General knowledge quiz 975

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What was the nickname of Lawrence Peter Berra, a former Major League Baseball player and manager who played almost his entire career for the New York Yankees and was elected to the baseball Hall of Fame in 1972?
A
Teddy
B
Boo Boo
C
Winnie
D
Yogi
Question 1 Explanation: 
Yogi
Question 2
Where is it sometimes possible to walk from Japan to Russia?
A
Over La Perouse Strait in winter
B
Across the Sea of Okhotsk in winter
C
Over the Bering Strait in winter
D
Through the Seikan Tunnel on Sundays
Question 2 Explanation: 
Over La Perouse Strait in winter
Question 3
A game originating in Mexico, much loved by Henri III of France and highly popular in many countries currently, particularly with children, is called (in English)...?
A
Ker Plunk
B
Cup-and-ball
C
Marbles
D
Tennis
Question 3 Explanation: 
Cup-and-ball
Question 4
In 2010, the International Cricket Council turned down a nomination for Vice President from ex-Australian Prime Minister John Howard in favour of one from Alan Isaac, who was from which country?
A
Pakistan
B
South Africa
C
India
D
New Zealand
Question 4 Explanation: 
New Zealand
Question 5
In 1779 Captain James Cook, having surveyed the West Coast of the continent of North America, was killed at which islands?
A
New Zealand
B
Cook Islands
C
Hawaiian Islands
D
Friendly Islands
Question 5 Explanation: 
Hawaiian Islands
Question 6
What is the component in grasses, wood, and algae which is used to produce ethanol as a biofuel?
A
Lignin
B
Chlorophyll
C
Cellulose
D
Sap
Question 6 Explanation: 
Cellulose
Question 7
Initial minimum paid-up voting equity capital for a bank shall be
A
5 billion
B
2 billion
C
1 billion
D
3 billion
Question 7 Explanation: 
5 billion:Initial minimum paid-up voting equity capital for a bank shall be Rs. 5 billion i.e. Rs. 500 Crore. The NOFHC shall initially hold a minimum of 40 per cent of the paid-up voting equity capital of the bank which shall be locked in for a period of five years
Question 8
Who wrote the book "Angela's Ashes"?
A
Charles Dickens
B
Roddy Doyle
C
Frank McCourt
D
Oscar Wilde
Question 8 Explanation: 
Frank McCourt
Question 9
What is a muntjack?
A
Pig
B
Rabbit
C
Chicken
D
Deer
Question 9 Explanation: 
Deer
Question 10
According to the nursery rhyme, where does the Muffin Man live?
A
In Drury Lane
B
Near Fleet Street
C
Cheapside
D
Clapham Common
Question 10 Explanation: 
In Drury Lane
Question 11
Where in Africa are the Murchison, or Kabalega, Falls?
A
Between Lake Kyoga and Lake Albert on the White Nile River, Uganda
B
On the Senegal River, Mali
C
In Western Zambia upstream from the Victoria Falls
D
On the Zambezi River at the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe
Question 11 Explanation: 
Between Lake Kyoga and Lake Albert on the White Nile River, Uganda
Question 12
Which constellation lies between the Centaur's foot and the Southern ecliptic pole?
A
Aquarius
B
Orion
C
Chamaeleon
D
Capricorn
Question 12 Explanation: 
Chamaeleon
Question 13
If you sailed directly East from New York, which of these harbours would be nearest your landfall on the other side of the Atlantic?
A
Liverpool
B
Bordeaux
C
Casablanca
D
Lisbon
Question 13 Explanation: 
Lisbon
Question 14
Which US government official is the equivalent of the British Foreign Secretary?
A
Secretary of State
B
Attorney General
C
Defence Secretary
D
Secretary General
Question 14 Explanation: 
Secretary of State
Question 15
Where in the United Kingdom would you find a statue of Anteros?
A
Royal Exchange Square, Glasgow, Scotland
B
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, England
C
Piccadilly, London, England
D
Cardiff City Hall, Wales
Question 15 Explanation: 
Piccadilly, London, England
Question 16
In which state of the USA would you find the Great Salt Lake?
A
Idaho
B
Omaha
C
Utah
D
Oklahoma
Question 16 Explanation: 
Utah
There are 16 questions to complete.

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