General knowledge quiz 1517

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which group in a TV series were on the run for "a crime they didn't commit"?
A
The A Team
B
The Partridge Family
C
The Goodies
D
The Untouchables
Question 1 Explanation: 
The A Team
Question 2
Approximately how many years ago is it thought that humans (of the species homo sapiens) arrived on the Australian continent?
A
12, 000
B
6, 000
C
At least 50, 000
D
240, 000
Question 2 Explanation: 
At least 50, 000
Question 3
Rod Blagojevich was alleged to have solicited personal benefit in exchange for an appointment to the US Senate after Barack Obama resigned because he had been elected President of the USA. He was the Governor of which US state?
A
Iowa
B
Illinois
C
Florida
D
Ohio
Question 3 Explanation: 
Illinois
Question 4
Which Canadian-born bandleader and violinist formed The Royal Canadians in 1924 with his brothers Carmen, Lebert and Victor?
A
Paul Whiteman
B
Guy Lombardo
C
Charles "Buddy"Bolden
D
Benny Goodman
Question 4 Explanation: 
Guy Lombardo
Question 5
Who created the English schoolboy hero "Jennings"?
A
Anthony Buckeridge
B
Captain W. E. Johns
C
Richmal Crompton
D
Enid Blyton
Question 5 Explanation: 
Anthony Buckeridge
Question 6
Where is the home of kulintang?
A
India and Sri Lanka
B
Regions of the Eastern Malay Archipelago
C
Vietnam
D
Mongolia
Question 6 Explanation: 
Regions of the Eastern Malay Archipelago
Question 7
Who carried out his early experiments at Villa Grifone, Bologna, Italy, with his brother Alfonso?
A
Guglielmo Marconi
B
Thomas Edison
C
Alexander Graham Bell
D
John Logie Baird
Question 7 Explanation: 
Guglielmo Marconi
Question 8
Entities, seeking approval/authorisation from the RBI for issuance of PPIs should have a minimum positive net worth of..........
A
Rs. 10 Crore
B
Rs. 15 Crore
C
Rs. 20 Crore
D
Rs. 25 Crore
Question 9
Joe Calzaghe, known as "The Pride of Wales", was a boxing world champion in which category?
A
Welterweight
B
Lightweight
C
Heavyweight
D
Super middleweight
Question 9 Explanation: 
Super middleweight
Question 10
How can the land to the west of the Gulf of California be described?
A
Island
B
Cape
C
Peninsula
D
Continental mass
Question 10 Explanation: 
Peninsula
Question 11
In June 2009, who was found dead in his room at the Swissotel Nai Lert Park Hotel in Bangkok, where he had gone to begin work on his role in the film "Stretch"?
A
John Carradine
B
David Carradine
C
Clint Eastwood
D
John Travolta
Question 11 Explanation: 
David Carradine
Question 12
Who is the first Indian woman to win an Asian Games gold in 400m run?
A
M.L.Valsamma
B
P.T.Usha
C
Kamaljit Sandhu
D
K.Malleshwari
Question 13
"Kraal" is an Afrikaans and South African English word for what?
A
An enclosure for livestock
B
A jazz singer who plays the piano
C
Fish basket
D
A bird from the partridge family
Question 13 Explanation: 
An enclosure for livestock
Question 14
In the Olympic shot put competition, what is the weight of the men's shot?
A
4 kilograms (8.82 pounds)
B
7.26 kilograms (16 pounds)
C
14.52 kilograms (32 pounds)
D
24 kilograms (52.92 pounds)
Question 14 Explanation: 
7.26 kilograms (16 pounds)
Question 15
Who is the MD and CEO of Maharashtra based YES Bank?
A
Shikha Sharma
B
Aditya Puri
C
Rakesh Sharma
D
Rana Kapoor
Question 15 Explanation: 
Rana Kapoor is the Managing Director & CEO of YES BANK. Headquarters:Maharashtra Tagline:Experience our Expertise
Question 16
What was the only painting that Vincent van Gogh sold while he was alive?
A
Red Vineyard
B
Sunflowers
C
The Starry Night
D
Irises
Question 16 Explanation: 
Red Vineyard
There are 16 questions to complete.

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