General knowledge quiz 34

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
In which 1994 Walt Disney animated film did the phrase "Hakuna matata" become famous?
A
Mulan
B
Toy Story
C
Aladdin
D
The Lion King
Question 1 Explanation: 
The Lion King
Question 2
Which psychological thriller film was the first appearance for Angela Lansbury (currently in long-running US TV serial "Murder She Wrote") and won its lead actress her first Academy Award for Best Actress?
A
Gaslight (1944)
B
For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943)
C
Casablanca (1942)
D
Spellbound (1945)
Question 2 Explanation: 
Gaslight (1944)
Question 3
If you are looking at a "sillion", what are you seeing?
A
Shining coins
B
A bird, called a windhover
C
Soil turned over by a plough
D
An extra pad behind a saddle to permit a second pillion rider
Question 3 Explanation: 
Soil turned over by a plough
Question 4
Ahmedabad Mill Strike is..........
A
First Hunger Strike
B
First Disobedience Movement
C
First Non-Co-operation Movement
D
First Political Movement
Question 4 Explanation: 
First Hunger Strike:It was a first Hunger Strike. To settle disputes between the mill owners of Ahmedabad and the workers.
Question 5
During World War II, in north Africa, who was known as "The Desert Fox"?
A
Erwin Rommel
B
Joseph Goebbels
C
Heinrich Himmler
D
Hermann Goering
Question 5 Explanation: 
Erwin Rommel
Question 6
In what direction does a luge rider travel?
A
Feet first
B
Sideways
C
Face down
D
Head first
Question 6 Explanation: 
Feet first
Question 7
Which British boxer lost the heavyweight title in 1972?
A
Jim Watt
B
Charlie Magri
C
Ken Buchanan
D
Mike Tyson
Question 7 Explanation: 
Ken Buchanan
Question 8
What was the occupation of St Peter, the leader of the Apostles?
A
Fisherman
B
Carpenter
C
Tax Collector
D
Telephone technician
Question 8 Explanation: 
Fisherman
Question 9
Which saint founded a monastery in 563 on the island of Iona off the west coast of Scotland?
A
St Anselm
B
St Bernard
C
St Augustine
D
St Columba
Question 9 Explanation: 
St Columba
Question 10
Which country was controlled by Sweden from 1814 (towards the end of the Napoleonic wars) until 1905 when Sweden recognised its independence?
A
Norway
B
Turkey
C
Bohemia
D
Belgium
Question 10 Explanation: 
Norway
Question 11
What is the region covering most of the south of South America known as?
A
Paphlagonia
B
Patagonia
C
Paragon
D
Pataka
Question 11 Explanation: 
Patagonia
Question 12
..........is divided in current account and capital account
A
Balance of Payment
B
Customer Stock
C
Credit
D
Balance of Trade
Question 12 Explanation: 
Balance of Payment:The BOP statement divides international transactions into three accounts:the current account, the capital account and the financial account.
Question 13
What brand of beer is popular in the "Simpsons"?
A
Duff
B
Stella Artois
C
Waikato Draught
D
Fosters
Question 13 Explanation: 
Duff
Question 14
What style of commercial vehicle body, incorporating an enclosed box body extended over the cab, takes its name from the town in Bedfordshire where the Bedford commercial vehicle plant was located?
A
Grimsby
B
Boreham
C
Abingdon
D
Luton
Question 14 Explanation: 
Luton
Question 15
Which of these was an outcome of the sinking of Greenpeace's ship the "Rainbow Warrior" by French intelligence service (DGSE) agents in 1985?
A
All of the DGSE agents were caught
B
The French minister of defence, Charles Hernu, resigned
C
The convicted DGSE agents served their full prison terms
D
The New Zealand public weakened their "nuclear free" philosophy
Question 15 Explanation: 
The French minister of defence, Charles Hernu, resigned
Question 16
Who directed the films ''Cocoon'', ''Willow'', ''Parenthood'', ''Backdraft'' and ''Apollo 13'' between 1985 and 1995?
A
Sam Mendes
B
Stephen Spielberg
C
Clint Eastwood
D
Ron Howard
Question 16 Explanation: 
Ron Howard
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