General knowledge quiz 857

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
In Jules Verne's book "20, 000 Leagues Under the Sea", who captained the submarine the "Nautilus"?
A
Captain Flint
B
Captain Kirk
C
Captain Hoseason
D
Captain Nemo
Question 1 Explanation: 
Captain Nemo
Question 2
In Othello, of whom does Iago say "Forsooth, a great arithmetician"?
A
Burroughs
B
Hewlett Packard
C
Cassio
D
Columbine
Question 2 Explanation: 
Cassio
Question 3
Whose career was re-ignited with the release of his album "American Recordings", which included songs written by Tom Waits, Nick Lowe and Leonard Cohen, when it won the 1994 Contemporary Folk Album Grammy Award?
A
Michael Jackson
B
Stevie Wonder
C
Johnny Cash
D
Sam Cooke
Question 3 Explanation: 
Johnny Cash
Question 4
Chinook refer to..........
A
Volcanoes
B
Cyclone
C
Strom
D
Wind
Question 4 Explanation: 
Wind:In winter, temperatures can increase suddenly with the onset of a Chinook wind.
Question 5
Deepika Kumari related to..........
A
Badminton
B
Table Tennis
C
Wrestling
D
Archery
Question 6
It was established at the beginning of the 19th century, and inspired many other criminal investigation forces. What was it?
A
La Police Provinciale du Quebec, Canada
B
Metropolitan Police Service, UK
C
Bureau of Investigation, USA
D
La Surete Nationale, France
Question 6 Explanation: 
La Surete Nationale, France
Question 7
Which country is the 2016 Asia-Pacific Men's Champion in Tchoukball?
A
The Republic of China
B
Malaysia
C
New Zealand
D
Singapore
Question 7 Explanation: 
The Republic of China
Question 8
In 1284, Prince Edward (later King Edward II of England), the first son born to Edward I of England, was the first English-born what?
A
Defender of the Faith
B
Prince of Wales
C
Prime Minister
D
Worshipful Master in Freemasonry
Question 8 Explanation: 
Prince of Wales
Question 9
What is unusual about tennis professional Mianne Bagger?
A
She used to be male
B
She has a glass eye
C
She has one leg
D
She has no toes
Question 9 Explanation: 
She used to be male
Question 10
Where was the Dust Bowl, the period of prolonged dust storms and severe drought in the 20th century?
A
Mexico
B
The prairies of central and southern USA and of Saskatchewan, Canada
C
Algeria
D
Northern Territory, Australia
Question 10 Explanation: 
The prairies of central and southern USA and of Saskatchewan, Canada
Question 11
A terrorist attack was launched on New York that resulted in the destruction of the Twin Towers on which day in 2001?
A
11-Nov
B
9-Nov
C
11 September
D
9-Sep
Question 11 Explanation: 
11-Sep
Question 12
What car manufacturer was the first to design a car using a wind tunnel, the first to sell a car with a monocoque chassis, the first to offer a 5 speed gearbox as an option and the first to sell a car fitted with a V6 engine?
A
Ford
B
Lancia
C
Jaguar
D
Citroen
Question 12 Explanation: 
Lancia
Question 13
The "Alexandra", "Empress of Australia", "Gothic" and "Britannia" were what kind of ship?
A
Battleships
B
British Royal Yachts
C
America's Cup contenders
D
Ships owned by Aristotle Onassis
Question 13 Explanation: 
British Royal Yachts
Question 14
With whom did CM Punk hold the World Tag Team Championships?
A
John Cena
B
Brock Lesnar
C
Kofi Kingston
D
Chris Jericho
Question 14 Explanation: 
Kofi Kingston
Question 15
Which cities does the Madaraka Express Railway connect?
A
Mombasa and Nairobi in Kenya
B
Mombasa in Kenya and Kampala in Uganda
C
Mogadishu in Somalia, and Djibouti City
D
Addis Ababa in Ethiopia, and Asmara in Eritrea
Question 15 Explanation: 
Mombasa and Nairobi in Kenya
Question 16
India's Integrated Guided Missile Development Programme was started in..........
A
1990-91
B
1980-81
C
1982-83
D
1997-98
Question 16 Explanation: 
1982-83:Integrated Guided Missile Development Programme started in 1982-83 under the leadership of A. P. J. Abdul Kalam and ended in 2008 after these strategic missiles were successfully developed. The last major missile developed under the programme was the Agni 3 intermediate-range ballistic missile
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