General knowledge quiz 729

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Who was given a personalised iPod by Barack Obama when he visited in April 2009?
A
Michael Jackson
B
Nelson Mandela
C
Rachel Hunter
D
Queen Elizabeth II
Question 1 Explanation: 
Queen Elizabeth II
Question 2
In 1935 Count Basie, composer, jazz pianist and band leader, with his newly formed band developed his signature tune, which was what?
A
Ah, Sweet Mystery of Life
B
Animal Crackers in My Soup
C
Bess, You is My Woman Now
D
One O'Clock Jump
Question 2 Explanation: 
One O'Clock Jump
Question 3
What does the "P" stand for in the international athletes organisation, formed in 2007, WFPF?
A
Parkour
B
Polevaulting
C
Paralympic
D
Prosthetic
Question 3 Explanation: 
Parkour
Question 4
What is the fourth planet from the Sun?
A
Mars
B
Earth
C
Venus
D
Jupiter
Question 4 Explanation: 
Mars
Question 5
Who was the first president of the Constituent Assembly?
A
Dr.Sachidananda Sinha
B
Dr.Rajendra Prasad
C
Dr.Ambedkar
D
Coomer Mookerjee
Question 5 Explanation: 
Dr. Sachidananda Sinha:Dr. Sachchidananda Sinha was the first elected chairman (temporary) of Constituent Assembly. Later Dr. Rajendra Prasad was elected as the president and Its vice-president was Harendra Coomar Mookerjee, a Christian from Bengal and former vice-chancellor of Calcutta University. Also chairing the assembly's Minorities Committee, Mookerjee was appointed governor of West Bengal after India became a republic.
Question 6
The number of principal organs of the United Nation is
A
3
B
4
C
5
D
6
Question 7
What is the name for a loose mock-biographical quatrain such as "When Alexander Pope / Accidentally trod on the soap / And came down on the back of his head / Never mind what he said"?
A
Spinney
B
Limerick
C
Sonnet
D
Clerihew
Question 7 Explanation: 
Clerihew
Question 8
Which is the weakest force?
A
Gravity
B
Electromagnetic
C
Nuclear
D
Friction
Question 8 Explanation: 
Gravity
Question 9
In..........the Sriharikota Space Centre was renamed as Prof. Satish Dhawan Space Centre.
A
1998
B
2000
C
2002
D
2008
Question 9 Explanation: 
2002:In 2002 the Sriharikota Space Centre was renamed as Prof. Satish Dhawan Space Centre.
Question 10
Jurisdiction of the supreme court has..........fold
A
One
B
Two
C
Three
D
Four
Question 10 Explanation: 
Three:Original, Appellate & Advisory The jurisdiction of the Supreme Court is three-fold, namely, (a) Original jurisdiction-Article 131 of the Constitution of India deals with the original jurisdiction of the Supreme Court of India ; (b) Appellate jurisdiction-The appellate jurisdiction of the Supreme Court of India is provided by the Articles 132, 133, 134, 136 and 138 of the Constitution of India ; and (c) Advisory jurisdiction-Advisory jurisdiction of the Supreme Court of India is provided by the Article 143 of the Constitution of India.
Question 11
Which of these was the last to win a Academy Award for Best Picture?
A
Gigi
B
Rebecca
C
Oliver!
D
Braveheart
Question 11 Explanation: 
Braveheart
Question 12
The mnemonic Roy G. Biv is an aid to remembering what?
A
The colours of the rainbow
B
The inventor of the crossword puzzle
C
Species of African elephant
D
The first elements of the atomic table
Question 12 Explanation: 
The colours of the rainbow
Question 13
What is pognophobia the fear of?
A
Beards
B
Noses
C
Dogs
D
Bears
Question 13 Explanation: 
Beards
Question 14
Who fell out of favour with Queen Elizabeth I over his intrigue with Elizabeth Throgmorton, was imprisoned and eventually beheaded?
A
Lord Melchett
B
Sir Francis Drake
C
Sir Walter Raleigh
D
Captain Flashman
Question 14 Explanation: 
Sir Walter Raleigh
Question 15
in which song does the singer say "I'm gonna love you, like nobody's loved you", "High as a mountain, deep as a river"?
A
Come On
B
P S I Love You
C
River Deep, Mountain High
D
Come Rain or Come Shine
Question 15 Explanation: 
Come Rain or Come Shine
Question 16
Hamid Karzai was chosen president of Afghanistan in
A
2000
B
2001
C
2002
D
2003
Question 16 Explanation: 
Hamid Karzai As Acting President-From 22 December 2001 to 19 June 2002 As President-From 19 June 2002 to 7 December 2004.
There are 16 questions to complete.

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