General knowledge quiz 1077

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, established in 1971, is located at
A
Indore
B
Trombay, Maharashtra
C
Kalpakkam, Chennai
D
Kolkata
Question 2
In which country is agriculture practised on the highest percentage of land?
A
India
B
China
C
Sri Lanka
D
Japan
Question 2 Explanation: 
China:Agriculture is a vital industry in China, employing over 300 million farmers.China ranks first in worldwide farm output, primarily producing rice, wheat, potatoes, tomato, sorghum, peanuts, tea, millet, barley, cotton, oilseed and soybeans.
Question 3
What does "coup d'etat" mean?
A
Taking over a government
B
Ability to act appropriately in social situations
C
A magnificent effort
D
Newly rich
Question 3 Explanation: 
Taking over a government
Question 4
What was the surname of the US president known as JFK?
A
Keller
B
Kelleher
C
Kennedy
D
Kimberley
Question 4 Explanation: 
Kennedy
Question 5
Which of these is a triangular Russian instrument?
A
Dobro
B
Balalaika
C
Ocarina
D
Tabor
Question 5 Explanation: 
Balalaika
Question 6
'Lumen' is the unit of
A
Luminous intensity
B
Brightness
C
Luminous flux
D
Illuminance
Question 6 Explanation: 
Luminous flux is measure of the total amount of visible light emitted by a source
Question 7
An international organisation first formed in 1921 in the UK is directed towards supporting, protecting and providing a voice for whom?
A
Writers
B
Immigrants
C
Returned servicemen
D
Nurses
Question 7 Explanation: 
Writers
Question 8
What tourist destination is near Oswiecim, Poland?
A
Bialowieza Forest
B
The Zuiderzee
C
Branicki Palace
D
Auschwitz concentration camp
Question 8 Explanation: 
Auschwitz concentration camp
Question 9
February 13 observed as..........
A
World Radio Day
B
World Blood Donor Day
C
World Refugee Day
D
World Humanist Day
Question 10
What is the first letter of the Hebrew alphabet?
A
Zayin
B
Tav
C
Ayin
D
Alef
Question 10 Explanation: 
Alef
Question 11
The six annual races which make up the World Marathon Majors, first run in 2006, are in the cities of Tokyo, Boston, London, Chicago, New York City and which other?
A
Ontario
B
Berlin
C
Johannesburg
D
Sydney
Question 11 Explanation: 
Berlin
Question 12
The World Health Organization was established in..........
A
1940
B
1948
C
1935
D
1945
Question 12 Explanation: 
1948:The World Health Organization is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) that is concerned with international public health. It was established on 7 April 1948, headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. The WHO is a member of the United Nations Development Group.
Question 13
Who is known as Father of Medicine?
A
Aristatle
B
Swabsan
C
Hippocrates
D
Robert Hooke
Question 13 Explanation: 
Hippocrates was born around 460 BC on the island of Kos, Greece. He became known as the founder of medicine and was regarded as the greatest physician of his time
Question 14
What number, when multiplied by itself, has the same answer when it is added to itself?
A
1
B
10
C
2
D
100
Question 14 Explanation: 
2
Question 15
..........represents transfer of credit risk from a primary lender, typically the originating bank, to an investment bank.
A
CRR
B
SLR
C
MBS
D
MCLR
Question 15 Explanation: 
MBS(Mortgage-Backed Security) represents transfer of credit risk from a primary lender, typically the originating bank, to an investment bank.
Question 16
In 2011 three sports were accepted for inclusion in the 2014 Winter Olympics; these were Ski slopestyle, Snowboard slopestyle, and what other?
A
Snowboarding big air
B
Team alpine skiing
C
Bandy
D
Snowboard parallel special slalom
Question 16 Explanation: 
Snowboard parallel special slalom
There are 16 questions to complete.

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