General knowledge quiz 1321

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What is the real name of the artist known as Fatboy Slim?
A
Gordon Jackson
B
Roger Waters
C
Norman Cook
D
Mike McGear
Question 1 Explanation: 
Norman Cook
Question 2
Which of these was an 18th century Scottish philosopher and economist who wrote "Theory of Moral Sentiments" and "The Wealth of Nations"?
A
William Booth
B
Maynard Keynes
C
Karl Marx
D
Adam Smith
Question 2 Explanation: 
Adam Smith
Question 3
Limba Ram is known for his outstanding performance in which of the following?
A
Karate
B
Judo
C
Shooting
D
Archery
Question 4
What does aphasia describe?
A
Dysfunctional red blood cells
B
Very rapid movement or speech
C
Impairment of language skills
D
Irregular heartbeat
Question 4 Explanation: 
Impairment of language skills
Question 5
Who played James Herriot in the British TV series (1978-1990) "All Creatures Great and Small"?
A
Christopher Timothy
B
Christopher Marlowe
C
Christopher Plummer
D
Christopher Wren
Question 5 Explanation: 
Christopher Timothy
Question 6
Where do the hunter-gatherer Twa or Batwa people mostly live?
A
High mountains and plains around Lake Kivu in Congo and Rwanda, and Burundi
B
Along the north-west coast of Africa
C
North-east Thailand
D
Tierra del Fuego
Question 6 Explanation: 
High mountains and plains around Lake Kivu in Congo and Rwanda, and Burundi
Question 7
The BBC coverage of the moon landing and the first episode of "Dr Who" have what in common?
A
They shared the same producer
B
They used the same technical consultants
C
They were broadcast in the UK on the same day
D
The master tapes of both were wiped
Question 7 Explanation: 
The master tapes of both were wiped
Question 8
Reserve Bank of India has signed MoUs on Supervisory Cooperation and Exchange of Supervisory Information with which country's financial body?
A
Switzerland
B
UAE
C
United States
D
Ukraine
Question 8 Explanation: 
Correct Reserve Bank signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Supervisory Cooperation and Exchange of Supervisory Information with the Central Bank of UAE, United Arab Emirates The MoU was was signed by Saeed Abdulla Al Hamiz, Assistant Governor for Banking Banking Supervision Affairs on behalf of Central Bank of UAE and Meena Hemchandra, Executive Director on behalf of RBI.
Question 9
..........is the largest Hotel in India?
A
Taj Mahal Palace
B
Oberoi-Sheraton
C
Oberoi-Rajvilas
D
Taj Lake Palace
Question 9 Explanation: 
Oberoi-Sheraton:The Oberoi Udaivilas is one of the most luxurious hotels in entire India. It's located at the historical land of Udipur Rajasthan which shows the traditional beauty of forts, palaces & monuments.
Question 10
Which 20th century playwright wrote "Mourning Becomes Electra" and "Long Day's Journey Into Night"?
A
Richard Burton
B
Sophocles
C
Eugene O'Neill
D
Johnny Hallyday
Question 10 Explanation: 
Eugene O'Neill
Question 11
In Greek legend, Ulysses sailed safely between..........what?
A
Hell and high water
B
Scylla and Charybdis
C
The Captain and Tenile
D
A rock and a hard place
Question 11 Explanation: 
Scylla and Charybdis
Question 12
The Overseas Principal should obtain necessary authorisation from the Reserve Bank of India under the provisions of which Act to commence/ operate a payment system?
A
Reserve Bank of India Act-1934
B
Banking Companies (Acquisition and Transfer of Undertakings) Act-1970
C
Banking Regulation (Companies) Rules, 1949
D
Payment and Settlement Systems Act (PSS Act), 2007
Question 12 Explanation: 
The Overseas Principal should obtain necessary authorisation from the Department of Payment and Settlement Systems, Reserve Bank of India under the provisions of the Payment and Settlement Systems Act (PSS Act), 2007 to commence/ operate a payment system.
Question 13
..........is celebrated annually on June 21.
A
International Olympic Day
B
World Photography Day
C
International Yoga Day
D
World Heart Day
Question 13 Explanation: 
International Yoga Day or simply Yoga Day, is celebrated annually on June 21 and was declared to be internationally recognised by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on December 11, 2014.
Question 14
..........was the first to offer individual Satyagraha
A
Mahatma Gandhi
B
Jaiprakash Narain
C
Vinod Bhave
D
Aruna Asaf Ali
Question 14 Explanation: 
Vinod Bhave:The first Satyagrahi selected was Acharya Vinoba Bhave, who was sent to Jail when he spoke against the war.
Question 15
Which of these is a measure of the number of random ways in which a system may be arranged, often taken to be a measure of "disorder", everyday examples of which can be seen in mixing salt and pepper in a bag and melting ice?
A
Ecstasy
B
Enmity
C
Ex-partner
D
Entropy
Question 15 Explanation: 
Entropy
Question 16
Who has become the first Indian woman to scale Mount Manaslu on 28th Sept. 2017?
A
Sangeetha Nair
B
Kripa Bhatnagar
C
Gowri Mehra
D
Aparna Kumar
Question 16 Explanation: 
Indian Police Service (IPS) Officer of Uttar Pradesh Cadre, Aparna Kumar has become the first Indian woman to scale Mount Manaslu announced on 28th Sept. 2017.Mount Manaslu is the eighth highest mountain peak in the world.On September 25, Kumar took up a mission to climb Mount Manaslu in the west-central part of Nepal. In May 2016, she climbed Mount Everest before scaling Mount Vinson Massif, the highest peak in Antarctica.
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