General knowledge quiz 68

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What name was given to a series of thirty evening radio speeches given by US President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1933 and 1944?
A
He-e-e-e-re's Franklin!
B
Fireside chats
C
The FDR Show
D
Speaking Frankly
Question 1 Explanation: 
Fireside chats
Question 2
Kingdom of Thailand formerly known as
A
Sian
B
Seoul
C
Saigon
D
Siam
Question 2 Explanation: 
Siam:On July 20th, 1948, the Siamese constituent assembly voted to change the name of Siam to Thailand
Question 3
Which 2007 Italian drama film directed by Daniele Luchetti is based on Antonio Pennacchi's novel?
A
My Brother Is An Only Child
B
Juke box
C
Ginger and Cinnamon
D
Hide the Salami
Question 3 Explanation: 
My Brother Is An Only Child
Question 4
The Radcliffe line is a boundary demarcation line between which two countries?
A
India & China
B
India & Nepal
C
India & Pakistan
D
India & Sri Lanka
Question 4 Explanation: 
India & Pakistan:The Radcliffe Line was published on 17 August 1947 as a boundary demarcation line between India and Pakistan upon the Partition of India
Question 5
Which country has 3 capitals?
A
Canada
B
UK
C
South Africa
D
USA
Question 5 Explanation: 
South Africa:Cape Town, as the seat of Parliament, is the legislative capital; Pretoria, as the seat of the President and Cabinet, is the administrative capital; and Bloemfontein, as the seat of the Supreme Court of Appeal, is the judicial capital, while the Constitutional Court of South Africa sits in Johannesburg.
Question 6
In National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT) maximum amount per transaction is limited to..........
A
Rs.75000
B
Rs.50000
C
Rs.80000
D
Rs.90000
Question 6 Explanation: 
No. There is no limit-either minimum or maximum-on the amount of funds that could be transferred using NEFT. However, maximum amount per transaction is limited to Rs.50, 000/-for cash-based remittances within India and also for remittances to Nepal under the Indo-Nepal Remittance Facility Scheme.
Question 7
Which English cricket captain had a well-publicised row with Pakistani umpire Shakoor Rana in Faisalabad in 1987?
A
Mike Gatting
B
David Gower
C
Graham Gooch
D
Chris Cowdrey
Question 7 Explanation: 
Mike Gatting
Question 8
When was the first cricket Test match played?
A
1873
B
1877
C
1870
D
1788
Question 9
Which of the following is not a letter found in the Greek alphabet?
A
A
B
X
C
J
D
K
Question 9 Explanation: 
J
Question 10
Sherlock Holmes was proficient in which fictional martial art invented by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle?
A
Baritsu
B
Judate
C
Taekwondo
D
Fujisita
Question 10 Explanation: 
Baritsu
Question 11
When was the first Vatican Radio broadcast?
A
1897
B
1939
C
1971
D
1931
Question 11 Explanation: 
1931
Question 12
The shortest day (longest night) in the southern hemisphere is
A
June 21
B
December 21
C
December 22
D
June 20
Question 13
Where would you observe the fohn effect?
A
On the North Frisian Islands on the German coast of the North Sea
B
On the lee, or downwind, side of a mountain range
C
In the Fohrenwald Displaced Persons camp in post-World War II Europe
D
In the rainforests along the Amazon River
Question 13 Explanation: 
On the lee, or downwind, side of a mountain range
Question 14
Which of these musicals was the last to be staged?
A
Aspects of Love
B
Hello Dolly
C
Cats
D
Godspell
Question 14 Explanation: 
Aspects of Love
Question 15
The largest dry rock in India is situated at
A
Mumbai
B
Cochin
C
Marmugao
D
Kolkata
Question 16
135th Jagannath Puri chariot festival celebrated in which Indian state?
A
Kerala
B
Rajasthan
C
Odisha
D
Mizoram
Question 16 Explanation: 
Odisha
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