General knowledge quiz 898

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Olympic gold medallists Vilhelm Carlberg, Gunde Svan, Agneta Andersson, Sixten Jernberg, Tomas Gustafson, Thomas Wassberg, Ingemar Stenmark, Gert Fredriksson, Henri Saint Cyr, Alfred Swahn, Eric Lemming and Oscar Swahn represented which country?
A
Netherlands
B
Finland
C
Sweden
D
Great Britain
Question 1 Explanation: 
Sweden
Question 2
The rivers Tewy, Taff, Tone, Taw and Torridge flow into which body of water?
A
Bristol Channel
B
Irish Sea
C
Bay of Biscay
D
River Thames
Question 2 Explanation: 
Bristol Channel
Question 3
Twins of the name of Evers-Swindell are associated with what sport?
A
High jump
B
Rowing
C
Board sailing
D
Dressage
Question 3 Explanation: 
Rowing
Question 4
On 31 October 1941, the USS Reuben James, a post-World War I four-funnelled Clemson-class destroyer, became the first US Navy ship to do what?
A
Sink a German U Boat
B
Successfully cross the Atlantic during World War II
C
Be sunk by hostile action in World War II
D
Support a major deep-sea diving operation
Question 4 Explanation: 
Be sunk by hostile action in World War II
Question 5
Which English poet and dramatist wrote "The What D'ye Call It" (1715), "The Beggar's Opera" (1728) and "Polly" (1729)?
A
John Arbuthnot
B
Jonathan Swift
C
Alexander Pope
D
John Gay
Question 5 Explanation: 
John Gay
Question 6
Which of these names is applied to a large prize in a lottery?
A
Jillpan
B
Jackpot
C
Marybowl
D
Tomtureen
Question 6 Explanation: 
Jackpot
Question 7
Tipu sultan was the ruler of
A
Hyderabad
B
Madurai
C
Mysore
D
Vijayanagar
Question 8
The ground state binding energy of positronium is half of that of
A
Hydrogen
B
Oxygen
C
Nitrogen
D
Helium
Question 8 Explanation: 
Hydrogen:Positronium (Ps) is a system consisting of an electron and its anti-particle.The ground state binding energy of positronium is half of that of Hydrogen.
Question 9
Which of the following pairs of artists and their areas of specialization is not correct?
A
Pt. Ravi Shankar-Sitar
B
M. S. Subbulakshmi-Dance
C
Hari Prasad Chaurasia-Flute
D
Ustad Zakir Hussain Khan-Tabla
Question 10
Who was the principal villan in the 2004 movie 'Spider-Man 2'?
A
Green Goblin
B
The Riddler
C
Dr. Otto Octavius
D
Sandman
Question 10 Explanation: 
Dr. Otto Octavius
Question 11
Thalassemia is a hereditary disease. It affects..........
A
Blood
B
Liver
C
Heart
D
Skin
Question 11 Explanation: 
Blood:Thalassemia is actually a group of inherited diseases of the blood that affect a person's ability to produce hemoglobin, resulting in anemia. Hemoglobin is a protein in red blood cells that carries oxygen and nutrients to cells in the body.
Question 12
Who wrote the poem called "The New Colossus" that is inscribed on the base of the Statue of Liberty?
A
Emma Lazarus
B
Robert Frost
C
Emily Dickinson
D
Walt Whitman
Question 12 Explanation: 
Emma Lazarus
Question 13
Who succeeded Joseph Smith, founder of the Mormon Church, after he was shot and killed on 27 June 1844?
A
Tom Cruise
B
Brigham Young
C
Mark Simpson
D
Billy Graham
Question 13 Explanation: 
Brigham Young
Question 14
..........is the first Indian tennis player to win a grand slam event
A
Leander Paes
B
Nirupama Vaidyanathan
C
Mahesh Bhupathi
D
Ashish Kumar
Question 14 Explanation: 
Mahesh Bhupathi:Mahesh Shrinivas Bhupathi (born 7 June 1974) is an Indian professional tennis player. In 1997, he became the first Indian to win a Grand Slam tournament (with Rika Hiraki).
Question 15
Which American swing and jazz guitarist's single string technique combined with amplification, while with Benny Goodman's bands between 1939 and 1941, helped bring the guitar out of the rhythm section and into the forefront as a solo instrument?
A
Thelonius Monk
B
Ward Kimball
C
Charlie Christian
D
Charlie Parker
Question 15 Explanation: 
Charlie Christian
Question 16
Egon Schiele (1890-1918), a major figurative artist of the early 20th century, was a protege of which other famous painter?
A
Aubrey Beardsley
B
Gustav Klimt
C
Gustave Dore
D
Paul Cezanne
Question 16 Explanation: 
Gustav Klimt
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