General knowledge quiz 468

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
..........is an independent regional navigation satellite system being developed by India
A
PSLV
B
IRNSS
C
INSAT
D
ISTRAC
Question 1 Explanation: 
IRNSS:Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System-IRNSS It is designed to provide accurate position information service to users in India.
Question 2
Anthony Bourdain is famous in what profession?
A
Chef
B
Sculptor
C
Poet
D
Painter
Question 2 Explanation: 
Chef
Question 3
One horse power is equal to
A
746 watts
B
748 watts
C
756 watts
D
736 watts
Question 4
Which of these is a form of alternative medicine, first proposed by German physician Samuel Hahnemann in 1796, which uses reference books known as "repertories"?
A
Abroadopathy
B
Awayopathy
C
Homeopathy
D
Houseopathy
Question 4 Explanation: 
Homeopathy
Question 5
Complete the title of this James Bond film:"The World Is Not... "
A
Venus
B
Flat
C
Enough
D
At War
Question 5 Explanation: 
Enough
Question 6
Which samman is awarded for Satire and essay?
A
The Sharad Joshi Samman
B
The Vyas Samman
C
The Iqbal Samman
D
The Tansen Samman
Question 6 Explanation: 
The Sharad Joshi Samman:The Sharad Joshi Samman is awarded for Satire and essay
Question 7
What is the name for a site serving as the final resting place of human skeletal remains, which is frequently used where burial space is scarce?
A
Ostralia
B
Ostuary
C
Ossuary
D
Ostrechra
Question 7 Explanation: 
Ossuary
Question 8
Which sisters have been romantically linked to Nick Lachey, John Mayer, Tony Romo and Pete Wentz?
A
Charlotte, Emily and Anne Bronte
B
Venus and Serena Williams
C
Jessica and Ashlee Simpson
D
Nicky and Paris Hilton
Question 8 Explanation: 
Jessica and Ashlee Simpson
Question 9
Who became the first woman to serve as a Member of Parliament in the British House of Commons, as the result of a by-election in 1919?
A
Amelia Bloomer
B
Nancy Astor
C
Emmeline Pankhurst
D
Emily Davison
Question 9 Explanation: 
Nancy Astor
Question 10
What makes it necessary to drive through Alabama to take the shortest route from Miami, Florida to Houston, Texas?
A
The Mississippi River
B
The Appalachian mountains
C
The Great Lakes
D
Gulf of Mexico
Question 10 Explanation: 
Gulf of Mexico
Question 11
Crampons are used in what activity?
A
Running
B
Jumping
C
Walking
D
Climbing
Question 11 Explanation: 
Climbing
Question 12
What is added to paella as a spice and to give it a golden colour?
A
Saffron
B
Marjoram
C
Thyme
D
Sage
Question 12 Explanation: 
Saffron
Question 13
What is physiognomy?
A
Contacting spirits by a seance
B
Determining character from bumps on the head
C
Determining character from facial features
D
Exercising on a treadmill
Question 13 Explanation: 
Determining character from facial features
Question 14
..........is not a viewed as a national debt
A
National Saving Certificate
B
Life Insurance Policies
C
Provident Fund
D
Government Bonds
Question 14 Explanation: 
National Saving Certificate:National debt is the total amount owed by a government to its creditors.National Saving Certificate is not a viewed as a national debt
Question 15
Which star musician wrote and performed the ending song for the game "Destiny", released in 2014?
A
Psy
B
Sting
C
Paul McCartney
D
Neil Finn
Question 15 Explanation: 
Paul McCartney
Question 16
What name was adopted in 1957 by London's Sadler's Wells Ballet Company?
A
Party Duh
B
Ballet-2-U
C
The Royal Ballet Company
D
The Wellies
Question 16 Explanation: 
The Royal Ballet Company
There are 16 questions to complete.

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