General knowledge quiz 851

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Who is the inventor of Optical Fibre?
A
Ruska Knoll
B
William Sturgeon
C
Narinder Singh Kapany
D
George Claude
Question 1 Explanation: 
s:Narinder Singh Kapany was born in Punjab. He educated in India. Kapany has lived in the United States for forty-five years. In 1952, this earlier work led Kapany to conduct studies that led to the invention of optical fibre.
Question 2
The song "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend" was famously performed by Marilyn Monroe in which 1953 film?
A
The Carpetbaggers
B
Stagecoach
C
Viva Las Vegas
D
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
Question 2 Explanation: 
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
Question 3
Which of these are most associated with the first establishment of democracy as a form of government?
A
Solon and Cleisthenes; 6th century BCE
B
Maximilien Robespierre; 18th century
C
Emperor Constantine; 4th century
D
Genghis Khan; 12th century
Question 3 Explanation: 
Solon and Cleisthenes; 6th century BCE
Question 4
In darts, what is the next in the sequence 1, 18, 4, 13, 6?
A
17
B
15
C
2
D
10
Question 4 Explanation: 
10
Question 5
Where would you find the river called The Ouse?
A
England
B
Canada
C
Australia
D
Zimbabwe
Question 5 Explanation: 
England
Question 6
Who wrote "Auld Lang Syne" in 1789?
A
Benjamin Britten
B
Robert Louis Stephenson
C
Robert Burns
D
George Formby
Question 6 Explanation: 
Robert Burns
Question 7
Colin Meads played rugby union for which country?
A
New Zealand
B
Wales
C
Australia
D
South Africa
Question 7 Explanation: 
New Zealand
Question 8
DRDL stands for
A
Defence Research and Development Laboratary
B
Department of Research and Development Laboratory
C
Differential Research and Documentation Laboratary
D
None of the above
Question 9
The flag of which country, consisting of three horizontal stripes of red, white and blue (almost identical to that of the Netherlands), was first used in 1845 and officially adopted on June 23, 1972?
A
Andorra
B
Liechtenstein
C
Switzerland
D
Luxembourg
Question 9 Explanation: 
Luxembourg
Question 10
In the musical "The Wiz" (1975), who is Addaperle?
A
The Good Witch of the North
B
The Wicked Witch Of The West
C
The Good Witch of the South
D
The Wicked Witch of the East
Question 10 Explanation: 
The Good Witch of the North
Question 11
What were the frequent subjects of French impressionist painter Degas?
A
People in the street
B
Horses
C
Ballet dancers
D
Farm labourers at work
Question 11 Explanation: 
Ballet dancers
Question 12
When South Sudan was established as an country independent of Sudan in 2011 how was this done?
A
By referendum
B
A truce between warring factions
C
Military action overseen by the East African Community
D
By edict from the religious leader of Sudan
Question 12 Explanation: 
By referendum
Question 13
The first woman to win a Nobel Prize was..........
A
Betty Williams
B
Mother Teresa
C
Marie Curie
D
Aiya Myrdal
Question 13 Explanation: 
Marie Curie:The first woman to win a Nobel Prize wasMarie Curie, who won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1903 with her husband, Pierre Curie, and Henri Becquerel. Curie is also the only woman to have won multiple Nobel Prizes; in 1911, she won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
Question 14
Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary is located in Karnataka..........
A
Kerala
B
Jammu and Kashmir
C
Maharashtra
D
None of these
Question 14 Explanation: 
None of these, correct answer-Karnataka
Question 15
Who is most likely to perform a "pas de deux"?
A
Chef
B
Bullfighter
C
Ballet dancer
D
Insurance salesman
Question 15 Explanation: 
Ballet dancer
Question 16
When cream is separated from milk
A
the density of milk increases
B
the density of milk decreases
C
the density of milk remains unchanged
D
it becomes more viscous
There are 16 questions to complete.

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