General knowledge quiz 585

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
'Elevate 100' scheme for start-ups has been launched by..........state government
A
Maharashtra
B
Kerala
C
Assam
D
Karantaka
Question 1 Explanation: 
Karantaka
Question 2
In "Blade Runner 2049" (2017) a number of people reprised their original roles in "Blade Runner" (1982); this included Harrison Ford, Edward James Olmos and Sean Young, plus who else?
A
Hampton Fancher, as co-writer of the screenplay
B
Ridley Scott, as director
C
Vangelis, as composer
D
Jordan Cronenweth, as cinematographer
Question 2 Explanation: 
Hampton Fancher, as co-writer of the screenplay
Question 3
YS Raja Reddy Stadium located in which State/UT?
A
Assam
B
Andaman & Nicobar
C
Maharashtra
D
Andhra Pradesh
Question 4
St James's Palace is in what street in London?
A
The Mall
B
Victoria Street
C
Pall Mall
D
Cheapside
Question 4 Explanation: 
Pall Mall
Question 5
Which Nobel prize winner in literature died in August 2013?
A
Italian playwright, songwriter and political campaigner Dario Fo
B
UK writer Harold Pinter
C
Irish poet Seamus Heaney
D
South African writer Nadine Gordimer
Question 5 Explanation: 
Irish poet Seamus Heaney
Question 6
What does sauerkraut traditionally consist of?
A
Finely shredded cabbage, fermented by various lactic acid bacteria
B
Rice, cooked flaked fish & hard boiled eggs
C
Chopped pickled vegetables and spice
D
A savoury sauce of melted cheese and other ingredients, served hot on toast
Question 6 Explanation: 
Finely shredded cabbage, fermented by various lactic acid bacteria
Question 7
With which sport Hoshang Dadiba Amroliwala is associated with?
A
Hockey
B
Cricket
C
Football
D
Volleyball
Question 7 Explanation: 
Hoshang Dadiba Amroliwala, former cricketer, passed away due to age related health issues. Hoshang Dadiba Amroliwala was 86 years old. He was a right-hand batsman and leg-spinner. He has played 44 first class matches. He had played in Ranji Trophy for Bombay Cricket Association. He had also represented the Parsi cyclists club in 1950s-60s.
Question 8
The Anglo Mysore War series started in the year
A
1721
B
1757
C
1767
D
1766
Question 8 Explanation: 
Four Anglo Mysore Wars too place, of which first was started in 1767
Question 9
Which of these points of a horse is at the lowest point when it is standing up?
A
Groove
B
Ergot
C
Withers
D
Crest
Question 9 Explanation: 
Ergot
Question 10
What regular feature on page 3 of the Sun newspaper first appeared in November 1970?
A
Stock market information
B
Crossword
C
Picture of a bare-breasted woman
D
Sudoku
Question 10 Explanation: 
Picture of a bare-breasted woman
Question 11
Which country cricket players have been banned for the period 7 years to 12 years for allegedly involving in fixing the matches?
A
South Africa
B
West Indies
C
Pakistan
D
India
Question 11 Explanation: 
Four South African cricketers have been banned for allegedly involving in fixing the matches. The Ban varies from 7 years to 12 years.
Question 12
Who fought the first world title fight between two undefeated world heavyweight champions?
A
Muhammad Ali & Joe Frazier
B
Lennox Lewis & Frank Bruno
C
Evander Holyfield & Mike Tyson
D
Jack Dempsey & Tommy Gibbons
Question 12 Explanation: 
Muhammad Ali & Joe Frazier
Question 13
What is the last name of "Ellen"?
A
De Maupassant
B
DeGeneres
C
De Bergerac
D
Demerara
Question 13 Explanation: 
DeGeneres
Question 14
Which of these is a root vegetable?
A
Pea
B
Broccoli
C
Carrot
D
Lettuce
Question 14 Explanation: 
Carrot
Question 15
Radovan Karadzic is associated with genocide between 1992 and 1995 in which country?
A
Norway
B
Switzerland
C
Bosnia
D
Mexico
Question 15 Explanation: 
Bosnia
Question 16
Which Asian country will host Boxing World Championship in 2021?
A
China
B
India
C
Bangladesh
D
Nepal
Question 16 Explanation: 
The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has announced that India will host their first elite men's World Championship in 2021. The announcement was made after a two-day executive committee meeting that was held in Moscow.
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