General knowledge quiz 190

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
First appearing in English about the time of Shakespeare, what word means foppish, or, later, fabricated or tricked out?
A
Arrant
B
Affected
C
Fangled
D
Capricious
Question 1 Explanation: 
Fangled
Question 2
Who discovered the Radium?
A
William Murdouch
B
Hugyens
C
Marie Curie
D
Macmillan
Question 2 Explanation: 
Marie Curie:Marie Curie discovered the polonium and Radium Radium is a chemical element with symbol Ra and atomic number 88. It is the sixth element in group 2 of the periodic table, also known as the alkaline earth metals.
Question 3
What is an element of the game bossaball which distinguishes it from volleyball?
A
Players can swing or kick off the net
B
It is played on a surface which is inflated and includes a trampoline at each end of the court
C
Players can jump out of their "court" but for no more than 5 seconds
D
Two balls are in play at the same time
Question 3 Explanation: 
It is played on a surface which is inflated and includes a trampoline at each end of the court
Question 4
..........was the first Indian to become president of International Court of Justice
A
Cariappa
B
Giani Zail Singh
C
Mavlankar
D
Nagendra Singh
Question 4 Explanation: 
Nagendra Singh:Nagendra Singh the first Indian to become president of International Court of Justice
Question 5
If any Indian bank fails to maintain the required level of SLR, then the defaulter bank pays penal interest at the rate of..........per annum above the Bank Rate on the shortfall amount for that particular day.
A
4%
B
5%
C
3%
D
2%
Question 5 Explanation: 
If any Indian bank fails to maintain the required level of Statutory Liquidity Ratio, then the defaulter bank pays penal interest at the rate of 3% per annum above the Bank Rate, on the shortfall amount for that particular day
Question 6
Robert and James Adam are associated with which field?
A
Astronomy
B
Architecture
C
Medicine
D
Music
Question 6 Explanation: 
Architecture
Question 7
The News Agency "Associated Press" is of
A
Indonesia
B
America
C
Bangladesh
D
China
Question 8
The First World war began in which year?
A
1915
B
1918
C
1916
D
1914
Question 8 Explanation: 
1914:World War I also known as the First World War, or the Great War, was a global war centred in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918.
Question 9
Which Hungarian wrote light operas including "The Land of Smiles", "Frederica" and "The Merry Widow"?
A
Bela Bartok
B
Franz Liszt
C
Franz Lehar
D
Gustav Mahler
Question 9 Explanation: 
Franz Lehar
Question 10
Which Nobel prize-winning British playwright died in December 2008?
A
Tennessee Williams
B
Harold Pinter
C
William Shakespeare
D
Tom Stoppard
Question 10 Explanation: 
Harold Pinter
Question 11
The king of what country became Iceland's ruler by treaty in 1262?
A
Sweden
B
Denmark
C
Norway
D
Finland
Question 11 Explanation: 
Norway
Question 12
Calling someone a doofus means what?
A
Refers to their habit of star-gazing
B
Praises their skill
C
Categorises them as deaf
D
Implies they are inept and foolish
Question 12 Explanation: 
Implies they are inept and foolish
Question 13
Who among the following created the first map of the world?
A
Anaximander
B
Friedrich Ratzel
C
Ptolemy
D
Ainville
Question 13 Explanation: 
Anaximander:Anaximander invented the idea of models, drew the first map of the world in Greece, and is said to have been the first to write a book of prose.
Question 14
Gold is alloyed with..........to make it harder
A
Copper
B
Magnesium
C
Calcium
D
Sodium
Question 14 Explanation: 
Copper:The pure gold gold is too soft on its own and is therefore hardened by the addition of alloying elements, copper, silver, nickel, palladium and zinc.
Question 15
The Slogan ''Simon Go back'' was given by
A
Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay
B
Lal Bahadur Shahstri
C
Mahathma Gandhi
D
Lala Lajpat Rai
Question 15 Explanation: 
Lala Lajpat Rai himself led one such procession against Simon Commission. His slogan was ''Simon Go back''.
Question 16
Who has played, on film, John Dillinger, Sweeney Todd, J M Barrie, Jack Kerouac and Ed Wood?
A
Daniel Day-Lewis
B
George Clooney
C
Johnny Depp
D
Tommy Lee Jones
Question 16 Explanation: 
Johnny Depp
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