General knowledge quiz 599

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Who is the author of the book 'Ghosts of Calcutta'?
A
Pradeep Sebastian
B
Sebastian Barry
C
Chandra Siddan
D
Sebastian Ortiz
Question 1 Explanation: 
Sebastian Ortiz:Book titled Ghosts of Calcutta authored by Sebastian Ortiz was released on 23 July 2015.
Question 2
India reached the final of the Davis Cup for the first time in...?
A
1964
B
1966
C
1970
D
1974
Question 3
Who was awarded with title 'Lokmanya'?
A
Lala Lajpat Rai
B
Rabindranath Tagore
C
Bal Gangadhar Tilak
D
Dadabhai Naoroji
Question 3 Explanation: 
Bal Gangadhar Tilak:Bal Gangadhar Tilak was also conferred with the honorary title of ''Lokmanya'', which literally means ''accepted by the people (as their leader)''.
Question 4
Where is the area of which Quetta is the capital?
A
In Pakistan
B
In India
C
In Afghanistan
D
In the Yemen
Question 4 Explanation: 
In Pakistan
Question 5
What book was to have been called, in translation, "Four and a Half Years (of Struggle) Against Lies, Stupidity and Cowardice"?
A
Mein Kampf
B
The Formation of Vegetable Mould Through the Action of Worms
C
Die Feldgleichungen der Gravitation (The Field Equations of Gravitation)
D
The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care
Question 5 Explanation: 
Mein Kampf
Question 6
What does the "A" stand for in the medical condition ADHD?
A
Asperger's
B
Action
C
Attention
D
After
Question 6 Explanation: 
Attention
Question 7
Which among the following has been elected to the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) executive board, representing the group of Asia-Pacific countries for the term 2016-2018?
A
India
B
Sri Lanka
C
Vietnam
D
Nepal
Question 7 Explanation: 
Nepal's ambassador and permanent representative to the UN Durga Prasad Bhattarai has also been elected as vice-president to the bureau of the executive board. Nepal recently completed its terms as a member of the UN economic and social council (ECOSOC) for 2013-2015 and as vice-president from Asia-Pacific region at the executive board of UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS for the year 2015.
Question 8
The Pantanal in the south of South America is known as the world's largest what?
A
Complete stepped temple
B
Copper deposit
C
Opossum
D
Tropical wetland
Question 8 Explanation: 
Tropical wetland
Question 9
Which singer invested in the Ampex company in 1947 (which developed North America's first commercial reel-to-reel tape recorder), was the first to pre-record his radio shows and to master his commercial recordings on magnetic tape?
A
Bing Crosby
B
Dean Martin
C
Frank Sinatra
D
Frankie Vaughan
Question 9 Explanation: 
Bing Crosby
Question 10
World Human Rights Day is observed on
A
April 8
B
December 10
C
December 7
D
September 5
Question 11
2016 ICC world Twenty20 won by
A
England
B
India
C
West Indies
D
New Zealand
Question 11 Explanation: 
The West Indies won the tournament by defeating Sri Lanka in the final, winning its first international tournament since the 2004 Champions.
Question 12
What is the main material out of which a pool cue is usually made?
A
Bone
B
Ivory
C
Gutta-percha
D
Wood
Question 12 Explanation: 
Wood
Question 13
What was the colour of the Economic Survey 2017-2018 document?
A
Blue
B
Yellow
C
Red
D
None of these
Question 13 Explanation: 
Pink-this colour was chosen to emphasise Gender and Son meta-preference prevailing in Indian society
Question 14
What is a group of conditions involving damage to the joints of the body, the most common form of which is a result of trauma to or infection of the joint, or age?
A
Arthritis
B
Urethritis
C
Poliomyelitis
D
Gingivitis
Question 14 Explanation: 
Arthritis
Question 15
According to legend, what was the name of Lady Godiva's horse?
A
Black Beauty
B
Bucephalus
C
Aethenoth
D
Trigger
Question 15 Explanation: 
Aethenoth
Question 16
If the customer deposits securities or valuables with the banker for safe custody, banker becomes a..........
A
Creditor
B
Debtor
C
Bailee
D
Trustee
Question 16 Explanation: 
If the customer deposits securities or valuables with the banker for safe custody, banker becomes a Trustee.
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