General knowledge quiz 1125

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of the following is capital of Afghanistan?
A
Brussels
B
Kabul
C
Afghani
D
Baku
Question 1 Explanation: 
Kabul:Afghanistan-Kabul(Capital), Afghani(Currency).
Question 2
Which country is the 2016 Pan-American Men's Champion in Tchoukball?
A
USA
B
Brazil
C
Mexico
D
Columbia
Question 2 Explanation: 
Brazil
Question 3
Which of these characters was created by Enid Blyton?
A
Mrs Marple
B
Anne of Green Gables
C
Noddy
D
William
Question 3 Explanation: 
Noddy
Question 4
Which bird, that breeds in northern Europe in pine and beech forests, has a chestnut brown back, grey head, dark tail, buff breast and a striped black throat?
A
Fieldfare
B
Swallow
C
Puffin
D
Godwit
Question 4 Explanation: 
Fieldfare
Question 5
Who invented the Sitar?
A
Ziauddin Barni
B
Firoz Shah
C
Jayadeva
D
Amir Khusro
Question 5 Explanation: 
Amir Khusro:Amir Khusro is credited with fashioning the tabla as a split version of the traditional Indian drum, the pakhawaj.He also credits him with inventing the sitar.
Question 6
Who was the Roman god of fire?
A
Vulcan
B
Loki
C
Zeus
D
Prometheus
Question 6 Explanation: 
Vulcan
Question 7
Nigeria currency is..........
A
Euro
B
Naira
C
Peso
D
CFC Franc
Question 7 Explanation: 
Naira:Nigeria-Abuja(Capital) and Naira(Currency)
Question 8
Reverse Repo rate is always..........less than the Repo Rate
A
2%
B
1%
C
0.50%
D
1.50%
Question 8 Explanation: 
1%:The repo rate is the rate at which the RBI lends money to banks that need it. The reverse repo rate is the rate at which the RBI borrows money from banks that have surplus
Question 9
In standard tuning for a 6 string guitar, two strings are tuned to the same note, two octaves apart. What is the note?
A
G
B
E
C
C
D
Eb
Question 9 Explanation: 
E
Question 10
The pull of gravity on the earth is how many more times stronger than that on the moon?
A
25
B
12
C
18
D
6
Question 10 Explanation: 
6
Question 11
Who among the following is not a dramatist?
A
Girish R. Karnad
B
Badal Sircar
C
Jayanta Mahapatra
D
Vijay Tendulkar
Question 12
Which country voted in November 2012 to work to become the 51st state of the USA?
A
Nicaragua
B
Belize
C
Honduras
D
Puerto Rico
Question 12 Explanation: 
Puerto Rico
Question 13
How often does the Earth's moon totally eclipse its sun from the standpoint of somewhere on the Earth's surface, i.e. a total solar eclipse?
A
Once in 99 years
B
Every 12 or 18 months approximately
C
Once in 40 years
D
Every 7 years
Question 13 Explanation: 
Every 12 or 18 months approximately
Question 14
What is a quinella?
A
A monozygotic twin
B
A type of bet on a horse race
C
A five man gun crew
D
A female quintuplet
Question 14 Explanation: 
A type of bet on a horse race
Question 15
What instrument is installed in an electrical circuit to vary the resistance?
A
Alternator
B
Transformer
C
Rectifier
D
Rheostat
Question 15 Explanation: 
Rheostat
Question 16
What was the title of Susan Boyle's hit record at the end of 2009?
A
I Hated a Dream
B
I Had a Dream
C
I Dreamed a Dream
D
I Loved a Dream
Question 16 Explanation: 
I Dreamed a Dream
There are 16 questions to complete.

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