General knowledge quiz 44

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which is recognised as the most massive bacterium so far discovered, reaching up to.75mm in length and large enough to be visible to the naked eye?
A
Epulopiscium fishelsoni
B
Thiomargarita namibiensis
C
Paramecium tetraurelia
D
Metabacterium polyspora
Question 1 Explanation: 
Thiomargarita namibiensis
Question 2
What was the nickname of the Chevalier Raoul, a character in a tale by Perrault in 1697, who murdered successive wives?
A
Marquis de Sade
B
Bluebeard
C
Cyrano de Bergerac
D
Sancho Panza
Question 2 Explanation: 
Bluebeard
Question 3
Which of these is a photographer who was the basis for the character played by David Hemmings in Antonioni's 1966 film "Blowup"?
A
David Bailey
B
Cecil Beaton
C
George Eastman
D
Henri Cartier-Bresson
Question 3 Explanation: 
David Bailey
Question 4
What is the name for the change of direction when a ray of light passes from one medium (e.g. water) to another (e.g. air)?
A
Reflation
B
Reflection
C
Refraction
D
Referendum
Question 4 Explanation: 
Refraction
Question 5
In Egypt, what are "Dog Days"?
A
The periods when the Nile flooded regularly before the Aswan Dam was built
B
The public holidays between Christmas Day and New Year's Day
C
A hot season from around 3 July to 11 August
D
In spring, when the male dogs howl at each other
Question 5 Explanation: 
A hot season from around 3 July to 11 August
Question 6
In the Alfred Hitchcock film "Psycho", where did the murder take place?
A
In the bedroom
B
In the kitchen
C
On the front porch
D
In the shower
Question 6 Explanation: 
In the shower
Question 7
Who set the record for winning the most races in a single Isle of Man TT meeting, with five wins in 2010?
A
Ian Hutchinson
B
Cameron Donald
C
Michael Dunlop
D
Keith Amor
Question 7 Explanation: 
Ian Hutchinson
Question 8
John Mills won an Oscar in 1970 for his role in which film?
A
Ryan's Daughter
B
The Parent Trap
C
Lawrence of Arabia
D
Strangers on a Train
Question 8 Explanation: 
Ryan's Daughter
Question 9
Which state houses the Attiveri Bird Sanctuary?
A
Himachal Pradesh
B
Odisha
C
Punjab
D
Karnataka
Question 9 Explanation: 
Karnataka
Question 10
The Union Jack, the British flag, was first used in its present form in what year?
A
1801
B
1777
C
1066
D
1919
Question 10 Explanation: 
1801
Question 11
Baristha Bunakar Sahayata Yojana was launched by
A
Odisha government
B
Karnataka government
C
Tamil Nadu government
D
Maharashtra government
Question 11 Explanation: 
Odisha government:The Odisha Government had launched Baristha Bunakar Sahayata Yojana, a special assistance scheme for elderly weavers. The scheme was launched by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on the occasion of the second National Handlooms Day
Question 12
Which of these squeaks when walked upon at-10 degrees Celsius?
A
Air
B
Gold
C
Water
D
A mouse
Question 12 Explanation: 
Water
Question 13
..........is related to Table Tennis
A
Canada cup
B
American cup
C
Reliance cup
D
Swaythling cup
Question 13 Explanation: 
Swaythling cup:Swaythling Cup for Men's Table Tennis cup donated in 1926 by Lady Baroness Swaythling, And the Egypt Cup is presented to the next host of world championships.
Question 14
What is the longest named river in North America, which runs from Montana to near St Louis, Missouri?
A
Colorado
B
Mississippi
C
Missouri
D
Hudson
Question 14 Explanation: 
Missouri
Question 15
What has been the longest-running comedy in US TV history?
A
America's Funniest Home Videos
B
The Love Boat
C
The Red Skelton Show
D
The Simpsons
Question 15 Explanation: 
The Simpsons
Question 16
..........is an American former competition swimmer
A
Joe DiMaggio
B
Johan Cruyff
C
Mark Andrew Spitz
D
Jimmy Connors
Question 16 Explanation: 
Mark Andrew Spitz:Mark Andrew Spitz is an American former competition swimmer, nine-time Olympic champion, and former world record-holder in seven events.
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