General knowledge quiz 1270

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Who played the lead roles of Ray Tango and Gabriel Cash in "Tango & Cash", a 1989 American action/comedy film directed by Andrei Konchalovsky and Albert Magnoli?
A
Teri Hatcher & Sylvester Stallone
B
Teri Hatcher & Jack Palance
C
Sylvester Stallone & Kurt Russell
D
Kurt Russell & Jack Palance
Question 1 Explanation: 
Sylvester Stallone & Kurt Russell
Question 2
Which of the following is not conferred the 'minority' status by the Government of India?
A
Jains
B
Buddhists
C
Sikhs
D
Muslims
Question 2 Explanation: 
Jains:There are six religions in India which have been awarded ''National minority'' status-Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Jains, Buddhists and Zoroastrians
Question 3
The scheme TRYSEM is related to which of the following?
A
Employment
B
Education
C
Women Empowerment
D
Agriculture
Question 3 Explanation: 
Employment:The Scheme of TRYSEM(Training of Rural Youth for Self-Employment), a facilitating component of IRDP, aims at providing basic technical and entrepreneurial skills to the rural poor in the age group of 18 to 35 years to enable them to take up income generating activities.
Question 4
"A Little Night Music" by Stephen Sondheim, Hugh Wheeler and Harold Prince, was based on which 1955 film directed by Ingmar Bergman?
A
Smiles Of A Summer Night
B
The Rules Of The Game
C
A Lesson In Love
D
Dreams
Question 4 Explanation: 
Smiles Of A Summer Night
Question 5
When is the World's Diabetes Day?
A
14th November
B
11th December
C
15th October
D
1st July
Question 6
Where are the Mapuche, Rapa Nui, Yagan as well as Aymara indigenous peoples?
A
Southwest Pacific
B
Chile
C
Peru
D
Argentina
Question 6 Explanation: 
Chile
Question 7
The 12th century Welsh cleric Geoffrey of Monmouth is known for his writings on what?
A
History
B
Recipes for griddle cakes
C
Paintings of dragons
D
Censorship
Question 7 Explanation: 
History
Question 8
Which army besieged Paris from 18 September 1870 for 4 months?
A
Prussian
B
English
C
Russian
D
Italian
Question 8 Explanation: 
Prussian
Question 9
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport located in which State/UT?
A
Assam
B
Gujarat
C
Andaman & Nicobar
D
Mizoram
Question 10
Which of these is a mythical creature from Australian folklore?
A
Bandicoot
B
Bunyip
C
Wombat
D
Platypus
Question 10 Explanation: 
Bunyip
Question 11
Which is the first Supercomputer of India?
A
VIKRAM
B
PARAM
C
EKA
D
SAGAA
Question 11 Explanation: 
PARAM is a series of supercomputers designed and assembled by the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C DAC) in Pune, India..It is considered India's first supercomputer
Question 12
The type of root system of all of the following is tap root system, except that of
A
mango tree
B
kachnar tree
C
sunflower plant
D
maize plant
Question 13
In 1898, an agreement was made between Britain and China for a 99 year lease for part of which colony?
A
Hong Kong
B
Macau
C
Goa
D
Formosa
Question 13 Explanation: 
Hong Kong
Question 14
Where is one situation in which gold leaf would not be found?
A
Book illustration or binding
B
Gilded accents in architecture
C
Origami
D
Confectionery
Question 14 Explanation: 
Origami
Question 15
What is the highest point in the 48 contiguous states of the USA?
A
Alma, Colorado
B
Winter Park, Colorado
C
Mount Whitney, California
D
Leadville, Colorado
Question 15 Explanation: 
Mount Whitney, California
Question 16
In England, the monarch has the power of veto over any proposed legislation from Parliament by withholding the Royal Assent. Who last used this power?
A
Charles I in 1649
B
Queen Victoria in 1899
C
Queen Elizabeth I in 1599
D
Queen Anne in 1708
Question 16 Explanation: 
Queen Anne in 1708
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