General knowledge quiz 912

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The white fumes that form when hydrogen chloride dissolves in water consist of what?
A
Methane
B
Hydrochloric acid
C
Arsenic
D
Helium
Question 1 Explanation: 
Hydrochloric acid
Question 2
What was probably the first commercial offshore radio station in the world, a Danish station that started regular transmission on 2 August 1958?
A
Radio Caroline
B
Radio Mercur
C
Radio Veronica
D
Radio Syd
Question 2 Explanation: 
Radio Mercur
Question 3
By what name was Rocco Francis Marchegiano heavyweight boxing world champion from September 1952, to April 1956 better known?
A
Rocky Nelson
B
Rocky Romero
C
Rocky Raccoon
D
Rocky Marciano
Question 3 Explanation: 
Rocky Marciano
Question 4
Ustad Mansur was a famous painter in the region of
A
Shajahan
B
Akbar
C
Humayun
D
Jahangir
Question 5
The Harmattan is
A
cool, extremely dry wind that forms over the Sahara and blows westward or south-westward to the African coast
B
wind that blows during the dry season from December to February
C
tertiary wind that carry great quantities of fine dust from the Sahara
D
All of the above
Question 6
Minimum Support Price (MSP) is fixed by which of the following?
A
Commission of Agriculture
B
Ministry of Finance
C
Ministry of Agriculture
D
Government of India
Question 6 Explanation: 
Government of India:Minimum Support Price (MSP) is a form of market intervention by the Government of India to insure agricultural producers against any sharp fall in farm prices. The minimum support prices are announced by the Government of India at the beginning of the sowing season for certain crops on the basis of the recommendations of the Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices (CACP).
Question 7
There is a legend that blues musician Robert Johnson sold his soul to the devil in exchange for mastery of the guitar. There is a similar story about which 19th century violin virtuoso?
A
Nigel Kennedy
B
Jean-Luc Ponty
C
Alessandro Rolla
D
Niccolo Paganini
Question 7 Explanation: 
Niccolo Paganini
Question 8
Which subsequently top tennis champion, still No 4 during 2017, was No 1 as a junior at the end of 1998?
A
Roger Federer
B
Stan Wawrinka
C
Rafael Nadal
D
Djokovic, Novak
Question 8 Explanation: 
Roger Federer
Question 9
In Scandinavian mythology, who was the son of Odin that had a magic hammer called Miohir?
A
Goosebumps
B
Itchy
C
Thor
D
Scratchy
Question 9 Explanation: 
Thor
Question 10
In November 2015 how did Michelle Payne make history?
A
She was the first person to cast a coin in the newly renovated Trevi fountain in Rome
B
She was the first to complete a global loop using only solo human power
C
She was the first female jockey to win Australia's Melbourne Cup
D
She became the first female Australian astronaut
Question 10 Explanation: 
She was the first female jockey to win Australia's Melbourne Cup
Question 11
..........is the largest church in India?
A
Se Cathedral
B
Parumala Church
C
Basilica of Bom Jesus
D
Velankanni Church
Question 11 Explanation: 
Se Cathedral:Se Cathedral in Old Goa is the largest church in India. The original building was constructed of mud and stones and straw and was erected in 1510 and was dedicated to St. Catherine. In 1538 the church status was elevated to that of a Cathedral with the establishment of the Diocese of Goa. The Cathedral as it stands today took 90 years to be completed.
Question 12
In the James Bond film "The World Is Not Enough" who played Bond girl Elektra King?
A
Sophie Marceau
B
Michelle Yeoh
C
Izabella Scorupco
D
Carey Lowell
Question 12 Explanation: 
Sophie Marceau
Question 13
Who has hosted the US series "Power of 10", "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" and "The Price Is Right"?
A
Larry King
B
David Letterman
C
Regis Philbin
D
Drew Carey
Question 13 Explanation: 
Drew Carey
Question 14
What is unusual about the feet of people who have "Morton's toe"?
A
The 5th toe is the same size as the 2nd toe
B
The 2nd toe is longer than the big toe
C
The little toe curves in towards the big toe
D
The big toe curves in towards the little toe
Question 14 Explanation: 
The 2nd toe is longer than the big toe
Question 15
What is not usually a phrase for which the acronym PDF is used?
A
Platform Divers Float
B
Portable document format
C
Planar deformation features
D
Professional Drivers' Foundation
Question 15 Explanation: 
Platform Divers Float
Question 16
Doves Type created in the late 19th century by, and exclusively for, Doves Press based on a 1470s typeface and used to print special works, now highly prized, was resurrected in 2015 after 100 years by Robert Green; why was it not used in the meantime?
A
The man who commissioned the type threw the matrices into the River Thames
B
Doves Press was destroyed by bombing in WW I
C
When the Doves Press partnership was dissolved the partners put a 100 year stop on use of the type
D
It fell out of fashion
Question 16 Explanation: 
The man who commissioned the type threw the matrices into the River Thames
There are 16 questions to complete.

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