General knowledge quiz 938

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which painter, born in Delft, produced works including "The Woman With A Water Jug", "The Pianist" and "The Lacemaker"?
A
Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn
B
Carel Fabritius
C
Jan Vermeer
D
Vincent van Gogh
Question 1 Explanation: 
Jan Vermeer
Question 2
Which is a good absorbant of colour?
A
Solid Camper
B
Sodium Oxide
C
Animal Charcoal
D
Sodium hydroxide
Question 2 Explanation: 
Animal Charcoal:Animal charcoal is used in decolourising colour of liquids because it is a good adsorbant.
Question 3
Sacre-Cour Basilica is in which European city?
A
Salzburg
B
Paris
C
Berlin
D
Vienna
Question 3 Explanation: 
Paris
Question 4
It is a particular system of banking, in which a bank places its funds in risk free assets with maturity period matching its liability's maturity timing and maintains liquidity at the time of demand payment and their funds have no chance of becoming an NPA.
A
Universal Banking
B
Merchant Banking
C
Narrow Banking
D
Virtual Banking
Question 4 Explanation: 
Narrow banking is a proposed type of bank called a narrow bank also called a safe bank. Narrow banking would restrict banks to holding liquid and safe government bonds. Loans would be made by other financial intermediaries.
Question 5
Which country used to be called Southern Rhodesia?
A
Zanzibar
B
Zaire
C
Zimbabwe
D
Zambia
Question 5 Explanation: 
Zimbabwe
Question 6
The annual rock festival at Roskilde is held in which country?
A
Belgium
B
Ireland
C
Denmark
D
Canada
Question 6 Explanation: 
Denmark
Question 7
Which US State ended prohibition in November 1948, a law that had been in place there for 68 years?
A
Kentucky
B
Arkansas
C
Kansas
D
Utah
Question 7 Explanation: 
Kansas
Question 8
Aaron Pryor is related to which sport?
A
Cricket
B
Wrestling
C
Weightlifting
D
Boxing
Question 8 Explanation: 
Boxing:Boxing Hall of Famer Aaron Pryor died in Los Angels. He was 60.Pryor was known as 'The Hawk'
Question 9
In which general direction would you sail from New York to London?
A
West
B
East
C
North
D
South
Question 9 Explanation: 
East
Question 10
In which year did Milkha Singh win the first National title in the 400 m race?
A
1955
B
1956
C
1957
D
1970
Question 11
Rufiyaa is the currency of which of the following country?
A
Myanmar
B
Mangolia
C
Maldives
D
Nepal
Question 11 Explanation: 
Maldives:Maldives-Male(Capital) and Rufiyaa(Currency)
Question 12
The underlying cause of bio diversity loss is
A
poverty and unsustainable development projects
B
macroeconomic policies
C
international trade factors
D
All of the above
Question 13
Which of the following is the world's largest cleanliness survey carried out by Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs?
A
Swachh Abhiyan-2018
B
Swachh Bharat-2018
C
Swachh Survekshan-2018
D
Swachh Sankalp-2018
Question 13 Explanation: 
Indian government commenced Swachh Survekshan-2018. It is being dubbed as the world's largest cleanliness survey. Under Swachh Survekshan 2018, all 4041 cities and towns in India will be rated and ranked on various parameters of sanitation and cleanliness. This will be the first such pan-India exercise. Previous two editions of Swachh Survekshan did not cover all cities and towns. Under Swachh Survekshan-2016 (the first survey) 73 cities with over 10 lakh population and all the state capitals were ranked, while in the 2017 survey, 434 cities with over 1 lakh population and all the state capitals were ranked. Under Swachh Survekshan 2018, cities will be assessed on various parameters including open defecation free status, mechanism for collection of garbage, facilities for transportation of garbage, processing of garbage using scientific methods and efforts made to encourage public participation in Swachh Bharat Abhiyan campaign. The survey is being carried out by Union Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs. It will conclude in March 2018.
Question 14
When the batsman, in cricket, is out without scoring a single run, is called
A
drive
B
duck
C
flight
D
googly
Question 15
What genus of grass is also known as kaffir corn, dhurra, Guinea corn and Indian millet?
A
Alfalfa
B
Saffron
C
Spinifex
D
Sorghum
Question 15 Explanation: 
Sorghum
Question 16
What word describes a vertical window in a projection from a steeply sloping roof of a building?
A
Oriel
B
Sash
C
Dormer
D
Bay
Question 16 Explanation: 
Dormer
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