General knowledge quiz 412

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
In which year the dual Government of Bengal was established?
A
1914
B
1903
C
1867
D
1765
Question 1 Explanation: 
1765.:The Dual Government of Bengal was a double system of administration, which was introduced by Robert Clive. The British East India Company obtained the actual power; where as the responsibility and charge of administration was entrusted to the Nawab of Bengal.The dual Government of Bengal was established in 1765
Question 2
Which organisation was involved in a scandal in the 1980s, concerning the 1982 $3.5 billion collapse of Banco Ambrosiano, has been the subject of a US government report which accused it of funding the Solidarity Polish trade-union and the Contras, and managing US covert funds, was reported in 2009 of being investigated for money laundering transactions worth Euro 180 million (US$ 218 million) and in September 2010 came under investigation for other money laundering charges?
A
Bank of America
B
The Institute for Works of Religion
C
Deutsche Bank
D
Bank of England
Question 2 Explanation: 
The Institute for Works of Religion
Question 3
The Zambezi River flows into the Indian Ocean from where?
A
Southern India
B
Mozambique
C
Sri Lanka
D
Oman
Question 3 Explanation: 
Mozambique
Question 4
The Indus Valley Civilisation is also known..........
A
Ancient Civilization
B
Mohenjodaro Civilization
C
Mature Harappan Civilisation
D
Harappan Civilisation
Question 4 Explanation: 
Harappan Civilisation:The Indus Valley Civilisation is also known as the Harappan Civilisation, after Harappa, the first of its sites to be excavated in 1920
Question 5
What is identified by an I. S. B. N.?
A
Book
B
Car engine
C
Colour
D
Dog
Question 5 Explanation: 
Book
Question 6
Which delta blues musician wrote "Love in Vain", "Cross Road Blues", and "Rambling on My Mind"?
A
John Lee Hooker
B
Elmore James
C
Jimmy Reed
D
Robert Johnson
Question 6 Explanation: 
Robert Johnson
Question 7
In 2014, Yan Bingtao from China became the youngest ever amateur snooker world champion when he won the IBSF World Snooker Championship. How old was he?
A
9
B
14
C
18
D
25
Question 7 Explanation: 
14
Question 8
Satellite launching station is located at
A
Sriharikotta (Andhra Pradesh)
B
Solapur (Maharashtra)
C
Salem (Tamilnadu)
D
Warangal (Andhra Pradesh)
Question 9
Joseph Smith is known as the founder of what movement?
A
Unification Church
B
Scientology
C
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
D
Salvation Army
Question 9 Explanation: 
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
Question 10
Recently, Koodiyattom artiste Margi Sathi passed away. She belongs to..........
A
Kerala
B
Madhya Pradesh
C
Tamilnadu
D
Karnataka
Question 10 Explanation: 
About Margi Sathi:She had performed at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris in October 2001 as part of a programme to mark UNESCO's proclamation of Kutiyattam as a ''masterpiece of oral and intangible heritage of humanity''. She was given various recognitions like Junior Fellowship of the Ministry of Culture, Government of India for research project in Nangiarkoothu, Kerala Sangeet Nataka Academy Award for Koodiyattam, etc.
Question 11
Basant Panchami is related to which state?
A
Gujarat
B
Kerala
C
Bihar
D
Haryana
Question 11 Explanation: 
Haryana:Basant Panchami, the Festival of Spring, is celebrated mainly in Haryana and Punjab, during February-March. It is celebrated at the end of winter to welcome Summer
Question 12
In 2011 Mario Draghi assumed the presidency of which institution?
A
World Wildlife Fund
B
FIFA
C
European Central Bank
D
World Chess Federation
Question 12 Explanation: 
European Central Bank
Question 13
Malagasy is an official language of which country?
A
Mali
B
Somalia
C
Madagascar
D
Oman
Question 13 Explanation: 
Madagascar
Question 14
In which country does over half of the population live on reclaimed land?
A
Kenya
B
The Netherlands
C
New Zealand
D
Canada
Question 14 Explanation: 
The Netherlands
Question 15
Biz Stone, Evan Williams and Jack Dorsey were involved with the launch of what computer application?
A
Facebook
B
Yahoo!
C
Google
D
Twitter
Question 15 Explanation: 
Twitter
Question 16
New York City is due south of which of these cities?
A
Washington
B
Boston
C
Pittsburgh
D
Montreal
Question 16 Explanation: 
Montreal
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