General knowledge quiz 1745

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What was the largest cruise liner ever constructed when it was completed in 2003?
A
Queen Victoria
B
Queen Elizabeth II
C
Queen Anne II
D
Queen Mary II
Question 1 Explanation: 
Queen Mary II
Question 2
Who wrote the memoirs "'Tis" and "Teacher Man"?
A
Frank McCourt
B
Seamus Heaney
C
Dermot Healy
D
Roddy Doyle
Question 2 Explanation: 
Frank McCourt
Question 3
The uppermost layer of the Earth's crust which is capable of supporting life is called..........
A
Biosphere
B
Lithosphere
C
Hydrosphere
D
Stratosphere
Question 3 Explanation: 
Lithosphere:The uppermost layer of the Earth's crust which is capable of supporting life is called Lithosphere. The Lithosphere (or land) covers two-sevenths of the total surface area of earth
Question 4
In which year America got Independence from England?
A
1676
B
1776
C
1866
D
1760
Question 4 Explanation: 
1776:American won Independence from England in 1776, there were 13 colonies which formed a federal government. Colonies expanded from east coast to west forming 34 states by 1861
Question 5
The 1992 Winter Olympics were the last what?
A
To include speed skiing in its sports
B
To host teams from Yugoslavia
C
To exclude athletes for doping violations
D
To be held in the same year as the Summer Olympics
Question 5 Explanation: 
To be held in the same year as the Summer Olympics
Question 6
Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation (DICGC) is a subsidiary of RBI, head quartered at..........
A
Bengaluru
B
Hyderabad
C
Mumbai
D
Noida
Question 6 Explanation: 
DICGC is a subsidiary of RBI which was established on 15 July 1978 under Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation Act, 1961 for the purpose of providing insurance of deposits and guaranteeing of credit facilities. The Head Office of the DICGC is located at Mumbai.
Question 7
Gautam Budha Wildlife Sanctuary is related which state of India?
A
Uttar Pradesh
B
Madhya Pradesh
C
Bihar
D
Gujarat
Question 7 Explanation: 
Bihar:Gautam Budha Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife sanctuary located in Gaya district of Bihar state
Question 8
Nitroglycerin is made by treating glycerin with nitric acid and..........what?
A
Amorphous hydroxide
B
Citric acid
C
Lead
D
Sulphuric acid
Question 8 Explanation: 
Sulphuric acid
Question 9
Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt and Tre Cool are collectively known as which band?
A
Fatboy Slim
B
Coldplay
C
Boyzone
D
Green Day
Question 9 Explanation: 
Green Day
Question 10
Crompton effect is associated with which one of the following?
A
X-rays
B
$\beta$ rays
C
Positive rays
D
Y rays
Question 10 Explanation: 
X-rays:In a Crompton effect a beam of monochromatic X-rays is scattered by a light element
Question 11
..........river is called as Sacred River
A
The Yamuna
B
The Godavari
C
The Narmadha
D
The Ganga
Question 11 Explanation: 
The Ganga:The Ganga is a trans-boundary river of Asia which flows through the nations of India and Bangladesh. The 2, 525 km (1, 569 mi) river rises in the western Himalayas in the Indian state of Uttarakhand, The Ganga is the most sacred river to Hindus.
Question 12
A petard, a small bomb which was first used in the 16th century to attach to and create a breach in fortifications and similar, gets its name from a word meaning what?
A
To grumble at
B
A small stone
C
A strong metal box or safe
D
To break wind, or fart
Question 12 Explanation: 
To break wind, or fart
Question 13
Which of these is a diagram having spiritual and ritual significance in Buddhism and Hinduism?
A
Mandolin
B
Mandela
C
Mandalay
D
Mandala
Question 13 Explanation: 
Mandala
Question 14
What name is given to the cabin that is suspended from a balloon?
A
Bungee
B
Babylon
C
Gondola
D
Bassinette
Question 14 Explanation: 
Gondola
Question 15
Which country has as its national coat of arms a shield bearing a vicuna, a cinchona tree and a cornucopia spilling mineral wealth in the shape of coins?
A
Peru
B
Bolivia
C
Argentina
D
Chile
Question 15 Explanation: 
Peru
Question 16
What is the name of Tony and Cherie Blair's daughter?
A
Barbara
B
Kathryn
C
Lucy
D
Hermione
Question 16 Explanation: 
Kathryn
There are 16 questions to complete.

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