General knowledge quiz 1014

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Nimbus clouds have what characteristic?
A
They appear only in the early morning
B
They are bright and isolated
C
They are high and thin
D
They are dense with water and produce precipitation
Question 1 Explanation: 
They are dense with water and produce precipitation
Question 2
Which country's Security Regulator Board had prohibited local investment funds from buying cryptocurrencies?
A
Canada
B
Ireland
C
Finland
D
Brazil
Question 2 Explanation: 
Brazil's securities regulator prohibited local investment funds from buying cryptocurrencies. The prohibition has been imposed, citing the reason that Cryptocurrencies cannot be considered financial assets. Owing to this decision, Brazilian funds cannot directly invest in cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin. However, funds considering to indirect investment in cryptocurrencies by acquiring a stake in foreign funds have been advised to await further clarification from the regulator. In the context of this news, it is important to note that crypto currencies including Bitcoin are decentralised digital currencies which are not backed by any Sovereign Government, Central Bank or monetary authority
Question 3
Chris Gayle, a famous cricket personality has penned down his life story in an autobiography called as Six Machine. He belongs to which country?
A
Australia
B
Jamaica
C
New Zealand
D
South Africa
Question 3 Explanation: 
A Jamaican cricketer Chris Gayle has penned down his life story in an autobiography called-'Six Machine'. His autobiography was published by Viking-Penguin UK. The book was unveiled by Anurag Singh Thakur, President of the BCCI and Virendar Sehwag at a gala event in Delhi, which was organised by Dunamis Sportainment in association with Penguin India.
Question 4
Which of these is a popular ballet by Tchaikovsky?
A
The Firecracker
B
The Christmas Cracker
C
The Nutcracker
D
The Water Cracker
Question 4 Explanation: 
The Nutcracker
Question 5
In which 20th century conflict did the "Tet offensive" take place?
A
Korean War
B
Vietnam War
C
World War II
D
World War I
Question 5 Explanation: 
Vietnam War
Question 6
Which river flows from north to south through eastern New York State, USA, and forms the border between Pennsylvania and New Jersey before emptying into the Atlantic Ocean?
A
Hudson
B
Delaware
C
Merrimack
D
Colorado
Question 6 Explanation: 
Hudson
Question 7
Which country entered 129 archers in the first Olympic archery event in 1900, and has competed in archery at the Olympic Games the most times (12 of the 14 possible)?
A
Great Britain
B
Switzerland
C
France
D
USA
Question 7 Explanation: 
France
Question 8
https://www.gatecseit.in-is an example of what?
A
A URL
B
An access code
C
A directory
D
A server
Question 8 Explanation: 
A URL (Uniform {or Universal} Resource Locator) is an address for a specific document found on the Web. It is made up of several components:a domain name, the directories and subdirectories of the site, and the extension. To learn about these parts of a URL, visit the Evaluating Web Sites tutorial.
Question 9
Who started the Saka Era?
A
Asoka
B
Kushana
C
Chanakya 4.Kanishka
D
None of these
Question 9 Explanation: 
Kanishka:The zero year of Saka era (also Shalivahana era) began in 78 It is variously alleged to have been founded by King Kaniska.
Question 10
With what activity is Russian Marc Chagall associated?
A
Painting
B
Architecture
C
Musical composition
D
Ballet
Question 10 Explanation: 
Painting
Question 11
Bardoli movement was held in which year?
A
1922
B
1930
C
1926
D
1928
Question 11 Explanation: 
Bardoli movement was the movement against the payment of land tax, led by Vallabhbhai Patel in 1928.
Question 12
Which of these people have not been married to Tom Cruise?
A
Mimi Rogers
B
Nicole Kidman
C
Penelope Cruz
D
Katie Holmes
Question 12 Explanation: 
Penelope Cruz
Question 13
Who invented the centigrade temperature scale in 1742?
A
Alexander Fleming
B
Frederick Fahrenheit
C
Anders Celsius
D
William Kelvin
Question 13 Explanation: 
Anders Celsius
Question 14
The canonisation of which English saint on 1 May ca.870 CE is still celebrated on 1 May and also on the eve of the actual day?
A
Willibald
B
Boniface
C
Walpurga, or Walburga
D
Winibald
Question 14 Explanation: 
Walpurga, or Walburga
Question 15
What is the capital of Paraguay?
A
Asmara
B
Zagreb
C
Pristina
D
Asuncion
Question 16
When in trouble, which of these characters might reach for a utility belt?
A
Batman
B
Homer Simpson
C
Mandrake
D
Wonder woman
Question 16 Explanation: 
Batman
There are 16 questions to complete.

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