General knowledge quiz 480

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of these was famous as a maker of pianos?
A
Henry Steinway
B
Antonio Stradivari
C
Carl Zeiss
D
Humphrey Upright
Question 1 Explanation: 
Henry Steinway
Question 2
Where are MUllerian ducts found?
A
Down a drain
B
In a ventilator
C
In an octopus
D
In a foetus
Question 2 Explanation: 
In a foetus
Question 3
What book was published by Florence Nightingale in 1860?
A
The Electric Light Brigade
B
Notes on Nursing
C
The Illustrated Fauna of the Crimea
D
The Father Brown Omnibus
Question 3 Explanation: 
Notes on Nursing
Question 4
The two official languages of Paraguay are Spanish and what other?
A
Portuguese
B
Sign language
C
English
D
Guarani
Question 4 Explanation: 
Guarani
Question 5
Which of these are books by Sebastian Faulks?
A
"Great Expectations", "The Pickwick Papers" & "Bleak House"
B
"Goldfinger", "Octopussy" & "From Russia With Love"
C
Birdsong", "Charlotte Gray" & "On Green Dolphin Street
D
"The IPCRESS File", "Horse Under Water" & "Funeral in Berlin"
Question 5 Explanation: 
"Birdsong", "Charlotte Gray" & "On Green Dolphin Street"
Question 6
The Venetian traveler who travelled with his wife and reached Vijayanagar around 1420 was
A
Athanasius Nikitin
B
Nicolo de Conti
C
Ibn Batuta
D
Ferishta
Question 7
Playwright Athol Fugard, multi-award-winning honorary fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, is best-known for what theme in his works?
A
Tension between Muslim and non-Muslim belief systems
B
Destruction caused by class distinction
C
Slavery, and the struggle against ethnic discrimination in the USA
D
Opposing the South African system of apartheid
Question 7 Explanation: 
Opposing the South African system of apartheid
Question 8
What was the name given to Barbary pirates who raided ships in the Mediterranean and the south European coast from bases on the north coast of Africa?
A
Boarders
B
Corvettes
C
Privateers
D
Corsairs
Question 8 Explanation: 
Corsairs
Question 9
What is a meal of bread, cheese and pickle known as?
A
Apple-picker's lunch
B
Fireman's lunch
C
Postman's lunch
D
Ploughman's lunch
Question 9 Explanation: 
Ploughman's lunch
Question 10
Flux meter is used to measures..........
A
Altitudes
B
Magnetic flux
C
Angles
D
Refractive Indices
Question 10 Explanation: 
Magnetic flux:A Fluxmeter is an electronic integrating, digital display instrument. The Fluxmeter can be used not only for the measurement of the magnetic flux of permanent magnets, but also for quality control and sorting of magnetic products.
Question 11
The Colorado Beetle destroys which crop?
A
Tobacco
B
Wheat
C
Potatoes
D
Cotton
Question 11 Explanation: 
Potatoes
Question 12
India's first private sector small arms manufacturing plant has inaugurated in which city of Madhya Pradesh?
A
Indore
B
Malanpur
C
Ujjain
D
Sagar
Question 12 Explanation: 
Malanpur
Question 13
Finishing in 2016 Andre Borschberg and Bertrand Piccard from Switzerland were the first to do what?
A
Launch the first reusable rocket successfully to enter orbital space and return
B
Successfully evacuate all the civilians from a Syrian city besieged by government and Russian forces
C
Excavate remains of Homo naledi, a previously unknown species of early human in South Africa
D
Circumnavigate the globe piloting a fixed-wing plane using only solar power
Question 13 Explanation: 
Circumnavigate the globe piloting a fixed-wing plane using only solar power
Question 14
Which car company, in 1986, comissioned "Cars", a series of artworks to track the evolution of its designs, from Andy Warhol?
A
Chrysler
B
Ford
C
Mercedes-Benz
D
Porsche
Question 14 Explanation: 
Mercedes-Benz
Question 15
Entomology is the study of what?
A
Birds
B
Words
C
Insects
D
Maps
Question 15 Explanation: 
Insects
Question 16
Where did a magnitude 7.7 earthquake, 12.8 miles (20.6 km) deep occur at 9:42 p.m. local time on 25 October 2010, which generated a "significant tsunami" and resulted in at least 113 people reported dead, and over 160 missing?
A
Christchurch, New Zealand
B
Sumatra, Indonesia
C
5 km off the coast of Sri Lanka
D
Guatemala City
Question 16 Explanation: 
Sumatra, Indonesia
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