General knowledge quiz 1061

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Mr. Fantastic, the Invisible Woman, the Human Torch and the Thing are members of which fictional group?
A
The Jetsons
B
X-Men
C
Power Rangers
D
Fantastic Four
Question 1 Explanation: 
Fantastic Four
Question 2
Over-arm throwing, long-distance throwing, freestyle and discus are the four disciplines competed for at the world championships in what?
A
Handbag throwing
B
Quoits
C
Horseshoe throwing
D
Conkers
Question 2 Explanation: 
Handbag throwing
Question 3
IIBs are G-Sec, they can be tradable in the..........market like other G-Secs.
A
Primary
B
Secondary
C
Main
D
All of these
Question 3 Explanation: 
Inflation Indexed Bonds(IIBs) are G-Sec, they can be tradable in the secondary market like other G-Secs
Question 4
In which city, the Government has taken steps to set up a Railways University?
A
Mumbai
B
Pune
C
Vadodara
D
Ahmadabad
Question 4 Explanation: 
Our Government has taken major initiative of setting up Institutes of Eminence. There has been tremendous response to this initiative by institutions both in public and private sectors. More than 100 applications were received. Government have also taken steps to set up a specialized Railways University at Vadodara.
Question 5
Franc is the currency of..........
A
Kiribati
B
Djibouti
C
Ghana
D
Laos
Question 5 Explanation: 
Djibouti:Djibouti-Djibouti(Capital) and Franc(Currency)
Question 6
Which of the following is the national animal of Finland?
A
Elephant
B
Deer
C
Bear
D
Crocodile
Question 6 Explanation: 
Bear:The brown bear, Ursus arctos, is the national animal of Finland
Question 7
What was first brought to Europe by Francisco Fernandes, and sent as a treat by Jean Nicot to Catherine de Medici?
A
Tobacco
B
Potatoes
C
Turnips
D
Opium
Question 7 Explanation: 
Tobacco
Question 8
Who was the first person to win "The Big Four" Grammy Awards (Record of the Year, Album of the Year, Song of the Year & Best New Artist) in one year?
A
Christopher Cross
B
John Mayer
C
John Lennon
D
Sheena Easton
Question 8 Explanation: 
Christopher Cross
Question 9
Which of these was one of the most well known rapid-fire weapons to be used in the 1860s by the Union forces of the American Civil War?
A
Gatling gun
B
Winchester rifle
C
Tommy gun
D
Anniegetcha gun
Question 9 Explanation: 
Gatling gun
Question 10
During the 16th century Christian priests together with Spanish or Portuguese soldiers and adventurers destroyed almost all of the written "paper" records of what civilisation?
A
Mayan
B
Spanish Muslim
C
Mozambique Bantu
D
Tamil
Question 10 Explanation: 
Mayan
Question 11
"The Little Sparrow" was the nickname for which singer?
A
Marlene Dietrich
B
Billie Holiday
C
Edith Piaf
D
Mahalia Jackson
Question 11 Explanation: 
Edith Piaf
Question 12
Which of these words does not appear in the title of a 1990 film by Anthony Minghella?
A
Deeply
B
Madly
C
Truly
D
Gladly
Question 12 Explanation: 
Gladly
Question 13
What is another name for "denatured alcohol", i.e. ethanol with additives (such as methanol, isopropyl alcohol, acetone, methyl ethyl ketone, methyl isobutyl ketone and denatonium), used as a solvent and as fuel for spirit burners and camping stoves?
A
Turpentine
B
White spirit
C
Methylated spirit
D
Kerosene
Question 13 Explanation: 
Methylated spirit
Question 14
Where are most of the oil, or bituminous, sand deposits in Canada?
A
Alberta
B
Quebec
C
Saskatchewan
D
Manitoba
Question 14 Explanation: 
Alberta
Question 15
What sport is played at an international level by angel Cabrera, Jim Furyk, Retief Goosen, Stewart Cink, Padraig Harrington, Sergio Garcia, Henrik Stenson & Fred Funk?
A
Surfing
B
Soccer
C
Baseball
D
Golf
Question 15 Explanation: 
Golf
Question 16
The transport of warm air toward the poles and cold air toward the equator is due to
A
the temperature gradient
B
the development of waves
C
the latitude difference
D
the longitude difference
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