General knowledge quiz 931

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
In which city are O'Connell Street, known as 'Sackville Street' until 1924, and O'Connell Bridge, known as Carlisle Bridge until the early 1880s, which were renamed for Daniel O'Connell, a nationalist leader of the early 19th century?
A
Washington DC
B
Brazilia
C
Dublin
D
Canberra
Question 1 Explanation: 
Dublin
Question 2
Mumps is a disease caused by..........
A
Virus
B
Bacteria
C
Fungi
D
All of these
Question 2 Explanation: 
Virus:Mumps, also known as epidemic parotitis, is a viral disease caused by the mumps virus.
Question 3
Which method is used to prove that a number equals another and different one?
A
Ad hominem
B
Circular argument
C
Red herring
D
Division by zero
Question 3 Explanation: 
Division by zero
Question 4
Ralph Nader's 1965 book "Unsafe at Any Speed" targeted which car?
A
Ford Cortina
B
Chevrolet Corvette
C
Chevrolet Corvair
D
Toyota Camry
Question 4 Explanation: 
Chevrolet Corvair
Question 5
Whose daughter decided to have a sex-change in mid 2009, changing from being called "Chastity" to "Chaz"?
A
Ringo Starr and Barbara Bach
B
Sonny and Cher Bono
C
Mick Jagger and Jerry Hall
D
Paul McCartney and Heather Mills
Question 5 Explanation: 
Sonny and Cher Bono
Question 6
Which Indian won a Nobel Prize in 1969?
A
Jawaharlal Nehru
B
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
C
Mother Teresa
D
Sanjeev Bhaskar
Question 6 Explanation: 
Mother Teresa
Question 7
The most recent and logical concept regarding the origin of ocean basins and continents is that of
A
continental data
B
conventional current
C
plate tectesic
D
cooling process
Question 8
What was the main element in the UK television series "Last Tango in Halifax"?
A
The romance and marriage of two widowed septuagenarians
B
The acting ambitions of a Marlon Brando lookalike
C
The retirement celebration of two dance instructors
D
A drug trial
Question 8 Explanation: 
The romance and marriage of two widowed septuagenarians
Question 9
Every financial institution has to maintain a certain quantity of liquid assets with themselves at any point of time of their total time and demand liabilities. This is known as..........
A
CRR
B
SLR
C
MBS
D
MCLR
Question 9 Explanation: 
Every financial institution has to maintain a certain quantity of liquid assets with themselves at any point of time of their total time and demand liabilities. This is known as SLR.
Question 10
Peruvian Lina Medina, aged 5, made history in 1939 as the youngest person to do what?
A
Won a gold medal at an international gymnastics competition
B
Give birth
C
Swim 50m freestyle in under 30 seconds
D
Sail solo around Sout America
Question 10 Explanation: 
Give birth
Question 11
Which city is called the City of Pearls?
A
Lucknow
B
Ahmedabad
C
Chennai
D
Hyderabad
Question 11 Explanation: 
Hyderabad
Question 12
At an auction in New York in March 2009, Vijay Mallya made international news by buying personal items belonging to whom?
A
Saddam Hussein
B
Mahatma Ghandi
C
Mao Zedong
D
George Washington
Question 12 Explanation: 
Mahatma Ghandi
Question 13
Narinder Nath Vora is the governor of which state?
A
Sikkim
B
West Bengal
C
Karnataka
D
Jammu & Kashmir
Question 13 Explanation: 
Jammu & Kashmir:Capital-Srinagar (Summer), Jammu (Winter)
Question 14
Who fronted the BBC 2 specials ''Gambling in Las Vegas'', ''The Most Hated Family in America'', ''Under The Knife'', ''Behind Bars'', ''African Hunting Holiday'', ''Law and Disorder in Philadelphia'' and ''A Place for Paedophiles''?
A
David Frost
B
Louis Theroux
C
David Attenborough
D
Sean Summerfield
Question 14 Explanation: 
Louis Theroux
Question 15
Which number is exactly opposite 12 through the centre of a dart board?
A
11
B
15
C
17
D
2
Question 15 Explanation: 
2
Question 16
In whose name was an annual award established in 2009, given to a living UK poet for new work in poetry?
A
John Betjeman
B
Ted Hughes
C
Andrew Motion
D
Philip Larkin
Question 16 Explanation: 
Ted Hughes
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