General knowledge quiz 714

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
In 1994 NFL star O.J.Simpson was acquitted of murdering his ex-wife and who else?
A
His next-door neighbour
B
His two children
C
Waiter Ronald Lyle Goldman
D
Her lawyer
Question 1 Explanation: 
Waiter Ronald Lyle Goldman
Question 2
The seven brightest stars of which constellation form the asterism known as the Big Dipper in the United States and Canada, or the Plough in the United Kingdom and Ireland?
A
Ursa Major
B
Capricorn
C
Gemini
D
Leo
Question 2 Explanation: 
Ursa Major
Question 3
Which messaging platform become the first in India to launch payments facility?
A
Whatsapp
B
Hike
C
Facebook
D
Twitter
Question 3 Explanation: 
Hike
Question 4
Who among the following is NOT associated with billiards in India?
A
Subash Agrawal
B
Ashok Shandilya
C
Manoj Kothari
D
Mihir Sen
Question 5
The member states of Benelux Economic Union are
A
Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg
B
Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Iraq
C
Indonesia, Kuwait, Libya
D
Guyana, Jamaica, Trinidad, Tobago
Question 6
The Greenwich is situated in which country?
A
Germany
B
England
C
Russia
D
Japan
Question 6 Explanation: 
England:Greenwich is a charming and historic area of London that is best known for lending its name to the time by which the British set their clocks-Greenwich Mean Time
Question 7
What profession was Jean-Paul Marat, noted for his involvement in the French Revolution at the end of the 18th century?
A
Butcher
B
Lawyer
C
Journalist
D
Farmer
Question 7 Explanation: 
Journalist
Question 8
In what field was Roland Garros, after whom an international French sporting venue is named, especially known?
A
Literature
B
Sport (tennis)
C
Architecture
D
Aviation
Question 8 Explanation: 
Aviation
Question 9
Who was the first Republican president of the USA?
A
Herbert Hoover
B
Bill Clinton
C
Theodore Roosevelt
D
Abraham Lincoln
Question 9 Explanation: 
Abraham Lincoln
Question 10
Which is the longest volcano in the world?
A
Santa Maria
B
Jabal Kura'a Ignimbrite
C
Mauna Loa
D
Guarapuava
Question 10 Explanation: 
Mauna Loa:The largest volcano on earth is Mauna Loa on Hawai'i Big Island. It is a massive shieldvolcano constructed by countless lava flows. When measured from the base to the top, the pile of lavas measures more than 17, 000 m (56, 000 ft)
Question 11
The first lady Prime Minister of a country was
A
Srimavo Bhadaranaike (Sri Lanka)
B
Maria Estate Pew (Argentina)
C
Junko Taibei (Japan)
D
None of the above
Question 12
Who is the father of actress Lucy Davis, who played receptionist Dawn Tinsley in the UK TV series "The Office" (2001), junior writer Lucy Kenwright in the US TV series "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip" and Dianne in the film "Shaun of the Dead" (2004)?
A
Stephen Merchant
B
Jasper Carrott
C
Tony Blair
D
Julian Clary
Question 12 Explanation: 
Jasper Carrott
Question 13
The "Ballad of Chevy Chase" is an old English folk song about what event?
A
The beheading of Anne Boleyn
B
The Battle of Otterburn
C
The invention of golf
D
The defeat of the Spanish Armada
Question 13 Explanation: 
The Battle of Otterburn
Question 14
Which Act was framed specially to deal with Non Performing Assets(NPA)?
A
Banking Regulation Act 1949
B
Foreign Exchange Management Act(FEMA) 1999
C
Industrial Disputes Act 1947
D
SARFAESI Act, 2002
Question 14 Explanation: 
The Securitisation and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Security Interest Act, 2002 (also known as the Sarfaesi Act) allows banks and other financial institution to auction residential or commercial properties to recover loans. The first asset reconstruction company (ARC) of India, ARCIL, was set up under this act.
Question 15
What are you converting from one system of measurement to another if you multiply by 9, divide by 5 and add 32?
A
Area
B
Earthquake strength
C
Temperature
D
Length
Question 15 Explanation: 
Temperature
Question 16
Which of the following is not a member of GCC?
A
Bahrain
B
Iran
C
Kuwait
D
Iraq
Question 16 Explanation: 
Iraq:The Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf known as the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is a regional intergovernmental political and economic union consisting of all Arab states of the Persian Gulf, except for Iraq. Its member states are Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates.Its HQ in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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