General knowledge quiz 1588

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
According to Forbes survey, Who is the Highest-Paid Athlete of All Time?
A
Cristiano Ronaldo
B
Michael Jordan
C
Lionel Messi
D
Andrew Luck
Question 1 Explanation: 
In the latest list of Highest-Paid Athlete of All Time, released by Forbes, retired Basketball Legend Michael Jordan has been named as the highest-paid athlete of all time. Michael Jordan who is 54 years old has $1.7 billion in the bank. Former world number one golfer Tiger Woods has secured the second spot, with $1.7 billionpretax. Late America golfer Arnold Palmer is at number 3 with $1.4 billion to his name. He is followed by retired golfer Jack Nicklaus with $1.2 billion.
Question 2
Magsaysay awards are named after Ramon Magsaysay, ..........who was known for his land reform programme to defuse communist insurgency.
A
President of the Philippines
B
President of the Spain
C
President of the Scotland
D
President of the Malaysia
Question 3
What does the number of protons in the nucleus of an atom relate directly to?
A
Its atomic number
B
The number of neutrons it has
C
Its size
D
Its willingness to form compounds
Question 3 Explanation: 
Its atomic number
Question 4
How many states are part of the North Eastern Council?
A
4
B
7
C
6
D
8
Question 4 Explanation: 
8:The North Eastern Council is the nodal agency for the economic and social development of the North Eastern Region which consists of the eight States of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura.
Question 5
The first battle of Tarain was held in..........
A
1191
B
1196
C
1193
D
1195
Question 5 Explanation: 
1191:The Battles of Tarain, also known as the Battles of Taraori, were fought in 1191 and 1192 near the town of Tarain, near Thanesar in present-day Haryana.
Question 6
Which part of the body would be treated if the patient was suffering from laryngitis?
A
Feet
B
Eyes
C
Back
D
Throat
Question 6 Explanation: 
Throat
Question 7
When was the gambling casino, Monte Carlo, first opened in Monaco?
A
1878
B
1863
C
1881
D
1856
Question 7 Explanation: 
1856
Question 8
Sake is fermented from what?
A
Wheat
B
Rice
C
Turnips
D
Coconuts
Question 8 Explanation: 
Rice
Question 9
Which is the highest gallantry award in India?
A
Param Vishishtat Seva Medal
B
Param Vir Chakra
C
Kirti Chakra
D
Vir Chakra
Question 9 Explanation: 
The Param Vir Chakra (PVC) is India's highest military decoration awarded for the highest degree of valour or self-sacrifice in the presence of the enemy, similar to the British Victoria Cross, US Medal of Honor, Pakistani Nishan-e-Haider, or French Legion of Honor or Russian Cross of St. George.
Question 10
President of India Shri Pranab Mukherjee has recently approved Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Act, 2015. It will amend which act?
A
Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1969
B
Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996
C
Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1965
D
Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1989
Question 10 Explanation: 
President of India Shri Pranab Mukherjee has recently approved Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Act, 2015.Law Commission of India (LCI) in its 246th Report had recommended various amendments in Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 in order to pave way for India to become a hub of International Commercial Arbitration.
Question 11
Who composed the music for the 1979 musical "Sweeney Todd"?
A
Leonard Bernstein
B
Stephen Sondheim
C
George Gershwin
D
Philip Glass
Question 11 Explanation: 
Stephen Sondheim
Question 12
What was George Michael's first number 1 solo single in the UK, which was credited to "Wham! featuring George Michael" in the USA?
A
Careless Whisper
B
Accidental Phrase
C
Dropped Aside
D
Slovenly Tirade
Question 12 Explanation: 
Careless Whisper
Question 13
Vegetarian festival celebrated in which country?
A
Indonesia
B
Singapore
C
Thailand
D
China
Question 13 Explanation: 
Thailand:The Chinese vegetarian festival celebrated with extreme piercings on the island of Phuket and across Thailand.
Question 14
Union Minister of Human Resource Development is..........
A
Shri Thawar Chand Gehlot
B
Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
C
Shri Ananth kumar
D
Shri Prakash Javadekar
Question 15
What was the purpose of explorer Captain James Cook's last voyage in 1776?
A
Claim possession for Britain of as many Pacific islands as possible
B
Observe the transit of Venus
C
Investigate volcanic activity on the Hawaiian islands
D
Discover a northern passage between the Pacific and the Atlantic
Question 15 Explanation: 
Discover a northern passage between the Pacific and the Atlantic
Question 16
What is the name for the fluid content of the blood?
A
Metabolism
B
Platelets
C
Plasma
D
Ectoplasm
Question 16 Explanation: 
Plasma
There are 16 questions to complete.

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