General knowledge quiz 1050

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of the following is a non-deposit accepting loan company?
A
NBFC
B
IFC
C
NABARD
D
SEBI
Question 1 Explanation: 
Infrastructure Finance Company(IFC) is a non-deposit accepting loan company.
Question 2
What is a tabor?
A
A small drum with a long narrow body
B
An African reptile
C
A nomadic tribesman from Afghanistan
D
A blowpipe used in New Guinea
Question 2 Explanation: 
A small drum with a long narrow body
Question 3
The period between prorogation of Parliament and its re-assembly in a new session is called..........
A
Nook
B
Recess
C
Break
D
Intermission
Question 3 Explanation: 
Recess:The period between the prorogation of a House and its reassembly in a new session is called 'recess'.
Question 4
Which city was hit by a magnitude 6.2 earthquake about 5 kilometers below its centre at 12:29 a.m. 23 December 1972, killing around 5, 000 of the 400, 000 population, injuring 20, 000 and leaving over 250, 000 homeless?
A
Guatemala City, Guatemala.
B
Managua, Nicaragua
C
Haiyuan, Ningxia-Gansu, China
D
Sarajevo, Yugoslavia
Question 4 Explanation: 
Managua, Nicaragua
Question 5
In some parts of the world, the position in rugby called "first five eighth" is called what?
A
Loosehead prop
B
Centre
C
Half Back
D
Fly half
Question 5 Explanation: 
Fly half
Question 6
Who wrote the stage play "The Rise and Fall of Little Voice"?
A
Fred Ebb
B
Jez Butterworth
C
Willy Russell
D
Jim Cartwright
Question 6 Explanation: 
Jim Cartwright
Question 7
In which of Shakespeare's plays did the Montague and Capulet families appear?
A
Macbeth
B
Twelfth Night
C
King Lear
D
Romeo and Juliet
Question 7 Explanation: 
Romeo and Juliet
Question 8
How many white stripes are there on the flag of the USA?
A
13
B
6
C
7
D
52
Question 8 Explanation: 
6
Question 9
Which of these is not a monarchy?
A
Netherlands
B
Belgium
C
Norway
D
France
Question 9 Explanation: 
France
Question 10
INSAT-4E is also known as..........
A
GSAT-6
B
GSAT-10
C
GSAT-12
D
GSAT-16
Question 10 Explanation: 
GSAT-6:INSAT-4E, also known as GSAT-6, is a member of the INSAT family and is a multimedia communication satellite that will offer a Satellite Digital Multimedia Broadcasting (S-DMB) service across several digital multimedia terminals or consoles which can be used to provide information services to vehicles on the fly and to the mobile phones.
Question 11
The minimum age qualification for a member of Rajya Sabha is 309..........Was the first state in India where emergency was imposed due to failure of Constitutional Machinery of the State?
A
J & K
B
Haryana
C
Punjab
D
Rajasthan
Question 11 Explanation: 
Punjab:Punjab was the first state in India where emergency was imposed due to failure of Constitutional Machinery of the State
Question 12
In FCEB, E stands for..........
A
External
B
Exchangeable
C
Export
D
Earned
Question 12 Explanation: 
FCEB-Foreign Currency Exchangeable Bond
Question 13
For what discovery did Sir Harold Kroto, Robert Curl and Richard Smalley receive the 1996 Nobel Prize in Chemistry?
A
Conductive polymers
B
An ion-transporting enzyme, Na+, K+-ATPase
C
The catalytic properties of RNA
D
Fullerenes
Question 13 Explanation: 
Fullerenes
Question 14
What fate made Spencer Perceval unique among British Prime Ministers?
A
He was deported
B
The King removed him from office
C
He was assassinated
D
He was beheaded for treason
Question 14 Explanation: 
He was assassinated
Question 15
The Supreme Court and High Court use the English language as per..........
A
Article 482
B
Article 348
C
Article 384
D
Article 248
Question 15 Explanation: 
Article 348:Article 348 states that all proceedings in the Supreme Court and all theHigh Court shall be done in English.
Question 16
In 1971, what was the first man-made object to reach the surface of Mars?
A
USA's Apollo 13
B
USSR'sSoyuz TMA-3
C
USSR's Mars 2
D
The European Space Agency's SMART-1
Question 16 Explanation: 
USSR's Mars 2
There are 16 questions to complete.

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