General knowledge quiz 1501

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which 1957 film directed by David Lean was the story of the construction and demolition of a civil engineering work in Burma?
A
The Bridge On The River Kwai
B
Road To Morocco
C
Ice Station Zebra
D
Hobson's Choice
Question 1 Explanation: 
The Bridge On The River Kwai
Question 2
Which romantic UK TV series aired from 1992 to 2005, written by one half of the scriptwriting duo behind "The Good Life" and "Ever Decreasing Circles"?
A
A Fine Romance
B
As Time Goes By
C
Age-Old Friends
D
Busman's Holiday
Question 2 Explanation: 
As Time Goes By
Question 3
What species does the orf virus commonly affect?
A
Humans
B
Elephants
C
Sheep and goats
D
Dogs
Question 3 Explanation: 
Sheep and goats
Question 4
The Manhattan Project was started by President Roosevelt in 1942 to ensure that the U.S. beat the Germans in developing a nuclear bomb. Whom did Roosevelt appoint as scientific head the Manhattan Project?
A
Robert Oppenheimer
B
James B. Conant
C
Leslie R. Groves
D
Vannevar Bush
Question 4 Explanation: 
Leslie R. Groves, however, was the military head of the project and the overall supremo, while Robert Oppenheimer was the scientific director. The world's first atomic bomb was exploded in the New Mexico desert on July 16, 1945.
Question 5
The term which refers to the total amount of sales made by a firm in one year or the total amount of money changing hands in business, is
A
trade gap
B
turnover
C
reserves
D
referendum
Question 6
The Indian Financial System consists of how many parts?
A
1
B
2
C
3
D
4
Question 6 Explanation: 
2:The Indian Financial System consists of two parts. 1.Indian Money Market 2. Indian Capital Market
Question 7
Modern Indo-Aryan languages are based on an ancient language called
A
Hindi
B
Sanskrit
C
Kannada
D
Tamil
Question 8
Who is Rome's airport named after?
A
Leonardo Da Vinci
B
Michelangelo
C
Mussolini
D
Luciano Pavarotti
Question 8 Explanation: 
Leonardo Da Vinci
Question 9
The northern portion of the western coastal plain is called
A
Konkan plain
B
Malabar coast
C
Coromendel coast
D
None of the above
Question 10
First World Tuna Day was observed on..........-
A
May 3
B
May 15
C
May 7
D
May 2
Question 10 Explanation: 
2-May
Question 11
As whom is Eunice Waymon better known?
A
Billie Holiday
B
Nina Simone
C
Cleo Laine
D
Dusty Springfield
Question 11 Explanation: 
Nina Simone
Question 12
IIT Kharagpur partners with which company for the setting up of Digital Academy in their campus?
A
Nokia
B
Samsung
C
Facebook
D
Apple
Question 12 Explanation: 
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Kharagpur has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Samsung India for the setting up of a digital academy in its campus. The Digital Academy will be hosted by IIT-Kharagpur's Department of Computer Science and Engineering. At the academy, students will be provided training on the Internet of Things (IoT) through Tizen-based operating systems which is used by Samsung for its mobile phones and home appliances.
Question 13
Which country has 6 time zones called Pacific, Mountain, Central, Eastern, Atlantic and Newfoundland?
A
Canada
B
USA
C
Mexico
D
Panama
Question 13 Explanation: 
Canada
Question 14
What make of guitar did blues musician B.B. King usually play?
A
Les Paul
B
Gibson
C
Fender
D
Ibanez
Question 14 Explanation: 
Gibson
Question 15
Competitive vehicles in which sport can be driven legally on any open road?
A
Formula One cars
B
Grand Prix motorcycles
C
TT motorcycles
D
Sleds
Question 15 Explanation: 
TT motorcycles
Question 16
What is the nickname of Nike's company logo?
A
The "tick"
B
The "swoosh"
C
The "check"
D
The "wing"
Question 16 Explanation: 
The "swoosh"
There are 16 questions to complete.

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