General knowledge quiz 1475

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
How many months are there in a decade?
A
120
B
60
C
1200
D
12
Question 1 Explanation: 
120
Question 2
What is a geological description of the land under Belize, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama?
A
Isthmus
B
Island
C
Continent
D
Atoll
Question 2 Explanation: 
Isthmus
Question 3
High level committee on Direct Tax matters headed by..........
A
RV Easwar
B
Arub Jaitely
C
Narasimman
D
A.P. Shah
Question 3 Explanation: 
A.P. Shah:High Level Committee headed by Justice A.P.Shah on Direct Tax matters
Question 4
Taylor Swift's "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" became a No.1 single on Billboard's country chart and the longest running country chart topper since 1966. What else?
A
It reached top of the iTune singles charts within 2 hours of its release
B
It is the longest-running No. 1 country song by a female artist
C
It was left playing in the background when the USA President met the Prime Minister of Israel
D
The video for the song was the most watched on YouTube for 2012
Question 4 Explanation: 
It is the longest-running No. 1 country song by a female artist
Question 5
Where did Category 5 Hurricane Patricia in the Pacific, the second-most intense tropical cyclone on record worldwide, make landfall in 2015?
A
Antigua and Barbuda, and St Kitts and Nevis
B
Tokelau, Samoa, and Tuvalu
C
Mexico
D
Norfolk Island
Question 5 Explanation: 
Mexico
Question 6
Which of these is a Chinese dynasty?
A
Ting
B
Ming
C
Bling
D
Sting
Question 6 Explanation: 
Ming
Question 7
Which author created the character of C. Auguste Dupin, one of the first literary sleuths?
A
Victor Hugo
B
Mark Twain
C
Edgar Allan Poe
D
Georges Simenon
Question 7 Explanation: 
Edgar Allan Poe
Question 8
The Gobi Desert is a large desert in..........
A
India
B
Nepal
C
China
D
Jordan
Question 8 Explanation: 
China
Question 9
Who principally studied transplant rejection and immunosuppression after World War II, which led him to perform the first kidney transplant in the UK on 30 October 1960?
A
Michael Woodruff
B
Christiaan Barnard
C
Joseph E. Murray
D
William Harvey
Question 9 Explanation: 
Michael Woodruff
Question 10
Which of these is a dance-theatre version of a Tim Burton film, choreographed by Matthew Bourne with a score adapted from Danny Elfman's film themes by Terry Davies, that opened at Sadler's Wells, London, in December 2005?
A
Petrouchka
B
Edward Scissorhands
C
Chess
D
Sleepy Ted
Question 10 Explanation: 
Edward Scissorhands
Question 11
How much cash prize is awarded in Dhyan Chand Award?
A
Rs.3, 00, 000
B
Rs.1, 00, 000
C
Rs.10, 00, 000
D
Rs.5, 00, 000
Question 11 Explanation: 
Rs.5, 00, 000:Dhyan Chand Award is the India's highest award for lifetime achievement in sports and games, given by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India.
Question 12
What film production company was named after brothers Harry (born Hirsz), Albert (born Aaron), Sam (born Szmul), and Jack (born Itzhak)?
A
Chemical Brothers
B
United Artists
C
Wright Brothers
D
Warner Brothers
Question 12 Explanation: 
Warner Brothers
Question 13
Which national leader's 3 wives were Aurelia Tizon (married 1929) and Eva Duarte (married 1945) who both died of cancer, and Isabel Martinez (married 1961)?
A
Willy Brandt
B
Augusto Pinochet
C
Silvio Berlusconi
D
Juan Peron
Question 13 Explanation: 
Juan Peron
Question 14
Mrs Lovett made meat pies from material supplied by whom?
A
Sweeney Todd
B
Jack The Ripper
C
Michael Myers
D
Norman Bates
Question 14 Explanation: 
Sweeney Todd
Question 15
Provincial autonomy was one of the important features of the Act of
A
1935
B
1919
C
1938
D
1940
Question 15 Explanation: 
Government of India act 1935
Question 16
Arya Samaj was founded in the year
A
1854
B
1875
C
1912
D
1893
Question 16 Explanation: 
Arya Samaj is an Indian religious reform sect based on the infallibility of the Vedas. The sect was founded by Swami Dayananda, a sannyasi on 7 April 1875. Headquarters-Delhi
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