General knowledge quiz 835

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
In what sport are the Leominster Rams consistently the champions?
A
Street hockey
B
American football
C
Ice hockey
D
Basketball
Question 1 Explanation: 
Street hockey
Question 2
An ostrich is said to bury what in the sand in time of danger?
A
Its chickens
B
Its head
C
A spare $10 note
D
Its feet
Question 2 Explanation: 
Its head
Question 3
Government of India holds how much % stake in NABARD?
A
75%
B
92%
C
99%
D
50%
Question 3 Explanation: 
Government of India holds how much 99% stake in NABARD.
Question 4
Fluoride pollution mainly affects..........
A
Teeth
B
Stomach
C
Skin
D
Liver
Question 4 Explanation: 
Teeth:Fluoride is present in the teeth, bones, thyroid gland and skin of animals.But Fluoride pollution mainly affects Teeth.
Question 5
How many countries in South America have land which lies south of the equator?
A
2
B
8
C
3
D
15
Question 5 Explanation: 
8
Question 6
When was the Melbourne Cup first officially raced?
A
1919
B
1901
C
1840
D
1861
Question 6 Explanation: 
1861
Question 7
Why was Dolly, the sheep cloned in 1996, so named?
A
After Dolly Parton
B
She was small and dainty
C
That was the name of the lead scientist's wife
D
From the acronym for DNA Open Learning Institute which co-sponsored the work
Question 7 Explanation: 
After Dolly Parton
Question 8
A cantata is a piece of music based on what?
A
Folk music
B
Birdsong
C
A religious text
D
Sounds of nature
Question 8 Explanation: 
A religious text
Question 9
How many bits is a byte?
A
4
B
8
C
16
D
32
Question 10
Which of the following is currency of Japan?
A
Euro
B
Yen
C
Dollar
D
Dinar
Question 10 Explanation: 
Yen:Japan-Tokyo(Capital) and Yen(Currency)
Question 11
Where is the headquarters of Economic and Social council?
A
Washington D.C, US
B
New York city, US
C
London, England
D
Lauzanne, Switzerland
Question 11 Explanation: 
New York city, US Explanation:Head-Martin Sajdik
Question 12
How many divisions are there in CIBIL?
A
one
B
Two
C
Three
D
Four
Question 12 Explanation: 
It has two divisions:Consumer Bureau and Commercial Bureau
Question 13
The currency of Uruguay is
A
Euro
B
Peso
C
Dollar
D
Rupee
Question 13 Explanation: 
Peso
Question 14
RBI has opened its 17th ombudsman office in which North Indian city?
A
Imphal
B
Kanpur
C
New Delhi
D
Dehradun
Question 14 Explanation: 
Reserve Bank has opened a banking ombudsman office in Dehradun, taking the total number of such offices to seventeen in the country, following a significant increase in banking network.
Question 15
Which US holiday commemorates either a celebration by Spaniards on 8 September 1565 in what is now Saint Augustine, Florida, the arrival of 38 English settlers at Berkeley Hundred on 4 December 1619, or the Pilgrim's activities in Plymouth in 1621?
A
Columbus Day
B
Thanksgiving
C
Halloween
D
Memorial Day
Question 15 Explanation: 
Thanksgiving
Question 16
In English law, what is the "foreshore"?
A
The area between the usual line of vegetation and the sea
B
The area between the high and low watermarks of ordinary tides
C
Anywhere on the coast that has a surface of sand or rock
D
The coastline within 1 chain from the ordinary low tide mark
Question 16 Explanation: 
The area between the high and low watermarks of ordinary tides
There are 16 questions to complete.

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