General knowledge quiz 80

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Who appointed a Police Commission in 1902 under Andrew Frazer?
A
Lord Lytton
B
Lord Minto-II
C
Lord Chelmsford
D
Lord Curzon
Question 1 Explanation: 
Lord Curzon:In 1902-03, a Police Commission was established for the Police reforms under Sir Andrew Frazer and Lord Curzon got much success in the Police intelligence.
Question 2
Which of these is a London landmark?
A
Spire of London
B
Tower of London
C
Steeple of London
D
Minaret of London
Question 2 Explanation: 
Tower of London
Question 3
Which fashionable London thoroughfare, about three quarters of a mile (1.2 km) long, runs from Hyde Park Corner to Marble Arch, along the length of the eastern side of Hyde Park?
A
Pall Mall
B
Park Lane
C
Horse Guards Parade
D
Cheapside
Question 3 Explanation: 
Park Lane
Question 4
Who was one of the first female movie stars, called "The First Lady of the Silent Screen", who was the only star from the silent era to receive the American Film Institute's Life Achievement Award, and who received a Special Academy Award in 1971?
A
Greta Garbo
B
Mary Pickford
C
Helen Hayes
D
Lillian Gish
Question 4 Explanation: 
Lillian Gish
Question 5
Who was elected President of the USA in 1860?
A
Ulysses S. Grant
B
James Buchanan
C
Andrew Johnson
D
Abraham Lincoln
Question 5 Explanation: 
Abraham Lincoln
Question 6
What fishing method used to catch salmon, mackerel and kingfish, involves drawing one or more fishing lines, baited with lures or bait fish, through the water?
A
Trawling
B
Trolling
C
Casting
D
Drawing
Question 6 Explanation: 
Trolling
Question 7
Who was appointed as the brand ambassador of Incredible India?
A
Katrina Kaif
B
Kajol Devgan
C
Priyanka Chopra
D
Kareena Kapoor
Question 7 Explanation: 
Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan and beauty queen Priyanka Chopra are the new brand ambassadors of the Centres Incredible India
Question 8
..........is the grassland located in New Zealand
A
Catenbury
B
Veld
C
Downs
D
All of these
Question 8 Explanation: 
Catenbury:Canterbury is a region on New Zealand's South Island marked by grassy plains, clear lakes and snow-capped mountains.
Question 9
What name is given to the giving up of food, often for religious reasons?
A
Rapid
B
Quick
C
Fast
D
Speedy
Question 9 Explanation: 
Fast
Question 10
Natural radioactivity was discovered by
A
Marie Curie
B
Ernest Rutherfor
C
Henri Becquerel
D
Enrico Fermi
Question 11
Who has become the first Indian to obtain the world No.2 position in the boys' under-18 category of the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) rankings?
A
Mouma Das
B
Manika Yadav
C
Manav Thakkar
D
Achanta Sharath
Question 11 Explanation: 
Manav Thakkar has become the first Indian to obtain the world No.2 position in the boys' under-18 category of the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) rankings. Number 1 position in the U-18 International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) rankings is occupied by Li Hsin-Yang of Chinese Taipei. 3rd rank is secured by Wang Chuqin of China. Manav Thakkar is 17 years old. He hails from Surat.
Question 12
What is an expression used to describe across a number of different sports the apparent loss of certain fine motor skills seemingly without explanation?
A
The jerks
B
Dartitis
C
The staggers
D
The yips
Question 12 Explanation: 
The yips
Question 13
In Greek legend, which of these was the mother of the other three?
A
Clytemnestra
B
Iphigenia
C
Electra
D
Orestes
Question 13 Explanation: 
Clytemnestra
Question 14
Which of the following is currency of Andorra?
A
Euro
B
Lek
C
Ruble
D
Lev
Question 14 Explanation: 
Euro:Andorra-Andorra la Vella(Capital) and Euro(Currency)
Question 15
Jonathan Rhys Meyers, who played Elvis Presley in the TV series "Elvis", went on to play Henry VIII in what British TV series?
A
The Tudors
B
The Other Boleyn Girl
C
Six Mothers-in-Law
D
Rescue Me
Question 15 Explanation: 
The Tudors
Question 16
Why did Bruno Richard Hauptmann, a German carpenter, make international news in 1936 when he was sentenced to death and executed for what became known as "The Crime of the Century"?
A
Shooting people in a supermarket carpark
B
Spying for the German army
C
The Lindbergh kidnapping
D
Attempting to burn down the White House
Question 16 Explanation: 
The Lindbergh kidnapping
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