General knowledge quiz 883

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Where are chaps worn?
A
Head
B
Legs
C
Hands
D
Feet
Question 1 Explanation: 
Legs
Question 2
What links the cities of Quito and Lima?
A
They are the capital cities of adjacent countries
B
The water source for both cities is the Rimac River
C
The main language spoken in both is Portuguese
D
They have ports on the Caribbean Sea
Question 2 Explanation: 
They are the capital cities of adjacent countries
Question 3
Who presents the UK TV natural history series "Life Story" (2014)?
A
Kate Humble
B
Different presenters for each episode, including Alan Titchmarsh
C
David Attenborough
D
Bernard Hill
Question 3 Explanation: 
David Attenborough
Question 4
Which revered world figure celebrated his 95th birthday, in hospital, in July 2013?
A
The Dalai Lama
B
Nelson Mandela
C
Ban Ki Moon
D
Pope Francis I
Question 4 Explanation: 
Nelson Mandela
Question 5
What street leads to the front of Buckingham Palace in London?
A
The Mall
B
Pall Mall
C
Victoria Street
D
Cheapside
Question 5 Explanation: 
The Mall
Question 6
The Trades are what?
A
Barter system
B
Dealings on the stock exchange
C
Winds
D
A baroque music group
Question 6 Explanation: 
Winds
Question 7
Which of these is a species of antelope?
A
Camaro
B
Corvair
C
Impala
D
Blazer
Question 7 Explanation: 
Impala
Question 8
Clusterball is a game involving aircraft, balls, magnetic ramps and a collection point, and is played on what?
A
A pond
B
An icefield
C
A screen
D
A tabletop
Question 8 Explanation: 
A screen
Question 9
In early 2008, Yang Yun, an artistic gymnast who won two bronze medals at the 2000 Olympics, admitted on Chinese state-run television what fact about herself that interested the international press?
A
She had passed a drug test, though she had been taking stanozolol
B
She had been pregnant when she had competed
C
She was 14 when she had competed
D
Her father was the coach of the team from the Republic of China
Question 9 Explanation: 
She was 14 when she had competed
Question 10
Which among the following banks has received Skoch Awards in 9 different categories?
A
Syndicate Bank
B
Corporation Bank
C
Punjab National Bank
D
Vijaya Bank
Question 10 Explanation: 
Vijaya Bank has received Skoch Awards in following 9 categories-Best Bank in Public Sector; Best Bank for NPA Management-Organization Category; Retail Lending; Inclusive Wallet-VPAYQWIK; Digital Inclusion; IT Security; e-Surveillance of ATMs and branches; and 100 Digital Villages-Financial Inclusion. Vijaya Bank's Executive Director B. S. Rama Rao received the NPA Management Award (individual category) from Sameer Kochhar, Chairman, Skoch Group at Mumbai.
Question 11
The olfactory organs are concerned with the sense of what?
A
Taste
B
Sight
C
Smell
D
Hearing
Question 11 Explanation: 
Smell
Question 12
What does "hooly" imply?
A
Careful or gentle
B
A boisterous celebration
C
Sanctified
D
A gymnastic hoop exercise
Question 12 Explanation: 
Careful or gentle
Question 13
Who became president of the Islamic Repubic of Iran in August 2005?
A
Jalal Talabani
B
Hamid Karzai
C
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
D
Bashar al-Assad
Question 13 Explanation: 
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Question 14
Which country's shores are on the northernmost tip of the Bay of Bengal?
A
Bangladesh
B
Sri Lanka
C
Burma (Republic of the Union of Myanmar)
D
Kingdom of Bhutan
Question 14 Explanation: 
Bangladesh
Question 15
What is another word for "Endomorphic"?
A
Plump
B
Skinny
C
Tall
D
Short
Question 15 Explanation: 
Plump
Question 16
Placenta is the structure formed
A
by the union of foetal and uterine tissue
B
by foetus only
C
by fusion of germ layers
D
None of these
There are 16 questions to complete.

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