General knowledge quiz 1297

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the reconstruction and completion of Salma Dam Project in which country?
A
Afghanistan
B
Iran
C
Dubai
D
Denmark
Question 1 Explanation: 
Background:Situated on the upper reaches of Hari Rud River in Herat province, Salma Dam project involves construction of a 5 meter high earth and rock-fill dam and a 42 MW power House with three units of 14 MW each.
Question 2
Which actor(s) died during production of "Twilight Zone:The Movie" in 1982?
A
Brandon Lee
B
H.B. Halicki
C
Heath Ledger
D
Vic Morrow and two child actors, Myca Dinh Le and Renee Shin-Yi Chen
Question 2 Explanation: 
Vic Morrow and two child actors, Myca Dinh Le and Renee Shin-Yi Chen
Question 3
Which of these singers is identified with the song "My Way"?
A
Frank Sinatra
B
Nat King Cole
C
Louis Armstrong
D
Madonna
Question 3 Explanation: 
Frank Sinatra
Question 4
Which is the World's largest Financial Inclusion programme?
A
Mission Housing for all
B
Pradhan mantri Jan Dhan Yojana
C
Pradhan mantri Ujjawala yojana
D
Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Shramev Jayate Karyakram
Question 4 Explanation: 
Pradhan mantri Jan Dhan Yojana:Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY), the biggest financial inclusion initiative in the world, was announced by the Hon'ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on 15thAugust 2014.
Question 5
Which of the following gas is used in Holme's signals?
A
Bromine
B
Arsine
C
Phosphine
D
Fluorine
Question 5 Explanation: 
Phosphine:The spontaneous combustion of phosphine is technically used in Holme's signals.
Question 6
Which British 20th century author wrote "The Cruel Sea" and "The Tribe That Lost Its Head"?
A
C S Forrester
B
Herman Melville
C
Frederick Marryat
D
Nicholas Montserrat
Question 6 Explanation: 
Nicholas Montserrat
Question 7
In baseball, what is the name of the player who throws the ball to a batter of the opposing team?
A
Catcher
B
Shortstop
C
Pitcher
D
Ewer
Question 7 Explanation: 
Pitcher
Question 8
Which of the Hindu Trimurti is "The Creator"?
A
Vida
B
Vishnu
C
Shiva
D
Brahma
Question 8 Explanation: 
Brahma
Question 9
Chiraw is a famous dance of..........
A
Orissa
B
J & K
C
Mizoram
D
Madhya Pradesh
Question 9 Explanation: 
Mizoram:Cheraw dance is a ritual dance performed in Mizoram state of India. This dance includes Four people
Question 10
White headwear is worn by the Pope and what other Roman Catholic clergy?
A
The Canons Regular of the Order of Premontre
B
Redemptorists
C
Priests of the Congregation of the Oratory of St. Philip Neri
D
Dominicans
Question 10 Explanation: 
The Canons Regular of the Order of Premontre
Question 11
At which of these places does the US-Canadian border not run East-West?
A
Directly south of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
B
The northern-most border of the state of Montana, USA
C
The western-most border of the state of Maine, USA
D
Directly north of Rochester, NY
Question 11 Explanation: 
The western-most border of the state of Maine, USA
Question 12
Which UK TV series, set in Peckham, London, over 7 years chronicled the attempts of an ambitious market trader and his younger brother to get rich?
A
The Goodies
B
Only Fools and Horses
C
Absolutely Fabulous
D
The Good Life
Question 12 Explanation: 
Only Fools and Horses
Question 13
What was the title of the 1984 novel by J G Ballard that was set in China?
A
Drowning in Tea
B
Empire of the Sun
C
The Dish Ran Away With The Spoon
D
The Owl and the Pussycat
Question 13 Explanation: 
Empire of the Sun
Question 14
In Arthurian legend, Sir Gawain took on the mission to behead whom?
A
The Green Knight
B
The Black Knight
C
The White Knight
D
The Blue Knight
Question 14 Explanation: 
The Green Knight
Question 15
What shape are honeycomb cells?
A
Triangles
B
Pentagons
C
Squares
D
Hexagons
Question 15 Explanation: 
Hexagons
Question 16
When was the word "jargon" first used in the English language?
A
14th century
B
19th century
C
20th century
D
18th century
Question 16 Explanation: 
14th century
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