General knowledge quiz 817

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The first parliamentary form of Government formed by which country?
A
France
B
USA
C
Britain
D
Canada
Question 1 Explanation: 
Britain:The first parliamentary form of Government formed by Britain. Britain's first prime minister over the years from 1721 to 1742
Question 2
How heavy is a megagram?
A
0.1 tonnes
B
10 tonnes
C
100 tonnes
D
1 tonne
Question 2 Explanation: 
1 tonne
Question 3
Which of the following is the first electronic securities depository in India?
A
SEBI
B
NSDL
C
CDSL
D
RBI
Question 3 Explanation: 
National Securities Depository Limited(NSDL) is the first electronic securities depository in India.
Question 4
To what sea is the Russian city of Saint Petersburg closest?
A
Caspian Sea
B
Black Sea
C
Baltic Sea
D
North Sea
Question 4 Explanation: 
Baltic Sea
Question 5
Which city, sometimes known as the City of Drizzle and having the motto "I am not led, I lead", is the capital of Brazil's most populous and wealthiest state?
A
Rio de Janeiro
B
Sao Paulo
C
Belo Horizonte
D
Brasilia
Question 5 Explanation: 
Sao Paulo
Question 6
What is the full form of FATCA?
A
Forex Account Tax Compliance Act
B
Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act
C
Forex Account Total Compliance Act
D
Foreign Account Total Compliance Act
Question 6 Explanation: 
The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) is a 2010 United States federal law to enforce the requirement for United States persons including those living outside the U.S. to file yearly reports on their non-U.S. financial accounts to the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FINCEN).
Question 7
The Opera House is located in..........
A
Tokyo
B
Sydney
C
Paris
D
New York
Question 7 Explanation: 
Sydney:The Sydney Opera House is a multi-venue performing arts centre in Sydney, Australia, identified as one of the 20th century's most distinctive buildings.
Question 8
Mount Everest was captured by Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay in the year
A
1951
B
1952
C
1953
D
1954
Question 9
Which of these are characters from the TV series Falcon Crest?
A
Angela, Chase, Maggie, Lance, Julia, Emma, Melissa, Samantha, Cole & Richard
B
J.R., Bobby, Sue Ellen, Pamela, Jock, "Miss Ellie" & Lucy
C
Sawyer, Locke, Ben, Sayid, Libby, Sun, Jin, Claire, Hurley, Juliet, Bernard, Rose & Vincent
D
Tom, Joan, "Abby", David, Mary, Joanie, Nancy, Elizabeth, Tommy & Nicholas
Question 9 Explanation: 
Angela, Chase, Maggie, Lance, Julia, Emma, Melissa, Samantha, Cole & Richard
Question 10
..........is for the contribution to Literature
A
Booker Prize
B
Moorti Devi Award
C
Jnapith Award
D
All of these
Question 10 Explanation: 
All of these:Booker Prize, Moorti Devi Award, Saraswati Samman, Jnapith Award and Bihari Puraskar-Literature
Question 11
What is the nationality of the soccer player Ronaldinho?
A
Brazilian
B
Croatian
C
Australian
D
Argentinian
Question 11 Explanation: 
Brazilian
Question 12
Which material was mainly used in the mining of Harappan coin?
A
Copper
B
Bronze
C
Iron
D
Terecotta
Question 12 Explanation: 
Terecotta:Terecotta was mainly used in the mining of Harappan coin
Question 13
What instrument has a long neck and a round body of parchment stretched over a metal frame?
A
Tuba
B
Oboe
C
Banjo
D
Viola
Question 13 Explanation: 
Banjo
Question 14
What Roman road, which began to be constructed in 312 BC, connected Rome to Brindisi in southeast Italy?
A
Main Street
B
Watling Street
C
Via Dolorosa
D
Appian Way
Question 14 Explanation: 
Appian Way
Question 15
..........is a blood agent poison
A
Nitrate
B
Cyanide
C
Nicotine
D
Sulfuric Acid
Question 15 Explanation: 
Nitrate:Thue blood agents are poisons that effectively cause the body to suffocate. Ex:Nitrate
Question 16
Which state has passed resolution during the special session of the House for the purpose of changing the name of the State?
A
Odisha
B
Telangana
C
Puducherry
D
West Bengal
Question 16 Explanation: 
West Bengal Legislative Assembly (WBLA) passed a resolution in favor of changing the name of the state from West Bengal to Bangla. The resolution was passed during the special session of the House which was convened exclusively for the purpose of changing the name of the state.
There are 16 questions to complete.

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