General knowledge quiz 733

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which day is observed as World No Smoking Day?
A
15th July
B
31st December
C
1st January
D
31st May
Question 2
In 1961 Alan Shepard made the first manned flight into space aboard what vehicle?
A
Freedom-7
B
Apollo-7
C
Luna-7
D
Explorer-7
Question 2 Explanation: 
Freedom-7
Question 3
The Immortals of Meluha is the novel of whom?
A
Sharad Chandra Tripathi
B
Anita Desai
C
Amitav Gosh
D
Amish Tripathi
Question 3 Explanation: 
Amish Tripathi:The Immortals of Meluha is the first novel of the Shiva trilogy series by Amish Tripathi. The story is set in the land of Meluha and starts with the arrival of the Shiva.
Question 4
Hari Prasad Chaurasia is a renowned player of
A
Sitar
B
Flute
C
Sarod
D
Tabla
Question 5
The only Indian woman who become President of the World Health Organisation so far is/was
A
Smt. Kamala Devi Chattopadhyaya
B
Raj Kumari Amrit Kaur
C
Smt. Vijayalakshmi Pandit
D
Dr. Sushila Nayar
Question 6
Who was the first person to win both an Oscar and a Nobel Prize?
A
George Bernard Shaw
B
Harold Pinter
C
Robert Louis Stevenson
D
Sheridan Gibney
Question 6 Explanation: 
George Bernard Shaw
Question 7
Which country won the most gold medals for the Olympic Marathon, the first 25 times that it was run (1894-2004)?
A
USA
B
Finland
C
Greece
D
Ethiopia
Question 7 Explanation: 
Ethiopia
Question 8
In 1856, who invented the process whereby 5 tons of steel could be made in 30 minutes instead of in 50lb batches over 10 days and nights, at a tenth of the cost?
A
Henry Bessemer
B
Isambard Kingdom Brunel
C
George Stephenson
D
Jethro Tull
Question 8 Explanation: 
Henry Bessemer
Question 9
Harvard University is in which state of the USA?
A
Rhode Island
B
Maine
C
Connecticut
D
Massachusetts
Question 9 Explanation: 
Massachusetts
Question 10
Leonardo da Vinci
A
was a great Italian painter, sculptor and architect
B
got universal fame form his masterpiece "Monalisa"
C
drew models of organs such as the heart, lungs and womb
D
All of the above
Question 11
The Yom Kippur War in 1973 was between Israel and which other forces?
A
China
B
Germany
C
Egypt, Syria and a coalition of other Arab countries
D
Palestine
Question 11 Explanation: 
Egypt, Syria and a coalition of other Arab countries
Question 12
What city is at the eastern end of the Trans-Siberian railway?
A
Beijing
B
Vladivostok
C
Hong Kong
D
Seoul
Question 12 Explanation: 
Vladivostok
Question 13
Which of these was the cause of 8.5 million refugees and half a million deaths between August and December 1947?
A
The eruption of Mt Pinatubo in the Philippines
B
The long march in China
C
The partition of India
D
Hurricane Alfred in the Caribbean
Question 13 Explanation: 
The partition of India
Question 14
What is the aim in a game of Hearts?
A
To avoid taking any tricks containing cards of the heart suit or the Queen of spades
B
To take as many tricks as possible containing cards of the heart suit
C
To avoid taking any tricks containing cards of the heart suit
D
To take as many tricks as possible containing cards of the heart suit and also the Queen of spades
Question 14 Explanation: 
To avoid taking any tricks containing cards of the heart suit or the Queen of spades
Question 15
Which of these are found in the blood?
A
Stigmas
B
Platelets
C
Cuticles
D
Lathes
Question 15 Explanation: 
Platelets
Question 16
The Secretary-General is required to submit an annual report on the work of the UN to
A
the General Assembly
B
the Security Council
C
the Trusteeship Council
D
All of the above simultaneously
There are 16 questions to complete.

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