General knowledge quiz 1007

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The coldest temperature recorded in Canada was-63 $^\circ$C (-81.4 F) on 3 February 1947; where was it?
A
Upper Stewiacke, Nova Scotia
B
Eureka, Nunavut
C
Snag, Yukon
D
Vancouver, British Columbia
Question 1 Explanation: 
Snag, Yukon
Question 2
Arjuna Award is given for
A
Exceptional service in emergency
B
Bravery on battlefield
C
Outstanding performance in sports
D
Exceptional service in slum dwellers
Question 3
Which state is also known as the Heart of India?
A
Maharashtra
B
Andhra Pradesh
C
Madhya Pradesh
D
Kerala
Question 3 Explanation: 
Madhya Pradesh:Madhya Pradesh is a state in central India. Its capital is Bhopal, and the largest city is Indore. Nicknamed the ''heart of India'' due to its geographical location in India.
Question 4
Which American situation comedy created by David Crane and Marta Kauffman premiered on NBC on September 22, 1994?
A
Cheers
B
Friends
C
Frasier
D
The Bill Cosby Show
Question 4 Explanation: 
Friends
Question 5
HFCs can accept public deposits for a period of..........
A
2 to 5 years
B
1 to 5 years
C
2 to 7 years
D
1 to 7 years
Question 5 Explanation: 
In terms of the Housing Finance Companies (NHB) Directions, 2001, HFCs can accept public deposits for periods of one year and above and upto seven years only.
Question 6
One nanometer is equal to
A
10-6m
B
10-8m
C
10-9m
D
10-5m
Question 7
In 2009, which was the most dominant women's softball team, having won three of the last four Olympic tournaments and the last six Women's ISF XI World Championships?
A
Australia
B
New Zealand
C
Canada
D
United States
Question 7 Explanation: 
United States
Question 8
Which of these made his fortune from shipping?
A
Rupert Murdoch
B
Aristotle Onassis
C
John Paul Getty
D
George H W Bush
Question 8 Explanation: 
Aristotle Onassis
Question 9
Which of these Mediterranean islands is the most eastern?
A
Corsica
B
Crete
C
Cyprus
D
Corfu
Question 9 Explanation: 
Cyprus
Question 10
Out of 900 reported species of living gymnosperms, conifers are represented by about 500 species, About 2, 50, 000 species of angiosperms (flowering plants) have also been reported in the world. The vast and dominant woodlands in Europe, Asia, North America and mountains such as Himalayas are wooded with
A
all gymnosperms, except conifers
B
only angiosperms
C
only conifers
D
angiosperms and all gymnosperms except conifers
Question 11
On 30 September 1399, Henry Bolingbroke, Duke of Lancaster, became better known as whom?
A
Duke of Wellington
B
Admiral Nelson
C
King Henry IV of England
D
Napoleon III
Question 11 Explanation: 
King Henry IV of England
Question 12
..........is a type of Automated Teller Machine that is designed to be moved from location to location.
A
On site ATM
B
Off site ATM
C
Mobile ATM
D
Pink label ATM
Question 12 Explanation: 
A mobile ATM is a type of Automated Teller Machine that is designed to be moved from location to location. The Mobile ATM literally bringed the ATM to the customer's door-step System (GPS).
Question 13
In USA, Canada and New Zealand, days highlighted in May, November and April respectively all commemorate what?
A
Emancipation from rule by Great Britain
B
Members of the armed forces who have died in the line of duty
C
Decimalisation
D
Treaty with indigenous peoples
Question 13 Explanation: 
Members of the armed forces who have died in the line of duty
Question 14
Which German Romantic author of fantasy and horror, a jurist, composer, music critic, draftsman and caricaturist became famous for his fairy stories and romantic novels, and for writing the opera "Undine"?
A
Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller
B
Ernst Theodor Wilhelm Hoffman
C
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
D
Joseph Freiherr von Eichendorff
Question 14 Explanation: 
Ernst Theodor Wilhelm Hoffman
Question 15
What does a gourmand enjoy doing?
A
Parachuting
B
Collecting stamps
C
Eating
D
Fishing
Question 15 Explanation: 
Eating
Question 16
Which of these was an early name for Jakarta?
A
Batavia
B
Bulawayo
C
Bougainville
D
Bohemia
Question 16 Explanation: 
Batavia
There are 16 questions to complete.

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