General knowledge quiz 1276

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What is the series "yan..........giggot" most likely to be?
A
Favourite names in the Orkney Islands
B
A method of counting sheep, one to twenty
C
A list of common plants suitable for planting on sea shores
D
Cuts of mutton
Question 1 Explanation: 
A method of counting sheep, one to twenty
Question 2
Who, in 1983, was named the top-selling author in the world by the Guinness Book of World Records?
A
Barbara Cartland
B
Ian Fleming
C
J K Rowling
D
Beatrix Potter
Question 2 Explanation: 
Barbara Cartland
Question 3
What is a panatella?
A
Scarf worn over the head and shoulders
B
A dance characterized by a fast upbeat tempo
C
Cigar
D
Poisonous spider
Question 3 Explanation: 
Cigar
Question 4
Which car maker has marketed models called Jazz, Accord, Civic and Legend?
A
Volkswagen
B
Honda
C
Hyundai
D
Toyota
Question 4 Explanation: 
Honda
Question 5
Viewed from Earth, Venus crosses the sun twice every 100 to 120 years or so, about 8 years apart. The next is on 10-11 December 2117. When was the last?
A
10-11 December 1882
B
8 June 2004
C
1 January 2000
D
5-6 June 2012
Question 5 Explanation: 
5-6 June 2012
Question 6
The Head Office of National Housing Bank is in
A
Kolkata
B
Bangalore
C
New Delhi
D
Mumbai
Question 6 Explanation: 
National Housing Bank (NHB), a wholly owned subsidiary of Reserve Bank of India (RBI), was set up on 9 July 1988 under the National Housing Bank Act, 1987. HQ-New Delhi
Question 7
Which of these tunes is from the 1937 animated Disney movie "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs"?
A
Whistle Down the Wind
B
Give a Little Whistle
C
I Whistle a Happy Tune
D
Whistle While You Work
Question 7 Explanation: 
Whistle While You Work
Question 8
Oculus Story Studio, formed employing a handful of Pixar Animation Studios veterans released their first interactive Virtual Reality short at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. What was it?
A
Riven
B
Henry
C
EVE:Valkyrie
D
Lost
Question 8 Explanation: 
Lost
Question 9
What is the capital of Romania?
A
Warsaw
B
Lisbon
C
Bucharest
D
San Marino
Question 9 Explanation: 
Bucharest Capital:Romanian leu (RON)
Question 10
Who led the 1955 Montgomery Bus Boycott, co-founded the Southern Christian Leadership Conference in 1957, led the 1963 March on Washington and, in 1964, became the youngest person to receive the Nobel Peace Prize for his work to end segregation and racial discrimination through civil disobedience and other non-violent means?
A
Robert Kennedy
B
Mahatma Ghandi
C
Martin Luther King, Jr.
D
James Brown
Question 10 Explanation: 
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Question 11
Which of these is an American investigative journalist and author of several best-selling unauthorised "poison pen" biographies of celebrities and politicians, including Jacqueline Onassis, Elizabeth Taylor, Frank Sinatra, Nancy Reagan, the British Royal Family and "the Bush Dynasty"?
A
Andrew Morton
B
Oprah Winfrey
C
Kitty Kelley
D
Christopher Hampton
Question 11 Explanation: 
Kitty Kelley
Question 12
Normally, a string quintet contains how many violins?
A
1
B
2
C
3
D
4
Question 12 Explanation: 
2
Question 13
A madeleine, originating in France, is a type of what?
A
Cake
B
Stew
C
Quiche
D
Pie
Question 13 Explanation: 
Cake
Question 14
What is the name of the mythical beast that roams the Himalayan Alps?
A
Yeti
B
Loch Ness monster
C
Bigfoot
D
Sasquatch
Question 14 Explanation: 
Yeti
Question 15
In 1840 Queen Victoria in the United Kingdom married her cousin. What was his name?
A
Prince Hans-Adam of Liechtenstein
B
Prince Albert of Belgium
C
Prince Harald of GlUcksburg
D
Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
Question 15 Explanation: 
Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
Question 16
Which is the 20th bank that is included in the list of Nationalized Banks?
A
Canara Bank
B
IDBI bank
C
MUDRA bank
D
HDFC Bank
Question 16 Explanation: 
IDBI bank:IDBI Bank is an Indian government-owned financial service company, formerly known as Industrial Development Bank of India, headquartered in Mumbai, India
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