General knowledge quiz 955

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of the following is the regulator of Housing Finance Company(HFCs)?
A
RBI
B
SBI
C
GOI
D
NHB
Question 1 Explanation: 
NHB registers, regulates and supervises Housing Finance Company (HFCs)
Question 2
Which International Bank is planning to issue its first US dollar-denominated bond by June 2018?
A
World Bank
B
International Monetary Fund
C
Asian Development Bank
D
Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
Question 2 Explanation: 
Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank(AIIB) is planning to issue its first US dollar-denominated bond by June 2018. Soren Elbech, Treasurer of AIIB has stated that the minimum size of the issuance will be one billion dollars. Maturity of these bond will be between three and five years depending on investor demand. On account of its strong capital base and stable outlook, AIIB has received three top-notch ratings from the global credit rating agencies, S&P Global Ratings, Fitch and Moody's. China is the largest shareholder in AIIB holding 26.06 per cent voting shares followed by India with 7.5 per share. Energy, power generation, transport and rural infrastructure are AIIB's priority areas of investment.
Question 3
When and where was hockey introduced for women in Olympics?
A
1908 at London
B
1980 at Moscow
C
1936 at Berlin
D
1924 at Paris
Question 4
The Reliance Cup was earlier known by the name of
A
Benson and Hedges Cup
B
McDowell's Challenge Cup
C
Prudential Cup
D
Rothmans Cup
Question 5
Who wrote "The High Window", "The Lady in the Lake", "No Crime In The Mountains", "The Little Sister", "The Long Goodbye", "Playback", and a series of short detective novels most of which featured private detective Philip Marlowe?
A
Agatha Christie
B
Raymond Chandler
C
Edgar Rice Burroughs
D
L. Ron Hubbard
Question 5 Explanation: 
Raymond Chandler
Question 6
Bjorn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson wrote most of the songs for which pop group?
A
Oasis
B
ABBA
C
Madness
D
Beatles
Question 6 Explanation: 
ABBA
Question 7
Recently, NPDRR in news, D stands for
A
Discount
B
Deduction
C
Disaster
D
Development
Question 7 Explanation: 
Disaster
Question 8
Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport is located in..........
A
Mumbai
B
Delhi
C
Kolkata
D
Nagpur
Question 8 Explanation: 
Kolkata:Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport is an international airport located in Kolkata, West Bengal, India, serving the Kolkata metropolitan area.
Question 9
..........is a feature of North Atlantic Ocean
A
Majid Gyre
B
Columbus Gyre
C
Heyerdahl Gyre
D
Turtle Gyre
Question 9 Explanation: 
Columbus Gyre:A gyre in oceanography is any large system of rotating ocean currents, particularly those involved with large wind movements. Columbus Gyre is a feature of North Atlantic Ocean
Question 10
In the nursery rhyme beginning "Hey Diddle Diddle", who laughed to see such fun?
A
Cat
B
Cow
C
Dish
D
Dog
Question 10 Explanation: 
Dog
Question 11
In March 1918, the capital of Russia was moved to where?
A
St Petersburg
B
Moscow
C
Stalingrad
D
Minsk
Question 11 Explanation: 
Moscow
Question 12
The numbers 111, 222, 333, 444, 555, 666, 777, 888 and 999 are all multiples of what number?
A
47
B
37
C
57
D
67
Question 12 Explanation: 
37
Question 13
Who is the inventor of LCD (liquid crystal display)?
A
Joseph Henry
B
Hoffmann-La Roche
C
Christian Huygens
D
Olaus Roemer
Question 13 Explanation: 
Hoffmann-La Roche:LCD (liquid crystal display) is invented by Hoffmann-La Roche in 1979
Question 14
Which international organisation evolved from Camp Shriver in Maryland, USA, in 1968?
A
FISU
B
The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
C
University of Utah's National Center for Community of Caring
D
Special Olympics
Question 14 Explanation: 
Special Olympics
Question 15
Sound travels at the fastest speed in..........
A
Air
B
Water
C
Oil
D
Steel
Question 15 Explanation: 
Steel:Sound travels faster in steel than in air
Question 16
Which car maker has a trident as its symbol?
A
Maserati
B
Ferrari
C
Lamborghini
D
Fiat
Question 16 Explanation: 
Maserati
There are 16 questions to complete.

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