General knowledge quiz 535

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of these is a city on the Bosphorus that is considered to be part of both Asia and Europe?
A
Istanbul
B
Beirut
C
Ankara
D
Gallipoli
Question 1 Explanation: 
Istanbul
Question 2
Rating agency CRISIL has upgraded its outlook on 18 Indian public sector banks (PSBs) from ''negative'' to ''..........''?
A
Positive
B
Stable
C
Phenomenal
D
Most Stable
Question 2 Explanation: 
Rating agency CRISIL has upgraded its outlook on 18 Indian public sector banks (PSBs) from ''negative'' to ''stable''. This upgrade by CRISIL was on account of PSB recapitalisation plan unveiled by Government on January 24, 2018. As per the recapitalisation plan, Government will infuse Rs. 88139 crore capital in 20 public sector banks (PSBs) before March 31, 2018. According to CRISIL, capital infusion will improve the financial risk profile of these banks and will help them meet Basel-III regulatory capital norms. Along with capital infusion announcement, Government also unveiled 'Enhanced Access and Service Excellence (EASE)', a six-fold roadmap for reforms in PSBs which will improve the overall functioning of these banks
Question 3
National Atmospheric Research Laboratory(NARL) is located at..........
A
Umiam
B
Gadanki
C
Dehradun
D
hiruvananthapuram
Question 3 Explanation: 
NARL at Gadanki near Tirupati is an autonomous society supported by Department of Space.
Question 4
The dance Meringue originated where?
A
Caribbean
B
Scotland
C
Spain
D
Brazil
Question 4 Explanation: 
Caribbean
Question 5
What is the Chemical name of fats?
A
Biotin
B
Retinol
C
Lipids
D
Thiamine
Question 5 Explanation: 
Lipids:Lipids-Fats Fats are also the compounds of Carbon, Hydrogen and Oxygen. The main source of fats are ghee, butter, almond, cheese etc.
Question 6
Eager Lion is a two-week multinational military exercise held annually in which country?
A
USA
B
Jordan
C
UK
D
UAE
Question 6 Explanation: 
Jordan
Question 7
Who would be honoured with the invitation of the Chief Guest at India's Republic Day parade for the first time?
A
Mohammed Basha
B
Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan
C
Sheikh Ibrahim
D
Mohammed Akhtar
Question 7 Explanation: 
This is the first time that a leader of the United Arab Emirates crown prince of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan would be honored with the invitation of being the Chief Guest at India's Republic Day parade.
Question 8
G. H. Armauer Hansen discovered the cause of what disease in 1873?
A
Schizophrenia
B
Arthritis
C
Leprosy
D
Tuberculosis
Question 8 Explanation: 
Leprosy
Question 9
What is the Dover Boat?
A
Napoleonic warship, one of the largest wooden warships ever built
B
Approximately half of a Bronze Age boat
C
The first ship built by Isambard Kingdom Brunel
D
A national art school and craft studio
Question 9 Explanation: 
Approximately half of a Bronze Age boat
Question 10
Which of these is in Copenhagen?
A
Tivoli Gardens
B
Kensington Gardens
C
Luna Park
D
Coney Island
Question 10 Explanation: 
Tivoli Gardens
Question 11
Which country held its bicentennial celebrations in 1976?
A
Australia
B
India
C
USA
D
Malaysia
Question 11 Explanation: 
USA
Question 12
At the 1988 Olympics, the team from Great Britain defeated West Germany to win gold in which sport?
A
Basketball
B
Soccer
C
Field hockey
D
Volleyball
Question 12 Explanation: 
Field hockey
Question 13
The Malagasy people form the main ethnic group of which country?
A
Republic of Malawi
B
Republic of Madagascar
C
Republic of Malta
D
Republic of the Maldives
Question 13 Explanation: 
Republic of Madagascar
Question 14
Which of these did not feature on the 1987 album "Trio", that sold over 3 million copies and won Grammy Awards for Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal and Best Country Collaboration with Vocals, and was nominated for the Album of the Year?
A
Loretta Lynn
B
Dolly Parton
C
Emmylou Harris
D
Linda Ronstadt
Question 14 Explanation: 
Loretta Lynn
Question 15
Which English playwright ("The Conscious Lovers") founded the "Tatler", the "Spectator" and the "Guardian"?
A
Kerry Packer
B
Rupert Murdoch
C
Sir Richard Steele
D
George Randolph Hearst
Question 15 Explanation: 
Sir Richard Steele
Question 16
The War of the First Coalition in Europe was fought between 1792 and 1797 against which forces?
A
French First Republic
B
Hapsburg Monarchy
C
Duke of Brunswick
D
Great Britain
Question 16 Explanation: 
French First Republic
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