General knowledge quiz 848

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
In UNO, the new members are admitted to the General Assembly on the recommendation of..........and..........the members of the General Assembly should vote in favour.
A
Security Council; two-thirds
B
Security Council; one-third
C
International Court of Justice; two-thirds
D
International Court of Justice; one-third
Question 2
Which US state borders another country, and no other US state?
A
New Mexico
B
Hawaii
C
Texas
D
Alaska
Question 2 Explanation: 
Alaska
Question 3
Which is not a characteristic of acids?
A
React with bases to form Salt
B
React with active metal to form H2 gas
C
Turn litmus Red
D
Taste Bitter
Question 3 Explanation: 
React with bases to form Salt:General Characteristics of Acids:
Question 4
In August 1830, the audience were so stirred by a performance of Auber's "La Muette de Portici" at their capital's opera house, that it led to what successful fight for independence?
A
The Belgian Revolution
B
The French Revolution
C
The American Revolution
D
The Russian Revolution
Question 4 Explanation: 
The Belgian Revolution
Question 5
Daryl Hannah starred with Tom Hanks and John Candy as what in the 1984 film "Splash"?
A
Gorgon
B
Unicorn
C
Mermaid
D
Tugboat
Question 5 Explanation: 
Mermaid
Question 6
In October 1981 France abolished what?
A
The death penalty and the guillotine
B
Nuclear testing in the atmosphere over Mururoa Atoll in the Pacific
C
Selling crepes on the Paris Metro
D
The burqa
Question 6 Explanation: 
The death penalty and the guillotine
Question 7
Who leads "The CBS Orchestra", the house band for "The Late Show with David Letterman"?
A
Paul Shaffer
B
Desi Arnaz
C
Daniel Barenboim
D
Mae West
Question 7 Explanation: 
Paul Shaffer
Question 8
Namdapha National Park is situated in..........
A
Arunachala Pradesh
B
Uttarakhand
C
Odisha
D
Tamilnadu
Question 8 Explanation: 
Arunachala Pradesh
Question 9
The Propagation of sound waves in a gas involves which of the following?
A
Isobaric compression and reflection
B
Isothermal compression and rarefaction
C
Adiabatic compression and rarefaction
D
Isochoric compression and reflection
Question 9 Explanation: 
Adiabatic compression and rarefaction:An adiabatic process is one that occurs without transfer of heat or matter between a thermodynamic system and its surroundings. In an adiabatic process, energy is transferred only as work Rarefaction is the reduction of an item's density, the opposite of compression.
Question 10
ICC Cricket World Cup for the year 2023 to be hosted by which country?
A
England
B
South Africa
C
Pakistan
D
India
Question 10 Explanation: 
The 2023 ICC Cricket World Cup is scheduled to be hosted by India. India was selected as the host at an International Cricket Council (ICC) meeting in London in June 2013.
Question 11
The minimum Net Owned Funds (NOF) required for consideration as FFMC for single branch is..........
A
Rs. 12 lakh
B
Rs. 10 lakh
C
Rs. 50 lakh
D
Rs. 25 lakh
Question 11 Explanation: 
The minimum Net Owned Funds (NOF) required for consideration as FFMC for single branch is Rs. 25 lakh
Question 12
When was the first train steamed off in India?
A
1848
B
1853
C
1875
D
1862
Question 12 Explanation: 
The first train in India was steamed off from Bori Bunder to Thane on 16th. April, 1853
Question 13
The FAME scheme is recently in news, FAME stands for
A
Faster Adoption and Manufacture of Hybrid and Electronic vehicles
B
Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Hybrid and Electric vehicles
C
First Adoption and Manufacturing of Hybrid and Electric vehicles
D
Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of High and Electronic devices
Question 13 Explanation: 
Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Hybrid and Electric vehicles
Question 14
Kolleru Lake is located in..........
A
Assam
B
Sikkim
C
Karnataka
D
Andhra Pradesh
Question 15
Who was an American serial killer active in various states between 1973 and 1978 who confessed to over 30 murders (estimates range from 26 to over 100)?
A
Lord Lucan
B
Al Bundy
C
"Ted" Bundy
D
Jesse James
Question 15 Explanation: 
"Ted" Bundy
Question 16
Which international organization will fund Tamil Nadu for the irrigation tanks?
A
BRICS-New Development Bank
B
Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
C
Asian Development Bank
D
World Bank
Question 16 Explanation: 
Marketing of agricultural produce and water conservation will get priority under the second phase of IAMWARM (Irrigated Agriculture Modernisation and Water Bodies Restoration and Management) project. The Rs. 3, 000-crore project, which is to be funded by the World Bank, is set to be started in March next year.
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