General knowledge quiz 1661

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The hit song "Despacito" was launched in 2017 by Puerto Rican singer Luis Fonsi and which other?
A
Kanye West
B
Justin Bieber
C
Los del Rio
D
Daddy Yankee
Question 1 Explanation: 
Daddy Yankee
Question 2
The highest national award in India given for exceptional work for advancement of art, literature and science
A
Bharat Ratna
B
Padma Awards
C
Gallantry Awards
D
None of the above
Question 3
NABARD was setup in July, 1982 and it's headquarters at..........
A
Hyderabad
B
Kolkata
C
Delhi
D
Mumbai
Question 3 Explanation: 
Mumbai:National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development is an apex development bank in India, having headquarters in Mumbai and other branches are all over the country.
Question 4
The biography of Chalukya King VikramdevaVI ' Vikramdeva Charita' was compiled by whom?
A
Somadeva
B
Bilhana
C
Suryavarman
D
Jayadeva
Question 4 Explanation: 
Bilhana:Kavi Bilhana was an 11th-century Kashmiri poet.
Question 5
Plorence(Chadwick) is the associated place for which of the following sport?
A
Snooker
B
Racking Horse
C
Skiing
D
Tennis
Question 6
What is an "epiphany"?
A
Sermon
B
Morality play
C
Religious song
D
Sudden revelation
Question 6 Explanation: 
Sudden revelation
Question 7
The book 'The Way I See It' was written by?
A
Arundati Roy
B
Anita Desai
C
Kiran Desai
D
None of these
Question 7 Explanation: 
None of these; Author-Gauri Lankesh & Editor-Chandan Gowda
Question 8
Which of these countries proclaimed itself a republic on 11 February 1873, following the abdication of Amadeo?
A
France
B
Spain
C
Brazil
D
Austria
Question 8 Explanation: 
Spain
Question 9
Which of these US states does not have coastline directly facing the Atlantic Ocean?
A
North Carolina
B
Delaware
C
Maine
D
West Virginia
Question 9 Explanation: 
West Virginia
Question 10
What colour is a domesticated Pekin duck?
A
Blue
B
Black
C
Green
D
White
Question 10 Explanation: 
White
Question 11
What card is known as "Pam" in the game of Lanterloo?
A
Queen
B
Ace
C
King
D
Jack, or knave,
Question 11 Explanation: 
Jack, or knave,
Question 12
N'Djamena is a city in which country?
A
Republic of Zimbabwe
B
Republic of Chad
C
Central African Republic
D
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Question 12 Explanation: 
Republic of Chad
Question 13
Why were the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles boycotted by the Soviet Union and most of the communist world (though China, Romania, and Yugoslavia participated)?
A
As a lever in political negotiations with the US
B
A global economic recession that affected much of the developed world
C
Because of suspected US involvement in the assassination of Egyptian leader Anwar Sadat in 1981
D
In retaliation for the US-led boycott of the 1980 Olympics in Moscow
Question 13 Explanation: 
In retaliation for the US-led boycott of the 1980 Olympics in Moscow
Question 14
Which of the following is the mode of settlement of securities wherein the transfer of securities and funds happen simultaneously?
A
Delivery versus Payment (DvP)
B
Duration
C
Convexity
D
All of the Above
Question 14 Explanation: 
Delivery versus Payment (DvP) is the mode of settlement of securities wherein the transfer of securities and funds happen simultaneously. This ensures that unless the funds are paid, the securities are not delivered and vice versa. DvP settlement eliminates the settlement risk in transactions
Question 15
The Summer Olympic Games 2016 will be held where?
A
London, UK
B
Pyeongchang, South Korea
C
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
D
Sochi, Russia
Question 15 Explanation: 
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Question 16
Dili is the capital of which country?
A
Zambia
B
Sri Lanka
C
Bahrain
D
East Timor
Question 16 Explanation: 
East Timor
There are 16 questions to complete.

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