General knowledge quiz 1279

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Leeward is the direction..........from the point of reference
A
Downwind
B
Opposite
C
Same
D
Upwind
Question 1 Explanation: 
Downwind:Windward is the direction upwind from the point of reference. Leeward is the direction downwind (or downward) from the point of reference.
Question 2
The Environment(Protection) Bill was passed by the Parliament of India in which year?
A
1986
B
1985
C
1968
D
1972
Question 2 Explanation: 
1986:The Environment (Protection) Act was enacted in 1986 with the objective of providing for the protection and improvement of the environment.
Question 3
What is Judge Judy's last name?
A
Epstein
B
Sheindlin
C
Begin
D
Schwartz
Question 3 Explanation: 
Sheindlin
Question 4
Benjamin Franklin founded America's first what in Philadelphia in 1736?
A
University
B
Library
C
Fire-fighting company
D
Stove factory
Question 4 Explanation: 
Fire-fighting company
Question 5
The headquarter of European Court of Justice (ECJ) are situated at
A
Luxembourg
B
Paris
C
Strasbourg (France)
D
San Jose, Costa Rica
Question 6
What is the oldest city of European origin, established in 1565 by Pedro Menedesto, that still exists in what is now the USA?
A
St Augustine, Florida
B
Bangor, Maine
C
Las Vegas, Nevada
D
Tombstone, Arizona
Question 6 Explanation: 
St Augustine, Florida
Question 7
The Sufi movement originally started from which place?
A
Bangladesh
B
Persia
C
Iran
D
Pakistan
Question 7 Explanation: 
Persia:The Bhakti and Sufi Movement in India played an important role in bringing harmony between the Hindus and the Muslims.It was started from Persia
Question 8
Which European city is built at the mouth of the river Tagus?
A
Vienna
B
Madrid
C
Berlin
D
Lisbon
Question 8 Explanation: 
Lisbon
Question 9
When Michael Clarke resigned his captaincy of the Australian team in the course of a 2015 competition between Australia and the UK, to take effect when the series was finished, what sport were the teams competing in?
A
Rowing
B
Rugby
C
Cricket
D
Spelling
Question 9 Explanation: 
Cricket
Question 10
Archimedes is the first person recorded to have designed and built an elevator, in about 236 BC. Who is credited with introducing the safety elevator, which did not fall if the cable broke?
A
Elisha Otis (1811-1861)
B
Alfred Einstein (1879-1955)
C
Isambard Kingdom Brunel (1806-1859)
D
James Watt (1736-1819)
Question 10 Explanation: 
Elisha Otis (1811-1861)
Question 11
What is the branch of medicine dealing with diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the human heart?
A
Cardiography
B
Endocarditis
C
Cardiology
D
Cartography
Question 11 Explanation: 
Cardiology
Question 12
How much percentage of the net credits of Small Finance Banks should be in priority sector lending?
A
30%
B
45%
C
50%
D
75%
Question 12 Explanation: 
75% of the net credits of Small Finance Banks should be in priority sector lending.
Question 13
Kenneth Cobonpue from the Philippines is world famous in what?
A
Sculpture
B
Furniture design
C
Fabric applique art
D
Ceramics
Question 13 Explanation: 
Furniture design
Question 14
In what would a finesse be used?
A
Kicking a goal in rugby
B
Castling in chess
C
Taking tricks in a card game
D
Sabre fencing
Question 14 Explanation: 
Taking tricks in a card game
Question 15
In Canada, although women had a limited right by 1884 to vote in governmental elections they did not have full voting rights until when?
A
1919 for all Canada except Quebec (1940)
B
1925
C
1960
D
1942
Question 15 Explanation: 
1919 for all Canada except Quebec (1940)
Question 16
Hirakud Project has been constructed on which river?
A
Hansdev
B
Ghatprabha
C
Mahanadi
D
Periyar
Question 16 Explanation: 
Mahanadi
There are 16 questions to complete.

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