General knowledge quiz 1462

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Prior to Kermit the Frog another Kermit was well-known, who accompanied his father on an expedition in Brazil during which the Rio Kermit was named in his honour; what was his family name?
A
Roosevelt
B
Grenouille
C
Galvin
D
A la Bromeliad
Question 1 Explanation: 
Roosevelt
Question 2
Following the publication of a story in the "News of the World" on 2 May 2010, the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association announced the immediate suspension of 3 time World Champion John Higgins. What was Higgins accused of?
A
Bribing referees
B
Match fixing
C
Using foul language in a formal interview
D
Domestic violence
Question 2 Explanation: 
Match fixing
Question 3
The world's largest solar energy projects is being set up by which country?
A
Greece
B
Dominica
C
Cyprus
D
Morocco
Question 3 Explanation: 
Morocco
Question 4
What card game is argued by 19th century authority on card games Henry ("Cavendish") Jones to have been derived ultimately from the pre-16th century Italian game called "ronfa"?
A
Poker
B
Piquet
C
Baccarat
D
Chemin de Fer
Question 4 Explanation: 
Piquet
Question 5
Guru Gobind Singh was
A
the 10th Guru of the Sikhs
B
founder of Khalsa, the inner council of the Sikhs in 1699
C
author of Dasam Granth
D
All the above
Question 5 Explanation: 
Guru Gobind Singh (1666-1708). The 10th Guru of the Sikhs who founded the Khalsa the inner council of the Sikhs in 1699. He is said to be the author of Dasam Granth.
Question 6
What is FMT trialled for?
A
Drought resistant planting
B
Fuel for space travel
C
Medical treatment
D
Earthquake-proof sewage piping
Question 6 Explanation: 
Medical treatment
Question 7
Who created the character of the detective priest known as Father Brown?
A
Barbara Vine
B
Somerset Maugham
C
Georges Simenon
D
G K Chesterton
Question 7 Explanation: 
G K Chesterton
Question 8
Sovereign Gold Bond(SGBs) are issued by Reserve Bank of India on behalf of..........
A
NABARD
B
GOI
C
FII
D
Ministry of Finance
Question 9
"Now is the winter of our discontent" is a line from which play?
A
Richard III
B
Othello
C
Hamlet
D
Macbeth
Question 9 Explanation: 
Richard III
Question 10
Crimea, over which multiple wars have been fought, was annexed from Ukraine in 2014 by which country?
A
Russia
B
Poland
C
Slovakia
D
Belarus
Question 10 Explanation: 
Russia
Question 11
Public Debt Management Agency (PDMA) is being to set up to prevent leakages and development of the..........
A
Treasury Market
B
Bond Market
C
Money Market
D
Capital Market
Question 11 Explanation: 
The government's intention to set up a Public Debt Management Agency (PDMA) is not only required for the development of the bond market in the country, but it would also prevent leakages of public funds.
Question 12
Who, when he retired as heavyweight boxing world champion in April 1956, was the only heavyweight champion in boxing history to retire having won every fight in his professional career?
A
Floyd Patterson
B
Rocky Marciano
C
Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali)
D
Ingemar Johansson
Question 12 Explanation: 
Rocky Marciano
Question 13
Who among the following can invest in a convertible Note?
A
Citizen of Pakistan
B
Citizen of Bangladesh
C
Citizen of Nepal
D
All of these
Question 13 Explanation: 
A person resident outside India (other than an individual who is citizen of Pakistan or Bangladesh or an entity which is registered/ incorporated in Pakistan or Bangladesh), may purchase convertible notes issued by an Indian start-up company
Question 14
Where is the giant copper statue of a man, woman and child, known as the African Renaissance monument, that was unveiled in April 2010?
A
Dakar, Senegal
B
Harare, Zimbabwe
C
Lusaka, Zambia
D
Kampala, Uganda
Question 14 Explanation: 
Dakar, Senegal
Question 15
Which of these people was once the Bishop of Cape Town?
A
Desmond Dekker
B
Desmond Tutu
C
Desmond Morris
D
Des O'Connor
Question 15 Explanation: 
Desmond Tutu
Question 16
Which of these singers is also a children's author, most notably with the "English Roses" series, the first of which was published in 2003?
A
Madonna
B
Britney Spears
C
Julie Andrews
D
Beyonce
Question 16 Explanation: 
Madonna
There are 16 questions to complete.

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