General knowledge quiz 557

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The 2014 Man Booker Prize, the first to be open to any full length novel written in the English language and not just to those from the UK Commonwealth, Republic of Ireland or Zimbabwe, was awarded in October to which writer?
A
Richard Flanagan, Tasmania, Australia
B
Karen Joy Fowler, USA
C
Howard Jacobson, UK
D
Neel Mukherjee, UK
Question 1 Explanation: 
Richard Flanagan, Tasmania, Australia
Question 2
One Joule is equal to
A
105 ergs
B
103 ergs
C
107 ergs
D
1011 ergs
Question 3
What is k. d. lang's profession?
A
Athlete
B
Singer
C
Supermodel
D
Furniture designer
Question 3 Explanation: 
Singer
Question 4
Which of these animals has hooves?
A
Bear
B
Cat
C
Rhinoceros
D
Raccoon
Question 4 Explanation: 
Rhinoceros
Question 5
What islands were formerly called the Spice Islands?
A
New Zealand
B
Maracas
C
Malaccas
D
Moluccas
Question 5 Explanation: 
Moluccas
Question 6
Which countries hosted the first three American Football World Cup (also known as the IFAF World Cup and Gridiron World Cup) contests in 1999, 2003 and 2007?
A
Italy, Germany & Japan
B
USA, Mexico & Italy
C
France, Sweden & USA
D
England, France & Japan
Question 6 Explanation: 
Italy, Germany & Japan
Question 7
What is a halapeno?
A
Chilli pepper
B
Olive
C
Onion
D
Potato
Question 7 Explanation: 
Chilli pepper
Question 8
An easel is most likely to be used by...?
A
A cattleherder
B
A watercolourist
C
A sculptor
D
A wizard
Question 8 Explanation: 
A watercolourist
Question 9
Who composed, and sang, the love song "My Heart Will Go On" which was featured in an epic American film in 1997?
A
Bjork
B
Madonna
C
The Spice Girls
D
Celine Dion
Question 9 Explanation: 
Celine Dion
Question 10
..........is a tribal group of Maharashtra
A
Warlis
B
Katkari
C
Chutiya
D
Khond
Question 10 Explanation: 
Warlis:The Warlis or Varlis are an indigenous tribe or Adivasis, living in mountainous as well as coastal areas of Maharashtra-Gujarat border and surrounding areas
Question 11
What was the occupation of the character called Ross Geller in the TV series "Friends"?
A
Guitarist
B
Actor
C
Advertising executive
D
Palaeontologist
Question 11 Explanation: 
Palaeontologist
Question 12
The first general social insurance scheme launched in which country?
A
America
B
India
C
Germany
D
Russia
Question 12 Explanation: 
Germany:The first general social insurance scheme was introduced in Germany in 1883
Question 13
Where is Denmark Strait?
A
Between Greenland and Iceland
B
Between Denmark and Sweden
C
Between Denmark and Finland
D
Between Scotland and Ireland
Question 13 Explanation: 
Between Greenland and Iceland
Question 14
Who is the author of the book 'Staniya Svasasan Mei Addhi Aabadhi'?
A
Dr. George Orwell
B
George Soros
C
Dr. Sadhana Pandey
D
Monica Ally
Question 14 Explanation: 
Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu released the book 'Staniya Svasasan Mei Addhi Aabadhi' in New Delhi. This book has been authored by Dr. Sadhana Pandey. Mr. Naidu said that it is an empirical study that captures the voices of the rural women who are occupying positions of authority at the local level. He added that it can help the policy makers to understand the perspectives of women representatives and address the key issues of empowerment, health, education, nutrition, information sharing and economic independence.
Question 15
Steve Redgrave is most associated with which of these?
A
Rowing
B
Land speed records
C
Show jumping
D
Golf
Question 15 Explanation: 
Rowing
Question 16
Which of the following societies has instituted an award for an outstanding parliamentarian?
A
Jamanlal Bajaj Foundation
B
Institute of Constitutional and Parliamentary Studies
C
G. B. Pant Memorial Society
D
R. D. Birla samara Kosh
There are 16 questions to complete.

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