General knowledge quiz 924

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Under what name is the longest river in the region of the European Union mostly known?
A
Severn
B
Volga
C
Danube
D
Ganges
Question 1 Explanation: 
Danube
Question 2
What is the full form of RDA?
A
Rupee Draft Arrangement
B
Rupee Demand Arrangement
C
Rupee Draw Arrangement
D
Rupee Drawing Arrangement
Question 2 Explanation: 
Rupee Drawing Arrangement (RDA) is a channel to receive cross-border remittances from overseas jurisdictions. Under this arrangement, the Authorised Category I banks enter into tie-ups with the non-resident Exchange Houses in the FATF compliant countries to open and maintain their Vostro Account. Vostro Account means Local currency account maintained by a local bank for a foreign (correspondent) bank. For the foreign bank it is a Nostro account.
Question 3
What is a hereditary disease of the blood in males, characterised by excessive bleeding and lack of ability of the blood to clot?
A
Haemophilia
B
Haemoptysis
C
Haemorrhage
D
Haemorrhoids
Question 3 Explanation: 
Haemophilia
Question 4
Which part of India is set to get India's first-ever ''Air Dispensary'' based in a helicopter?
A
Northwest
B
Southeast
C
Northeast
D
Southwest
Question 4 Explanation: 
Northeast is set to get India's first-ever ''Air Dispensary'' based in a helicopter and the Union Ministry of Development of Northeast (DONER) has already contributed Rs. 25 crore as part of the initial funding. As per the plan, helicopter will be based at two locations, namely Imphal in Manipur and Meghalaya in Shillong. From these two locations, specialist doctors, paramedical staff and necessary equipment, would move into the helicopter and hold a dispensary in different locations across the eight States of North Eastern Region.
Question 5
Who was in all of these films:"Alfie", "The Man Who Would Be King", "Educating Rita", "Little Voice", "Batman Begins", "The Dark Knight", "Last Orders" and "The Quiet American"?
A
Laurence Olivier
B
Jude Law
C
Michael Caine
D
Noel Coward
Question 5 Explanation: 
Michael Caine
Question 6
The twenty-third Jaina teacher, Parsva, the immediate predecessor of Mahavira enjoined on his disciples four great vows. To these Mahavira addes which of the followings as the fifth vow?
A
Abstention from stealing
B
Non-injury
C
Brahmacharya or continence
D
Non-attachment
Question 7
Rome is on the banks of which river?
A
Danube
B
Tiber
C
Po
D
Arno
Question 7 Explanation: 
Tiber
Question 8
Which of these historical figures is most associated with the year 1649?
A
Elizabeth I
B
Robert the Bruce
C
Marie Antoinette
D
Charles I
Question 8 Explanation: 
Charles I
Question 9
Second only to the James Bond series of films, which is the longest continually running UK film series?
A
Carry On...
B
... St Trinians
C
... Horatio Hornblower
D
The Scarlet Pimpernel...
Question 9 Explanation: 
Carry On...
Question 10
The French word for "melted" gives the name to what dish?
A
Crepes
B
Fondue
C
Escargots
D
Quiche
Question 10 Explanation: 
Fondue
Question 11
Which is is a large telescope in space?
A
Hubble Space Telescope
B
Kepler Space Telescope
C
Spitzer Space Telescope
D
James webb Space Telescope
Question 11 Explanation: 
Hubble Space Telescope:The Hubble Space Telescope is a large telescope in space. NASA launched Hubble in 1990. Hubble is as long as a large school bus.
Question 12
Which of these was a ruler of the Aztec empire?
A
Ataturk
B
Montezuma
C
Santa Anna
D
Nicholas
Question 12 Explanation: 
Montezuma
Question 13
What was the name given to the group of people in the English Midlands who destroyed machinery in 1811-1812, believing it to be the cause of their unemployment?
A
Luddites
B
Hittites
C
Mechanists
D
Tolpuddle Martyrs
Question 13 Explanation: 
Luddites
Question 14
What event applies to Charles II of England in 1660 and the Bourbons in 1814 and 1815?
A
Regency period
B
Execution
C
Abdication
D
Restoration
Question 14 Explanation: 
Restoration
Question 15
Which group, which broke up in 1981, had Howard Devoto as the frontman, while Dave Formula played keyboards, Barry Adamson played bass, with John Doyle on drums?
A
Genesis
B
Supertramp
C
Magazine
D
Fairport Convention
Question 15 Explanation: 
Magazine
Question 16
What was the name of the British Royal Yacht that entered service in 1953 and decommissioned on 11 December 1997?
A
Britannia
B
Alexandra
C
Victoria and Albert
D
Queen Elizabeth
Question 16 Explanation: 
Britannia
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