General knowledge quiz 314

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Who chairs the Invictus Games Foundation?
A
Capt. Dave Henson
B
Prince Harry
C
Lord Coe
D
Sir Keith Mills
Question 1 Explanation: 
Sir Keith Mills
Question 2
Which of these is a type of boat?
A
Skiff
B
Tiff
C
Miff
D
Biff
Question 2 Explanation: 
Skiff
Question 3
In 1846, using mathematical predictions by French mathematician Urbain Le Verrier, German astronomer Johann Gottfried Galle became the first person to observe which planet?
A
Uranus
B
Saturn
C
Neptune
D
Mercury
Question 3 Explanation: 
Neptune
Question 4
What is the term for a wine with harsh and pronounced flavours?
A
Albanian
B
Angry
C
Admonishing
D
Aggressive
Question 4 Explanation: 
Aggressive
Question 5
United Artists, formed in 1919 as a reaction from commercial film companies of the time, was an alliance between actors Mary Pickford, Charlie Chaplin, and Douglas Fairbanks and who else?
A
Actor Shirley Temple
B
Actor Lillian Gish
C
Director D.W.Griffith
D
Actor Al Jolson
Question 5 Explanation: 
Director D.W.Griffith
Question 6
What word's original meaning was to do with "relating to a specific place" (such as where indigenous plants or animals were found in a specific area)?
A
Pandemic
B
Epidemic
C
Endemic
D
Emetic
Question 6 Explanation: 
Endemic
Question 7
Which of these is a supermodel?
A
Celine Dion
B
Linda Evangalista
C
Chrissie Hynde
D
Kate Middleton
Question 7 Explanation: 
Linda Evangalista
Question 8
There are 296 steps from where to where?
A
The floor of St Paul's Cathedral, London, UK, to the Whispering Gallery inside the dome
B
Ground level to the top of the Empire State Building, New York, USA
C
To the top of the Leaning Tower, Pisa, Italy from ground level
D
The pedestal of the Statue of Liberty, New York, USA, to the crown
Question 8 Explanation: 
To the top of the Leaning Tower, Pisa, Italy from ground level
Question 9
Loans to individuals for educational purposes including vocational courses up to..........irrespective of the sanctioned amount are eligible for classification under priority sector.
A
Rs. 5 lakh
B
Rs. 10 lakh
C
Rs. 15 lakh
D
Rs. 20 lakh
Question 9 Explanation: 
Loans to individuals for educational purposes including vocational courses up to Rs.10 lakh irrespective of the sanctioned amount are eligible for classification under priority sector.
Question 10
Why did Charles de Gaulle and his wife Yvonne establish a foundation in 1945 for people who have Down's Syndrome?
A
Their daughter had Down's Syndrome
B
Yvonne de Gaulle's brother had Down's Syndrome
C
A previous foundation was destroyed in bombing and the people there killed by Nazis
D
It matched one just established by the Vichy government
Question 10 Explanation: 
Their daughter had Down's Syndrome
Question 11
Which of the following UN agencies has its headquarters at Paris?
A
UNESCO
B
ILO
C
FAO
D
IMO
Question 12
Where is 0 degrees latitude and 0 degrees longtitude?
A
In the Atlantic Ocean, 20 degrees West of Lisbon, Portugal
B
The Canary Islands, due West of Morocco
C
In the Atlantic Ocean, due south of Ghana and due West of Gabon.
D
Among the islands that make up Kiribati
Question 12 Explanation: 
In the Atlantic Ocean, due south of Ghana and due West of Gabon.
Question 13
Who set a new land speed record in a motor car of 91.37 mph on Lake St Clair on 12 January 1904?
A
Charles Chrysler
B
Malcolm Campbell
C
Juan Fangio
D
Henry Ford
Question 13 Explanation: 
Henry Ford
Question 14
Which King was less than a year old when he became King of England?
A
William the Conqueror
B
Elizabeth I
C
Henry VIII
D
Henry VI
Question 14 Explanation: 
Henry VI
Question 15
Dr. Amiya Chakravarthy is known for his
A
work in the Chipko movement
B
composing music for Ray's films
C
being literary Secretary to R. N. Tagore
D
patenting a living organism
Question 16
Which is a key species in the ecosystem of the Pantanal?
A
Fleas (Tunga Penetrans)
B
Fruit flies (Diptera, Tephritidae)
C
Apple snails (Pomacea lineata)
D
Mosquitoes (Aedes Aegypti)
Question 16 Explanation: 
Apple snails (Pomacea lineata)
There are 16 questions to complete.

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