General knowledge quiz 1179

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which New Zealand born writer produced the award-winning "The Theory of Everything" (2014)?
A
Andrew Adamson
B
Greg McGee
C
Anthony McCarten
D
Graham Moore
Question 1 Explanation: 
Anthony McCarten
Question 2
Lok Sabha seats of Uttar Pradesh is..........
A
25
B
80
C
65
D
50
Question 2 Explanation: 
80
Question 3
A club in central London called "The Night Tripper" that opened on 23 December 1966 later changed its name to what?
A
The UFO
B
The Ad Lib
C
The Marquee
D
CBGBs
Question 3 Explanation: 
The UFO
Question 4
How many runs did VVS Laxman score in his ODI debut?
A
100
B
1
C
99
D
0
Question 4 Explanation: 
VVS Laxman was played his debut match against Zimbabwe on April 9, 1998 at Cuttack. Unfortunately he was out for leg before by Mbangwa for 0. Azharuddin and Jadeja both scored 100s and India won the match by 32 runs.
Question 5
Who won the World Darts Championship 4 times in the 1980s?
A
Phil Taylor
B
Jocky Wilson
C
Eric Bristow
D
Keith Deller
Question 5 Explanation: 
Eric Bristow
Question 6
Which web portal was portal to monitor progress and implementation of the Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY)?
A
SAMANVAY
B
SAGYAY
C
SMANVGY
D
SANAMVAY
Question 6 Explanation: 
SAMANVAY:Union Rural Development Minister Chaudhary Birender Singh launched 'SAMANVAY' web portal to monitor progress and implementation of the Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY) for development of Gram Panchayats.
Question 7
The Sex Pistols' initial career lasted two and a half years. How many studio albums of frsh material did they issue officially in that period?
A
2
B
5
C
3
D
1
Question 7 Explanation: 
1
Question 8
Where are The Kerguelen Islands, a territory of France, also known as Desolation Island?
A
Pacific Ocean
B
Atlantic Ocean
C
Indian Ocean
D
Arctic Ocean
Question 8 Explanation: 
Indian Ocean
Question 9
The drug "diazepam" is used chiefly to what?
A
Reduce anxiety
B
Reduce weight
C
Control diabetes
D
Counter travel sickness
Question 9 Explanation: 
Reduce anxiety
Question 10
Limestone added as..........in the extraction of iron
A
Flux
B
Slag
C
Gangue
D
Catalyst
Question 10 Explanation: 
Flux:Limestone used as a flux which is used to remove impurities (such as silica (SiO2)) in the ore to forms a slag which melts and collects above the iron at the bottom of the furnace.
Question 11
Who, when campaigning in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1912, was shot by John Schrank, but continued to deliver his ninety minute speech with blood seeping into his shirt?
A
William McKinley
B
James Garfield
C
Theodore Roosevelt
D
William Henry Harrison
Question 11 Explanation: 
Theodore Roosevelt
Question 12
The computer game "Star Wars:Rogue Squadron", released in December 1998, in which the player controls Luke Skywalker as commander of an elite group of X-wing pilots, is set mainly between which two "Star Wars" films?
A
Episode IV:A New Hope" & "Episode V:The Empire Strikes Back
B
"Episode II:Attack of the Clones" & "Episode III:Revenge of the Sith"
C
"Episode V:The Empire Strikes Back" & "Episode VI:Return of the Jedi"
D
"Episode I:The Phantom Menace" & "Episode II:Attack of the Clones"
Question 12 Explanation: 
"Episode IV:A New Hope" & "Episode V:The Empire Strikes Back"
Question 13
According to Arthurian legend, who was the father of Galahad?
A
Lancelot
B
Mordred
C
The Green Knight
D
Bors
Question 13 Explanation: 
Lancelot
Question 14
The Supermarine Spitfires that were used by Britain in World War II were powered by engines from which manufacturer?
A
Pratt and Whitney
B
Rolls Royce
C
General Electric
D
Hawker Siddeley
Question 14 Explanation: 
Rolls Royce
Question 15
In the USA and Canada, what does "MLS" signify?
A
An inning where no batter has hit the ball
B
Basketball's best player of the year award
C
A touchdown from an illegal move not seen by the referee
D
A professional soccer league
Question 15 Explanation: 
A professional soccer league
Question 16
Ranthambore Tiger Reserve lies in which state of India?
A
Rajasthan
B
Kerala
C
Karnataka
D
Bihar
Question 16 Explanation: 
Rajasthan:Ranthambore Tiger Reserve lies in the eastern part of Rajasthan state in Karauli and Sawai Madhopur districts.
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