General knowledge quiz 1486

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of the following is an investment advisory discipline?
A
Corporate Industrial Finance
B
Offshore Banking
C
Wholesale Banking
D
Wealth Management
Question 1 Explanation: 
Wealth management as an investment-advisory discipline incorporates financial planning, investment portfolio management and a number of aggregated financial services. High-net-worth individuals (HNWIs), small-business owners and families who desire the assistance of a credentialed financial advisory specialist call upon wealth managers to coordinate retail banking, estate planning, legal resources, tax professionals and investment management.
Question 2
Which 17th century French philosopher, mathematician, scientist, and writer showed, by using geometric construction and the law of refraction, that the angular radius of a rainbow is 42 degrees?
A
Nicholas Mercator
B
Rene Descartes
C
Johannes Kepler
D
Isaac Newton
Question 2 Explanation: 
Rene Descartes
Question 3
From 1960 to 1979, where was the largest stained glass installation in the world?
A
Dryden High School, USA
B
Jewish National and University Library, Jerusalem
C
American Airlines' Terminal 8, Kennedy International Airport, New York City
D
Rio de Janeiro Cathedral, Brazil
Question 3 Explanation: 
American Airlines' Terminal 8, Kennedy International Airport, New York City
Question 4
Who defeated the British army in 1879 at the Battle of Isandlwana?
A
Russians
B
Zulus
C
Boers
D
Turks
Question 4 Explanation: 
Zulus
Question 5
In which year was MIDI introduced?
A
1987
B
1983
C
1973
D
1977
Question 6
What is the name for the point in the lunar orbit when the moon is nearest to the earth?
A
Golligee
B
Apogee
C
Negligee
D
Perigee
Question 6 Explanation: 
Perigee
Question 7
Which of these mountain ranges is not found in New Guinea?
A
Owen Stanley Ranges
B
Nassau Range
C
Musgrave Ranges
D
Bismarck Ranges
Question 7 Explanation: 
Musgrave Ranges
Question 8
Which phosphorus is kept in water?
A
White
B
Red
C
Violet
D
Green
Question 8 Explanation: 
Yellow:Phosphorus exists in four or more allotropic forms:white (or yellow), red, and black (or violet). White phosphorus should be kept under water, as it is dangerously reactive in air, and it should be handled with forceps, as contact with the skin may cause severe burns.
Question 9
Who was the nephew of Emperor Franz Joseph of Austria and heir to the throne, who renounced his children's right to succession in order to make a morganatic marriage with Countess Sophie Chotek and was assassinated with her in Bosnia in 1914?
A
Otto Ferdinand
B
Franz Karl
C
Otto Joseph
D
Franz Ferdinand
Question 9 Explanation: 
Franz Ferdinand
Question 10
Busby Berkeley was famous for his contribution to elaborately staged extravagant scenes in film musicals, mainly between the 1920s to 1940s, as what?
A
Choreographer
B
Librettist
C
Composer
D
Costume designer
Question 10 Explanation: 
Choreographer
Question 11
Which participants are qualified to compete at the Lusophony Games?
A
Athletes from Portuguese-speaking countries and territories
B
Portuguese-speaking chess players
C
Children whose parents or grandparents speak Portuguese or are linked to Portuguese culture
D
Athletes in Portugal
Question 11 Explanation: 
Athletes from Portuguese-speaking countries and territories
Question 12
One day you wake with a sore throat and a runny nose. Your doctor takes a swab from your throat, sends it to a lab, and telephones you the next day to say that antibiotic will not help you get better. Which of the following is the most likely reason for the doctor's statement?
A
Having waited a day, it is too late to take an antibiotic
B
You need an antiseptic, not an antibiotic
C
You need to be vaccinated instead of taking an antibiotic
D
You are infected by a virus
Question 13
A Shareholder has been defined by..........
A
Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934
B
Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881
C
Indian Contract Act, 1872
D
The companies act, 1956
Question 13 Explanation: 
The Companies Act, 1956 ''Small Shareholder'' means a shareholder holding shares of nominal value of twenty thousand rupees or less in a public company to which section 252 of the Act applies.
Question 14
When the Olympic flame is about to be taken to the venue for the next Olympic Games, it is lit in which city?
A
Rome
B
Athens
C
London
D
Paris
Question 14 Explanation: 
Athens
Question 15
Which of these is an American motorcycle manufacturer founded in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, during the first decade of the 20th century?
A
Buell
B
Indian
C
Harley Davidson
D
KTM
Question 15 Explanation: 
Harley Davidson
Question 16
Which of these is a 1948 novel by Alan Paton which is set in South Africa?
A
On the Beach
B
Cry, the Beloved Country
C
A River Runs Through It
D
Topkapi
Question 16 Explanation: 
Cry, the Beloved Country
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