General knowledge quiz 1106

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What worldwide movement describing itself as "a fellowship of men and women" was co-founded in 1935 by Bill Wilson and Dr. Bob Smith in Akron, Ohio?
A
Amnesty International
B
Church of Latter Day Saints
C
Alcoholics Anonymous
D
Greenpeace
Question 1 Explanation: 
Alcoholics Anonymous
Question 2
The XV Asian Games are scheduled to be held at
A
Qatar
B
Hiroshima
C
Beijing
D
Jakarta
Question 3
Guinness Book of Records claimed that which of these was the most watched TV series of all time?
A
Star Trek
B
Dallas
C
Baywatch
D
Charlie's Angels
Question 3 Explanation: 
Baywatch
Question 4
CECA stands for..........
A
Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement
B
Common Economic Cooperation Association
C
Collective Economic Coordination Agreement
D
Comprehensive Economy Cooperation Associations
Question 4 Explanation: 
Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement:CECA stands for Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement while CEPA is an acronym for Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement. Both CECA and CEPA are forms of economic agreements between India and other countries such as Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand (for CECA) and Japan, Sri Lanka, and South Korea (for CEPA).
Question 5
The minimum maturity period for Masala Bonds raised up to USD 50 million equivalent in INR per financial year should be..........years
A
2 years
B
4 years
C
3 years
D
5 years
Question 6
Who were, respectively, the first conductor and Artistic Director of the Glyndebourne Opera?
A
Sir W S Gilbert and Sir Arthur Sullivan
B
Fritz Bosch & Carl Ebert
C
John Kandar and Fred Ebb
D
Johnny Dankworth and Cleo Laine
Question 6 Explanation: 
Fritz Bosch & Carl Ebert
Question 7
Farthings were in use in England as coinage from the 13th century and ceased to be legal tender on 31 December 1960. How many of them were there in a pound (Pound 1)?
A
960
B
1920
C
240
D
480
Question 7 Explanation: 
960
Question 8
How is the traditional Lao musical instrument the khene, or khaen, played?
A
Bowed
B
Plucked
C
Hit
D
Blown
Question 8 Explanation: 
Blown
Question 9
Which of the following dances is a solo dance?
A
Ottan Thullal
B
Kuchipudi
C
Yakshagana
D
Odissi
Question 10
The first Winter Olympic Games were held at
A
Innsburck (Austria)
B
Lake Placid (USA)
C
Chamonix (France)
D
Calgary (Alberta)
Question 11
What nationality is tennis player Roger Federer?
A
Swiss
B
American
C
British
D
Belgian
Question 11 Explanation: 
Swiss
Question 12
Who identified and named alpha, beta and gamma radiation?
A
Albert Einstein
B
Ernest Rutherford
C
Max Planck
D
Marie Curie
Question 12 Explanation: 
Ernest Rutherford
Question 13
What is Norway's currency?
A
Mark
B
Euro
C
Krone
D
Lira
Question 13 Explanation: 
Krone
Question 14
The Subject Planning figure belongs to which list?
A
Union list
B
Concurrent list
C
State list
D
All of these
Question 14 Explanation: 
Concurrent list:The Concurrent List or List-III (Seventh Schedule) is a list of 52 items (though the last item is numbered 47) given in the Seventh Schedule to the Constitution of India. The legislative section is divided into three lists:Union List, State List and Concurrent List. The Subject Planning figure belongs to Concurrent list
Question 15
What respected psychology professor, after exposure to LSD, wrote "The Politics of Ecstasy" and devised the phrase "Turn on, tune in, drop out"?
A
Papa Doc
B
Carl Jung
C
Timothy Leary
D
Timothy Spall
Question 15 Explanation: 
Timothy Leary
Question 16
In what is birdsmouthing, or birdmouthing, used?
A
Construction, e.g. a cut to seat a rafter on wall structure
B
Hunting ducks
C
Scandinavian folk music
D
Playing some wind instruments
Question 16 Explanation: 
Construction, e.g. a cut to seat a rafter on wall structure
There are 16 questions to complete.

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