General knowledge quiz 891

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Who developed the first practical transformer?
A
William B. Shockley
B
Walter H. Brattain
C
James Van Allen
D
William Stanley
Question 1 Explanation: 
William Stanley:William Stanley was an inventor and engineer. He developed the first practical transformer
Question 2
Who directed the pilot episode of the award-winning US TV series "Boardwalk Empire"?
A
Jeremy Podeswa
B
Tim van Patten
C
Martin Scorsese
D
Ed Bianchi
Question 2 Explanation: 
Martin Scorsese
Question 3
Doha is the capital of which country?
A
Mexico
B
Qatar
C
UK
D
Russia
Question 3 Explanation: 
Qatar:Qatar-Doha (Capital) and Riyal(Currency)
Question 4
Centre for Wind Energy Technology located in
A
Chennai
B
Mumbai
C
Lucknow
D
Ujjain
Question 4 Explanation: 
Chennai:Centre for Wind Energy Technology (C-WET) in Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Question 5
Which is the style of music, characterised by staccato offbeat rhythms, and owing much to the influence of mento, jazz, ska and rhythm and blues?
A
Art pop
B
Rap
C
Soul
D
Reggae
Question 5 Explanation: 
Reggae
Question 6
What does the "B" stand for in the name of the computer language called "BASIC"?
A
Basic
B
Beginner's
C
Boolean
D
British
Question 6 Explanation: 
Beginner's
Question 7
Castor oil is used in the production of which of these?
A
Floor polish
B
Vehicle brake fluid
C
Soap
D
Lemonade
Question 7 Explanation: 
Vehicle brake fluid
Question 8
The magnetosphere becomes unstable during the magnetic storms during a period of
A
initial phase
B
storm sudden commencement phase
C
main phase
D
None of the above
Question 9
The Bretton Woods Agreements, signed by 44 nations in 1944, were about what?
A
A forestry initiative
B
Ending World War I
C
International finance
D
Setting up the new country of Israel
Question 9 Explanation: 
International finance
Question 10
What usually causes the bone disease called rickets?
A
Alopecia
B
Lack of natural light
C
Lactose intolerance
D
A deficiency of vitamin D
Question 10 Explanation: 
A deficiency of vitamin D
Question 11
What is the inherited condition that causes the body to retain copper, which can lead to brain and liver damage?
A
Cuprophobia
B
Parkinson's disease
C
Downs syndrome
D
Wilson's disease
Question 11 Explanation: 
Wilson's disease
Question 12
Which of these words means the back of the head?
A
Brow
B
Lilliput
C
Occupancy
D
Occiput
Question 12 Explanation: 
Occiput
Question 13
In England, Dick Turpin (1706-39), Claude Duval (1643-70) and John Nevison (1639-84) were well known as what?
A
Highwaymen
B
Ambassadors to the court of St James
C
Architects
D
Actors
Question 13 Explanation: 
Highwaymen
Question 14
Which of these is a type of shark?
A
Roundhead
B
Sorehead
C
Fathead
D
Hammerhead
Question 14 Explanation: 
Hammerhead
Question 15
IBRD is an international financial institution that offers loans to middle-income developing countries.In that B mean
A
Bank
B
Business
C
Banking
D
Bankers
Question 15 Explanation: 
Bank:The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) is an international financial institution that offers loans to middle-income developing countries. The IBRD is the first of five member institutions that compose the World Bank Group and is headquartered in Washington, D.C., United States. It was established in 1944.
Question 16
Palbinder Kaur became first turbaned judge of which country?
A
USA
B
UK
C
Canada
D
Australia
Question 16 Explanation: 
Canada
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