General knowledge quiz 1366

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Who wrote "Moll Flanders", "Captain Singleton", "Colonel Jack" and "Roxanna"?
A
Agatha Christie
B
Georges Sand
C
Daniel Defoe
D
Neville Shute
Question 1 Explanation: 
Daniel Defoe
Question 2
India's latest communication satellite GSAT-17 launched from which place?
A
Thiruvananthapuram
B
Alcantara
C
Xichang
D
French Guiana
Question 2 Explanation: 
French Guiana
Question 3
Which was the first (in 1958) of the long running series of UK films titled "Carry On..." to be released?
A
Carry On London
B
Carry On Nurse
C
Carry On... Up the Kyber
D
Carry On Sergeant
Question 3 Explanation: 
Carry On Sergeant
Question 4
What is another name for a beekeeper?
A
Numismatist
B
Icthyologist
C
Apiarist
D
Barista
Question 4 Explanation: 
Apiarist
Question 5
One of a tall, athletically gifted family, Steven Adams a basketballer from New Zealand joined the US team Thunder in 2013 just before they became the first-ever champions of the Orlando Summer League. One of his siblings is well-known on the world stage as who?
A
Nicola Adams, boxer
B
Valerie Adams, shotput
C
Blair Adams, footballer
D
Danielle Adams, basketballer
Question 5 Explanation: 
Valerie Adams, shotput
Question 6
Belgian competitor Eddy Merckx, often referred to as the best of all time in his field, was involved in what sport?
A
Swimming
B
Weightlifting
C
Fencing
D
Cycling
Question 6 Explanation: 
Cycling
Question 7
The US TV series "Mad Men" centres around what industry or profession?
A
Cheese making
B
Psychological therapy
C
Advertising
D
Selling toys
Question 7 Explanation: 
Advertising
Question 8
On July 31, 2017, which bank slashed interest on savings account deposits by 50 basis points to 3.5 per cent on balance up to Rs 1 crore?
A
State Bank of India
B
ICICI Bank
C
Punjab National Bank
D
HDFC Bank
Question 8 Explanation: 
State Bank of India has introduced two-tier saving bank interest rate with effect from July 31. While balance above Rs 1 crore will continue to earn interest at 4 per cent per annum, interest at 3.5 per cent will be offered on balance of Rs 1 crore and below.
Question 9
What colour does the planet Neptune appear to be from space?
A
Green
B
Yellow
C
Blue
D
Red
Question 9 Explanation: 
Blue
Question 10
Who was the Princess of Tyre who, after her brother Pygmalion killed her husband Sichaeus, fled to Africa where she founded Carthage?
A
Lady Ga Ga
B
Madonna
C
Enya
D
Dido
Question 10 Explanation: 
Dido
Question 11
In 1961 an entire American sports team was lost in a plane crash when travelling to the World Championships in its sport; which sport was it?
A
Figure skating
B
Basketball
C
Swimming
D
Athletics
Question 11 Explanation: 
Figure skating
Question 12
World's largest refinery and petrochemical complex to come up in which state of India?
A
Madhya Pradesh
B
Gujarat
C
Maharashtra
D
Andhra Pradesh
Question 12 Explanation: 
Maharashtra
Question 13
Who won a boxing match (by a majority judges' decision in eight rounds) with Joe Frazier's daughter, Jackie Frazier-Lyde, on 8 June 2001?
A
Freeda Foreman
B
Laila Ali
C
Tracy Harris Patterson
D
Grill Foreman
Question 13 Explanation: 
Laila Ali
Question 14
What is the name used in North America for a man who makes his living by felling trees?
A
Phil Feller
B
Ed Wood
C
Lumberjack
D
Toppler
Question 14 Explanation: 
Lumberjack
Question 15
Eugenics is the study of
A
altering human beings by changing their genetic components
B
people of European origin
C
different races of mankind
D
genetic of plants
Question 16
The Yazidi faith is which of these?
A
Monotheistic (a single deity)
B
Pantheistic (multiple deities)
C
Humanist
D
Atheist
Question 16 Explanation: 
Monotheistic (a single deity)
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