General knowledge quiz 617

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What is the name of the tool used to sharpen a knife?
A
Aluminium
B
Brass
C
Steel
D
Gypsum
Question 1 Explanation: 
Steel
Question 2
Rainbow is due to
A
absorption of sunlight in minute water droplets
B
diffusion of sunlight through water droplets
C
ionisation of water deposits
D
refraction and reflection of sunlight by water droplets
Question 3
Which 19th century author improved the system of signalling at sea and wrote "Mr Midshipman Easy", "Masterman Ready" and "The Children of the New Forest"?
A
Frederick Marryat
B
C S Forrester
C
Jules Verne
D
H G Wells
Question 3 Explanation: 
Frederick Marryat
Question 4
Which of these darts scores is the lowest?
A
Inner bull
B
Double top
C
Treble ten
D
Outer bull
Question 4 Explanation: 
Outer bull
Question 5
In 2016 Marcus Reus is the face of the franchise of which computer game?
A
FIFA
B
Super Match Soccer
C
Sociable Soccer
D
Kick Off
Question 5 Explanation: 
FIFA
Question 6
Akodara village become the first Digital Village in India had been adopted by ICICI bank in 2015. Akodara village is located in which state?
A
Maharshtra
B
Goa
C
Haryana
D
Gujarat
Question 6 Explanation: 
A tiny village Akodara in Sabarkantha district of Gujarat has become the first Digital Village in India.The village, located 90 km from Ahmedabad, was adopted by the ICICI Bank under Digital Village project in 2015 that developed it as a digitized village with a rural branch of the bank.
Question 7
The main use of salt in the diet is to
A
make the taste of food better
B
produce in small amounts the hydrochloric acid required for the digestion of food
C
ease the process of cooking
D
increase the solubility of food particles in water
Question 8
It was inspired by an Ingmar Bergman film, has had Glynis Johns, Judi Dench and Catherine Zeta-Jones as leading actress, all of whom have won major awards in the role, and has contributed a haunting and enduring song to the popular canon. Which is it?
A
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue by Leonard Bernstein
B
Candide by Leonard Bernstein
C
A Little Night Music by Stephen Sondheim
D
Vanessa by Samual Barber
Question 8 Explanation: 
A Little Night Music by Stephen Sondheim
Question 9
Which British TV series about cars that began in 1977 is presented by Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May, and features a test driver known as The Stig?
A
The Jerry, Dick and Jim Show
B
Fifth Gear
C
Cars in Your Eyes
D
Top Gear
Question 9 Explanation: 
Top Gear
Question 10
The SS Great Eastern which set sail on 13 July 1866 carrying the second (and the first successful) transatlantic telegraph cable was under what kind of power?
A
Steam-driven paddles and propeller
B
Sail
C
Diesel
D
Steam turbine
Question 10 Explanation: 
Steam-driven paddles and propeller
Question 11
..........has same isotopes like Palladium
A
Sodium
B
Magnesium
C
Calcium
D
Potassium
Question 11 Explanation: 
Calcium:Calcium isotopes (mainly Ca-42, Ca-44, Ca-46 and Ca-48) are used extensively in clinical research and mainly in nutritional studies and it has same isotopes like Palladium
Question 12
What is known most usually in the UK as "The Sport of Kings"?
A
Billiards
B
Darts
C
Rugby Union
D
Horse racing
Question 12 Explanation: 
Horse racing
Question 13
Where is Lake Tsongmo situated?
A
Sikkim
B
Himachal Pradesh
C
Punjab
D
Delhi
Question 13 Explanation: 
Sikkim
Question 14
The headquarters of India's first Asset Reconstruction Company India Limited(Arcil) is..........
A
Chennai
B
Mumbai
C
New Delhi
D
Hyderabad
Question 14 Explanation: 
The headquarters of India's first Asset Reconstruction Company India Limited(Arcil) is Mumbai
Question 15
Denmark, New Zealand, Finland, Sweden, Norway, and what other country feature in this order as the least corrupt countries in Transparency International's 2014 Corruptions Index?
A
Switzerland
B
United Kingdom
C
USA
D
Ireland
Question 15 Explanation: 
Switzerland
Question 16
World Refugee Day is an international observanceobserved..........each year
A
June 20
B
July 20
C
September 2
D
April 27
Question 16 Explanation: 
June 20:World Refugee Day, international observance observed June 20th each year, is dedicated to raising awareness of the situation of refugees throughout the world.
There are 16 questions to complete.

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