General knowledge quiz 544

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The earth rotates on its axis from..........
A
North to South
B
West to east
C
East to west
D
South to North
Question 1 Explanation: 
West to east:The earth rotates on its axis from west to east. This rotation makes the sun and the stars appear to be moving across from East to West.
Question 2
The Boer War was fought in which country?
A
Ireland
B
South Africa
C
Afghanistan
D
India
Question 2 Explanation: 
South Africa
Question 3
During the Cold War, what Eastern European alliance was the equivalent of NATO?
A
Pravda
B
Arab League
C
SMERSH
D
Warsaw Pact
Question 3 Explanation: 
Warsaw Pact
Question 4
Berhampur Thakurani Yatra Festival is one of the famous festival of..........
A
Punjab
B
J & K
C
Meghalaya
D
Odisha
Question 4 Explanation: 
Odisha
Question 5
What name is given to a style of journalism that is written subjectively, often including the reporter as part of the story via a first-person narrative?
A
Fozzie
B
Gonzo
C
Rizzo
D
Scooter
Question 5 Explanation: 
Gonzo
Question 6
Which of these countries is closest to France?
A
Zimbabwe
B
China
C
Denmark
D
Pakistan
Question 6 Explanation: 
Denmark
Question 7
The American film made at the very start of the sound film era, "All Quiet on the Western Front" (1930), on the grimness of warfare in WWI was banned in Germany (after a brief run in 1930) not unexpectedly, but also where?
A
UK
B
Australia
C
Canada
D
Malta
Question 7 Explanation: 
Australia
Question 8
''Astana'' is the capital of which country?
A
Turkmenistan
B
Kazakhstan
C
Tajikistan
D
Uzbekistan
Question 8 Explanation: 
Kazakhstan-Astana(Capital) and Tenge(Currency).
Question 9
Which of these was an irregular unit of British Special Forces founded in Cairo in 1942 by Major Vladimir Peniakoff that served in the Western Desert during World War II?
A
Special Air Services
B
Long Range Desert Group
C
Popski's Private Army
D
Special Boat Service
Question 9 Explanation: 
Popski's Private Army
Question 10
Toe wrestling needs what?
A
A big toe each
B
Comfortable cushions
C
At least five toes between the two contestants
D
A constant supply of beer
Question 10 Explanation: 
A big toe each
Question 11
Which of the following country is not a member of G-7?
A
Japan
B
Russia
C
France
D
Italy
Question 12
After he had directed "Australia", Baz Luhrmann's next project was a film based on which book by F Scott Fitzgerald?
A
Catch-22
B
Moby Dick
C
Great Expectations
D
The Great Gatsby
Question 12 Explanation: 
The Great Gatsby
Question 13
Which of these is a British comedy drama TV series of 32 episodes over 5 series first broadcast between 1998 and 2003, which follows 3 couples experiencing the ups-and-downs of romance?
A
Warm Hands
B
Cold Feet
C
Warm Heart
D
Cool Head
Question 13 Explanation: 
Cold Feet
Question 14
What purpose does lustration serve?
A
Taking waste away
B
Illumination
C
Putting pictures to a text
D
Purification or purge
Question 14 Explanation: 
Purification or purge
Question 15
Which of the following global civil society has awarded Nobel peace prize 2017?
A
International Humanist and Ethical Union
B
International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons
C
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
D
International Progress Organization
Question 15 Explanation: 
On 6th October 2017, the Norwegian Nobel Committee announced, the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize winner as International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), in Oslo, Norway.
Question 16
What is the form of sugar called "dextrose" also known as?
A
Glucose
B
Vitamin C
C
Saccharine
D
Oestrogen
Question 16 Explanation: 
Glucose
There are 16 questions to complete.

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