General knowledge quiz 1562

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
In England, what name was given to 11 May 1866, when the banking firm of Overend, Gurney and Co failed, with liabilities of over Pound 11 million?
A
Black Friday
B
Overend Monday
C
Bloody Sunday
D
Pancake Tuesday
Question 1 Explanation: 
Black Friday
Question 2
Which of the following South African cities is a port?
A
Bloemfontein
B
Pretoria
C
Durban
D
Johannesburg
Question 2 Explanation: 
Durban
Question 3
Ramon Emeterio Betances, Segundo Ruiz Belvis and Francisco Ramirez Medina were revolutionaries who attempted to free Puerto Rico from rule by which country?
A
England
B
USA
C
Portugal
D
Spain
Question 3 Explanation: 
Spain
Question 4
Who is being spoken about with the Shakespearean line "Frailty, thy name is woman"?
A
Juliet
B
Lady Macbeth
C
Hamlet's mother
D
Goneril
Question 4 Explanation: 
Hamlet's mother
Question 5
India's internal trade in Goods & Services is what per cent of GDP?
A
60%
B
45%
C
50%
D
85%
Question 6
Who painted mostly in egg tempera, is best known for "Christina's World", and whose common subject was Helga Testorf?
A
Pablo Picasso
B
Andrew Wyeth
C
Norman Bluhm
D
Richard Diebenkorn
Question 6 Explanation: 
Andrew Wyeth
Question 7
Financial stability board (FSB) was setup in which year?
A
2009
B
2010
C
2001
D
2010
Question 7 Explanation: 
2009:Financial stability board (FSB) was setup in 2009. It is an international body affiliated with G20. Purpose:Monitor Global financial system. HQ:Basel, Switzerland.
Question 8
Turtle gyre is related to which Ocean?
A
North Pacific Ocean
B
South Pacific Ocean
C
North Atlantic Ocean
D
South Atlantic Ocean
Question 8 Explanation: 
North Pacific Ocean:Turtle gyre gets it name from the fact that turtles in pacific ocean, grow old as they come from one land part to another as the Pacific Ocean is so huge
Question 9
Torres Strait Islander Eddie Mabo became famous in Australian history for his role in campaigning for what?
A
Prohibition
B
Land rights
C
Votes for indigenous people
D
Fishing rights
Question 9 Explanation: 
Land rights
Question 10
Who, in 2003, received the Pritzker Prize, architecture's highest honour, for the Sydney Opera House, a multi-venue performing arts centre on Bennelong Point in Sydney, Australia?
A
Frank Lloyd Wright
B
Sir Basil Spence
C
Le Corbusier
D
Jorn Utzon
Question 10 Explanation: 
Jorn Utzon
Question 11
Azimuthal Quantum Number(l) has values..........
A
0 to n
B
n-1
C
n
D
0 to n-1
Question 11 Explanation: 
0 to n-1:Azimuthal Quantum Number(l) has values 0 to n-1 It describes the subshells and orbital angular momentum of each electron
Question 12
When was the city Rome found by Romulus?
A
753 BC
B
604 BC
C
660 BC
D
None of the above
Question 13
Who was a British dog trainer, author and television personality who introduced the catch-phrases "walkies" and "sit!" in her 1980 television series?
A
Barbara Woodhouse
B
Margaret Church
C
Rosemary Outhouse
D
Jennifer Chapel
Question 13 Explanation: 
Barbara Woodhouse
Question 14
My Story is an autobiography of which cricket player?
A
Brett Lee
B
Michael Clarke
C
Shane Lee
D
Chris Adams
Question 14 Explanation: 
Former Australia captain Michael Clarke has launched his autobiography named 'My Story' in Kolkata in the presence of former Indian cricketer Saurav Ganguly. This book was triggered by how he was affected by Phil Hughes' death when India were touring Australia in 2014-15.
Question 15
In 1827 which two great figures of the Romantic Age died in Europe?
A
Frederic Chopin and Jean-Jacques Rousseau
B
Francisco Goya and J. M. W. Turner
C
William Blake and Ludwig van Beethoven
D
Victor Hugo and Felix Mendelssohn
Question 15 Explanation: 
William Blake and Ludwig van Beethoven
Question 16
Who was the only woman in Lenin's government, played a major role in organising mass movements of working-class women and peasants, was the second leader of Zhenotdel, and was the author of much of the social legislation of the early Soviet republic?
A
Nadezhda Krupskaia
B
Inessa Armand
C
Nina Khrushchev
D
Alexandra Kollontai
Question 16 Explanation: 
Alexandra Kollontai
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