General knowledge quiz 944

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
In December 2005 a beach at Cronulla in New South Wales in Australia saw what media headline-grabbing happening?
A
Five simultaneous shark attacks
B
A mass race riot targetting Lebanese Australians
C
First international Sand Yacht Grand Prix
D
A polar bear coming ashore
Question 1 Explanation: 
A mass race riot targetting Lebanese Australians
Question 2
Begun in 1897 and inspired by the success of the first modern-day marathon at the 1896 Olympics, what is the world's oldest annual marathon?
A
The New York Marathon
B
The Boston Marathon
C
The London Marathon
D
The Sydney Marathon
Question 2 Explanation: 
The Boston Marathon
Question 3
Who was the first muslim president of India?
A
Anwara Taimur
B
Mohammad Hidayatullah
C
APJ. Abdul Kalam
D
Zakir Hussain
Question 3 Explanation: 
Zakir Hussain:Zakir Hussain was the shortest serving President of India. He previously served as Governor of Bihar from 1957 to 1962 and as Vice President of India from 1962 to 1967.
Question 4
India's first biometric-based payment system ''Aadhaar Pay'' was launched by Which bank?
A
Canara Bank
B
Axis Bank
C
HDFC Bank
D
IDFC Bank
Question 4 Explanation: 
IDFC Bank
Question 5
Deficit Financing means the government borrows money from the..........
A
Other Government
B
BRICS
C
World Bank
D
RBI
Question 5 Explanation: 
RBI:Deficit financing is a method of meeting government deficits through the creation of new money. Deficit Financing means the government borrows money from the RBI
Question 6
Escamillo, a bullfighter, is a character in which opera?
A
Carmen
B
The Barber of Seville
C
Don Giovanni
D
The Magic Flute
Question 6 Explanation: 
Carmen
Question 7
Govind Pashu Vihar National Park is located in..........
A
Nagaland
B
Himachal Pradesh
C
West Bengal
D
Uttarakhand
Question 8
Which land mass is closest to the Maldives?
A
Madagascar
B
Yemen
C
Sri Lanka
D
Pakistan
Question 8 Explanation: 
Sri Lanka
Question 9
What Christian church observes The Sabbath on Saturday?
A
The Seventh Day Adventist Church
B
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
C
The Religious Society of Friends
D
Greek Orthodox Church
Question 9 Explanation: 
The Seventh Day Adventist Church
Question 10
Which Archbishop of Canterbury was captured by Viking raiders in 1011 and killed by them the following year after refusing to allow himself to be ransomed?
A
Elfheah
B
Thomas A Becket
C
Canute
D
Uther Pendragon
Question 10 Explanation: 
Elfheah
Question 11
The HQ of Sashastra Seema Bal(SSB) is in
A
Pune
B
Kolkata
C
New Delhi
D
Mumbai
Question 11 Explanation: 
New Delhi
Question 12
Who established the Jersey Zoo on the Channel Island of Jersey in 1958?
A
Benjamin Britten
B
Gerald Durrell
C
Margaret Thatcher
D
Emily Bronte
Question 12 Explanation: 
Gerald Durrell
Question 13
What was the first public library in Europe?
A
The Bodleian Library at the University of Oxford
B
Biblioteca Ambrosiana, Milan, Italy
C
The Library at La Sorbonne University, Paris
D
Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, Berlin
Question 13 Explanation: 
The Bodleian Library at the University of Oxford
Question 14
Which of these was a playwright who is believed to have co-written a number of plays credited to Shakespeare alone?
A
Thomas Kyd
B
William Wycherley
C
John Day
D
John Fletcher
Question 14 Explanation: 
John Fletcher
Question 15
According to the title of a song from the musical "The Sound of Music", who was lonely?
A
Bull
B
Goatherd
C
Maria
D
Sugar
Question 15 Explanation: 
Goatherd
Question 16
Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), the world's oldest and most famous cricket club (founded in 1787), is based where?
A
Stamford Bridge
B
The Oval
C
Wimbledon
D
Lord's Cricket Ground
Question 16 Explanation: 
Lord's Cricket Ground
There are 16 questions to complete.

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