General knowledge quiz 571

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
After twelve men met in his bedroom in 1844, what was founded by Sir George Williams?
A
Salvation Army
B
Pink Triangle
C
Boy Scout movement
D
YMCA
Question 1 Explanation: 
YMCA
Question 2
In the mid 1990s what major fossil discovery was made in Liaoning, China?
A
The first mushroom genus described from the fossil record
B
Well-preserved fossils of feathered dinosaurs
C
The first evidence of pre-Cambrian animal life, fossils with delicate tissue
D
The earliest known vertebrate
Question 2 Explanation: 
Well-preserved fossils of feathered dinosaurs
Question 3
The landforms that are influences by several process namely, weathering, erosion, deposition are known as
A
polygenetic landforms
B
structural landforms
C
polycyclic landforms
D
None of the above
Question 4
Who lost in the 1994 Women's Singles final at Wimbledon to Conchita Martinez, and was beaten by her in the first round of the 2004 French Open, 6-1, 6-3?
A
Nadia Comaneci
B
Venus Williams
C
Martina Hingis
D
Martina Navratilova
Question 4 Explanation: 
Martina Navratilova
Question 5
Which of these is not a name to associate with the art of medicine?
A
Thomas Culpeper
B
Nicholas Culpeper
C
Hippocrates
D
Aesculapius
Question 5 Explanation: 
Thomas Culpeper
Question 6
The music soundscape of three out of the four "Dirty Harry" films is associated with what Argentine pianist, composer, arranger and conductor?
A
Jerry Fielding
B
Lalo Schifrin
C
Burt Bacharach
D
Henry Mancini
Question 6 Explanation: 
Lalo Schifrin
Question 7
What award is the equivalent of the Oscars for live American theatre?
A
Emmys
B
Tonys
C
Grammys
D
BAFTAs
Question 7 Explanation: 
Tonys
Question 8
How many coronations had been held at Westminster Abbey before that of Queen Elizabeth II?
A
37
B
56
C
12
D
53
Question 8 Explanation: 
37
Question 9
Andy Schleck competes in what sport at an international level?
A
Formula One racing
B
American football
C
Tennis
D
Cycling
Question 9 Explanation: 
Cycling
Question 10
What does the parotid gland produce?
A
Adrenaline
B
Saliva
C
Masseter stimulants
D
Paraotic discharge
Question 10 Explanation: 
Saliva
Question 11
The International Skating Union (ISU) was formed in Scheveningen in the Netherlands in 1892 to govern speed skating and figure skating, and hosted its first Championship in Saint Petersburg in 1896. How many skaters competed?
A
1
B
4
C
50
D
650
Question 11 Explanation: 
4
Question 12
Indian Institute of Foreign Trade is located in..........
A
Mumbai
B
New Delhi
C
Pune
D
Hyderabad
Question 12 Explanation: 
New Delhi:The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade has extended beyond Delhi and has chosen West Bengal as the region to establish its first ever campus outside Delhi.
Question 13
Which district of Los Angeles is the centre of the US film industry?
A
Pinewood
B
Bollywood
C
Hollywood
D
Wellywood
Question 13 Explanation: 
Hollywood
Question 14
What was the original name of the board game invented by Elliot Rudell, similar to Scrabble, whereby letters can be stacked on top of others to create new words?
A
Funworder
B
Boggle
C
Upwords
D
3D Cross
Question 14 Explanation: 
Upwords
Question 15
Nayanar was related to..........
A
Jaina Cult
B
Saiva Cult
C
Bhagavat Cult
D
Vaishanava Cult
Question 15 Explanation: 
Shaiva Cult:Saiva cult expressed in the bhakti poetry of the Nayanmars.It is in this historical context that Shaiva Siddhanta is commonly considered a ''southern'' tradition, one that is still very much alive
Question 16
The BAFTA Award is for the contribution to..........
A
Films
B
Sports
C
Architecture
D
Literature
Question 16 Explanation: 
Films:The British Academy Film Awards are presented in an annual award show hosted by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts.BAFTA Awards-Television, Films, Video Games and Animation.
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