General knowledge quiz 1263

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Amar Singh Sokhi is remembered for his performance in?
A
Archery
B
Cycling
C
Swimming
D
Athletics
Question 2
What are "La donna e mobile", "Celeste Aida", "Una furtiva lagrima" and "E lucevan le stelle"?
A
Mottoes of Italian army regiments
B
Poems by Lawrence Ferlinghetti
C
Arias for tenor voice
D
Ancient Roman war cries
Question 2 Explanation: 
Arias for tenor voice
Question 3
Where is the term leitmotif traditionally used?
A
In music and books to refer to a recurrent theme
B
In a fraud investigation
C
As one of the details in a Reichsbanknote
D
In stage lighting
Question 3 Explanation: 
In music and books to refer to a recurrent theme
Question 4
One Nautical mile is equal to..........
A
1852 meter per hour
B
1980 meter per hour
C
1810 mete per hour
D
2010 mete per hour
Question 4 Explanation: 
1852 meter per hour:The rate of one knot equals one nautical mile per hour. One nautical mile is 1852 meters.
Question 5
Banking services provided to Special Economic Zones(SEZ) units have been exempted from..........
A
Sales Tax
B
Securities Transaction Tax-STT.
C
Central Excise Duty
D
Service Tax
Question 5 Explanation: 
Banking services offered to units set up in special economic zones have been exempted from paying service tax.
Question 6
What motto, coined by Thomas J. Watson while managing the sales and advertising departments at the National Cash Register Company became a motto for IBM?
A
Thought
B
Think
C
Thunk
D
Thank
Question 6 Explanation: 
Think
Question 7
Psoriasis is a disease connected with
A
Brain
B
Skin
C
Heart
D
Eye
Question 7 Explanation: 
Skin:Psoriasis is a skin disease marked by red, itchy, scaly patches.
Question 8
What is a voluntary association of mainly former British colonies that co-operate with common values and goals that include the promotion of democracy, human rights, good governance, the rule of law, individual liberty, egalitarianism, free trade, multilateralism and world peace?
A
Commonwealth of Nations
B
British Empire
C
Channel Islands
D
G12
Question 8 Explanation: 
Commonwealth of Nations
Question 9
'Nehru and the Indian Polity In Perspective' was edited by
A
P.J. Alexander
B
Kiran Desai
C
Shashi Tharoor
D
Vinod Mehta
Question 9 Explanation: 
P.J. Alexander:The book titled Jawaharlal Nehru and The Indian Polity in Perspective was on 12 January 2016 released by the Vice President of India Hamid Ansari at Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala. The book was edited by Prof Alexander and with contributions from eminent persons like Justice K T Thomas, Dr Rajan Kurukkal, Dr B Vivekanandan, M G Radhakrishnan and others.
Question 10
The English cities of Gloucester and Worcester are on which river?
A
Avon
B
Thames
C
Hudson
D
River Severn
Question 10 Explanation: 
River Severn
Question 11
Which of these is not one of South Africa's three capital cities?
A
Durban
B
Cape Town
C
Pretoria
D
Bloemfontein
Question 11 Explanation: 
Durban
Question 12
He began in mechanical engineering, he was Professor in the Academy of Agriculture, and in 1901 was the first Physics Nobel prize winner for " the discovery of the remarkable rays...". Who was he?
A
Pierre (and Marie) Curie
B
Antoine Henri Becquerel
C
Wilhelm Rontgen
D
Svante Arrhenius
Question 12 Explanation: 
Wilhelm Rontgen
Question 13
The polar regions of earth cannot support forest growth because
A
the growing season is short in these areas
B
the ground is often frozen or snow or ice covered
C
the rainfall is very low
D
All of these factors.
Question 14
Which of these was not a nickname for George Herman Ruth, Jr, the American Major League baseball player from 1914-1935?
A
The Sultan of Swat
B
Babe
C
The Bambino
D
Machine gun George
Question 14 Explanation: 
Machine gun George
Question 15
Intensity of sound at a point is..........its distance from the source.
A
directly proportional to
B
inversely proportional to
C
directly proportional to square of
D
inversely proportional to square of
Question 16
The re-election campaign of 66 year old Uganda president Yoweri Museveni gained international attention in 2010 when he presented himself as what?
A
Skateboarder
B
Boxer
C
Rap singer
D
Dog lover
Question 16 Explanation: 
Rap singer
There are 16 questions to complete.

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