General knowledge quiz 258

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
When did homosexuality between consenting adults cease to be illegal in England and Wales?
A
1957
B
1967
C
1977
D
1987
Question 1 Explanation: 
1967
Question 2
Chicago, Illinois, U S A, is on the shores of what body of water?
A
Lake Michigan
B
Atlantic Ocean
C
Lake Huron
D
Hudson River
Question 2 Explanation: 
Lake Michigan
Question 3
..........is the largest natural satellite in the solar system
A
Eris
B
Haumea
C
Ganymede
D
Charon
Question 3 Explanation: 
Ganymede:Ganymede is the largest moon of Jupiter and in the Solar System, and the only moon known to have a magnetosphere. It is the seventh satellite outward from Jupiter
Question 4
Where in the human body is the sacroiliac joint?
A
Between the base of the spine and the pelvis
B
Betwen the head and the nick
C
Between the shoulder blade and the upper arm
D
Between the pelvis and the thingh
Question 4 Explanation: 
Between the base of the spine and the pelvis
Question 5
Which of these is a British geologist who greatly influenced the modern study of geology with his book "The Principles Of Geology"?
A
Sir Charles Lyell
B
John Lyly
C
Robert Lynd
D
Lord John Lyndhurst
Question 5 Explanation: 
Sir Charles Lyell
Question 6
The legislature gains a priority over the executive in..........
A
a Federal Government
B
a Parliamentary Government
C
an Authoritarian Government
D
a Presidential Government
Question 6 Explanation: 
a Parliamentary Government:The Executive (i.e. the political Executive the Council of Ministers) remains responsible and the administration accountable to Parliament. It is the function of Parliament to exercise political and financial control over the Executive and to ensure parliamentary surveillance of administration. Executive responsibility and administrative accountability, are two different functional concepts.
Question 7
A Committee on Banking Supervision which provides a forum for regular cooperation on banking supervisory matters and to enhance understanding of key supervisory issues and improve the quality of banking supervision worldwide.
A
BIS
B
BASEL
C
European Banking Supervisors
D
AIIB
Question 7 Explanation: 
BASEL is a set of international banking regulations put forth by the Basel Committee on Bank Supervision, which set out the minimum capital requirements of financial institutions with the goal of minimizing credit risk.
Question 8
Ralph Samuelson was only 18 when he invented this sporting item in 1922. What was that?
A
Golf tee
B
Motorboat
C
Water skis
D
Hang glider
Question 8 Explanation: 
The new item was first used on Lake Pepin in Minnesota.
Question 9
Which of these is a river?
A
Mamba
B
Mamberamo
C
Mambo
D
Mammoth
Question 9 Explanation: 
Mamberamo
Question 10
What is the science of weather and climate?
A
Meteorology
B
Pharmacology
C
Petrology
D
Oceanography
Question 10 Explanation: 
Meteorology
Question 11
From what does vinegar derive its sour taste?
A
Acetic acid
B
Calcium
C
Chlorine
D
Citric acid
Question 11 Explanation: 
Acetic acid
Question 12
Which is/are the important raw material(s) required in cement industry?
A
Gypsum and Clay
B
Clay
C
Limestone and Clay
D
Limestone
Question 13
Renuka Sagara, aka Malaprabha reservoir and Navilutheertha reservoir, is a dam constructed across the..........River in the Krishna River basin.
A
Tungabhadra
B
Kaveri
C
Malaprabha
D
Bhadra
Question 14
Known as "snap apple", "bobbing for apples" and "dooking" what does this game ask its participants to do?
A
Curtsey to one another while covering as many apples as possible
B
Pluck apples or almonds out of burning brandy and eat them
C
Swing apples on a string against one another
D
Capture apples either floating in water or hanging from a string
Question 14 Explanation: 
Capture apples either floating in water or hanging from a string
Question 15
In the 1960s Raymond Davis Jr. set up a deep underground laboratory. Under what was the laboratory built?
A
The Mammoth Site near Hot Springs, South Dakota, USA
B
Henderson Mine near Empire, Colorado, USA
C
The Black Hills, South Dakota, USA
D
Homestake gold mine, South Dakota, USA
Question 15 Explanation: 
Homestake gold mine, South Dakota, USA
Question 16
Who was the US president at the time of the Wall Street Crash?
A
Bill Clinton
B
Richard Nixon
C
Herbert Hoover
D
Teddy Roosevelt
Question 16 Explanation: 
Herbert Hoover
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