General knowledge quiz 1534

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Sundarshana lake is constructed by whom?
A
Skandgupta
B
Ashoka
C
Rudradaman I
D
Chandragupta Maurya
Question 1 Explanation: 
Chandragupta Maurya:The Sudharshan lake was an artificial reservoir, was built by the Mauryan emperor Chandragupta Maurya for checking floods. Around 150 AD, the lake was repaired by the Shaka ruler Rudradaman I. And, it was again repaired under the Skandgupta's reign (415 AD-455AD) by his govemor Parnadatta.
Question 2
Who played Rick Deckard in the 1982 film "Blade Runner"?
A
Harrison Ford
B
Sean Connery
C
Roger Moore
D
John Malkovich
Question 2 Explanation: 
Harrison Ford
Question 3
Which state Government along with the UNESCO Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development (MGIEP) is planning to set up a gaming for e-learning hub?
A
Haryana
B
Andhra Pradesh
C
Telangana
D
Bihar
Question 3 Explanation: 
Andhra Pradesh Government along with the UNESCO Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development (MGIEP) is planning to set up a gaming for e-learning hub.Anantha Kumar Duraiappah, Director of UNESCO MGIEP said that this hub will be the first of the its kind in India and Asia-Pacific region. He said that the hub will also be a centre of excellence for children with learning differences. He added that the blueprint of the hub is being developed.He said that the hub will have links with the universities and institutes like IITs and IIMs. The hub will advise universities on future courses that they have to design.
Question 4
Which country is led in 2016, in fact though not in name, by someone held by the country under house arrest for almost 15 of the 21 years from 1989 to 2010?
A
Thailand
B
Kampuchea
C
Singapore
D
Myanmar/Burma
Question 4 Explanation: 
Myanmar/Burma
Question 5
Which of these is not close to the coast of Africa?
A
Caribbean Sea
B
Mediterranean Sea
C
Red Sea
D
Mozambique Channel
Question 5 Explanation: 
Caribbean Sea
Question 6
When was Vatican City, the smallest independent sovereign state in the world, established?
A
2008
B
1378
C
1961
D
1929
Question 6 Explanation: 
1929
Question 7
What is the capital of Namibia?
A
Windhoek
B
Luanda
C
Khartoum
D
Nairobi
Question 7 Explanation: 
Windhoek
Question 8
Which is deal with visual analysis, auditory etc?
A
Forebrain
B
Midbrain
C
Hindbrain
D
All of these
Question 8 Explanation: 
Midbrain:The midbrain or mesencephalon is a portion of the central nervous system associated with vision, hearing, motor control, sleep/wake, arousal (alertness), and temperature regulation.
Question 9
October 14 observed as..........
A
World Post Day
B
World Food Day
C
United Nations Day
D
World Standards Day
Question 10
The piano piece, FUr Elise, well-known to music students, was written by whom?
A
Ludwig van Beethoven
B
Frederic Chopin
C
Franz Liszt
D
Robert Schumann
Question 10 Explanation: 
Ludwig van Beethoven
Question 11
The River Plate is formed from the confluence of which two rivers?
A
Uruguay and Parana
B
Uruguay and Rio Negro
C
San Salvador and Grande
D
Quarai and Santa Lucia
Question 11 Explanation: 
Uruguay and Parana
Question 12
A pair of angles is complementary if the sum of their measures is how many degrees?
A
90
B
180
C
360
D
720
Question 12 Explanation: 
90
Question 13
Eleventh Schedule of the Constitution of India is related to..........
A
Allocation of seats in the Rajya Sabha
B
Validation of certain Acts and Regulations
C
Panchayats
D
State and UTs
Question 13 Explanation: 
Panchayats:Eleventh schedule is related to Panchayats-Article 243-D By 73rd amendment in 1992. Contains provisions of Panchayati Raj.
Question 14
George Cukor directed which 1964 film musical?
A
Oklahoma!
B
South Pacific
C
My Fair Lady
D
The King and I
Question 14 Explanation: 
My Fair Lady
Question 15
What was name of the last English monarch from the House of Hanover?
A
Victoria
B
Edward
C
William
D
George
Question 15 Explanation: 
Victoria
Question 16
What band comprised David Byrne, Chris Frantz, Jerry Harrison and Tina Weymouth?
A
Talking Heads
B
Simple Minds
C
Thompson Twins
D
Radiohead
Question 16 Explanation: 
Talking Heads
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