General knowledge quiz 907

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Who invented Airship (rigid)?
A
Dr. Alan M. Turing
B
Roger Bacon
C
G. Ferdinand Von Zeppelin
D
Otto
Question 2
Value Added Tax (VAT) is
A
indirect tax levied at each stage of production and distribution, from the primary produce to the retailer
B
tax calculated on the selling price, but in declaring the liability to the government, the seller is allowed to deduct any tax paid by him when he bought the goods
C
both (a) and (b)
D
None of the above
Question 3
What was the dolphin that accompanied vessels near French Pass, a channel used by ships sailing between Wellington and Nelson, New Zealand between 1888 and 1912?
A
Davina
B
Opo
C
Pelorus Jack
D
Taniwha Blue
Question 3 Explanation: 
Pelorus Jack
Question 4
Despite its name it is square and contains the arena for boxing contests, what is it called?
A
Amphitheatre
B
Quadrangle
C
Ring
D
Circuit
Question 4 Explanation: 
Ring
Question 5
These are the first lines from what song:"I was a humdrum person, leading a life apart, when love flew in through my window wide, and quickened my humdrum heart"?
A
What Is This Thing Called Love
B
Help!
C
Look Through Any Window
D
Someone to Watch Over Me
Question 5 Explanation: 
What Is This Thing Called Love
Question 6
What type of creature is a katydid?
A
Lion
B
Bird
C
Insect
D
Elephant
Question 6 Explanation: 
Insect
Question 7
According to Greek legend, which of the 9 muses was the muse of Tragedy?
A
Thalia
B
Melpomene
C
Euterpe
D
Clio
Question 7 Explanation: 
Melpomene
Question 8
FRS stands for
A
Fellow Research System
B
Federation of Regulation Society
C
Fellow of Royal Society
D
None of the above
Question 9
What was the author Tolstoy's first name?
A
Taurus
B
Leo
C
Aquarius
D
Capricorn
Question 9 Explanation: 
Leo
Question 10
Glyndebourne is associated with what type of festival?
A
Food
B
Farming
C
Opera
D
Wine
Question 10 Explanation: 
Opera
Question 11
The 1984 Winter Olympics were the first conducted under the presidency of whom?
A
Avery Brundage
B
Jacques Rogge
C
Lord Killanin
D
Juan Antonio Samaranch
Question 11 Explanation: 
Juan Antonio Samaranch
Question 12
"Magic" Johnson was a leading player in which sport?
A
Ice hockey
B
Baseball
C
Basketball
D
American football
Question 12 Explanation: 
Basketball
Question 13
..........is written by Chetan Mahajan
A
The Second Coming
B
The Bad boys of bokaro jail
C
Why I Assassinated Gandhi
D
Truth Always Prevails
Question 13 Explanation: 
The Bad boys of bokaro jail:The Bad boys of bokaro jail is written by Chetan Mahajan
Question 14
Which of these is a word for the irrational fear of women?
A
Gynophobia
B
Glossophobia
C
Venustraphobia
D
Ephebiphobia
Question 14 Explanation: 
Gynophobia
Question 15
What is a slight fluctuation in pitch caused by the player of a stringed instrument shaking a finger while stopping a string?
A
Vibrato
B
Reverb
C
Whammy
D
Echo
Question 15 Explanation: 
Vibrato
Question 16
What is a more formal name for ear wax?
A
Theramin
B
Cerumen
C
Riboflavin
D
Borax
Question 16 Explanation: 
Cerumen
There are 16 questions to complete.

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