General knowledge quiz 1206

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of these is an Italian film-maker who has an airport named after him?
A
Federico Fellini
B
Sergio Leone
C
Carlo Ponti
D
Franco Zeffirelli
Question 1 Explanation: 
Federico Fellini
Question 2
What was the eventual stage name of Clem Campbell, who auditioned for band leader Johnny Dankworth in 1951?
A
Tommy Steele
B
Debbie Reynolds
C
Cleo Laine
D
Billy Fury
Question 2 Explanation: 
Cleo Laine
Question 3
The fictional story teller Uncle Remus narrates stories about what character?
A
Br'er Rabbit
B
Asterix
C
Tintin
D
Winnie the Pooh
Question 3 Explanation: 
Br'er Rabbit
Question 4
India's first indigenously built submarine was
A
INS Savitri
B
INS Shalki
C
INS Delhi
D
INS Vibhuti
Question 5
Archer Deepika Kumari awarded with Arjuna Award in the year
A
2011
B
2012
C
2013
D
2015
Question 5 Explanation: 
2011:Deepika Kumari is India's top-ranked female archer awarded with Arjuna Award in 2011
Question 6
In 1983, the highest TV audience in the USA was set by the last episode of "M*A*S*H". What programme broke that record?
A
American Idol final, 2009
B
The Superbowl, 2010
C
Presidential inauguration of Barack Obama, 2009
D
Ellen DeGeneres "came out" on The Oprah Winfrey Show, 1997
Question 6 Explanation: 
The Superbowl, 2010
Question 7
What is a young pigeon called?
A
Squab
B
Banquette
C
Divan
D
Pouffe
Question 7 Explanation: 
Squab
Question 8
..........is the risk of default on a debt that may arise from a borrower failing to make required payments.
A
Market Risk
B
Credit Risk
C
Inflation Risk
D
All of these
Question 8 Explanation: 
Credit Risk is the risk of default on a debt that may arise from a borrower failing to make required payments.
Question 9
Which among the following, has become the first city in India to use robot to control unruly traffic?
A
Varanasi
B
Indore
C
Jaipur
D
Kochi
Question 9 Explanation: 
Indore has become the first city in India where a robot is being used on an experimental basis to control its ever growing and unruly traffic. The traffic police in association with a private engineering college of the city for the first time installed a metallic robot at a busy MR 9 intersection on an experimental basis to control the chaotic traffic in the locality.
Question 10
When was the first road speed limit set in the UK for powered vehicles?
A
1878
B
1903
C
1861
D
1920
Question 10 Explanation: 
1861
Question 11
Which of these was a ruler of the Persian empire?
A
Darius the Great
B
Alexander the Great
C
Attila the Hun
D
Ivan the Terrible
Question 11 Explanation: 
Darius the Great
Question 12
Konkan Coast is the..........
A
Northern Coastal Plain
B
Western Coastal Plain
C
Southern Coastal Plain
D
Eastern Coastal Plain
Question 12 Explanation: 
Western Coastal Plain:The Konkan is a coastal strip of land bounded by the Sahyadri hills on the east, and Arabian Sea on the west.
Question 13
Indian Wild Ass Sanctuary also known as the Wild Ass Wildlife Sanctuary is located in..........
A
Karnataka
B
Nagaland
C
Gujarat
D
Madhya Pradesh
Question 14
ICAO stands for
A
International Civil Aviation Organization
B
Indian Corporation of Agriculture Organization
C
Institute of Company of Accounts Organization
D
None of the above
Question 15
Which British actor debuted on the West End stage in 1956 in "Look Back in Anger", a role he had originated at the Royal Court which made him a star, and made his film debut in 1960 in "The Entertainer" opposite Laurence Olivier?
A
Albert Finney
B
Peter O'Toole
C
Sean Connery
D
Alan Bates
Question 15 Explanation: 
Alan Bates
Question 16
Which Scottish ballerina made her international debut in 1941, married Ludovic Kennedy in 1950, appeared in films from 1948 to 1960, and died in 2006?
A
Moira Shearer
B
Margot Fonteyn
C
Alicia Markova
D
Rowena Jackson
Question 16 Explanation: 
Moira Shearer
There are 16 questions to complete.

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