General knowledge quiz 838

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What charge card, developed in 1950, was the first to be accepted nationally in the US?
A
Visa
B
Discover
C
MasterCharge
D
Diner's Club
Question 1 Explanation: 
The card was invented by Frank McNamara and Ralph Schneider.
Question 2
Which English barrister, who wrote the play "Voyage Around My Father" and the TV series "Rumpole of the Bailey", died in January 2009?
A
Harold Pinter
B
John Mortimer
C
Tom Stoppard
D
Michael Frayn
Question 2 Explanation: 
John Mortimer
Question 3
The latitude 'AA' on the map represents the
A
Tropic of Cancer
B
Tropic of Capricorn
C
Equator
D
None of the above
Question 4
The quorum to initiate a session of the Lok Sabha is
A
52
B
55
C
60
D
62
Question 4 Explanation: 
55:One tenth of the total number of members of Rajya Sabha constitutes the quorum for a meeting of the House and the quorum to initiate a session of the Lok Sabha is 55 members (one-tenth of the total membership).
Question 5
What is the name for a squirrel's nest?
A
Drey
B
Nuthouse
C
Chickory
D
Squandry
Question 5 Explanation: 
Drey
Question 6
Who among the following has been honoured with the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award for 2016?
A
Gulzar
B
Parn
C
Manoj Kumar
D
Shashi Kapoor
Question 6 Explanation: 
Manoj Kumar:Veteran Bollywood star Manoj Kumar, best known for his patriotic films Purab Aur Paschim, Upkar and Kranti, was chosen for the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke award, the highest official recognition in Indian cinema Shashi Kapoor-2015
Question 7
Which group after, for the first time, collaborating with professional songwriters produced their first No. 1 single in 1987?
A
Fuse
B
Cheap Trick
C
Bad English
D
Heart
Question 7 Explanation: 
Cheap Trick
Question 8
Who was Europe's captain in the 2008 Ryder Cup?
A
Eamonn Darcy
B
Colin Montgomerie
C
Tiger Woods
D
Nick Faldo
Question 8 Explanation: 
Nick Faldo
Question 9
The terms patois and argot refer to what?
A
Informal language used by people in a particular locality
B
Types of ship
C
Ancient Greek tribes
D
Musical rhythms
Question 9 Explanation: 
Informal language used by people in a particular locality
Question 10
The Darling family are from which film?
A
Peter Pan
B
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
C
Mary Poppins
D
The Railway Children
Question 10 Explanation: 
Peter Pan
Question 11
The engines used in Formula One between 1960 and 1990 by Motor Racing Developments Ltd (known as Brabham) were Coventry-Climax, Cosworth DFV, Alfa Romeo, BMW, Yamaha, Judd and which other?
A
Mercedes
B
Ferrari
C
Repco
D
Honda
Question 11 Explanation: 
Repco
Question 12
Technical Committee on Drought prone Areas Programme headed by whom?
A
N.S. Siddharthan
B
N.Narayanan
C
C.H. Hanumantha Rao
D
B. Bhattacharya
Question 12 Explanation: 
C.H. Hanumantha Rao:C.H. Hanumantha Rao chaired the Technical Committee on Drought prone Areas Programme and Desert Development Programme of the Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices.
Question 13
Toguraci is the..........Mine located in Indonesia
A
Gold
B
Diamond
C
Copper
D
Coal
Question 13 Explanation: 
Gold:Toguraci Gold mine is located in Indonesia.It sits at fifth with 16 g/t grade of gold in reserves.
Question 14
A person to be eligible to be appointed as a Judge of Supreme Court of India a high court or of two or more such courts in succession for at least how many years?
A
15 Years
B
12 Years
C
8 Years
D
10 Years
Question 14 Explanation: 
10 Years:A person to be eligible to be appointed as a Judge of Supreme Court of India a high court or of two or more such courts in succession for at least 10 years
Question 15
Which of these is a character from the pantomime "Cinderella"?
A
Belts
B
Zips
C
Domes
D
Buttons
Question 15 Explanation: 
Buttons
Question 16
"Chinese gooseberry" is another name for which of these?
A
Lychee
B
Kiwifruit
C
Banana
D
Cape gooseberry
Question 16 Explanation: 
Kiwifruit
There are 16 questions to complete.

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