General knowledge quiz 791

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of these fish is the smallest?
A
Whitebait
B
Sardine
C
Mackerel
D
Salmon
Question 1 Explanation: 
Whitebait
Question 2
How often are the Asian Games held?
A
Every 100 years
B
Every 6 months
C
Every 20 years
D
Every 4 years
Question 2 Explanation: 
Every 4 years
Question 3
Who played the title role in the 1970s TV series "McCloud", about a cowboy policeman working in New York?
A
James Garner
B
Robert Falk
C
Dennis Weaver
D
Clint Eastwood
Question 3 Explanation: 
Dennis Weaver
Question 4
The U.S. Masters, one of the four major championships in professional golf, is the only major championship that is played at the same course each year. Where has it been played since its inception in 1934?
A
Prestwick Golf Club, in Ayrshire, Scotland
B
Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia
C
The White House Lawn, Washington DC
D
The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews, in Fife, Scotland
Question 4 Explanation: 
Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia
Question 5
A worldwide financial messaging network which exchanges messages between banks and financial institutions is known as..........
A
SWIFT
B
Basel
C
RTGS
D
NEFT
Question 5 Explanation: 
Society for Worldwide Inter bank Financial Telecommunication code. An internationally-recognized identification code for banks around the world. SWIFT codes are most commonly used for international wire transfers and are comprised of 8 or 11 alphanumeric characters.
Question 6
Which American photographer who lived from 1923 to 1971 was noted for her portraits of people such as transvestites, dwarfs, giants and prostitutes in unconventional poses and settings?
A
Lisolette Gilcrest
B
Barbara Nitke
C
Diane Arbus
D
Annie Liebowitz
Question 6 Explanation: 
Diane Arbus
Question 7
In what word game do two to four players score points by forming words from individual lettered tiles on a game board marked with a grid, the words formed across and down in crossword fashion?
A
Scrabble
B
Upwords
C
Boggle
D
Monopoly
Question 7 Explanation: 
Scrabble
Question 8
What is the chemical symbol for hydrogen?
A
Hy
B
He
C
K
D
H
Question 8 Explanation: 
H
Question 9
In the 2003 film "What A Girl Wants", Amanda Bynes played the illegitimate daughter of a British politician played by whom?
A
Patrick Macnee
B
Brad Pitt
C
Hugh Grant
D
Colin Firth
Question 9 Explanation: 
Colin Firth
Question 10
The Indian football team made its first appearance at Olympics in...?
A
1936
B
1948
C
1952
D
1956
Question 11
What is the "dermis"?
A
Hair
B
The thing that hangs down the back of your throat
C
Skeleton
D
Skin
Question 11 Explanation: 
Skin
Question 12
The noble gas used in advertising signs which causes the signs to glow is
A
Xenon
B
Helium
C
Argon
D
Neon
Question 12 Explanation: 
Neon lighting consists of brightly glowing, electrified glass tubes or bulbs that contain rarefied neon or other gases.
Question 13
What name was given to a series of treaties between Scotland and France, aimed specifically against England, that began in 1295 and lasted until 1560?
A
Franco-Scottish Community
B
The "Jack and Jean"
C
Entente cordiale
D
The Auld Alliance
Question 13 Explanation: 
The Auld Alliance
Question 14
Where did India's first wave-powered navigational buoy, to guide ships in and out of ports was launched?
A
Kanniyakumari
B
Madurai
C
Bangalore
D
Chennai
Question 14 Explanation: 
India's first wave-powered navigational buoy, developed by the National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT), to guide ships in and out of ports was launched in Chennai. The wave-powered navigation buoy has been deployed at Ennore Kamarajar Port, in Chennai. It would help ships, moving in and out of the harbour, navigate through a designated channel.The wave-powered navigational buoy would record data on wind speed and direction, which would be relayed to port authorities. It gets energy from waves to power its beacon. Whereas, conventional buoys are solar-powered.
Question 15
In which of these years did the Spanish Armada sail to attack England?
A
1914
B
1273
C
1998
D
1588
Question 15 Explanation: 
1588
Question 16
What is the description of a cat's fur when individual strands are banded with different colours?
A
Ticked
B
Rainbow
C
Calico
D
Marbled
Question 16 Explanation: 
Ticked
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