General knowledge quiz 1601

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of these is a reversible figured fabric of silk, wool, linen, cotton, or synthetic fibres, with a pattern formed by weaving?
A
Damask
B
Tulle
C
Tashkent
D
Astana
Question 1 Explanation: 
Damask
Question 2
What year did South African golfer Gary Player first win the PGA Championship?
A
1965
B
1959
C
1961
D
1962
Question 2 Explanation: 
1962
Question 3
What operatic extravaganza, the first collaboration between dramatist W. S. Gilbert and composer Arthur Sullivan that was never published, premiered in London at the Gaiety Theatre on 26 December 1871 and closed on 8 March 1872, after 63 performances?
A
Thespis, or The Gods Grown Old
B
Castle Adamant
C
A Maiden's Prayer
D
Bunthorne's Bride
Question 3 Explanation: 
Thespis, or The Gods Grown Old
Question 4
Which of the following is a Manipuri version of Hockey?
A
Khong Kangjei
B
Hiyang Tanaba
C
Yubi Lakpi
D
None of above
Question 5
In 1957 the inaugural Uber Cup, the most important women's badminton team competition in the world, was won by competitors from which country?
A
Malaya
B
India
C
Denmark
D
USA
Question 5 Explanation: 
USA
Question 6
Which of these is an English artist who became famous for his humorous drawings, especially of machines and other contraptions?
A
Heath Robinson
B
Aubrey Beardsley
C
M. C. Escher
D
Henry Moore
Question 6 Explanation: 
Heath Robinson
Question 7
Indian School of Mines is located in
A
Dhanbad
B
Asansol
C
Tatanagar
D
Rourkela
Question 8
Which is the largest fresh water lake in Asia & India?
A
Wular Lake, Kashmir
B
Kolleru Lake, Andhra Pradesh
C
Chika lake, Orissa
D
Vembanad, Kerala
Question 8 Explanation: 
Wular Lake, Kashmir
Question 9
The sinking, approximately 200 miles off Hampton Roads, Virginia, of which steamship on 12 November 1928, with a loss of over 100 lives, particularly of women and children after it was abandoned, had a major impact on the second International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea in 1929?
A
Titanic
B
Vestris
C
Lusitania
D
Reuben James
Question 9 Explanation: 
Vestris
Question 10
The Shadow Banking are banking like activities offered by
A
Ministry of Finance
B
Reserve Bank of India
C
Non banking financial intermediaries
D
Government of India
Question 10 Explanation: 
Non banking financial intermediaries:SHADOW BANKING are banking like activities offered by Non banking financial intermediaries. Their existence outside the regulatory ambit poses a threat to financial system.
Question 11
You Want to Know About the Environment is the book by..........
A
Sunita Narain
B
VandanaShiva
C
Bijal Vachharajani
D
Majid Husain
Question 11 Explanation: 
Bijal Vachharajani:The book titled So You Want to Know About the Environment by Bijal Vachharajani.It is deal with climate change, food, waste and much more.
Question 12
Which sport, originated by native Americans and introduced to England in 1867, is played with a stick with a net on one end by 12 players per side on a field around 100 to 150 yards long?
A
Lacrosse
B
Quoits
C
Petanque
D
Skittles
Question 12 Explanation: 
Lacrosse
Question 13
As reported in the November 2016 issue of the international science journal, Nature, what animals particularly like being tickled?
A
Horses
B
Mice
C
Hedgehogs
D
Rats
Question 13 Explanation: 
Rats
Question 14
Who released an album called "Don't Shoot Me, I'm Only the Piano Player" in 1973?
A
Liberace
B
Bill Joel
C
Elton John
D
Diana Krall
Question 14 Explanation: 
Elton John
Question 15
Which of these is a type of trousers associated with golf?
A
Times threes
B
Minus twos
C
Plus fours
D
Divided fives
Question 15 Explanation: 
Plus fours
Question 16
Which is the first country to leave International Criminal Court?
A
Algeria
B
Libya
C
Nigeria
D
Burundi
Question 16 Explanation: 
African country Burundi has withdrawn from International Criminal Court (ICC) with effect from October 27, 2017 and has thus become the first nation to do so. International Criminal Court is an international tribunal (located in Hague, Netherlands) having authority to prosecute individuals for the international crimes of genocide, crimes against humanity, and war crimes. In recent years, governments of three African countries, South Africa, Gambia and Burundi expressed their intent to leave ICC citing the reason that it focuses too much on African nations.
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