General knowledge quiz 1684

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of the following defines ''Promissory Notes''?
A
Negotiable Instrument Act-1881
B
Banking Regulation Act-1949
C
Credit Information Companies (Rules & Regulation) Act-2005
D
The State Financial Corporations Act-1951
Question 1 Explanation: 
Section 4-Promissory note A ''promissory note'' is an instrument containing an unconditional undertaking, signed by the maker, to pay a certain sum of money only to, or to the order of, a certain person, or to the bearer of the instrument.
Question 2
The Grand Canyon is in which US state?
A
Idaho
B
Colorado
C
Arizona
D
Iowa
Question 2 Explanation: 
Arizona
Question 3
Gwyneth Paltrow played which American poet in a 2003 film?
A
Hilda Doolittle
B
Emily Dickinson
C
Gertrude Stein
D
Sylvia Plath
Question 3 Explanation: 
Sylvia Plath
Question 4
According to a survey carried out by Deloittes early in 2009, which was the world's richest soccer club at that time?
A
Manchester United
B
L.A. Galaxy
C
Real Madrid
D
Everton
Question 4 Explanation: 
Real Madrid
Question 5
Whose forces were finally defeated at the Battle of Culloden?
A
Rob Roy
B
Oliver Cromwell
C
Macbeth
D
Bonnie Prince Charlie
Question 5 Explanation: 
Bonnie Prince Charlie
Question 6
What's the next city in this series:Salt Lake City, Turin, Vancouver, ...?
A
Calgary
B
Nagano
C
Sochi
D
Lillehammer
Question 6 Explanation: 
Sochi
Question 7
Matricide takes place when...?
A
Someone kills their mother
B
A woman kills her child
C
Someone is killed while lying in bed
D
A carpet is used to smother someone
Question 7 Explanation: 
Someone kills their mother
Question 8
Which of these is a hot dry wind that affects North Africa, Sicily and the northern Mediterranean?
A
Taj
B
Tuareg
C
Panjandrum
D
Sirocco
Question 8 Explanation: 
Sirocco
Question 9
What was the nickname for the German L14 Howitzer, used in World War I?
A
Lucille
B
Betsy
C
Big Bertha
D
Black Beauty
Question 9 Explanation: 
Big Bertha
Question 10
In 2008, who became the first female recipient of the Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year award?
A
Shakira
B
Jennifer Lopez
C
Gloria Estefan
D
Paulina Rubio
Question 10 Explanation: 
Gloria Estefan
Question 11
Ex Maitree 2017 is the military exercise between India and..........
A
China
B
Thailand
C
Indonesia
D
Nepal
Question 11 Explanation: 
Thailand
Question 12
When and where is the next winter Olympics scheduled to be held?
A
2015, Salt Lake City (USA)
B
2016, Turin (Italy)
C
2017, Nagono (Japan)
D
2018, Pyeongchang (South Korea)
Question 13
Which of the following folk dance forms is associated with Gujarat?
A
Nautanki
B
Garba
C
Kathakali
D
Bhangra
Question 14
What is the longest river on the island of New Guinea?
A
Fly
B
Sepik
C
Digul
D
Mamberamo
Question 14 Explanation: 
Sepik
Question 15
The Triple Entente in Europe at the beginning of the 20th century was an understanding between which three countries?
A
France, Spain and the UK
B
Germany, Austria-Hungary and Italy
C
France, Germany and Austria-Hungary
D
Russia, France and the UK
Question 15 Explanation: 
Russia, France and the UK
Question 16
On an 11 stringed lute, ten strings are tuned in pairs, and the highest single string is called what?
A
Chanterelle
B
Catline
C
Soprano
D
The oud
Question 16 Explanation: 
Chanterelle
There are 16 questions to complete.

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