General knowledge quiz 952

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What does the Tchoukball Charter explicitly require of players?
A
Balls must not be hit during the game by a hand or foot
B
Sportsmanship, and that players respect each other always when playing
C
Silence during the game
D
Handshakes with opponents before the game
Question 1 Explanation: 
Sportsmanship, and that players respect each other always when playing
Question 2
In anatomy, what word refers to a difference in coloration, usually of the iris but also of hair or skin?
A
Heterochromia
B
Dysrhythmia
C
Sturge-Weber syndrome
D
Piebaldism
Question 2 Explanation: 
Heterochromia
Question 3
Which country will set up world's first data embassy in Luxembourg?
A
Finland
B
Sweden
C
Estonia
D
Norway
Question 3 Explanation: 
Prime Minister of Estonia Juri Ratas and Prime Minister of Luxembourg Xavier Bettel have signed an agreement on housing data and information systems between the two countries. It will create the world's first data embassy. The data embassy should start working at the beginning of 2018.
Question 4
Who won the Miss World beauty pageant for the year 2017?
A
Manushi Chhillar
B
Reita Faria
C
Diana Hayden
D
Mireia Lalaguna
Question 4 Explanation: 
India's Manushi Chhillar has won the Miss World beauty pageant for the year 2017. India has won the Miss World 2017 title 17 years after Priyanka Chopra won the title in 2000. Andrea Meza, who is Miss Mexico was the first runner up and Stephanie Hill from England was second runner up. Around 108 women from across the world participated in the beauty pageant. The winner of 2016's title, Puerto Rico's Stephanie Del Valle passed on her crown to Manushi Chhillar.
Question 5
Which of the following is the constituency of Sushri Uma Bharati?
A
Hajipuri
B
Lucknow
C
Jhansi
D
Vizianagaram
Question 6
..........refers to the withdrawal of currency from circulation which is done to ambush black market currency and unaccounted money.
A
Devaluation
B
Decentralisation
C
Denomination
D
Demonetization
Question 6 Explanation: 
Demonetization:Demonetization is necessary whenever there is a change of national currency. The old unit of currency must be retired and replaced with a new currency unit.
Question 7
One of the concerns internationally with Iran's activities before a Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action in 2015 was the extent to which it...?
A
Threw open access to its historical sites
B
Dominated camel racing in the Middle East
C
Used artificial silk in carpet manufacture
D
Enriched uranium
Question 7 Explanation: 
Enriched uranium
Question 8
Croatia won their first ever Olympic gold in Atlanta in 1996 in which event?
A
Weightlifting
B
Handball
C
Wrestling
D
Fencing
Question 8 Explanation: 
Handball
Question 9
Super conductivity is a phenomenon in which the resistance of a substance
A
increases with temperature
B
decreases with temperature
C
does not change with temperature
D
becomes zero at very low temperature
Question 10
Which British economist who advocated interventionist government policy died on 21 April 1946?
A
Milton Keynes
B
John Maynard Keynes
C
John Neville Keynes
D
Richard Darwin Keynes
Question 10 Explanation: 
John Maynard Keynes
Question 11
What date in the western Gregorian Calendar is currently the date for the Russian Orthodox Church Christian New Year?
A
1-Jan
B
14 January
C
28-Jan
D
25-Mar
Question 11 Explanation: 
14-Jan
Question 12
What was the official date of the formation of the "United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland"?
A
1 January 1767
B
1 January 1927
C
1 January 1801
D
1 January 1668
Question 12 Explanation: 
1 January 1801
Question 13
What kind of ship was the Japanese "Hosho", commissioned on 27 December 1922, the first purpose-designed ship of its kind to be commissioned anywhere in the world?
A
Aircraft carrier
B
Submarine
C
Floating helicopter base
D
Battleship
Question 13 Explanation: 
Aircraft carrier
Question 14
Which year is declared as the International Year of Microcredit by UN?
A
2005
B
2000
C
2001
D
2010
Question 14 Explanation: 
The United Nations declared 2005 the International Year of Microcredit.
Question 15
Which of these is a 1966 musical (music by Cy Coleman, lyrics by Dorothy Fields and book by Neil Simon) based on Federico Fellini's screenplay for Nights of Cabiria, where the central character is a dancer-for-hire at a Times Square dance-hall?
A
Sweet Charity
B
Annie
C
Evening Primrose
D
Wait a Minim!
Question 15 Explanation: 
Sweet Charity
Question 16
What does a gelotologist study?
A
The behaviour of gelatine
B
Laughter
C
The vocal tract
D
Language families
Question 16 Explanation: 
Laughter
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