General knowledge quiz 565

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The national holiday celebrated in the USA on 4 July each year is to commemorate events surrounding which war?
A
American Civil War
B
American War of Independence
C
Korean War
D
World War I
Question 1 Explanation: 
American War of Independence
Question 2
Which of the following is not a part of the Internet?
A
World Wide Web
B
Email
C
CD-ROM
D
HTTP
Question 3
Who is behind the title of R.E.M.'s 1993 hit song ''What's the Frequency, Kenneth?''
A
Dan Rather
B
Kenny Loggins
C
Tom Brokaw
D
Ken Starr
Question 3 Explanation: 
Dan Rather
Question 4
What is the official currency in the Micronesian island of Guam?
A
Kina
B
Peso
C
US Dollar
D
Renminbi
Question 4 Explanation: 
US Dollar
Question 5
How many members are there in the French lower house, the National Assembly?
A
646
B
321
C
577
D
100
Question 5 Explanation: 
577
Question 6
What is added to water to make brine?
A
Sugar
B
Salt
C
Milk
D
Packet soup
Question 6 Explanation: 
Salt
Question 7
Who was the first chairman of Disinvestment Commission?
A
G.V.Ramakrishna
B
S.K.Narayanan
C
Dr. R.H.Patil
D
N.V. Iyer
Question 7 Explanation: 
G.V.Ramakrishna:The Disinvestment Commission, chaired by G V Ramakrishna, is established by the Union Front government with the aim to advice, supervise, monitor and publicise the gradual disinvestment of Indian PSUs.
Question 8
Infrastructure Finance Company(IFC) has a minimum Net Owned Funds of..........
A
100 Crore
B
150 Crore
C
250 Crore
D
300 Crore
Question 8 Explanation: 
Infrastructure Finance Company(IFC)is a NBFC which deploys at least 75 per cent of its total assets in infrastructure loans. It has a minimum credit rating of 'A 'or equivalent and a CRAR of 15%.
Question 9
The Yucatan Channel is between which two countries?
A
Mexico and Cuba
B
Nicaragua and Jamaica
C
Honduras and Cuba
D
Jamaica and Mexico
Question 9 Explanation: 
Mexico and Cuba
Question 10
In which decade was the hovercraft invented?
A
1980s
B
1950s
C
1900s
D
1920s
Question 10 Explanation: 
1950s
Question 11
What language is the basis of the name of Soweto?
A
English
B
Dutch
C
Zulu
D
Arabic
Question 11 Explanation: 
English
Question 12
Which of these are members of the group The Black Eyed Peas?
A
Ice Cube, WC and Mack 10
B
Mark 7even, DJ Nu-Mark, Chali 2na and Cut Chemist
C
Black C, Mr. Cee and Hitman
D
will.i.am, Fergie, apl.de.ap and Taboo
Question 12 Explanation: 
will.i.am, Fergie, apl.de.ap and Taboo
Question 13
Goose bumps (also called goose flesh or goose pimples), which may involuntarily develop when a person experiences cold or strong emotions is known as what?
A
Precipitation
B
Californication
C
Depilation
D
Horripilation
Question 13 Explanation: 
Horripilation
Question 14
What is the monetary unit of Thailand?
A
Baht
B
Kip
C
Riel
D
Dong
Question 14 Explanation: 
Baht
Question 15
Badalkhol Wildlife Sanctuary located in..........
A
Nagaland
B
Maharashtra
C
Assam
D
Chhattisgarh
Question 16
Emma Watson starred in what 2012 film, the year after the Harry Potter series and her role as Hermione Granger finished?
A
Noah
B
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
C
Beauty and the Beast
D
The Tale of Despereaux
Question 16 Explanation: 
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
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