General knowledge quiz 762

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Gudavi Bird Sanctuary is located in which state of India?
A
Haryana
B
Karnataka
C
Uttarakhand
D
West Bengal
Question 1 Explanation: 
Karnataka:Gudavi Bird Sanctuary is located in the Soraba taluk of Sagara Subdivision in the Indian state of Karnataka.
Question 2
Which UK television series starred Ross Kemp as a tough SAS officer?
A
Band of Brothers
B
Red Cap
C
The Professionals
D
Ultimate Force
Question 2 Explanation: 
Ultimate Force
Question 3
What is claimed to be the fastest bird in level flight, (though its record is in dispute from supporters of the White-throated Needletail)?
A
Red-breasted Merganser
B
Peregrine Falcon
C
Swallow
D
Hummingbird
Question 3 Explanation: 
Red-breasted Merganser
Question 4
What professional golfer was known as "The Great White Shark"?
A
Jack Nicklaus
B
Tiger Woods
C
Greg Norman
D
Gary Player
Question 4 Explanation: 
Greg Norman
Question 5
What system, available on the internet, was founded by Mark Zuckerberg, Eduardo Saverin, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes?
A
Facebook
B
Google search
C
e-Bay
D
Amazon
Question 5 Explanation: 
Facebook
Question 6
In 2009 three women-an Australian, a Norwegian and a Venezuelan-created a record for the Venezuelan at Angel Falls, the highest waterfall in the world, doing what?
A
Picnicking
B
BASE jumping
C
Flyfishing for salmon
D
Taking water samples for testing
Question 6 Explanation: 
BASE jumping
Question 7
In which game are the terms "split", "buy", "twist", "declare", or "bust" likely to be used?
A
Pontoon
B
Blackjack
C
Vingt-et-un
D
Twenty-one
Question 7 Explanation: 
Pontoon
Question 8
Part or all of the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea are claimed by how many different countries?
A
5
B
3
C
8
D
6
Question 8 Explanation: 
6
Question 9
Which of the following refers to that form of legal tender money that can be paid in discharge of a debt up to a certain limit?
A
Limited Legal Tender Money
B
Full bodied Money
C
Paper Money
D
Fiat Money
Question 9 Explanation: 
Limited Legal Tender Money refers to that form of legal tender money that can be paid in discharge of a debt up to a certain limit.
Question 10
In cricket, what fielding position is on the boundary behind the wicket keeper, on the off side?
A
Silly point
B
Third man
C
Extra cover
D
Long stop
Question 10 Explanation: 
Third man
Question 11
Which painter was particularly known for depicting the fete galantes of 17th and 18th century France?
A
Jean-Honore Fragonard (1732-1806)
B
Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres (1780-1867)
C
Antoine Watteau (1684-1721)
D
Jean-Baptiste Greuze (1725-1805)
Question 11 Explanation: 
Antoine Watteau (1684-1721)
Question 12
Which of these was an American astronomer?
A
Edwin Hubble
B
Joseph Banks
C
Arthur C Clarke
D
Derek Fowlds
Question 12 Explanation: 
Edwin Hubble
Question 13
Which Scottish singer had hits with "Maggie Mae", "Tonight's The Night" and "Do You Think I'm Sexy", and has then turned to singing older standards?
A
Rod Steiger
B
Rod Laver
C
Roderick Alleyn
D
Rod Stewart
Question 13 Explanation: 
Rod Stewart
Question 14
Which of these Arabic words strictly means a Sufi, especially one who performs feats of endurance or apparent magic?
A
Sikh
B
Yogi
C
Fakir
D
Guru
Question 14 Explanation: 
Fakir
Question 15
Who was the sister of the Emperor Augustus and great niece of Julius Caesar who married Mark Anthony?
A
Juliana
B
Octavia
C
Calpurnia
D
Cleopatra
Question 15 Explanation: 
Octavia
Question 16
The maximum balance of a customer in payment bank is..........
A
Rs.1, 00, 00, 000
B
Rs.1, 00, 000
C
Rs.10, 000
D
Rs.5, 00, 000
Question 16 Explanation: 
Rs.1, 00, 000:Payments Banks can accept demand deposits (only current account and savings accounts). They would initially be restricted to holding a maximum balance of Rs 100, 000 per customer.
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