General knowledge quiz 639

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What launcher was used by the European Space Agency, the first of which was sucessfully launched in 1979?
A
Icarus
B
Beauteous
C
Ariane
D
Flaminia
Question 1 Explanation: 
Ariane
Question 2
It has been ranked in the top 20 TV shows of all time, and ran in the US from 1987 to 1991, centring on a group of baby boomer yuppies. Which is it?
A
Thirtysomething
B
Two's Company
C
Family Ties
D
The Cosby Show
Question 2 Explanation: 
Thirtysomething
Question 3
The GRAPES-3 experiment (or Gamma Ray Astronomy PeV EnergieS phase-3) located at..........
A
Leh
B
Ooty
C
Hanle
D
Bangalore
Question 3 Explanation: 
Ooty:The GRAPES-3 experiment (or Gamma Ray Astronomy PeV EnergieS phase-3) located at Ooty in India started as a collaboration of the Indian Tata Institute of Fundamental Research and the Japanese Osaka City University, and now also includes the Japanese Nagoya Women's University.
Question 4
The Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology is located in which city?
A
Pune
B
Mumbai
C
Chennai
D
New Delhi
Question 4 Explanation: 
Pune
Question 5
Who is Larry Pressler?
A
Politician
B
Painter
C
Actor
D
Tennis player
Question 6
Which is the odd one out?
A
Telecommunication
B
Teleportation
C
Television
D
Telekinesis
Question 6 Explanation: 
Telekinesis
Question 7
Sourav Ganguly made his Test debut in 1996.How many runs did he score in the 1st innings of that match?
A
132
B
131
C
32
D
99
Question 7 Explanation: 
Sourav Ganguly was known as God on the off-side.
Question 8
Factor payment Interest paid to a bank for
A
Crop Loan
B
Personal Loan
C
Business Loan
D
Home Loan
Question 8 Explanation: 
Crop Loan:Factor payment Interest paid to a bank for crop loan
Question 9
What ship was wrecked on sandbanks off the coast of The Netherlands in 1799, causing a staggering loss to Lloyds of London which had insured it and its cargo?
A
Santa Maria de la Consolacion
B
The Vliegenthart (Flying Hart)
C
Akerendam
D
HMS Lutine
Question 9 Explanation: 
HMS Lutine
Question 10
A Star of David can be seen in the stained glass of the cathedral of which Mexican city?
A
Mazatlan
B
Mexico City
C
Cancun
D
Guadalajara
Question 10 Explanation: 
Mazatlan
Question 11
Which country has recently started to construct the world's first ''Forest City?
A
Netherland
B
USA
C
China
D
Russia
Question 11 Explanation: 
China
Question 12
Minamata disease, a neurological syndrome with symptoms including ataxia, numbness, general weakness, narrowing of vision and damage to hearing and speech, and even insanity, paralysis, coma and death within weeks, is caused by severe poisoning by what?
A
Mercury
B
Lead
C
Uranium
D
Aluminium
Question 12 Explanation: 
Mercury
Question 13
The London production of which play by acclaimed Australian playwright, David Williamson, won him the George Devine Award, the first time for a non-UK writer?
A
Don's Party
B
The Removalists
C
Sanctuary
D
Brilliant Lies
Question 13 Explanation: 
The Removalists
Question 14
Chuck Yeager in a plane first broke the sound barrier in 1957, Joseph Kittinger set a time in 1960 of 4m 37s in free fall from a height of 19.5 miles and reached a speed of 614 mph. On 14 October 2012 Austrian Felix Baumgartner set new records, which of these was not among them?
A
First freefall to break the sound barrier
B
Longest freefall
C
Highest freefall
D
Fastest freefall
Question 14 Explanation: 
Longest freefall
Question 15
What did Bikini Atoll become famous for in 1946?
A
As the target for the USA to drop an atomic bomb as a test
B
Inspiring a new type of swimwear
C
As the subject of early research by Jacques Cousteau into its marine life
D
Housing an emerging volcano
Question 15 Explanation: 
As the target for the USA to drop an atomic bomb as a test
Question 16
The first goal in Football World Cup history was scored on 18 July 1930 by Lucien Laurent of France. France won 4-1. Who were they playing against?
A
Mexico
B
USA
C
Belgium
D
India
Question 16 Explanation: 
Mexico
There are 16 questions to complete.

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