General knowledge quiz 1350

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The largest lake in India is
A
Luni lake
B
Sambhar lake
C
Wular lake
D
None of the above
Question 2
Which of these musical terms means faster than adagio?
A
Rallentando
B
Largo
C
Soprano
D
Presto
Question 2 Explanation: 
Presto
Question 3
At the 2004 Summer Olympics, why did the Russian Federation file an unsuccessful protest over the women's 100m hurdles, delaying the medal ceremony by a day?
A
The hurdles were not to the correct height
B
American Joanna Hayes had made rude comments to Russian Irina Shevchenko at the start
C
Canadian Perdita Felicien fell on the first hurdle and took Russian Irina Shevchenko with her
D
During the race, some of the hurdles fell over in the strong wind
Question 3 Explanation: 
Canadian Perdita Felicien fell on the first hurdle and took Russian Irina Shevchenko with her
Question 4
What group, consisting of vibraphonist Milt Jackson, bassist Percy Heath, drummer Kenny Clarke and pianist John Lewis (as musical director), was formed in 1952?
A
Modern Jazz Quartet
B
Tremoloes
C
Blind Faith
D
Bepop Bingle Bongle Band
Question 4 Explanation: 
Modern Jazz Quartet
Question 5
Amitav Gosh is an author of..........
A
Flood of fire
B
The Seeker
C
In Other Words:Poems
D
Partition:The Long Shadow
Question 5 Explanation: 
Flood of fire:Amitav Gosh is an author of Flood of fire
Question 6
What river runs through Memphis, Tennessee, USA?
A
Ohio River
B
Platte River
C
Salt River
D
Mississippi
Question 6 Explanation: 
Mississippi
Question 7
Which of these was an American alternative rock band that existed from 1980 to 2009, originally formed in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with members singer/guitarist/songwriter Gordon Gano, bassist Brian Ritchie, and drummers Victor DeLorenzo (1980-1993 & 2002-2009) and Guy Hoffman (1993-2002)?
A
Simple Minds
B
Nirvana
C
R E M
D
Violent Femmes
Question 7 Explanation: 
Violent Femmes
Question 8
In the Indian National Flag, what does Asoka's wheel represent?
A
Language
B
Religion
C
Wheel of India
D
Wheel of the law
Question 8 Explanation: 
Wheel of the law:The 12 out of 24 spokes represent the twelve causal links taught by the Buddha and pratityasamutpada (conditional arising). The first 12 spokes represent 12 stages of suffering. Next 12 spokes represent no cause no effect. So, due to awareness of mind formation of mental conditioning stops.
Question 9
Ornette Coleman, Louis Armstrong and Charles Mingus are associated with what style of music?
A
Jazz
B
Country
C
Heavy metal
D
Opera
Question 9 Explanation: 
Jazz
Question 10
Rickets is caused by a deficiency in which vitamin?
A
A
B
C
C
D
D
B1
Question 10 Explanation: 
D
Question 11
Which of these countries is on the Gulf of Finland?
A
Australia
B
Turkey
C
Ghana
D
Estonia
Question 11 Explanation: 
Estonia
Question 12
Which of these is Elton John's most popular song?
A
Lantern in a Storm
B
Candle in the Wind
C
Fire in the Sun
D
Taper in a Rainstorm
Question 12 Explanation: 
Candle in the Wind
Question 13
Which of these is a citrus fruit?
A
Geraldine
B
Clementine
C
Christine
D
Emmeline
Question 13 Explanation: 
Clementine
Question 14
Which of the following is an instrument used in India to facilitate the access to foreign money by Indian corporations and PSUs?
A
Currency Swap
B
ECB
C
Base Rate
D
Bank Rate
Question 14 Explanation: 
External Commercial Borrowing(ECB) is an instrument used in India to facilitate the access to foreign money by Indian corporations and PSUs.
Question 15
The Golf player Vijay Singh represents
A
Canada
B
Fiji
C
Sri Lanka
D
India
Question 16
The major cause of species extinction is
A
agricultural activities
B
extraction (including mining, fishing, logging)
C
development (human settlements, industry)
D
habitat loss and degradation
There are 16 questions to complete.

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