General knowledge quiz 21

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
In which season do we need more fat?
A
Rainy season
B
Spring
C
Winter
D
Summer
Question 2
Which bank has launched India's first digital service for small-and medium enterprises?
A
Federal Bank
B
HNB
C
IDFC Bank
D
HDFC Bank
Question 2 Explanation: 
HDFC Bank Ltd today launched SME Bank, India's first full-fledged digital banking service for small-and medium enterprises (SME).
Question 3
In March 2010, what activity was made legal by the Board of Health in New York City?
A
Beekeeping
B
Skateboarding
C
Eating in the street
D
Smoking marijuana
Question 3 Explanation: 
Beekeeping
Question 4
What name was given to a narrative poem typically sung by trouveres (medieval minstrels)?
A
Limerick
B
Round
C
Lay
D
Sonnet
Question 4 Explanation: 
Lay
Question 5
BPLR is the rate at which commercial banks charge their customers who are most credit worthy. In BPLR, L stands for..........
A
Limit
B
Lending
C
Loan
D
Liability
Question 5 Explanation: 
BPLR-Benchmark Prime Lending Rate
Question 6
The 520 men and 197 women who arrived in 11 ships at Botany Bay, Australia, on 26 January 1788, were mostly what?
A
Hairdressers
B
Convicts
C
Town planners
D
Botanists
Question 6 Explanation: 
Convicts
Question 7
What is the name given to a cataclysmic nuclear explosion caused by the accretion of hydrogen onto the surface of a white dwarf star?
A
Red Dwarf
B
Nebula
C
Pulsar
D
Nova
Question 7 Explanation: 
Nova
Question 8
In how many classes was the Indian Society divided by Magasthenes?
A
Eight
B
Six
C
Seven
D
Five
Question 8 Explanation: 
Seven:Basing on Economic status the Indian Society was divided by 7 classes are 1. Philosophers, farmers, herdsmen, artisans, soldiers, overseers and councilors.
Question 9
What element takes its name from the German word for "evil spirit"?
A
Xenon
B
Bromine
C
Radon
D
Cobalt
Question 9 Explanation: 
Cobalt
Question 10
Name the country has started to collect 'sin' taxes on tobacco, soft and energy drinks.
A
Bahrain
B
Qatar
C
United Arab Emirates
D
Saudi Arabia
Question 10 Explanation: 
From October 1, 2017, United Arab Emirates (UAE) has begun collecting new ''sin'' taxes on tobacco products, energy drinks and soft drinks. Tobacco and energy drinks will be taxed at 100% and soft drinks at 50%.A sin taxis an excise tax specifically levied on certain goods deemed harmful to society, for example alcohol and tobacco, candies, drugs, soft drinks, fast foods, coffee and sugar.
Question 11
What is the Fijian word for a wood-and-straw hut, sometimes similar to a cabin?
A
Igloo
B
Wigwam
C
Kraal
D
Bure
Question 11 Explanation: 
Bure
Question 12
The original terms of reference of the International Whaling Commission were to "provide for the proper conservation of whale stocks and thus make possible the orderly development of the whaling industry"; what did the Commission do in 1982?
A
Established Japan and Norway as joint permanent Chairmen
B
Declared its purpose was achieved, and disbanded
C
Extended its terms to include squid and crustaceans
D
Adopted a moratorium on commercial whaling
Question 12 Explanation: 
Adopted a moratorium on commercial whaling
Question 13
Which of the following is the ore of Mercury?
A
Rock Salt
B
Glance
C
Cinnbar
D
Dolomite
Question 13 Explanation: 
Cinnbar:Cinnabar and cinnabarite are used to produce liquid mercury (quicksilver), crushed cinnabar ore is roasted in rotary furnaces.
Question 14
The youngest player at the 2017 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championships was 18; what country did his team represent?
A
Russia
B
Canada
C
USA
D
Sweden
Question 14 Explanation: 
USA
Question 15
A practice and ideology of limited participation in the conventional economy and minimal consumption of resources is known as..........
A
Botulism
B
Freeganism
C
Calvinism
D
Animalism
Question 15 Explanation: 
Freeganism:Freeganism is a practice and ideology of limited participation in the conventional economy and minimal consumption of resources, particularly through recovering wasted goods like food.
Question 16
Where was the 1st World Conference on Access to Medical Products and International Laws for Trade was inaugurated?
A
Mumbai
B
Chennai
C
New Delhi
D
Pune
Question 16 Explanation: 
Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, J P Nadda inaugurated the 1st World Conference on Access to Medical Products and International Laws for Trade and Health in the Context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, in New Delhi. The Conference is being organized by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare with the support of WHO Country Office for India and in partnership withIndian Society of International Law.
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