General knowledge quiz 1030

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Who wrote "A History of Richard III" and "Utopia"?
A
Geoffrey Chaucer
B
Richard Burton
C
Malory
D
Sir Thomas More
Question 1 Explanation: 
Sir Thomas More
Question 2
A type of temporary bridge, invented during World War II, was designed by Sir Donald..
A
Bailey
B
Suspension
C
Brooklyn
D
Girder
Question 2 Explanation: 
Bailey
Question 3
How many different people were Prime Minister of Canada in the first 100 years after the first was appointed in 1867?
A
20
B
14
C
25
D
30
Question 3 Explanation: 
14
Question 4
Who appeared in the films "The Parent Trap" (1998), "Freaky Friday" (2003), "Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen" (2004), "Mean Girls" (2004), "Herbie:Fully Loaded" (2005), "Bobby" (2006) and "Machete" (2010)?
A
Kate Winslet
B
Dakota Fanning
C
Hilary Swank
D
Lindsay Lohan
Question 4 Explanation: 
Lindsay Lohan
Question 5
The headquarters of Food and Agriculture Organisation is in
A
Washington
B
Paris
C
Madrid
D
Rome
Question 6
Beti Bacho, Beti Padho Yojana was launched with an initial corpus of
A
Rs.100cr
B
Rs.500cr
C
Rs.1000cr
D
Rs.200cr
Question 6 Explanation: 
Rs.100cr:Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao is a Government of India scheme that aims to generate awareness and improving the efficiency of welfare services meant for women. Launched:22 January 2015, Initial:Rs.100cr
Question 7
In what film does Kylie Minogue play La Fee Verte (The Green Fairy), a synonym for the drink absinthe?
A
Final Fantasy:The Spirits Within
B
Fantasia/2000
C
Shrek
D
Moulin Rouge!
Question 7 Explanation: 
Moulin Rouge!
Question 8
What is the main attraction at Taronga Park, Sydney?
A
Zoo
B
Golf course
C
Cricket ground
D
Art Gallery
Question 8 Explanation: 
Zoo
Question 9
Which of the following is the negotiable instrument?
A
Fixed Deposit of a Bank
B
Share certificate issued by a PSU
C
Demand Draft issued by a bank
D
Debenture of a company
Question 9 Explanation: 
A demand draft is a negotiable instrument similar to a bill of exchange. A bank issues a demand draft to a client (drawer), directing another bank (drawee) or one of its own branches to pay a certain sum to the specified party (payee).
Question 10
Who was the daughter of William Godwin and Mary Wollstonecraft, who wrote "Frankenstein", verse plays, romances and travel books?
A
Mary Shelley
B
George Eliot
C
Emily Bronte
D
Ann Radcliffe
Question 10 Explanation: 
Mary Shelley
Question 11
Which war pitted anarchists, socialists, and Communists supported by the Soviets and international volunteers, against conservatives, monarchists, nationalists and fascists, with the support of Portugal, Fascist Italy and Nazi Germany?
A
The Crimean War
B
The Spanish Civil War
C
The Korean War
D
The Hundred Years War
Question 11 Explanation: 
The Spanish Civil War
Question 12
S in IDS stands for
A
Support
B
Savings
C
Scheme
D
Service
Question 12 Explanation: 
IDS is Income Declaration Scheme.
Question 13
Babbit is an alloy of..........
A
Iron
B
Nickel
C
Tin
D
Copper
Question 13 Explanation: 
Tin:Babbitt metal is an alloy of Tin.It is also called white metal, is a soft, white non-ferrous alloy used to provide a bearing surface. It has properties that help reduce friction which make it a good material to use in a plain bearing.
Question 14
What is millet in agriculture?
A
Large seeded grasses
B
Cultivated for their edible dry seeds
C
Small seeded grasses
D
Millets are poor in nutrient content
Question 14 Explanation: 
Small seeded grasses:Millets are a group of highly variable small-seeded grasses, widely grown around the world as cereal crops or grains for fodder and human food.
Question 15
Which of these is not a prison in England?
A
Pentonville
B
San Quentin
C
Reading
D
Wandsworth
Question 15 Explanation: 
San Quentin
Question 16
What is the stage name of Robin Hannah Louise Kenny, who was born on 7 January, 1983?
A
Lady Ga Ga
B
Rhianna
C
Dido
D
Madonna
Question 16 Explanation: 
Rhianna
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