General knowledge quiz 1530

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The major events of Pre-Cambrian era include
A
formation of crust, continents and oceans
B
formation of crust, birth of oldest known rock, origin of life
C
formation of present day atmosphere
D
All of the above.
Question 2
Which of these won Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Comedy Series for 1994 to 1998 inclusive?
A
Crane Fly
B
Joe Frasier
C
Doctor... Who?
D
Frasier
Question 2 Explanation: 
Frasier
Question 3
Which of these is a treatment used to combat mental illnesses such as depression and schizophrenia?
A
Radiology
B
Electro Cardiography
C
Electro Encephalography
D
Electric Convulsive Therapy
Question 3 Explanation: 
Electric Convulsive Therapy
Question 4
Which US state was the first to secede from the Union, in 1860, leading to the American Civil War?
A
Maine
B
California
C
South Carolina
D
New York
Question 4 Explanation: 
South Carolina
Question 5
Which of these waterfalls is on the border between the USA and Canada?
A
Niagara Falls
B
Victoria Falls
C
Angel Falls
D
Rhine Falls
Question 5 Explanation: 
Niagara Falls
Question 6
The Southfork Ranch featured in which TV series?
A
Bonanza
B
Dallas
C
Falcon Crest
D
Little House on the Prairie
Question 6 Explanation: 
Dallas
Question 7
Who wrote "Treasure Island", "Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde", "Kidnapped" and "The Master of Ballantrae"?
A
Alexandre Dumas
B
Joseph Conrad
C
Robert Louis Stevenson
D
Daniel Defoe
Question 7 Explanation: 
Robert Louis Stevenson
Question 8
To foil something, in the sense of stopping or frustrating it, comes from an old French word and in turn from a Latin word denoting what activity?
A
Fencing with weapons
B
Fulling, i.e. tramping to scour and thicken woollen cloth
C
Hunting
D
Gilding
Question 8 Explanation: 
Fulling, i.e. tramping to scour and thicken woollen cloth
Question 9
Who discovered the insulin for diabetes?
A
Frederick Banting
B
Benjamin Franklin
C
Alexander Fleming
D
Ernest Rutherford
Question 9 Explanation: 
Frederick Banting:Canadian physician Frederick Banting and medical student Charles H. Best discovered the hormone insulin in pancreatic extracts of dogs. On July 30, 1921, they injected the hormone into a diabetic dog and found that it effectively lowered the dog's blood glucose levels to normal.
Question 10
At the time of Emergency, the Indian State become unitary from..........
A
Semi Federal
B
Federal
C
Unitary
D
Quasi-federal
Question 10 Explanation: 
Quasi-federal:Professor K.C. Wheare, who regards the American constitution as the model of a true federation has described the Indian constitution as 'quasi federal', that is 'a unitary state with subsidiary federal features rather than a federal state with subsidiary unitary features
Question 11
Big Daddy Pollitt is a character in which Tennessee Williams play?
A
In Masks Outrageous and Austere
B
A Streetcar Named Desire
C
The Glass Menagerie
D
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Question 11 Explanation: 
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Question 12
The banking sector accounting for more than how many percentage of the total assets held by the financial system?
A
72
B
64
C
56
D
48
Question 12 Explanation: 
64:The financial sector in India is predominantly a banking sector with commercial banks accounting for more than 64 per cent of the total assets held by the financial system.
Question 13
Which of these is a very good hand in the game of cribbage?
A
4 fives and a Jack
B
A Jack and an ace
C
A three, a seven, a six and a King
D
Ace to 10 of hearts
Question 13 Explanation: 
4 fives and a Jack
Question 14
Which of the following is the EPFO's apex decision making body?
A
PFC
B
PFRDA
C
CBT
D
SIDBI
Question 14 Explanation: 
The EPFO's apex decision making body is the Central Board of Trustees (CBT)
Question 15
Which e-sport invitation-only annual world championship was first held in August 2002 in Seattle, USA?
A
World of Warcraft
B
League of Legends
C
Pokemon
D
Formula 1
Question 15 Explanation: 
Pokemon
Question 16
Andre-Jacques Garnerin carried out what feat on 22 October 1797 at Parc Monceau, Paris?
A
Made the first jump with a silk parachute
B
Cured a sheep with foot and mouth disease
C
Flew a balloon above 10, 000 metres
D
Gave the first blood transfusion
Question 16 Explanation: 
Made the first jump with a silk parachute
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