General knowledge quiz 59

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What does the Russian word "Sputnik" mean?
A
Beeper
B
Circle
C
Fellow traveller
D
Astronomical
Question 1 Explanation: 
Fellow traveller
Question 2
Who has been sworn in as the new President of Uzbekistan replacing Islam Karimov?
A
Shavkat Mirziyoyev
B
Nigmatilla Yuldashev
C
Akmal Saidov
D
Nariman Umarov
Question 2 Explanation: 
Interim leader Shavkat Mirziyoyev become the new President of Uzbekistan after he has secured 88.6 percent of the votes in the presidential election. Shavkat will replace Islam Karimov who became Uzbekistan's Communist party chief in 1989 and ruled as President after the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991.
Question 3
In England, what form of punishment was abolished by the Criminal Justice Act of 1948?
A
Execution by firing squad
B
Hanging
C
Hard labour
D
Beheading
Question 3 Explanation: 
Hard labour
Question 4
Who is the only US president to have served two non-consecutive terms and is therefore counted as both the 22nd and 24th president?
A
John F. Kennedy
B
Benjamin Harrison
C
James A. Garfield
D
Grover Cleveland
Question 4 Explanation: 
Grover Cleveland
Question 5
What is the name for a piece of exercise equipment consisting of a metal bar, one or more sets of weight plates, and a set of collars?
A
Caffhoop
B
Pubring
C
Barbell
D
Dinerchime
Question 5 Explanation: 
Barbell
Question 6
Adolf Hitler was the dictator of which of the following country?
A
Germany
B
Canada
C
America
D
Australia
Question 6 Explanation: 
Germany:Adolf Hitler was a German politician who was the leader of the Nazi Party, Chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945, and Fuhrer of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945.
Question 7
Which of the following country is leading producer of Bauxite?
A
Europe
B
Australia
C
USA
D
Egypt
Question 7 Explanation: 
Australia:Australia-65231 thousands metric tonnes Second-China and Third-Brazil
Question 8
What is English cricketer Ian Botham's nickname?
A
Piggy
B
Beefy
C
Horsey
D
Badger
Question 8 Explanation: 
Beefy
Question 9
Who wrote the play "Mrs Warren's Profession" which was twice refused a licence to be performed in London and was closed down in New York when the actors were charged with offences against public decency?
A
George Bernard Shaw
B
Oscar Wilde
C
Noel Coward
D
Arthur Miller
Question 9 Explanation: 
George Bernard Shaw
Question 10
The bank cheques are processed by using
A
PMR
B
IFSC
C
OCR
D
MICR
Question 10 Explanation: 
MICR stands for Magnetic Ink Character Recognition. It is a technology which allows machines to read and process cheques enabling thousands of cheque transactions in a short time. MICR code is usually a nine digit code
Question 11
Under Section 17 of Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934 the central bank involves in..........
A
Selling of Government Securities
B
Issuing & accepting of Promissory notes
C
Emergency loans to banks
D
Issuing of Currency notes
Question 11 Explanation: 
According to section 17 of RBI Act 1934, RBI can accept deposits from the central and state governments without interest. It can purchase and discount bills of exchange from commercial banks. It can buy or sell government securities.
Question 12
Which of these animals does NOT have a dewclaw, a digit (sometimes only partly developed) growing high on the leg?
A
Giraffe
B
Dog
C
Pig
D
Roe deer
Question 12 Explanation: 
Giraffe
Question 13
..........is a unit of Magnetic Flux
A
Kelvin
B
Fermi
C
Weber
D
Radian
Question 13 Explanation: 
Weber:In physics, the weber is the SI unit of magnetic flux. A flux density of one Wb/m2 is one tesla.
Question 14
A solution contain 2 components.Which is in less quantity is called as
A
Substance
B
Solvant
C
Solution
D
Solute
Question 14 Explanation: 
Solute:A solution contain 2 components.Which is in less quantity is called as Solute Ex:The salt is the solute and the water the solvent In such a mixture, a solute is a substance dissolved in another substance, known as a solvent.
Question 15
What is one aspect which singles out the Indus River from other rivers in Pakistan?
A
It is serpentine for its full length, from source to sea
B
Its source is in the Hindu Kush
C
It crosses into India for part of its journey
D
It is referred to as masculine, the other rivers as feminine
Question 15 Explanation: 
It is referred to as masculine, the other rivers as feminine
Question 16
When and where did the Austro-Hungarian Schutzkorps first operate?
A
1908, in Bosnia and Herzegovina
B
1912, in Hungary
C
1914, in Bosnia and Herzegovina
D
1933, in Austria
Question 16 Explanation: 
1908, in Bosnia and Herzegovina
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