General knowledge quiz 267

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The elfstedentocht, or 11 cities tour on ice, is held in Friesland in the north of the Netherlands at irregular gaps, though never more than once a year, and is anticipated by amateur and professional skaters alike. What determines when it is held?
A
Weather in the North Sea
B
The ice must be at least 20 cm thick for at least 150 km of the course
C
The dates of other international skating events
D
The ice must be, and remain, at least 15 cm thick along the entire almost 200 km course
Question 1 Explanation: 
The ice must be, and remain, at least 15 cm thick along the entire almost 200 km course
Question 2
Firdausi was
A
a poet
B
well known for his epic 'Shahnama'
C
Both option A and B
D
None of the above
Question 3
There are..........promoter banks in National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI).
A
Five
B
Four
C
Six
D
Ten
Question 3 Explanation: 
NPCI has ten promoter banks namely, State Bank of India, Punjab National Bank, Canara Bank, Bank of Baroda, Union Bank of India, Bank of India, ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, Citibank and HSBC.
Question 4
Government had proposed to launch an ''Operation Greens'' on the lines of ''Operation Flood''. ''Operation Greens'' shall promote Farmer Producers Organizations (FPOs), agri-logistics, processing facilities and professional management. What is the sum allocated for this operation?
A
300 crore
B
350 crore
C
400 crore
D
500 crore
Question 4 Explanation: 
Tomato, onion and potato are basic vegetables consumed throughout the year. However, seasonal and regional production of these perishable commodities poses a challenge in connecting farmers and consumers in a manner that satisfies both. Our Government proposes to launch an ''Operation Greens'' on the lines of ''Operation Flood''. ''Operation Greens'' shall promote Farmer Producers Organizations (FPOs), agri-logistics, processing facilities and professional management. Government has allocated a sum of '500 crore for this purpose.
Question 5
CRAR of 9% prescribed with effect from 31 March, 2000.In this A denote
A
Adequacy
B
Autonomy
C
Assests
D
Account
Question 5 Explanation: 
Assets:Capital adequacy:CRAR(Capital to Risk Assets Ratio) of 9% prescribed with effect from 31 March 2000
Question 6
Which of these is not a "portmanteau" word?
A
Napalm
B
Gerrymander
C
Tanzania
D
Smarm
Question 6 Explanation: 
Smarm
Question 7
Why did Michael Gambon step into the role of Dumbledore in the third film in the Harry Potter series in 2004, replacing Richard Harris?
A
The new director took the post on condition that he could work with Gambon
B
Increasing ill health made Harris unable to commit to what was becoming a series
C
Harris died
D
Harris was committed to another film
Question 7 Explanation: 
Harris died
Question 8
What playwright was jailed for stealing and defacing books from the Islington Library?
A
Edward Bond
B
Harold Pinter
C
John Osbourne
D
Joe Orton
Question 8 Explanation: 
Joe Orton
Question 9
Who was crowned 'Miss India USA 2017' at the pageant held at Royal Alberts Palace in Edison, New Jersey?
A
Richa Gangopadhyay
B
Shree Saini
C
Monica Gill Marok
D
Pranathy Sharma
Question 9 Explanation: 
Shree Saini was crowned 'Miss India USA 2017' at the pageant held at Royal Alberts Palace in Edison, New Jersey.Shree Saini is a resident of Washington state. She is 21 years old. She is a student at the University of Washington and an anti-bullying activist. First runner up for this title was Prachi Singh from Connecticut. Second runner-up was Fareena from North Carolina.Kavita Malhotra Pattani, a cancer surgeon from Florida was named Mrs India USA 2017. Swapna Mannam from New Jersey was declared Miss Teen India USA 2017.This pageant was started by New York-based Indian Americans Dharmatma Saran and Neelam Saran 36 years ago.
Question 10
Who is the first Indian to occupy the top spot on the ITTF World Junior Circuit standings?
A
Abhay Parshal
B
Abhay Thakkar
C
Viswanath Anand
D
Manav Thakkar
Question 10 Explanation: 
Manav Thakkar has become the first Indian to occupy the top spot (3, 455 points) on the ITTF World Junior Circuit standings. He hails from Surat. He was previously placed at No. 5 position. He has reached the top position of top ITTF Junior Circuit standings after finishing runner-up at the 2017 Serbian Junior and Cadet Open, Belgrade. Through this Manav Thakkar has ensured a place for himself in the ITTF World Junior Circuit Finals to be held in February 2018 in Luxembourg.
Question 11
"if you wanna make the world a better place, take a look at yourself then make a change" is a line from what song?
A
Revolution
B
Blowin'in the Wind
C
Street Fighting Man
D
Man In The Mirror
Question 11 Explanation: 
Man In The Mirror
Question 12
The Scripps National Spelling Bee competition is open to contestants from USA, Canada, Mexico, Jamaica, New Zealand, Guam, Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Ghana, South Korea, the Bahamas and which European country?
A
Germany
B
Great Britain
C
Ireland
D
France
Question 12 Explanation: 
Germany
Question 13
How is the succession determined in the only current absolute monarchy in Africa?
A
After the king's death an independent council decides which of his wives has borne the heir
B
Election
C
The oldest son
D
The oldest child, whether male or female
Question 13 Explanation: 
After the king's death an independent council decides which of his wives has borne the heir
Question 14
Which of these is not a line from "I Won't Go Home Without You" by Maroon 5?
A
Just give me one more chance to make it right
B
Every night you cry yourself to sleep
C
It's not over tonight
D
That dress it makes you look a fright
Question 14 Explanation: 
That dress it makes you look a fright
Question 15
Dr.M.V.Sridhar is related to
A
Journalist
B
Cricketer
C
Researcher
D
Politician
Question 15 Explanation: 
Dr. M.V. Sridhar, 51 a Former Hyderabad Ranji Trophy star and ex-secretary of the Hyderabad Cricket Association passed away.He was suffering from a massive heart attack. He was also serving as the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) General Manager from 2013.He also has a great administration skill. He has the distinction of the third-highest individual score in the history of the Ranji Trophy against Andhra in January 1994.
Question 16
Che Guevara is associated with the history of which of these countries?
A
Somalia
B
Italy
C
India
D
Cuba
Question 16 Explanation: 
Cuba
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