General knowledge quiz 462

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
In 1985 Stevie Wonder won an Oscar for the song "I Just Called to Say I Love You"; shortly afterwards it was banned by the South African Broadcasting Corporation. What was the reason?
A
Broadcasts were suspected of including code messages for the ANC
B
He dedicated the Oscar to Nelson Mandela
C
The acrostic of one of the verses was deemed to be offensive in South Africa
D
He suspected by the South African government of supporting the guerilla cause
Question 1 Explanation: 
He dedicated the Oscar to Nelson Mandela
Question 2
The Elgin Marbles, currently in the British Museum, came from which building?
A
Parthenon
B
The White House
C
The Sphinx
D
Wembley Stadium
Question 2 Explanation: 
Parthenon
Question 3
In which British sitcom does recently-widowed Audrey fforbes-Hamilton have to sell her manor house, which is bought by Richard DeVere, a nouveau riche millionaire supermarket owner?
A
The Good Life
B
The Goodies
C
Absolutely Fabulous
D
To the Manor Born
Question 3 Explanation: 
To the Manor Born
Question 4
Where is Veer Savarkar International Airport located?
A
Pune, Maharashtra
B
Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
C
Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands
D
Guwahati, Assam
Question 4 Explanation: 
Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Question 5
The Headquarters of National Payments Corporation of India(NPCI) is..........
A
New Delhi
B
Hyderabad
C
Mumbai
D
Chennai
Question 5 Explanation: 
National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), Mumbai is an umbrella organization for all retail payments system in India. It was set up with the guidance and support of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and Indian Banks' Association (IBA). The RBI, after setting up the Board for Regulation and Supervision of Payment and Settlement Systems (BPSS) in 2005, released a vision document incorporating a proposal to set up an umbrella
Question 6
Which of the following is currency of Kenya?
A
Shilling
B
CFA franc
C
Rupee
D
Euro
Question 6 Explanation: 
Shilling:Kenya-Nairobi(Capital) and Shilling(Currency)
Question 7
CAPART is engaged primarily with which one of the following?
A
Urban Development
B
Education
C
Rural Development
D
Financial Inclusion
Question 7 Explanation: 
Rural Development:Council for Advancement of People's Action and Rural Technology (CAPART) is a nodal organization for rural development. The main purpose of this organization is to promote and organize the joint venture emerging between the Government of India and the voluntary organizations pertaining to the development of the rural sector.
Question 8
The main dividing line between the geological regions of the Indo Gangetic plain and the peninsula is
A
the Vindhya range
B
the Aravallis
C
the Nilgiri hills
D
the Satpwas
Question 9
Which continent lies directly to the east of Europe?
A
Africa
B
North America
C
Asia
D
Australia
Question 9 Explanation: 
Asia
Question 10
A PSA test is used to detect what?
A
Foot and mouth disease
B
Prostate cancer
C
Radiation
D
Union interference
Question 10 Explanation: 
Prostate cancer
Question 11
Who is the author of three mystery novels "The Shadow Catchers" (2006), "Chillwater Cove" (2007) and "Broken Wing" (2009), a continuing series revolving around a pair of FBI special agents, Mike Yeager and Peggy Weaver?
A
Laurie Lakeman
B
Seth Lakeman
C
Joan Fry Lakeman
D
Thomas Lakeman
Question 11 Explanation: 
Thomas Lakeman
Question 12
What kind of music does Simon Cowell's group Il Divo perform?
A
Skiffle
B
Gospel
C
Classical crossover
D
Country
Question 12 Explanation: 
Classical crossover
Question 13
In freetyle skiing, what is the name of a mid-air split, with one leg pointed backwards and the other forwards?
A
Minnie
B
Goofy
C
Mickey
D
Daffy
Question 13 Explanation: 
Daffy
Question 14
Double vision, the perception of two images from a single object, is properly called what?
A
Diplopia
B
Dipsomania
C
Diploma
D
Diphthong
Question 14 Explanation: 
Diplopia
Question 15
Motorcycle speedway riders compete over how many anti-clockwise laps of an oval circuit?
A
10
B
6
C
4
D
12
Question 15 Explanation: 
4
Question 16
Tonga is a..........?
A
Dictatorship
B
Principality
C
Republic
D
Kingdom
Question 16 Explanation: 
Kingdom
There are 16 questions to complete.

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