General knowledge quiz 505

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The Richter Scale used for measuring the energy released by earthquakes, mostly replaced since 1979 by the MMS (moment magnitude scale), was developed by Charles Richter and which other scientist?
A
Beno Gutenberg
B
Giuseppe Mercalli
C
Robert Millikan
D
John Rayleigh
Question 1 Explanation: 
Beno Gutenberg
Question 2
Which UK television series was, unusually, adapted from a US series of the same name?
A
The Office
B
House of Cards
C
The X Factor
D
Law & Order
Question 2 Explanation: 
Law & Order
Question 3
What is the capital of Sudan?
A
Kinshasa
B
Tripoli
C
Addis Ababa
D
Khartoum
Question 3 Explanation: 
Khartoum
Question 4
Where are the contents of your computer's hard drive indexed?
A
Yahoo!
B
Google
C
MSN
D
None of the above
Question 5
What was the first Asian country to hold a Formula 1 Grand Prix?
A
South Korea
B
Indonesia
C
China
D
Japan
Question 5 Explanation: 
Japan
Question 6
Which of these US cities is the furthest north?
A
San Francisco
B
Memphis
C
New Orleans
D
Chicago
Question 6 Explanation: 
Chicago
Question 7
Which pair of films directed by Quentin Tarantino were originally conceived as one film?
A
Pulp Fiction
B
Charlies Angels
C
The French Connection
D
Kill Bill
Question 7 Explanation: 
Kill Bill
Question 8
What fraction, having 10 or a multiple thereof as the denominator, is represented by a full stop?
A
Proportional distribution
B
Vulgar fraction
C
Calculus
D
Decimal
Question 8 Explanation: 
Decimal
Question 9
Stanley Mathews played which position for the English football team?
A
Goalkeeper
B
Inside right
C
Right wing
D
Centre forward
Question 9 Explanation: 
Inside right
Question 10
What does FRCP after someone's name mean?
A
Farmer Raising Chickens and Poultry
B
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians
C
Father of Royal Children and Politicians
D
Further Requests for Conversation Prohibited
Question 10 Explanation: 
Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians
Question 11
Which Airport Terminal 3 has achieved ''Platinum'' rating from Indian Green Building Council?
A
Sardar Vallabhi Patel International Airport
B
Chhatrapati Sivaji International Airport
C
Anna International Airport
D
Indira Gandhi International Airport
Question 11 Explanation: 
According to the Delhi International Airport Limited, Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport's (IGIA) Terminal 3 (T3) has achieved ''Platinum'' rating from Indian Green Building Council (IGBC).
Question 12
Which of these was the companion of Phileas Fogg in Jules Verne's "Around the World in 80 Days"?
A
Sancho Panza
B
Passepartout
C
Conseil
D
Axel
Question 12 Explanation: 
Passepartout
Question 13
Mammalogy is the study of..........
A
Mammals
B
Fish
C
Ocean
D
Forest
Question 13 Explanation: 
Mammals:In zoology, mammalogy is the study of mammals-a class of vertebrates with characteristics such as homeothermic metabolism, fur, four-chambered hearts, and complex nervous systems.
Question 14
The Wimbledon tennis tournament is held at which tennis club in London?
A
The All England Club
B
The Oval
C
Henley Tennis Club
D
Hyde Park Rangers Club
Question 14 Explanation: 
The All England Club
Question 15
Which film shot in the Nauvhal and Nafe languages won the Audience Award (Venice International Film Festival), Best Foreign Film (African-American Film Critics Association), and was nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the 2017 Academy Awards?
A
Tanna
B
Land of Mine
C
The Salesman
D
Watani:My Homeland
Question 15 Explanation: 
Tanna
Question 16
'The Sialkot Saga' by..........
A
Ashwin Sanghi
B
Lakshmi Raj Sharma
C
Nandini Sahu
D
Mark Tully
Question 16 Explanation: 
Ashwin Sanghi:The Sialkot Saga by Ashwin Sanghi. The Sialkot Saga-which tells the story of 'businessmen' Arvind and Arbaaz
There are 16 questions to complete.

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