General knowledge quiz 137

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What is the largest river in Europe in terms of length, discharge, and watershed, that flows through central Russia, and has some of the largest reservoirs in the world?
A
Rhine
B
Volga
C
Rhone
D
Tiber
Question 1 Explanation: 
Volga
Question 2
What name was given to a group of painters who first exhibited at the Salon d'Automne in Paris in 1905, including Matisse, Braque, Derain, van Dongen and Dufy, who presented bold forms, brilliant colours and clearly defined patterns?
A
Impressionists
B
Les Sauvages
C
Les Fauves
D
Neoplasticists
Question 2 Explanation: 
Les Fauves
Question 3
The present currency system of India is based on minimum reserve system of note issue.It was adopted in..........
A
1956
B
1957
C
1960
D
1972
Question 3 Explanation: 
1957:The present currency system of India is based on minimum reserve system of note issue.It was adopted in 1957.It was maintained by RBI.
Question 4
John Frieda is associated with which of these professions?
A
Furniture design
B
Clothing design
C
Hairdressing
D
Cooking
Question 4 Explanation: 
Hairdressing
Question 5
"Million Dollar Quartet" is a stage musical by Floyd Mutrux & Colin Escott that opened on Broadway on 11 April 2010. Who are "the quartet"?
A
Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis & Carl Perkins
B
The Beatles
C
George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Irving Berlin & Jerome Kern
D
Muhammed Ali, Sonny Liston, George Foreman & Joe Frazier
Question 5 Explanation: 
Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis & Carl Perkins
Question 6
Singers and performers Joseph Utsler and Joseph Bruce perform under what name?
A
Ill & Al Scratch
B
Insane Clown Posse
C
Black Sheep
D
M.O.P.
Question 6 Explanation: 
Insane Clown Posse
Question 7
What group was Roger Bannister representing when he broke the 4 minute mile at 3 minutes 59.4 seconds on 6 May 1954?
A
Great Britain
B
Oxford University
C
England
D
Amateur Athletic Association
Question 7 Explanation: 
Amateur Athletic Association
Question 8
Where is the sports stadium, Green Park, located?
A
Kanpur
B
Jamshedpur
C
Cuttack
D
Patiala
Question 9
Which Greek philosopher was accused by the Sophists of corrupting the youth of Athens and was condemned to death by drinking hemlock?
A
Socrates
B
Plato
C
Xenophon
D
Euclid
Question 9 Explanation: 
Socrates
Question 10
What festival is known as Yom Kippur?
A
New Year
B
Day of Atonement
C
Passover
D
Feast of Dedication
Question 10 Explanation: 
Day of Atonement
Question 11
Who says "Is this a dagger that I see before me" in a Shakespearean play?
A
Ophelia
B
Julius Caesar
C
Othello
D
Macbeth
Question 11 Explanation: 
Macbeth
Question 12
What Scottish patriotic song, used frequently at special occasions and sporting events, was written by a member of the folk group The Corries in 1967?
A
Scotland the Brave
B
Scots Wha Hae
C
A Man's a Man for A' That
D
Flower of Scotland
Question 12 Explanation: 
Flower of Scotland
Question 13
Where did the 4th ASEAN Defense Ministers Meeting (ADMM) Plus held at?
A
Thailand
B
Vietnam
C
Indonesia
D
Philippines
Question 13 Explanation: 
The 4th ASEAN Defense Ministers' Meeting(ADMM)-Plus was hosted by the Philippine Department of National Defence. The meeting was chaired by Secretary of National Defence of the Philippines Delfin Lorenzana. Defence department leaders from 10 ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) nations and 8 dialog partners participated. They delivered speeches on regional security situations and issues of common concern.
Question 14
Who is the governor of Mizoram?
A
Draupadi Murmu
B
Krishan Kant Paul
C
Satya Pal Malik
D
Nirbhay Sharma
Question 14 Explanation: 
Nirbhay Sharma:Capital-Aizawl
Question 15
What type of computer uses three possible values in its calculations:the digits-1, 0, and +1?
A
Binary computer
B
Ternary computer
C
Indecisive computer
D
Government computer
Question 15 Explanation: 
Ternary computer
Question 16
Which venue has hosted the Ryder Cup the most times since 1980?
A
The K Club-Palmer Course, Straffan, County Kildare, Ireland
B
Valhalla Golf Club, Louisville, Kentucky
C
The Belfry, Wishaw, Warwickshire, England
D
Oakland Hills Country Club, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
Question 16 Explanation: 
The Belfry, Wishaw, Warwickshire, England
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