General knowledge quiz 1489

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Who became the first Indian driver to won the FIA Formula 3 European Championship?
A
Armaan Ebrahim
B
Karun Chandhok
C
Jehan Daruvala
D
Narain Karthikeyan
Question 1 Explanation: 
Jehan Daruvala
Question 2
Where is South Georgia Island?
A
Atlantic Ocean
B
South Atlantic Ocean
C
Southern Ocean
D
The Caribbean
Question 2 Explanation: 
South Atlantic Ocean
Question 3
What was the title of the 2001 film that was a sequel to The Silence of the Lambs?
A
Noisy Oyster
B
Hannibal
C
Cannibal
D
Red Dragon
Question 3 Explanation: 
Hannibal
Question 4
Whose album after July 2011 became posthumously the UK's best-selling album of the 21st century up until that point?
A
David Bowie
B
Amy Winehouse
C
Joe Cocker
D
Whitney Houston
Question 4 Explanation: 
Amy Winehouse
Question 5
Name the Actress who has been appointed as UN (United Nations) Environment's Goodwill Ambassador for India?
A
Dia Mirza
B
Kate Beckinsale
C
Keira Knightley
D
Emily Blunt
Question 5 Explanation: 
Actor-activist Dia Mirza has been appointed UN (United Nations) Environment's Goodwill Ambassador for India. Dia Mirza is 35 years old. She has been recognised by the United Nations for her contribution to environment conservation. As a Goodwill Ambassador, she will work with the UN to further spread the message on priority areas including clean air, clean seas, wildlife protection and climate change.
Question 6
To say something is "bootleg" implies that it is what?
A
Leather
B
Illegal
C
A container for over-strength material
D
Figure-hugging
Question 6 Explanation: 
Illegal
Question 7
Which did not happen during the counter-Reformation initiative in the Christian Church, the Council of Trent in Italy 1545-1563?
A
The beheading of the Protestant Charles I King of England, Scotland and Ireland
B
The accession of the Protestant Elizabeth I Queen of England and Ireland
C
The accession of the Catholic Mary I Queen of England and Ireland
D
Final peace signed to 65 years of turmoil in the Italian Wars
Question 7 Explanation: 
The beheading of the Protestant Charles I King of England, Scotland and Ireland
Question 8
What is "tartine"?
A
Pancakes
B
Brown sauce
C
An open sandwich
D
Mustard
Question 8 Explanation: 
An open sandwich
Question 9
The Chenani-Nashri All-weather road tunnel is in which NH road?
A
NH-44
B
NH-30
C
NH-28
D
NH-52
Question 9 Explanation: 
NH-44
Question 10
Which of these is the word for groups of sheep?
A
Flicks
B
Flax
C
Flux
D
Flocks
Question 10 Explanation: 
Flocks
Question 11
Lake Titicaca is on which continent?
A
Europe
B
Africa
C
Australia
D
South America
Question 11 Explanation: 
South America
Question 12
Racing on ordinary roads from town to town was banned in France from 1903 when a number of people, spectators and drivers (including Marcel Renault) were killed during a race between which two cities?
A
Paris and Madrid
B
Peking and Paris
C
Liege and Rome
D
Rome and Paris
Question 12 Explanation: 
Paris and Madrid
Question 13
When in trouble, which of these characters might reach for a can of Duff?
A
Moe
B
Homer Simpson
C
Waylon Smithers
D
Batman
Question 13 Explanation: 
Homer Simpson
Question 14
Ukraine, the second largest country in Eastern Europe, is bordered by Romania and Moldova to the southwest and what to the west?
A
Germany & Austria
B
Belarus
C
Poland, Slovakia & Hungary
D
The Black Sea and Sea of Azov
Question 14 Explanation: 
Poland, Slovakia & Hungary
Question 15
What is the minimum maturity period for Rupee Denominated Bonds?
A
2 years
B
3 years
C
4 years
D
5 years
Question 15 Explanation: 
The Rupee denominated bonds can only be issued in a country and can only be subscribed by a resident of a country with minimum maturity period of 3 years.
Question 16
Which English TV and film actor, DJ, hip hop soul musician, and aspiring professional kick-boxer also starred on TV's Discovery Channel breaking a land speed record, driving a dragster and piloting a plane?
A
Daniel Craig
B
Jude Law
C
Sean Bean
D
Idris Elba
Question 16 Explanation: 
Idris Elba
There are 16 questions to complete.

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