General knowledge quiz 1372

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What island was occupied by Phoenicians, Greeks, Romans, Goths, Saracens, Normans, and the Angevin, Hapsburg and Bourbon dynasties until it became part of United Italy in 1861?
A
Corfu
B
Malta
C
Sicily
D
Crete
Question 1 Explanation: 
Sicily
Question 2
Which of these would be involved in prestidigitation?
A
Refrigerator engineer
B
Doctor
C
Canning factory manager
D
Magician
Question 2 Explanation: 
Magician
Question 3
Which of the following was largely responsible for the British application of radar in World War II?
A
Christopher Hinton
B
Frank Whittle
C
Robert Watson-Watt
D
Lawence Bragg
Question 3 Explanation: 
Robert Watson-Watt
Question 4
Which French composer wrote a large number of works including over 90 songs and the opera "Penelope"?
A
Elie Faure
B
Gabriel Faure
C
Francois Faure
D
Georges Bizet
Question 4 Explanation: 
Gabriel Faure
Question 5
Which of these animals cannot retract its claws fully?
A
Cheetah
B
Lion
C
Tiger
D
Jaguar
Question 5 Explanation: 
Cheetah
Question 6
According to global media two major, potentially world-changing events took place in the week 6-13 November 2012. Which were they?
A
US Presidential election (4-yearly), and the congress to change China's leadership (10-yearly)
B
US-Japan hold a military exercise, and the CCAMLR establish an Antarctic marine reserve
C
Walt Disney Pictures acquire Star Wars, and Lance Armstrong is declared a drugs cheat
D
The Moon completes its waning fourth quarter, and Halo 4 launches worldwide
Question 6 Explanation: 
US Presidential election (4-yearly), and the congress to change China's leadership (10-yearly)
Question 7
Which of the following has been appointed as a Custodian for providing custodial services to the NPS?
A
RBI
B
SHCIL
C
ARCIL
D
NSDL
Question 7 Explanation: 
Stock Holding Corporation of India Limited(SHCIL) has been appointed as a Custodian for providing custodial services to the NPS.
Question 8
In the Christian calendar, Maundy falls on which day of Holy Week?
A
Friday
B
Wednesday
C
Monday
D
Thursday
Question 8 Explanation: 
Thursday
Question 9
Where would you meet the terms straight rail, cushion, balkline, artistic and cowboy?
A
Carom billiards
B
Rodeo
C
Pool
D
Air hockey
Question 9 Explanation: 
Carom billiards
Question 10
The formula $(X^2)^2$ is the same as which of these?
A
$X^2X^2$
B
$2X^2$
C
$(2X)^2$
D
$X^4$
Question 10 Explanation: 
$X^4$
Question 11
How many remittances can be received by a single individual beneficiary under the scheme during a year?
A
45
B
50
C
55
D
30
Question 11 Explanation: 
Thirty remittances can be received by a single individual beneficiary under the scheme during a calendar year.
Question 12
An American TV series starring Molly Shannon and Selma Blair is based on which Australian comedy series?
A
The Games
B
Kath and Kim
C
Dad and Dave
D
Neighbours
Question 12 Explanation: 
Kath and Kim
Question 13
How many different calendars are in use in the world for some or all of the year, for religious, administrative or social purposes?
A
5
B
More than 20
C
15
D
10
Question 13 Explanation: 
More than 20
Question 14
What name is given to the declaration of aims and policies of a political party before an election?
A
Embargo
B
Manifesto
C
Mango
D
Winnebago
Question 14 Explanation: 
Manifesto
Question 15
What does an "aquarium" simulate?
A
A rain forest or swamp
B
A circulating current through different-leveled pools
C
The submerged area of a water habitat
D
A dry habitat.
Question 15 Explanation: 
The submerged area of a water habitat
Question 16
What is the capital of Ethiopia?
A
Asmara
B
Zagreb
C
Palikir
D
Addis Ababa
There are 16 questions to complete.

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