General knowledge quiz 773

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Who won the World Open Under-16 Snooker Championship title in the girls category, in Saint Petersburg, Russia?
A
Girija Kumar
B
Sneha Chandrasekar
C
Bharati Mahendran
D
Anupama Ramachandran
Question 1 Explanation: 
On 8th October 2017, Anupama Ramachandran of India won the World Open Under-16 Snooker Championship title in the girls category, in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Federation of Billiards Sports of Russia (FBSR) hosted the first ever World Open championships for Under-16 boys and girls.A total of 73 cueists from all over the world participated.
Question 2
The largest dune files are found in
A
Middle East
B
North Africa
C
both (a) and (b)
D
None of the above
Question 3
What is pinyin?
A
Phonetic script used in Taiwan, Singapore and mainland China
B
A skittle in ten-pin bowling in Japan
C
A type of noodle
D
A species of bamboo
Question 3 Explanation: 
Phonetic script used in Taiwan, Singapore and mainland China
Question 4
In mathematical terms what does a martingale offer?
A
The expected value of an outcome may differ from the current one given present and prior outcomes
B
The expected value of a process at one time is equal to the expected value of the process next time
C
The chances of a future outcome are not affected by past outcomes
D
A winning strategy can be based on past history
Question 4 Explanation: 
The chances of a future outcome are not affected by past outcomes
Question 5
When Johnny Weissmuller left a championship career in sport to star in "Tarzan" films, what sport did he leave?
A
Swimming
B
Archery
C
Lawn bowls
D
Street hockey
Question 5 Explanation: 
Swimming
Question 6
Which Czechoslovakian composer studied his native folk music and incorporated it into his work, including the opera "Jenufa"?
A
Arnold Walter
B
Bedrich Smetana
C
Antonin Dvorak
D
Leos Janacek
Question 6 Explanation: 
Leos Janacek
Question 7
The region in which region, partial of the light reaches is called as..........
A
Umbra
B
Opaque
C
Transparent
D
Penumbra
Question 7 Explanation: 
Penumbra:Partial solar eclipses occur when the viewer is inside the penumbra.
Question 8
St George's Channel separates mainland Britain from where?
A
Netherlands
B
Ireland
C
Channel Islands
D
Norway
Question 8 Explanation: 
Ireland
Question 9
Which of these is based in Arlington, Virginia in the USA?
A
NASA headquarters
B
Golden Gate Bridge
C
Graceland museum
D
The Pentagon
Question 9 Explanation: 
The Pentagon
Question 10
Which British TV series starring John Simm as DCI Sam Tyler and Philip Glenister as DCI Gene Hunt was remade in the USA starring Jason O'Mara and Harvey Keitel?
A
The Office
B
Ashes to Ashes
C
Life On Mars
D
Gene Genie
Question 10 Explanation: 
Life On Mars
Question 11
The first black American to win the Nobel Prize for literature is
A
Aurthe Ashe
B
Martin Luther King
C
Toni Morrison
D
Nelson Mandela
Question 12
Eau Rouge, Raidillon, La Source, Blanchimont and Bus Stop are features of a venue for what sport?
A
Formula One Motor racing
B
Horse racing
C
Indycar Auto racing
D
Golf
Question 12 Explanation: 
Formula One Motor racing
Question 13
The plot of which play by William Shakespeare, whereby the King of Sicilia becomes convinced that his wife and his childhood friend have committed adultery and borne a daughter, was taken from Robert Greene's "Pandosto" (1588), but given a happy ending?
A
Troilus and Cressida
B
Love's Labours Lost
C
The Winter's Tale
D
Pericles, Prince of Tyre
Question 13 Explanation: 
The Winter's Tale
Question 14
The budget is a statement of the estimated receipts and expenditure of the government of India in a financial year, which begins on..........
A
1st January
B
1st April
C
1st November
D
1st March
Question 14 Explanation: 
1st April:The budget is a statement of the estimated receipts and expenditure of the government of India in a financial year, which begins on 1st April and ends on 31st March
Question 15
The "Hall of Mirrors" is in which building?
A
The White House
B
Palace of Versailles
C
The Louvre
D
Kensington Palace
Question 15 Explanation: 
Palace of Versailles
Question 16
Where was the 5, 421m (17, 785 ft) high Chacaltaya ski resort?
A
Bolivia
B
Switzerland
C
Lesotho
D
Japan
Question 16 Explanation: 
Bolivia
There are 16 questions to complete.

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