General knowledge quiz 769

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of the following is located in Tokyo?
A
Palace of Versailles
B
Imperial Palace
C
Summer Palace
D
Pena National Palace
Question 1 Explanation: 
Imperial Palace:The Tokyo Imperial Palace is the primary residence of the Emperor of Japan. It is a large park-like area located in the Chiyoda ward of Tokyo and contains buildings including the main palace.
Question 2
Whose film career began in 1993 with "The Piano" and whose roles have included Jane Eyre, Queen Isabella II of Spain, a teenage mutant, and a human in a vampire TV series?
A
Cate Blanchett
B
Halle Berry
C
Anna Paquin
D
Anna Camp
Question 2 Explanation: 
Anna Paquin
Question 3
Which of these countries is an island nation?
A
Honduras
B
Belize
C
Dominica
D
Costa Rica
Question 3 Explanation: 
Dominica
Question 4
The World's first zero-emissions hydrogen train 'Coradia iLint' has unveiled in.........., which would starts its passenger journey from 2017?
A
France
B
Germany
C
Japan
D
China
Question 4 Explanation: 
Germany is set to host the world's first zero-emission, hydrogen passenger train 'Coradia iLint' which will starts its passenger journey from next year. This train only emits excess steam into the atmosphere, and provides an alternative to the country's 4, 000 diesel cars currently in circulation in Germany.
Question 5
On 1 May 1707, who became the first sovereign of the "Kingdom of Great Britain"?
A
King Henry VII
B
King Charles II
C
Queen Anne
D
George III
Question 5 Explanation: 
Queen Anne
Question 6
What is known as the "standard gauge" for a railway?
A
3 foot six inches
B
6 foot and 1/2 an inch
C
4 foot 8 1/2 inches
D
1.5 metres
Question 6 Explanation: 
4 foot 8 1/2 inches
Question 7
Which of these boxers was the last to win an Olympic gold medal?
A
Joe Frazier
B
Cassius Clay
C
Lennox Lewis
D
George Foreman
Question 7 Explanation: 
Lennox Lewis
Question 8
Who is the President of Pakistan?
A
Fuad Masum
B
Ibrahim Boubacar Keita
C
Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz
D
None of these
Question 8 Explanation: 
None of these; Mamnoon Hussain is the President of Pakistan
Question 9
Name the online campaign launched by the Union Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD).
A
Women safety
B
Security of Women
C
Respect Women
D
Iam That Woman
Question 9 Explanation: 
In a bid to end gender bias in women against women, Union Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD) has started an online campaign #IamThatWoman. This campaign aims to highlight various aspects of women standing 'by' and 'for' women. Through this campaign, Ministry of WCD has urged people to come out of the notion of women harming other women.
Question 10
Since 2010 what is played at the Commonwealth Games when an anthem for an English athlete is needed?
A
Jerusalem
B
God Save the Queen
C
Land of Hope and Glory
D
Zadok the Priest
Question 10 Explanation: 
Jerusalem
Question 11
What is the stage name of Florian Cloud de Bounevialle Armstrong, who was born on Christmas Day 1971?
A
Dido
B
Madonna
C
Annie Lennox
D
Lady Ga Ga
Question 11 Explanation: 
Dido
Question 12
Which one of the following is not related to disarmament?
A
SALT
B
NPT
C
CTBT
D
NATO
Question 13
What are people employed in a theatre to interface with the audience called?
A
People pushers
B
People wranglers
C
Public prosecutors
D
Front of House staff
Question 13 Explanation: 
Front of House staff
Question 14
What was the most recognisable feature of Moshe Dayan, who from 1953 to 1958 was the Chief of Staff of the Israel Defence Forces?
A
Bowler hat
B
Black eye patch
C
Grey beard
D
White scarf
Question 14 Explanation: 
Black eye patch
Question 15
The headquarters of Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices (CACP) is in
A
New Delhi
B
Mumbai
C
Chennai
D
Allahabad
Question 15 Explanation: 
New Delhi:Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices (CACP) formally known as Agricultural Prices Commission is a decentralized agency of the Government of India. It was established in the year 1965 as Agricultural Prices Commission and renamed to Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices in the year 1985
Question 16
Who was the British prime minister when all women over 21 got the vote in Britain following the passing of The Equal Franchise Act 1928?
A
Stanley Baldwin
B
William Gladstone
C
Lloyd George
D
Neville Chamberlain
Question 16 Explanation: 
Stanley Baldwin
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