General knowledge quiz 604

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Who famously gatecrashed a state dinner for Indian President Manmohan Singh at the White House on 24 November 2009?
A
David Letterman
B
Tareq and Michaele Salah
C
Sarah Palin
D
Joan Collins
Question 1 Explanation: 
Tareq and Michaele Salah
Question 2
When and where were association football games first played under floodlights?
A
1930s, Highbury, UK
B
1878, Sheffield, UK
C
1950, Southampton, UK
D
1955, Wembley, UK
Question 2 Explanation: 
1878, Sheffield, UK
Question 3
Which is the 17th century German mathematician and astronomer (at one time assistant to Tycho Brahe) whose works, including " Epitome of Copernican Astronomy", provided one of the foundations for Isaac Newton's theory of universal gravitation?
A
Heinrich Decimator
B
Christiaan Huygens
C
John Flamsteed
D
Johannes Kepler
Question 3 Explanation: 
Johannes Kepler
Question 4
Which American serial drama TV series, first broadcast in 2004, follows the lives of plane crash survivors on a Pacific island after a plane crash?
A
Cannibals
B
Lost
C
Lonely Planet
D
Bite Me
Question 4 Explanation: 
Lost
Question 5
What is the surname of the father and son actors Martin and Charlie?
A
Carradine
B
Fonda
C
Sheen
D
Douglas
Question 5 Explanation: 
Sheen
Question 6
International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust observed on
A
April 10th
B
February 6th
C
January 27th
D
October 25th
Question 6 Explanation: 
January 27th:January 27th-International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust International Holocaust Remembrance Day, is an international memorial day on 27 January commemorating the victims of the Holocaust. It commemorates the genocide that resulted in the death of an estimated 6 million Jews, 1 million Roma, 250, 000 mentally and physically disabled people, and 9, 000 homosexual men by the Nazi regime and its collaborators. It was designated by the United Nations General Assembly
Question 7
In France, what would you buy in a fromagerie?
A
Cheese
B
Maps
C
Hats
D
Meat
Question 7 Explanation: 
Cheese
Question 8
What 1973 film, based on a novel by French ex-convict Henri Charriere, starred Steve McQueen & Dustin Hoffman?
A
Rain Man
B
Papillon
C
Bullitt
D
Von Ryan's Express
Question 8 Explanation: 
Papillon
Question 9
World Book Days is a yearly event on..........organized by theUnited Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization(UNESCO).
A
April 23
B
December 5
C
October 27
D
August 13
Question 9 Explanation: 
April 23:World Book Day or World Book and Copyright Day (also known as International Day of the Book or World Book Days) is a yearly event on April 23, organized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), to promote reading, publishing and copyright.
Question 10
Which all-girl group had hits with "Whole Again", "Eternal Flame", "It's OK!" and "The Tide Is High (Get the Feeling)"?
A
Molecular Chicky
B
Megaton Puppy
C
Atomic Kitten
D
Holocaust Pussy
Question 10 Explanation: 
Atomic Kitten
Question 11
What links the UK television programmes Dr Who and Lewis?
A
They were both commissioned by BBC Wales
B
Kevin Whately, one of the leads in Lewis, played a dalek in an early Dr Who episode
C
The theme tunes were composed by the same person
D
The respective leads in the two series, Billie Piper and Laurence Fox, are married
Question 11 Explanation: 
The respective leads in the two series, Billie Piper and Laurence Fox, are married
Question 12
What author's non-fiction work includes "The Fate of Man", "The Future in America:A Search After Realities", "Little Wars", "The New World Order", "The Outline of History", "Russia in the Shadows" and "A Short History of the World"?
A
Agatha Christie
B
Isaac Asimov
C
J K Rowling
D
H G Wells
Question 12 Explanation: 
H G Wells
Question 13
What originated as a French folk dance, notated in 4/4 or 2/2 time at moderate tempo, with a distinctive rhythmic feature, as phrases begin in the middle of the bar (on the third quarter note), creating a half-measure upbeat?
A
Camelot
B
Garrotte
C
Guillemot
D
Gavotte
Question 13 Explanation: 
Gavotte
Question 14
..........is/are the main Foreign Exchange Reserves in India
A
Gold Stock of RBI
B
Special Drawing Rights(SDRs)
C
Reserve Tranche Position(RTP) in IMF
D
All of these
Question 14 Explanation: 
All of these:Gold Stock of RBI, Foreign Currency Assest(FCA), Special Drawing Rights(SDRs) and Reserve Tranche Position(RTP) in IMF are the main Foreign Exchange Reserves in India
Question 15
India's tallest ATC tower to be operational at whicj of the following international airport?
A
Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport
B
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport
C
Veer Savarkar International Airport
D
Indira Gandhi International Airport
Question 15 Explanation: 
Indira Gandhi International Airport
Question 16
Primary Co-operative committees provide credit for..........
A
Depend upon the reason
B
Long Period
C
Short Period
D
Either 2 or 3
Question 16 Explanation: 
Short Period:Primary Co-operative Committees provide credit for short period.
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