General knowledge quiz 1320

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The nation's second highest peacetime gallantry award Kirti Chakra has been bestowed on which of the following?
A
Naik Satish Kumar
B
Sandip Yadav
C
Praphul Kumar
D
Mahendra Singh
Question 1 Explanation: 
-Second in order of precedence of peacetime gallantry awards Kirti Chakra was conferred on Subedar Mahendra Singh
Question 2
Which among the following kinds of lenses are used to treat Astigmatism?
A
Bifocal Lens
B
Concave Lens
C
Cylindrical
D
Convex Lens
Question 2 Explanation: 
Cylindrical:Astigmatism is a defect in the eye or in a lens caused by a deviation from spherical curvature, which results in distorted images, as light rays are prevented from meeting at a common focus.
Question 3
The US satirical TV series is what Park?
A
South
B
North
C
East
D
West
Question 3 Explanation: 
South
Question 4
The Beaufort Sea constitutes part of which ocean?
A
Atlantic
B
Pacific
C
Arctic
D
Indian
Question 4 Explanation: 
Arctic
Question 5
Which of these is a Walt Disney film released in 1940 that features 8 segments set to classical music?
A
Wall E
B
Fantasia
C
Finding Nemo
D
Mary Poppins
Question 5 Explanation: 
Fantasia
Question 6
What was the only part of the British Isles to be occupied by Germany in World War II?
A
Scilly Isles
B
Orkney Islands
C
Channel Islands
D
Isle of Man
Question 6 Explanation: 
Channel Islands
Question 7
Which of these is a term used to describe branches of Chinese criminal organisations based mainly in Asia?
A
Triads
B
Tribunes
C
Tricolors
D
Tribbles
Question 7 Explanation: 
Triads
Question 8
Since the 1960s there has been guerilla warfare, invasion and political instability in Cyprus because of disputes between people of which two nationalities?
A
Egyptians and Bulgarians
B
Italians and French
C
Romanians and Iranians
D
Greeks and Turks
Question 8 Explanation: 
Greeks and Turks
Question 9
Who wrote the children's books ''Mr. Peabody's Apples'', ''Yakov and the Seven Thieves'', ''The Adventures of Abdi'' and ''Lotsa De Casha'', that were published between 2003 and 2005?
A
Ian Fleming
B
Sarah Ferguson
C
Madonna
D
Britney Spears
Question 9 Explanation: 
Madonna
Question 10
Where are the Huron Falls?
A
Michigan
B
North of Lake Huron
C
Between Lake Huron and Lake Michigan
D
Ricketts Glen State Park, Pennsylvania
Question 10 Explanation: 
Ricketts Glen State Park, Pennsylvania
Question 11
Tushar Mane became the first Indian to secure the men's quota place for 2018 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in?
A
Badminton
B
Tennis
C
Shooting
D
Wrestling
Question 11 Explanation: 
Shooting
Question 12
What was the source of a collective name for actors Emilio Estevez, Anthony Michael Hall, Rob Lowe, Andrew McCarthy, Demi Moore, Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald, and Ally Sheedy in the 1980s?
A
Seventeen, 1983
B
New York Magazine, 1985
C
TeenBeat, 1981
D
Washington Post, 1989
Question 12 Explanation: 
New York Magazine, 1985
Question 13
In what year was the German Empire, including all the German states except Austria, with the King of Prussia as emperor, founded?
A
1866
B
1871
C
1933
D
1815
Question 13 Explanation: 
1871
Question 14
Who wrote "The Shape Of Things To Come"?
A
Jules Verne
B
H G Wells
C
Aldous Huxley
D
Sir Thomas More
Question 14 Explanation: 
H G Wells
Question 15
Which of these airlines is based in Ireland?
A
Ryanair
B
Lufthansa
C
Aeroflot
D
KLM
Question 15 Explanation: 
Ryanair
Question 16
On 24 June 2010 Julia Gillard was elected to the leadership of her party and therefore became Prime Minister of Australia. Who was the previous Prime Minister?
A
Bob Hawke
B
Kevin Rudd
C
Harold Holt
D
John Howard
Question 16 Explanation: 
Kevin Rudd
There are 16 questions to complete.

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