General knowledge quiz 351

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Born in Australia in 1898, Walter Lindrum was one of the greatest practitoners of what sport?
A
Billiards
B
Table tennis
C
Darts
D
Bowls
Question 1 Explanation: 
Billiards
Question 2
Which author won "The Best of the Booker", a special prize awarded in commemoration of the Booker Prize's 40th anniversary, for his novel "Midnight's Children"?
A
Margaret Atwood
B
A S Byatt
C
J M Coetzee
D
Salman Rushdie
Question 2 Explanation: 
Salman Rushdie
Question 3
In 1962, who starred in the first of the longest-running series of films with the same main character?
A
Sean Connery
B
Roger Moore
C
Johnny Weissmuller
D
Gordon Scott
Question 3 Explanation: 
Sean Connery
Question 4
Which of these means a phrase that uses all of the letters of the alphabet?
A
Anagram
B
Pangram
C
Polygram
D
Stereogram
Question 4 Explanation: 
Pangram
Question 5
The third part of trilogy of Hobbit movies, released at the end of 2014, is called what?
A
The Hobbit of Hobbiton
B
The Hobbit:The Battle of the Five Armies
C
The Ring of the Hobbit
D
The Hobbit Waves Good-bye
Question 5 Explanation: 
The Hobbit:The Battle of the Five Armies
Question 6
Who is the author of the novel 'The Underground Railroad'?
A
Colson Whitehead
B
Du Yun
C
Lynn Nottage
D
Tyehimba Jess
Question 6 Explanation: 
Colson Whitehead:A speculative history novel ''The Underground Railroad'' written by Colson Whitehead has won the 2017 Pulitzer Prize in Fiction.
Question 7
Who built the famous Dilwara temple at Mount Abu in Rajasthan?
A
Mahendrapala
B
Mahipala
C
Rajyapala
D
Tejapala
Question 7 Explanation: 
It was built in 13th century by Vastupala and Tejapala
Question 8
Where is the traditional Bantu kingdom of Busoga?
A
Tanzania
B
Uganda
C
Rwanda
D
Kenya
Question 8 Explanation: 
Uganda
Question 9
What is the symbol for a 35th wedding anniversary?
A
Pearl
B
Coral
C
Ruby
D
Emerald
Question 9 Explanation: 
Coral
Question 10
Golfer Seve Ballesteros from which country?
A
USA
B
Sweden
C
England
D
Spain
Question 10 Explanation: 
Spain:Severiano ''Seve'' Ballesteros Sota was a Spanish professional golfer, a World No. 1 who was one of the sport's leading figures from the mid-1970s to the mid-1990s
Question 11
Which Canadian, born Eilleen Regina Edwards, made the album "Come on Over", the best-selling album of all time by a female musician and the best-selling album in the history of country music?
A
Loretta Lynn
B
Celine Dion
C
Dolly Parton
D
Shania Twain
Question 11 Explanation: 
Shania Twain
Question 12
..........is required to separate the ions of an ionic compound
A
Electronic Energy
B
Lattice Energy
C
Kinetic Energy
D
Potential Energy
Question 12 Explanation: 
Lattice Energy:Lattice energy is a measure of the energy contained in the crystal lattice of a compound, equal to the energy that would be released if the component ions were brought together from infinity.This energy is required to separate the ions of an ionic compound
Question 13
When Graeme McDowell won the US Open in 2010, he became the tournament's first golfing champion since 1970 to come from where?
A
Europe
B
Canada
C
South America
D
Australia
Question 13 Explanation: 
Europe
Question 14
World Humanitarian Day is celebrated on..........
A
18-Aug
B
19 August
C
29-Aug
D
19-Sep
Question 14 Explanation: 
-World Humanitarian Day is a day dedicated to recognize humanitarian personnel and those who have lost their lives working for humanitarian causes. It was designated by the United Nations General Assembly as part of a Swedish-sponsored GA Resolution A/63/L.49 on the Strengthening of the Coordination of Emergency Assistance of the United Nations and set as 19 August.
Question 15
What very popular sport, introduced to England by the Romans, was banned temporarily under Cromwell and finally outlawed in 1849?
A
Greyhound racing for distances over 5 miles
B
Fox Hunting
C
Bare-knuckle boxing
D
Cock fighting
Question 15 Explanation: 
Cock fighting
Question 16
Who headed the committee on 'computerisation' in Indian Banks(1988)?
A
Rangarajan
B
R.N. Malhotra
C
S. Venkitramanan
D
M.Narasimhan
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