General knowledge quiz 816

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What type of instrument is a lute?
A
Woodwind
B
String
C
Brass
D
Percussion
Question 1 Explanation: 
String
Question 2
In 2011 the Classic Brit Awards named who as "Artist of the Decade"?
A
Il Divo
B
Amy Winehouse
C
John Barry
D
Andrea Bocelli
Question 2 Explanation: 
Il Divo
Question 3
Which of the following is the constituency of Smt. Maneka Sanjay Gandhi?
A
Hajipuri
B
Pilibhit
C
Jhansi
D
Raigad
Question 4
In 1943, Joan Barry, an actress in her early 20s, accused which 54 year old of fathering her child, resulting in a paternity suit in which he was ordered to pay child support although blood tests proved he was not the father?
A
Humphrey Bogart
B
Charlie Chaplin
C
Al Capone
D
Spencer Tracy
Question 4 Explanation: 
Charlie Chaplin
Question 5
Global Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report published by which organization?
A
WTO
B
WHO
C
UN
D
WEF
Question 5 Explanation: 
WEF
Question 6
A hit for the Marvelettes, the Beatles and the Carpenters was "Please Mr..........who?
A
Tyre inflator
B
Butcher
C
President
D
Postman
Question 6 Explanation: 
Postman
Question 7
Which Bank has launched a new home loan product 'CashBack' that offers 1 % cash-back for every EMI (Equated Monthly Instalment) during the entire loan period?
A
Axis Bank
B
Central bank of India
C
HDFC Bank
D
ICICI Bank
Question 7 Explanation: 
On 28th September 2017, ICICI Bank launched a new home loan product that offers 1 % cash-back for every EMI (Equated Monthly Instalment) during the entire loan period. The EMI cash-back is available for fresh home loans with minimum period of 15 years.
Question 8
What type of ball is football (soccer) played with?
A
Pyramid
B
Oval
C
Ellipse
D
Sphere
Question 8 Explanation: 
Sphere
Question 9
The annual International Tree Climbing Championship is held under the auspices of which organisation?
A
ISA
B
ITTC
C
WTC
D
IOC
Question 9 Explanation: 
ISA
Question 10
..........are the two types of democracy
A
Direct & Indirect
B
Parliamentary & King
C
Parliamentary & Presidential
D
Monarchical & Repblican
Question 10 Explanation: 
Parliamentary & Presidential:The two predominate forms of democratic governments:parliamentary and presidential.
Question 11
A land previously used for industrial purposes or some other uses is known as
A
Blackfield
B
Pinkfield
C
whitefield
D
Brownfield
Question 11 Explanation: 
Brownfield:Brownfield is a term used to describe a land previously used for industrial purposes or some other uses. Brownfield project simply means:an already existing/ stalled project.
Question 12
When were the debts incurred by Montreal, Canada, in staging the 1976 Olympics finally met in full?
A
The beginning of 1990
B
The end of 2006
C
1999
D
The middle of 2000
Question 12 Explanation: 
The end of 2006
Question 13
What could occasion an arrest for putting your face under water?
A
Fishing for green ormer in Guernsey, UK
B
Treasure hunting In the Trevi Fountain, Italy
C
Paddling in the fountain in front of the White House, USA
D
Playing with an orca in the Antibes Marineland, France
Question 13 Explanation: 
Fishing for green ormer in Guernsey, UK
Question 14
Who created the character of James Bond?
A
Len Deighton
B
Ian Fleming
C
Germaine Greer
D
Georges Simenon
Question 14 Explanation: 
Ian Fleming
Question 15
Which US president was known as "Tricky Dicky"?
A
Johnson
B
Cheney
C
Kennedy
D
Nixon
Question 15 Explanation: 
Nixon
Question 16
What word was coined by publisher Henry Holt to refer to the direct influence of mind on a physical system that cannot be entirely accounted for by the mediation of any known physical energy, such as distorting or moving an object and influencing the output of a random number generator?
A
Mind over matter
B
Telekinesis
C
Psychokinesis
D
Remote influencing
Question 16 Explanation: 
Psychokinesis
There are 16 questions to complete.

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