General knowledge quiz 1730

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Who was appointed as Secretary, Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation?
A
Ravi Shankar
B
Suresh Prabhu
C
Najma Heptulla
D
Upendra Prasad Singh
Question 1 Explanation: 
Upendra Prasad Singh has been appointed as Secretary, Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation. Upendra Prasad Singh, IAS Officer (OR:85) presently holding the charge of Director General, National Mission for Clean Ganga has been appointed as Secretary, Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation.
Question 2
The singer Frank Sinatra was known by what nickname?
A
Old Red Eyes
B
Old Blue Eyes
C
Old Black Eyes
D
Old White Eyes
Question 2 Explanation: 
Old Blue Eyes
Question 3
Which bank, which had opened in 1762 (and was the oldest merchant bank in London) collapsed in 1995 after one of the bank's employees lost Pound 827 million ($1.3 billion) speculating primarily on futures contracts?
A
Lloyds Bank
B
Abbey National
C
Barings Bank
D
Midland Bank
Question 3 Explanation: 
Barings Bank
Question 4
Where is the city of Riyadh?
A
Egypt
B
Yemen
C
Saudi Arabia
D
Qatar
Question 4 Explanation: 
Saudi Arabia
Question 5
The second largest island (next to Greenland) in the world is
A
Borneo
B
Malagasy
C
New Guinea
D
Sumatra
Question 6
The founder of Khilji Dynasty was
A
Alauddin Khalji
B
Nasiruddin Khusru Shah
C
Jalaluddin Khalji
D
Nasirudin Khalji
Question 6 Explanation: 
Jalaluddin Khalji was born as Malik Firuz, in Qalat, Zabul Province, into Khilji family.
Question 7
Epsom salts, traditionally used in bath salts and in agriculture, are what mineral compound?
A
Sodium bicarbonate
B
Sodium chloride
C
Magnesium sulphate
D
Calcium hydroxide
Question 7 Explanation: 
Magnesium sulphate
Question 8
What was the name of the group of friends that Ken Kesey, the author of "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest", took on a trip from California to New York in a school bus nicknamed "Furthur"?
A
The Merry Pranksters
B
The Magical Mystery Tourists
C
The Courtly Jesters
D
The Rolling Thunderers
Question 8 Explanation: 
The Merry Pranksters
Question 9
Dailong village is situated in..........
A
Gujarat
B
Jharkhand
C
Manipur
D
Mizoram
Question 9 Explanation: 
Manipur:The Manipur government has declared Dailong village of Tamenglong district as a Biodiversity Heritage Site of the state
Question 10
FEI, established 1921, is the international body governing what kind of sports?
A
Equestrian
B
Extreme
C
Eccentric
D
Electric cars
Question 10 Explanation: 
Equestrian
Question 11
Who is the President of Bangladesh?
A
Ilham Aliyev
B
Abdul Hamid
C
Ian Khama
D
Paul Biya
Question 11 Explanation: 
Abdul Hamid
Question 12
..........is helps the embryo exchange gases and handle liquid waste
A
Digestion
B
Excretion
C
Protection
D
Respiration
Question 12 Explanation: 
Excretion:Allantois is helps the embryo exchange gases and handle liquid waste
Question 13
The Henley-on-Todd Regatta has been held annually since 1962 near which city?
A
Adelaide, Australia
B
London, England
C
Alice Springs, Australia
D
Ontario, Canada
Question 13 Explanation: 
Alice Springs, Australia
Question 14
Country's first visually challenged friendly station inaugurated in which state?
A
Jharkhand
B
Uttar Pradesh
C
Haryana
D
Karnataka
Question 14 Explanation: 
Mysuru MP Pratap Simha inaugurated the facility. Authorities have put up 400 metal signages in Braille along the railings of the staircases leading various platforms.
Question 15
Which of these is not a character in the TV series "Friends".
A
Chandler
B
Kramer
C
Joey
D
Ross
Question 15 Explanation: 
Kramer
Question 16
In billiards, 2 points are awarded for potting the white ball. How many points are awarded for potting the red ball?
A
3
B
1
C
5
D
None
Question 16 Explanation: 
3
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