General knowledge quiz 917

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The total number of members of UN Security Council is
A
5
B
10
C
15
D
20
Question 2
Newkirk is the surname of which of these entertainers?
A
Anastacia
B
Pink
C
Madonna
D
Shakira
Question 2 Explanation: 
Anastacia
Question 3
Benjamin Leroy Holt was an American inventor who patented and manufactured the first..........
A
Track
B
Bus
C
Tractor
D
Train
Question 3 Explanation: 
Tractor:Benjamin Leroy Holt was an American inventor who patented and manufactured the first practical crawler-type tread tractor
Question 4
Indian Navy has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with which Port Trust, for increasing the berthing capacity of naval ships in the port?
A
Chennai Port Trust
B
Kolkata Port Trust
C
Cochin Port Trust
D
Vishakapatnam Port Trust
Question 4 Explanation: 
Indian Navy has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Cochin Port Trust (CPT) for increasing the berthing capacity of naval ships in Kochi. Under the MoU, Cochin Port Trust has leased 228 metres of berths at Mattancherry Wharf to Indian Navy for a period of five years. Approximate cost for this lease is Rs. 10 crore per annum. Availability of expanded berthing space will enable greater operational flexibility to Indian Naval ships based in Kochi. The MoU has been entered into by keeping into consideration the scheduled fleet expansion of Indian Navy in near future
Question 5
Pirates operating off the coast of which country took over $100 million in ransom payments between 2007 and 2009?
A
Norway
B
Egypt
C
Australia
D
Somalia
Question 5 Explanation: 
Somalia
Question 6
The Government of India, has partnered with which technology giant on December 8, 2016 to conduct research on water and air quality monitoring?
A
Facebook
B
Microsoft
C
Google
D
Intel
Question 6 Explanation: 
The Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India, has partnered with the US Technology Giant Intel on December 8, 2016, to conduct research on water and air quality monitoring.
Question 7
The poetry work ''Jeje Dekhi Nathiba Bharat'' by who among the following?
A
Rishikesh Singh
B
Hrushikesh Moolgaonkar
C
Hrushikesh Mallick
D
Ranjit Mallick
Question 7 Explanation: 
Hrushikesh Mallick:Noted Odia poet Dr Hrushikesh Mallick will be honoured with the 37th edition of prestigious Sarala Award for his outstanding poetry Jeje Dekhi Nathiba Bharat.
Question 8
"Why don't you come up sometime and see me" was a famous line by Mae West in the 1933 film "She Done Him Wrong". Which actor did she say it to?
A
Henry Fonda
B
John Wayne
C
Gary Cooper
D
Cary Grant
Question 8 Explanation: 
Cary Grant
Question 9
The celebrated 18th century Englishman, Lancelot Brown, was better known by what name?
A
Capablanca
B
Capacity
C
Capacitor
D
Capability
Question 9 Explanation: 
Capability
Question 10
The Dalai Lama fled Tibet in 1959 due to its occupation by troops from what country?
A
China
B
Soviet Union
C
North Korea
D
Japan
Question 10 Explanation: 
China
Question 11
''Teesta Rangit Tourism festival'' was celebrated in which Indian city?
A
Darjeeling
B
Tripura
C
Panaji
D
Mumbai
Question 11 Explanation: 
On 27th December 2017, the five-day Teesta Rangit Tourism Festival 2017 started in Darjeeling. The Teesta Rangit Tourism festival will be held in separate phases in different places of Darjeeling and Kalimpong districts. It will be held in Darjeeling from December 27 to 29, in Kurseong from December 28 to 29, in Kalimpong from December 29 to 30 and in Mirik from December 30 to 31. This festival is organized by Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) and Darjeeling state tourism department and information and cultural affairs department.
Question 12
Which of the following is a Central Record keeping Agency For National Pension System?
A
FICCI
B
ARCIL
C
CRISIL
D
NSDL
Question 12 Explanation: 
NSDL is a Central Record keeping Agency For National Pension System.
Question 13
Which of these was a very successful German fighter pilot in World War I who was shot down and killed on the Somme in 1918?
A
Baron Manfred von Richthofen
B
Graf Zeppelin
C
Joseph Goebbels
D
Baron von Munchausen
Question 13 Explanation: 
Baron Manfred von Richthofen
Question 14
The poem 'Bangle Sellers' was written by
A
Sarojini Naidu
B
Rabindranath Tagore
C
Madhav Khosla
D
Meira Kumar
Question 14 Explanation: 
Sarojini Naidu:The poem 'Bangle Sellers' was written by Sarojini Naidu, the Nightingale of India.
Question 15
Hussars is a word applied to what type of troops?
A
Engineers
B
Artillery
C
Infantry
D
Cavalry
Question 15 Explanation: 
Cavalry
Question 16
Normal blood pressure of human body is approximately
A
90/60 mm Hg
B
110/80 mm Hg
C
140/90 mm Hg
D
120/80 mm Hg.
Question 16 Explanation: 
120/80 mm Hg.:Blood pressure (BP) is the pressure exerted by circulating blood upon the walls of blood vessels. When used without further specification, ''blood pressure'' usually refers to the arterial pressure in the systemic circulation. It is usually measured at a person's upper arm. 140/90 mm Hg is considered high blood pressure or hypertension
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