General knowledge quiz 294

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Who would be interested in pabulum?
A
A psychiatrist
B
A scribe
C
A ceramic artist
D
Someone who is hungry
Question 1 Explanation: 
Someone who is hungry
Question 2
Water stored in a dam possesses which energy?
A
Electrical Energy
B
Potential energy
C
Kinetic energy
D
Solar Energy
Question 2 Explanation: 
Kinetic energy:Water stored in a dam possesses (d) potential energy and once the water is falling it has kinetic energy.
Question 3
Britain's largest suspension bridge crosses which river?
A
Thames
B
Severn
C
Humber
D
Tay
Question 3 Explanation: 
Humber
Question 4
In tennis, the annual Grand Slam season consists of the French Open, the U.S. Open, the Wimbledon Championship and which other?
A
America's Cup
B
Queen's Club Championships
C
Davis Cup
D
Australian Open
Question 4 Explanation: 
Australian Open
Question 5
What is the name given to the four international treaties made in 1864, 1906, 1929 and 1949 and the three "Protocols" from 1977, that concern the treatment of non-combatants and prisoners of war?
A
Berne Convention
B
Hague Convention
C
Geneva Convention
D
The Treaties of Utrecht
Question 5 Explanation: 
Geneva Convention
Question 6
Which country has written a letter to United Nations (UN) urging to declare 2018 as the 'International Year of Millets'?
A
China
B
India
C
Russia
D
Sri lanka
Question 6 Explanation: 
Indian Government has written a letter to United Nations (UN) urging to declare 2018 as the 'International Year of Millets'. If this request is accepted by UN, it will help in spreading awareness about nutritional value of millets across the world. Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh wrote a letter to UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres stating that there is a need to promote millets as awareness is low among consumers, policy makers as well as food industry. In terms of nutritional value, millets are superior to wheat and rice as it contains higher level of protein with more balanced amino acid profile, crude fibre and minerals
Question 7
American rapper Tramar Dillard is better known by what stage name?
A
Flo Rida
B
Della Ware
C
You Taa
D
Ma Maine
Question 7 Explanation: 
Flo Rida
Question 8
Which two Gibb brothers in the Bee Gees were twins?
A
Robin and Maurice
B
Andy and Barry
C
Barry and Maurice
D
Barry and Robin
Question 8 Explanation: 
Robin and Maurice
Question 9
Who was the last king of Egypt?
A
Farouk I
B
Fuad II
C
Haile Selassie
D
Mohammed Reza
Question 9 Explanation: 
Fuad II
Question 10
Who provided the voice of "Charlie" for Charlie's Angels in the original TV series and the films made in 2000 and 2003?
A
John Forsythe
B
Raymond Burr
C
Richard Burton
D
Richard Harris
Question 10 Explanation: 
John Forsythe
Question 11
Which Olympic gold medallist rowed across the Atlantic with UK TV presenter Ben Fogle?
A
Russell Coutts
B
Ian Ferguson
C
James Cracknell
D
Elton John
Question 11 Explanation: 
James Cracknell
Question 12
Which British journal of political and social satire was first published in June 1841?
A
Horse and Hounds
B
Private Eye
C
Tatler
D
Punch
Question 12 Explanation: 
Punch
Question 13
Which of these islands belong to Spain?
A
Falkland Islands
B
Balearic Islands
C
Scilly Islands
D
Chatham Islands
Question 13 Explanation: 
Balearic Islands
Question 14
Which rock musical by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman is about a florist shop worker who raises a plant that feeds on human blood?
A
The Rocky Horror Show
B
Little Shop of Horrors
C
The Secret Garden
D
The Mystery of Edwin Drood
Question 14 Explanation: 
Little Shop of Horrors
Question 15
..........was the first black republic in the world
A
Mali
B
Haiti
C
Egypt
D
Kenya
Question 15 Explanation: 
Haiti:On January 1st 1804, Jean-Jacques Dessalines, an African-born ex-slave could declare Haiti independent. It was the first black republic in the world and the first country in the Western hemisphere to abolish slavery completely.
Question 16
Which of the following is the Headquarters of Disha Microfin Ltd?
A
Ahmedabad
B
Hyderabad
C
Jalandhar
D
Chennai
Question 16 Explanation: 
The Headquarters of Disha Microfin Ltd-Ahmedabad
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