General knowledge quiz 949

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What is the name for the negative pressure generator invented by Robert Henderson and used extensively by Phillip Drinker and Louis Agassiz Shaw?
A
Flight simulator
B
Decompression chamber
C
Wind tunnel
D
Iron lung
Question 1 Explanation: 
Iron lung
Question 2
The Nathpa Jhakri Dam is constructed on the..........river in Himachal Pradesh
A
Vaigai River
B
Son River
C
Betwa River
D
Satluj River
Question 2 Explanation: 
Satluj River:The Nathpa Jhakri Dam is a concrete gravity dam on the Satluj River in Himachal Pradesh, India. The primary purpose of the dam is hydroelectric power production and it supplies a 1, 500 megawatts underground power station with water.
Question 3
Which of these is the surname of two American brothers who were pioneer aviators?
A
Gallagher
B
Fiennes
C
Wright
D
Chemical
Question 3 Explanation: 
Wright
Question 4
Which of the following city nickname is City of Seven Hills?
A
Chicago
B
Naples
C
Milan
D
Rome
Question 4 Explanation: 
Rome:Only one city has for more than 2000 years been known as the city on seven hills. That city isRome.Of the seven hills of current Rome, five (the Aventine, Caelian, Esquiline, Quirinal, and Viminal hills) are populated with monuments, buildings, and parks. The Capitoline Hill now hosts Rome's city hall, and the Palatine Hillbelongs to the main archaeological area.
Question 5
What is the atomic symbol for the element tungsten?
A
Yb
B
Tn
C
Lu
D
W
Question 5 Explanation: 
W
Question 6
'Six Machine' is an autobiography of which cricketer?
A
Ricky Ponting
B
Washim Akram
C
Chris Gayle
D
Brian Lara
Question 6 Explanation: 
Jamaican cricketer Chris Gayle's autobiography, 'Six Machine' published by Anurag Singh Thakur, President of the BCCI at a gala event in Delhi, which was organised by Dunamis Sportainment in association with Penguin India.
Question 7
What German engineer led the design teams for the V2 rocket that blitzed London and the Saturn V rocket for the US space programme?
A
Werner von Braun
B
Dr Ferdinand Porsche
C
Max von Sydow
D
Hermann Goring
Question 7 Explanation: 
Werner von Braun
Question 8
The.44 Magnum was made famous by which fictional TV policeman?
A
Inspector Morse
B
Hercule Poirot
C
Dirty Harry
D
Officer Jonathan "Jon" Baker
Question 8 Explanation: 
Dirty Harry
Question 9
Anooti Vishal is an author of which book?
A
Kaysath Culture and Cuisine
B
Very Good Lives
C
The Girl Who didn't Give Up
D
The Human Race of History
Question 9 Explanation: 
Kaysath Culture and Cuisine:Anooti Vishal is an author of Kaysath Culture and Cuisine
Question 10
The expansion of ''Pradhan Mantri Mahila Shakti Kendra'' scheme was extended from 2017-18 to..........?
A
2019-20
B
2020-21
C
2021-22
D
2022-23
Question 10 Explanation: 
Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) gave approval for the expansion of schemes of the Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD) under the umbrella scheme ''Mission for Protection and Empowerment for Women''. i. The expansion has been approved for a period from 2017-18 to 2019-20 with financial outlay of 3636.85 crore. Central Share will be approximately Rs.3084.96 crore. Under Union Budget 2017-18, corpus of Rs 500 crore was announced for setting up Mahila Shakti Kendras in 14 lakh Anganwadi Centres at village
Question 11
What was the title of Quentin Crisp's autobiography published in 1968?
A
Time Waits For No-one
B
Meals on Wheels
C
Don't worry, Be Happy
D
The Naked Civil Servant
Question 11 Explanation: 
The Naked Civil Servant
Question 12
Who designed the yellow sheath dress with matching coat worn by Michelle Obama at Barack Obama's inauguration in 2009?
A
Isabel Toledo
B
Jason Wu
C
Miuccia Prada
D
David and Elizabeth Emanuel
Question 12 Explanation: 
Isabel Toledo
Question 13
..........was described by Mahatma Gandhi as his mother
A
Bhagvad Gita
B
Ramayanam
C
Mahabharatha
D
Bible
Question 13 Explanation: 
Bhagvad Gita:Mahatma Gandhi described the Gita as his mother
Question 14
These are the last lines of which musical:"How many can I kill, Chino? How many-and still have one bullet left for me? DON'T YOU TOUCH HIM! Te adoro, Anton."
A
West Side Story
B
The Sound of Music
C
My Fair Lady
D
The Music Man
Question 14 Explanation: 
West Side Story
Question 15
The Awards conferred by the Hollywood Foreign press Association which is given annually for creditable efforts in film direction, are
A
Golden Bear Award
B
Oscar Award
C
Owen Global Prize
D
Golden Globe Award
Question 16
Which South American country contains the lowest of the areas in the continent which lie below sea level?
A
Peru
B
Brazil
C
Argentina
D
Uruguay
Question 16 Explanation: 
Argentina
There are 16 questions to complete.

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