General knowledge quiz 1371

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What is a simple container for stirring, mixing and heating liquids commonly used in many laboratories, generally cylindrical in shape, with a flat bottom and a lip for pouring?
A
Gonzo
B
Beaker
C
Kermit
D
Fozzie
Question 1 Explanation: 
Beaker
Question 2
Rimsky-Korsakov named a piece of music "The Flight of the..." what?
A
Bluebirds
B
Concorde
C
Hippopotamuses
D
Bumblebee
Question 2 Explanation: 
Bumblebee
Question 3
Which of these has a style called "fly on the wall"?
A
Documentary
B
Fashion shoes
C
Architecture
D
Painting
Question 3 Explanation: 
Documentary
Question 4
Which Greek city was also known as Lacedaemon?
A
Corinth
B
Athens
C
Antioch
D
Sparta
Question 4 Explanation: 
Sparta
Question 5
The first hybrid rice varieties were introduced by which country?
A
India
B
China
C
Nepal
D
Bangladesh
Question 5 Explanation: 
China:In 1974 that the first hybrid rice varieties were released in China.The earliest high-yield rice was cultivated by Henry 'Hank' Beachell in 1966.
Question 6
What is an example of a membranophone?
A
Tubular bells
B
Flute
C
Kazoo
D
Cymbals
Question 6 Explanation: 
Kazoo
Question 7
Who described "unified field theory", an attempt to unify and simplify the fundamental laws of physics, in a paper titled "On The Generalised Theory of Gravitation" in 1950?
A
Isaac Newton
B
Satyendra Nath Bose
C
Max Planck
D
Albert Einstein
Question 7 Explanation: 
Albert Einstein
Question 8
Who in 2011 won the unofficial event he hosts, the Chevron World Challenge, his first professional golf tournament win since 2009?
A
Hunter Maan
B
Tiger Woods
C
Julien Foret
D
David Oakley
Question 8 Explanation: 
Tiger Woods
Question 9
Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation ( DICGC) is a subsidiary of..........
A
RBI
B
IDBI
C
Government of India owned / controlled institutions
D
All of these
Question 9 Explanation: 
Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation ( DICGC) is a subsidiary of Reserve Bank of India. It was established under Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation Act, 1961 for the purpose of providing insurance of deposits and guaranteeing of credit facilities. DICGC insures all bank deposits, such as saving, fixed, current, recurring deposits for up to the limit of Rs. 100, 000 of each deposits in a bank
Question 10
What sport is played in the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup Final, that has been held since 1914?
A
Baseball
B
Ice Hockey
C
Lacrosse
D
Soccer
Question 10 Explanation: 
Soccer
Question 11
The Super Bowl, the championship game of the National Football League, was first played as part of a merger agreement between the NFL and its rival, the American Football League, in what year?
A
1947
B
1977
C
1957
D
1967
Question 11 Explanation: 
1967
Question 12
A best-selling album by Bruce Springsteen was "Born in..." what?
A
The USA
B
A manger
C
A Hospital
D
A Trunk
Question 12 Explanation: 
The USA
Question 13
The headquarters of Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) is in
A
USA
B
United Kingdom
C
Switzerland
D
UAE
Question 13 Explanation: 
Switzerland
Question 14
Who is the author of What Lies Between Us?
A
Nayomi Munaweera
B
Nayantara Sahgal
C
Lloyd Jones
D
Ben Okri
Question 14 Explanation: 
Nayomi Munaweera:What Lies Between Us is a novel by Nayomi Munaweera who won Commonwealth Book Prize for the Asian Region in 2013
Question 15
How many defensive players are on a baseball field at any one time?
A
11
B
9
C
18
D
22
Question 15 Explanation: 
9
Question 16
Which film, directed by David Lean and starring John Mills, opens with an escaped convict grabbing hold of a boy in a graveyard?
A
Brief Encounter
B
The Blair Witch Project
C
Dances With Wolves
D
Great Expectations
Question 16 Explanation: 
Great Expectations
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