General knowledge quiz 1609

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of these comes closest to the meaning of the French phrase "Billet doux"?
A
Love letter
B
Return ticket
C
Bed and breakfast
D
Overdue invoice
Question 1 Explanation: 
Love letter
Question 2
What was ticking usually used for?
A
Catching fish
B
Putting on bedding
C
Covering the floor
D
Drawing graphs
Question 2 Explanation: 
Putting on bedding
Question 3
Which of these is a British medal instituted in 1886 awarded to officers of the army, navy and air force?
A
DFC
B
DCM
C
DSO
D
DSC
Question 3 Explanation: 
DSO
Question 4
In 2009 Iceland underwent its greatest emigrations since 1887, as a result of what?
A
All three major banks collapsed and the country teetered on bankruptcy
B
The cod harvests failed
C
A targetted immigration marketing campaign by Russia
D
An excess of volcanic eruptions
Question 4 Explanation: 
All three major banks collapsed and the country teetered on bankruptcy
Question 5
What is the range of missile 'Akash'?
A
4 km
B
25 km
C
500 m to 9 km
D
150 km
Question 6
Which state was conferred with the award for outstanding work in the field of e-governance at the 'State of the States Conclave 2016'?
A
Rajasthan
B
Maharashtra
C
Haryana
D
Kerala
Question 6 Explanation: 
The award was presented to aprreciate the work done in the field of e-governance in the past two years in Haryana. Under 'One-State One-View' initiative, an integrated SRDB (State Residents Data base) has been created. It will ensure de-duplication of records.
Question 7
CAD is a measurement of a country's trade where the value of the goods and services it imports exceeds the value of the goods and services it exports. In CAD, C Stands for..........
A
Cash
B
Capital
C
Country
D
Current
Question 7 Explanation: 
CAD-Current Account Deficit
Question 8
The documentary film "This Is It" centred around the backstage preparations for a tour by which pop star?
A
Paul McCartney
B
Ozzy Osbourne
C
Michael Jackson
D
David Bowie
Question 8 Explanation: 
Michael Jackson
Question 9
Irish-born Colonel Thomas Blood is best known for what activity in 1671?
A
Piracy off the Irish coast
B
Leading settlers through the Appalachian Mountains
C
Trying to steal the Crown Jewels from the Tower of London
D
Sailing around the world
Question 9 Explanation: 
Trying to steal the Crown Jewels from the Tower of London
Question 10
On the table for which gambling game would you see the words Passe, Pair, Manque, Impair and pictures of black and red diamonds?
A
Chemin de Fer
B
Baccarat
C
Roulette
D
Craps
Question 10 Explanation: 
Roulette
Question 11
Which of these is a small, air-operated tool that sprays various media including ink and dye, and most often paint, by a process of nebulization?
A
Gaspbrush
B
Puffbrush
C
Airbrush
D
Whooshbrush
Question 11 Explanation: 
Airbrush
Question 12
Which of the following is not a member of G-15?
A
Pakistan
B
Malaysia
C
Indonesia
D
India
Question 13
Before 1972, what was Sri Lanka known as?
A
East Pakistan
B
Burma
C
Ceylon
D
Persia
Question 13 Explanation: 
Ceylon
Question 14
The objective of India's space programme was
A
mass communication and education via satellite
B
survey and management of natural resources
C
development of indigenous satellites and satellite launch vehicles
D
All of the above
Question 15
Which Vitamin requires Cobalt for its activity?
A
Vitamin B12
B
Vitamin B4
C
Vitamin A
D
Vitamin B10
Question 15 Explanation: 
Vitamin B12:Although Cobalt has little direct activity of its own in the body, it is anintegral component of Vitamin B12
Question 16
Leo Joseph Ryan Jr., the first US congressman to be killed in the line of duty, was murdered where?
A
Guyana
B
Venezuela
C
Philippines
D
Berlin
Question 16 Explanation: 
Guyana
There are 16 questions to complete.

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