General knowledge quiz 1641

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What was the name of two tyrants who ruled Syracuse in the 2nd century BC?
A
Mars
B
Jupiter
C
Dionysius
D
Quirinus
Question 1 Explanation: 
Dionysius
Question 2
In 1998 the Iroquois nation sent its first team to the world championships of which sport?
A
Polo
B
Archery
C
Lacrosse
D
Javelin
Question 2 Explanation: 
Lacrosse
Question 3
Where is the Palazzo Farnese (the Farnese Palace), in which, in Puccini's opera "Tosca", the heroine confronts Scarpia, the malevolent Chief of Police?
A
Rome
B
Venice
C
Vienna
D
Turin
Question 3 Explanation: 
Rome
Question 4
Which of these has the highest annual alcohol consumption per capita?
A
Germany
B
United Kingdom
C
Ireland
D
France
Question 4 Explanation: 
Ireland
Question 5
Which of these places is closest to Perth, Australia?
A
Mumbai, India
B
Beijing, China
C
Tokyo, Japan
D
Bangkok, Thailand
Question 5 Explanation: 
Bangkok, Thailand
Question 6
Which of these are characters from the TV series "Lost"?
A
Angela, Chase, Maggie, Lance, Julia, Emma, Melissa, Samantha, Cole & Richard
B
J.R., Bobby, Sue Ellen, Pamela, Jock, "Miss Ellie" & Lucy
C
Sawyer, Locke, Ben, Sayid, Libby, Sun, Jin, Claire, Hurley, Juliet, Bernard, Rose & Vincent
D
Tom, Joan, "Abby", David, Mary, Joanie, Nancy, Elizabeth, Tommy & Nicholas Bradford
Question 6 Explanation: 
Sawyer, Locke, Ben, Sayid, Libby, Sun, Jin, Claire, Hurley, Juliet, Bernard, Rose & Vincent
Question 7
Which "Great Fire" is believed to have started at the bakery of Thomas Farriner (or Farynor) on Pudding Lane?
A
Glasgow
B
Chicago
C
San Francisco
D
London
Question 7 Explanation: 
London
Question 8
What Is the title of Somerset Maugham's book that is based on the life of Paul Gauguin?
A
The Quiet American
B
The Old Man and the Sea
C
The Moon and Sixpence
D
The Ipcress File
Question 8 Explanation: 
The Moon and Sixpence
Question 9
Which book is written by Amrita Pritam?
A
Dark Room
B
A Bride for the Sahib
C
Death of a city
D
My Journey
Question 9 Explanation: 
Death of a city:The most popular Punjabi female poet, Amrita Pritam written the book titled 'Death of a City'
Question 10
For what were medals competed for at Olympic Games from 1912 until discontinued after the competition in 1948?
A
Tug of war
B
Polo
C
Rugby union
D
Art competitions
Question 10 Explanation: 
Art competitions
Question 11
Financial institutions must register details of security interests created by them with CERSAI within howmany days of its creation?
A
30
B
60
C
15
D
90
Question 11 Explanation: 
Financial institutions must register details of security interests created by them with CERSAI within 30 days of its creation.
Question 12
IFC has a minimum Net Owned Funds of..........
A
Rs. 100 Crore
B
Rs. 200 Crore
C
Rs. 300 Crore
D
Rs. 400 Crore
Question 13
What term describes a deep ravine with sloping sides that is often dry in summer?
A
Estuary
B
Mesa
C
Bight
D
Coulee
Question 13 Explanation: 
Coulee
Question 14
The Parliament is empowered to make laws on any subject of the State List during
A
Election
B
War
C
Emergency
D
Crisis
Question 14 Explanation: 
Emergency:Legislative During a national emergency, the Parliament becomes empowered to make laws on any subject mentioned in the State List
Question 15
Whose autobiography "Going Rogue" was published in 2009?
A
John McCain
B
George W Bush
C
Sarah Palin
D
Al Gore
Question 15 Explanation: 
Sarah Palin
Question 16
Who is heading the five-member committee which is set up for technical and safety standards of India's pod taxi scheme (also known as Personal Rapid Transit-PRT)?
A
V S Viswanath
B
S K Dhramadhikari
C
A Ayengar
D
Sivashankar
Question 16 Explanation: 
The five-member committee headed by transport expert S K Dhramadhikari, set up for technical and safety standards of India's pod taxi scheme (also known as Personal Rapid Transit-PRT) has recommended to invite fresh bids incorporating strictest safety standards on the lines of those prescribed by an American body. Pod Taxi/PRT is an advanced public transport using automated electric pod cars that shuttles between destinations in horizontally elevated trajectory. PRT is considered to be a revolutionary mode of transport aimed at reducing congestions on busy road stretches. Besides, it is a green mode of transport. Currently, such projects are operational in London's Heathrow airport, Morgantown (in US) and Masdar city (in UAE).
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