General knowledge quiz 772

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What was significant about the double-header between the Brooklyn Dodgers and the Boston Braves on 11 August 11 1951?
A
The Boston Braves beat the Brooklyn Dodgers
B
It was the first baseball game to be televised in colour
C
All the pitches were strikes
D
No home runs were hit
Question 1 Explanation: 
It was the first baseball game to be televised in colour
Question 2
Which of these was the last to win an Oscar for Best Picture?
A
The Godfather
B
Out of Africa
C
Braveheart
D
Tom Jones
Question 2 Explanation: 
Braveheart
Question 3
On what day in 1066 was William I crowned King of England in Westminster Abbey?
A
Easter Sunday
B
Midsummer's Day
C
Christmas Day
D
His birthday
Question 3 Explanation: 
Christmas Day
Question 4
Which of these wines comes from Germany?
A
Sekt
B
Spumante
C
Cava
D
Champagne
Question 4 Explanation: 
Sekt
Question 5
In 2015 Swiss explorers Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg completed what?
A
A voyage by sampan from Vancouver to Vietnam
B
Submarine sailing of the complete length of the mid-Atlantic rift at sea-floor level
C
The first half of the first around the world zero-fuel, solar-powered flight
D
Scaling every mountain peak over 8, 000 m
Question 5 Explanation: 
The first half of the first around the world zero-fuel, solar-powered flight
Question 6
What can be inserted to provide for delivery or drawing off liquid into or from a blood vessel, or inserting a surgical instrument?
A
Cannoli
B
Catheter
C
Cannelloni
D
Cannula
Question 6 Explanation: 
Cannula
Question 7
When did the first entry for acronyms appear in the Oxford English Dictionary?
A
1888
B
1923
C
1963
D
1943
Question 7 Explanation: 
1943
Question 8
Who among the following has the heaviest brain?
A
Horse
B
Adult human
C
Elephant
D
Sperm whale
Question 8 Explanation: 
The sperm whale has the heaviest brain:about 17.2 pounds (7.82 kilograms). Elephants do pretty well too:about 16.5 pounds for an African elephant. A human, on the average, has a measly 3.3-pound brain
Question 9
Doggles, invented by Ken and Roni di Lullo, are a type of what?
A
Sunglasses
B
Surfboard
C
Multi-pin connector
D
Station wagon
Question 9 Explanation: 
Sunglasses
Question 10
Pashto has been the official language of which country since 1936?
A
Sri Lanka
B
Pakistan
C
Bangladesh
D
Afghanistan
Question 10 Explanation: 
Afghanistan
Question 11
What fictitious national park was the setting for the 1960s TV series "Skippy the Bush Kangaroo"?
A
Waratah
B
Murrumbidgee
C
Woomera
D
Didgeridoo
Question 11 Explanation: 
Waratah
Question 12
In jazz, what kind of singing is vocal improvisation with nonsense syllables or without words at all, whereby singers have the ability to create the equivalent of an instrumental solo using their voice?
A
Goman
B
Shoo
C
Pushoff
D
Scat
Question 12 Explanation: 
Scat
Question 13
Whose wife, Elin, gave birth to his son, Charlie, early in 2009?
A
Samuel L Jackson
B
Lewis Hamilton
C
Brad Pitt
D
Tiger Woods
Question 13 Explanation: 
Tiger Woods
Question 14
In "The Wizard of Oz", what was the name of Dorothy's dog?
A
Toto
B
Snowy
C
Bullet
D
Lassie
Question 14 Explanation: 
Toto
Question 15
Which of the following is the oldest Veda?
A
Yajur Veda
B
Rig Veda
C
Sama Veda
D
Atharva Veda
Question 15 Explanation: 
Rig Veda:The Rig Veda is the oldest of the Vedas. All the other Vedas are based upon it and consist to a large degree of various hymns from it
Question 16
What name is given to a molecule or atom in which the total number of electrons is not equal to the number of protons?
A
Ion
B
Neutron
C
Black hole
D
Cyclotron
Question 16 Explanation: 
Ion
There are 16 questions to complete.

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