General knowledge quiz 42

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The Frequency of alternating voltage supplied is..........
A
30Hz
B
50Hz
C
20Hz
D
80Hz
Question 1 Explanation: 
50Hz:Almost the whole of the world uses a frequency of 50Hz and a voltage of 220-240(higher voltages for better efficiency in transmission). The exception, where 60Hz is used (with a voltage of 110-120), is the Americas (North and South) and the Caribbean (and parts of Japan and Korea).
Question 2
..........is the longest corridor in India
A
Ravishankar Corridor
B
Royal Corridor
C
Ramanathaswamy Corridor
D
Rangaswamy Corridor
Question 2 Explanation: 
Ramanathaswamy Corridor:Ramanathaswamy corridor(1220 mt) is a Hindu temple dedicated to god Shiva located on Rameswaram island in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. It is also one of the twelve Jyothirlinga temples, where Shiva is worshipped in the form of a Jyotirlingam (English:pillar of light)
Question 3
What Elisha Otis invented?
A
The brake used in modern elevators
B
Jet Engine
C
Turbine
D
Hydraulic Crane
Question 3 Explanation: 
In 1853, American inventor Elisha Otis demonstrated a freight elevator equipped with a safety device to prevent falling in case a supporting cable should break. This increased public confidence in such devices. Otis established a company for manufacturing elevators and patented (1861) a steam elevator. Many people think that he invented the elevator, but the truth is, he invented the elevator brake. He also invented the railway safety brake.
Question 4
With which sport is the Jules Rimet trophy associated?
A
Basketball
B
Football
C
Hockey
D
Golf
Question 4 Explanation: 
It is associated with football (soccer if you're yanks). The Jules Rimet trophy was the original trophy awarded to the winners of the World Cup. Although originally being named Victory, the trophy was later named after the then president of FIFA, Jules Rimet.
Question 5
Which police station is at the centre of the long-running UK TV series "The Bill"?
A
Hill St
B
Barton St
C
The Met
D
Sun Hill
Question 5 Explanation: 
Sun Hill
Question 6
What is a state of stability, in which all forces are equal and opposing, cancelling each other out?
A
Stasis
B
Monotony
C
Blandness
D
Statuesque
Question 6 Explanation: 
Stasis
Question 7
Where is the BARC's Research Centre?
A
Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre, Kolkata
B
Nuclear Research Lab, Kashmir
C
High Altitude Research Lab, Gulmarg
D
All of the above
Question 8
What is something for which the French mechanic Arsene Millochau (1867?-1948) is celebrated?
A
Finishing the first Tour de France (2, 428 km) in 1903, in last place
B
Driving the first train in Algeria
C
Inventing the three-speed bicycle
D
Being the first to buy a Brownie camera
Question 8 Explanation: 
Finishing the first Tour de France (2, 428 km) in 1903, in last place
Question 9
What is a domesticated animal that resembles a small llama in superficial appearance that are kept in herds that graze on the level heights of the Andes of South America at an altitude of 3, 500 m (11, 483 ft) to 5, 000 m (16, 404 ft) above sea-level, that were bred specifically for the fibre in their fleece?
A
Albundy
B
Alcapone
C
Alpacino
D
Alpaca
Question 9 Explanation: 
Alpaca
Question 10
A pugilist is a competitor in which sport?
A
Hockey
B
Boxing
C
Dog racing
D
Triple jump
Question 10 Explanation: 
Boxing
Question 11
What French phrase means "sea-sickness"?
A
Mal de mer
B
Je ne sais quoi
C
Laissez faire
D
Pont du Garde
Question 11 Explanation: 
Mal de mer
Question 12
In 2005, Dan Wheldon became the first British competitor to win what event in over 30 years?
A
Indianapolis 500
B
Wimbledon Men's Singes
C
Boston Marathon
D
Tour de France
Question 12 Explanation: 
Indianapolis 500
Question 13
Which of these letters is not in the name of an Australian rock band which, for 20 years, was fronted by Michael Hutchence on lead vocals?
A
N
B
E
C
X
D
S
Question 13 Explanation: 
E
Question 14
In the United Kingdom, what is "The Solent"?
A
A bay
B
An island
C
A desert
D
A strait
Question 14 Explanation: 
A strait
Question 15
What did Kanye West do at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards that received criticism from Pink, Kelly Clarkson, Spencer Pratt, Heidi Montag, Katy Perry, Joel Madden, Adam Lambert, Kellie Pickler, Donald Trump, Barack Obama and Jimmy Carter?
A
Had an on-stage confrontation with Moby during his acceptance speech, challenging him to a fight
B
Danced on stage uninvited while Jay-Z and Alicia Keys were performing "Empire State of Mind"
C
Interrupted Taylor Swift's acceptance speech to say Beyonce had "one of the best videos of all time"
D
Danced naked on stage
Question 15 Explanation: 
Interrupted Taylor Swift's acceptance speech to say Beyonce had "one of the best videos of all time"
Question 16
With the history of which country is Davy Crockett associated?
A
Vietnam
B
Mexico
C
USA
D
Cuba
Question 16 Explanation: 
USA
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