General knowledge quiz 1352

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What was the original name of Mickey Mouse?
A
Marlon
B
Mortimer
C
Montague
D
Marvin
Question 1 Explanation: 
Mortimer
Question 2
Who has been appointed as the President of World Bank?
A
Ban Ki Moon
B
Margaret Chan
C
Jim Yong Kim
D
Raghuram Rajan
Question 2 Explanation: 
World Bank President Jim Yong Kim effectively won a second five-year term after nominations to lead the global development bank no other candidates proposed. Kim, who was Korean-American medical doctor had focused the World Bank on programs to reduce extreme poverty, earned solid backing for a second term from the United States, France, Germany, China, and other major shareholders of the bank. The US is the World Bank's largest shareholder.
Question 3
Which soprano, who had a highly successful opera career between 1968 and 2004, sang Handel's "Let the Bright Seraphim" at the wedding of Charles, Prince of Wales, and Lady Diana Spencer?
A
Charlotte Church
B
Jessye Norman
C
Kiri Te Kanawa
D
Hayley Westenra
Question 3 Explanation: 
Kiri Te Kanawa
Question 4
What region of the Mediterranean Sea separates Italy from Bosnia and Herzegovina?
A
Adriatic
B
Aegean
C
Ionian
D
Tyrrhenian
Question 4 Explanation: 
Adriatic
Question 5
Who was the first US president to visit the People's Republic of China and when did he do it?
A
Richard Nixon, 1972
B
Bill Clinton, 1994
C
Gerald Ford, 1976
D
Ronald Reagan, 1982
Question 5 Explanation: 
Richard Nixon, 1972
Question 6
Jamini Roy was a famous?
A
Producer
B
Painter
C
Dancer
D
Actor
Question 7
The International Museum day is celebrated across the world on..........
A
June 2
B
May 20
C
May 19
D
May 18
Question 7 Explanation: 
18-May
Question 8
What US television series (the format for which is now syndicated world-wide) involves a chief executive spending time as a trainee in his or her own firm?
A
Fear Factor
B
Undercover Boss
C
X Factor
D
Starting Over
Question 8 Explanation: 
Undercover Boss
Question 9
What is the lead character in Coppelia, a sentimental comic ballet by Leo Delibes?
A
Dress maker
B
Fairy
C
Doll
D
Dog trainer
Question 9 Explanation: 
Doll
Question 10
Which recognises contribution in medical science?
A
The Lalit Kala Academy Ratna
B
The Jnanpith Award
C
The Vyas Samman
D
The Dhanvantari Award
Question 10 Explanation: 
The Dhanvantari Award:The prestigious award Dhanvantari Award which recognises contribution in medical science, is awarded annually since 1972.
Question 11
The National calendar of India is..........
A
Gregorian calendar
B
Saka Era
C
Era of Martyrs
D
Chaitra
Question 11 Explanation: 
Saka Era:The Indian national calendar, sometimes called the Saka calendar, is the official civil calendar
Question 12
What is oud (or oudh), or an oud?
A
A short-neck pear-shaped stringed instrument similar to a lute
B
Any of these
C
A highly prized aromatic wood
D
A princely state until 1856 in what is now northern India and Nepal
Question 12 Explanation: 
Any of these
Question 13
Which state hosted the 7th edition of the Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav 2018?
A
Odisha
B
Karnataka
C
Bihar
D
Gujarat
Question 13 Explanation: 
7th edition of the Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav, under the Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat programme, began in Karnataka on January 14, 2018. This event will continue till January 20, 2018. This event is being organised by Union Ministry of Culture. On January 14, 2018, Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilisers and Parliamentary Affairs, Ananth Kumar and Union Minister of State for Culture (I/C) and Environment, Dr. Mahesh Sharma inaugurated the Mahotsav at Gandhi Nagar and Bengaluru. Key highlight of this Mahotsav will be various forms of art performances from classical and folk, music and dance, theatre to literature and the visual arts. A handloom and handicrafts-utsav is also being held at the event.Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat programme was launched by Prime Minister Narednra Modi on October, 31 2016. Under this programme, Karnataka is paired with Uttarakhand.
Question 14
Under the Treaty of Utrecht (1713), which followed the War Of The Spanish Succession, Spain ceded Minorca and which other area to Britain?
A
Sark
B
Canary Islands
C
Gibraltar
D
Barcelona
Question 14 Explanation: 
Gibraltar
Question 15
Dr. Benjamin Spock, the American pediatrician who wrote "Baby and Child Care", published in 1946, won an Olympic gold medal in what type of event?
A
Wrestling
B
High jump
C
Marathon
D
Rowing
Question 15 Explanation: 
Rowing
Question 16
The second annual meeting of the Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) was held in which of the following country?
A
China
B
France
C
Japan
D
South Korea
Question 16 Explanation: 
South Korea
There are 16 questions to complete.

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