General knowledge quiz 837

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which long-running British TV series featured the characters Captain Peacock, Mrs. Slocombe, Mr. Humphries, Miss Brahms, Mr. Rumbold, Mr. Grainger and Mr. Lucas?
A
Only Fools and Horses
B
Are You Being Served?
C
Fawlty Towers
D
Laverne and Shirley
Question 1 Explanation: 
Are You Being Served?
Question 2
The Book of Mormon, central book of the Mormon faith developed in the 1820s, was published in Palmyra, New York, on what date?
A
July 1 1844
B
January 1 1825
C
September 22 1840
D
March 26 1830
Question 2 Explanation: 
March 26 1830
Question 3
Who perfected GENETIC ENGINEERING?
A
Cohen & Boyer
B
Hunt & Davids
C
Sinclair & Roberts
D
Jaysson & Simons
Question 3 Explanation: 
Genetic Engineering, the technique of DNA cloning was perfected by Stanley Cohen and Herbert Boyer in 1973.
Question 4
Which financial institution has approved loan of $631 million for Vizag-Chennai industrial corridor?
A
BRICS-New Development Bank
B
Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
C
Asian Development Bank
D
World Bank
Question 4 Explanation: 
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $631-million loan for construction of industrial corridor between Visakhapatnam and Chennai, part of India's first coastal industrial corridor running from West Bengal to Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu.
Question 5
What word would you expect to find "Lobster" described as on a French menu?
A
Lostanges
B
Lagune
C
Lobbes
D
Langouste
Question 5 Explanation: 
Langouste
Question 6
Which company ran a promotion entitled "When the US Wins, You Win" during the 1984 Olympic Games, where customers scratched off a ticket, and if the US won that event, they would be given a free item from the menu?
A
Le Bernardin, New York City, USA
B
Waldorf-Astoria Hotel restaurant, New York City, USA
C
The Fat Duck, Bray-on-Thames, UK
D
McDonald's
Question 6 Explanation: 
McDonald's
Question 7
What is the English translation of the title of Mozart's opera "Die Zauberflote"?
A
The Magic Flute
B
The Flying Dutchman
C
The Harbour Cruise
D
The Chutiste
Question 7 Explanation: 
The Magic Flute
Question 8
The testimony of midwives specifically is sought by the Roman Catholic Church to establish what?
A
Accuracy of a doctor's assessment of point of death of a newborn child
B
Viability of conception
C
Viability of a foetus
D
Non-consummation of marriage
Question 8 Explanation: 
Non-consummation of marriage
Question 9
Who among the following is an eligible investor in SGBs?
A
Individuals
B
HUFs
C
Trusts
D
Universities
Question 9 Explanation: 
Eligible investors include individuals, HUFs, trusts, universities, charitable institutions, etc.
Question 10
Who was appointed the Director General of Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB)?
A
Dhurav
B
Gautham
C
Abhay
D
Sanjay
Question 10 Explanation: 
Senior IPS officer Abhay was appointed as Director General of Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB). Abhay is currently working with the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF). He has been appointed as Director General of Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) till November 18, 2019. His appointment has been approved by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet. Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) issued his appointment order. This post was vacant since R R Bhatnagar took charge as Director General of CRPF in April 2017.
Question 11
Founded in 1934, the IBF was the international governing body for what?
A
B.A.S.E. jumping
B
Boules
C
Breadmaking
D
Badminton
Question 11 Explanation: 
Badminton
Question 12
Irish-born Francis Bacon (1909-1992) is known in what field?
A
Painting
B
Haute cuisine
C
Yachting
D
Athletics
Question 12 Explanation: 
Painting
Question 13
The photosphere, chromosphere and corona are terms used for aspects of what?
A
The sun
B
The moon
C
An atom
D
A good cigar
Question 13 Explanation: 
The sun
Question 14
Carl Stotz began an organisation in Williamsport, Pennsylvania in 1939 to promote what sport to youth?
A
Ice hockey
B
Basketball
C
American football
D
Baseball
Question 14 Explanation: 
Baseball
Question 15
Which of these words means "a short pithy maxim"?
A
Legend
B
Fable
C
Fairy Tale
D
Aphorism
Question 15 Explanation: 
Aphorism
Question 16
NHB may increase the authorized capital up to..........
A
1000 crore
B
1500 crore
C
2000 crore
D
350 crore
Question 16 Explanation: 
NHB may increase the authorized capital up to 2000 crore.
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