General knowledge quiz 726

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Who were the brothers of Helen of Troy?
A
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern
B
Castor and Pollux
C
Scylla and Charybdis
D
The Captain and Tenile
Question 1 Explanation: 
Castor and Pollux
Question 2
Where was the men's world best time (up to 2009) for the Team Sprint, of 42.950 seconds, set by the British cycling team of Jamie Staff, Jason Kenny and Chris Hoy?
A
UCI Track Cycling World Champs, Palma de Mallorca, Spain, 2007
B
UCI World Cup, Beijing, 2009
C
UCI Track Cycling World Champs, Manchester, UK, 2008
D
Olympic Games Beijing 2008
Question 2 Explanation: 
Olympic Games Beijing 2008
Question 3
Who was nominated for an Academy Award for his animated film ''Shrek''?
A
Andy Anderson
B
Adam Anderson
C
Adam Andrews
D
Andrew Adamson
Question 3 Explanation: 
Andrew Adamson
Question 4
Which of the following operating systems is produced by IBM?
A
OS-2
B
Windows
C
DOS
D
UNIX
Question 4 Explanation: 
IBM also created it's own version of DOS called PC-DOS.nn
Question 5
Sirhan Sirhan was convicted of the assassination of whom?
A
John F Kennedy
B
Mahatma Ghandi
C
Robert Kennedy
D
Archduke Franz Ferdinand
Question 5 Explanation: 
Robert Kennedy
Question 6
The play "Drowning on Dry Land" (2004) by British playwright Sir Alan Ayckbourn is a comedy centred on what?
A
The chairman of a writers' circle
B
Six interlocking life stories and difficult memories
C
A teenage girl sent back in time to prevent the death of her brother in an accident
D
Celebrity culture
Question 6 Explanation: 
Celebrity culture
Question 7
Which 1960s sitcom family lived at 1313 Mockingbird Avenue?
A
Addams
B
Munster
C
Cunningham
D
Cosby
Question 7 Explanation: 
Munster
Question 8
What are found in only two places in Africa:on Mt Kilimanjaro and Mt Kenya?
A
Waterfalls
B
Igneous rocks
C
Deposits of gold
D
Glaciers
Question 8 Explanation: 
Glaciers
Question 9
GST committee is headed by who among the following?
A
Srikrishna
B
Arvind Subramanian
C
Naresh Chandra
D
Arun Jaitely
Question 9 Explanation: 
Arvind Subramanian:Chief economic adviser Arvind Subramanian is heading the panel that has proposed changes in the GST
Question 10
How many proper nouns are there in the sentence "On Saturday Ruth is going to fly in an Airbus 380 with her son Christopher and her daughter Naomi to Phoenix, Arizona to attend a family reunion."?
A
3
B
7
C
5
D
None
Question 10 Explanation: 
7
Question 11
What trophy, designed by the Italian designer Silvio Gazzaniga, is 36 cm (14.2 in) high, made of solid 18 carat (75%) gold and weighs 6.175 kg (13.6 lb), with a base containing two layers of semi-precious malachite?
A
FIFA World Cup Trophy
B
America's Cup
C
Ryder Cup
D
Borg-Warner Trophy
Question 11 Explanation: 
FIFA World Cup Trophy
Question 12
The lights were turned off in the Empire State Building for 15 minutes in August 2004 to mark the death of whom?
A
Naomi Watts
B
Fay Wray
C
Barbara Ann Scott
D
Rich Little
Question 12 Explanation: 
Fay Wray
Question 13
Which game has the advertising tagline "The Game of Quick Draw"?
A
Paintball
B
Gunfight at the OK Corral
C
Pictionary
D
Canasta
Question 13 Explanation: 
Pictionary
Question 14
A Book of Light:When a Loved One Has A Different Mind by whom?
A
Jerry Pinto
B
Franz Kafka
C
Manu Joseph
D
Teresa Norman
Question 14 Explanation: 
Jerry Pinto:A Book of Light:When a Loved One Has A Different Mind by Jerry Pinto. It is the collection of stories from different people
Question 15
Under PM's Awas Yojana (Urban), Ministry of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation accredited construction of 81, 757 houses in 7 states. What is the outlay of project?
A
Rs. 4, 760 cr
B
Rs. 6, 519 cr
C
Rs. 5, 076 cr
D
Rs. 4, 076 cr
Question 15 Explanation: 
-In a bid to benefit urban poor under the PM's Awas Yojana (Urban), Ministry of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation accredited construction of 81, 757 houses for Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) in urban areas in 7 states with project outlay of Rs. 4, 076 cr.
Question 16
..........is a channel to receive cross-border remittances from overseas jurisdictions.
A
Rupee Drawing Arrangement
B
Money Transfer Service Scheme
C
Bond Ledger Account
D
All of these
Question 16 Explanation: 
Rupee Drawing Arrangement is a channel to receive cross-border remittances from overseas jurisdictions.
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