General knowledge quiz 474

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of the following is NOT a type of expansion slot or bus design used in Advanced-Technology class systems?
A
PCMCIA
B
ISA
C
PROM
D
EISA
Question 1 Explanation: 
PROM stands for Programmable Read Only Memory and is not a type of expansion slot or bus design. Today, PCI has become the most used expansion slot design in PCs. Older PCs incorporated both PCI and ISA slots for computability with older expanssion devices.
Question 2
Which type of cyclone is distributed in Indian Ocean?
A
Willy Willies
B
Tornadoes
C
Hurricanes
D
Tropical Cyclone
Question 2 Explanation: 
Tropical Cyclone:A tropical cyclone is a rapidly rotating storm system characterized by a low-pressure center, strong winds, and a spiral arrangement of thunderstorms that produce heavy rain.It's distribution region is Indian Ocean.
Question 3
Who is the only cricketer, as at 2014, to have scored 400 runs in a single test match?
A
Ricky Ponting
B
Brian Lara
C
Sachin Tendulkar
D
Shahid Afridi
Question 3 Explanation: 
Brian Lara
Question 4
What is a specific learning disability involving innate difficulty in learning or comprehending mathematics, similar to dyslexia?
A
Dysinteger
B
Dysnumera
C
Dyscalculia
D
Dysalgebra
Question 4 Explanation: 
Dyscalculia
Question 5
Where is the National Institute of Virology situated?
A
Pune
B
Delhi
C
Kolkata
D
Madras
Question 6
Who commissioned film-maker Leni Riefenstahl to make ''Olympia'', the first documentary film on the Olympic Games at the 1936 Berlin Games?
A
The British Equestrian Team
B
The Nazi Party
C
Jesse Owens
D
International Olympic Committee
Question 6 Explanation: 
International Olympic Committee
Question 7
Which of these is a nickname for France?
A
The Hexagonal
B
The Lizard
C
The Rock
D
Iberia
Question 7 Explanation: 
The Hexagonal
Question 8
Name the Indian-origin South African freedom fighter who died recently in Johannesburg?
A
Ali Abdullah
B
Vergese Kurien
C
John Curtis
D
Laloo Chiba
Question 8 Explanation: 
Laloo Chiba
Question 9
What particular type of cheese is made from the milk of water buffalo raised in designated areas of Lazio and Campania on the west coast of Italy?
A
Gorgonzola
B
Brie
C
Caciotta
D
Mozzarella
Question 9 Explanation: 
Mozzarella
Question 10
What is the stage name of Roberta Joan Anderson, whose recording career began in 1968?
A
Joni Mitchell
B
Roberta Flack
C
Bobby Bland
D
Robbie Williams
Question 10 Explanation: 
Joni Mitchell
Question 11
..........is a voluntary market body for the bond, money and derivatives markets.
A
RBI
B
SEBI
C
IRDAI
D
FIMMDA
Question 11 Explanation: 
Fixed Income Money Market and Derivatives Association of India (FIMMDA) was incorporated as a Company under section 25 of the Companies Act, 1956 on June 3rd, 1998. FIMMDA includes Nationalized Banks, State Bank of India and its associate banks. It also includes private sector banks such as ICICI, HDFC etc.,
Question 12
How many US states begin with the letter "O"?
A
5
B
3
C
2
D
1
Question 12 Explanation: 
3
Question 13
Vienna is the capital of which country?
A
Australia
B
Belgium
C
Austria
D
Vatican city
Question 13 Explanation: 
Austria-Vienna(Capital) and Euro(Currency).
Question 14
Griffin was the main character in which book by H G Wells?
A
The First Men in the Moon
B
The Time Machine
C
War of the Worlds
D
The Invisible Man
Question 14 Explanation: 
The Invisible Man
Question 15
Calista Flockhart became engaged to whom in February 2009?
A
Harrison Ford
B
Brad Pitt
C
Clint Eastwood
D
Sean Connery
Question 15 Explanation: 
Harrison Ford
Question 16
The imaginary axis at which the earth rotates remains inclined at an angle of..........to the plane of earth's orbit.
A
44 1/2 $^\circ$
B
55 1/2 $^\circ$
C
66 1/2 $^circ$
D
0 $^\circ$
There are 16 questions to complete.

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