General knowledge quiz 422

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
World's first Bitcoin ATM located in..........
A
US
B
Brazil
C
Canada
D
UK
Question 1 Explanation: 
The world's first-ever Bitcoin ATM opened in Vancouver, Canada. It enables Bitcoin owners to exchange the digital currency for cash, and vice versa. Bitcoin is a digital currency also called crypto-currency that is not backed by any country's central bank or government. Bitcoins can be traded for goods or services with vendors who accept Bitcoins as payment.
Question 2
The Quit India movement began from..........
A
Lucknow
B
Kolkata
C
Bombay
D
Ahmedabad
Question 2 Explanation: 
Bombay:On 8th August 1942, Mahatma Gandhi launched the Quit India Movement for freedom from British rule in Mumbai (then Bombay). The Quit India Movement, also known as the August Movement was a Civil Disobedience Movement launched by Gandhi
Question 3
What was the area now known as the Mekong Delta called in the 19th century?
A
Saigon
B
The Republic of Vietnam
C
Cochinchina
D
Khmer Krom
Question 3 Explanation: 
Cochinchina
Question 4
What live in an artificial environment known as a formicarium?
A
Reptiles
B
Fish
C
Ants
D
Gerbils
Question 4 Explanation: 
Ants
Question 5
The Fundamental duties are enshrined in..........
A
Artilce 51A
B
Artilce 54A
C
Article 52
D
Artilce 51
Question 5 Explanation: 
Artilce 51A:Fundamental Duties of the citizens of India mentioned in Article 51A of the Indian Constitution. By the 42nd Amendment of the Constitution, adopted in 1976, Fundamental Duties of the citizens have also been enumerated.
Question 6
What fluid results from lachrymation?
A
Milk
B
Blood
C
Sweat
D
Tears
Question 6 Explanation: 
Tears
Question 7
Who did Jon Venables and Robert Thompson kidnap from a shopping centre in Bootle, Liverpool on 12 February 1993?
A
Jim Bolger
B
James Bulger
C
Rhys Jones
D
Tom Jones
Question 7 Explanation: 
James Bulger
Question 8
What strait connects the Persian Gulf with the Gulf Of Oman?
A
Strait of Tartary
B
Kanmon Straits
C
Bashi Channel
D
Hormuz
Question 8 Explanation: 
Hormuz
Question 9
What role did John Flamsteed (1646-1719) fill in Great Britain?
A
Archbishop of Canterbury
B
Royal Military Advisor
C
Astronomer Royal
D
Chancellor of the Exchequer
Question 9 Explanation: 
Astronomer Royal
Question 10
What is a boson?
A
A ship's officer
B
An elementary particle
C
A musical instrument
D
A bout of heavy rain
Question 10 Explanation: 
An elementary particle
Question 11
Which sectors contribution highest in total gross savings?
A
Public
B
Private
C
Household
D
Government
Question 11 Explanation: 
Household:India, domestic savings comprises of savings from household, private corporate and public sector. Household sector dominates with around 70% contribution to total gross savings. It consists of physical and financial savings. Private corporate sector contributes to around 20% followed by public sector of around 4% to total gross savings.
Question 12
What were the two contestants in a race in 1830 from Baltimore to Ohio in the USA?
A
A locomotive and a train pulled by a horse
B
A donkey and a horse ridden backwards
C
Two locomotives
D
Two nannies with prams
Question 12 Explanation: 
A locomotive and a train pulled by a horse
Question 13
2021 men's World Championship to be held in which country?
A
Italy
B
Japan
C
India
D
China
Question 13 Explanation: 
India:In a historic first for Indian boxing, the country will host the men's World Championship for the first time in 2021 besides next year's women's World Championship, shaking off the last remnants of administrative turmoil that once plagued the sport.
Question 14
Which bank has recently deployed 'software robots' to perform its banking operations?
A
Axis Bank
B
HDFC
C
State bank of India
D
ICICI
Question 14 Explanation: 
The country's largest private lender ICICI Bank became the first bank in India to deploy 'software robots, that emulate human action, in its over 200 business processes, thereby reducing the response time to customers by up to 60 per cent.
Question 15
Where was the headquarters of European Union located?
A
Brussels
B
Paris
C
London
D
Rome
Question 16
Which of these is in a time zone which is 45 minutes offset from Universal Time?
A
Greenland
B
Madagascar
C
The Scilly Isles, UK
D
Chatham Islands, New Zealand
Question 16 Explanation: 
Chatham Islands, New Zealand
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