General knowledge quiz 1797

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which was the last drama film to feature the work of veteran American actor and comedian Zero Mostel?
A
Rhinoceros (1974)
B
Best Boy (1979)
C
The Front (1976)
D
Watership Down (1978)
Question 1 Explanation: 
Watership Down (1978)
Question 2
Which of these is not one of the meanings of "kindle"?
A
To start a blaze
B
A litter of kittens
C
An e-book reader
D
A herd of cattle
Question 2 Explanation: 
A herd of cattle
Question 3
Which of these books was not written by George Orwell?
A
Animal Farm
B
Lord Of The Flies
C
Nineteen Eighty Four
D
Coming Up For Air
Question 3 Explanation: 
Lord Of The Flies
Question 4
Who is the English physicist responsible for the 'Big Bang Theory'?
A
Albert Einstein
B
Michael Skube
C
George Gamow
D
Roger Penrose
Question 4 Explanation: 
George Gamow. Gamow, who died in 1968, was a physicist, who published "Thirty Years that Shook Physics".
Question 5
What perennial herb with sweet pine and citrus flavours was known to the Greeks and Romans as a sign of happiness?
A
Rosemary
B
Thyme
C
Marjoram
D
Parsley
Question 5 Explanation: 
Marjoram
Question 6
2026 Asian Games will be hosted by which country?
A
Russia
B
China
C
India
D
Japan
Question 6 Explanation: 
Japan:Japan's Aichi prefecture and its capital city Nagoya were confirmed as co-hosts of the 2026 Asian Games
Question 7
Audrey Hepburn appeared in which of these classic films?
A
Casablanca
B
Gigi
C
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
D
Breakfast at Tiffany's
Question 7 Explanation: 
Breakfast at Tiffany's
Question 8
Which of these is a park in Sydney, Australia?
A
Green Park
B
Hyde Park
C
St. James's Park
D
Kensington Gardens
Question 8 Explanation: 
Hyde Park
Question 9
Who was the All Black (New Zealand rugby) captain to have been inducted into the IRB Hall of Fame (now the World Rugby Hall of Fame) in 2007, the year after the Hall was established?
A
Wilson Whineray
B
George Nepia
C
Jonah Lomu
D
Colin Meads
Question 9 Explanation: 
Wilson Whineray
Question 10
When this trophy was first offered for award in the 1871-72 season of its sport, how many teams competed and what was the trophy?
A
The Auld Mug (America's Cup), 3 teams
B
FA Cup, 5 teams
C
FA Cup, 15 teams
D
Ryder Cup, 24 teams
Question 10 Explanation: 
FA Cup, 15 teams
Question 11
Which of these is the furthest north?
A
Estonia
B
France
C
Greenland
D
Denmark
Question 11 Explanation: 
Greenland
Question 12
What is the motto of the Boy Scout movement?
A
Be Prepared
B
In Vino Veritas
C
Ad Augusta Per Angusta
D
Ad Astra
Question 12 Explanation: 
Be Prepared
Question 13
Minimum age required to contest for Loksabha election is..........
A
18 years
B
25 years
C
22 years
D
30 years
Question 13 Explanation: 
25 years:Article 84 (b) of Constitution of India provides that the minimum age for becoming a candidate for Lok Sabha election shall be 25 years.
Question 14
What does "lugubrious" mean?
A
Likes to sing
B
Dishonest
C
Miserable
D
Talkative
Question 14 Explanation: 
Miserable
Question 15
Which of these countries is the largest by area?
A
Thailand
B
China
C
Israel
D
Singapore
Question 15 Explanation: 
China
Question 16
..........is the highest plateau in the world
A
Tibetan Plateau
B
Patagonian Plateau
C
Deccan Plateau
D
Mongolian Plateau
Question 16 Explanation: 
Tibetan Plateau:The largest and highest plateau in the world is the Tibetan Plateau, sometimes metaphorically described as the ''roof of the world'', which is still being formed by the collisions of the Indo-Australian and Eurasian tectonic plates
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