General knowledge quiz 1543

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Who wrote numerous short stories and plays and the novels "Of Human Bondage", "The Moon And Sixpence" and "Cakes And Ale"?
A
Ralph Waldo Emerson
B
Graham Greene
C
Edgar Allen Poe
D
Somerset Maugham
Question 1 Explanation: 
Somerset Maugham
Question 2
The government has identified how many cities under PMAY?
A
310
B
270
C
300
D
305
Question 2 Explanation: 
305:Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) is a vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India where all facilities will provide in a place. The government has identified 305 cities and towns have been identified in 9 states for beginning construction of houses for urban poor.
Question 3
Which of these is a character in "The Tempest"?
A
Iago
B
Falstaff
C
Ophelia
D
Caliban
Question 3 Explanation: 
Caliban
Question 4
What does a draper usually sell?
A
Blinds
B
Fashion design skills
C
Coffin covers
D
Weaving looms
Question 4 Explanation: 
Fashion design skills
Question 5
Which of the following is the wholly-owned subsidiary of the Reserve Bank of India?
A
DICGC
B
NHB
C
NABRAD
D
All of these
Question 5 Explanation: 
All of these:DICGC, NABRAD and NHB are the wholly-owned subsidiary of the Reserve Bank of India
Question 6
The Sargasso Sea, where ocean water is distinctive for its deep blue color and exceptional clarity with underwater visibility of up to 200 feet, is in which ocean?
A
Arctic
B
Pacific
C
Indian
D
Atlantic
Question 6 Explanation: 
Atlantic
Question 7
Which of these is a breed of dog?
A
Average Belgian
B
Great Dane
C
Good Berliner
D
Tiny Swede
Question 7 Explanation: 
Great Dane
Question 8
What does the Latin phrase "ad infinitum" mean?
A
Forever
B
Merely a formality
C
Repeat the above
D
Delete
Question 8 Explanation: 
Forever
Question 9
India's latest FIFA ranking is..........in March 2017
A
132
B
123
C
130
D
121
Question 9 Explanation: 
132
Question 10
Helen of Troy is particularly known in American and French thoroughbred horseracing circles for what?
A
It was the nickname for attractive and major prize-winning jockey Francine Villeneuve
B
She was adopted as the symbol for Idle Hour Farm, prominent in racing circles
C
Her name was use for a severe classical style of riding gear for women in the 1920s
D
She was the dam of La Troienne, who was imported to the USA and became dam of 10 race winners
Question 10 Explanation: 
She was the dam of La Troienne, who was imported to the USA and became dam of 10 race winners
Question 11
What is an epic poem from Ancient Iraq, originally titled "He who Saw the Deep" or "Surpassing All Other Kings", of which the most complete version exists on 12 clay tablets in the library collection of the 7th century BCE Assyrian king Ashurbanipal?
A
The Canterbury Tales
B
The Iliad
C
The Epic of Gilgamesh
D
The Dead Sea Scrolls
Question 11 Explanation: 
The Epic of Gilgamesh
Question 12
Who was awarded Israel's 2018 Genesis Prize in recognition of her commitment to social causes and deep connection to her Jewish and Israeli roots?
A
Michael Bloomberg
B
Michael Douglas
C
Natalie Portman
D
Itzhak Perlman
Question 12 Explanation: 
Organisers announced that, Natalie Portman has been awarded Israel's 2018 Genesis Prize in recognition of her commitment to social causes and deep connection to her Jewish and Israeli roots. The Genesis Prize is granted each year to a person recognised as an inspiration to the next generation of Jews through professional achievement and commitment to Jewish values. It consists of $1 million cash. Natalie Portman is an Oscar award winning actress. She was born in Israel and moved to the United States as a young girl. She won the 2011 Best Actress Academy Award.
Question 13
Which of these is a lake in Venezuela?
A
Montezuma
B
Titicaca
C
Victoria
D
Maracaibo
Question 13 Explanation: 
Maracaibo
Question 14
Gabriele Susanne Kerner, singer-songwriter, actress, and comedienne, scored an international hit with what song in 1983?
A
Time After Time
B
Slowdive
C
99 Luftballons
D
Get It Right
Question 14 Explanation: 
99 Luftballons
Question 15
Sajnakhali Wildlife Sanctuary located in which state?
A
Nagaland
B
Maharashtra
C
Mizoram
D
West Bengal
Question 16
What was the original name of the ship, the Golden Hind, used by Francis Drake to circumnavigate the globe?
A
Pingu
B
Puff Daddy
C
Pelican
D
Petunia Clark
Question 16 Explanation: 
Pelican
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