General knowledge quiz 1147

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The fans of which band were called "deadheads"?
A
The Grateful Dead
B
Dead or Alive
C
Radiohead
D
Lemonheads
Question 1 Explanation: 
The Grateful Dead
Question 2
The Man Booker prize is awarded for what?
A
Science
B
Sculpture
C
Painting
D
Literature
Question 2 Explanation: 
Literature
Question 3
Attila the Hun died on which auspicious day in 453AD?
A
Christmas Day
B
His wife's birthday
C
His wedding night
D
The day his son was born
Question 3 Explanation: 
His wedding night
Question 4
Hubli Airport is located in which state?
A
Kerala
B
Maharashtra
C
Karnataka
D
Rajasthan
Question 4 Explanation: 
Karnataka:Hubli Airport serves the twin cities of Hubli and Dharwad in the state of Karnataka, India.
Question 5
The Headquarters of World Economic Forum is..........
A
Vienna
B
Geneva
C
Singapore
D
Rome
Question 6
According to legend, what was the Pied Piper asked to drive out of Hamelin?
A
Beavers
B
Door to door salesmen
C
Rats
D
Locusts
Question 6 Explanation: 
Rats
Question 7
What is the initial stake of promoters in the paid-up equity capital of Small Finance Banks?
A
30%
B
45%
C
50%
D
40%
Question 7 Explanation: 
The initial stake of promoters in the paid-up equity capital of Small Finance Banks is 40% and it can be reduced to 26% for 12 years.
Question 8
Which trophy is affectionately called the ''Auld Mug''?
A
Borg Warner Trophy
B
The America's Cup
C
The Rose Bowl
D
Intercontinental Cup
Question 8 Explanation: 
The America's Cup
Question 9
Which of the following places has 5 bridges in the city?
A
Newcastle, Jamaica
B
Newcastle, NSW, Australia
C
Newcastle upon Tyne, England
D
Newcastle, Wyoming, USA
Question 9 Explanation: 
Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Question 10
Which European country overthrew its monarchy and underwent a revolution 1789 to 1799?
A
Russia
B
UK
C
France
D
Spain
Question 10 Explanation: 
France
Question 11
What is the name given to the hypotheses, now superseded, that the movement of continents and the appearance of new crustal material at mid-ocean ridges is because the Earth's volume is increasing?
A
Continental drift
B
Rip-zones expansion
C
Expanding Earth
D
Careyism
Question 11 Explanation: 
Expanding Earth
Question 12
For which of these is tequila the basis?
A
Pina colada
B
Margarita
C
Bloody Mary
D
Spritzer
Question 12 Explanation: 
Margarita
Question 13
Cambodia, which over the course of 1841 to 1953 was under the joint suzerainty of Thailand and Vietnam then was a monarchy under the protection of France which included an occupation by Japan, was steered to independence in 1953 by whom?
A
General Lon Nol
B
King Norodom I
C
King Norodom Sihanouk
D
Pol Pot
Question 13 Explanation: 
King Norodom Sihanouk
Question 14
On 25 November 2010, which country held a general election whereby the majority of seats (17 out of 26) in its Legislative Assembly were elected by universal suffrage for the first time?
A
Indonesia
B
Myanmar
C
North Korea
D
Tonga
Question 14 Explanation: 
Tonga
Question 15
International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination is observed on..........
A
21st March
B
21st May
C
19th April
D
5th June
Question 15 Explanation: 
21st March:The International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination is observed annually on 21 March. On that day, in 1960, police opened fire and killed 69 people at a peaceful demonstration in Sharpeville, South Africa, against the apartheid pass laws.
Question 16
The Foundation of the city of Puhar was laid by..........
A
Aditya Chola
B
Rajendra Chola I
C
Rajendra Chola II
D
Karikala
Question 16 Explanation: 
Karikala:Chola ruler Karikala founded the city of Puhar (Kaveri patanam) in I century BC.
There are 16 questions to complete.

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