General knowledge quiz 423

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which state launches India's first social audit law?
A
Gujarat
B
Jharkhand
C
Bihar
D
Meghalaya
Question 1 Explanation: 
Meghalaya Chief Minister, Mukul Sangma launched 'The Meghalaya Community Participation and Public Services Social Audit Act, 2017'. Meghalaya has thus become first state in India to operationalise a law that integrates social audit of government programmes and schemes as part of government practice. 'The Meghalaya Community Participation and Public Services Social Audit Act, 2017' was passed in April 2017. It will be applicable to 11 departments and 21 schemes administered by Meghalaya State Government. Social audit not only enables to bring in corrections in the ongoing schemes but also gives people a direct say in how the money allocated should be spent.
Question 2
How many adverbs are in the following sentence:"Roger told his dog not to jump on the furniture with muddy feet"?
A
None
B
1
C
3
D
2
Question 2 Explanation: 
1
Question 3
What was the name of the monumental exhibit by Israeli artist Ron Arad displayed in the Annenberg Courtyard throughout the Royal Academy's Summer Exhibition 2016?
A
20:50
B
Spyre
C
This House Will Burn
D
Neither White, nor Warm, nor Cold
Question 3 Explanation: 
Spyre
Question 4
Who is the author of 'Mann Ki Baat:A Social Revolution on Radio'?
A
Narendra Modi
B
Pranab Mukherjee
C
Rajesh Jain
D
Arun Jaitley
Question 4 Explanation: 
Rajesh Jain:The book 'Mann Ki Baat:A Social Revolution on Radio' is a compilation of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi's addresses to the nation on radio every month under the programme 'Mann Ki Baat'. The book has been compiled by Shri Rajesh Jain.
Question 5
What is Dr Joseph-Ignace Guillotin best known for?
A
Inventing the guillotine
B
Proposing beheading as the humane death penalty in the French Revolution
C
Fine tuning the angled blade in the guillotine
D
Disposing of the corpses of those guillotined
Question 5 Explanation: 
Proposing beheading as the humane death penalty in the French Revolution
Question 6
Who hosted and won the 1995 Rugby Union World Cup?
A
Australia
B
South Africa
C
New Zealand
D
England
Question 6 Explanation: 
South Africa
Question 7
Who released the album "Rockferry" in 2008, that contained the singles "Mercy", "Warwick Avenue" and "Rain on Your Parade"?
A
Puffy
B
Duffy
C
Stuffy
D
Roughly
Question 7 Explanation: 
Duffy
Question 8
Who married Welsh actress Catherine Zeta Jones in 2000?
A
Douglas Bader
B
Jack Douglas
C
Kirk Douglas
D
Michael Douglas
Question 8 Explanation: 
Michael Douglas
Question 9
Who was the first to be quoted as saying "There are three types of lies:lies, damned lies and statistics"?
A
Benjamin Disraeli
B
George Bernard Shaw
C
Oscar Wide
D
Benjamin Franklin
Question 9 Explanation: 
Benjamin Disraeli
Question 10
Michael Caine appeared as which character in 5 films?
A
Harry Palmer
B
James Bond
C
Philip Marlowe
D
Roderick Alleyn
Question 10 Explanation: 
Harry Palmer
Question 11
''Dreamnation:Uniting a Country with Handwritten Dreams'' is a book, written on whose inspirational quotes?
A
Abdul Kalam
B
Rabindranath Tagore
C
Manmohan Singh
D
Aringar Anna
Question 11 Explanation: 
The book ''Dreamnation:Uniting a Country with Handwritten Dreams'' contains inspiring words of Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam. It was released on 15th October 2017, which is the 86th birth anniversary of APJ Abdul Kalam. The book was co-authored by Saji Mathew and Jubie John. It was published by Bloomsbury in collaboration with NGO LetterFarms.
Question 12
Which of these countries does not border Thailand?
A
The Lao People's Democratic Republic
B
People's Republic of China
C
Republic of the Union of Myanmar
D
Kingdom of Cambodia
Question 12 Explanation: 
People's Republic of China
Question 13
Which of these is a type of 16th and 17th century drama?
A
Tasque
B
Basque
C
Casque
D
Masque
Question 13 Explanation: 
Masque
Question 14
Why was the FIFA World Cup, an international football competition contested by the men's national teams every four years since the first tournament in 1930, not held in 1942 and 1946?
A
FIFA had lost the trophy
B
It was too expensive to organise
C
There were not enough people wanting to play
D
It was difficult to organise due to the effects of World War II
Question 14 Explanation: 
It was difficult to organise due to the effects of World War II
Question 15
Which college was founded by Henry VI in 1440?
A
King's College
B
Harrow
C
Eton
D
Charterhouse
Question 15 Explanation: 
Eton
Question 16
Which of the following is used to view the objects above the sea level?
A
Stroboscope
B
Microscope
C
Telesope
D
Periscope
Question 16 Explanation: 
Periscope:Periscope is used to view the objects above the sea level
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