General knowledge quiz 1792

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What role does Harrison Ford play in the 1997 film "Air Force One"?
A
Egor Korshunov
B
Vice President Bennett
C
U.S. President Marshall
D
Secret Service Agent Gibbs
Question 1 Explanation: 
U.S. President Marshall
Question 2
June 21 observed as..........
A
World Environment Day
B
World Laughter Day
C
World Refugee Day
D
International Yoga Day
Question 3
What is the word for an itinerant tinsmith who mends household utensils?
A
Tinker
B
Tailor
C
Soldier
D
Sailor
Question 3 Explanation: 
Tinker
Question 4
The winner of the Academy Award for Best Foreign Film 1987, Babette's Feast, was set in, and filmed by, what country?
A
Belgium
B
France
C
Denmark
D
Spain
Question 4 Explanation: 
Denmark
Question 5
The saying "Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by the rulers as useful" is commonly attributed to whom?
A
Genghis Khan
B
Joseph Goebbels
C
Bertrand Russell
D
Lucius Annaeus Seneca (the Younger)
Question 5 Explanation: 
Lucius Annaeus Seneca (the Younger)
Question 6
What is the name of the principle that "if two explanations account equally well for a particular phenomenon, the one to be chosen is the one with the fewer assumptions"?
A
Parkinson's Law
B
Murphy's Law
C
Occam's razor
D
Pythagoras' Theorem
Question 6 Explanation: 
Occam's razor
Question 7
Which rulers built the Ellora temples?
A
Sunga
B
Rashtrakuta
C
Chalukya
D
Pallava
Question 7 Explanation: 
Ellora is an archaeological site 29 km north-west of the city of Aurangabad in the Indian state of Maharashtra, built by the Rashtrakuta dynasty (Brahmanical & Buddhist group of caves ) and Yadav (Jain group of caves).
Question 8
Who was the Anglo-Irish scientist who, in the 17th century, discovered that "the volume of a given mass of gas at a given temperature is inversely proportional to its pressure"?
A
Frank Whittle
B
Isaac Newton
C
Max Planck
D
Robert Boyle
Question 8 Explanation: 
Robert Boyle
Question 9
Which city, since the 14th century BC, has been controlled by Israelites, Judaeans, Babylonians, Persians, Greeks, Hasmoneans, Romans, Byzantines, Arabs, Mamluks, Turks, and the British and for a short time after World War II was occupied by Israel and Jordan?
A
Jerusalem
B
Tyre
C
Carthage
D
Athens
Question 9 Explanation: 
Jerusalem
Question 10
National Policy on Farmers was introduced in the year
A
2005
B
2004
C
2007
D
2008
Question 10 Explanation: 
2007:National Policy on Farmers, 2007 policy implemented by govt with the aim to improve economic viability of farming and increase net income of farmers.
Question 11
Which national agency will be phased out in the next fiscal, as per the Budget 2017?
A
NITI Aayog
B
Foreign Investment Promotion Board
C
Securities Exchange Board of India
D
Confederation of Indian Industry
Question 11 Explanation: 
The government has decided to abolish the Foreign Investment Promotion Board FIPB in 2017-2018. A roadmap for its abolition is to be announced in the next few months.
Question 12
The Tuareg and the Berber inhabit which desert?
A
Atacama
B
Gobi
C
Sahara
D
Taramosalata
Question 12 Explanation: 
Sahara
Question 13
Which planet has 67 confirmed moons?
A
Venus
B
Neptune
C
Mars
D
Jupiter
Question 13 Explanation: 
Jupiter
Question 14
What is the common name for members of the plant genus Mandragora belonging to the nightshade family?
A
Belladonna
B
Mandragola
C
Deadly nightshade
D
Mandrake
Question 14 Explanation: 
Mandrake
Question 15
John Forsythe was a regular in which TV series, but was never seen?
A
Dallas
B
The Invisible Man
C
Falcon Crest
D
Charlie's Angels
Question 15 Explanation: 
Charlie's Angels
Question 16
Bigfoot, a supposedly large, hairy, bipedal humanoid which lives in forests in the Northwest of North America, is also known as what?
A
Mono Grande
B
Chuchunaa
C
Sasquatch
D
Woodwose
Question 16 Explanation: 
Sasquatch
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