General knowledge quiz 693

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which Committee was set up to suggest change in Companies Act?
A
Naresh Chandra Committee
B
Athreya Committee
C
JJ Irani Committee
D
Deepak Parikh Committee
Question 1 Explanation: 
JJ Irani Committee:Committee under the Chairmanship of Dr. J.J. Irani formed to suggest a body set up under a under a 2002 amendment to the Companies Act currently faces.
Question 2
On what is one most likely to find the French words "par avion" written?
A
Umbrella
B
Sheet music
C
Menu
D
Envelope
Question 2 Explanation: 
Envelope
Question 3
India's Integrated Missiles Development Programme was started in..........under the chairmanship of Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam.
A
1979-80
B
1980-81
C
1981-82
D
1982-83
Question 4
What is a claymore?
A
A second for Muhammed Ali
B
Musical instrument
C
Large excavating machine
D
Double-edged broad sword
Question 4 Explanation: 
Double-edged broad sword
Question 5
Which English theatre and opera director, actor, author, television presenter, humourist is also a medical doctor?
A
Vanessa Redgrave
B
Sir Jonathan Miller
C
Gordon Ramsay
D
Sir David Attenborough
Question 5 Explanation: 
Sir Jonathan Miller
Question 6
If someone is referred to as a "liverpudlian", which city do they come from?
A
Glasgow
B
Liverpool
C
St Austell
D
Newcastle
Question 6 Explanation: 
Liverpool
Question 7
The Council currently known as the International Cricket Council, or ICC, has been known as the ICC since it was founded in 1909 at Lord's in the UK but the "I" stood for something else:what was that?
A
Imperial
B
Indian
C
Illyrian
D
Inswinger's
Question 7 Explanation: 
Imperial
Question 8
Which state launched a scheme for girl child ' Aapki Beti Humari Beti'?
A
Karnataka
B
Haryana
C
Madhya Pradesh
D
Andhra Praesh
Question 8 Explanation: 
Haryana:Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday launched a scheme for girl child-'Aapki Beti Humari Beti'-with an aim to combat the problem of declining child sex ratio in the state.
Question 9
The Group of 15(G-15) is..........
A
Cultural Group
B
Health Group
C
Economic Group
D
Social Group
Question 9 Explanation: 
Economic Group:The Group of 15 (G-15) is an informal forum set up to foster cooperation and provide input for other international groups, such as the World Trade Organization and the Group of Eight. It was established at the Ninth Non-Aligned Movement Summit Meeting in Belgrade, Yugoslavia, in September 1989, and is composed of countries from Latin America, Africa, and Asia with a common goal of enhanced growth and prosperity.
Question 10
Maibam Lokpa Ching is a historical place of India, which is in..........
A
Karnataka
B
Jharkhand
C
Manipur
D
New Delhi
Question 10 Explanation: 
Manipur
Question 11
Gene Hackman did not appear with Christopher Reeve and Margot Kidder in which of the "Superman" film series released between 1978 and 1987?
A
Superman III (1983)
B
Superman IV:The Quest for Peace (1987)
C
Superman:The Movie (1978)
D
Superman II (1980)
Question 11 Explanation: 
Superman III (1983)
Question 12
What is an alternative name for Belladonna?
A
Buttercup
B
Gladioli
C
Deadly Nightshade
D
Bougainvillea
Question 12 Explanation: 
Deadly Nightshade
Question 13
What are usually found in an aquarium?
A
Birds
B
Gerbils
C
Fish
D
Lizards
Question 13 Explanation: 
Fish
Question 14
Tanzania was renamed in 1964. What was it previously called?
A
United Republic of Tanganyika and Zanzibar
B
Tanganyika and Zimbabwe
C
Congo Republic
D
Malawi
Question 14 Explanation: 
United Republic of Tanganyika and Zanzibar
Question 15
Russia partnered with which country to conduct their first ever joint military exercise called Friendship 2016?
A
Afghanistan
B
China
C
Sri Lanka
D
Pakistan
Question 15 Explanation: 
The two Cold War enemies Russia and Pakistan joined together for their first-ever joint military exercise called 'Friendship 2016'. Aim:To strengthening and developing military cooperation with Pakistan
Question 16
What is something Abelard and Heloise, Oscar Wilde, Sarah Bernhardt, Honore de Balzac, Georges Bizet and Jim Morrison have in common?
A
They had only one son, who died before reaching the age of 10
B
They are buried in Pere Lachaise Cemetery in Paris, France
C
They composed a number of Christmas songs
D
They tried (and failed) to prove Fermat's Last Theorem
Question 16 Explanation: 
They are buried in Pere Lachaise Cemetery in Paris, France
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