General knowledge quiz 1746

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Where was there a series of explosions and fire on 23 October 1989 (killing 23 employees and injuring 314), an explosion on 23 June 1999 (killing two men and injuring three) and an explosion and fire on 27 March 2000 (which caused 1 death and 71 injuries)?
A
Tel Aviv, Israel
B
Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India
C
Pasadena, Texas, USA
D
Cornwall, England
Question 1 Explanation: 
Pasadena, Texas, USA
Question 2
In the song "How Much is that Doggy in the Window", "they say in the papers there are... " what?
A
Robbers
B
Tigers
C
Dodgers
D
Badgers
Question 2 Explanation: 
Robbers
Question 3
What are the names of the late Michael Jackson's parents?
A
Ozzie and Harriet
B
Joseph and Katherine
C
Vernon and Gladys
D
Calvin and Lula Mae
Question 3 Explanation: 
Joseph and Katherine
Question 4
Which song contains the following characters:a banker who never wore a mac even in the pouring rain, a fireman with an hourglass and a portrait of the Queen in his pocket, a pretty nurse who sold poppies from a tray, & a barber who had photographs of heads he'd worked on?
A
Strawberry Fields
B
Penny Lane
C
Eleanor Rigby
D
Dr Robert
Question 4 Explanation: 
Penny Lane
Question 5
For what does Greek legend generally agree that Prometheus received eternal punishment?
A
Going AWOL
B
Getting blind drunk
C
Stealing fire from the gods and giving it to mankind
D
Tripping Zeus with a skipping rope
Question 5 Explanation: 
Stealing fire from the gods and giving it to mankind
Question 6
Which Indian state government implemented the Senior Citizen Health Insurance Scheme (SCHIS)?
A
Himachal Pradesh
B
Tamil Nadu
C
Kerala
D
Karnataka
Question 6 Explanation: 
Himachal Pradesh government implemented the Senior Citizen Health Insurance Scheme (SCHIS), in Shimla. SCHIS has been introduced to provide easy access to curative old age related health care services through additional cover. The scheme would increase coverage of Rs.30, 000 per senior citizen to all existing Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojna (RSBY) smart card holders.This would be in addition to the basic coverage of Rs.30, 000 in Trust and Society mode.
Question 7
The 2008 British film "Slumdog Millionaire" directed by Danny Boyle is an adaptation of what 2005 novel?
A
"The God of Small Things" by Arundhati Roy
B
"Q & A" by Vikas Swarup
C
"Kim" by Rudyard Kipling
D
"Baumgartner's Bombay" by Anita Desai
Question 7 Explanation: 
"Q & A" by Vikas Swarup
Question 8
Which of these people is not buried in St Paul's Cathedral?
A
Lord Nelson
B
Duke of Wellington
C
Robert Browning
D
Sir Alexander Fleming
Question 8 Explanation: 
Robert Browning
Question 9
Which of these is important for the performance of lithium ion batteries?
A
Cadmium
B
Nickel
C
Cobalt
D
Arsenic
Question 9 Explanation: 
Cobalt
Question 10
Who developed the World's first water-based computer along with his team?
A
Nitya Anand
B
Harish Chandra
C
Anna Mani
D
Manu Prakash
Question 10 Explanation: 
Manu Prakash:Manu Prakash, an Indian-origin scientist, who is also credited with the discovery of the paper microscope, only last year, has once again stunned the world by developing the World's first water-based computer along with his team, as published in the journal Nature Physics.
Question 11
Which of these is a colourful bird found across Afro-Eurasia, notable for its distinctive 'crown' of feathers, the only species left in the family Upupidae?
A
Hulahoop
B
Raven
C
Kiwi
D
Hoopoe
Question 11 Explanation: 
Hoopoe
Question 12
At the 1992 Winter Olympic Games, New Zealand skier Annelise Coberger became the first what?
A
Woman to record a faster slalom time than a man
B
Winter Olympics medallist from the southern hemisphere
C
Skier to win more than 8 medals in a Games
D
Person to win using borrowed skis
Question 12 Explanation: 
Winter Olympics medallist from the southern hemisphere
Question 13
Sound can't pass through..........
A
Gas
B
Vaccum
C
Liquid
D
Solid
Question 13 Explanation: 
Vaccum:Sound cannot travel through vaccum because there is no air molecules to vibrate sound
Question 14
UN General Assembly elects a President and how many Vice Presidents at the start of its each regular session?
A
Seven
B
Fifteen
C
Twenty one
D
Two
Question 15
These are the reserves that can act as a liquidity buffer for commercial banks during their crisis times.
A
SLR
B
Forex Reserves
C
DSLR
D
Semi SLR
Question 15 Explanation: 
Statutory Liquidity Ratio is amount that a commercial bank should have before giving credits to its customers which should be either in the form of gold, money or bonds.
Question 16
The two films "Pipe Dreams" (1976, starring R&B / soul singer Gladys Knight & her then husband Barry Hankerson) and "Joyride" (1977, with Desi Arnaz, Robert Carradine & Melanie Griffith) were about what US feature?
A
The Trans-Alaska Pipeline System
B
Mt Rushmore
C
Hoover Dam
D
Yankee Stadium
Question 16 Explanation: 
The Trans-Alaska Pipeline System
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