General knowledge quiz 1102

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What is the word for a plant which grows on something else, using moisture and food from the environment other than what is supporting it?
A
Epiphany
B
Parasite
C
Epiphyte
D
Saprophyte
Question 1 Explanation: 
Epiphyte
Question 2
What is the longest continuously-serving state capital in the USA?
A
Santa Fe, New Mexico
B
Annapolis, Maryland
C
Boston, Massachusetts
D
Providence, Rhode Island
Question 2 Explanation: 
Boston, Massachusetts
Question 3
Vietnam joined the U.N.O in the year
A
1977
B
1970
C
1976
D
1974
Question 4
In which field Jeffrey C Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W Young awarded received 2017 Nobel Prize?
A
economics
B
literature
C
peace
D
physiology or medicine
Question 4 Explanation: 
Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael Young have been awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for their discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling our biological clocks.
Question 5
A collection of non-bank financial intermediaries that provide services similar to traditional commercial banks is known as..........
A
Offshore Banking
B
Investment Banking System
C
Shadow Banking System
D
Conventional Banking
Question 5 Explanation: 
A shadow banking system refers to the financial intermediaries involved in facilitating the creation of credit across the global financial system but whose members are not subject to regulatory oversight. The shadow banking system also refers to unregulated activities by regulated institutions.
Question 6
Who has been appointed as UN Women's Advocate for Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment in India?
A
Deepika Padukone
B
Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth
C
Aishwarya Rai
D
Madhuri Dixit
Question 6 Explanation: 
Aishwaryaa, the eldest daughter of Tamil star Rajnikanth and wife of Acotr Dhanush joined the UN Family of Women, when she was appointed as UN Women's Advocate for Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment in India. Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth Dhanush's appointment was announced by Lakshmi Puri, UN Assistant Secretary General and UN Women Deputy Executive Director.
Question 7
The Global Wage Report 2016 showed that India was one among the countries with world's worst gender gaps in wages. The report is released by which organization?
A
International Monetary Fund
B
United Nations Industrial Development Organization
C
International Development Association
D
International Labour Organisation
Question 7 Explanation: 
According to the Global Wage Report 2016-17 released by the International Labour Organisation (ILO), India is among one of the World's worst gender gaps in wages.The report showed that men earned more than women in similar jobs, with the gap exceeding 30 percent. Women are paid 33% less than men in hourly wages in India.The report showed that, in India, women represented 63 percent of the lowest paid wage labor while only 15 percent of the highest wage-earners were female.
Question 8
..........is the biggest Mosque in India
A
Jama Masjid
B
Haji Ali Dargah
C
Tipu Sultan Mosque
D
Malik Dinar Mosque
Question 8 Explanation: 
Jama Masjid:Jama Masjid in New Delhi, overlooking Chandni Chowk and the Red Fort, is the largest mosque in India. The mosque was built by Mughal emperor Shahjahan in 1656. It has typical Mughal architecture with three gateways, four towers and two minarets. The Jama Masjid is made up of red sandstone and white marble. It contain 260 pillars.
Question 9
What is the name for the traditional French spread made from olives, capers, anchovies and olive oil?
A
Tapenade
B
Rollmops
C
Brioche
D
Ragout
Question 9 Explanation: 
Tapenade
Question 10
Where do aquatic creatures live?
A
In deserts
B
Up trees
C
In burrows
D
In water
Question 10 Explanation: 
In water
Question 11
The Headquarters of UNICEF is..........
A
New York
B
Vienna
C
Geneva
D
Paris
Question 11 Explanation: 
The United Nations Children's Education Fund (UNICEF) is a United Nations program headquartered in New York City that provides long-term humanitarian and developmental assistance to children and mothers in developing countries.UNICEF was created by the United Nations General Assembly on December 11, 1946.
Question 12
Lezin is a famous tribal dance of..........
A
Madhya Pradesh
B
Kerala
C
Haryana
D
Maharashtra
Question 12 Explanation: 
Maharashtra:Lezin is a tribal dances of Maharashtra.It was performed for every possible occasion
Question 13
Which Noble Order of Knighthood, whose motto is "honi soit qui mal y pense" was founded in 1348 in England by King Edward III?
A
Order of the Garter
B
Order of the Bath
C
Order of the Thistle
D
Order of the British Empire
Question 13 Explanation: 
Order of the Garter
Question 14
Which one of the following inscriptions relate to the Chalukya king, Pulakesin II?
A
Maski
B
Ahraura
C
Aihole
D
Sarnath
Question 14 Explanation: 
The inscription is found at Aihole in Karnataka state, India. The Aihole inscription was written by the Ravikirti, court poet of Chalukya King, Pulakeshi II who reigned from 610 to 642 CE.
Question 15
Which of these is not true of the Scottish pop singer, Amy McDonald?
A
In 2011 she won Best International Female Artist in the German Echo Awards
B
The eponymous single from her first album in 2007 went to No 1 in the charts of 6 countries
C
In June 2012 she married retired football player, Steve Lovell
D
In 2011 her second album won Best International Album (rock/pop) in the Swiss music awards
Question 15 Explanation: 
In June 2012 she married retired football player, Steve Lovell
Question 16
Akash is a mid-range..........missile
A
Surface to Surface
B
Air to Air
C
Surface to Air
D
Air to Surface
Question 16 Explanation: 
Surface to Air:Akash (sky) is a mid-range surface-to-air missile (SAM). It is medium range nuclear capable supersonic missile. Indigenously developed by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) under the Integrated Guided-Missile Development Programme (IGMDP).
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