General knowledge quiz 824

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The tributaries of Krishna river are..........
A
Bhima
B
Koyna
C
Tunghbhadra
D
All of these
Question 1 Explanation: 
All of these:The largest tributary of the Krishna River is the Tungabhadra with a drainage basin measuring 71, 417 km2 running for about 531 km but the longest tributary is the Bhima and koyna also one of the tributary of Krishna river
Question 2
Which 1952 film, directed by Vittorio de Sica, was about a penniless old man (played by Carlo Battisti) and his dog, Flick?
A
Umberto D
B
The Bicycle Thief
C
Miracle In Milan
D
The Pensioner
Question 2 Explanation: 
Umberto D
Question 3
Which of these was a nickname for professional golfer Jack Nicklaus who was competitive internationally from 1962 to 1980?
A
The Flying Dutchman
B
The Golden Bear
C
The Great White Shark
D
The Flying Finn
Question 3 Explanation: 
The Golden Bear
Question 4
The capital of the U S A, Washington, DC, is bordered by Maryland and which other state?
A
Pennsylvania
B
Virginia
C
New York
D
Maine
Question 4 Explanation: 
Virginia
Question 5
Which organisation was formed in 1976 by Fred Hemmings to put together an annual tour of 12 events around the world with a points system for event placings to decide a champion?
A
Formula One Constructors Association
B
International Professional Surfing (IPS) organisation
C
Wimbledon Tennis Club
D
Marylebone Cricket Club
Question 5 Explanation: 
International Professional Surfing (IPS) organisation
Question 6
In which city did Popes officially reside from 1309 to 1378?
A
Nice
B
Paris
C
Perpignan
D
Avignon
Question 6 Explanation: 
Avignon
Question 7
Which Boxing Hall of Famer died in Los Angeles at an age of 60 who is popularly known as 'The Hawk'?
A
Charlie Mohr
B
Aaron Pryor
C
Muhammad Ali
D
Benjamin Saryu
Question 7 Explanation: 
Boxing Hall of Famer Aaron Pryor died in Los Angels. He was 60. Pryor was known as 'The Hawk'. He built a 39-1 record with 35 knockouts during a career. His biggest moments in the ring were his two junior welterweight victories over Arguello. His first bout against Arguello is still considered one of the greatest fights in boxing history.
Question 8
In the nursery rhyme "The House That Jack Built", what was wrong with the cow?
A
It had no tail
B
It had only 3 legs
C
It had a crumpled horn
D
It gave no milk
Question 8 Explanation: 
It had a crumpled horn
Question 9
What does the International Avogadro Project aim to achieve?
A
Redefine the kilogram in terms of a fixed number of atoms in a sphere of silicon
B
Re-express the Avogadro constant
C
Explore new uses for the Avogadro constant
D
Apply the Avogadro constant to sports science
Question 9 Explanation: 
Redefine the kilogram in terms of a fixed number of atoms in a sphere of silicon
Question 10
Betla National Park is located in..........
A
Nagaland
B
Himachal Pradesh
C
West Bengal
D
Jharkhand
Question 11
Which of these is a spirit distilled from cane sugar molasses, fermented with yeast?
A
Gin
B
Whisky
C
Rum
D
Brandy
Question 11 Explanation: 
Rum
Question 12
What number cannot be written in Roman numerals?
A
1 million
B
99
C
Zero
D
666
Question 12 Explanation: 
Zero
Question 13
The Digital India Prgramme has how many pillars?
A
9
B
8
C
10
D
6
Question 13 Explanation: 
9:Nine 'Pillars of Digital India' that they identify as being 1.Broadband Highways 2.Universal Access to Mobile Connectivity 3.Public Internet Access Programme 4.e-Governance-Reforming Government through Technology 5.eKranti-Electronic delivery of services 6.Information for All 7.Electronics Manufacturing 8.Digital or IT for Jobs 9.Early Harvest Programmes
Question 14
What is a set of table top games simulating team sports such as soccer, cricket, both rugby and hockey, and closely associated with soccer, which for many years was marketed as "the replica of Association Football"?
A
Subbuteo
B
Sususulio
C
Bushido
D
Hokkaido
Question 14 Explanation: 
Subbuteo
Question 15
Sometimes called St Stephen's Tower, now formally Elizabeth Tower, it houses a famous landmark in Britain; what is that?
A
The ravens for the Tower of London
B
The crown jewels
C
The bell, Big Ben, for the clock at the north end of the Palace of Westminster
D
The machinery for raising and lowering sections of Tower Bridge
Question 15 Explanation: 
The bell, Big Ben, for the clock at the north end of the Palace of Westminster
Question 16
Muga silk is the product from which state?
A
Assam
B
Tamil Nadu
C
Maharashtra
D
Karnataka
Question 16 Explanation: 
Assam:Muga silk is the product of the silkworm Antheraea assamensis endemic to Assam. The larvae of these moths feed on som (Machilus bombycina) and sualu (Litsaea polyantha) leaves.
There are 16 questions to complete.

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