General knowledge quiz 510

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of these originated in Cuba?
A
Flamenco
B
Mojito
C
Mantilla
D
Sherry
Question 1 Explanation: 
Mojito
Question 2
Full form of ECB is
A
External Commercial Borrowing
B
External Communication Bureau
C
Excess Commercial Borrowing
D
External Custom Borrowing
Question 2 Explanation: 
External Commercial Borrowing:An external commercial borrowing(ECB) is an instrument used in India to facilitate the access to foreign money by Indian corporations and PSUs. ECBs include commercial bank loans, buyers' credit, suppliers' credit, securitised instruments such as floating rate notes and fixed rate bonds etc., credit from official export credit agencies and commercial borrowings from the private sector window of multilateral financial Institutions such as International Finance Corporation (Washington), ADB, AFIC, CDC, etc.
Question 3
The famous player 'Pele' is associated with which games?
A
Football
B
Hockey
C
volleyball
D
Tennis
Question 4
Which of these countries is not one Marco Polo is recorded as having visited?
A
Sumatra
B
England
C
China
D
Burma
Question 4 Explanation: 
England
Question 5
Lotte Lenya, who played Rosa Klebb in "From Russia With Love" and the Contessa in "The Roman Spring of Mrs Stone", was married to whom?
A
Leonard Bernstein
B
Michael Caine
C
Kurt Weill
D
Sean Connery
Question 5 Explanation: 
Kurt Weill
Question 6
Which of these is a perennial thistle originating in southern Europe around the Mediterranean, the flowers of which develop in a large head from an edible bud?
A
Artillery
B
Art nouveau
C
Artgarfunkel
D
Artichoke
Question 6 Explanation: 
Artichoke
Question 7
Who won the World Surfing Championship in December 2009?
A
Mark Richards
B
Andy Irons
C
Damian Hardman
D
Mick Fanning
Question 7 Explanation: 
Mick Fanning
Question 8
Dehali Dam, is an earthfill dam on..........River
A
Tapi
B
Burai
C
Wainganga
D
Panzara
Question 9
..........was the first Kuiper belt object to be discovered
A
Charon
B
Pluto
C
Ceres
D
Haumea
Question 9 Explanation: 
Pluto:Pluto is a dwarf planet in the Kuiper belt, a ring of bodies beyond Neptune. It was the first Kuiper belt object to be discovered.
Question 10
Who was found guilty of the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy in 1968?
A
Lee Harvey Oswald
B
Sirhan Bishara Sirhan
C
John Hinkley
D
Mark Chapman
Question 10 Explanation: 
Sirhan Bishara Sirhan
Question 11
What is the science that deals with the principles and construction of timepieces?
A
Tempology
B
Horology
C
Minutry
D
Chronology
Question 11 Explanation: 
Horology
Question 12
The House of Representatives of which country unanimously voted to become a secular and inclusive democratic republic on 28 May 2008, giving the King 15 days to vacate the palace, to re-open it as a public museum?
A
Thailand
B
China
C
Nepal
D
Laos
Question 12 Explanation: 
Nepal
Question 13
The Oscar prize is given in the field of..........
A
Films
B
Science
C
Sports
D
Literature
Question 13 Explanation: 
Films:This is an annual American awards ceremony honoring cinematic achievements in the film industry.
Question 14
Leslie Neilsen starred in which series of 3? 19?? Films?
A
The Naked Gun
B
Die Hard
C
Lethal Weapon
D
Indiana Jones
Question 14 Explanation: 
The Naked Gun
Question 15
The Messel Pit was bought by the state of Hesse, Germany, and declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1995 as being the single best site for plant and animal fossils from which period?
A
Cyclic glaciations including the most recent glacial period
B
Immediately before the dinosaur extinction
C
When early amniotes diversified into groups of mammals, turtles, lepidosaurs, and archosaurs
D
When the first modern mammals emerged
Question 15 Explanation: 
When the first modern mammals emerged
Question 16
Who wrote the music for the 1879 comic opera The Pirates of Penzance patter song "I am the very model of a modern Major-General"?
A
Sir Edward Elgar
B
Sir William Schwenck Gilbert
C
Sir Arthur Sullivan
D
William Byrd
Question 16 Explanation: 
Sir Arthur Sullivan
There are 16 questions to complete.

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