General knowledge quiz 1027

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of the following is the lightest metal?
A
Mercury
B
Lithium
C
Lead
D
Silver
Question 2
The 1492 voyages of Christopher Columbus which ended in the New World were taken under the auspices of which country?
A
Portugal
B
Spain
C
England
D
Venice
Question 2 Explanation: 
Spain
Question 3
In 1972, who became the youngest Formula One Champion Racing Driver at the age of 25?
A
Ayrton Senna
B
Niki Lauda
C
Jim Clark
D
Emerson Fittipaldi
Question 3 Explanation: 
Emerson Fittipaldi
Question 4
Which of these terms would not applied in relation to a drum?
A
Trap
B
Snare
C
Noose
D
Kit
Question 4 Explanation: 
Noose
Question 5
Which of these worked in cosmology?
A
Elbert Hubbard
B
Edwin N. Hubbell
C
Edgar Hubble
D
Edwin P. Hubble
Question 5 Explanation: 
Edwin P. Hubble
Question 6
Who was the hero of a number of tall stories by Rudolph Erich Raspe, published in 1785?
A
Zorro
B
Cyrano de Bergerac
C
The Scarlet Pimpernel
D
Baron von Munchausen
Question 6 Explanation: 
Baron von Munchausen
Question 7
What does an EC meter measure in a solution?
A
Electrical conductivity
B
Sound conductivity (especially guitar)
C
Heartbeats
D
Iron content
Question 7 Explanation: 
Electrical conductivity
Question 8
..........short term instrument, have the generic character of T-bills but are issued for maturities less than 91 days.
A
Dated Government Securities
B
State Development Loans(SDL)
C
Cash Management Bills(CMBs)
D
All of these
Question 8 Explanation: 
Cash Management Bill(CMB) is the most flexible instrument for a Central Bank because it can be issued when needed, allowing the Central Bank to have lower cash balances and issue fewer long-term notes.
Question 9
As a crude population measure of obesity, what value of body mass index is considered to show obesity?
A
40 +
B
25 +
C
30 +
D
28 +
Question 9 Explanation: 
30 +
Question 10
Sir Mortimer Wheeler was connected with what activity?
A
Archaeology
B
Economics
C
Astronomy
D
Playwriting
Question 10 Explanation: 
Archaeology
Question 11
..........is the study of periodic plant and animal life cycle events
A
Parasitology
B
Ornithology
C
Phenology
D
Nematology
Question 11 Explanation: 
Phenology:Phenology is the study of periodic plant and animal life cycle events and how these are influenced by seasonal and interannual variations in climate, as well as habitat factors (such as elevation).
Question 12
Where is the headquarters of Utkarsh Small Finance Bank located?
A
Jaipur
B
Chennai
C
Bengaluru
D
Varanasi
Question 13
Which of these titles is applied to someone who is in charge of a prison?
A
Governor
B
Abbot
C
Chancellor
D
Headmaster
Question 13 Explanation: 
Governor
Question 14
What differentiates the game of roque from that of croquet?
A
Balls are bowled instead of being struck with a mallet
B
It uses two extra hoops
C
Cricket bats are used to strike the ball
D
It is played on a hard surface, and the grounds are bordered by a low kerb
Question 14 Explanation: 
It is played on a hard surface, and the grounds are bordered by a low kerb
Question 15
Where is Ho Chi Minh City?
A
Laos
B
China
C
Korea
D
Vietnam
Question 15 Explanation: 
Vietnam
Question 16
Which of the following is the India's weather satellite?
A
SRE-1
B
INSAT-4CR
C
INSAT-3DR
D
INSAT-4B
Question 16 Explanation: 
INSAT-3DR:The Indian Space Research Organisation's (Isro) Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-F05(GSLV-F05) lifted off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh, carrying with it the INSAT-3DR weather satellite on September 8, 2016
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