General knowledge quiz 1284

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of the following is the currency of Poland?
A
Rupiah
B
Rupee
C
Euro
D
Zloty
Question 2
What post was held by Winston Churchill during the 1926 General Strike in the UK?
A
Home Secretary
B
Chancellor
C
Deputy Prime Minister
D
First Sea Lord
Question 2 Explanation: 
Chancellor
Question 3
Where is the World's Largest Street Light Replacement Programme been launched by the Power Ministry?
A
Uttar Pradesh
B
Haryana
C
New Delhi
D
Chandigarh
Question 3 Explanation: 
Correct Shri Piyush Goyal, Union Minister of Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, dedicated the World's Largest Street Light Replacement Programme in New Delhi to the nation on January 9, 2017. The Street Lighting National Programme (SLNP) in the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) area is a joint venture between the Ministry of Power, Government of India and the Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL). Under the SLNP, over 2 lakh street lights have been replaced alone in SDMC area which is the largest amount till date in the world.
Question 4
Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium located in which State/UT?
A
Karnataka
B
Assam
C
Andaman & Nicobar
D
Maharashtra
Question 5
Which of these was painted last?
A
Whaam! by Roy Lichtenstein
B
Campbell's Soup I by Andy Warhol
C
The Persistence of Memory by Salvador Dali
D
The Scream by Edvard Munch
Question 5 Explanation: 
Campbell's Soup I by Andy Warhol
Question 6
What is a medium-weight balanced plain-woven fabric, the name Indonesian in origin, that is made from dyed cotton or cotton-blend yarn?
A
Gingham
B
Twill
C
Seersucker
D
Denim
Question 6 Explanation: 
Gingham
Question 7
Geoff Hunt, Jahangir Khan and Ross Norman were the only World Open Champions in the first ten years that the Championships were held, in which sport?
A
Tennis
B
Badminton
C
Squash
D
Golf
Question 7 Explanation: 
Squash
Question 8
Nathan, Caleb, Matthew and Jared Followill are better known as which pop group?
A
The Regents of Leo
B
The Princes of Lion
C
The Kings of Leon
D
The Princesses of Lyons
Question 8 Explanation: 
The Kings of Leon
Question 9
The headoffice of GSMA Mobile World Congress is situated in..........
A
USA
B
Austria
C
Spain
D
Switzerland
Question 9 Explanation: 
Spain
Question 10
India's first Basketball School has opened in which city?
A
New Delhi
B
Bengaluru
C
Mumbai
D
Hyderabad
Question 10 Explanation: 
Mumbai
Question 11
Well known in France, who are Valerian and Laureline?
A
Department store owners
B
Fashion designers
C
Pop duo
D
Science fiction comic heroes
Question 11 Explanation: 
Science fiction comic heroes
Question 12
Which series of films were numbered 11, 12 & 13, without any "episodes" numbered 10 or below?
A
The French Connection
B
Charlie's Angels
C
Star Wars
D
Oceans
Question 12 Explanation: 
Oceans
Question 13
Which suit is the most powerful, i.e. apart from no trumps, in Contract Bridge?
A
Spuds
B
Spode
C
Spades
D
Shovels
Question 13 Explanation: 
Spades
Question 14
Who released the album "The Transformed Man" in 1968?
A
David Bowie
B
Leonard Nimoy
C
William Shatner
D
Richard Burton
Question 14 Explanation: 
William Shatner
Question 15
What is or are the machair?
A
A commune in the Somme department in Picardie in northern France
B
An indigenous tribe in south-west Ecuador
C
Calcareous, fertile, dune grasslands unique to northern Scotland and Ireland
D
A type of pear
Question 15 Explanation: 
Calcareous, fertile, dune grasslands unique to northern Scotland and Ireland
Question 16
Which figure from Scottish history was played by Mel Gibson in a 1995 film?
A
William Wallace
B
Robbie Burns
C
Bonny Prince Charlie
D
Alexander Fleming
Question 16 Explanation: 
William Wallace
There are 16 questions to complete.

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