General knowledge quiz 516

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of these is a phrase meaning "free to go where or act as one pleases"?
A
Ornate gratis
B
Pretty cheap
C
Fancy free
D
Rococo steal
Question 1 Explanation: 
Fancy free
Question 2
What does UAE stand for?
A
Up And Ended
B
Unified African Empire
C
Under Age Employment
D
United Arab Emirates
Question 2 Explanation: 
United Arab Emirates
Question 3
A player from which nation or nations is the 2016 World Champion of the board game Diplomacy?
A
Australia
B
Canada and the UK
C
USA
D
France and Spain
Question 3 Explanation: 
Canada and the UK
Question 4
Which organisation runs the undergraduate college in Annapolis, Maryland, USA, that is known as "The Academy"?
A
The US Navy
B
The US Army
C
The US Air Force
D
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Question 4 Explanation: 
The US Navy
Question 5
Which nation's team has won badminton's Thomas Cup, the World Men's Team Championships, tournament the most times?
A
England
B
China
C
Malaysia
D
Indonesia
Question 5 Explanation: 
Indonesia
Question 6
A study of bacterial DNA through the 1960s and 1970s isolated and identified a new branch of the tree of life many of whose members live in places extremely hostile to other forms of life. What is it called?
A
Monera
B
Archaebacteria
C
Archaea
D
Eukaryota
Question 6 Explanation: 
Archaea
Question 7
In Rudyard Kipling's "The Jungle Book", what animal was Kaa?
A
Wolf
B
Snake
C
Panther
D
Elephant
Question 7 Explanation: 
Snake
Question 8
What numbers are on the two green pool balls?
A
6 and 14
B
2 and 10
C
5 and 13
D
3 and 11
Question 8 Explanation: 
6 and 14
Question 9
Who entered Studio 54 in New York City in 1977 for her 32nd birthday party on a white horse, resulting in publicity that established it as the preferred nightclub for celebrities?
A
Debbie Harry
B
Madonna
C
Betty Grable
D
Bianca Jagger
Question 9 Explanation: 
Bianca Jagger
Question 10
It is a number which basically represents the value in rupees per fund units as on a particular date of the assets of the fund less liabilities and outstanding expenses.
A
YTM
B
NAV
C
MFs
D
All of these
Question 10 Explanation: 
NAV is often associated with mutual funds, and helps an investor determine if the fund is overvalued or undervalued. When we talk of open-end funds, NAV is crucial. NAV gives the fund's value that an investor will be entitled to at the time of withdrawal of investment. In case of a close-end fund, which is a mutual fund with fixed number of units, price per unit is determined by market and is either below or above the NAV.
Question 11
Which acts as a Central Counter Party (CCP) for all transactions in Government securities by interposing itself between two counter parties?
A
RBI
B
SEBI
C
IRDAI
D
CCIL
Question 11 Explanation: 
The CCIL is the clearing agency for Government securities.In effect, during settlement, the CCP becomes the seller to the buyer and buyer to the seller of the actual transaction.
Question 12
How many disciplines were competed at the 2017 Summer Deaflympics in Turkey?
A
43
B
5
C
21
D
10
Question 12 Explanation: 
21
Question 13
What was the popular name for the Paris prison at 232 Rue Saint-Antoine that was stormed during the French Revolution in 1789?
A
Castile
B
Bastille
C
Chenille
D
Pastille
Question 13 Explanation: 
Bastille
Question 14
Which of these is a catch-phrase from the TV series "Hawaii Five-O"?
A
Look out, he's behind the door
B
Oh no, not again
C
She loves you, yeah, yeah, yeah.
D
Book 'em, Dano
Question 14 Explanation: 
Book 'em, Dano
Question 15
Edison Arantes do Nascimento, better known as Pele, retired in 1977 from what sport?
A
Synchronised swimming
B
Football
C
Pelotte
D
Chess
Question 15 Explanation: 
Football
Question 16
Which tennis player held the top ranking for 160 consecutive weeks from July 1974, to August 1977, and an additional eight times during his career (a total of 268 weeks), winning 8 Grand Slam singles titles and two Grand Slam doubles titles (with Ilie Nastase)?
A
Jimmy Connors
B
Andre Agassi
C
Rafael Nadal
D
Roger Federer
Question 16 Explanation: 
Jimmy Connors
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