General knowledge quiz 1035

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
VTB Bank is one of the leading universal banks of which country?
A
Russia
B
England
C
Italy
D
USA
Question 1 Explanation: 
Russia
Question 2
Who was famously shot dead while playing cards in Deadwood, South Dakota, on 2 August 1876?
A
Gene Autrey
B
Buffalo Bill
C
Wild Bill Hickok
D
Wyatt Earp
Question 2 Explanation: 
Wild Bill Hickok
Question 3
Recently which state governor has been removed from the post after President Signed an order?
A
Meghalaya
B
Tamil Nadu
C
Arunachal Pradesh
D
Madhya Pradesh
Question 3 Explanation: 
Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Jyoti Prasad Rajkhowa was sacked from the post after President Pranab Mukherjee signed an order removing Jyoti Prasad Rajkhowa from the post of Arunachal Pradesh Governor on September 12, 2016.
Question 4
The Wankie coal mine is located in
A
Netherland
B
Zimbabwe
C
Russia
D
South Africa
Question 4 Explanation: 
Zimbabwe:The Wankie coal mine disaster took place on 6 June 1972 when a series of underground explosions occurred at the Wankie No.2 colliery in Rhodesia (now known as Zimbabwe). With 426 fatalities, it remains the deadliest mine accident to date in the country's history.
Question 5
When Sony withdrew its sponsorship of FIFA at the end of 2014 what reason did it give?
A
They hadn't been asked to renew their sponsorship
B
They preferred to sponsor conker Championships
C
Sony are retiring from the sponsorship game
D
Concerns about allegations of wrong-doing around the award of the next two World Cups
Question 5 Explanation: 
Concerns about allegations of wrong-doing around the award of the next two World Cups
Question 6
Amnesty International is an organisation associated with which of the following fields?
A
Protection of Cruelty to animals
B
Environment protection
C
Protection of human rights
D
Protection of historic monuments
Question 7
The Triple Crown of Motorsport, an unofficial motorsport achievement, is to win the Indianapolis 500, the Le Mans 24 Hours and either the Monaco Grand Prix or the Formula One World Championship. Who is the only driver to have won it according to both definitions?
A
Jack Brabham
B
Graham Hill
C
Stirling Moss
D
Juan Manuel Fangio
Question 7 Explanation: 
Graham Hill
Question 8
What is the title of Geri Halliwell's 1999 autobiography?
A
And Then There Was One
B
If Only
C
Pretentious? Moi?
D
So What!
Question 8 Explanation: 
If Only
Question 9
"Four Quartets", a set of four poems ("Burnt Norton", "East Coker", "The Dry Salvages" and "Little Gidding") published between 1936 and 1942, were written by whom?
A
T. S. Eliot
B
Ted Hughes
C
Daphne du Maurier
D
W H Auden
Question 9 Explanation: 
T. S. Eliot
Question 10
Which of these is native to Australia?
A
Kiwi
B
Panda
C
Marmoset
D
Black Swan
Question 10 Explanation: 
Black Swan
Question 11
Who was President of the International Olympic Committee when the 2000 Games were held in Sydney, Australia?
A
Baron de Coubertin
B
Juan Antonio Samaranch
C
Spiridon Louis
D
Carl Schuhmann
Question 11 Explanation: 
Juan Antonio Samaranch
Question 12
The first Harry Potter film, "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone", was released in 2001, but the type of stone was changed to what in the American release of the film?
A
Blarney
B
Wizard's
C
Alchemist's
D
Sorcerer's
Question 12 Explanation: 
Sorcerer's
Question 13
NOFHC Stands for
A
Non-Organization Family Housing Company
B
Non-Operative Financial Housing Corporation
C
Non-Organisation Financial Holding Co-operation
D
Non-Operative Financial Holding Company
Question 13 Explanation: 
Non-Operative Financial Holding Company:The entities or groups in the private sector, entities in public sector and Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs) can set up a bank, which shall be a wholly-owned Non-Operative Financial Holding Company (NOFHC).
Question 14
Union Bank of India headquarters located in..........
A
Chennai
B
Manipal
C
Mumbai
D
Bengaluru
Question 15
What is the capital of Bahamas?
A
Tirane
B
Luanda
C
Baku
D
Nassau
Question 16
In 1698 which English inventor developed the first steam engine?
A
William Cullen
B
Zacharias Janssen
C
James Watt
D
Otto Blathy
Question 16 Explanation: 
James Watt:James Watt was a Scottish inventor, mechanical engineer, and chemist whose Watt steam engine, an improvement of the Newcomen steam engine, was fundamental to the changes brought by the Industrial Revolution in the world
There are 16 questions to complete.

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