General knowledge quiz 832

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Government has proposed to introduce a system of measuring annual learning with focus on..........educationally-backward blocks.
A
5, 345
B
1, 265
C
3, 479
D
2, 976
Question 1 Explanation: 
Government will introduce a system of measuring annual learning outcomes and come out with an innovation fund for secondary education. Focus will be on 3, 479 educationally-backward blocks.
Question 2
Which computer company produced the BBC Micro which dominated the market in the 1980s?
A
Apple
B
Acorn
C
Peach
D
Conker
Question 2 Explanation: 
Acorn
Question 3
Which of these sayings is attributed to US president Teddy Roosevelt?
A
Turn on, tune in, drop out
B
I never met a man I didn't like
C
Speak softly and carry a big stick
D
Bop bop shoo wop shoo wop shoo wop wop
Question 3 Explanation: 
Speak softly and carry a big stick
Question 4
What is the name for the unit of work done by a force of 1 dyne moving through a distance of 1 centimetre?
A
Watt
B
Erg
C
Therblig
D
Horsepower
Question 4 Explanation: 
Erg
Question 5
Sangin is one of the city in which country?
A
Afghanistan
B
Syria
C
Iran
D
Pakistan
Question 5 Explanation: 
Afghanistan
Question 6
Who is the highest wicket taker in Test cricket?
A
Shane Warne
B
Brian Lara
C
Courtney Walsh
D
Muttiah Muralitharan
Question 7
Who was the son of Ashoka?
A
Huvishka
B
Mahinda
C
Rajaram
D
Durdhara
Question 7 Explanation: 
Devi was the mother of Ashoka's first son Mahinda(Mahendra) who was born two years after their marriage in the year 285CE when Ashoka was 20 years old. 3 years later was born Sanghamitra, Samrat Ashoka and Maharani Devi's second child.
Question 8
Sharad Joshi Samman is awarded for
A
Cartoon
B
Satire and essay
C
Trade Union Activity
D
Social Service
Question 9
Who is the co-director and co-writer of British television shows with Ricky Gervais?
A
David Nobbs
B
Eric Sykes
C
Stephen Merchant
D
Robert Nye
Question 9 Explanation: 
Stephen Merchant
Question 10
Who invented the Light Emitting Diode(LED)?
A
Zacharias Janssen
B
Adolph Rickenbacker
C
Nick Holonyak
D
Percy Spencer
Question 10 Explanation: 
Nick Holonyak:Nick Holonyak is an American engineer and educator. He is noted particularly for his 1962 invention of a light-emitting diode that emitted visible red light instead of infrared light.
Question 11
Who was the author of "Around The World In 80 Days" and "20, 000 Leagues Under The Sea"?
A
H G Wells
B
Jules Verne
C
H Rider Haggard
D
Jonathan Swift
Question 11 Explanation: 
Jules Verne
Question 12
For the type of bet called a "Trifecta", how many horses are picked?
A
4
B
3
C
5
D
2
Question 12 Explanation: 
3
Question 13
A placenta in which the umbilical cord is attached at the placental margin is called what?
A
Battledore placenta
B
Placenta previa
C
Placenta accreta
D
Placenta increta
Question 13 Explanation: 
Battledore placenta
Question 14
Michael Nyqvist is an actor from which country?
A
Switzerland
B
Australia
C
Sweden
D
USA
Question 14 Explanation: 
Sweden
Question 15
The Headquarters of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation(NATO) is..........
A
Vienna
B
Brussels
C
Paris
D
Rome
Question 16
Which of these events happened after the birth of Princess Anne, the daughter of Queen Elizabeth II?
A
Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II
B
Prince Charles born
C
Marriage of Queen Elizabeth II
D
Edward VIII abdicated
Question 16 Explanation: 
Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II
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