General knowledge quiz 1488

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
According to Babylonian legend, who was Thisbe's lover?
A
Oedipus
B
Orestes
C
Pyramus
D
Romeo
Question 1 Explanation: 
Pyramus
Question 2
Which body of water runs through the city of Istanbul?
A
The Bosphorus
B
The River Danube
C
The Gulf of Antalya
D
The Gulf of Aqaba
Question 2 Explanation: 
The Bosphorus
Question 3
Who created the characters of Willy Loman, Joe Keller and Eddie Carbone?
A
Edward Albee
B
Tennessee Williams
C
Arthur Miller
D
Sam Shepard
Question 3 Explanation: 
Arthur Miller
Question 4
Invisible Exports refers the export of..........
A
Goods through smuggling
B
Prohibited Goods
C
Services
D
All of these
Question 4 Explanation: 
Exports such as financial services that are not physical goods or products.
Question 5
Since 1991 what is "OPM" most often used to mean?
A
Organised project management
B
Office of Personal Management
C
Optional prices mode
D
Other people's money
Question 5 Explanation: 
Other people's money
Question 6
Who wrote "Puck Of Pooks Hill", "Soldiers Three", the "Just So Stories" and "Stalky & Co"?
A
Charles Kingsley
B
C S Forrester
C
Robert Louis Stevenson
D
Rudyard Kipling
Question 6 Explanation: 
Rudyard Kipling
Question 7
Sir Thomas Fearnley Cup is awarded to
A
a club or a local sport association for remarkable achievements
B
amateur athlete, not necessarily an Olympian
C
National Olympic Committee for outstanding work
D
None of the above
Question 8
Who among the following also known as 'Lokmanya'?
A
Bal Gangadhar Tilak
B
Jawaharlal Nehru
C
Mahathma Gadhi
D
Lala Lajpat Rai
Question 8 Explanation: 
Bal Gangadhar Tilak, born as Keshav Gangadhar Tilak, was the first leader of the India Independence Movement. He was also conferred with the honorary title of ''Lokmanya'', which literally means ''accepted by the people
Question 9
"Rawhide" was played to a bar full of hostile country music fans in which film?
A
The Good the Bad and the Ugly
B
Easy Rider
C
The Blues Brothers
D
The Gangs of New York
Question 9 Explanation: 
The Blues Brothers
Question 10
Hippocrates who lived in the 5th century BCE is remembered for his work and knowledge in what area?
A
Gladiatorial combat
B
Horse training
C
Politics
D
Medicine
Question 10 Explanation: 
Medicine
Question 11
If The Beatles were listed in a 1969 telephone book, who would be the last to be listed?
A
Ringo
B
Paul
C
George
D
John
Question 11 Explanation: 
Ringo
Question 12
Who wrote "Come friendly bombs and fall on Slough, it isn't fit for humans now"?
A
Philip Larkin
B
Sir John Betjeman
C
Ted Hughes
D
J B Priestley
Question 12 Explanation: 
Sir John Betjeman
Question 13
What events in 2014 led most directly to the renationalisation of Malaysian Airlines?
A
A change of government
B
Decisions at the 2014 World Finance Conference
C
Terrorist threat
D
The loss of two aircraft with a total loss of 537 lives
Question 13 Explanation: 
The loss of two aircraft with a total loss of 537 lives
Question 14
Who were Great Uncle Bulgaria, Tobermory, Orinoco, Bungo, Tomsk, Wellington and Madame Cholet?
A
Teletubbies
B
Wombles
C
Appointees to the UN Security Council, 2001
D
Frequent members of UK Prime Minister Tony Blair's cabinet
Question 14 Explanation: 
Wombles
Question 15
The book titled 'Jihad in My Saffron Garden' is penned by
A
Anurag Kashyap
B
Bandita Ghosh
C
Roxy Arora
D
Prithviraj Chauhan
Question 15 Explanation: 
Roxy Arora:Jihad in My Saffron Garden has been authored by Dr. Roxy Arora.The story of a fearless woman who crusades to restore Kashmiryat to the paradise on earth.
Question 16
Bank Holidays are covered by which of the following?
A
As per the order of the GOI
B
As per the order of the IBA
C
Negotiable Instruments Act
D
RBI Act
Question 16 Explanation: 
Bank Holidays are declared by Central/State Governments/ Union Territory under the Negotiable Instruments (NI) Act, 1881.
There are 16 questions to complete.

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