General knowledge quiz 445

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Name the Finance Minister who has presented the Union Budget for highest number of times.
A
T TKrishnamachari
B
Morarji Desai
C
Y B Chavan
D
C Subramaniam
Question 1 Explanation: 
Till Date, Morarji Desai has presented Union Budget for highest number of times.
Question 2
Freckles, brownish yellow spots usually found mostly on the face, neck and hands are also known as..........?
A
Impetigo
B
Lentigo
C
Lumbago
D
Clutch Cargo
Question 2 Explanation: 
Lentigo
Question 3
The toga, a distinctive garment of Ancient Rome, was a sash, invariably made of wool, which was wrapped around the body and was generally worn over a tunic. Approximately how long was the sash?
A
3 feet (0.9 metres)
B
20 feet (6 metres)
C
100 feet (30.48 metres)
D
50 feet (15.24 metres)
Question 3 Explanation: 
20 feet (6 metres)
Question 4
..........is India's first dedicated multi wavelength space Observatory.
A
ASTROSAT
B
GEOSAT
C
SLV
D
MOM
Question 4 Explanation: 
ASTROSAT:ASTROSAT was launched on a PSLV-XL on 28 September 2015
Question 5
What is another name for zucchini?
A
Courgette
B
Aubergine
C
Eggplant
D
Avocado
Question 5 Explanation: 
Courgette
Question 6
Bucharest surname is..........
A
Little Paris
B
Holy City
C
City of roses
D
Empire City
Question 6 Explanation: 
Little Paris:In the period between the two World Wars, the city's elegant architecture and the sophistication of its elite earned Bucharest the nickname of ''Little Paris''
Question 7
Which of these novelists was born in Australia?
A
Bryce Courtenay
B
J. M. Coetzee
C
Peter Carey
D
Keri Hulme
Question 7 Explanation: 
Peter Carey
Question 8
The plot of the 1959 film "Some Like It Hot", starring Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon, is triggered by what event?
A
The end of World War II
B
Gunfight at the O.K. Corral
C
The Saint Valentine's Day massacre
D
Elvis Presley appears on the Ed Sullivan Show
Question 8 Explanation: 
The Saint Valentine's Day massacre
Question 9
Which harbour, a US naval base, was attacked by Japanese aeroplanes on 7 December 1941?
A
Amethyst
B
Pearl
C
Diamond
D
Beryl
Question 9 Explanation: 
Pearl
Question 10
Which of the following is a receipt, declaring ownership of shares of a foreign company. which can be listed in India and traded in rupees?
A
ADR
B
GDR
C
IDR
D
EDR
Question 10 Explanation: 
An IDR(Indian Depository Receipts)is a receipt, declaring ownership of shares of a foreign company. These receipts can be listed in India and traded in rupees.
Question 11
What separates Horseshoe Falls on the Canadian side of the Niagara Falls and American Falls on the American side?
A
Grand Island
B
Luna Island
C
Goat Island
D
Navy Island
Question 11 Explanation: 
Goat Island
Question 12
Forty hours before he committed suicide in 1945 Adolf Hitler married whom?
A
His favourite dog
B
Eva Braun
C
His Chief of Staff
D
A Jewish prisoner
Question 12 Explanation: 
Eva Braun
Question 13
Which English novelist wrote "Eyeless In Gaza", "Brave New World", and "Barren Leaves"?
A
Robert Louis Stevenson
B
C S Forrester
C
Jonathan Swift
D
Aldous Huxley
Question 13 Explanation: 
Aldous Huxley
Question 14
Which of these sports will be included in the Olympic Games for the first time in 2016?
A
Baseball
B
Rugby sevens
C
Softball
D
Roller sports
Question 14 Explanation: 
Rugby sevens
Question 15
The monetary currency of Greece is called (prior to Jan 1, 2002).
A
guilder
B
drachma
C
yen
D
dinar
Question 15 Explanation: 
The Euro has been in use in Greece since January the 1st, 2002. So, now Euro is the official currency of Greece. Before that date, the currency that was used in Greece was the drachma.
Question 16
Leopold of Saxe-Coburg was invited to be the first king of what country in 1831 after it gained independence from the Dutch?
A
Luxembourg
B
Belgium
C
Portugal
D
Poland
Question 16 Explanation: 
Belgium
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