General knowledge quiz 859

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The main crop of Meghalaya is
A
rice
B
wheat
C
barley
D
sugarcane
Question 2
Which of the following is used by the government to raise funds from the market for short period?
A
364 Days Treasury Bills
B
14 Days Treasury Bills
C
182 Days Treasury Bills
D
91 Days Treasury Bills
Question 2 Explanation: 
91 Days Treasury Bills:91 Days Treasury Bills is used by the government to raise funds from the market for short period
Question 3
Which bank partnered with ftCash, a virtual POS to launch Unified Payments Interface (UPI) for micro-merchants?
A
Axis Bank
B
IndusInd Bank
C
ICICI Bank
D
Kotak Mahindra Bank
Question 3 Explanation: 
Mobile payments and loans start-up ftcash, backed by IvyCap Ventures is the first fintech startup to launch Unified Payment Interface (UPI) for merchants in association with ICICI Bank.
Question 4
Fiordland National Park occupies the which country?
A
Croatia
B
Poland
C
New Zealand
D
Europe
Question 4 Explanation: 
New Zealand:Fiordland National Park occupies the southwest corner of the South Island of New Zealand. It is the largest of the 14 national parks in New Zealand
Question 5
Who, after a distinguished cricketing career, in his last ever test match innings was bowled out for a duck by Eric Hollies?
A
Brad Pitt
B
Don Bradman
C
Pittman Short
D
Shawn Johnson
Question 5 Explanation: 
Don Bradman
Question 6
CRP (or CREEP) was The Committee to Re-elect which US president?
A
Ronald Reagan
B
Jimmy Carter
C
Dwight Eisenhower
D
Richard Nixon
Question 6 Explanation: 
Richard Nixon
Question 7
Daniel Carroll and Akakida Kakhiashvili are unusual in Olympic history for what reason?
A
They have both won gold medals while representing two entirely different countries
B
Both missed their medal award ceremonies
C
Both won by default as there were no other competitors
D
Both were sent home after failing drug tests
Question 7 Explanation: 
They have both won gold medals while representing two entirely different countries
Question 8
The "Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapon Tests In The Atmosphere, In Outer Space And Under Water", known as the "Partial Test Ban Treaty", "Limited Test Ban Treaty" and "Nuclear Test Ban Treaty", introduced in 1963, was signed by a number of countries including the UK, the USA and which other?
A
North Korea
B
China
C
France
D
USSR
Question 8 Explanation: 
USSR
Question 9
Actor Lloyd Bridges is what relation to actors Beau and Jeff Bridges?
A
Father
B
Brother
C
Uncle
D
Grandfather
Question 9 Explanation: 
Father
Question 10
Who was largely responsible for the development of the jet engine, seeing the first application of his engine installed in a Gloster aircraft in 1941?
A
Lawrence Bragg
B
Robert Watson-Watt
C
Christopher Hinton
D
Frank Whittle
Question 10 Explanation: 
Frank Whittle
Question 11
Who enjoys the rank of Cabinet Minister in Union Cabinet?
A
Secretary of GOI
B
Political Advisor to PM
C
Judge of SC
D
Deputy Chairman of Planning Commission
Question 11 Explanation: 
Deputy Chairman of Planning Commission:the Prime Minister as the ex officio Chairman, the committee has a nominated Deputy Chairman, who is given the rank of a full Cabinet Minister. At present, Panagariya enjoys the rank of the Cabinet minister, but it is of nominal nature
Question 12
Where was the playwright August Strindberg born?
A
Germany
B
Norway
C
Sweden
D
France
Question 12 Explanation: 
Sweden
Question 13
The matched grip, Moeller method, Open, Rudiment and Traditional grip are terms used in playing what instrument?
A
Drums
B
Trumpet
C
Oboe
D
Guitar
Question 13 Explanation: 
Drums
Question 14
What was the first combat aircraft to provide cabin pressurisation for the crew?
A
B29 Bomber
B
Spitfire
C
Lancaster bomber
D
Camel
Question 14 Explanation: 
B29 Bomber
Question 15
Which of these animals attacks its food with a "death roll"?
A
Lion
B
Alligator
C
Hyena
D
Giraffe
Question 15 Explanation: 
Alligator
Question 16
She has figured in plays by John Lyly, Sir W.S. Gilbert, Lawrence Aronovitch, and George Bernard Shaw as well as in novels, opera, painting, and a video game as well as in place and ship names. Who is she?
A
Tosca
B
Marilyn Monroe
C
Galatea
D
Empress Wen
Question 16 Explanation: 
Galatea
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