General knowledge quiz 1257

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What is the name of the process by which a wave motion such as light or sound is turned back on reaching a boundary between two media?
A
Referendum
B
Refraction
C
Reflation
D
Reflection
Question 1 Explanation: 
Reflection
Question 2
Persistance of vision is the principle behind which among the following?
A
Cinema
B
Telescope
C
Periscope
D
Microscope
Question 2 Explanation: 
Cinema:Persistence of vision refers to the optical illusion whereby multiple discrete images blend into a single image in the human mind and believed to be the explanation for motion perception in cinema and animated films. Like other illusions of visual perception, it is produced by certain characteristics of the visual system.
Question 3
Which of the following is India's first Credit Information Company?
A
CRISIL
B
CIBIL
C
SMERA
D
CERSAI
Question 3 Explanation: 
TransUnion CIBIL Limited is India's first Credit Information Company, also commonly referred as a Credit Bureau. It collect and maintain records of individuals' and non-individuals' (commercial entities) payments pertaining to loans and credit cards. These records are submitted to credit bureau by banks and other lenders on a monthly basis; using this information a Credit Information Report (CIR) and Credit Score is developed, enabling lenders to evaluate and approve loan applications.
Question 4
Which town on the Isle of Wight has hosted an annual Regatta since 1851?
A
Bournemouth
B
Cowes Bay
C
Cowes
D
Gosport
Question 4 Explanation: 
Cowes
Question 5
In 2017 the new president of the USA, Donald Trump, had wars of words on social media with many people but the social media war with which person particularly disturbed many countries outside America?
A
Theresa May, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
B
Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London
C
Kim Jong Un, supreme leader of North Korea
D
James Comey, ex-Director of the FBI
Question 5 Explanation: 
Kim Jong Un, supreme leader of North Korea
Question 6
What is the setting for the 1993 film "Alive", which stars Ethan Hawke, Vincent Spano and Josh Hamiltonset and is narrated by John Malkovich?
A
The Andes
B
London Zoo
C
Vietnam War
D
American Civil War
Question 6 Explanation: 
The Andes
Question 7
What do the films "The Danish Girl" and "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" have in common?
A
Director Tom Hooper
B
Actor Eddie Redmayne
C
Screenplay writer Lucinda Coxon
D
All of these
Question 7 Explanation: 
Actor Eddie Redmayne
Question 8
Who had a hit in 2009 singing "Womanizer woman-womanizer you're a womanizer oh womanizer oh you're a womanizer baby you you you are you you you are womanizer womanizer womanizer"?
A
Rhianna
B
Shania Twain
C
Alanis Morrisette
D
Britney Spears
Question 8 Explanation: 
Britney Spears
Question 9
Beginning in the late 15th century, expeditions mainly from Britain and which other country explored, and later settled, along the Atlantic coast of Canada?
A
France
B
Spain
C
Portugal
D
Italy
Question 9 Explanation: 
France
Question 10
What creature is a "red snapper"?
A
Tortoise
B
Bird
C
Spider
D
Fish
Question 10 Explanation: 
Fish
Question 11
Phawngpui Blue Mountain National Park located in..........
A
Nagaland
B
Madhya Pradesh
C
Kerala
D
Mizoram
Question 12
In the musical "Oliver!", who is the conniving career criminal who takes in homeless boys and teaches them to pick pockets for him?
A
Nancy
B
Fagin
C
The Artful Dodger
D
Mr. Bumble
Question 12 Explanation: 
Fagin
Question 13
January 10 observed as..........
A
Indian Army Day
B
World Soil Day
C
World laughter day
D
National Youth Day
Question 14
Who is the protagonist in the Tomb Raider series of computer games?
A
Malcolm Corley
B
Indiana Jones
C
Lara Croft
D
Manny Calavera
Question 14 Explanation: 
Lara Croft
Question 15
The first 3 winners of which road bicycle race were Emile Rogiers (BEL) in 1948, Gerrit Schulte (NED) in 1949 and Henk Lakeman (NED) in 1950?
A
The Polish Circuit
B
Tour de France
C
Ronde van Nederland
D
The Belgian Grand Prix
Question 15 Explanation: 
Ronde van Nederland
Question 16
Who stars in the TV series "Californication"?
A
David Duchovny
B
Jason Lee
C
Ed O'Neill
D
Thomas Gibson
Question 16 Explanation: 
David Duchovny
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