General knowledge quiz 1779

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Who directed as well as wrote the 2017 film, "Star Wars:The Last Jedi", the last film appearance of Carrrie Fisher (as General Leia Organa, former princess of Alderaan)?
A
J J Abrams
B
Chris Weitz
C
Rian Johnson
D
George Lucas
Question 1 Explanation: 
Rian Johnson
Question 2
The Headquarters of Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) is..........
A
Vienna
B
Geneva
C
Singapore
D
Rome
Question 3
Where are the Bismarck and Owen Stanley ranges?
A
Australia
B
Papua-New Guinea
C
Canada
D
France
Question 3 Explanation: 
Papua-New Guinea
Question 4
What message did Benito Mussolini famously send to the Italian soccer team before the 1938 World Cup?
A
We shall overcome
B
You've come, you've seen, now conquer!
C
To victory, for the blood of your forefathers
D
Win, or die
Question 4 Explanation: 
Win, or die
Question 5
Which English composer, whose work was influenced by folk song and the music of the 16th century, wrote "London Symphony", "Pilgrim's Progress" and "Sinfonia Antarctica"?
A
Benjamin Britten
B
Ralph Vaughan Williams
C
Edward Elgar
D
Gustav Holst
Question 5 Explanation: 
Ralph Vaughan Williams
Question 6
"Things to do before you die" was the subject of which 2007 film?
A
Friends
B
The Dead Pool
C
The Bucket List
D
My Name Is Earl
Question 6 Explanation: 
The Bucket List
Question 7
Mass energy relation is given by
A
Peter W Higgs
B
Galileo
C
Newton
D
Albert-Einstein
Question 7 Explanation: 
Albert-Einstein:Albert Einstein's mass-energy equation E=mc2
Question 8
In the British series of "The Office", the character of Gareth is played by which actor?
A
Mackenzie Crook
B
Ricky Gervais
C
Stephen Merchant
D
Martin Freeman
Question 8 Explanation: 
Mackenzie Crook
Question 9
The major motion of the planet earth includes
A
rotation
B
revolution
C
both (a) and (b)
D
any of these depending upon the question under construction
Question 10
What type of building is famous in Milan, Venice, Florence, Seville, Paris, Chartres, Amiens, Rheims, Cologne, Mainz and Treves?
A
Railway station
B
Cathedral
C
Town Hall
D
Opera House
Question 10 Explanation: 
Cathedral
Question 11
CICs holds not less than..........of its net assets in the form of investment in equity shares, preference shares, bonds etc.,
A
75%
B
90%
C
80%
D
95%
Question 11 Explanation: 
CICs holds not less than 90% of its net assets in the form of investment in equity shares, preference shares, bonds etc.,
Question 12
What is an orthodox Muslim belief whose name derives from a body of traditional teaching which guides Muslims alongside the Koran?
A
Cloudi
B
Sunni
C
Raini
D
Stormi
Question 12 Explanation: 
Sunni
Question 13
Who bags 2017 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature?
A
Cyrus Mistry
B
H M Naqvi
C
Alamgir Hashmi
D
Anuk Arudpragasam
Question 13 Explanation: 
Sri Lankan author Anuk Arudpragasam's ''The Story of a Brief Marriage'' has bagged the $25, 000 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2017. Bangladesh Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith presented the award to Arudpragasam at the magnificent Bangla Academy in Dhaka during the closing ceremony of the three-day long Dhaka Literature Festival on 18th November 2017.
Question 14
Who is the first Indian to win Golden Globe Award?
A
Vionod Bhave
B
Ela Bhatt
C
VS Naipaul
D
AR Rahman
Question 14 Explanation: 
AR Rahman:A.R. Rahman became the first Indian to win theGolden Globe Award, for best original soundtrack to the multi award-winning Slumdog Millionaire
Question 15
Which of these is a sugar substitute?
A
Saccharin
B
Sakhalin
C
Zambora
D
Zambesi
Question 15 Explanation: 
Saccharin
Question 16
Erik Akkersdijk set a world record of 7.08 seconds at the Czech Open in 2008... for what?
A
Checkmate in a chess game
B
Solving a Rubik Cube
C
Swimming 50 yards
D
Eating 50 hot dogs
Question 16 Explanation: 
Solving a Rubik Cube
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