General knowledge quiz 246

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
In December 1981 an estimated 35 million watched a live satellite transmission of a Rod Stewart concert at the Los Angeles Forum; this was the first broadcast of its kind for how many years?
A
14
B
None, it was the first
C
6
D
Nearly 9
Question 1 Explanation: 
Nearly 9
Question 2
What country has an official residence called Blair House, kept for guests of the leader of the country?
A
UK
B
USA
C
Australia
D
Canada
Question 2 Explanation: 
USA
Question 3
What is the name for a poem of 14 lines that first appeared when written by Giacomo da Lentini in 1220, for which various rhyme schemes were developed?
A
Quatrain
B
Limerick
C
Sonnet
D
Ditty
Question 3 Explanation: 
Sonnet
Question 4
Dr. Digamber Singh related to
A
Singer
B
Dancer
C
Politician
D
Actor
Question 4 Explanation: 
Former BJP minister Dr Digamber Singh passed away due to multiple organ failure, in Jaipur, Rajasthan. He was taken to Jaipur's Eternal Heart Care Centre (EHCC) on 18th October 2017 because of chest pain. He died due to multiple organ failure. He is survived by wife Asha Singh and son Dr Shailesh Singh. His body was cremated with full state honours at Dr Digamber Singh Nursing College. The Rajasthan state government announced state mourning for a day in Bharatpur.
Question 5
What was the first Olympics to be boycotted by nations that had previously competed?.
A
Montreal (1976)
B
Berlin (1936)
C
Melbourne (1956 )
D
Munich (1972 )
Question 5 Explanation: 
Melbourne (1956 )
Question 6
Who is the nursery rhyme gardener?
A
Mary Mary
B
Little Bo Peep
C
Jack
D
The Little Mermaid
Question 6 Explanation: 
Mary Mary
Question 7
Who won an Oscar for directing "Slumdog Millionaire", which also won an Oscar for Best Picture?
A
Danny Boyle
B
Mahatma Ghandi
C
Clint Eastwood
D
Jawaharlal Nehru
Question 7 Explanation: 
Danny Boyle
Question 8
What territory was sold by Russia under Tsar Alexander II in 1867, for about 1.9 per acre ($4.74/km^2$), a total of US $7.2 million?
A
Romania
B
Mongolia
C
Poland
D
Alaska
Question 8 Explanation: 
Alaska
Question 9
Jwala Gutta is related to..........
A
Shooting
B
Swimming
C
Tennis
D
Badminton
Question 9 Explanation: 
Badminton:Jwala Gutta is a badminton ace of mixed Chinese-Indian origin who has won the National Badminton Championship seven times
Question 10
In the late 1960s and early 1970s, what were the family of Bill, Bob, Barry, John, Susan and Paul known as?
A
The Cowsills
B
The Brady Bunch
C
The Partridge Family
D
The Waltons
Question 10 Explanation: 
The Cowsills
Question 11
If the defaulter bank continues to default on the next working day, then the rate of penal interest can be increased to..........per annum above the Bank Rate
A
4%
B
5%
C
3%
D
2%
Question 11 Explanation: 
If the defaulter bank continues to default on the next working day, then the rate of penal interest can be increased to 5% per annum above the Bank Rate.
Question 12
Online investment platform, FundsIndia.com, has partnered with which private sector lender, to launch Unified Payments Interface (UPI) on its Android app for mutual fund payments?
A
IOB
B
Dena Bank
C
Union Bank of India
D
YES Bank
Question 12 Explanation: 
Online investment platform, FundsIndia.com, has partnered with private sector lender, YES BANK to launch Unified Payments Interface (UPI) on its Android app for mutual fund payments.On account of this tie-up, FundsIndia has become the first online mutual fund distributor to support UPI for client payments. UPI facilitates instant processing of payments and is currently the fastest way to complete mutual fund transactions as compared to National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT), Net Banking and other payment methods.To use this feature, a Virtual Payment Address (VPA) is required. FundsIndia users can create their own VPA on the FundsIndia Android app (backed by Yes Bank's engine). Thereafter the user has to link the VPA with his/her bank account.Funds India's UPI integration supports payments from 58 banks
Question 13
What is the name of the recording studio and record label established by Ray and Dave Davies, members of the British group "The Kinks"?
A
Hooter
B
Konk
C
Schnozzle
D
Mary Rose
Question 13 Explanation: 
Konk
Question 14
The Indian Agriculture Research Institute was located in..........
A
Mumbai
B
New Delhi
C
Cuttak
D
Hyderabad
Question 14 Explanation: 
New Delhi:The Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) commonly known as Pusa Institute is India's premier national Institute for agricultural research, education and extension.It was located in New Delhi
Question 15
On whose book did Walt Disney base his 1940 feature film "Pinocchio"?
A
Carlo Collodi
B
L. Frank Baum
C
Felix Salten
D
Mary Mapes Dodge
Question 15 Explanation: 
Carlo Collodi
Question 16
Who sings the theme song for the UK TV series "New Tricks"?
A
Howard Hewett
B
Eric Idle
C
Barenaked Ladies
D
Dennis Waterman
Question 16 Explanation: 
Dennis Waterman
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