive guard, Offensive tackle, Tight end, Wide receiver, Fullback, Running back, Quarterback, Defensive end, Defensive tackle, Nose guard, Linebacker, Cornerback, Safety, Nickelback and Dimeback are positions in which sport?
A
Cricket
B
American football
C
Soccer
D
Figure skating
Question 4 Explanation: 
American football
Question 5
What professional world sporting promotion was run in Australia from 1964-78?
A
World Sheep-Shearing Championships
B
World Sand Boat Racing
C
World Camel Racing Championships
D
World Championship Wrestling
Question 5 Explanation: 
World Championship Wrestling
Question 6
International Non-Violence Day is observed on..........
A
October 8
B
October 21
C
October 14
D
October 2
Question 6 Explanation: 
October 2:The United Nations General Assembly on 15 June decided to observe the International Day of Non-Violence each year on 2 October-the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, who helped lead India to independence.
Question 7
Which of these people is a poet?
A
Daniel Ton
B
Isaac Stone
C
Jacob Gram
D
Ezra Pound
Question 7 Explanation: 
Ezra Pound
Question 8
What is the Sirocco, a hot dry wind, known as in Egypt?
A
Kermit
B
Khamsin
C
El-Mahalla El-Kubra
D
Cairo
Question 8 Explanation: 
Khamsin
Question 9
Who is called as Father of Fiber Optics?
A
Mario Maurer
B
Simon Parry
C
Narinder Singh Kapany
D
Dr. Thomas Mensah
Question 9 Explanation: 
Narinder Singh Kapany:Narinder Singh Kapany is an Indian-born American Sikh physicist known for his work in fibre optics. He is also known as ''Father of Fiber Optics''
Question 10
The wingless bird is..........
A
Kiwi
B
Albatross
C
Spine-tailes swift
D
Ostrich
Question 10 Explanation: 
Kiwi:Kiwi or kiwis are flightless birds native to New Zealand, in the genus Apteryx and family Apterygidae.
Question 11
The last time that anyone spoke to Adolf Hitler, he was in what city?
A
Rome
B
London
C
Washington
D
Berlin
Question 11 Explanation: 
Berlin
Question 12
Judd Hirsch, who appears in the TV series "Numbers", was featured in which American sitcom that first aired from 1978 to 1983?
A
Hawaii Five-O
B
Taxi
C
The Fugitive
D
The Ed Sullivan Show
Question 12 Explanation: 
Taxi
Question 13
Who wrote the 19th century "Castle of Otranto", seen as the first gothic horror novel?
A
Edgar Allan Poe
B
Ann Radcliffe
C
Horace Walpole
D
Mary Shelley
Question 13 Explanation: 
Horace Walpole
Question 14
..........is also known as storehouse of minerals
A
Archean System
B
Dharwar system
C
Vindhyan System of rocks
D
Deccan Traps System of rocks
Question 14 Explanation: 
Dharwar system:The Dharwar System of rocks are the earliest formed sedimentary rocks, found today in metamorphic forms. These rocks do not contain fossils and are found in Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand, Meghalaya and Rajasthan
Question 15
The Translation awards are given by
A
Sathiya Akademi
B
Government of India
C
Sangeet Natak Akademi
D
Foundation of Bajaj Group
Question 15 Explanation: 
Sathiya Akademi:Besides the annual awards for creative writing, the Sahitya Akademi has instituted an annual prize for translation from 1989 to be given to outstanding translatio
Question 16
A program that neither replicates or copies itself, but does damage or compromises the security of the computer. Which 'Computer Virus' it is?
A
Joke Program
B
Worm
C
Trojan
D
Hoax
Question 16 Explanation: 
Typically it relies on someone emailing it to you, it does not email itself, it may arrive in the form of a joke program or software of some sort.
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