General knowledge quiz 724

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
In February 2014 which sought after film actor married opera director Sophie Hunter?
A
Martin Freeman
B
Simon Pegg
C
Johnny Depp
D
Benedict Cumberbatch
Question 1 Explanation: 
Benedict Cumberbatch
Question 2
In the 16th century, which explorer began and led the first known successful circumnavigation of the earth?
A
Christopher Columbus
B
Ferdinand Magellan
C
Vasco da Gama
D
Francis Drake
Question 2 Explanation: 
Ferdinand Magellan
Question 3
Where is the headquarters of Janalakshmi Small Finance Bank located?
A
Ahmedabad
B
Jaipur
C
Chennai
D
Bengaluru
Question 4
The ancient Greeks sailed through Propontis (now known as the Sea of Marmora), to reach Pontos; what is the modern name for Pontos?
A
The Caspian Sea
B
The Aegean Sea
C
Bosphorus
D
The Black Sea
Question 4 Explanation: 
The Black Sea
Question 5
Name the Odisha-based installation artist who has won Glefiddich's Emerging Artist of the Year Award 2017
A
Rasik Lenka
B
Narendra Panda
C
Sitaram Swain
D
Vijay Behra
Question 5 Explanation: 
Indian Installation Artist Sitaram Swain was presented the 2017 Glenfiddichs Emerging Artist of the Year award on March 25, 2017 at Best college art Gallery at Lado Sarai, New Delhi. He was honored for his innovative art style of portraying social issues through household objects and unique concepts.
Question 6
Dinar is the currency of which of the following country?
A
Mali
B
Nigeria
C
Kenya
D
Libya
Question 6 Explanation: 
Libya:Libya-Tripoli (Capital) and Dinar(Currency)
Question 7
International Development Association(IDA)is a member of the World Bank Group and is headquartered in..........
A
Washington, D.C, US
B
New York, US
C
Geneva, Switzerland
D
Vienna, Austria
Question 7 Explanation: 
Washington, D.C, US:The International Development Association (IDA) is an international financial institution which offers concessional loans and grants to the world's poorest developing countries. The IDA is a member of the World Bank Group and is headquartered in Washington, D.C., United States. It was established in 1960.
Question 8
The element of an electric stove made
A
copper
B
invar
C
magnalium
D
nicrome
Question 9
When did St Francis of Assisi found the Order of the Friars Minor?
A
1306
B
1206
C
1106
D
1006
Question 9 Explanation: 
1206
Question 10
Who wrote the operas "Punch and Judy" (1967), "The Mask of Orpheus" (1984), "Gawain" (1990), "The Second Mrs Kong" (1994), "The Last Supper" (2000) and "The Minotaur" (2008)?
A
Steve Reich
B
Harrison Birtwistle
C
Philip Glass
D
Peter Maxwell Davies
Question 10 Explanation: 
Harrison Birtwistle
Question 11
Shahpur Kandi Dam is to be constructed in which state?
A
Rajasthan
B
Haryana
C
J & K
D
Punjab
Question 11 Explanation: 
Punjab
Question 12
The molecular weight of cellulose varies between..........
A
10000 to 100000
B
50000 to 500000
C
20000 to 500000
D
20000 to 100000
Question 12 Explanation: 
20000 to 500000:The molecular weight of cellulose varies between 20000 and 500000
Question 13
Which of these is the principal seaport on the island of Cyprus?
A
Marsamxett Harbour
B
Limassol
C
Heraklion
D
Messina
Question 13 Explanation: 
Limassol
Question 14
For outstanding contribution to which one of the following' fields is Tansen Samman?
A
Music
B
Dance
C
Drama
D
Cinema
Question 14 Explanation: 
Music:The prestigious 'National Tansen Samman' is a musical award conferred to the exponents[ of Hindustani music.
Question 15
The UK TV series Sharpe, 1993-2009, starred which two actors?
A
Sean Bean, Daragh O'Malley
B
James Bolam, Barbara Flynn
C
Dennis Waterman, George Cole
D
Jennifer Saunders, Dawn French
Question 15 Explanation: 
Sean Bean, Daragh O'Malley
Question 16
..........day was observed globally on 13th February
A
National Science Day
B
World Radio Day
C
National Security Day
D
World Social Justice Day
Question 16 Explanation: 
World Radio Day:February 13th-World Radio Day World Radio Day is an observance day held annually on 13 February. World Radio Day is about celebrating radio, why we love it and why we need it today more than ever. A day to remember the unique power of radio to touch lives and bring people together across every corner of the globe. It was proclaimed on 3 November 2011 by UNESCO
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