General knowledge quiz 1470

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which private sector bank has launched an instant international payment services using RippleNet (Ripple's enterprise blockchain technology solution)?
A
SBI
B
Canara Bank
C
RBI
D
Axis Bank
Question 1 Explanation: 
Private sector bank, Axis Bank has launched an instant international payment services using RippleNet (Ripple's enterprise blockchain technology solution). This facility is currently available for Axis Bank's retail customers in India to receive payments from the UAE-based Rak Bank. Axis Bank's corporate customers in India can also use this facility to receive payments from Standard Chartered, Singapore.
Question 2
In 2006, which country announced that it was withdrawing from test match cricket for 12 months?
A
Australia
B
Pakistan
C
UK
D
Zimbabwe
Question 2 Explanation: 
Zimbabwe
Question 3
The religious statue above Rio de Janeiro stands on what mountain?
A
Corvocado
B
Avocado
C
Pizzicato
D
Muchado
Question 3 Explanation: 
Corvocado
Question 4
What was unusual about Stamata Revithi running the marathon course at the 1896 Olympics, in Athens?
A
She was a paraplegic
B
Female athletes could not compete in "strenuous events"
C
Female athletes were not allowed to compete at all
D
She came alone and did not represent a country
Question 4 Explanation: 
Female athletes were not allowed to compete at all
Question 5
The length of the tropical years (the time interval between successive occurrences of the spring equinox) is decreasing very slowly as a result of
A
small, progressive changes in the earth's rotational speed
B
small, progressive change in earth's orbit around the sun
C
both (a) and (b)
D
None of the above
Question 6
Open Market Operation is used in which sector of economy?
A
Marketing
B
Insurance
C
Banking
D
Agriculture
Question 6 Explanation: 
Banking:Open market operations (OMO) refers to the buying and selling of government securities in the open market in order to expand or contract the amount of money in the banking system, facilitated by the Federal Reserve (Fed).
Question 7
What is the capital of Belize?
A
Asmara
B
Nicosia
C
Gaborone
D
Belmopan
Question 8
Why did the USA Track and Field (known at the time as The Athletics Congress) which governed athletics in the US, organise a meet called the Liberty Bell Classic in 1980 for all US track and field athletes together with those from 29 other countries?
A
To practise new International Olympic Committee rules on track and field
B
Dissatisfaction with the 1980 Olympic Games provision for track and field
C
As trials for the Olympic Games later that year
D
To replace the 1980 Moscow Olympic Games, which the countries had boycotted
Question 8 Explanation: 
To replace the 1980 Moscow Olympic Games, which the countries had boycotted
Question 9
What name is given to the product of mass and velocity?
A
Force
B
Momentum
C
Energy
D
Swing
Question 9 Explanation: 
Momentum
Question 10
What is the honour system founded by Napoleon in 1802 that has five classes including Grand Cross and Officer?
A
Sacre Blues
B
Compagnie de Chevaliers
C
Champs Elysees
D
Legion of Honour
Question 10 Explanation: 
Legion of Honour
Question 11
What is the motto of the Invictus Games?
A
Down But Not Out
B
For Our Warriors
C
Mithras Forever
D
I AM
Question 11 Explanation: 
I AM
Question 12
Which is a Plan analyst for assessing requirements for nutrients for crop production?
A
Crop texture
B
Crop table
C
Crop logging
D
Crop Salinity
Question 12 Explanation: 
Crop logging:Crop logging is a useful tool to keep track of the nutrient status of fruit trees. Crop logging can help extension personnel and farmers diagnose possible nutrient deficiency or toxicity problems and schedule fertilizer practices.
Question 13
Headquarters of NATO is located in which country?
A
Switzerland
B
France
C
Belgium
D
USA
Question 13 Explanation: 
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization(NATO) is an intergovernmental military alliance based on the North Atlantic Treaty which was signed on 4 April 1949.It's headquarters are located in Haren, Brussels, Belgium
Question 14
What is the name of the government-owned corporation that provides the intercity passenger train service in the USA?
A
Ontrack
B
Amtrak
C
Passtrack
D
GoRail
Question 14 Explanation: 
Amtrak
Question 15
Who created the character of Doctor Frankenstein?
A
George Eliot
B
Baroness Orczy
C
Mary Shelley
D
Emily Bronte
Question 15 Explanation: 
Mary Shelley
Question 16
If someone has a BA, they are a Bachelor of what?
A
Arts
B
Architecture
C
Astronomy
D
Agriculture
Question 16 Explanation: 
Arts
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