General knowledge quiz 371

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Where are the Straits of Mackinac?
A
Between Alaska and Russia
B
Between Lakes Huron & Michigan
C
Northwest Turkey, between the Aegean Sea and the Sea of Marmara
D
Between Tierra del Fuego and the South American mainland
Question 1 Explanation: 
Between Lakes Huron & Michigan
Question 2
The name of a brand famous since 1899, and known internationally for its range of canned meat and pies, comes from what major South American port?
A
Swift, Argentina
B
Fray Bentos, Uruguay
C
Santos, Brazil
D
Coquimbo, Chile
Question 2 Explanation: 
Fray Bentos, Uruguay
Question 3
The theatres for which war included Odessa, Yevpatoriya, Sevastopol, Balaklava, Inkerman, and Kinburn?
A
The Wars of the Roses
B
American Civil War
C
Crimean War
D
The Boer War
Question 3 Explanation: 
Crimean War
Question 4
The agency which is tasked with collecting analysing and disseminating information related to dubious financial transactions is..........
A
Financial Intelligence Unit(FIU)
B
Financial Action Task Force(FATF)
C
Central Economic Intelligence Bureau(CEIB)
D
Central Intelligence Bureau(CIB)
Question 4 Explanation: 
The Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU), an agency tasked with collecting, analysing and disseminating information related to dubious financial transactions.The main function of FIU-IND is to receive cash/suspicious transaction reports, analyse them and, as appropriate, disseminate valuable financial information to intelligence/enforcement agencies and regulatory authorities.
Question 5
A hypodermic needle is called that because of its capacity to do what?
A
Be extra sharp
B
Enter a muscle, vein or artery
C
Transfer the contents of its syringe to a living organism
D
Penetrate to under the skin
Question 5 Explanation: 
Penetrate to under the skin
Question 6
What was the first name of the first First Lady of the USA?
A
Marina
B
Martha
C
Emma
D
Georgina
Question 6 Explanation: 
Martha
Question 7
Where was a battle fought between General Robert E Lee and General Meade from 1 to 3 July 1863, which is generally accepted as the turning point of the American Civil War?
A
Gettysburg
B
Fort Sumter
C
Alamo
D
Arlington
Question 7 Explanation: 
Gettysburg
Question 8
The government has proposed to launch a new and restructured Central scheme for export named..........in 2017-18.
A
Trade and Export Promotion Scheme (TEPS)
B
Trade Infrastructure for Export Scheme (TIES)
C
Export Infrastructure Innovation Scheme (EIIS)
D
Export Oriented Unit Scheme (EOUS)
Question 8 Explanation: 
A new and restructured Central scheme with a focus on export infrastructure, namely, Trade Infrastructure for Export Scheme (TIES) will be launched in 2017-18 to create infrastructure for exports and reduce transaction costs for traders.
Question 9
What is the French name for Lake Geneva?
A
Lac Leman
B
Lake Geneva
C
Lac du Suisse
D
Clermont-Ferrand
Question 9 Explanation: 
Lac Leman
Question 10
What are Mammoth, Whistler, Bansko, Afriski, Niseko, and Cardrona?
A
Hop beers
B
Watercolour paintings
C
Ski resorts
D
Species of moth
Question 10 Explanation: 
Ski resorts
Question 11
What are Prowl, Sunstreaker, Wheeljack, Ironhide, Skids, Swoop, Gears, Huffer, Windcharger, Reflector and Soundwave?
A
Smurfs
B
Characters from "American Gladiator"
C
Transformer toys
D
Wombles
Question 11 Explanation: 
Transformer toys
Question 12
Which of these countries has the least number of colours on its flag?
A
Australia
B
United Kingdom
C
South Africa
D
Switzerland
Question 12 Explanation: 
Switzerland
Question 13
In which did the franc become the single currency in 1850?
A
Sweden
B
Switzerland
C
Swaziland
D
Suriname
Question 13 Explanation: 
Switzerland
Question 14
What is the term for the change in direction of a wavefront at an interface between two different media so that the wavefront returns into the medium from which it originated, common examples of which include the behaviour of light, sound and water waves?
A
Defenestration
B
Gestation
C
Quotation
D
Reflection
Question 14 Explanation: 
Reflection
Question 15
Four new categories were introduced for the 2018 Winter Olympics, being:mixed doubles curling, mass start speedskating, team alpine skiing, and which other?
A
Ski half-pipe
B
Snowboarding big air
C
Biathlon mixed relay
D
Team figure skating
Question 15 Explanation: 
Snowboarding big air
Question 16
Where is the liqueur "Benedictine" traditionally made?
A
Fecamp
B
Toulouse
C
Ankara
D
Calcutta
Question 16 Explanation: 
Fecamp
There are 16 questions to complete.

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