General knowledge quiz 465

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
In the UK, the Ordnance Survey is an executive agency of government that is one of the world's largest producers of what?
A
Weather reports
B
Maps
C
Star charts
D
Tide tables
Question 1 Explanation: 
Maps
Question 2
"A man, a plan, a canal, Panama!" is an example of what?
A
Homonym
B
Anagram
C
Palindrome
D
Oxymoron
Question 2 Explanation: 
Palindrome
Question 3
What is an aficionado of Gilbert and Sullivan's light operas called?
A
Sullivian
B
Savoyard
C
Gilbertian
D
Mikado
Question 3 Explanation: 
Gilbertian
Question 4
What do Alfred Newman, John Williams, Johnny Green, Andre Previn, John Barry and Alan Menken have in common?
A
Having the same birthday
B
Winning the Academy award for Best Original Score
C
Scoring "James Bond" films
D
Having been Olympic table tennis players
Question 4 Explanation: 
Winning the Academy award for Best Original Score
Question 5
Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre is located at
A
Pune
B
Ahmedabad
C
Sriharikota
D
Thiruvananthapuram
Question 6
What word means to watch other people play a game?
A
Twitch
B
Kibitz
C
Surveille
D
Audit
Question 6 Explanation: 
Twitch
Question 7
Ramachandra Guga is an author of which book?
A
The Tiger's Wife
B
Mohan Das
C
Book of Rachel
D
India After Gandhi
Question 7 Explanation: 
India After Gandhi:India after Gandhi:The History of the World's Largest Democracy is a book by Indian historian Ramachandra Guha, published by HarperCollins in August 2007
Question 8
Billy Piper played the travelling companion to the lead role in which TV series that played in Great Britain in 2005?
A
Silent Witness
B
Travels With My Aunt
C
Life On Mars
D
Dr Who
Question 8 Explanation: 
Dr Who
Question 9
Of the UN Agencies, which one specifically aims at further economic development by encouraging productive private enterprise?
A
United Nations Industrial Development Organisation
B
International Finance Corporation
C
International Monetary Fund
D
World Bank
Question 10
What right of a defendant was last used in "Ashford v Thornton", an 1818 English legal case that was a private appeal from an acquittal for murder?
A
Trial by combat
B
To remain silent
C
A woman can refuse to testify against her husband
D
To challenge potential jurors
Question 10 Explanation: 
Trial by combat
Question 11
The number of players in Hockey..........
A
9
B
11
C
12
D
10
Question 11 Explanation: 
11:A game shall be played between 2 teams of not more than 16 players each, but not more than11 players of each team shall be on the field at the same time
Question 12
What land forms characterise the western regions of Siberia abutting the Ural mountains?
A
Small mountain ranges
B
Plains and swampland
C
Volcanoes
D
Gorges
Question 12 Explanation: 
Plains and swampland
Question 13
Who is the governor of Chhattisgarh?
A
Balram Das Tandon
B
Krishan Kant Paul
C
Satya Pal Malik
D
Nirbhay Sharma
Question 13 Explanation: 
Balram Das Tandon:Capital-Raipur
Question 14
Which of these was a famous British artist?
A
Tapper
B
Lathe
C
Caster
D
Turner
Question 14 Explanation: 
Turner
Question 15
What was the name of the first of the space shuttles that was used only for testing purposes?
A
Atlantis
B
Enterprise
C
Columbia
D
Discovery
Question 15 Explanation: 
Enterprise
Question 16
Who led the mutiny on HMS Bounty on 28 April 1789?
A
John Fryer
B
William Bligh
C
Peter Heywood
D
Fletcher Christian
Question 16 Explanation: 
Fletcher Christian
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