General knowledge quiz 538

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What is the title of the BBC sitcom starring Mathew Horne and Joanna Page, written by and co-starring Ruth Jones and James Corden?
A
Gavin & Stacey
B
Gimme Gimme Gimme
C
The Office
D
George and Mildred
Question 1 Explanation: 
Gavin & Stacey
Question 2
When did Hawaii become a state of the USA?
A
1893
B
1959
C
1898
D
1778
Question 2 Explanation: 
1959
Question 3
What 2003 mystery-detective novel by Dan Brown has been denounced as an attack on the Catholic Church and criticised for historical and scientific inaccuracy?
A
Death In Venice
B
The Passion of Christ
C
12 Stations from King's Cross
D
The Da Vinci Code
Question 3 Explanation: 
The Da Vinci Code
Question 4
Which dictator's face was printed on labels of soft drink bottles that went on sale in February 2010?
A
Pinochet
B
Mussolini
C
Hilter
D
Stalin
Question 4 Explanation: 
Stalin
Question 5
India's first integrated Heliport has been inaugurated at Rohini in North Delhi on February 28, 2017 at an investment of Rs...........
A
Rs. 120 crore
B
Rs. 100 crore
C
Rs. 200 crore
D
Rs. 75 crore
Question 5 Explanation: 
India's first integrated Heliport was inaugurated by the Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju on February 28, 2017 at Rohini in North Delhi. The Heliport has been built by state-owned Pawan Hans Ltd. Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha, Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal and Pawan Hans CMD B P Sharma among others were present at the ceremony. The newly developed heliport has been built over an area of 25 acres with a total investment of Rs. 100 crore. The heliport consists of a terminal building having a capacity of 150 passengers, 4 hangars with the parking capacity of 16 helicopters and 9 parking bays.
Question 6
The game of Roulette was created by which mathematician, physicist, and Catholic philosopher in the 17th century in his search for a perpetual motion machine?
A
Humphry Davy
B
Isaac Newton
C
Blaise Pascal
D
Charles Babbage
Question 6 Explanation: 
Blaise Pascal
Question 7
In rugby union, what is the name of the set play whereby eight members of each team pack together and attempt to heel the ball backwards?
A
Touchdown
B
Melee
C
Lineout
D
Scrum
Question 7 Explanation: 
Scrum
Question 8
What fictional character has a wire fox terrier dog called "Snowy"?
A
Tintin
B
Asterix
C
Sherlock Holmes
D
Spiderman
Question 8 Explanation: 
Tintin
Question 9
Shovna Narayan is a reputed personality in which of the following fields?
A
Classical dance
B
Literature
C
Journalism
D
Classical music
Question 10
Which country declared itself to be independent from Great Britain on 2 July 1776?
A
Australia
B
India
C
Canada
D
USA
Question 10 Explanation: 
USA
Question 11
When credit facility is provided by the bank to a customer against the security of immovable property then the bank becomes..........
A
Mortgagor
B
Pledge
C
Bailment
D
Mortgagee
Question 11 Explanation: 
When credit facility is provided by the bank to a customer against the security of immovable property then the Bank becomes Mortgagee.
Question 12
In 1959, the Soviet space probe "Luna Two" became the first man-made object to do what?
A
Orbit the earth like a moon
B
Reach the moon
C
Explode on the launch pad
D
Carry animals into space
Question 12 Explanation: 
Reach the moon
Question 13
In the acronym for the UK establishment RCHME what do the letters H and M stand for?
A
Historical monuments
B
Hydrogen manufacture
C
Hulls and maritime
D
Historical manuscripts
Question 13 Explanation: 
Historical monuments
Question 14
What name was given to a series of violent events on 21 May 1979 in San Francisco, USA, sparked by the lenient sentencing (for voluntary manslaughter, the lightest possible) of Dan White for the assassinations of Mayor George Moscone and City Supervisor Harvey Milk, which led to changes in the city's official attitude to gays?
A
Moscone riots
B
White Night riots
C
Gay Pride riots
D
Bloody Friday
Question 14 Explanation: 
White Night riots
Question 15
Which of these is not a type of pipe?
A
Panatella
B
Corncob
C
Meerschaum
D
Calumet
Question 15 Explanation: 
Panatella
Question 16
Who led the moderates after the Surat Split in 1907?
A
Lala Lajpat Rai
B
G.K. Gokhale
C
Bal Gangadhar Tilak
D
Bipin Chandra Pal
Question 16 Explanation: 
The Extremists were led by Bal, Pal, Lal while the moderates by G.K. Gokhale.
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