General knowledge quiz 251

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Who is associated with the make of car that was used to travel in time in the film "Back To The Future"?
A
Cecil Kimber
B
Alec Issigonis
C
Colin Chapman
D
John DeLorean
Question 1 Explanation: 
John DeLorean
Question 2
Who has laid the foundation for first Greenfield smart city project in Ranchi?
A
Venkaiah Naidu
B
Rajnath Singh
C
Nitin Gadkari
D
Piyush Goyal
Question 2 Explanation: 
Vice president M.Venkaiah Naidu laid the foundation stone for the first and only greenfield smart city project, in Ranchi coming up on the HEC land. It is his maiden visit to Jharkhand after becoming vice president.He also laid the foundation stone for an urban civic centre, a convention centre and an urban planning and management institute.The smart city is coming up on 656 acres of HEC land which would be fully wi-fi, carbon free, garbage free locality with modernised housing, traffic management system, education hub and equipped with facilities like round the clock power and water supplies.
Question 3
Armistice Line (Military Demarcation Line) divides which of the two countries?
A
Poland & Germany
B
France & Germany
C
North Korea & South Korea
D
Egypt & Sudan
Question 3 Explanation: 
North Korea & South Korea
Question 4
Which of these was a British-born American costume designer who had a career as costumier for the Dallas Opera, and worked for Covent Garden, La Scala, the Old Vic, the Vienna State Opera, the American Ballet Theater, the Metropolitan Opera & the New York City Opera?
A
Edith Head
B
Peter J Hall
C
Busby Berkeley
D
Cecil Beaton
Question 4 Explanation: 
Peter J Hall
Question 5
What is the next in the series Jason Alexander, Kevin Federline..........?
A
Brad Pitt
B
Jason Trawick
C
Tom Cruise
D
Tommy Lee Jones
Question 5 Explanation: 
Jason Trawick
Question 6
Which mission has recently completed 1000 Earth days in its orbit?
A
GSAT
B
ASTROSAT
C
Chandrayaan
D
Mangalyaan
Question 6 Explanation: 
Mangalyaan
Question 7
An advanced weather satellites GOES-R was launched by which space agency?
A
NASA
B
ISRO
C
JAXA
D
CNSA
Question 7 Explanation: 
NASA:NASA has successfully launched the A ''next generation'' US advanced weather satellites GOES-R from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, US on November 20, 2016.
Question 8
How did Eric Robert Rudolph, an American terrorist, try to disrupt the Summer Olympics in 1996 in Atlanta?
A
Detonated a bomb at the Centennial Olympic Park
B
Took a rifle into the shooting venue and threatened spectators
C
Hi-jacked a plane and threatened to fly it into the stadium
D
Took 13 competitors hostage and asked for the release of 12 Israeli prisoners
Question 8 Explanation: 
Detonated a bomb at the Centennial Olympic Park
Question 9
Which Irish step dancer, flautist and choreographer, born 16 July 1958 in Chicago, Illinois, became internationally known through the musical "Riverdance"?
A
Michael Flatley
B
Patrick Fugit
C
Jim Thorpe
D
Michael Londra
Question 9 Explanation: 
Michael Flatley
Question 10
The Volstead Act, that became law in the USA on 28 October 1919, concerned what?
A
Interest rate controls
B
Restrictions on immigration
C
Tax on share dividends
D
Prohibition of alcohol
Question 10 Explanation: 
Prohibition of alcohol
Question 11
Which of these was the last to be published?
A
Agatha Christie
B
Daniel Defoe
C
Charles Dickens
D
Salman Rushdie
Question 11 Explanation: 
Salman Rushdie
Question 12
Which of these is a name for a book of directions for the preparation of medicines?
A
Grey's Anatomy
B
Pharmacopoeia
C
Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management
D
Sanctum Moleculae
Question 12 Explanation: 
Pharmacopoeia
Question 13
Which mountain range crosses North Africa for over 1500 miles from Cape Nun on the Atlantic Coast to Cape Bon on the Mediterranean?
A
Andes
B
Atlas
C
Alps
D
Carpathians
Question 13 Explanation: 
Atlas
Question 14
Competitors from which country won the most medals at the World Artistic Gymnastics Championships held in Rotterdam, Netherlands from 16 to 24 October 2010?
A
People's Republic of China
B
Monaco
C
Andorra
D
Indonesia
Question 14 Explanation: 
People's Republic of China
Question 15
In what country were measures announced on 22 April 2010 by the Prime Minister to cut consumption of power, affecting the length of the official weekend, signs, government offices, air conditioners, street markets, commercial centers, weddings and wells?
A
UK
B
Pakistan
C
China
D
Australia
Question 15 Explanation: 
Pakistan
Question 16
What were Operation Storax, Operation Niblick, Operation Whetstone, Operation Flintlock and Operation Latchkey?
A
Allied operations in World War I
B
Allied operations in World War II
C
Nuclear test series carried out in the USA
D
International Boy Scout Jamborees
Question 16 Explanation: 
Nuclear test series carried out in the USA
There are 16 questions to complete.

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