General knowledge quiz 818

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What does the Federation Internationale de Natation administer?
A
Dog crossbreeding principles
B
Birth control
C
Lettering standards
D
Aquatic sports
Question 1 Explanation: 
Aquatic sports
Question 2
Non Banking Financial Company-Micro Finance Institutions (NBFC-MFIs) are regulated by..........
A
Securities and Exchange Board of India(SEBI)
B
Reserve Bank of India (RBI)
C
Export Credit Guarantee Corporation(ECGC)
D
IRDAI
Question 2 Explanation: 
An NBFC-MFI is defined as a non-deposit taking NBFC (other than a company licensed under Section 25 of the Indian Companies Act, 1956) with Minimum Net Owned Funds of Rs.5 crore, regulated by RBI.
Question 3
A landscape design feature, with one straight side and one sloping, is a...?
A
Ha-ha
B
Pyramid hedge
C
Cypress avenue
D
Excuse-me
Question 3 Explanation: 
Ha-ha
Question 4
In 1972, when Ceylon became a republic within the Commonwealth, the name was changed to Sri Lanka. What does "Sri Lanka" mean in Sanskrit?
A
Water all around
B
Little country
C
Sacred island
D
South of India
Question 4 Explanation: 
Sacred island
Question 5
..........is the male sex hormone
A
Leptin
B
Calcitonin
C
Testosterone
D
Lipoprotein
Question 5 Explanation: 
Testosterone:Testosterone is a steroid hormone from the androgen group and is found in humans and other vertebrates. In humans and other mammals, testosterone is secreted primarily by the testicles of males and, to a lesser extent, the ovaries of females
Question 6
Who among the following related to racing?
A
Michael Schumacher
B
Roger Bannister
C
Sir Steve Redgrave
D
Dhyan Chand
Question 6 Explanation: 
Michael Schumacher:Michael Schumacher is a retired German racing driver. He is a seven-time Formula One World Champion and is widely regarded as one of the greatest Formula One drivers of all time. He was named Laureus World Sportsman of the Year twice
Question 7
What is the word for a small amount of money?
A
Dissonance
B
Governance
C
Temperance
D
Pittance
Question 7 Explanation: 
Pittance
Question 8
Which of these is not a bear (i.e. classified in the Family ''Ursidae'')?
A
American Black Bear
B
Spectacled Bear
C
Koala bear
D
Polar Bear
Question 8 Explanation: 
Koala bear
Question 9
What discipline was sportsman Peyton Manning, who retired in 2016, best known for?
A
Swimming
B
Baseball
C
NFL (American football)
D
Lacrosse
Question 9 Explanation: 
NFL (American football)
Question 10
Greece capital is..........
A
Athens
B
Budapest
C
Tallinn
D
Pristina
Question 10 Explanation: 
Athens:Greece-Athens(Capital) and Euro(Currency)
Question 11
The song "I Could Be So Good For You" was from which British TV series?
A
New Tricks
B
Only Fools and Horses
C
Last of the Summer Wine
D
Minder
Question 11 Explanation: 
Minder
Question 12
The book titled 'On the Front Line:The Collected Journalism' is penned by whom?
A
Hadi Al Abdullah
B
Marie Colvin
C
James Foley
D
Marie Brennan
Question 12 Explanation: 
Marie Colvin:On the Front Line:The Collected Journalism of Marie Colvin is a book by Marie Colvin. On the Front Line includes her various interviews with Yasser Arafat and Colonel Gadaffi, reports from East Timor in 1999 where she shamed the UN into protecting its refugees; accounts of her terrifying escape from the Russian army in Chechnya.
Question 13
Which American jazz drummer and bandleader, billed as "the world's greatest drummer" and known for his virtuosic technique, power, groove, and speed, had his most widely seen TV performances in a 1978 episode of "The Muppet Show", where he played against "Animal" in a drum battle?
A
"Jelly Roll" Morton
B
Paul Whiteman
C
"Buddy" Rich
D
Benny Goodman
Question 13 Explanation: 
"Buddy" Rich
Question 14
The islands of Seychelles are located in the
A
Arctic Ocean
B
Atlantic Ocean
C
Indian Ocean
D
Pacific Ocean
Question 15
In which sport is it forbidden for anyone to play left handed?
A
Baseball
B
Curling
C
Polo
D
Cricket
Question 15 Explanation: 
Polo
Question 16
What are fulgurites?
A
Glass formed in sand, silica or soil by lightning strikes
B
Parasites found mostly in cows and sheep
C
People who want to ban censorship altogether
D
People who want to prevent the use of modern machinery
Question 16 Explanation: 
Glass formed in sand, silica or soil by lightning strikes
There are 16 questions to complete.

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