General knowledge quiz 1685

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
According to the Bible, Ham, Shem and Japheth were whose sons?
A
St Peter
B
Jesus
C
Noah
D
St Mark
Question 1 Explanation: 
Noah
Question 2
How much amount has been allocated for the welfare of Scheduled Castes in the Union Budget 2017-18?
A
Rs. 52, 393 crores
B
Rs. 62, 395 crores
C
Rs. 71, 500 crores
D
Rs. 49, 125 crores
Question 2 Explanation: 
Allocation for the welfare schemes of Scheduled Castes increased 35 percent from Rs. 38, 833 crores in 2016-17 to Rs. 52, 393 crores in 2017-18.
Question 3
Which US TV series, premiering in 2014, won its lead actor the 2015 Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
A
Scorpion
B
Black-ish
C
Jane the Virgin
D
How to Get Away with Murder
Question 3 Explanation: 
How to Get Away with Murder
Question 4
What is the name for a set of marks stamped on gold and silver articles to attest to the genuineness of the metal and the year of testing?
A
Hall Mark
B
Provenance
C
Birth Mark
D
Watermark
Question 4 Explanation: 
Hall Mark
Question 5
The Royal Lichtenstein Quarter-Ring Sidewalk Circus, a street theatre troupe that toured the USA between 1971 and 1993 as the self-described "world's smallest circus" was a ministry of what religious order?
A
Benedictines
B
Franciscans
C
Jesuits
D
Hare Krishnas
Question 5 Explanation: 
Jesuits
Question 6
Which state of the USA has a 389-mile (626 km) international border with the states of Sonora and Baja California in Mexico, and despite being the largest landlocked US State by population is sometimes considered part of the West Coast region?
A
Ohio
B
Arizona
C
Michigan
D
Georgia
Question 6 Explanation: 
Arizona
Question 7
Satkosia gorge wildlife sanctuary located in..........
A
Nagaland
B
Gujarat
C
Kerala
D
Odisha
Question 8
Who was the first person to sail through the North East Passage north of Russia from Europe to the Pacific Ocean in 1878/79?
A
James Burrough
B
Baron Adolf Nordenskiold
C
William Barents
D
Henry Hudson
Question 8 Explanation: 
Baron Adolf Nordenskiold
Question 9
Brianne Sidonie Desaulniers won the Academy Award, BAFTA Award, Critic's Choice Award, Golden Globe Award and Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actress in which 2015 Canadian-Irish independent drama film?
A
The Danish Girl
B
Brooklyn
C
Room
D
Strange Magic
Question 9 Explanation: 
Room
Question 10
What colour is closest to picallili?
A
Black
B
Red
C
Green
D
Yellow
Question 10 Explanation: 
Yellow
Question 11
Which of the following was first patented by an Australian in 1889?
A
Electric Drill
B
Electric Shaver
C
Electric Fence
D
Electric Heater
Question 11 Explanation: 
The Electric Drill was the invention of Arthur James Arnot. On 20 August 1889 he patented his design while working for the Union Electric Company in Melbourne. His original design was meant primarily for drilling rock to find coal!
Question 12
Electric Christmas tree lights were first used in what year?
A
1952
B
2001
C
1882
D
1701
Question 12 Explanation: 
1882
Question 13
Which of these ingredients can be used to make a "White Russian"?
A
Vodka & tomato juice
B
Vodka, Kahlua & cream
C
Vodka, Galliano & orange juice
D
Vodka, Triple Sec & lime juice
Question 13 Explanation: 
Vodka, Kahlua & cream
Question 14
Which Hollywood producer created the Keystone Cops?
A
Cecil B De Mille
B
Sam Goldwyn
C
Mack Sennett
D
Paul Maslansky
Question 14 Explanation: 
Mack Sennett
Question 15
Which of these is a fluid obtained by the distillation of resin obtained from trees, mainly pine trees?
A
White spirit
B
Kerosene
C
Methylated spirit
D
Turpentine
Question 15 Explanation: 
Turpentine
Question 16
How many volunteer hours were estimated to have supported the 2012 Summer Olympics?
A
7 million
B
12 million
C
8 million
D
1.7 million
Question 16 Explanation: 
8 million
There are 16 questions to complete.

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