General knowledge quiz 1

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which film directed by Billy Wilder and starring Ray Milland, was about four days in the life of a chronic drunkard?
A
The Country Girl
B
The Struggle
C
Come Back. Little Sheba
D
The Lost Weekend
Question 1 Explanation: 
The Lost Weekend
Question 2
Name the GST committee on exports has been constituted by the Union Finance Ministry.
A
Sushil Modi committee
B
Rita Teaotia committee
C
Etela Rajender committee
D
Hasmukh Adhia committee
Question 2 Explanation: 
The Union government has constituted a GST Committee on Exports headed by revenue secretary Dr Hasmukh Adhia to look into issues of export sector and to recommend suitable strategy for helping the export sector in the post-GST scenario to the GST Council.
Question 3
The landforms that are created by massive earth movements due to place tectonics are called
A
structural landforms
B
weathering landforms
C
erosional landforms
D
depositional landforms
Question 4
.......... was the last great Hindu King of Northern India
A
Kamaragupta
B
Prabhakar Vardhana
C
Rajyavaradhan
D
Harsha Vardhana
Question 4 Explanation: 
Harshavardhan:Harsha (c. 590-647), also known as Harshavardhana, was an Indian emperor who ruled North India from 606 to 647 from his capital Kanauj. He belonged to Pushyabhuti Dynasty
Question 5
Who is the only British Prime Minister to have been assassinated?
A
Spencer Perceval
B
Winston Churchill
C
William Pitt the Younger
D
Charles Grey
Question 5 Explanation: 
Spencer Perceval
Question 6
What is an isthmus?
A
A cloud formation
B
Narrow strip of land joining two larger ones
C
A figure of speech
D
A species of tomato
Question 6 Explanation: 
Narrow strip of land joining two larger ones
Question 7
Which film features a large green, earwax-eating "hero"?
A
Monsters, Inc. (2001)
B
Green Lantern (2011)
C
Green Hornet (2011)
D
Shrek (2001)
Question 7 Explanation: 
Shrek (2001)
Question 8
International Day of UN Peacekeepers is observed on..........
A
May 29
B
April 11
C
March 9
D
May 19
Question 8 Explanation: 
May 29:The ''International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers'', May 29, is ''a day to pay tribute to all the men and women who have served and continue to serve in United Nations peacekeeping operations for their high level of professionalism, dedication, and courage and to honor the memory of those who have lost their lives in the cause of peace.''
Question 9
Wood's Dispatch is related to..........
A
Judicial Reforms
B
Economic Reforms
C
Educational Reforms
D
Religion Reforms
Question 9 Explanation: 
Educational Reforms:In accordance with Wood's despatch, Education Departments were established in every province and the University of Calcutta, the University of Bombay and the University of Madras in 1857 as well as the University of the Punjab in 1882 and the University of Allahabad in 1887.
Question 10
Wilhelm Conrad Rontgen invented the..........
A
Radium
B
X ray
C
Cosmic Rays
D
Radio Waves
Question 10 Explanation: 
X ray:Wilhelm Conrad Rontgen was a German physicist, who, on 8 November 1895, produced and detected electromagnetic radiation in a wavelength range known as X-rays or Rontgen rays, an achievement that earned him the first Nobel Prize in Physics in 1901.
Question 11
Hockey is the national sport of..........
A
Iran
B
Ireland
C
Israel
D
India
Question 11 Explanation: 
India:Both India and Pakistan's national game is hockey
Question 12
The Avvaiyar Award is presented by which state government?
A
Karnataka
B
Tamil Nadu
C
Andhra Pradesh
D
Kerala
Question 12 Explanation: 
Tamil Nadu
Question 13
In a court case in Toronto in October 1978, whose defence counsel compared him to Sylvia Plath, Vincent Van Gogh, Aldous Huxley, Judy Garland and F Scott Fitzgerald?
A
Jack Kerouac
B
Keith Richards
C
Pierre Trudeau
D
Bob Dylan
Question 13 Explanation: 
Keith Richards
Question 14
Cooch Behar Airport is located in which state?
A
Andhra Pradesh
B
West Bengal
C
Uttarakhand
D
Gujarat
Question 14 Explanation: 
West Bengal:Cooch Behar Airport is located at Cooch Behar, West Bengal, India and serves the greater Assam-Bengal border area.
Question 15
Who founded the Atmiya Sabha in Kolkata?
A
Bal Gangadhar Tilak
B
Dwaraka Nath Tagore
C
Lala Lajpat Rai
D
Ram Mohan Roy
Question 15 Explanation: 
Ram mohan Roy:Atmiya Sabha was a philosophical discussion circle in India. The association was started by Ram Mohan Roy in 1815 in Kolkata (then Calcutta).
Question 16
When is World AIDS Day observed?
A
December 1
B
December 30
C
January 5
D
November 30
Question 16 Explanation: 
December 1; theme-my health, my right
There are 16 questions to complete.

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