General knowledge quiz 718

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What shape are the 6 faces of a cube?
A
Squares
B
Triangles
C
Pentagons
D
Hexagons
Question 1 Explanation: 
Squares
Question 2
What is a good idea not to do in public if you want keep secrets private?
A
Hoist one's petard
B
Wash one's dirty linen
C
Sing out
D
Do the light fandango
Question 2 Explanation: 
Wash one's dirty linen
Question 3
Which Scotsman took out a patent in 1876 that was the nucleus of the telephone?
A
Alexander Fleming
B
Thomas Edison
C
George Stephenson
D
Alexander Bell
Question 3 Explanation: 
Alexander Bell
Question 4
To raising a crop with re growth coming out of roots or stalks after harvest of the crop is known as
A
Harvesting
B
Farming
C
Ratooning
D
Multi Storeyed
Question 4 Explanation: 
Ratooning:Ratooning is a method of harvesting a crop which leaves the roots and the lower parts of the plant uncut to give the ratoon or the stubble crop. The main benefit of ratooning is that the crop matures earlier in the season.
Question 5
Which of these is an American jazz musician best known for playing the saxophone?
A
Charlie Parker
B
Ray Brown
C
Milt Jackson
D
Shelly Manne
Question 5 Explanation: 
Charlie Parker
Question 6
On a rifle shooting target, what is the name of the ring between the inner and the outer?
A
Eagle
B
Bull
C
Magpie
D
Birdie
Question 6 Explanation: 
Magpie
Question 7
This is the amount of capital a bank or other financial institution has to hold as required by its financial regulator.
A
CRR
B
CAR
C
CRA
D
RCA
Question 7 Explanation: 
Capital Adequacy Ratio (CAR) is a bank's ability to absorb losses by calculating the ratio of capital to risk.
Question 8
What British royal couple separated in 1989 after 16 years of marriage?
A
Prince Edward and Sophie Rhys-Jones
B
Prince Charles and Diana, Princess of Wales
C
Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson
D
Princess Anne and Mark Phillips
Question 8 Explanation: 
Princess Anne and Mark Phillips
Question 9
What is a common factor in the land forms of Bhutan, northern Italy and the Basque region of Spain and France?
A
Deep cave systems
B
Extensive mountain ranges
C
Plains
D
Deserts
Question 9 Explanation: 
Extensive mountain ranges
Question 10
Name the Indian who won men's singles gold medal at the 2017 ITTF Challenge Spanish Open in Almeria, Spain.
A
Srikkanth Kidambi
B
Pullela Gopichand
C
Prakash Padukone
D
G Sathiyan
Question 10 Explanation: 
Indian paddler G Sathiyan defeated Japan's Kazuhiro Yoshimura 4-2 to clinch the men's singles gold medal at the 2017 ITTF Challenge Spanish Open in Almeria, Spain. G Sathiyan beat Kazuhiro Yoshimura 11-7, 3-11, 11-6, 6-11, 13-11, 11-7 in the men singles final and won the gold medal. This was Sathiyan's second major title after the singles gold he had won two years ago in the ITTF World Tour Belgium Open.
Question 11
Bharat Ratna was instituted in..........
A
1954
B
1960
C
1948
D
1965
Question 11 Explanation: 
The Bharat Ratna is the highest civilian award of the Republic of India. Instituted in 1954, the award is conferred ''in recognition of exceptional service/performance of the highest order''.
Question 12
Whose life was the 1980 film "Raging Bull" about?
A
Jake LaMotta
B
Sonny Liston
C
Cassius Clay
D
Floyd Patterson
Question 12 Explanation: 
Jake LaMotta
Question 13
If someone is dismissed from one's employment, what are they said to be given?
A
Trug
B
Bag
C
Hod
D
Sack
Question 13 Explanation: 
Sack
Question 14
Which of these territories has the northernmost capital city?
A
Iceland
B
Sweden
C
Russia
D
Canada
Question 14 Explanation: 
Iceland
Question 15
Why were George Atzerodt, Mary Surratt, Lewis Powell and David Herold hanged in Washington, D.C., on 7 July 1865?
A
They were members of Billy the Kid's gang
B
They were conspirators in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln
C
They had incited the southern states to secede from the union
D
They had attempted to burn down the White House
Question 15 Explanation: 
They were conspirators in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln
Question 16
Spinoff TV series from "Beverly Hills, 90210" included "Melrose Place", "90210" and which other?
A
Models Inc
B
Two and a Half Men
C
The Hills
D
The Family Guy
Question 16 Explanation: 
Models Inc
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