General knowledge quiz 993

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Who is the youngest actor to receive an Oscar for the Best Actor in a Leading Role?
A
Marlon Brando
B
Adrien Brody
C
Richard Dreyfuss
D
Nicholas Cage
Question 1 Explanation: 
Adrien Brody
Question 2
What was the first standardised system of measurement established in Mesopotamia?
A
Bi-Sexagesimal System B
B
Cubit of Nippur
C
Royal gur-cube
D
GAN2 System G
Question 2 Explanation: 
Royal gur-cube
Question 3
Tennis, sometimes called real, or royal, tennis, differs from lawn tennis in a number of ways; which of these is not one?
A
The racquet head is bent slightly
B
The court is enclosed, and wider and longer
C
It includes a scoring area called "dedans"
D
Scoring is all by 15s, i.e. 15, 30, 45...
Question 3 Explanation: 
Scoring is all by 15s, i.e. 15, 30, 45...
Question 4
Escape velocity of a rocket fired from the earth towards the moon is a velocity to get rid of the
A
Earth's gravitational pull
B
Moon's gravitational pull
C
Centripetal force due to the earth's rotation
D
Pressure of the atmosphere
Question 5
..........is the currency of Ireland
A
Rial
B
Pound
C
Peso
D
Euro
Question 5 Explanation: 
Euro:Ireland-Dublin(Capital) and Euro(Currency)
Question 6
Which of these was a star of the 1998 to 2006 TV series "Will and Grace"?
A
Jane Leeves
B
Calista Flockhart
C
Debra Messing
D
Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Question 6 Explanation: 
Debra Messing
Question 7
Who created the character of Hercule Poirot?
A
Agatha Christie
B
Ngaio Marsh
C
P D James
D
Georges Simenon
Question 7 Explanation: 
Agatha Christie
Question 8
In the 18th century, whale bone was used universally in making which of these?
A
Horses' bridles
B
Pipes
C
Shoes
D
Ladies' corsets
Question 8 Explanation: 
Ladies' corsets
Question 9
What is the middle name of Parthiv Patel?
A
Rohan
B
Jaichandra
C
Ajay
D
Karan
Question 9 Explanation: 
Lucky Fellow! He missed his 12th boards, thanks to the 2003 World Cup.
Question 10
A drake is the adult male of which bird?
A
Turkey
B
Goose
C
Eagle
D
Duck
Question 10 Explanation: 
Duck
Question 11
The modern British period of history called "The Winter of Discontent" began when?
A
1987
B
1978
C
1982
D
1992
Question 11 Explanation: 
1978
Question 12
Which of these is the name for a textbook of magic spells?
A
Omnibus
B
Almanac
C
Lexicon
D
Grimoire
Question 12 Explanation: 
Grimoire
Question 13
Who is the first female pilot in Indian Navy?
A
Avani Chaturvedi
B
Shubhangi Swaroop
C
Saarah Hameed
D
Durba Banerjee
Question 13 Explanation: 
The first batch of female officers passed out from the Indian Naval Academy at Ezhimala on 22nd November 2017. Shubhangi Swaroop, a native of Bareilly in Uttar Pradesh, has become the first woman pilot in the Navy. She will soon be flying Maritime Reconnaissance aircraft. Three other women cadets, Astha Segal from New Delhi, Roopa A. from Puducherry and Sakthi Maya S. from Kerala, also became the country's first women officers at NAI (Naval Armament Inspectorate), branch of the Navy.
Question 14
When King George II of Great Britain and Ireland died in 1760, who succeeded him?
A
His brother
B
His son
C
His grandson
D
His sister
Question 14 Explanation: 
His grandson
Question 15
In NEFT(National Electronic Funds Transfer), maximum amount per transaction is limited to
A
Rs.25, 000
B
Rs.10, 000
C
Rs.50, 000
D
Rs.30, 000
Question 15 Explanation: 
There is no limit, either minimum or maximum-on the amount of funds that could be transferred using NEFT. However, maximum amount per transaction is limited to Rs.50, 000/-for cash-based remittances within India
Question 16
Who was the female lead in the film "Leprechaun"?
A
Courteney Cox
B
Lisa Kudrow
C
Christina Applegate
D
Jennifer Aniston
Question 16 Explanation: 
Jennifer Aniston
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