General knowledge quiz 843

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Swahili is not the official language of which of these countres?
A
Ethiopia
B
Kenya
C
Tanzania
D
Uganda
Question 1 Explanation: 
Ethiopia
Question 2
In Greek legend, who, the last king of Troy, was the father of Hector and Paris?
A
Hercules
B
Laomedon
C
Priam
D
Neoptolemus
Question 2 Explanation: 
Priam
Question 3
Junin mine in Ecuador extracts one of the largest quantities of what metal in Ecuador and in the world?
A
Lithium
B
Copper
C
Molybdenum
D
Tin
Question 3 Explanation: 
Copper
Question 4
Who or what is nikkei?
A
A lifestyle magazine for working men
B
Japanese emigrants from Japan and their descendants who still live overseas
C
Taiwan stock market index
D
An earthquake warning system
Question 4 Explanation: 
Japanese emigrants from Japan and their descendants who still live overseas
Question 5
Who is heading the Panel which was formed by Maharashtra State government to study the feasibility of merging financially weak District Central Cooperative Banks (DCCBs) with the Maharashtra State Cooperative (MSC) Bank?
A
Satyanarayan Iyer
B
Devendra Fadnavis
C
Yashwant Thorat
D
Yashwantro Chavan
Question 5 Explanation: 
Maharashtra State government has formed a panel to study the feasibility of merging financially weak District Central Cooperative Banks (DCCBs) with the Maharashtra State Cooperative (MSC) Bank. The panel is headed by former NABARD chairman Yashwant Thorat. The panel has also been mandated to study reasons for financial weakness of banks and suggest ways for improvement. It is expected to submit its report in a month's time.
Question 6
What are the missing words in this phrase from the UK TV series starting in 1952 "Bill and Ben, the..........Men"?
A
Oddle Poddle
B
Flower Pot
C
Busy Builder
D
Bull and Bear
Question 6 Explanation: 
Flower Pot
Question 7
With which country does Russia have its shortest international border?
A
North Korea
B
Ukraine
C
Estonia
D
Latvia
Question 7 Explanation: 
North Korea
Question 8
Anthony Hopkins is a supporter and fundraiser for which British national park?
A
Brecon Beacons
B
Lake District
C
Peak District
D
Snowdonia
Question 8 Explanation: 
Snowdonia
Question 9
What cooking measure represents the amount that one can hold between thumb and forefinger?
A
Pinch
B
Itch
C
Slap
D
Nip
Question 9 Explanation: 
Pinch
Question 10
Australia with which country is called Australasia?
A
New Zealand
B
New Guinea
C
Pacific Island
D
All of these
Question 10 Explanation: 
All of these:Australasia, a region of Oceania, comprises Australia, New Zealand, the island of New Guinea, and neighbouring islands in the Pacific Ocean
Question 11
In which country was "The Tunguska Event" on 30 June 1908, believed to have been caused by the air burst of a large meteoroid or comet fragment of 5-10 kilometres (3-6 miles) above the Earth's surface?
A
USA
B
Japan
C
Russia
D
Chile
Question 11 Explanation: 
Russia
Question 12
Where did Reserve Bank of India (RBI) open its new branch in Uttarakhand on October 3, 2017?
A
Kashipur
B
Roorkee
C
Haridwar
D
Dehradun
Question 12 Explanation: 
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) opened a branch in Dehradun on October 3, 2017. The branch was inaugurated by Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat.Earlier, all the banking related works of the Uttarakhand State Government were carried out through the Reserve Bank of India branch at Kanpur.
Question 13
Eddie Murphy starred in a remake of which Jerry Lewis comedy?
A
The Doorman
B
The Nutty Professor
C
Bowfinger
D
The Delicate Delinquent
Question 13 Explanation: 
The Nutty Professor
Question 14
Which book is related to Sanjeev Sanyal?
A
The Deep End of the ocean
B
The Ocean of Churn:How the Indian Ocean Shaped Human History
C
East, West
D
An Obedient Father
Question 14 Explanation: 
The Ocean of Churn:How the Indian Ocean Shaped Human History:A book titled The Ocean of Churn:How the Indian Ocean Shaped Human History authored by Sanjeev SanyalThe book narrated the history of The Indian Ocean, which stretches across East Africa, the Middle East and the Indian subcontinent to South East Asia and Australia.
Question 15
Taxes on professions can be levied by..........
A
Home Ministry
B
Finance Ministry
C
Central Government
D
State Government
Question 15 Explanation: 
State Government:Professional Tax is a tax levied on professions and trades in India. It is a state-level tax and has to be compulsorily paid by every member of staff employed in private companies under Article 276
Question 16
National Botanical Research Institute is located at
A
New Delhi
B
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh)
C
Chennai (Tamil Nadu)
D
Bangalore (Karnataka)
There are 16 questions to complete.

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