General knowledge quiz 1133

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
After what or who is the continent to the north of Africa named?
A
Europa
B
Euthnyeura
C
Eukaryote
D
Eudicot
Question 1 Explanation: 
Europa
Question 2
Where is the Mose Project, construction work on which began in 2003, being carried out?
A
Boston, USA
B
Alexandria, Egypt
C
Venice, Italy
D
Vanuatu
Question 2 Explanation: 
Venice, Italy
Question 3
Who first started exhibiting paintings at the Paris Salon in 1864 and painted several thousand works until his death in 1919, even though during the last twenty years of his life he was wheelchair-bound and rheumatoid arthritis severely limited his movement?
A
Paul Cezanne
B
Pierre-Auguste Renoir
C
Henri Matisse
D
Paul Gauguin
Question 3 Explanation: 
Pierre-Auguste Renoir
Question 4
May 8 is celebrated as..........
A
World Health Day
B
World Red Cross day
C
Commonwealth Day
D
Civil Service Day
Question 4 Explanation: 
World Red Cross day:World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day is an annual celebration of the principles of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. World Red Cross Red Crescent Day is celebrated on 8 May each year.This date is the anniversary of the birth of Henry Dunant (born 8 May 1828), the founder of International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the recipient of the first Nobel Peace Prize.
Question 5
The candidate should secure..........to win the Election of President of India
A
More than 50% and the majority of the total votes polled
B
75% of the votes polled
C
50% of the votes polled
D
Majority number of votes polled
Question 5 Explanation: 
More than 50% and the majority of the total votes polled:The candidate should secure more than 50% and the majority of the total votes polled to win the Election of President of India
Question 6
Damdama Lake is located in..........
A
Karnataka
B
Haryana
C
Sikkim
D
Meghalaya
Question 7
The minimum Net Owned Funds (NOF) required for consideration as FFMC for multiple branch is..........
A
Rs. 12 lakh
B
Rs. 10 lakh
C
Rs. 50 lakh
D
Rs. 25 lakh
Question 7 Explanation: 
The minimum Net Owned Funds (NOF) required for consideration as FFMC for multiple branch is Rs. 50 lakh
Question 8
What is the name for the home for a pet rabbit?
A
Kennel
B
Starsky
C
Chips
D
Hutch
Question 8 Explanation: 
Hutch
Question 9
Anthony Wilding, who won the Wimbledon men's singles from 1910 to 1913, was from what country?
A
New Zealand
B
England
C
USA
D
Ireland
Question 9 Explanation: 
New Zealand
Question 10
What is the next name in this series:Orlando Bloom, David Bowie, Daniel Radcliffe, Chris Martin, Sir Ian McKellen..........?
A
Kate Winslet
B
Robert De Niro
C
Ben Stiller
D
Ross Kemp
Question 10 Explanation: 
Robert De Niro
Question 11
What was the common name of the Volkswagen Type 14, a 2+2 sold from 1955 to 1974 in coupe and convertible bodystyles, which was then the car most imported to the USA?
A
Dino
B
911
C
Karmann Ghia
D
Beetle
Question 11 Explanation: 
Karmann Ghia
Question 12
What is another name for the zodiac sign "water carrier"?
A
Aries
B
Aquarius
C
Capricorn
D
Leo
Question 12 Explanation: 
Aquarius
Question 13
What liner was destroyed in Hong Kong harbour while undergoing renovations in 1972?
A
Ocean Star
B
Queen Mary
C
Queen Elizabeth
D
Britannia
Question 13 Explanation: 
Queen Elizabeth
Question 14
What field of work does renowned Brazilian Sebastiao Salgado work in?
A
Economic research
B
Photography, and photojournalism
C
Mathematics
D
Poetry
Question 14 Explanation: 
Photography, and photojournalism
Question 15
The heavy day soils that show significant expansion and contraction due to the presence or absence of moisture is called
A
aridsols
B
vertisols
C
histosols
D
andisols
Question 16
"Afterlife", a critically acclaimed 2005 TV series, centred on what?
A
A documentary tracking the experience of people in witness protection
B
Hauntings in a Scottish castle
C
Religious theories about death in Western belief systems
D
A psychic, and an academic who investigates her
Question 16 Explanation: 
A psychic, and an academic who investigates her
There are 16 questions to complete.

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