General knowledge quiz 1480

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The National Rural Employment Programme (NREP) was launched in 1980 as a part of the
A
Tenth five year plan
B
Fifth five year plan
C
Sixth five year plan
D
Seventh five year plan
Question 1 Explanation: 
Sixth five year plan:The National Rural Employment Programme (NREP) was launched in October, 1980 and became a regular Plan programme from April, 1981
Question 2
Where did the three leaders, F.D. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill and Joseph Stalin, meet in 1943 and agreed on the need for maintaining international peace?
A
Moscow
B
San Francisco
C
Teheran
D
Washington D.C.
Question 3
What is used in the technique for opening a champagne bottle called "sabrage"?
A
Hammer
B
Sword
C
Axe
D
Screwdriver
Question 3 Explanation: 
Sword
Question 4
Who was appointed as the Chairman of the newly constituted National Anti-Profiteering Authority (NAA) under the GST regime?
A
Anderson Cooper
B
Louis Theroux
C
Badri Narain Sharma
D
Sebastin Sawyer
Question 4 Explanation: 
The government appointed IAS officer Badri Narain Sharma as the Chairman of the newly constituted National Anti-Profiteering Authority (NAA) under the GST regime. Badri Narain Sharma is an IAS officer of the Rajasthan cadre of the 1985 batch. He will have the rank and pay of a Secretary in the government. The National Anti-Profiteering Authority (NAA) under the GST regime has been constituted to ensure that the benefit of lower indirect tax rates are passed on to consumers.
Question 5
The leader of the Catholic Church in England is based where?
A
Durham
B
Canterbury
C
Glasgow
D
Westminster
Question 5 Explanation: 
Westminster
Question 6
"Superbad. Superdad." was the tagline for which 2010 film?
A
Centurion
B
Despicable Me
C
Crossing Hennessy
D
Inside Man
Question 6 Explanation: 
Despicable Me
Question 7
What public disturbance early in June 1780 in London, described by Charles Dickens in "Barnaby Rudge", was put down by the military and followed by the execution of 11 people?
A
Catholic uprising
B
Indian Mutiny
C
Waterfront Strike
D
Gordon riots
Question 7 Explanation: 
Gordon riots
Question 8
What happened in and after the finale of the 2009 (13th) season of the American reality television "The Bachelor"?
A
The bachelor and the winner broke off their engagement and he and the runner-up subsequently married
B
Both the previous front runners were rejected and no winner was declared
C
The winner and the bachelor declined to become formally engaged
D
The bachelor was found to be already married, as was the winner
Question 8 Explanation: 
The bachelor and the winner broke off their engagement and he and the runner-up subsequently married
Question 9
Which of these was NOT one of three "resident priests" in the TV series "Father Ted"?
A
Father Jack Hackett
B
Father Ted Crilly
C
Father Dougal McGuire
D
Father Michael Galvin
Question 9 Explanation: 
Father Michael Galvin
Question 10
What is the largest dam structure in the USA?
A
Cromwell
B
Aswan
C
Hoover
D
Grand Coolee
Question 10 Explanation: 
Grand Coolee
Question 11
Who was the first woman in space?
A
Janis Joplin
B
Svetlana Savitskaya
C
Nadia Comaneci
D
Valentina Tereshkova
Question 11 Explanation: 
Valentina Tereshkova
Question 12
What caused the closure of the Panama Canal in December 2010, for the first time in 21 years?
A
Extensive dredging near the Centennial Bridge
B
Flooding
C
Repairs being carried out on the Miraflores locks
D
Machinery failure at the Gatun locks
Question 12 Explanation: 
Flooding
Question 13
The 'Nyaya Mitra' schemes was launched by which Ministry?
A
Department of Justice.
B
Department Of Science & Technology
C
Department of School Education & Literacy
D
Department of Education and Training
Question 13 Explanation: 
Department of Justice.
Question 14
In the film "Batman Forever", released in 1995, who played the villain called "The Riddler"?
A
Jim Carrey
B
Jack Nicholson
C
Tommy Lee Jones
D
Arnold Schwarzenegger
Question 14 Explanation: 
Jim Carrey
Question 15
Which Indian city will host the 7th edition of the Asia Steel International Conference 2018?
A
Bhubaneswar
B
Thiruvananthapuram
C
Bangalore
D
Bangalore
Question 15 Explanation: 
Bhubaneswar, the capital of Odisha will host the 7th edition of the Asia Steel International Conference from February 6, 2018. This conference will be organised by Tata Steel and Indian Institute of Metals. 7th Asia Steel International Conference will serve as a platform for experts from across the world to discuss innovative and environment friendly technologies for making iron and promoting automation and digitisation in steel industry. Nearly 70 key speakers including those from countries such as Japan, China, Netherlands, the UK, Germany and the US will address this conference. This conference is held once in every three years. Last edition was held in 2015 at Yokohama, Japan.
Question 16
..........refused to accept Padma Bhushan Award
A
Amitab Chaudhary
B
Aruna Asaf Ali
C
Jayprakash Narayan
D
Khushwant Singh
Question 16 Explanation: 
Khushwant Singh:Khushwant Singh was awarded the Padma Bhushan in 1974. In 1984, however he returned the award in protest against the siege of the Golden Temple by the Indian Army (Operation Blue star). In 2007, the Indian government awarded Singh the Padma Vibhushan.
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