General knowledge quiz 1291

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Health workers in Nigeria and Pakistan were killed in 2012 and 2013 while carrying out vaccination programmes for what?
A
Measles, mumps and rubella
B
Tuberculosis
C
Poliomyelitis
D
Whooping cough
Question 1 Explanation: 
Poliomyelitis
Question 2
What material is the narwhal's horn?
A
Bone
B
Ivory
C
Hair
D
Hardened skin
Question 2 Explanation: 
Ivory
Question 3
Which official knocks three times on the doors to the chamber of the House of Commons at the state opening of a British parliament?
A
Scarlet Rod
B
Green Rod
C
Black Rod
D
Purple Rod
Question 3 Explanation: 
Black Rod
Question 4
Who won the golfing Open Championship 3 times between 1979 and 1988?
A
Jack Nicklaus
B
Seve Ballesteros
C
Nick Faldo
D
Gary Player
Question 4 Explanation: 
Seve Ballesteros
Question 5
Who played "Elaine Robinson" in the 1967 film, "The Graduate"?
A
Ali McGraw
B
Faye Dunaway
C
Katherine Ross
D
Her mother
Question 5 Explanation: 
Katherine Ross
Question 6
Which club won the 1992-1993 UEFA Champions League, the first since being rebranded from the European Champion Clubs' Cup?
A
Olympique de Marseille
B
FC Barcelona
C
Real Madrid
D
A.C. Milan
Question 6 Explanation: 
Olympique de Marseille
Question 7
Name the Managing Director (MD) and chief executive of the National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) who recently resigned from the post owing to personal reasons.
A
Chitra Ramkrishna
B
Renuka Ramnath
C
Shyam Srinivasan
D
Vijayalakshmi Iyer
Question 7 Explanation: 
Chitra Ramkrishna, Managing Director (MD) and chief executive of the National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) has resigned from her post, even as the country's largest. The NSE board met on December 2, 2016 and accepted her resignation.
Question 8
What country is bordered by Macedonia, Greece, Montenegro and Kosovo?
A
Estonia
B
Bulgaria
C
Ethiopia
D
Albania
Question 8 Explanation: 
Albania
Question 9
The Intervening area between the river is known as..........
A
Beas
B
Chenab
C
Delta
D
Doab
Question 9 Explanation: 
Doab:The term 'Doab' is related to Indian states Punjab and Haryana. This states plain is drained by five rivers and the intervening area between the river is known as Doab
Question 10
Hanoi is the capital city of which of the following country?
A
Yemen
B
Vietnam
C
Vatican City
D
Zimbabwe
Question 10 Explanation: 
Vietnam:Vietnam-Hanoi(Capital) and Dong(Currency)
Question 11
Where did Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu lay foundation stone for inland waterway?
A
Karnataka
B
Andhra Pradesh
C
Odisha
D
Madhya Pradesh
Question 11 Explanation: 
On October 3, 2017, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu laid the foundation stone for the development of an inland waterway in the Krishna River between Muktyala and Vijayawada in the Andhra Pradesh. Besides, he dedicated seven national highway projects in Andhra Pradesh to the nation and also laid the foundation stone for six new projects.
Question 12
Which of the following is currency of Botswana?
A
Gaborone
B
Euro
C
Kwanza
D
Pula
Question 12 Explanation: 
Pula:Botswana-Gaborone (Capital) and Pula (Currency)
Question 13
What is the name given to the silent electrical discharge between the atmosphere and, for example, trees, ships' masts, steeples and flagpoles?
A
Aurora
B
Lightning
C
Tornado
D
St Elmo's Fire
Question 13 Explanation: 
St Elmo's Fire
Question 14
Which of these is used in Buddhism?
A
Prayer wheels
B
St Elmo's fires
C
Paper aeroplanes
D
Telephone books
Question 14 Explanation: 
Prayer wheels
Question 15
June Middleton, of Melbourne, Australia, who died aged 83 in 2009, was in the Guinness Book of Records for spending the most time in what?
A
A refrigerator
B
An iron lung
C
"Harry Potter" film screenings
D
A coal mine
Question 15 Explanation: 
An iron lung
Question 16
What is the name of a family of satellites launched since 1995 and operated by Eutelsat, located at 13$^\circ$E over the Equator (orbital position) with a transmitting footprint over Europe, North Africa and the Middle East?
A
WorldCom
B
Hot Bird
C
Telstar
D
Intelsat
Question 16 Explanation: 
Hot Bird
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