General knowledge quiz 177

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of these cities is the highest administrative capital in the world?
A
Bogota, Colombia
B
Quito, Ecuador
C
La Paz, Bolivia
D
Guatemala City, Guatemala
Question 1 Explanation: 
La Paz, Bolivia
Question 2
What was the preoccupation of John Nash Jr, the subject of the 2001 film "A Beautiful Mind" starring Russell Crowe?
A
Socks
B
Economics
C
Soccer and other beautiful games
D
The best shape for a carrot
Question 2 Explanation: 
Economics
Question 3
A glockenspiel, a percussion instrument with tuned metal keys arranged like a piano keyboard, gets its name from German. Roughly what does it mean?
A
To tap a tune
B
To hit keys
C
To play bells
D
To hammer a noisemaker
Question 3 Explanation: 
To play bells
Question 4
King William III of England was a prince of what European house?
A
Saxe-Coburg
B
Hapsburg
C
Medici
D
Orange
Question 4 Explanation: 
Orange
Question 5
What is the literal meaning of the Latin legal expression "habeas corpus"?
A
Case closed
B
Suspended sentence
C
For the common good
D
You must have the body
Question 5 Explanation: 
You must have the body
Question 6
The film musical "On the Town" is set in which city?
A
New York
B
Los Angeles
C
Chicago
D
Memphis
Question 6 Explanation: 
New York
Question 7
..........discovered the planet Uranus
A
Benjamin Holt
B
Rudolph Clausius
C
William Hershel
D
Elmer V. McCollum
Question 7 Explanation: 
William Hershel:History, William Hershel discovers Uranus on Mar 13, 1781. This was the first planet to be discovered
Question 8
Phnom Penh is the capital of which of the following country?
A
Denmark
B
Canada
C
Cambodia
D
Cuba
Question 8 Explanation: 
Cambodia:Cambodia-Phnom Penh (Capital) and Riela(Currency)
Question 9
The sausage tree, Kigelia or Worsboom is native to which continent?
A
Asia
B
Africa
C
Europe
D
South America
Question 9 Explanation: 
Africa
Question 10
The business in Stock markets and other securities markets is regulated by
A
Stock and Exchange Board of India
B
Securities and Exchange Bank of India
C
Stock and Exchange Bank of India
D
Securities and Exchange Board of India
Question 10 Explanation: 
Securities and Exchange Board of India:Indian Capital Markets are regulated and monitored by the Ministry of Finance, The Securities and Exchange Board of India and The Reserve Bank of India. The business in Stock markets and other securities markets is regulated by Securities and Exchange Board of India
Question 11
What is the accounting term for a liability that may arise depending on what happens with an undecided future event?
A
Contingent liability
B
Indebtedness
C
Risky investment
D
Financial possibility
Question 11 Explanation: 
Contingent liability
Question 12
Clouds are the..........of small water droplets or tiny ice crystals
A
mass
B
volume
C
action
D
density
Question 12 Explanation: 
mass:Clouds are the mass of small water droplets or tiny ice crystals
Question 13
The Krishna Project constructed on Krishna river is in which state?
A
Karnataka
B
Andhra Pradesh
C
Telangana
D
Tamil Nadu
Question 13 Explanation: 
Karnataka
Question 14
Who played Mr Big in the TV series "Sex and the City" which first ran from 1998 to 2004, and the films "Sex and the City" (2008) and "Sex and the City 2" (2010)?
A
Clive Owen
B
Jason Lewis
C
David Eigenberg
D
Chris Noth
Question 14 Explanation: 
Chris Noth
Question 15
Seas and oceans make up roughly what proportion of the earth's surface?
A
50%
B
70%
C
85%
D
40%
Question 15 Explanation: 
70%
Question 16
What system specifies each point uniquely in a plane by a pair of numerical coordinates, which are the signed distances from the point to two fixed perpendicular directed lines?
A
Raster graphics
B
A Cartesian coordinate system
C
Posterisation
D
Solarisation
Question 16 Explanation: 
A Cartesian coordinate system
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