General knowledge quiz 749

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
India's first totally electrified district in which state?
A
Madhya Pradesh
B
Maharashtra
C
Kerala
D
Karnataka
Question 1 Explanation: 
Kerala:Palakkad today became the first fully electrified district of the country
Question 2
Who was the leader of the band playing at the Palomar Ballroom, Los Angeles, in August 1935, when the "Jitterbug" became a new dance craze?
A
Louis Armstrong
B
Joe Venuti
C
Benny Goodman
D
Stephane Grappelli
Question 2 Explanation: 
Benny Goodman
Question 3
In an atomic explosion, enormous energy is released which is due to
A
conversion of chemical energy into heat energy
B
conversion of mechanical energy into nuclear energy
C
conversion of mass into energy
D
conversion of neutrons into protons
Question 4
The headquarters of Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) is shifted to Hyderabad from..........
A
Ahmedabad
B
Mumbai
C
New Delhi
D
Bengaluru
Question 4 Explanation: 
New Delhi:The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) is an autonomous, statutory agency tasked with regulating and promoting the insurance and re-insurance industries in India.[2] It was constituted by the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority Act, 1999, [3] an act of Parliament passed by the government of India.The agency's headquarters are in Hyderabad, Telangana, where it moved from Delhi in 2001
Question 5
Who holds second and third place for most yards rushing in a single season in the NFL?
A
Barry Sanders
B
Jim Brown
C
OJ Simpson
D
Dick Lane
Question 6
After a kangaroo court trial in 1989 which European leader and his wife were then executed by firing squad?
A
Nikolae Ceausescu
B
Benito Mussolini
C
Josip Broz Tito
D
Alexander Dubcek
Question 6 Explanation: 
Nikolae Ceausescu
Question 7
What is the 18th century Frenchman Antoine Louis known for?
A
Organising a military alliance between Louis XV and Charles Stuart against George II (UK)
B
Being second in command to Napoleon Bonaparte
C
Writing the play "Cyrano de Bergerac"
D
Inventing the guillotine
Question 7 Explanation: 
Inventing the guillotine
Question 8
Who created St Trinians, a fictional girls' boarding school, the subject of 8 books and 7 films between 1954 and 2009?
A
Edward Lear
B
Gerald Scarfe
C
Ronald Searle
D
Lewis Carrol
Question 8 Explanation: 
Ronald Searle
Question 9
When steam is passed over hot coke, it produces which type of gas?
A
Mixed gas
B
Tear gas
C
Poisonous gas
D
Synthesis gas
Question 9 Explanation: 
Synthesis gas:Water gas is a synthesis gas, containing carbon monoxide and hydrogen. It is a useful product but requires careful handling due to its flammability and the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning.
Question 10
When a sensor is attached to the tip of someone's finger or their earlobe in the course of a hospital stay what is it measuring?
A
Peripheral oxygen saturation of the blood
B
Pulse
C
Blood pressure
D
Temperature
Question 10 Explanation: 
Peripheral oxygen saturation of the blood
Question 11
Which direction does the biggest river in South America flow?
A
East north east
B
West south west
C
East south east
D
West north west
Question 11 Explanation: 
East north east
Question 12
The Great Fire of London in 1666 happened when which King was on the British throne?
A
William II
B
Charles II
C
Henry II
D
Elizabeth II
Question 12 Explanation: 
Charles II
Question 13
The game of "racquets" developed into which sport?
A
Baseball
B
Bowling
C
Squash
D
Rounders
Question 13 Explanation: 
Squash
Question 14
Stories about what fictional heroes were written under the pen name of Franklin W Dixon?
A
The Secret Seven
B
The Hardy Boys
C
The Famous Five
D
The X-Men
Question 14 Explanation: 
The Hardy Boys
Question 15
What is the name of the stretch of water between India and Sri Lanka?
A
Cook Strait
B
Strait of Magellan
C
Palk Strait
D
Strait of Juan de Fuca
Question 15 Explanation: 
Palk Strait
Question 16
Mary Kom named AIBA ambassador for Women's World Championship.She was related to which sport?
A
Swimming
B
Weight Lifting
C
Tennis
D
Boxing
Question 16 Explanation: 
Boxing:Mangte Chungneijang Mary Kom, known simply as Mary Kom, is a boxer from the Sino-Tibetan speaking Kom tribe in Manipur, representing India.
There are 16 questions to complete.

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