General knowledge quiz 674

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The Treaty of Fontainebleau, signed on 11 April 1814 by representatives of France, Austria, Hungary, Bohemia, Russia, and Prussia, had a marked effect on the personal life of whom?
A
Captain James Cook
B
Sir Francis Drake
C
Tsar Nicholas II
D
Napoleon Bonaparte
Question 1 Explanation: 
Napoleon Bonaparte
Question 2
Which facility, opened in England in sections between 1774 and 1790 and a major asset for a while to industrialising Britain, forms part of the background for the works "His Dark Materials Trilogy" (by Philip Pullman) and "The Wind in the Willows" (by Kenneth Grahame)?
A
The Oxford Canal
B
The Coventry coalfields
C
Woolwich Dockyard
D
Foss Dyke
Question 2 Explanation: 
The Oxford Canal
Question 3
What satellite, launched by NASA aboard a Delta rocket from Cape Canaveral on 10 July 1962, was built as part of a multi-national agreement between AT&T, Bell Telephone Laboratories, NASA, the British General Post Office, and the French National PTT (Post, Telegraph & Telecom Office)?
A
WorldCom
B
Hot Bird
C
Telstar
D
Intelsat
Question 3 Explanation: 
Telstar
Question 4
Who beat Roger Federer in the men's Wimbledon final in 2008?
A
Juan Martin del Potro
B
Marat Safin
C
Rafael Nadal
D
Andy Roddick
Question 4 Explanation: 
Rafael Nadal
Question 5
Foreign nationals of non-Indian origin resident in India, can acquire immovable property in India except..........countries.
A
5
B
8
C
12
D
10
Question 5 Explanation: 
Foreign nationals of non-Indian origin resident in India, can acquire immovable property in India except 10 countries.
Question 6
Which of these is a character in the "Back to the Future" series of films?
A
Ethan Hunt
B
Thomas A. Anderson
C
Dr. Emmett Brown
D
Warrant Officer Ripley
Question 6 Explanation: 
Dr. Emmett Brown
Question 7
The first official World Cup for which sport, that requires navigational skills using a map and compass to navigate from point to point in diverse and usually unfamiliar terrain, was held in 1986?
A
South Pacific
B
Westward Ho!
C
Orienteering
D
North by north-west
Question 7 Explanation: 
Orienteering
Question 8
What does "pernickety" mean?
A
Spiky
B
Overly fussy
C
Sticky
D
Moving in random directions
Question 8 Explanation: 
Overly fussy
Question 9
Who is the President of Afghanistan?
A
Ashraf Ghani
B
Ilir Meta
C
Abdelaziz Bouteflika
D
Abdul Hamid
Question 9 Explanation: 
Ashraf Ghani
Question 10
In 1992 UNESCO declared the Casbah, or qasba, of Algiers a World Heritage Site. What is the Casbah?
A
The citadel, or fortress, of Algiers, and the quarter around it
B
A marketplace
C
A forum for music and dancing
D
A river
Question 10 Explanation: 
The citadel, or fortress, of Algiers, and the quarter around it
Question 11
The 73rd Amendment provides a..........tier system of Panchayats
A
4
B
2
C
3
D
5
Question 11 Explanation: 
3:The Balwant Rai Mehta Committee was a committee appointed by the Government of India in January 1957 to examine the working of the Community Development Programme (1952). The Act aims to provide a 3-tier system of Panchayati Raj for all States having a population of over 2 million, to hold Panchayat elections regularly every 5 years 1.Village-level Panchayats 2. Block-level Panchayats and 3.District-level Panchayats.
Question 12
Who knighted Christopher Wren, the architect responsible for rebuilding 55 churches in the City of London after the Great Fire in 1666, including St. Paul's Cathedral?
A
George V
B
George III
C
Charles II
D
Victoria
Question 12 Explanation: 
Charles II
Question 13
What is the highest peak in both the Western and Southern Hemispheres?
A
Mount McKinley
B
Cerro Aconcagua
C
Everest
D
Shishapangma
Question 13 Explanation: 
Cerro Aconcagua
Question 14
The Authority to specify which castes shall be deemed to be scheduled castes rest with
A
Vice-President
B
Prime Minister
C
Chief Justice of India
D
President
Question 14 Explanation: 
President:Authority to specify which castes shall be deemed to be scheduled castes rest with President
Question 15
Which of these is NOT a dangerous gas that forms naturally in a coal mine?
A
White damp
B
Choke damp
C
Black damp
D
Fire damp
Question 15 Explanation: 
Black damp
Question 16
Which is a security agency administered by the Ministry of Justice in Japan?
A
The Public Security Intelligence Agency
B
National Security Agency (NSA)
C
Security Intelligence Service (SIS)
D
The Mossad
Question 16 Explanation: 
The Public Security Intelligence Agency
There are 16 questions to complete.

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