General knowledge quiz 307

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Who, in 1916, was the first woman to be elected to the US House of Representatives, the first female member of the Congress, and the only woman to be elected to Congress from Montana?
A
Eleanor Roosevelt
B
Hilary Clinton
C
Jacqueline Bouvier
D
Jeannette Rankin
Question 1 Explanation: 
Jeannette Rankin
Question 2
Mullayanagiri is the highest peak in..........
A
Karnataka
B
Nagaland
C
Gujarat
D
Kerala
Question 3
The book title 'The Sleepwalker's Guide to Dancing' written by
A
Dav pilkey
B
Joseph Heller
C
Mira Jacob
D
Amish Tripati
Question 3 Explanation: 
Mira Jacob:Mira Jacob is an Indian American author known for her novel The Sleepwalker's Guide to Dancing, a book about a patriarch who starts talking to ghosts, and how his seeing spirits affects his family
Question 4
In popular demographic parlance, what does the acronym "WASP" stand for?
A
Wicked Auld Superannuated Persons
B
Wealthy, Arty, Soppy and Pretty
C
Woolly And Sickly Pretty
D
White Anglo-Saxon Protestant
Question 4 Explanation: 
White Anglo-Saxon Protestant
Question 5
Who were the winning team at the first World Aerobatic Championships in 1960?
A
USA
B
Hungary
C
Czechoslovakia
D
USSR
Question 5 Explanation: 
Czechoslovakia
Question 6
What kind of vegetation grows in taiga?
A
Conifers
B
Palms
C
Ground-hugging shrubs
D
Mangroves
Question 6 Explanation: 
Conifers
Question 7
Baffin Island is what direction from New York?
A
Due north
B
West
C
East
D
South-west
Question 7 Explanation: 
Due north
Question 8
..........is the author of 'Rebooting India'
A
Nandan Nilekani
B
Viral Shah
C
Raj Kumar
D
Both 1 and 2
Question 8 Explanation: 
Both 1 and 2:Rebooting India:Realizing a Billion Aspirations-Kindle edition by Nandan Nilekani, Viral Shah.
Question 9
The first Indira Gandhi Award for International Justice and Harmony has been given to
A
Larry Pressler
B
Amnesty International
C
Hussain Ibrahim Zaki
D
Yasser Arafat
Question 10
Dumkhar Hydroelectric Dam is located in which state?
A
J & K
B
Himachal Pradesh
C
Karnataka
D
Jharkhand
Question 10 Explanation: 
J & K:Dumkhar Dam is proposed 45 MW run of the river power project on the Indus river in the Leh district of Jammu and Kashmir.
Question 11
Who are "The Dixie Chicks" whose success began in 1998 with songs like "Wide Open Spaces", "Cowboy Take Me Away", and "Long Time Gone", winning 5 Grammy Awards in 2007?
A
Martie Maguire, Emily Robison & Natalie Maines
B
Natasha Hamilton, Liz McClarnon & Jenny Frost
C
Beyonce Knowles, Kelly Rowland & Michelle Williams
D
Siobhan Fahey, Keren Woodward & Sara Dallin
Question 11 Explanation: 
Martie Maguire, Emily Robison & Natalie Maines
Question 12
Who was the third wife of Henry VIII?
A
Joan Collins
B
Jane Seymour
C
Minnie Driver
D
Kate Winslet
Question 12 Explanation: 
Jane Seymour
Question 13
Complete the title of this James Bond film:"Licence To... "?
A
Kill
B
Drive
C
Own a Dog
D
Love
Question 13 Explanation: 
Kill
Question 14
..........is also known as Marsh gas
A
Ethylene
B
Acetylene
C
Ethane
D
Methane
Question 14 Explanation: 
Methane:Marsg gas is methane, especially as generated by decaying matter in marshes.
Question 15
Which of the following is located in Jharkhand?
A
Physical Research Laboratory
B
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
C
Equatorial Rocket Launching Station
D
Uranium Corporation of India Ltd
Question 15 Explanation: 
Uranium Corporation of India Ltd:Uranium Corporation of India (UCIL) is a centrally owned Public Sector Undertaking (PSU), under the Department of Atomic Energy for uranium mining and uranium processing. The corporation was founded in 1967 and is responsible for the mining and milling of uranium ore in India
Question 16
What is an item designed to protect from the sun?
A
Paragon
B
Paradox
C
Parasol
D
Paradigm
Question 16 Explanation: 
Parasol
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