General knowledge quiz 1384

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Who was the first elected female head of state in Africa?
A
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
B
Eleanor Roosevelt
C
Condoleeza Rice
D
Golda Meir
Question 1 Explanation: 
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
Question 2
In 1991 Magic Johnson stunned the sporting world in the USA by what?
A
Announcing he had HIV
B
Leaving the NBA
C
Switching to the discipline of AFL
D
Retiring due to cancer
Question 2 Explanation: 
Announcing he had HIV
Question 3
Which county did Sunil Gavaskar play for?
A
Somerset
B
Worcestershire
C
Warwickshire
D
Glamorgan
Question 3 Explanation: 
Sunny as he is affectionately called, was the first to reach 10, 000 runs in Tests.
Question 4
Georges Pompidou, Prime Minister of France 1962-68) succeeded whom as President in 1969?
A
Charles de Gaulle
B
Nicholas Sarkozy
C
Alain Poher
D
Francois Mitterrand
Question 4 Explanation: 
Alain Poher
Question 5
Around 2, 000 of which type of rocket-propelled pilotless bomb was launched on London from 8 September 1944 to March 1945?
A
Fokker
B
V1
C
Messerschmitt
D
V2
Question 5 Explanation: 
V2
Question 6
..........is an important concept and basically developed for rural areas of country where less number of banks
A
KISOK banking
B
SMART Banking
C
KIRAN Banking
D
MITR Banking
Question 6 Explanation: 
KISOK banking:KIOSK banking is an important concept and basically developed for rural areas of country where less number of banks are and people can't reach to the bank to use their services.
Question 7
In 1954, in a television adaptation of a book by Ian Fleming, Barry Nelson was the first person to appear on a screen as which fictional character?
A
James Bond
B
Caractacus Potts
C
Batman
D
Hercule Poirot
Question 7 Explanation: 
James Bond
Question 8
The French song "Alouette" describes plucking what kind of bird?
A
Sparrow
B
Lark
C
Duck
D
Goose
Question 8 Explanation: 
Lark
Question 9
What is a "bichon frise"?
A
Wind
B
Lettuce
C
Dog
D
Muscle
Question 9 Explanation: 
Dog
Question 10
UEFA made international news in September 2010 when it banned Bayern Munich from displaying a banner at a Championship League game against Roma, but approved another. What film were the banner slogans taken from?
A
Die Hard
B
The Life of Brian
C
The Good, The Bad and the Ugly
D
Inglourious Basterds
Question 10 Explanation: 
The Life of Brian
Question 11
Which of these establishments is based in Washington, D.C.?
A
FBI
B
CIA
C
The Pentagon
D
Harvard University
Question 11 Explanation: 
FBI
Question 12
In the nursery rhyme beginning "Hey Diddle Diddle", who ran away with the spoon?
A
Cow
B
Dish
C
Little dog
D
Cat
Question 12 Explanation: 
Dish
Question 13
What was invented by Rene Laennec in the early 19th century?
A
Stethoscope
B
Velcro
C
Post-it Notes
D
Mobile phone
Question 13 Explanation: 
Stethoscope
Question 14
Valmiki Ambedkar Awaas Yojna was launched in which year to ameliorate the conditions of the Urban Slum dwellers living below poverty line?
A
1985
B
2000
C
1997
D
2001
Question 14 Explanation: 
2001:The VAMBAY was started in 2001, December to improve the circumstances of the slum inhabitants in urban areas living under the poverty row lacking sufficient refuge. This scheme was devised to improve the livelihoods of slum dwellers living without any adequate shelter.
Question 15
Which library opened its reading room to the public in 1609, the second public library in Europe to do so?
A
The Bodleian Library at the University of Oxford
B
Biblioteca Ambrosiana, Milan, Italy
C
The Library at La Sorbonne University, Paris
D
Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, Berlin
Question 15 Explanation: 
Biblioteca Ambrosiana, Milan, Italy
Question 16
Which of these is not a type of broomstick mentioned in the Harry Potter books?
A
Bluebottle
B
Strickwarbler
C
Tinderblast
D
Swiftstick
Question 16 Explanation: 
Strickwarbler
There are 16 questions to complete.

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