General knowledge quiz 1005

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of the following is member of European Free Trade Association (EFTA)?
A
Norway
B
Switzerland
C
Liechtenstein
D
All of these
Question 1 Explanation: 
All of these:The European Free Trade Association (EFTA) is a common market consisting of four European countries that operates in parallel with and is linked to the European Union (EU)The EFTA was established on 3 May 1960 as a trade bloc-alternative for European states.HQ-Geneva, Switzerland. Members are Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland
Question 2
What species of spiny lobster is probably the longest decapod crustacean in the world, growing to lengths of up to 60 centimetres (24 in)?
A
Draycray
B
Burro lobster
C
Mule lobster
D
Packhorse crayfish
Question 2 Explanation: 
Packhorse crayfish
Question 3
Banff National Park and Jasper National Park, which are connected by the Icefields Parkway, are in which Canadian province?
A
Alberta
B
Ontario
C
Saskatchewan
D
Quebec
Question 3 Explanation: 
Alberta
Question 4
A sporting event involves propelling an object the furthest distance, yet there are no uniform standards for it. What is the object, traditionally around 5-6 m (16-20 feet) long and weighing around 35-60 kg (80-130 pounds)?
A
Discus
B
Caber
C
Javelin
D
Shot
Question 4 Explanation: 
Caber
Question 5
Guru Nanak was the founder of the faith followed by whom?
A
Sikhs
B
Yogis
C
Fakirs
D
Punjabis
Question 5 Explanation: 
Sikhs
Question 6
In the advertising industry, what do cyclist Rebecca Romero, triple jumper Phillips Idowu, swimmer Gregor Tait and rugby players Paul Sackey, Steve Borthwick and Shane Williams have in common?
A
They were all sponsored by Nike at the Beijing Olympics
B
They own an advertising agency together
C
They have appeared naked in advertisements for "Powerade"
D
They all have ADIDAS banners outside their homes
Question 6 Explanation: 
They have appeared naked in advertisements for "Powerade"
Question 7
Which is the longest period in the modern periodic table?
A
2nd period
B
1st period
C
6th period
D
4th period
Question 7 Explanation: 
6th period:1st period is the Shortest period 6th period is the longest period
Question 8
When was the new English education system in India introduced?
A
1835
B
1856
C
1838
D
1830
Question 8 Explanation: 
The English Education Act was a legislative Act of the Council of India in 1835 giving effect to a decision in 1835 by Lord William Bentinck, the then Governor-General of British India, to reallocate funds the East India Company was required by the British Parliament to spend on education and literature in India.
Question 9
Which of the following is the currency of Macedonia?
A
Peso
B
Euro
C
Nuevo Sol
D
Macedonian Denar
Question 10
What is the main protein of connective tissue in animals and the most abundant protein in mammals, making up about 25% of the total protein content?
A
Collagen
B
Estrogen
C
Cold collation
D
Carthogen
Question 10 Explanation: 
Collagen
Question 11
CSA stands for..........
A
Credit Support Agreement
B
Core Support Annex
C
Credit Support Annex
D
Core Support Agreement
Question 12
A signed undertaking from one party containing a promise to pay a stated sum to a specified person or a company is known as..........
A
Power of Attorney
B
Promissory Note
C
Purchasing Power Parity
D
All of these
Question 12 Explanation: 
A promissory note is a legal instrument in which one party (the maker or issuer) promises in writing to pay a determinate sum of money to the other (the payee)
Question 13
Which year was declared as the 'national year of millets' by the Central Government?
A
2015
B
2016
C
2017
D
2018
Question 13 Explanation: 
Central Government will be declaring 2018 as the 'national year of millets'. Request for declaring 2018 as the 'national year of millets' has been made by Karnataka. It is to be noted that Karnataka is India's leader in the millet sector. The objective behind this decision is to increase awareness about health benefits of Millets. This awareness will lead to higher demand for drought-resistant varieties of millets, which in turn will help poor and marginal farmers to fetch better prices. In terms of nutritional value, millets are superior to wheat and rice as it contains higher level of protein with more balanced amino acid profile, crude fibre and minerals.
Question 14
Lise Meitner with Otto Hahn and Fritz Strassmann discovered what, for which Hahn (only) received the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1944?
A
Laws of chemical dynamics and osmotic pressure in solutions
B
That the uranium atom splits when bombarded by neutrons
C
The use of radioactive isotope tracers to study chemical processes
D
The structure of proteins, especially that of insulin
Question 14 Explanation: 
That the uranium atom splits when bombarded by neutrons
Question 15
Where is the Bagram air base?
A
Iraq
B
Afghanistan
C
Colorado, USA
D
Western Australia
Question 15 Explanation: 
Afghanistan
Question 16
In ASBA, First ''A'' stands for..........
A
Address
B
Audit
C
Applications
D
Applicants
Question 16 Explanation: 
ASBA-Applications Supported by Blocked Amount
There are 16 questions to complete.

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