General knowledge quiz 1135

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which author wrote novels dealing largely with the sea and seamen, often as reminiscences of a sailor, "Marlow"?
A
John Buchan
B
Joseph Conrad
C
Samuel Butler
D
A A Milne
Question 1 Explanation: 
Joseph Conrad
Question 2
Which of these is a name for pain in the back?
A
Lumbago
B
Impetigo
C
Winnebago
D
Bambino
Question 2 Explanation: 
Lumbago
Question 3
The first name of the First Lady of which US president was Elizabeth, known as "Betty"?
A
Lyndon B Johnson
B
Richard Nixon
C
George H Bush
D
Gerald Ford
Question 3 Explanation: 
Gerald Ford
Question 4
Name the India's first app-based wallet that enables bitcoin transactions using a mobile number?
A
Omisego
B
Ripple
C
Ethereum
D
Pluto Exchange
Question 4 Explanation: 
Pluto Exchange, a Dubai-based cryptocurrency dealer has announced the launch of India's first mobile application for transacting in virtual currencies. Pluto Exchange's app will be India's first app-based wallet that enables bitcoin transactions using a mobile number. Users of Pluto Exchange's app will be able to buy, sell, store and spend bitcoins via a mobile by number using a four-digit personal identification number (PIN). The app would also permit a range of transactions including payments, business-to-business commerce, remittances, asset management supply chain finance and trading. In the context of this news, it is important to note that crypto currencies including Bitcoin are decentralised digital currencies which are not backed by any Sovereign Government, Central Bank or monetary authority.
Question 5
How many matters are listed in Schedule XII added by 74th Amendment, which are responsibility of the Municipalities?
A
10
B
16
C
18
D
15
Question 5 Explanation: 
18:Twelfth Schedule (18 subjects) contains matters relating to Panchayats and Municipalities added by 73rd and 74th Constitutional Amendments
Question 6
What real person did Martin Landau portray when he won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor in the 1994 film "Ed Wood"?
A
Lon Chaney
B
Boris Karloff
C
Bela Lugosi
D
Peter Cushing
Question 6 Explanation: 
Bela Lugosi
Question 7
The National Aquatic animal of India is..........
A
Dolphin
B
Fish
C
Sura
D
Prawn
Question 7 Explanation: 
Dolphin:India has declared Ganga Dolphin as the National Aquatic Animal of India. The Gange River Dolphin is a rare species of dolphins found only in Indian and neighbor countries.
Question 8
In which state is Porbandar Bird Sanctuary present?
A
Uttar Pradesh
B
Arunachal Pradesh
C
Himachal Pradesh
D
Gujarat
Question 8 Explanation: 
Gujarat
Question 9
John and David Lloyd represented Great Britain in the early 1970s at what sport?
A
Triple jump
B
Skiing
C
Rugby
D
Tennis
Question 9 Explanation: 
Tennis
Question 10
The human body is made up of several chemical elements; the element present in the highest proportion (65%) in the body is
A
carbon
B
hydrogen
C
oxygen
D
nitrogen
Question 11
The films "The Hunt for Red October", "Patriot Games", "Clear and Present Danger" and "The Sum of All Fears" feature which character created by Tom Clancy?
A
Jane Marple
B
James Bond
C
Jack Ryan
D
Inspector Maigret
Question 11 Explanation: 
Jack Ryan
Question 12
After gaining independence from the UK in 1970 the Republic of Fiji was a member of the Commonwealth of Nations. How many years did that last?
A
17
B
36
C
2
D
12
Question 12 Explanation: 
17
Question 13
Sliced bread, advertised as "the greatest forward step in the baking industry since bread was wrapped", was first sold when?
A
1897
B
1928
C
1927
D
1931
Question 13 Explanation: 
1928
Question 14
Which of these is a cereal food made from the coarse particles of wheat produced during grinding?
A
Coconut
B
Rice
C
Sago
D
Semolina
Question 14 Explanation: 
Semolina
Question 15
What are formed from linear chains of amino acids?
A
Proteins
B
Carbohydrates
C
Enzymes
D
Vitamins
Question 15 Explanation: 
Proteins
Question 16
The Olympic Hymn at the opening ceremony at the 1992 Summer Olympics was sung in what language or languages?
A
Catalan
B
Spanish and English
C
Spanish and Catalan
D
Spanish
Question 16 Explanation: 
Spanish and Catalan
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