General knowledge quiz 895

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The Government of India announced its New National Population Policy on..........
A
26th January, 2000
B
12th September, 2000
C
15th February, 2000
D
15th August, 2000
Question 1 Explanation: 
15th February, 2000:The National Population Policy was announced on February 15, 2000 with objectives aimed at meeting the needs for contraception, health care infrastructure, health personnel and integrated service delivery. The mid-term objectives are outlined as aimed at bringing the total fertility to replacement levels two children per couple by a vigorous implementation of intersectoral strategies. The long-term objective is stabilisation of population for 2045.
Question 2
Of which country is Vientiane the capital?
A
Myanmar
B
Vietnam
C
Cambodia
D
Laos
Question 2 Explanation: 
Laos
Question 3
What Elmer A. Sperry invented?
A
Hydroplane
B
Hydraulic turbine
C
Magnetic compass
D
Gyrocompass
Question 3 Explanation: 
Invented in 1911.
Question 4
Which Walt Disney animated feature film bombed when it was first released in 1940, only eventually reaching profit in 1945?
A
Steamboat Willie
B
Bambi
C
Pinocchio
D
Peter Pan
Question 4 Explanation: 
Pinocchio
Question 5
In which field is British artist Sir Antony Gormley best known?
A
Culloden
B
Rap music
C
Sculpture
D
Snooker
Question 5 Explanation: 
Sculpture
Question 6
The Armagnac region of France lies between the Adour and Garonne rivers and near which other feature?
A
Lac de Neuchatel
B
The island of Jersey
C
The Maritime Alps
D
The Pyrenees
Question 6 Explanation: 
The Pyrenees
Question 7
Which of these, a late impressionistic work and one of his two self-portraits, is an 1878-79 painting by French artist edouard Manet?
A
Self-Portrait with Paulette
B
Self-Portrait with Palette
C
Self-Portrait with Pauline
D
Self-Portrait with Palomino
Question 7 Explanation: 
Self-Portrait with Palette
Question 8
Ahom Raja's Palace is situated in which state?
A
Assam
B
Kerala
C
Jharkhand
D
Haryana
Question 8 Explanation: 
Assam:Ahom Raja's Palace is situated in the Sivasagar city in Gargaon, Assam.
Question 9
What are scotch bonnet, capsicum and Trinidad Perfume?
A
Game birds
B
Fashion accessories
C
Alcoholic drinks
D
Peppers
Question 9 Explanation: 
Peppers
Question 10
What was Glenn Miller's signature tune?
A
Chattanooga Choo Choo
B
String of Pearls
C
Moonlight Serenade
D
The Miller's Tale
Question 10 Explanation: 
Moonlight Serenade
Question 11
Neil Oliver provides archaeological and social history knowledge for, and fronts, programmes for UK TV in Britain, continental Europe and Australia, called what?
A
Britain/Europe/Australia From Above
B
Coast
C
Coast to Coast
D
Coastal Watch
Question 11 Explanation: 
Coast
Question 12
What is the correct term for the furthest forward line a cricketer must observe when bowling, batting or running in order for the bowl, bat or run to be accepted?
A
Anchor
B
Crease
C
Popping crease
D
Line
Question 12 Explanation: 
Popping crease
Question 13
Which Canadian won the 1988 Eurovision Song Contest representing Switzerland?
A
Leonard Cohen
B
Deanna Durbin
C
Celine Dion
D
Kate McGarrigle
Question 13 Explanation: 
Celine Dion
Question 14
Toronto, Canada, is on the northern shore of which lake?
A
Erie
B
Ontario
C
Huron
D
Great Bear
Question 14 Explanation: 
Ontario
Question 15
Which golf club is designed to hit the ball the furthest distance?
A
Wedge
B
Putter
C
Iron
D
Driver
Question 15 Explanation: 
Driver
Question 16
Which band performed at the Australian Formula One Grand Prix in Melbourne, Australia in 2009 and in the halftime show of the Super Bowl in Miami Gardens, Florida in 2010?
A
The Who
B
Green Day
C
R E M
D
U2
Question 16 Explanation: 
The Who
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