General knowledge quiz 1667

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Rihand Dam has been constructed on Rihand river in which Indian state?
A
Tamil Nadu
B
Karnataka
C
Andhra Pradesh
D
Uttar Pradesh
Question 1 Explanation: 
Uttar Pradesh
Question 2
Where is Nhava Sheva port located?
A
Goa
B
Gujarat
C
West Bengal
D
Maharashtra
Question 2 Explanation: 
Maharashtra
Question 3
In 1936, Anastasio Somoza became the dictator of which country?
A
Honduras
B
Nicaragua
C
El Salvador
D
Guatemala
Question 3 Explanation: 
Nicaragua
Question 4
How did the Presidency of Charles de Gaulle end in France?
A
He was dismissed following a scandal
B
He died in office
C
He failed to win the election
D
He resigned following the failure of a referendum he initiated on Senate and local government reform
Question 4 Explanation: 
He resigned following the failure of a referendum he initiated on Senate and local government reform
Question 5
National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) is an apex development bank in India, having headquarters in..........
A
Mumbai
B
New Delhi
C
Bengaluru
D
Hyderabad
Question 5 Explanation: 
National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) is an apex development bank in India, having headquarters in Mumbai.It was established on 12 July 1982 by NABARD Act 1981.
Question 6
The Balfour Declaration, made by Lord Balfour on behalf of the British Government in 1917, was a promise to do what after World War I?
A
Act as the co-ordinators for a "League of Nations"
B
Provide money to France to erect a defensive line along the French-German border
C
Make Palestine into a "national home" for Jews
D
Scuttle the British navy as an incentive for world disarmament
Question 6 Explanation: 
Make Palestine into a "national home" for Jews
Question 7
Government holds how much % stake in NABRAD?
A
1%
B
99%
C
90%
D
10%
Question 7 Explanation: 
99%:Reserve Bank's holding in NABARD has come down to one per cent of shareholding in NABARD. The Government of India now holds 99 per cent of the stake.
Question 8
How has ex-World Heavyweight boxing title holder Tyson Fury categorised himself?
A
A chess master
B
A white negro
C
A gypsy
D
Modest
Question 8 Explanation: 
A gypsy
Question 9
When was the first Great Reno Balloon Race held?
A
2000
B
1992
C
1892
D
1982
Question 9 Explanation: 
1982
Question 10
During the late 1960s and early 1970s, "Easy Rider", "Bonnie and Clyde" and "The Graduate" helped to begin what film-making phase?
A
New Hollywood
B
New Wave
C
B-Budget
D
Independent
Question 10 Explanation: 
New Hollywood
Question 11
The capital city of Iceland is
A
Dili
B
Lome
C
Jamestown
D
Reykjavik
Question 11 Explanation: 
Reykjavik
Question 12
Which line divides a circle into equal halves?
A
Radius
B
Diameter
C
Secant
D
Tangent
Question 12 Explanation: 
Diameter
Question 13
A net ball team is made up of how many players?
A
5
B
6
C
9
D
7
Question 13 Explanation: 
7:A netball team is made up of 7 players. Each player has a nominated position and role, and may only be permitted into certain areas of the court
Question 14
Which Scotsman was given a ship by Americans to harass English shipping near Great Britain, and later became an admiral in the Russian Navy of Catherine The Great?
A
John Paul Jones
B
Billy Connolly
C
Blackbeard
D
Captain Blood
Question 14 Explanation: 
John Paul Jones
Question 15
The Marquise de Merteuil and the Vicomte de Valmont appear in a work by which writer?
A
Choderlos de Laclos
B
Denis Diderot
C
Jean-Baptiste Poquelin (Moliere)
D
Madame de Lafayette
Question 15 Explanation: 
Choderlos de Laclos
Question 16
Whose top hat and other belongings fetched nearly half a million euros at auction in May 2009?
A
Marcel Marceau
B
Charlie Chaplin
C
Fred Astaire
D
Neville Chamberlain
Question 16 Explanation: 
Marcel Marceau
There are 16 questions to complete.

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