General knowledge quiz 871

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Red Gauntlet is a type of climbing what?
A
Rose
B
Strawberry
C
Crab
D
Snail
Question 1 Explanation: 
Strawberry
Question 2
Which of these is a form of clay used in the production of oil paint pigments, the name for which derives from the most notable Renaissance location for it, a city in Tuscany, Italy?
A
Tuscan
B
Sienna
C
Imola
D
Bari
Question 2 Explanation: 
Sienna
Question 3
Who is the author of the book 'Democrats and Dissenters'?
A
Ramachandra Deva
B
Keshava Guha
C
Ramachandra Guha
D
Ram Gopa
Question 3 Explanation: 
Ramachandra Guha:Historian and biographer Ramachandra Guha's new collection of essays ''Democrats and Dissenters'' has been acquired by Penguin Random House.
Question 4
Who is the editor of the book ''Majuli:Resources and Challenges''?
A
Sanjib Kumar Borkakoti
B
Sushil Kumar
C
Jeet Singh
D
Sanjeev Das
Question 4 Explanation: 
''Majuli:Resources and Challenges'' is a book that appreciates the beauty and challenges of Majuli, in Assam. ''Majuli:Resources and Challenges'' was edited by Sanjib Kumar Borkakoti. It was published by Authorspress. This book is a collection of essays written by experts. It is filled with photographs, maps, diagrams and charts. Majuli is considered to be the world's largest freshwater river island and the single island district in India. Sanjib Kumar Borkakoti is an author and academician. He has expressed strong concern in the book to make Majuli a World Heritage Site.
Question 5
What goes through the Channel Tunnel that links Folkestone in the UK with Coquelles, near Calais in northern France?
A
Canal
B
8 lane motorway
C
Bridle path
D
Railway lines
Question 5 Explanation: 
Railway lines
Question 6
Who is the writer for the TV series "Absolutely Fabulous"?
A
Tracey Ullman
B
Hugh Laurie
C
Ruby Wax
D
Jennifer Saunders
Question 6 Explanation: 
Jennifer Saunders
Question 7
"Lewis Carroll" was the pseudonym of which author?
A
Charles Lamb
B
David Beckham
C
C L Dodson
D
Marion Evans
Question 7 Explanation: 
C L Dodson
Question 8
The Dungeness Crab, which first began to be fished commercially in the mid 19th century, takes its name from where?
A
Punta Dungeness, Chile
B
Dungeness, Kent, UK
C
Dungeness, Washington, USA
D
Dungeness, Georgia, USA
Question 8 Explanation: 
Dungeness, Washington, USA
Question 9
When a light wave is reflected from a mirror, there is a change in its..........
A
Refractive Index
B
Reflective Index
C
Frequency
D
Amplitude
Question 9 Explanation: 
Amplitude:When a light wave is reflected from a mirror, there is a change in its amplitude because reflected wave is reflected in phase with the incoming wave
Question 10
What is the name given to an unidentified serial killer who was active in the Whitechapel area and adjacent districts of London, England, in late 1888?
A
Dick Turpin
B
Machine Gun Kelly
C
Billy The Kid
D
Jack the Ripper
Question 10 Explanation: 
Jack the Ripper
Question 11
The dancing figure of Shiva called Nataraja was made during..........period
A
Pallava
B
Pandya
C
Chera
D
Chola
Question 11 Explanation: 
Chola:Shiva as Nataraja was made during the Chola Dynasty, which is known as one of... There are many other brass figures depicting Shiva as Lord of the Dance.
Question 12
The first graphic novel ''Munnu:A Boy from Kashmir'' authored by whom?
A
Sajad Gharibi
B
Usman T. Malik
C
Ammar Malik
D
Malik Sajad
Question 12 Explanation: 
Malik Sajad:''Munnu:A Boy from Kashmir'' The first graphic novel to emerge out of Kashmir portrays the daily lives and challenges of its people.It is authored by by Malik Sajad.
Question 13
At the awards for "The Best of the Booker", a special prize awarded in commemoration of the Booker Prize's 40th anniversary, it was noted that two authors had won the Booker twice, J.M. Coetzee and who else?
A
A S Byatt
B
Salman Rushdie
C
Peter Carey
D
Margaret Atwood
Question 13 Explanation: 
Peter Carey
Question 14
..........is the currency of Malaysia
A
Peso
B
Euro
C
Ringgit
D
Franc
Question 14 Explanation: 
Ringgit
Question 15
Which team broke Germany's decade-long stranglehold on the Rowing World Cup in 2007?
A
New Zealand
B
Great Britain
C
Switzerland
D
Burkina Faso
Question 15 Explanation: 
Great Britain
Question 16
April 25 observed as..........
A
World Book Day
B
World Hemophilia Day
C
World Autism Awareness Day
D
World Malaria Day
There are 16 questions to complete.

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