General knowledge quiz 1645

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Right to Food act was introduced in which year?
A
2010
B
2012
C
2014
D
2013
Question 1 Explanation: 
2013:The National Food Security Act, 2013 (also Right to Food Act) is an Act of the Parliament of India which aims to provide subsidized food grains to approximately two thirds of India's 1.2 billion people. It was signed into law on 12 September 2013, retroactive to 5 July 2013
Question 2
Which of king of England was overthrown in the "Glorious Revolution" that occurred in Britain in 1688?
A
John I
B
Henry VIII
C
James II
D
Richard II
Question 2 Explanation: 
James II
Question 3
What is the only state flag in the USA that incorporates the Battle Flag of the Confederacy (also called the "rebel", "Southern Cross, or "Dixie" flag)?
A
Tennessee
B
Kentucky
C
Arkansas
D
Mississippi
Question 3 Explanation: 
Mississippi
Question 4
What Indian word was used by the Portuguese for army servants and became applied by British to Asiatic seamen?
A
Dagoes
B
Lollards
C
Maroons
D
Lascars
Question 4 Explanation: 
Lascars
Question 5
Isaac Kwame Amuah, who in December 2010 turned himself in to South African police to face extradition charges in relation to accusations of rape from 1993 while he was a lecturer in the US, has what connection to Nelson Mandela?
A
Biographer
B
Public relations manager
C
Personal secretary
D
Son in law
Question 5 Explanation: 
Son in law
Question 6
Who wrote the story on which Alfred Hitchcock's 1963 film "The Birds" was based?
A
P G Wodehouse
B
Guy de Maupassant
C
Daphne du Maurier
D
Somerset Maugham
Question 6 Explanation: 
Daphne du Maurier
Question 7
Inspector Morse of the TV series (1987-2000) of the same name was very reticent about his first name; the name eventually revealed then became the title of a current prequel, but what was it?
A
Endeavour
B
Sam
C
Maximilian
D
Signal
Question 7 Explanation: 
Endeavour
Question 8
Which of these comedians was knighted in 2000?
A
Norman Wisdom
B
Ronnie Barker
C
Ronnie Corbett
D
John Cleese
Question 8 Explanation: 
Norman Wisdom
Question 9
The first woman in space was
A
Valentina Tereshkova
B
Sally Ride
C
Naidia Comenci
D
Tamara Press
Question 9 Explanation: 
Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova is a retired Soviet cosmonaut and the first woman to have flown in space, having been selected from more than four hundred applicants and five finalists to pilot Vostok 6 on 16 June 1963.
Question 10
A clapperboard is used in which industry?
A
Film
B
Steel-making
C
Automotive
D
Mining
Question 10 Explanation: 
Film
Question 11
What scale, developed by Terence Meaden as an extension of the Beaufort scale, measures tornado intensity between T0 and T11?
A
Temperature scale
B
Tachymeter scale
C
Torino Scale
D
TORRO scale
Question 11 Explanation: 
TORRO scale
Question 12
Who was president of the USA at the outbreak of World War I?
A
Woodrow Wilson
B
George Washington
C
Richard Nixon
D
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Question 12 Explanation: 
Woodrow Wilson
Question 13
How many piano sonatas did Ludwig van Beethoven write?
A
26
B
fewer than 20
C
over 30
D
24
Question 13 Explanation: 
over 30
Question 14
According to the Bible's Genesis 32:28, 30 and Hosea 12:3, 5, God wrestled with whom all night?
A
Moses
B
Esau
C
John the Baptist
D
Jacob
Question 14 Explanation: 
Jacob
Question 15
What does the "S" stand for in NASDAQ?
A
Safe
B
Stock
C
Secure
D
Securities
Question 15 Explanation: 
Securities
Question 16
Which constellation, that lies between Cancer and Virgo, contains the stars called Regulus, Denebola, Regulus, Wolf 359, Gliese 436, and Algieba?
A
Capricorn
B
Ursa Major
C
Leo
D
Gemini
Question 16 Explanation: 
Leo
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