General knowledge quiz 240

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Charles Lindbergh became famous by flying which aeroplane?
A
The Spirit of St Louis
B
Enola Gay
C
Endeavour
D
Paris or Bust
Question 1 Explanation: 
The Spirit of St Louis
Question 2
Which of these is a stage musical based on the 1931 play "Green Grow the Lilacs" by Lynn Riggs?
A
The Sound of Music
B
Oklahoma!
C
Fiddler on the Roof
D
Showboat
Question 2 Explanation: 
Oklahoma!
Question 3
Which 2002 play by Neil LaBute that takes place around 11 September 2001 concerns an extra-marital affair between a man (Sam) and his boss (Abby) who worked in the World Trade Centre?
A
The Distance From Here
B
The Shape of Things
C
This Is How It Goes
D
The Mercy Seat
Question 3 Explanation: 
The Mercy Seat
Question 4
Which of these would you expect to receive in a Chinese restaurant?
A
Fortune cookie
B
Roti
C
Saki
D
Pineapple
Question 4 Explanation: 
Fortune cookie
Question 5
Gorumara National Park is located in..........
A
Nagaland
B
Arunachal Pradesh
C
Gujarat
D
West Bengal
Question 6
The island of Alcatraz is closest to which of these cities?
A
New York
B
Los Angeles
C
San Francisco
D
Chicago
Question 6 Explanation: 
San Francisco
Question 7
Hindustan Zinc Ltd is located in..........
A
Rajasthan
B
West Bengal
C
Madhya Pradesh
D
Gujarat
Question 7 Explanation: 
Rajasthan:Hindustan Zinc Ltd is located in Rajasthan.Hindustan Zinc Limited (HZL) is an integrated mining and resources producer of zinc, lead
Question 8
What is the full form of PMGKY?
A
Pradhan Mantri Grameen Kaushal Yojna
B
Pradhan Mantri Grameen Kalyan Yojna
C
Pradhan Mantri Garib Kaushal Yojna
D
Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojna
Question 8 Explanation: 
Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojna (PMGKY). The Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana (PMGKY) came into effect from 17 December 2016. It will remain open until March 31, 2017. PMGKY is Union Government's second income disclosure scheme (IDS) to allow tax evaders to come clean with unaccounted wealth. It provides for 50 per cent tax and surcharge on declarations of unaccounted cash deposited in banks
Question 9
A famous round-robin chess tournament, one of the first super tournaments, was conducted in Hastings in England from August 5 to September 2 of what year?
A
1927
B
1841
C
1851
D
1895
Question 9 Explanation: 
1895
Question 10
..........is found only in animals and absent in plants
A
Ureters
B
Urethra
C
Excretory system
D
Nervous System
Question 10 Explanation: 
Nervous System:The nervous system develops from ectoderm and is found only in animals and absent in plants. The study of nervous system and receptors is called neurology.
Question 11
Where is Panmunjom?
A
Northern Tibet
B
North Korea
C
Myanmar, or Burma
D
Bangladesh
Question 11 Explanation: 
North Korea
Question 12
Which country's first Hindu Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha has resigned after facing financial irregularities and money laundering allegations?
A
Bangladesh
B
Myanmar
C
Pakistan
D
Afghanistan
Question 12 Explanation: 
Bangladesh's first Hindu Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha has resigned after facing financial irregularities and money laundering allegations. Surendra Kumar Sinha led the Supreme Court to a landmark verdict which scrapped Parliament's power to remove judges on grounds of misconduct and incapacity, in August 2017. This went against the government. He left Bangladesh in October 2017, in the middle of rumours that, he had been pressured to step aside. Immediately after he left Bangladesh, he was accused of serious crimes including money laundering and financial irregularities.
Question 13
The Greeks constructed hippodromes for holding what events?
A
Bird racing
B
Fights with African animals
C
A form of Sumo wrestling
D
Chariot and horse races
Question 13 Explanation: 
Chariot and horse races
Question 14
Meghna Pant is the author of
A
One Life is Not Enough
B
One Hundred Years of Solitude
C
One Way Road
D
One & A Half Wife
Question 14 Explanation: 
One & A Half Wife:Meghna Pant is an Indian literary fiction author and financial journalist. She has written one novel, One & A Half Wife (2012).
Question 15
Inaugurated in 1967, the World Lacrosse Championship has been held how often since 1974?
A
Every 6 months
B
Every year
C
Every two years
D
Every 4 years
Question 15 Explanation: 
Every 4 years
Question 16
Who was on the throne of England when Francis Drake fought the Spanish Armada in 1588?
A
Queen Victoria
B
Henry VIII
C
Harold II
D
Elizabeth I
Question 16 Explanation: 
Elizabeth I
There are 16 questions to complete.

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