General knowledge quiz 289

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
In the film "Scream", what was Drew Barrymore doing while she was on the telephone?
A
Making popcorn
B
Making the bed
C
Making love
D
Making a model aeroplane
Question 1 Explanation: 
Making popcorn
Question 2
After the World Cup in 1962, the government of Brazil declared which player an "official national treasure" to prevent him from being transferred out of the country when wealthy European clubs tried to sign him?
A
Ronaldo
B
Pele
C
Cafu
D
Zico
Question 2 Explanation: 
Pele
Question 3
Who was Formula One Champion driver for 2013?
A
Michael Schumacher
B
Nico Rosberg
C
Sebastian Vettel
D
Susie Wolff
Question 3 Explanation: 
Sebastian Vettel
Question 4
For what activity would one use a bunsen burner?
A
Geometry
B
Economics
C
Chemistry
D
Swimming
Question 4 Explanation: 
Chemistry
Question 5
Pertussis is the technical name for which of these?
A
Mumps
B
Measles
C
Whooping cough
D
Chickenpox
Question 5 Explanation: 
Whooping cough
Question 6
When was the 250cc class motorcycle replaced by the new Moto2 600 cc four-stroke class in the FIM Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix?
A
2012
B
2010
C
1983
D
1987
Question 6 Explanation: 
2010
Question 7
Until the introduction of the Euro on 1 January 2002, which country had the lira as its basic currency unit?
A
Italy
B
Belgium
C
France
D
The Netherlands
Question 7 Explanation: 
Italy
Question 8
Harry Webb, who performs under the name of Cliff Richard, was born where?
A
Australia
B
India
C
New Zealand
D
South Africa
Question 8 Explanation: 
India
Question 9
The show "Holby City" was a spin off from which UK TV series?
A
Dr Finlay's Casebook
B
Silent Witness
C
Casualty
D
Hospital
Question 9 Explanation: 
Casualty
Question 10
What is the capital of the province of Saskatchewan, Canada?
A
Moose Jaw
B
Saskatoon
C
Regina
D
Prince Albert
Question 10 Explanation: 
Regina
Question 11
When was the first elevator built?
A
1743
B
1739
C
1760
D
1785
Question 11 Explanation: 
The first elevator was built in the palace of King Louis XV. It only traveled up one floor, and was hand powered by men inside the chimney.
Question 12
..........developed by NPCI has been helping the Government and Government Agencies in making the Direct Benefit Transfer scheme a success.
A
NACH's Mandate Management System (MMS)
B
NACH's online Dispute Management System (DMS)
C
NACH's Aadhaar Payment Bridge (APB)
D
All of these
Question 12 Explanation: 
APB System has been successfully channelizing the Government subsidies and benefits to the intended beneficiaries using the Aadhaar numbers. The APB System links the Government Departments and their sponsor banks on one side and beneficiary banks and beneficiary on the other hand.
Question 13
Which capital city was nearly destroyed by earthquake in 1972?
A
Tegucigalpa, Honduras
B
Managua, Nicaragua
C
Sacramento, California
D
Wellington, New Zealand
Question 13 Explanation: 
Managua, Nicaragua
Question 14
Which is a long duration variety of rice which is introduced from Malaysia?
A
Madhuri
B
Mahsuri
C
Jaya
D
Govid
Question 14 Explanation: 
Mahsuri:Mahsuri is a long duration variety of rice cultivated in Wayanad. The variety is tall and produces short bold grains.
Question 15
What was the fictional family with children called Greg, Peter, Bobby, Marcia, Jan and Cindy, that first came to US TV screens in 1969?
A
The Cowsills
B
The Partridge Family
C
The Waltons
D
The Brady Bunch
Question 15 Explanation: 
The Brady Bunch
Question 16
A form of currency in which the value of the currency comes from the material of which it is made is called..........
A
Commercial Bank Money
B
Representative Money
C
Commodity Money
D
Fiat Money
Question 16 Explanation: 
Commodity money is money whose value comes from a commodity of which it is made. It consists of objects that have value in themselves as well as value in their use as money. Example:-Gold, silver.
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