General knowledge quiz 1429

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
According to the nursery rhyme, who could "eat no fat", while his wife could "eat no lean"?
A
Mary Mary Quite Contrary
B
Old King Cole
C
Jack Spratt
D
Moby Dick
Question 1 Explanation: 
Jack Spratt
Question 2
Lance Armstrong, famous as a cyclist has also been closely involved in other areas. Which of these is not one?
A
Whitewater slalom canoeing
B
Marathon running
C
Supporting people affected by cancer and raising cancer awareness
D
Triathlon
Question 2 Explanation: 
Whitewater slalom canoeing
Question 3
What part of mainland Europe was English territory for 200 years from the mid 14th century?
A
Calais
B
Catalunya
C
Turin
D
Tyrol
Question 3 Explanation: 
Calais
Question 4
The Kalinga was fought in
A
321 BC
B
301 BC
C
261 BC
D
241 BC
Question 5
According to RBI guidelines the term 'bulk deposit' is used for single rupee term deposit of..........
A
Rs. 1 crore and above
B
Rs, 25 lakh and above
C
Rs, 75 lakh and above
D
Rs, 50 lakh and above
Question 5 Explanation: 
Bulk Deposit means single Rupee term deposits of 1 Crore and above.
Question 6
Where was the most recent volcanic eruption in the contiguous states of the USA?
A
Oregon
B
California
C
Alaska
D
Washington
Question 6 Explanation: 
Washington
Question 7
Who broke the NFL record for the most points in a single season, with 176 points, in 1960?
A
Joe Nuxhall
B
Paul Hornung
C
Richard Hadlee
D
David Beckham
Question 7 Explanation: 
Paul Hornung
Question 8
Who was the first and only British Prime Minister to be assassinated in office?
A
William Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland
B
Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington
C
Robert Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool
D
Spencer Perceval
Question 8 Explanation: 
Spencer Perceval
Question 9
In APEDA, E denotes
A
Export
B
Economy
C
Education
D
Essential
Question 9 Explanation: 
Export:Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA)-Under the Ministry of Commerce, Government of India.
Question 10
Italian brothers Francesco and Edoardo Molinari play what sport?
A
Soccer
B
Tennis
C
Golf
D
Squash
Question 10 Explanation: 
Golf
Question 11
Alphonce Felix Simbu is a runner from which country?
A
Tanjikistan
B
Turkey
C
Tanzania
D
South Korea
Question 11 Explanation: 
Tanzania:Alphonce Felix Simbu is a Tanzanian long distance runner who specialises in the marathon.
Question 12
Who directed the 1960 film "Spartacus"?
A
Anthony Mann
B
Stanley Kubrick
C
Kirk Douglas
D
David Lean
Question 12 Explanation: 
Stanley Kubrick
Question 13
Which of the following is currency of Fiji?
A
Euro
B
Dollar
C
Franc
D
Dinar
Question 13 Explanation: 
Dollar:Fiji-Suva(Capital) and Dollar (Currency)
Question 14
What is taxonomy?
A
The avoidance of paying a contribution to a nation's revenue
B
The art of preparing, stuffing, and mounting the skins of animals
C
The science of the classification of living and extinct organisms
D
The art of cooking a Mexican dish of meat etc. in a folded or rolled tortilla
Question 14 Explanation: 
The science of the classification of living and extinct organisms
Question 15
What substance in the human body causes blood vessels to dilate when released as part of an allergic reaction?
A
Insulin
B
Cortisone
C
Haemoglobin
D
Histamine
Question 15 Explanation: 
Histamine
Question 16
In 1980 Cuban American Rosie Ruiz briefly became internationally recognised after she competed (with initial success) in what sporting event?
A
Wife Carrying Championship
B
The baseball World Series
C
Men's bantamweight Boxing Championships
D
Boston Marathon
Question 16 Explanation: 
Boston Marathon
There are 16 questions to complete.

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