General knowledge quiz 1758

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which State postal circle launched a special speed post service for the high court to accelerate delivery of summons and notices?
A
Uttarakhand
B
Rajasthan
C
Jharkhand
D
Manipur
Question 1 Explanation: 
The Jharkhand postal circle launched a special speed post service for the high court, in a move that is expected to accelerate delivery of summons and notices and thereby save precious time of the overburdened judiciary.
Question 2
Roger Moore first played James Bond in which film?
A
A View to a Kill
B
The Spy Who Loved Me
C
For Your Eyes Only
D
Live and Let Die
Question 2 Explanation: 
Live and Let Die
Question 3
Table tennis, or ping-pong as it was called then, was delighting the upper class English in the 1880s. It was played with an odd assortment of equipment; which of these was not recorded as one of them?
A
Cigar box lids
B
Champagne corks
C
Books
D
Ladies' veils
Question 3 Explanation: 
Ladies' veils
Question 4
Who took the lead role in the 2014 film "The Imitation Game"?
A
Eddie Redmayne
B
Benedict Cumberbatch
C
Derek Jacobi
D
Ed Stoppard
Question 4 Explanation: 
Benedict Cumberbatch
Question 5
What is a cep?
A
Weapon
B
Mushroom
C
Virus
D
Small mountain
Question 5 Explanation: 
Mushroom
Question 6
Which is the largest gland in the human body?
A
Kidney
B
Pancreas
C
Liver
D
Thyroid
Question 6 Explanation: 
Liver:Liver is the largest gland in human body. It weighs approximately 1200-1500 g or, on average, one fiftieth of the total adult body weight.
Question 7
Where is Montevideo?
A
Portugal
B
Peru
C
Uruguay
D
New Guinea
Question 7 Explanation: 
Uruguay
Question 8
Which British politician, linguist, writer, academic, soldier and poet who had strong views on matters such as immigration, national identity, monetary policy, and the UK's entry into the EEC, was a Conservative Party MP 1950 to 1974, and an Ulster Unionist MP 1974 to 1987?
A
Ian Paisley
B
Enoch Powell
C
Lloyd George
D
Brendan Beehan
Question 8 Explanation: 
Enoch Powell
Question 9
..........is a noble metal
A
Palladium
B
Platinum
C
Gold
D
All of these
Question 9 Explanation: 
All of these:The noble metals are a group of metals that resist oxidation and corrosion in moist air. Ruthenium, rhodium, palladium, silver, osmium, iridium, platinum and gold are noble metal
Question 10
The habitats valuable for commercially harvested species are called
A
coral reefs
B
sea grass bed
C
hot spots
D
None of the above
Question 11
Which UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Mosel Valley, Germany, is known for its Roman architecture incuding the Porta Nigra, the best-preserved Roman city gate north of the Alps?
A
Cochem
B
Bernkastel-Kues
C
Koblenz
D
Trier
Question 11 Explanation: 
Trier
Question 12
The 61st Britannia Filmfare Awards 2015 were recently held to honor the best films of 2015 from the Hindi-language film industry in Mumbai. Which among the following is Best Actor in a Leading Role (Male)?
A
Amir Khan
B
Shahid Kapoor
C
Amitabh Bachchan
D
Ranveer Singh
Question 12 Explanation: 
Some important awards. Best Film-Bajirao Mastani. Best Director-Sanjay Leela Bhansali for Bajirao Mastani. Best Actor in a Leading Role (Male)-Ranveer Singh for Bajirao Mastani Best Actor in a Leading Role (Female)- Deepika Padukone for Piku Lifetime Achievement Award-Moushumi Chatterjee RD Burman Award-Armaan Mallik
Question 13
IIN Stands for..........
A
International Identification Number
B
Issuer Identification Number
C
Internal Identification Number
D
Inspection Identification Number
Question 14
What field are T-ara, G-Dragon, and CL known in?
A
Japanese recording studios
B
South Korean pop music
C
Vietnamese photography
D
Chinese IT research
Question 14 Explanation: 
South Korean pop music
Question 15
Why is a Netball court divided into thirds?
A
Different points are allocated, depending on where a ball is thrown from, through the net
B
To help referees know where they are on the court
C
To regulate where individuals of each position are allowed to move
D
Historically, netball has been played on basketball courts marked in this way
Question 15 Explanation: 
To regulate where individuals of each position are allowed to move
Question 16
The chairmanship/presidency of the UN Security Council rotates among the Council Members
A
every 6 months
B
every 3 months
C
every year
D
every month
Question 16 Explanation: 
The presidency of the United Nations Security Council rotates on a monthly basis alphabetically among all of the members based on their English name.
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