General knowledge quiz 627

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Who won the 'Green Oscar' Award for the year 2015?
A
Ashwika Kapur
B
Mike Pandey
C
Ananda Kumar
D
Both 1 and 4
Question 1 Explanation: 
Both 1 and 4:Pune-based ornithologist Pramod Patil and Ananda Kumar have won with the prestigious Whitley Award, popularly known as the 'Green Oscar' for his work on the conservation of the Great Indian Bustard.
Question 2
The government of India has planned to install..........in all passenger trains by March 2019?
A
Bio-toilets
B
Wifi
C
Restaurants
D
2 & 3
Question 2 Explanation: 
The government announced that, it has planned installation of bio-toilets in all passenger trains to be completed by March 2019. Minister of State for Railways Rajen Gohain made the announcement in Lok Sabha. He said that, railway workshops have been ordered to mandatorily install bio-toilets in all existing in-service eligible coaches that are undergoing mid-life rehabilitation and periodical overhaul. He also said that, retro-fitment of bio-toilets in existing in-service coaches is also being done to a certain extent.
Question 3
A Duesenberg was a make of what?
A
Pipe
B
Rifle
C
Car
D
Watch
Question 3 Explanation: 
Car
Question 4
Muhammad Ali (who was born Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr.) is associated with which sport?
A
Rugby union
B
Motor racing
C
Boxing
D
Soccer
Question 4 Explanation: 
Boxing
Question 5
BRICS Labour & Employment Ministers' Meet was held on 26th and 27th July, 2017 in:
A
Chonqging, China
B
Tianjin, China
C
Wuhan, China
D
Jinan, China
Question 5 Explanation: 
BRICS Labour & Employment Ministers' Meet was held on 26th and 27th July, 2017 in Chonqging, China. Indian delegation to this meet was led by Bandaru Dattatreya, the Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Labour & Employment. M Sathiyavathy, Secretary ( Labour and Employment), Manish Gupta, Joint Secretary, Anuja Bapat, Director and Prof Sasikumar, Sr. Fellow, VVGNLI were also the part of Indian delegation.
Question 6
The Verona Amphitheatre, or Arena, which has staged major musical performances continually apart from the two World Wars since 1913 was first restored for theatre when?
A
In the Renaissance (16th century)
B
In the early 19th century
C
In the late 19th century
D
1910-1913
Question 6 Explanation: 
In the Renaissance (16th century)
Question 7
Which sport is contested at the biennial international competition known as the Bermuda Bowl?
A
Cricket
B
Contract bridge
C
Yachting
D
Croquet
Question 7 Explanation: 
Contract bridge
Question 8
What is the title of the 41 minute film of the Beatles first US concert?
A
The Beatles at Shea Stadium
B
Live at the Washington Coliseum, 1964
C
Live at the Hollywood Bowl
D
Got Live If You Want It
Question 8 Explanation: 
Live at the Washington Coliseum, 1964
Question 9
The book publishing firm Virago Press is distinctive because it publishes what works?
A
Folk tales and legends only
B
English classics only
C
In foreign languages only
D
By women only
Question 9 Explanation: 
By women only
Question 10
Which of the following is a cultural organisation?
A
UNESCO
B
ILO
C
WHO
D
FAO
Question 11
What was the name of the house where William Wordsworth and his sister lived in Grasmere in the Lake District?
A
Somerset House
B
Dunromin'
C
Arden House
D
Dove Cottage
Question 11 Explanation: 
Dove Cottage
Question 12
Which of these British TV costume dramas was the first to be aired?
A
Brideshead Revisited
B
Sharpe
C
Upstairs and Downstairs
D
The Forsyte Saga
Question 12 Explanation: 
The Forsyte Saga
Question 13
On..........the Constitution was declared as passed
A
26th November, 1950
B
26th November, 1949
C
26th January, 1947
D
26th Januray, 1950
Question 13 Explanation: 
26th November, 1949:On 26th nov, 1949 the Constitution was declared as passed.The provisions relating to the citizenship, elections and provisional parliament etc were implemented with immediate effect.The rest of the provisions came into force on 26th January, 1950.
Question 14
Which of these volcanoes has not been active in the 21st century?
A
Erta Ale, Ethiopia
B
Kilauea in the Hawaiian Islands
C
Stromboli, off the north coast of Sicily
D
Vesuvius
Question 14 Explanation: 
Vesuvius
Question 15
Lome is the capital of..........
A
Togo
B
Sweden
C
Taiwan
D
Vanuatu
Question 15 Explanation: 
Togo:Togo-Lome(Capital) and CFA Franc(Currency)
Question 16
Which river runs through the city of London, England?
A
Tiber
B
Danube
C
Hudson
D
Thames
Question 16 Explanation: 
Thames
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