General knowledge quiz 1474

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Yggdrasil is the immense what, connecting the nine worlds of Norse mythology?
A
Well of life
B
Ash tree
C
Serpent, or dragon
D
Eagle
Question 1 Explanation: 
Ash tree
Question 2
Which bird became extinct in the 17th century?
A
Liverpool Pigeon
B
Great Auk
C
Colombian Grebe
D
Dodo
Question 2 Explanation: 
Dodo
Question 3
Which of these is a supernatural water horse from Celtic folklore that is believed to haunt the rivers and lochs of Scotland and Ireland?
A
Nessie
B
Kelpie
C
Banshee
D
Collie
Question 3 Explanation: 
Kelpie
Question 4
When was the South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation (SAARC) formed?
A
1985
B
1982
C
1986
D
1987
Question 5
What is the name for a vertical division of a window?
A
Mullion
B
Scallion
C
Mullet
D
Scallop
Question 5 Explanation: 
Mullion
Question 6
Who, at the end of her Olympic career in 1964, held the record for winning the most Olympic medals at 18 and the record for most individual medals (14 outside of team events) in Olympic history?
A
Florence Griffith-Joyner
B
Margot Fonteyn
C
Neroli Fairhall
D
Larissa Latynina
Question 6 Explanation: 
Larissa Latynina
Question 7
What is the common name for Chorea, a disease characterised by irregular involuntary movements, commonly found in children?
A
Cerebral palsy
B
Encephalitis
C
Epilepsy
D
St Vitus's Dance
Question 7 Explanation: 
St Vitus's Dance
Question 8
Majlis Watani is the parliament of which country?
A
Sudan
B
Bahrain
C
England
D
Saudi Arabia
Question 8 Explanation: 
Sudan:Sudan (Republic of Sudan) has Bicameral parliament with legislated seats in the Majlis Watani / National Assembly
Question 9
Which of these represents waltz time?
A
3/4
B
3/8
C
4/4
D
5/8
Question 9 Explanation: 
3/4
Question 10
In which ocean are the Scilly Isles?
A
Indian
B
Pacific
C
Atlantic
D
Arctic
Question 10 Explanation: 
Atlantic
Question 11
What 2002 film starred Parminder Nagra, Keira Knightley and Jonathan Rhys Myers?
A
Braveheart
B
Slumdog Millionaire
C
Charlie's Angels
D
Bend It Like Beckham
Question 11 Explanation: 
Bend It Like Beckham
Question 12
Which is used to change the speed of the fan?
A
Resistance
B
Transistor
C
Regulator
D
Accelerator
Question 12 Explanation: 
Regulator:Regulator is used to regulate/control the speed of the fan and provide a convenient environment for the residents.
Question 13
On the Christian calendar, what name is given to the first Sunday after Easter?
A
Whit Sunday
B
Low Sunday
C
Palm Sunday
D
Advent
Question 13 Explanation: 
Low Sunday
Question 14
Which is the capital, and largest city, of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania?
A
Banjul
B
Maseru
C
Nouakchott
D
Conakry
Question 14 Explanation: 
Nouakchott
Question 15
What was the cause of a state of emergency in Kenya from October 1952 to December 1959?
A
The activities of serial killer Charles Quansah
B
Volcanic eruption at Marion Island
C
Severe flooding of the Zambezi River
D
Mau Mau rebellion
Question 15 Explanation: 
Mau Mau rebellion
Question 16
..........means the period for which the securities can not be delivered.
A
Fixed Time Period
B
Shut Period
C
Grace Period
D
Payback Period
Question 16 Explanation: 
During the Shut period there will be no settlements/ delivery of the security. The main purpose of having a shut period is to avoid any change in ownership of securities during the process.
There are 16 questions to complete.

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