General knowledge quiz 243

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What was the codename for the invasion of Sicily by the allied forces in World War II?
A
Operation Husky
B
Operation Sealion
C
Operation Dynamo
D
Operation Barbarossa
Question 1 Explanation: 
Operation Husky
Question 2
The increase in the..........will increase the cost of borrowing and lending of the banks.
A
Repo Rate
B
Reverse Repo Rate
C
Base Rate
D
MCLR
Question 2 Explanation: 
The increase in the Repo Rate will increase the cost of borrowing and lending of the banks.
Question 3
What does Fermat's Last Theorem relate to?
A
Pathology
B
Trigonometry
C
Sociology
D
Number Theory
Question 3 Explanation: 
Number Theory
Question 4
Which of these painters was born in Belgium?
A
Frida Kahlo
B
Rene Magritte
C
Salvador Dali
D
Marc Chagall
Question 4 Explanation: 
Rene Magritte
Question 5
Which of these is a salad made mainly with walnuts, celery and apples?
A
Ritz salad
B
Hilton salad
C
Dorchester salad
D
Waldorf salad
Question 5 Explanation: 
Waldorf salad
Question 6
What British ship was sunk by Gunther Prien, captain of submarine U47, on the night of 13 and 14 October 1939?
A
Royal Oak
B
Exeter
C
Hood
D
Britannia
Question 6 Explanation: 
Royal Oak
Question 7
Which one of these is not a main difference between the rings specified for a netball court and the hoops specified for basketball?
A
Unlike basketball hoops, netball rings have no backboards
B
Netball rings are a pastel shade. Basketball rings are always black
C
The height of the rings on a netball court is smaller than basketball hoops
D
The diameter of the rings on a netball court is smaller than basketball hoops
Question 7 Explanation: 
Netball rings are a pastel shade. Basketball rings are always black
Question 8
Members of what family were killed in the Massacre of Glencoe in Scotland, on 13 February 1692?
A
Mackenzie
B
Campbell
C
McDonald
D
Fergusson
Question 8 Explanation: 
McDonald
Question 9
The peaceful overthrow of the government in Czechoslovakia in 1989 was known as what?
A
The Velvet Revolution
B
The Day of the Daffodils
C
The Peaceful Uprising
D
Bloody Sunday
Question 9 Explanation: 
The Velvet Revolution
Question 10
What is the earliest definitely known use of the axled wheel?
A
As an ornament
B
As a punishment tool used by the gods
C
To generate electricity
D
For making pottery
Question 10 Explanation: 
For making pottery
Question 11
If you were in a claque what would you be doing?
A
Manufacturing material
B
Ringing a bell in the Cotswolds
C
Gossiping
D
Applauding to order
Question 11 Explanation: 
Applauding to order
Question 12
A gong is traditionally struck to announce what?
A
Dinner is served
B
Full time at a soccer match
C
Time to vote in British parliament
D
Toilet vacated
Question 12 Explanation: 
Dinner is served
Question 13
The products of..........are a major source of sediments for erosion and..........
A
weathering, deposition
B
deposition, weathering
C
rocks, weathering
D
rocks, deposition
Question 14
The third world includes about 120 countries of
A
Asia, Africa and Central America
B
Asia, Australia and Europe
C
Africa, North America
D
None of the above
Question 15
It is the ability of commercial banks to increase their deposits by expanding their loans and advances.
A
Capital Expansion
B
Capital Creation
C
Credit Expansion
D
Credit Creation
Question 15 Explanation: 
The creation of credit or deposits is one of the most important functions of commercial banks. Like other corporations, banks aim at earning profits. For this purpose, they accept cash in demand deposits and advance loans on credit to customers.
Question 16
Which of these is a dance from 17th century France?
A
Bourree
B
Boulee
C
Boules
D
Ballet
Question 16 Explanation: 
Bourree
There are 16 questions to complete.

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