General knowledge quiz 299

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which famous American bodybuilder had the advertising slogan "You too can have a body like mine"?
A
Appalachian Champ
B
Chuck Caucasus
C
Rocky Cheapside
D
Charles Atlas
Question 1 Explanation: 
Charles Atlas
Question 2
30 Women in Power:Their Voices, Their Stories is related to..........
A
Arunima Sinha
B
Chetan Bhagat
C
Naina Lal Kidwai
D
Bhim Singh
Question 2 Explanation: 
Naina Lal Kidwai:30 Women in Power:Their Voices, Their Stories Edited by Naina Lal Kidwai Rupa.This book carries the inimitable voices of Indian women who have been pioneers and led large organizations-in banking
Question 3
Which of these planets is the smallest?
A
Mercury
B
Earth
C
Saturn
D
Jupiter
Question 3 Explanation: 
Mercury
Question 4
At which Olympic Games were females allowed to compete at track & field athletics for the first time?
A
1932, Los Angeles
B
1920, Antwerp
C
1924, Paris
D
1928, Amsterdam
Question 4 Explanation: 
1928, Amsterdam
Question 5
What do the dark fantasy films "Stardust"(2007) and "Coraline"(2009) have in common?
A
They were set in Japan
B
They were stop-motion films
C
They starred Johnny Depp
D
They were films of books written by Neil Gaiman
Question 5 Explanation: 
They were films of books written by Neil Gaiman
Question 6
Which painter, who was born in Paris, France in 1848 and died in 1903 at Atuona, Hiva 'Oa, Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia, had lived at various times in Lima (Peru), Orleans (France), Copenhagen (Denmark), Panama, Saint Pierre (Martinique), Pont-Aven (France), Arles (France), Mataiea Village (Tahiti), Punaauia (Tahiti)?
A
Paul Gauguin
B
Francisco Goya
C
El Greco
D
Henri Rousseau
Question 6 Explanation: 
Paul Gauguin
Question 7
The book 'Andhere se Ujale ki Aur' is written by
A
Arun Jaitley
B
Amit Shah
C
Pranab Mukherjee
D
Narendra Modi
Question 7 Explanation: 
Arun Jaitley:BJP President Amit Shah released the book 'Andhere se Ujale ki Aur'. The book is a compilation of blogs and articles written by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley
Question 8
Unlike many artists he was extremely wealthy from the income from his work during his lifetime, and was given his country's highest honour for his work; who was he?
A
Gustave Dore
B
Albrecht DUrer
C
Aubrey Beardsley
D
Egon Schiele
Question 8 Explanation: 
Gustave Dore
Question 9
Who wrote the music for the musical ''Cats''?
A
Andrew Lloyd Webber
B
Irving Berlin
C
John Kander
D
Elton John
Question 9 Explanation: 
Andrew Lloyd Webber
Question 10
It is considered to have been conceived in the West as an idea in 1508 and in its current highly-oxygen-permeable form 490 years later, and is..?
A
Contact lens
B
Artificial heart valve
C
Oesophagal stent
D
Transdermal patch
Question 10 Explanation: 
Contact lens
Question 11
The Abominable Snowman, a mythological ape-like cryptid said to inhabit the Himalayan region of Nepal and Tibet, is also known as what?
A
Hibagon
B
Yeti
C
Nuk-luk
D
Yowie
Question 11 Explanation: 
Yeti
Question 12
What is the name of the system of stellar designation in which a specific star is identified by a Greek letter (then Latin letters in lower-case then upper-case), followed by the genitive form of its parent constellation's Latin name (e.g. alpha Tauri)?
A
Henry Draper Catalogue
B
Flamsteed designation
C
Bayer designation
D
Hipparcos Catalogue
Question 12 Explanation: 
Bayer designation
Question 13
The purse for the winner of the Men's Singles at Wimbledon in 2017 was Pound 2.2 million; what was the purse for the winner of the Women's Singles?
A
Pound 700, 000
B
Pound 1.1 million
C
Pound 2.2 million
D
Pound 550, 000
Question 13 Explanation: 
Pound 2.2 million
Question 14
In the USA, what is special about 2 February?
A
Groundhog Day
B
Thanksgiving
C
Independence Day
D
Columbus Day
Question 14 Explanation: 
Groundhog Day
Question 15
What is the next country in the list:Djibouti, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Eritrea...?
A
Egypt
B
Ethiopia
C
South Sudan
D
Somalia
Question 15 Explanation: 
South Sudan
Question 16
Neil Armstrong and Edwin Aldrin were the first to
A
step on the moon
B
circle the moon
C
walk in space
D
journey into space
There are 16 questions to complete.

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