General knowledge quiz 988

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Who wrote the poem "Daffodils"?
A
John Keats
B
William Wordsworth
C
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
D
Lord Byron
Question 1 Explanation: 
William Wordsworth
Question 2
To what did the light-heavyweight boxer Cassius Clay change his name?
A
Sirimavo Bandaranaike
B
Yusuf Islam
C
Don Stephen Senanayake
D
Muhammad Ali
Question 2 Explanation: 
Muhammad Ali
Question 3
Avogadro's number is..........
A
025$\times$1024
B
correctchoice 023$\times$1026 3.
Question 3 Explanation: 
6.023$\times$1023:1 mol atom = 6.023$\times$1023 atoms-Avogadro's number It states that the number of molecules present in 12g of C-12 is called one mol
Question 4
In England, the Estates of the Realm are the Clergy, the Lords and the Commons. What is known as the "Fourth Estate"?
A
The farmers
B
The voters
C
The businessmen
D
The press
Question 4 Explanation: 
The press
Question 5
The Pyrenees mountains are located on the border between..........and..........
A
Romania, Bulgaria
B
Norway, Sweden
C
Hungary, Romania
D
France, Spain
Question 6
Who was the leader of 617 Squadron, formed during World War II and known as the Dambusters?
A
Keith Park
B
Douglas Bader
C
Guy Gibson
D
Trafford Leigh-Mallory
Question 6 Explanation: 
Guy Gibson
Question 7
Raja Lakhamagouda dam, aka Hidkal dam, is a dam constructed across the..........River in the Krishna River basin
A
Tungabhadra
B
Kaveri
C
Ghataprabha
D
Bhadra
Question 8
Hiuen Tsang visited India during the reign of
A
Harshavardhana
B
Rajyavardhana
C
Adityavardhana
D
Prabhakaravardhana
Question 8 Explanation: 
Harshavardhana:Hiuen-Tsang (or Yuan Chwang), a Chinese Pilgrim, visited India during the reign of Harsha.
Question 9
Who made the first, in western countries, practical successful and widely usable vaccinations in 1796 against smallpox?
A
Louis Pasteur
B
Alexander Fleming
C
Jonas Salk
D
Edward Jenner
Question 9 Explanation: 
Edward Jenner
Question 10
India's first greenfield airport is in..........
A
Ahmedabad
B
Hyderabad
C
Mumbai
D
New Delhi
Question 10 Explanation: 
Hyderabad
Question 11
Who won the 1996 Formula One Driver's championship?
A
David Coulthard
B
Eddie Irvine
C
Damon Hill
D
Nigel Mansell
Question 11 Explanation: 
Damon Hill
Question 12
Bill Clinton is fairly fluent in which language other than English?
A
German
B
French
C
Polish
D
Italian
Question 12 Explanation: 
German
Question 13
Where did Horatio Nelson lose his right arm?
A
Copenhagen
B
Trafalgar
C
Calvi, Corsica
D
Santa Cruz
Question 13 Explanation: 
Santa Cruz
Question 14
What was the name of Han Solo's spacecraft in the first "Star Wars" film to be released?
A
Red Dwarf
B
Tardis
C
USS Enterprise
D
Millennium Falcon
Question 14 Explanation: 
Millennium Falcon
Question 15
An early type of futures market, and a huge speculative bubble, related to what?
A
Rice, in 1710
B
Olives, 6th century BCE
C
Tulip bulbs, in 1636-7
D
Corn, in 1851
Question 15 Explanation: 
Tulip bulbs, in 1636-7
Question 16
Which movie star was found dead at her home in Brentwood, Los Angeles, California on 5 August 1962?
A
Susan Hampshire
B
Elizabeth Taylor
C
Marilyn Monroe
D
Natalie Wood
Question 16 Explanation: 
Marilyn Monroe
There are 16 questions to complete.

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