General knowledge quiz 774

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
How much amount has been allocated to the Department of Economic Affairs in the Budget 2017?
A
Rs. 25, 00 crore
B
Rs. 19, 50 crore
C
Rs. 35, 00 crore
D
Rs. 3, 000 crore
Question 1 Explanation: 
Government has proposed Rs. 3, 000 crore under Dept of Economic Affairs for implementing Budget announcements.
Question 2
The Indian Councils Actor or Minto-Morley Reforms was passed by British Parliament in which year?
A
1909
B
1901
C
1910
D
1911
Question 2 Explanation: 
1909:The Indian Councils Act 1909 or Morley-Minto Reforms or Minto-Morley Reforms was passed by British Parliament in 1909 in an attempt to widen the scope of legislative councils
Question 3
What is the surname of the actors Henry and Peter, who are father and son?
A
Carradine
B
Fonda
C
Douglas
D
Bridges
Question 3 Explanation: 
Fonda
Question 4
Who was Supreme Commander of the Allied Powers during the occupation of Japan immediately following World War II?
A
Richard E Grant
B
Dwight D Eisenhower
C
Harry S Truman
D
Douglas MacArthur
Question 4 Explanation: 
Douglas MacArthur
Question 5
Windsurfing equipment includes...?
A
A compass
B
An anemometer
C
A sail
D
Scuba gear
Question 5 Explanation: 
A sail
Question 6
Lacrosse, thought to have been played by at least 1100 AD and originally a ceremonial ritual with up to 1, 000 people, currently (except in Box lacrosse) involves how many players?
A
50
B
6
C
2
D
20
Question 6 Explanation: 
20
Question 7
Roswell, the "UFO crash site", is in which US state?
A
New Mexico
B
California
C
Arizona
D
Texas
Question 7 Explanation: 
New Mexico
Question 8
A tax is said to bebuoyantif the tax revenues..........proportionately in response to a rise in national income or output.
A
Increase more than
B
Decreases less than
C
Decreases more than
D
Increases less than
Question 8 Explanation: 
Increase more than:A tax is said to be buoyant if the tax revenues increase more than proportionately in response to a rise in national income or output.
Question 9
The fictional town of Hartley in Lancashire was the setting for which of these British TV series?
A
Midsomer Murders
B
Inspector Morse
C
A Touch of Frost
D
Juliet Bravo
Question 9 Explanation: 
Juliet Bravo
Question 10
Who created the character of Horatio Hornblower?
A
H Ryder Haggard
B
C S Forester
C
Edgar Rice Burroughs
D
Robert Louis Stephenson
Question 10 Explanation: 
C S Forester
Question 11
Which is invented by DC Electric Motor?
A
Nikola Tesla
B
Zenobe Gramme
C
David Bushnell
D
Karl Benz
Question 11 Explanation: 
Zenobe Gramme:Zenobe Gramme invented the DC Electric Motor.A DC motor is any of a class of electrical machines that converts direct current electrical power into mechanical power.
Question 12
Bangladesh is our..........neighbouring country
A
Northern
B
Western
C
Eastern
D
Southern
Question 12 Explanation: 
Eastern:Bangladesh is low lying riverine country located between the foothills of the Himalayas and the Indian Ocean. Bangladesh is our eastern neighbouring country
Question 13
In 1829 a 20 year old already accomplished composer made his first visit to Scotland and was so struck by the mists and the power of the seas that he wrote what piece?
A
Dialogue of the Wind and Sea by Benjamin Britten
B
Fingal's Cave by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
C
Karelia Suite by Jean Sibelius
D
La Mer by Claude Debussy
Question 13 Explanation: 
Fingal's Cave by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
Question 14
Which state houses the Great Indian Bustard Sanctuary?
A
Maharashtra
B
Assam
C
Odisha
D
Manipur
Question 14 Explanation: 
Maharashtra
Question 15
In what region do the Sahel droughts occur?
A
Just north of the Gobi desert
B
Northern Arabian Peninsula
C
West and central Africa
D
West and south Australia
Question 15 Explanation: 
West and central Africa
Question 16
Who is the father of the twin boys born to Brooke Mueller on 14 March 2009?
A
Pete Wentz
B
Brad Pitt
C
Tom Cruise
D
Charlie Sheen
Question 16 Explanation: 
Charlie Sheen
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