General knowledge quiz 578

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Madonna sang over the closing credits of the film "A League of Their Own", which centres on women playing what sport?
A
Rugby
B
Basketball
C
Soccer
D
Baseball
Question 1 Explanation: 
Baseball
Question 2
Falcon 9 rocket was launched by
A
ISRO
B
SpaceX
C
NASA
D
CNSA
Question 2 Explanation: 
SpaceX:SpaceX successfully landed the first stage of its unmanned Falcon 9 rocket on a floating platform in the Atlantic Ocean early on Friday after launching a Japanese communications satellite into orbit.
Question 3
Court is the playing area of..........
A
Lawn Tennis
B
Basket ball
C
Football
D
Hockey
Question 3 Explanation: 
Lawn Tennis:A tennis court is the venue where the sport of tennis is played. It is a firm rectangular surface with a low net stretched across the center.
Question 4
In November 2009 at Pointe Magnin in New Caledonia, Bruna Kajiya beat Gisela Pulido to become women's freestyle World Champion in which sport?
A
Free diving
B
Cliff diving
C
Kitesurfing
D
Freestyle BMX
Question 4 Explanation: 
Kitesurfing
Question 5
"Vichyssoise" is a type of what?
A
Sausage
B
Cake
C
Stew
D
Soup
Question 5 Explanation: 
Soup
Question 6
Engineering Export Promotion Council (EEPC) India, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding, with which bank to provide easy access to export finance to the exporters in India?
A
IDBI bank
B
HDFC bank
C
Dena bank
D
Punjab National Bank
Question 6 Explanation: 
Engineering Export Promotion Council (EEPC) India, the premier trade and investment promotion body has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Punjab National Bank (PNB) to provide easy access to export finance to the exporters in India. Members of EEPC will be offered foreign currency loans and advisory support to financing projects through 200 authorised foreign exchange branches of PNB. Exporters can avail loans up to Rs 10 crore at competitive rates. Such loans will be processed within six to seven weeks after application.
Question 7
Where was playwright Samuel Beckett born?
A
Wales
B
England
C
Scotland
D
Ireland
Question 7 Explanation: 
Ireland
Question 8
The Mason-Dixon line, originally surveyed to define the border between Pennsylvania and Maryland, is along which longitude?
A
50th parallel
B
40th parallel
C
30th parallel
D
45th parallel
Question 8 Explanation: 
40th parallel
Question 9
What comedy farce by English playwright Joe Orton was first staged at the Queen's Theatre in London on 5 March 1969, after his death in 9 August 1967?
A
Loot
B
The Good and Faithful Servant
C
What the Butler Saw
D
Entertaining Mr Sloane
Question 9 Explanation: 
What the Butler Saw
Question 10
Where do the waters of the Danube rise?
A
Schaffhausen, Switzerland
B
Martinskapelle, Germany
C
Czechoslovakia
D
Donaueschingen, Germany
Question 10 Explanation: 
Martinskapelle, Germany
Question 11
A film released in 1971, starring David Hemmings and Michael Kitchen, based on a 1958 radio play by Giles Cooper, was called "Unman, Wittering and.........." who?
A
Zulu
B
Zigo
C
Xavier
D
Youngman
Question 11 Explanation: 
Zigo
Question 12
What is the offficial language of Australia?
A
English
B
French
C
Spanish
D
Portuguese
Question 12 Explanation: 
English
Question 13
Sir Anthony Caro is a leading figure in which of these activities?
A
Sculpture
B
Music
C
Photography
D
Ballet
Question 13 Explanation: 
Sculpture
Question 14
After public outrage over a painting by Goya of a nude woman ("the first totally profane life-size female nude in Western art"), he refused to paint clothes on her, and created a new painting of the same woman in the same pose, clothed. The paintings are known as "The Nude... " what and "The Clothed..." what?
A
Maja
B
Sultana
C
Recliner
D
Bather
Question 14 Explanation: 
Maja
Question 15
Who is the editor of the book 'Indira-A Centennial Tribute'?
A
M Hamid Ansari
B
Manmohan Singh
C
Rahul Gandhi
D
Anand Sharma
Question 15 Explanation: 
Anand Sharma:Mukherjee made the remarks at the launch of a book titled 'India's Indira-A Centennial Tribute', which was released by vice-president M Hamid Ansari. Senior leader Anand Sharma has edited the book.
Question 16
How would a vocal ensemble singing a cappella usually be accompanied?
A
By wind instruments in fugue
B
By nothing
C
By nothing, or instruments doubling one or more of the vocal lines
D
By an organ
Question 16 Explanation: 
By nothing, or instruments doubling one or more of the vocal lines
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