General knowledge quiz 605

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Who is the President of Nepal?
A
Htin Kyaw
B
Hage Geingob
C
Baron Waqa
D
Bidya Devi Bhandari
Question 1 Explanation: 
Bidya Devi Bhandari
Question 2
With which of these is Bernard Leach most associated?
A
Poetry
B
Painting
C
Pottery
D
Printing
Question 2 Explanation: 
Pottery
Question 3
What U K TV series about a father and son, rag and bone men, was the basis for the U S TV series "Sandford and Son"?
A
Steptoe and Son
B
Only Fools And Horses
C
'Til Death Us Do Part
D
Shortland Street
Question 3 Explanation: 
Steptoe and Son
Question 4
Charles Lindbergh's first non-stop flight across the Atlantic Ocean in 1927 was between which two cities?
A
Montpellier, Vermont and Birmingham, England
B
St Louis and Dublin
C
Boston and London, UK
D
New York and Paris, France
Question 4 Explanation: 
New York and Paris, France
Question 5
Who wrote, between 2003 and 2008, "Little Red", "Little Red's Christmas Story", "Little Red's Summer Adventure" and "Tea for Ruby"?
A
Enid Blyton
B
Sarah Ferguson
C
Beatrix Potter
D
J K Rowling
Question 5 Explanation: 
Sarah Ferguson
Question 6
The Priestley medal is awarded for excellence in what field?
A
Portraiture
B
Playwrighting
C
Chemistry
D
Gymnastics
Question 6 Explanation: 
Chemistry
Question 7
What is the Mars rover, Curiosity, investigating in its first ever drilling operation in 2013?
A
Chemical composition of the soil
B
Shiny pebbles embedded in sandstone
C
Evidence of microbial life
D
What look like water-created minerals
Question 7 Explanation: 
What look like water-created minerals
Question 8
Who is appointed as brand ambassador of Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation?
A
Virat Kohli
B
Sachin Tendulkar
C
Virender Sehwag
D
Suresh Raina
Question 8 Explanation: 
Suresh Raina is a cricketer and a resident of Ghaziabad. He has been appointed as the brand ambassador of the Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation (GMC). This programme will help the municipal corporation in spreading awareness about sanitation. V.K. Jindal, Joint Secretary and Director of Swachh Bharat Mission, and Ghaziabad Municipal Commissioner C.P. Singh were present during the occasion.
Question 9
The Credit Authorization Scheme (CAS) was launched in
A
1965
B
1955
C
1972
D
198
Question 9 Explanation: 
1965:The Credit Authorization Scheme (CAS) was launched in 1965 and was withdrawn in 1989. Under this scheme, all commercial banks had to obtain prior approval / authorization of the RBI before granting a loan of Rs. 1 crore or more to a single borrower.
Question 10
What name is given to a revolving tray that is usually placed in the middle of a dining table?
A
Sleepy Sandra
B
Lazy Susan
C
Dozing Dennis
D
Napping Norman
Question 10 Explanation: 
Lazy Susan
Question 11
Which of these is a type of Australian dog?
A
Dongo
B
Bingo
C
Dingo
D
Bongo
Question 11 Explanation: 
Dingo
Question 12
Brazil is the largest country on which continent?
A
North America
B
South America
C
Asia
D
Africa
Question 12 Explanation: 
South America
Question 13
Marsh gas is
A
nitrogen
B
ethane
C
methane
D
hydrogen
Question 14
Ben Johnson, the well known athlete belongs to which of the following countries?
A
South Africa
B
Canada
C
Germany
D
Cuba
Question 15
What wood, a member of the walnut family, is often used in making tool handles, wheel spokes, drumsticks, lacrosse stick handles and skis?
A
Oak
B
Ash
C
Hickory
D
Willow
Question 15 Explanation: 
Hickory
Question 16
What did George W Bush get from Tony Blair as a birthday present in 2006?
A
Dog
B
Sweater
C
Gold chain
D
Watch
Question 16 Explanation: 
Sweater
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