General knowledge quiz 595

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The Wash is an English estuary which opens to which body of water?
A
Irish Sea
B
North Sea
C
English Channel
D
Scapa Flow
Question 1 Explanation: 
North Sea
Question 2
Union Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment is..........
A
Shri Thawar Chand Gehlot
B
Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
C
Shri Radha Mohan Singh
D
Shri Narendra Singh Tomar
Question 3
Shagun Chowdhary related to..........
A
Hockey
B
Badminton
C
Golf
D
Shooting
Question 4
KfW is a development bank of which country?
A
China
B
USA
C
Japan
D
German
Question 4 Explanation: 
German
Question 5
Whose chances of winning the 2010 PGA Chamionship were dashed when he received a two shot penalty at the last hole for grounding his club in a bunker?
A
Martin Kaymer
B
Dustin Johnson
C
Bubba Watson
D
Vijay Singh
Question 5 Explanation: 
Dustin Johnson
Question 6
National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development(NABARD) establishment is based on the recommendations of..........
A
Narayanan Committee
B
Ravishankar Committee
C
Shankar Committee
D
Shivraman Committee
Question 6 Explanation: 
Sivaraman Committee:SIVARAMAN, conceived and recommended the establishmentof theNational Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD).
Question 7
Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" is mainly set in what city?
A
Vancouver
B
Venice
C
Vatican
D
Verona
Question 7 Explanation: 
Verona
Question 8
Superconductors are substances which
A
conduct electricity at low temperature
B
offer high resistance to the flow of current
C
offer no resistance to the flow of electricity
D
conduct electricity at high temperatures
Question 9
Which of these bands was the last to have a number 1 single in the UK?
A
Monkees
B
Mud
C
Madness
D
Manic Street Preachers
Question 9 Explanation: 
Manic Street Preachers
Question 10
Championship dragon boat racing calls for a specialised long boat, a team of paddlers (typically 20), a sweeper to steer and which other of these?
A
A ceremonial flag
B
A cox
C
A live mascot
D
A drummer and drum
Question 10 Explanation: 
A drummer and drum
Question 11
Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler are known for their work in what area?
A
Film directors
B
Detective fiction
C
Marine engineering
D
Opera
Question 11 Explanation: 
Detective fiction
Question 12
Which landlocked country in Southeast Asia is bordered by Burma, the People's Republic of China, Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand?
A
Malaysia
B
Singapore
C
Laos
D
Taiwan
Question 12 Explanation: 
Laos
Question 13
What happened on the 1 September 1923, aggravated by the days that followed, to devastate Japan's thriving economy?
A
The Japanese stock market crashed
B
The Great Kanto earthquake
C
The Prime Minister and five of his Cabinet were assassinated
D
Prince Regent Hirohito was assassinated
Question 13 Explanation: 
The Great Kanto earthquake
Question 14
Who was the ruler of the Holy Roman Empire from 882 to 887 AD?
A
Charles the Bald
B
Charles the Fat
C
Charles the Bold
D
Charles the Simple
Question 14 Explanation: 
Charles the Fat
Question 15
Who was the British engineer who designed the first television system suitable for broadcast transmission in 1939?
A
John Logie Baird
B
John Yogi Bear
C
London Weekend
D
B.B. King
Question 15 Explanation: 
John Logie Baird
Question 16
Jnapith Award has been presented for works in how many languages?
A
11
B
16
C
14
D
15
Question 16 Explanation: 
15:Jnapith Award:Out of twenty-three eligible languages the award has been presented for works in fifteen languages:Hindi (ten), Kannada (eight), Bengali and Malayalam (five each), Gujarati, Marathi, Odia, and Urdu (four each), Telugu (three), Assamese, Punjabi, and Tamil (two each), Kashmiri, Konkani, andSanskrit (one each).
There are 16 questions to complete.

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