General knowledge quiz 562

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
A team from which country won the World Elephant Polo Association world championship in 2004 and 2005?
A
Mexico
B
Thailand
C
Scotland
D
Belgium
Question 1 Explanation: 
Scotland
Question 2
In ancient Rome, what was the title of a magistrate who was next in importance to a consul?
A
Praefect
B
Praetor
C
Monitor
D
Warden
Question 2 Explanation: 
Praetor
Question 3
Mahakavi Kalidas
A
was one of the greatest Sanskrit poet and dramatist
B
lived during the region of Chandragupta Vikaramaditya
C
famous works include Shakutala, Raghuvansha, Meghdoot and Kumara Sambahava
D
All of the above
Question 4
Which one of the below district became the first completely Open Defecation Free(ODF) tribe district of Rajasthan?
A
Bhilwara
B
Nagpur
C
Bharatpur
D
Dungarpur
Question 4 Explanation: 
Dungarpur district of Udaipur division became the first completely Open Defecation Free (ODF) tribe district of Rajasthan.It also had declared as the cleanest city of the state for the year 2016 and 2017.
Question 5
Which of these British rulers is from the House of Hanover?
A
Queen Victoria
B
Queen Elizabeth II
C
Queen Elizabeth I
D
Edward VII
Question 5 Explanation: 
Queen Victoria
Question 6
Where is the Gulf of Ob?
A
Barents Sea
B
Sea of Okhotsk
C
Lake Balkhash
D
Kara Sea
Question 6 Explanation: 
Kara Sea
Question 7
Who headed the first scientific group to leave for Antarctica in 1982?
A
Dr. D.R. Sengupta
B
Dr. S.Z. Kasim
C
Dr. V. K. Raina
D
Dr. H. K. Gupta
Question 8
Who was the first Indian Chief of Army Staff of the Indian Army?
A
Gen. K.M. Cariappa
B
Vice-Admiral R.D. Katari
C
Gen. Maharaja Rajendra Singhji
D
None of the above
Question 8 Explanation: 
Field Marshal Kodandera "Kipper" Madappa Cariappa OBE (Kodava Kannad) (28 January 1899-15 May 1993) was the first Indian Chief of Army Staff of the Indian Army and led the Indian forces on the Western Front during the Indo-Pakistan War of 1947. For more info:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chief..of..Army..Staff..of..the..Indian..Army
Question 9
When is Good Governance Day in India celebrated?
A
November 26
B
December 26
C
November 31
D
December 25
Question 9 Explanation: 
25-Dec
Question 10
Which country has launched the world's largest human genome research project to document the genetic makeup of one lakh people?
A
Canada
B
India
C
China
D
Japan
Question 10 Explanation: 
China has launched the world's largest human genome research project to document the genetic makeup of one lakh people. The objective of this project is to detect the genetic links between health and sickness and use that information to generate precision medicines for the future. The project envisages decoding the hereditary information contained in each of the 25000 known human genes. One person from different ethnic backgrounds and regions across China have been selected to be a part of this project. The project will be executed in four stages viz. collecting, sequencing gene samples, gathering the data and sharing the findings. Gene sequencing and analysis is expected to be completed within four years.
Question 11
The official language of the Satavahanas was..........
A
Prakrit
B
Urdu
C
Konkani
D
Sanskrit
Question 11 Explanation: 
Prakrit:The Satavahanas patronized Prakrit language instead of Sanskrit.
Question 12
Which US president occupied 2 executive mansions in New York City [at 3 Cherry Street (April 1789-February 1790) & 39-41 Broadway (February-August 1790)], and 1 in Philadelphia at 190 High Street (November 1790 to March 1797)?
A
George Washington
B
John Adams
C
Andrew Jackson
D
James Garfield
Question 12 Explanation: 
George Washington
Question 13
Where are boto found?
A
The Amazon forest canopy
B
The Amazon and Orinoco river systems
C
Swamps south of the Brazilian Planalto do Mato Grosso
D
The peaks of the Andes Mountains
Question 13 Explanation: 
The Amazon and Orinoco river systems
Question 14
When more than one bank is allowing credit facilities to one party in coordination with each other under a formal arrangement, the arrangement is generally known as..........
A
Consortium
B
Syndication
C
Multiple Banking
D
Participation
Question 14 Explanation: 
A banking syndicate formed by multiple banks, often from different countries, for the singular purpose of financing a specific project that is too large for any individual bank to finance on its own. Under this arrangement participating banks acquire a common interest and share equally in the risk and the profits. Upon completion of the project the consortium bank is disbanded
Question 15
At the 1988 Olympics, in a split decision, South Korean boxer Park Si-Hun beat American Roy Jones, Jr., though Jones landed 86 punches to Park's 32 and a judge admitted the decision was a mistake. All 3 judges voting against Jones were suspended. What was the final outcome?
A
Roy Jones, Jr. was declared the winner
B
Park Si-Hun remained the winner
C
It was declared to be a draw
D
There was a rematch, which Park Si-Hun won
Question 15 Explanation: 
Park Si-Hun remained the winner
Question 16
Who was Britain's only Prime Minister of Jewish birth?
A
Andrew Bonar Law
B
William Gladstone
C
Arthur Balfour
D
Benjamin Disraeli
Question 16 Explanation: 
Benjamin Disraeli
There are 16 questions to complete.

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