General knowledge quiz 658

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The Greek mathematician, mystic and scientist Pythagoras is best known for the Pythagorean theorem, which concerns what?
A
Illnesses of elephants
B
Stars
C
Water levels
D
Triangles
Question 1 Explanation: 
Triangles
Question 2
Who married actress Tea Leoni on 6 May 1997, announced their separation on 15 October 2008, and in September 2009 announced that they had reconciled?
A
Brad Pitt
B
Daniel Day Lewis
C
Anthony Hopkins
D
David Duchovny
Question 2 Explanation: 
David Duchovny
Question 3
After winning the UK series "The X Factor", Steve Brookstein released his first single on 20 December 2004, which debuted on the UK Singles Chart at #2 and later was #1 on 2 January 2005 for 1 week. It was a cover of what song?
A
"Against All Odds" by Phil Collins
B
"My Way" by Frank Sinatra
C
"Yesterday" by The Beatles
D
"Albatross" by Fleetwood Mac
Question 3 Explanation: 
"Against All Odds" by Phil Collins
Question 4
Alice Springs is a city in..........
A
USA
B
Switzerland
C
Australia
D
New Zealand
Question 4 Explanation: 
Australia:Alice Springs is a remote town in Australia's Northern Territory, halfway between Darwin and Adelaide, both 1, 500km away. It's a popular gateway for exploring the Red Centre, the country's interior desert region.
Question 5
Who was an English record producer for The Animals, Herman's Hermits, Donovan, Lulu, Nancy Sinatra, The Yardbirds, Suzi Quatro, Kim Wilde and the Jeff Beck Group?
A
Mickey Rooney
B
Mickey Mantle
C
Mickey Mouse
D
Mickie Most
Question 5 Explanation: 
Mickie Most
Question 6
The Badagas are an indigenous tribal people living in which state?
A
Kerala
B
Tamil Nadu
C
Maharastra
D
Odisha
Question 6 Explanation: 
Tamil Nadu:The Badagas are an indigenous tribal people inhabiting the Nilgiri Hills of Tamil Nadu, southern India. Their language is Badaga
Question 7
In which decade was the transistor invented?
A
1940s
B
1950s
C
1960s
D
1980s
Question 7 Explanation: 
On December 23, 1947, William Shockley, Walter Brattain and John Bardeen, of Bell Labs, announced their discovery of the point-contact germanium transistor to management.
Question 8
In which Australian city can be found the suburbs of Indooroopilly, Jamboree Heights, Jindalee and Kangaroo Point?
A
Adelaide
B
Melbourne
C
Perth
D
Brisbane
Question 8 Explanation: 
Brisbane
Question 9
What did the Romans call Ireland?
A
Sparta
B
Hadrian
C
Hibernia
D
Leprechaun
Question 9 Explanation: 
Hibernia
Question 10
Lai Haroba is a dance related to which state?
A
Madhya pradesh
B
Andhra pradesh
C
Manipur
D
Assam
Question 10 Explanation: 
Manipur:Lai Haraoba is a Manipuri festival, and is associated with Meiteis, celebrated to please traditional deities.Celebrated in honour of the sylvan deities known as Umang Lai, the festival represents the worship of traditional deities and ancestors.
Question 11
What nationality was tennis champion Bjorn Borg?
A
Norwegian
B
Finnish
C
Danish
D
Swedish
Question 11 Explanation: 
Swedish
Question 12
Who received the first Nobel Prize in Physics?
A
Wilhelm Rontgen
B
Hendrik Lorentz
C
Marie Curie
D
J. J. Thomson
Question 12 Explanation: 
Wilhelm Rontgen:Wilhelm Conrad Rontgen was a German physicist, who, on 8 November 1895, produced and detected electromagnetic radiation in a wavelength range known as X-rays or Rontgen rays, an achievement that earned him the first Nobel Prize in Physics in 1901.
Question 13
Which minerals are found in Chhattisgarh?
A
Iron-ore, limestone, dolomite
B
Coal, bauxite, corundum
C
Gaunet, guartz, marble, diamond
D
All of the above
Question 14
Which of these was the title of a TV series starring Robert Stack as Eliot Ness, who was in charge of a police unit that tackled criminals during the American Prohibition?
A
The Untouchables
B
The Unmentionables
C
The Invincibles
D
The Unnoticables
Question 14 Explanation: 
The Untouchables
Question 15
The mind sports included the first World Games in 2008 were chess, draughts (checkers), go (weiqi), xiangqi (Chinese chess) and which other?
A
Snakes and Ladders
B
Pokemon
C
Bridge
D
Snap
Question 15 Explanation: 
Bridge
Question 16
What is "Yakitori"?
A
Medicine to cure headaches
B
A Japanese island
C
Eye shadow
D
Food made from chicken
Question 16 Explanation: 
Food made from chicken
There are 16 questions to complete.

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