General knowledge quiz 1560

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Coney Island, the pleasure resort off Long Island, is part of which New York borough?
A
Brooklyn
B
Queens
C
Manhattan
D
Jersey
Question 1 Explanation: 
Brooklyn
Question 2
Who among the following was an eminent painter?
A
Sarada Ukil
B
Uday Shanker
C
V. Shantaram
D
Meherally
Question 3
The headquarters of World Agroforestry Centre is situated in which country?
A
South Korea
B
Norway
C
Kenya
D
China
Question 3 Explanation: 
Kenya:The World Agroforestry Centre, is an international institute headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya, and founded in 1978 as ''International Council for Research in Agroforestry''
Question 4
Who sings the theme song to the UK TV series "One Foot in the Grave"?
A
Eric Idle
B
Dennis Waterman
C
Michael Palin
D
John Sullivan
Question 4 Explanation: 
Eric Idle
Question 5
Which bridge is nearest to the Royal National Theatre on the South Bank of the Thames, London?
A
Tower
B
London
C
Waterloo
D
Westminster
Question 5 Explanation: 
Waterloo
Question 6
Who is the director for "Star Wars Episode VII:The Force Awakens"?
A
George Lucas
B
J.J.Abrams
C
The Coen Brothers
D
Peter Jackson
Question 6 Explanation: 
J.J.Abrams
Question 7
Scurf is another name for what?
A
Scrape mark or abrasion
B
Scurvy
C
Dandruff
D
Sea spray
Question 7 Explanation: 
Dandruff
Question 8
The term 'Tee' is connected with
A
Badminton
B
Golf
C
Bridge
D
Polo
Question 9
Which of these hibernates during the cold months?
A
All
B
Tortoise
C
Gila monster
D
Wood frog
Question 9 Explanation: 
All
Question 10
Gurdeep Singh created three new senior national records at the..........?
A
IWF World Weightlifting Championships 2017
B
World Para Swimming Championship 2017
C
10th Asian Airgun Shooting Championships
D
ITF Futures tennis tournament 2017
Question 10 Explanation: 
IWF World Weightlifting Championships 2017
Question 11
An computer game first released in 1993 and drawing inspiration from Rube Goldberg devices, or Heath Robinson or Storm P thinking, is what?
A
Armadillo Run
B
Contraptions
C
The Incredible Machine
D
Widget Workshop
Question 11 Explanation: 
The Incredible Machine
Question 12
What does Playfair's Theory describe?
A
Glacier action on the surrounding land
B
The relationship between a river valley and the size of the stream or river that runs through it
C
The workable proportion between height and width in 18th century monumental architecture
D
The definition of parallel lines
Question 12 Explanation: 
The relationship between a river valley and the size of the stream or river that runs through it
Question 13
Bank lends to Micro Finance Institutions and is considered as finance to..........
A
Priority Sector
B
Secondary Sector
C
Tertiary Sector
D
All of these
Question 13 Explanation: 
Categories under priority sector are Agriculture, Export Credit, Education, Housing but recently, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has revamped priority sector lending (PSL) norms. Now, loans to sectors such as social infrastructure, renewable energy and medium enterprises will also be treated as PSL.
Question 14
Which of these people was related to Diana, Princess of Wales, by marriage?
A
Barbara Cartland, author
B
Jeffrey Archer, author, politician
C
Jeremy Spencer, guitarist for "Fleetwood Mac"
D
Edmund Spenser, poet
Question 14 Explanation: 
Barbara Cartland, author
Question 15
The largest production of mica in Asia is from
A
Indonesia
B
Malaysia
C
Myanmar
D
India
Question 16
How many fence posts are required to surround a field that is 12 metres square, if a post must be provided every metre?
A
48
B
47
C
24
D
25
Question 16 Explanation: 
48
There are 16 questions to complete.

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