General knowledge quiz 429

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The second Secretary-General of the United Nations, Dag Hammarskjold, died in office in 1961 and became subsequently one of only four people to receive a posthumous Nobel Peace Prize. How did he die?
A
From a heart attack
B
Stabbed in a street in Sweden
C
A bomb exploded in his car
D
In a plane crash
Question 1 Explanation: 
In a plane crash
Question 2
Mickey Hargitay, the second husband of leading blonde sex symbol of the 1950s Jayne Mansfield, was famous for winning what in 1955?
A
Mr. Universe
B
Boston Marathon
C
World Chess Championship
D
Oscar for Best Supporting Actor
Question 2 Explanation: 
Mr. Universe
Question 3
Which typically characterises a seamount?
A
Rolling, low elevation ranges
B
Frequent volcanic eruptions
C
They are barren of sea life
D
Abruptly rising slopes, sometimes to about 4000 m (13, 100 ft)
Question 3 Explanation: 
Abruptly rising slopes, sometimes to about 4000 m (13, 100 ft)
Question 4
What was the fictional family with children called Keith, Danny, Laurie, Tracy and Chris, that first came to US TV screens in 1970?
A
The Cowsills
B
The Waltons
C
The Partridge Family
D
The Brady Bunch
Question 4 Explanation: 
The Partridge Family
Question 5
Traditionally, what was the name of the sword with which St. George slew the dragon, and the name given by Winston Churchill to his personal aircraft during World War II?
A
Thunderbolt
B
Excalibur
C
Durendal
D
Ascalon
Question 5 Explanation: 
Ascalon
Question 6
Agricultural Insurance Company of India(AIC) was incorporated under the..........on 20th December 200
A
Companies Act, 1952 2.Companies Act, 2015
B
correctchoice Companies Act, 1956
C
Companies Act, 2013
Question 6 Explanation: 
Companies Act, 1956:Agricultural Insurance Company of India(AIC) was incorporated under the Companies Act, 1956 on 20th December 2002. Agriculture Insurance Company of India Limited (AIC) offers yield-based and weather-based crop insurance programs in almost 500 districts of India.Agriculture Insurance Company of India Limited is a limited company headquartered out of New Delhi, India.
Question 7
What would one normally do with veloute?
A
Rub it on your face
B
Eat it
C
Drive it
D
Hit it
Question 7 Explanation: 
Eat it
Question 8
Who was known as "Ol' Blue Eyes"?
A
Frank Sinatra
B
Dean Martin
C
Elvis Presley
D
Humphrey Bogart
Question 8 Explanation: 
Frank Sinatra
Question 9
The poem "The New Colossus" that begins "Give us your tired, your poor, your huddled masses.........." is inscribed where?
A
The Lincoln Memorial
B
The Statue of Liberty
C
Mount Rushmore
D
The White House
Question 9 Explanation: 
The Statue of Liberty
Question 10
Which English town is known for its collection of concrete cows?
A
Gloucester
B
Ironbridge
C
Chiswick
D
Milton Keynes
Question 10 Explanation: 
Milton Keynes
Question 11
The angles of a triangle add up to how many degrees?
A
45
B
90
C
180
D
360
Question 11 Explanation: 
180
Question 12
Mukhtar Al-Bakri, Sahim Alwan, Faysal Galab, Shafal Mosed, Yaseinn Taher and Yahya Goba were collectively known as the "Lackawanna Six" and by what other name?
A
The Manson Family
B
The Gang of Six
C
The Buffalo Six
D
The Modern Jazz Sextet
Question 12 Explanation: 
The Buffalo Six
Question 13
The book 'Far and Away:Reporting from the Brink of Change' written by..........
A
Howard Solomon
B
Andrew Solomon
C
Nick Barley
D
Andrew Morton
Question 13 Explanation: 
Andrew Solomon:Far and Away:Reporting from the Brink of Change authored by Andrew Solomon
Question 14
What is the agricultural growth expectation for financial year 2017-18?
A
2.1%
B
3.50%
C
4.30%
D
6.50%
Question 15
What is the name of the single window interface, to be launched by the Union government to register all coach related complaints and requirements
A
Coach For All
B
Coach Mitra
C
Best Coach
D
My Coach
Question 15 Explanation: 
Government has proposed to launch a facility named Coach Mitra to register all coach related complaints and requirements.
Question 16
Who became the first President of the French Republic by popular vote in 1848, became dictator after a coup in 1851, then ruled as "Emperor of the French" from 1852 to September 1870, when he was captured in the Franco-Prussian War?
A
Napoleon III
B
Charles de Gaulle
C
Louis-Philippe of France
D
Louis Jules Trochu
Question 16 Explanation: 
Napoleon III
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