General knowledge quiz 1160

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What is FPO?
A
Financial Process Organisation
B
First Process Offer
C
Follow-on Public Offer
D
Facility Per Offer
Question 1 Explanation: 
Follow-on Public Offer:A follow-on public offer (FPO) is an issuing of shares to investors by a public company that is already listed on an exchange
Question 2
The Panchayat raj system is not followed by which country?
A
Nepal
B
Bangladesh
C
Pakistan
D
None of these
Question 2 Explanation: 
None of these:The Panchayat raj is a South Asian political system found mainly in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Trinidad and Tobago, and Nepal. It is the oldest system of local government in the Indian subcontinent, and historical mentions date to the c. 250 AD period
Question 3
If you were watching a contest in the first century AD and heard the phrase "morituri te salutant" where would you be?
A
In China
B
At a Greek festival
C
Watching a Roman staged naval battle
D
Asleep
Question 3 Explanation: 
Watching a Roman staged naval battle
Question 4
Who was the daughter of Rodrigo Borgia, later Pope Alexander VI, and Vannozza dei Cattanei, one of his many mistresses?
A
Madame du Barry
B
Madame de Pompadour
C
Lucrezia Borgia
D
Catherine Grand
Question 4 Explanation: 
Lucrezia Borgia
Question 5
Where is the Wildlife Institute of India situated?
A
Himachal Pradesh
B
Gujarat
C
Rajasthan
D
Uttarakhand
Question 5 Explanation: 
It is situated in Dehradun, Uttarakhand.
Question 6
Who is the author of the book titled 'The Crisis Within Knowledge and Education in India'?
A
Ganesh Devy
B
Shatavadhani Ganesh
C
Karan Mahajan
D
Aravind Adiga
Question 6 Explanation: 
A book titled 'The Crisis Within Knowledge and Education in India' authored by Ganesh Devy was released in June 2017.
Question 7
What is the name for the displacement at, or height of, each crest of a sound wave?
A
Wavelength
B
Frequency
C
Amplitude
D
Power
Question 7 Explanation: 
Amplitude
Question 8
Felix Hoffmann credited with synthesizing..........
A
Aspirin
B
Antiseptic
C
Antibiotic
D
All of these
Question 8 Explanation: 
Aspirin:Felix Hoffmann was a German chemist notable for re-synthesizing diamorphine which was popularized under the Bayer trade name of ''heroin''. He is also credited with synthesizing aspirin, though whether he did this under his own initiative or under the instruction of Arthur Eichengrun is highly contested.
Question 9
Who, the highest paid of any performer in music hall in the early 20th century and knighted in 1919, wrote "I Love A Lassie", "Stop Yer Ticklin' Jock" and "Roamin' in the Gloamin'"?
A
Stanley Holloway
B
Charlie Chaplin
C
Stan Laurel
D
Harry Lauder
Question 9 Explanation: 
Harry Lauder
Question 10
Which of these James Bond films is the most recent?
A
Goldeneye
B
Live and Let Die
C
Living Daylights
D
Doctor No
Question 10 Explanation: 
Goldeneye
Question 11
War Heroes Stadium located in which State/UT?
A
Karnataka
B
Assam
C
Andaman & Nicobar
D
Punjab
Question 12
When did Hall Thompson, who had established the Shoal Creek Golf and Country Club in Birmingham, Alabama as an invitation-only private golf club, and noting the inclusion of Jews and women as members, cause controversy by saying "we don't discriminate in every other area except blacks"?
A
Just before the PGA Championship, 1990
B
At the time of the arrest of Rosa Parks, 1955
C
On the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, 1968
D
Inauguration of John F Kennedy as US president, 1961
Question 12 Explanation: 
Just before the PGA Championship, 1990
Question 13
What is the capital of El Salvador?
A
Asmara
B
Zagreb
C
Palikir
D
San Salvador
Question 14
A live episode of which TV soap opera was broadcast on BBC One on 19 February 2010, to celebrate 25 years since the broadcast of the first episode?
A
EastEnders
B
The Bill
C
Spooks
D
Coronation Street
Question 14 Explanation: 
EastEnders
Question 15
What was the name of the home of Captain Haddock, a character in the "Tintin" books?
A
Whaler
B
Sea Shanty
C
Marlinspike
D
Green Gables
Question 15 Explanation: 
Marlinspike
Question 16
Which of the following is the Headquarters of City Union Bank?
A
Kanchipuram
B
Cuddalore
C
Dindigul
D
Kumbakonam
Question 16 Explanation: 
City Union Bank (CUB) India is one of the private banks in India. It was previously known as Kumbakonam Bank Limited
There are 16 questions to complete.

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