General knowledge quiz 976

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
When did Polish codebreakers first break the code of the Enigma Machines used by German military?
A
1962
B
1950
C
1932
D
1910
Question 1 Explanation: 
1932
Question 2
In which year Sikkim added to the North Eastern Council?
A
2000
B
1998
C
2003
D
2002
Question 2 Explanation: 
2002:The NEC Act has been amended in 2002 to include membership for the State of Sikkim and restructure the Council as the regional planning body for the North Eastern Region.
Question 3
Who invented Gunpowder?
A
G. Ferdinand Von Zeppelin
B
Sir Frank Whittle
C
Roger Bacon
D
Leo H Baekeland
Question 4
Donald Campbell, the car and motorboat racer who broke eight world speed records in the 1950s and 60s, was born in which country?
A
China
B
England
C
Sri Lanka
D
Pakistan
Question 4 Explanation: 
England
Question 5
Rajiv Gandhi, Prime Minister of India, was assassinated in
A
1961
B
1971
C
1981
D
1991
Question 6
What was the Roman name for Scotland?
A
Caledonia
B
Cambria
C
Hibernia
D
Gaul
Question 6 Explanation: 
Caledonia
Question 7
In which country was "The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act" passed by parliament on 4 April 2009 (to come into force on 1 April 2010)?
A
Jamaica
B
Belgium
C
India
D
Australia
Question 7 Explanation: 
India
Question 8
What is the fullform of 'FSDC' which is used in financial sectors?
A
Financial Security and Development Council
B
Financial Stability and Development Council
C
Fiscal Security and Development Council
D
Fiscal Stability and Development Council
Question 8 Explanation: 
Financial Stability and Development Council is an apex-level body constituted by the government of India. Chairperson:The Union Finance Minister of India Members:Governor Reserve Bank of India (RBl), Finance Secretary and/ or Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs (DEA), Secretary, Department of Financial Services (DFS), Chief Economic Advisor, Ministry of Finance, Chairman, Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), Chairman, Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA), Chairman, Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA), Chairman, Forward Markets Commission (FMC), Additional Secretary, Ministry of Finance, DEA, will be the Secretary of the Council.
Question 9
According to Greek legend, which of the 9 Muses was the muse of epic poetry?
A
Polymnia
B
Urania
C
Calliope
D
Erato
Question 9 Explanation: 
Calliope
Question 10
Which 18th century Italian adventurer was imprisoned in Venice, escaped and managed state lotteries in Paris, then travelled to England Poland and Spain before retiring in Bohemia?
A
Giovanni Jacobo Casanova
B
Marco Polo
C
Sebastian Cabot
D
Christopher Columbus
Question 10 Explanation: 
Giovanni Jacobo Casanova
Question 11
The bullseye of a dart board should be how far up from the floor?
A
1.25 metres (4 feet, 1 inch)
B
2 metres (6 feet 7 inches)
C
1.73 metres (5 feet, 8 inches)
D
2.5 metres (8 feet, 2 inches)
Question 11 Explanation: 
1.73 metres (5 feet, 8 inches)
Question 12
The head office of ICICI Bank is located in
A
Kolkata
B
Varanasi
C
Chennai
D
Mumbai
Question 12 Explanation: 
Mumbai
Question 13
Which bank has won the 'Best Bank for SME Lending award' by ASSOCHAM at the fourth SMEs Excellence Award function held in New Delhi?
A
Dena Bank
B
Corporation Bank
C
Vijaya Bank
D
Indian Bank
Question 13 Explanation: 
Vijaya Bank has been honored with 'Best Bank for SME Lending award' at the fourth SMEs Excellence Award function held in New Delhi. The award was received by the Vijaya Bank Managing Director & CEO of the bank, Kishore Sansi
Question 14
What is the main ingredient, apart from icing sugar, in Royal icing?
A
Walnut oil
B
Softly beaten egg white
C
Champagne
D
Earl Grey tea
Question 14 Explanation: 
Softly beaten egg white
Question 15
Who was the first woman to fly solo from England to Australia?
A
Greta Garbo
B
Jean Batten
C
Amy Johnson
D
Amelia Earhart
Question 15 Explanation: 
Amy Johnson
Question 16
Which American TV sitcom, originally aired from 1974 to 1984, presented an idealized vision of life in 1950s and early 1960s America?
A
American Graffiti
B
Happy Days
C
The Long Weekend
D
Back To The Future
Question 16 Explanation: 
Happy Days
There are 16 questions to complete.

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