General knowledge quiz 710

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What were the bowling figures for Irfan Pathan on his ODI debut?The answer is in this form:Overs-Maidens-Runs given-Wickets taken.
A
10-0-60-6
B
10-0-61-0
C
9-1-38-3
D
5-2-13-4
Question 1 Explanation: 
The man of the match was given to Andrew Symonds of Australia for his splendid batting performance of 88 runs and bowling performance taking 2 wickets that led their team to victory.
Question 2
Film actor Mel Gibson was born in which country?
A
Jamaica
B
Australia
C
South Africa
D
USA
Question 2 Explanation: 
USA
Question 3
Which of these is the oldest known complex scientific calculator, sometimes called the first analog computer?
A
Scheutz's engine
B
Babbage's difference engine
C
Antikythera mechanism
D
Harvard Mark I
Question 3 Explanation: 
Antikythera mechanism
Question 4
Opened in February 1907, what was built on the site of Newgate Prison?
A
Marble Arch roundabout
B
Crystal Palace
C
Kensington Gardens
D
Criminal Courts of Justice, Old Bailey
Question 4 Explanation: 
Criminal Courts of Justice, Old Bailey
Question 5
..........is a way of transferring personal remittances from abroad to beneficiaries in India
A
RDA
B
MTSS
C
Both (1) and (2)
D
All of the Above
Question 5 Explanation: 
Money Transfer Service Scheme (MTSS) is a way of transferring personal remittances from abroad to beneficiaries in India. Only inward personal remittances into India such as remittances towards family maintenance and remittances favouring foreign tourists visiting India are permissible. Under the scheme there is a tie-up between reputed money transfer companies abroad known as Overseas Principals and agents in India known as Indian Agents who would disburse funds to beneficiaries in India at ongoing exchange rates.
Question 6
The song "Consider Yourself" is from what musical?
A
Oliver!
B
Oklahoma!
C
South Pacific
D
Annie
Question 6 Explanation: 
Oliver!
Question 7
The Republic of China (ROC) did not compete at the Montreal Olympics in 1976 because the People's Republic of China (PRC) pressured the organisers to stop them competing under that name. What name did the ROC use when it next competed in 1984?
A
Island China
B
Taiwan
C
Chinese Taipei
D
Free China
Question 7 Explanation: 
Chinese Taipei
Question 8
Cabinet Mission came to Delhi in
A
1938
B
1946
C
1944
D
1935
Question 8 Explanation: 
The United Kingdom Cabinet Mission of 1946 to India aimed to discuss and plan for the transfer of power from the British Government to Indian leadership, providing India with independence.
Question 9
The first recorded windmills, used in Persia in the 9th century and later India and China, operated on the horizontal plane. When is the first definite record in Europe of the use of vertical windmills instead?
A
12th century
B
16th century
C
15th century
D
13th century
Question 9 Explanation: 
12th century
Question 10
Which of the following is the headquarters of BCSBI?
A
Chennai
B
New Delhi
C
Mumbai
D
Hyderabad
Question 11
Which of these is an island holiday destination and a type of shorts?
A
Corfu
B
Tasmania
C
Crete
D
Bermuda
Question 11 Explanation: 
Bermuda
Question 12
What was believed to be a hemisphere above the ground, carrying the fixed stars and surrounding the seven spheres of the planets, through which the Sun and Moon moved in and out through a series of openings?
A
Heaven
B
Stratosphere
C
Firmament
D
Blue yonder
Question 12 Explanation: 
Firmament
Question 13
What example of a clipper ship built in 1869 is preserved in a dry dock at Greenwich, London?
A
Cutty Sark
B
Mary Rose
C
HMS Belfast
D
SS Great Britain
Question 13 Explanation: 
Cutty Sark
Question 14
In December 2010 Paul McCartney played for charity, to raise money to prevent the closure of which club and live music venue in London?
A
CBGBs
B
Ronnie Scott's
C
The 100 Club
D
The Marquee
Question 14 Explanation: 
The 100 Club
Question 15
Which of these is the greatest angle?
A
Obtuse
B
Reflex
C
Right angle
D
Acute
Question 15 Explanation: 
Reflex
Question 16
What is the term "synaesthesia" applied to?
A
To describe the study of multiple art forms in the light of their underlying similarity
B
Where a variety of artistic styles is used to create a single work
C
Where one sensory or cognitive experience is involuntarily experienced as also being a different one
D
To describe heightened senses
Question 16 Explanation: 
Where one sensory or cognitive experience is involuntarily experienced as also being a different one
There are 16 questions to complete.

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