General knowledge quiz 495

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Lately you hear a clatter from your computer, especially when you load a program or call up information. What's going on?
A
It's infested with reindeer
B
Your hard disk may be headed for failure
C
A loose wire is hitting the cooling fan
D
A loud metallic clatter is normal
Question 2
Ranjit Singh is related to..........
A
Cinema
B
Sports
C
Polity
D
Science
Question 2 Explanation: 
Sports:Maharaja Ranjitsinhji, the first Indian to play Test cricket for England.
Question 3
How many Olympic Games have been cancelled due to World Wars?
A
1
B
2
C
4
D
3
Question 3 Explanation: 
3
Question 4
Which British Prime Minister introduced "the welfare state" to the UK?
A
Attlee
B
Baldwin
C
Lloyd George
D
Wilson
Question 4 Explanation: 
Attlee
Question 5
In May 2016 the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) published guidelines for what?
A
Monitoring ocean pollution
B
Biodiversity monitoring
C
Managing protected areas in the face of climate change
D
Recreation of extinct species
Question 5 Explanation: 
Recreation of extinct species
Question 6
How does the game of Upwords differ from Scrabble?
A
Letter tiles can be stacked on top of others
B
All words, apart from the first, have to be formed from previous words
C
The board has more and more high scoring squares
D
All words formed have to be at least three letters long
Question 6 Explanation: 
Letter tiles can be stacked on top of others
Question 7
Danish artist Robert Storm Petersen (1882-1949), known as Storm P, was celebrated for his work in which field?
A
Burlesque
B
Humorous cartoons and writing
C
Landscape painting
D
Murals
Question 7 Explanation: 
Humorous cartoons and writing
Question 8
James Chadwick discovered which sub-atomic particles in 1932?
A
Protons
B
Electrons
C
Neutrons
D
Positrons
Question 8 Explanation: 
Neutrons
Question 9
The colour combination of UN-Flag is..........
A
Red and Blue
B
Only Blue
C
Only White
D
Blue and White
Question 9 Explanation: 
Blue and White:The flag of the United Nations was adopted on December 7, 1946, and consists of the official emblem of the United Nations in white on a blue background.
Question 10
What is the name of the simplified Roman alphabet-based phonetic system of Chinese script adopted in 1958 at the Fifth Session of the 1st National People's Congress in mainland China?
A
Bopomofo
B
Sin Wenz
C
Hanyu Pinyin
D
Kana
Question 10 Explanation: 
Hanyu Pinyin
Question 11
What is the theme of the the first edition of World Sustainable Development Summit (WSDS) which was held in New Delhi on October 6, 2016?
A
Beyond 2016:Sustainable Development
B
Choices & Challenges of the world
C
Beyond 2015:People, Planet and Progress
D
Let us Globalise Compassion for our world
Question 11 Explanation: 
President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the first edition of World Sustainable Development Summit (WSDS) in New Delhi on October 6, 2016. It is organised by TERI with emphasis on the need to limit the rise of climate change.Theme:''Beyond 2015:People, Planet and Progress''
Question 12
Palinka, made from various kinds of fruit, most commonly plums, pears, apricot, or peaches, is a traditional type of what?
A
Brandy
B
Borscht
C
Dessert
D
Cake
Question 12 Explanation: 
Brandy
Question 13
What were the first names of author D H Lawrence?
A
Darwin Haversham
B
Dennis Harold
C
Darren Hurst
D
David Herbert
Question 13 Explanation: 
David Herbert
Question 14
What is the motto of the Hells Angels?
A
Don't touch the Hog
B
When we do right, nobody remembers. When we do wrong, nobody forgets
C
One for all and all for one
D
A healthy mind in a healthy body
Question 14 Explanation: 
When we do right, nobody remembers. When we do wrong, nobody forgets
Question 15
When did people last walk on the moon?
A
21 July 1969
B
14 December 1972
C
6 February 1985
D
24 April 1992
Question 15 Explanation: 
14 December 1972
Question 16
In 1847, obstetrician James Young Simpson, head of midwifery at Edinburgh Hospital/University, first used what anaesthetic, for general anaesthesia during childbirth?
A
Chloroform
B
Nitrous oxide
C
Ether, or sweet vitriol
D
Procaine
Question 16 Explanation: 
Chloroform
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