General knowledge quiz 555

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Who was president of the USA when South Carolina became the first state to secede from the Union on 20 December 1860, the first step towards Civil War?
A
Abraham Lincoln
B
James Buchanan
C
George Washington
D
Woodrow Wilson
Question 1 Explanation: 
James Buchanan
Question 2
The Bank Board Bureau is located in which city?
A
Mumbai
B
New Delhi
C
Chennai
D
Bengaluru
Question 2 Explanation: 
Mumbai
Question 3
Which French singer and actress has been in a relationship with American actor Johnny Depp since 1998, with whom she has a daughter and a son?
A
Jacqueline du Pre
B
Vanessa Paradis
C
Francoise Hardy
D
Yvette Mimieux
Question 3 Explanation: 
Vanessa Paradis
Question 4
The number of permanent members of the UN Security Council is
A
3
B
4
C
5
D
6
Question 5
What part of the caper is salted and pickled and used as a seasoning or garnish?
A
Flower
B
Bud
C
Root
D
Stem
Question 5 Explanation: 
Bud
Question 6
Laura was the name of the First Lady of which US president?
A
Gerald Ford
B
George H Bush
C
Richard Nixon
D
George W Bush
Question 6 Explanation: 
George W Bush
Question 7
In which year GIC was renamed as GIC Re?
A
2000
B
2002
C
2005
D
2013
Question 7 Explanation: 
2000:GIC of India (GIC Re) is the sole reinsurance company in the Indian insurance market with over four decades of experience. GIC Re has its registered office and headquarters in Mumbai.
Question 8
What is the name of the superocean surrounding a southern hemisphere prehistoric supercontinent?
A
Panthalassa
B
Pangaea
C
Gaia
D
Iapetus
Question 8 Explanation: 
Panthalassa
Question 9
India's heaviest rocket with a communications satellite..........from Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.
A
GSAT 18
B
GSAT 19
C
GSAT 17
D
GSAT 20
Question 9 Explanation: 
GSAT 19
Question 10
Who is the first Asian Winner of Nobel Prize?
A
C.V. Raman
B
Rajiv Gandhi
C
Rabindranath Tagore
D
Mother Teresa
Question 11
Which of these is a 2000 film directed by Robert Zemeckis and starring Tom Hanks, who portrays a FedEx employee who is stranded on an uninhabited island after his plane crashes on a flight over the South Pacific?
A
Robinson Crusoe
B
Cast Away
C
Mutiny on the Bounty
D
All Washed Up
Question 11 Explanation: 
Cast Away
Question 12
What role was played by Robbie Coltrane in the 2005 film "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire"?
A
Lord Voldemort
B
Dumbledore
C
Frank Bryce
D
Hagrid
Question 12 Explanation: 
Hagrid
Question 13
According to the Bible's old testament, what was deciphered by Daniel?
A
The Rosetta stone
B
The writing on the wall
C
The Da Vinci Code
D
The Dead Sea Scrolls
Question 13 Explanation: 
The writing on the wall
Question 14
When China banned the sale of opium in 1839, imposed restrictions on all foreign traders, and seized and destroyed 20, 000 chests of opium, what did Britain do?
A
Sent a letter of congratulations
B
Cut off all contact with China
C
Launched into a punitive war and seized Hong Kong
D
Nothing
Question 14 Explanation: 
Launched into a punitive war and seized Hong Kong
Question 15
How many songs from the Beatles "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" were released as singles?
A
Five
B
One
C
Seven
D
None
Question 15 Explanation: 
None
Question 16
What island, 1 mile from Manhattan, which has been used by the army as an isolation centre for infectious diseases (such as typhoid and TB) and as a drug rehabiltation centre, is now deserted?
A
Ellis Island
B
Rikers Island
C
Bedloe's Island
D
North Brother Island
Question 16 Explanation: 
North Brother Island
There are 16 questions to complete.

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