General knowledge quiz 1708

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Who is the Prime Minister of Nepal?
A
Pushpa Kamal Dahal
B
Bidhya Devi Bhandari
C
Sita Dahal
D
Khadga Prasad Oli
Question 1 Explanation: 
Pushpa Kamal Dahal
Question 2
The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation was created in
A
1945
B
1947
C
1949
D
1951
Question 3
The revival work of the Olympic Games was undertaken by Baron Pierre deCoubertin after a lapse of 15 centuries. The first modern Games were held in 1896 at
A
Athens
B
London
C
Paris
D
St. Louis
Question 4
..........is placed between Greenland and Canada
A
Davis Strait
B
Barents Strait
C
Dover Strait
D
Florida Strait
Question 4 Explanation: 
Davis Strait:Straits is a northern arm of the Labrador Sea. It lies between mid-western Greenland and Nunavut, Canada's Baffin Island
Question 5
Which state announced the setting up of 24X7 'Gudiya helpline' for reporting crimes against women?
A
Himachal Pradesh
B
Gujarat
C
Kerala
D
Karnataka
Question 5 Explanation: 
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister, Jai Ram Thakur announced setting up of 24X7 'Gudiya helpline' for reporting crimes against women. 'Gudiya' is a nickname given to the 16-year-old victim of rape and murder in Kotkhai town. The incident took place in 2017. Under 'Gudiya helpline' initiative, three special crime cells would be set up, one each at Mandi, Shimla and Kangra. Officers posted at these cells will be responsible for reporting cases of crime against women without any delay. Day-to-day reporting of such cases will be monitored at the chief minister's office level under direct supervision of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur. In all such cases, authorities will take action within 48 hours.
Question 6
There are 1, 860 steps from where to where?
A
The pedestal of the Statue of Liberty, New York, USA, to the crown
B
Ground level to the top of the Empire State Building, New York, USA
C
The floor of St Paul's Cathedral, London, UK, to the Whispering Gallery inside the dome
D
To the top of the Leaning Tower, Pisa, Italy from ground level
Question 6 Explanation: 
Ground level to the top of the Empire State Building, New York, USA
Question 7
When was the chart-topping single "Barbie Girl" released?
A
2007
B
1957
C
1927
D
1997
Question 7 Explanation: 
1997
Question 8
Who invented Bifocal Lens?
A
Alfred B. Nobel
B
Thomas Alva Edison
C
Benjamin Franklin
D
Rudolf Diesel
Question 9
FATF, an Intergovernmental Organization is headquartered in..........
A
Newyork, USA
B
Geneva, Switzerland
C
Italy, Rome
D
Paris, France
Question 9 Explanation: 
The Financial Action Task Force (on Money Laundering) (FATF), also known by its French name, Groupe d'action financiere (GAFI), is an intergovernmental organization founded in 1989 The FATF Secretariat is housed at the headquarters of the OECD in Paris.
Question 10
A teaching technique invented by Sarah Ann Glover (who adapted it from a number of earlier systems) and popularised by John Curwen in the 19th century is associated with what activity?
A
Canine obedience
B
Gymnastics
C
Calligraphy
D
Singing
Question 10 Explanation: 
Singing
Question 11
What bird has the widest wingspan?
A
Condor
B
Eagle
C
Albatross
D
Vulture
Question 11 Explanation: 
Albatross
Question 12
Majalgaon Dam is an earthfill dam on the..........River
A
Fattepur
B
Khobragadi
C
Banas
D
Sindphana
Question 13
Cannes is a resort in which country?
A
Monaco
B
Estonia
C
France
D
Italy
Question 13 Explanation: 
France
Question 14
Which of these is a snake?
A
Mambo
B
Mamba
C
Mamberamo
D
Mammoth
Question 14 Explanation: 
Mamba
Question 15
Which of the following is currency of Fiji?
A
Euro
B
Dollar
C
Franc
D
Dinar
Question 15 Explanation: 
Fiji-Suva(Capital) and Dollar (Currency)
Question 16
Who is the author of ''India's Wars:A Military History (1947-1971)''?
A
Amrita Pritam
B
Arjun Subramaniam
C
Bhavna Chauhan
D
A. K. Khandker
Question 16 Explanation: 
Arjun Subramaniam:The book ''India's Wars:A Military History (1947-1971)'' has been authored by Air Vice Marshal Arjun Subramaniam. The author provides detailed accounts of the principal conflicts from Independence to 1971:the first India-Pakistan war of 1947-48, the liberation of Hyderabad and Junagadh, the campaign to evict the Portuguese from Goa in 1961 and the full-blown conventional wars against China and Pakistan.
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