General knowledge quiz 1411

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The book "I know why the caged bird sings" was the first volume of the autobiography of an African-American poet, author, activist, academic, who died in May 2014 at the age of 86; who was it?
A
Paule Marshall
B
John Henrik Clarke
C
Rosa Guy
D
Maya Angelou
Question 1 Explanation: 
Maya Angelou
Question 2
The major control over the form of the developing slope is exerted by
A
inputs to the hill slope
B
outputs from the hill slope
C
balance between inputs and outputs from the hill slope system
D
None of the above
Question 3
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) rejected in 2017 by the USA was proposed between 12 Pacific Rim countries:Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the United States and which other?
A
The Philippines
B
People's Republic of China
C
Fiji
D
Vietnam
Question 3 Explanation: 
Vietnam
Question 4
The Chinese artist Zhang Huan, also in New York, USA, works in what field?
A
Sculpture
B
Painting and performance art
C
Poetry
D
Playing cello
Question 4 Explanation: 
Painting and performance art
Question 5
Who composed "The Ride of the Valkyrie" which premiered in Munich in 1870?
A
Antonin Dvorak
B
Hector Berlioz
C
Jean Sibelius
D
Richard Wagner
Question 5 Explanation: 
Richard Wagner
Question 6
From 2010 to 2012 a series of major earthquakes devastated areas in the South Island of which country?
A
England
B
New Zealand
C
India
D
Canada
Question 6 Explanation: 
New Zealand
Question 7
What is the name of the 10 senior levels of proficiency in judo and karate?
A
Ban
B
Dan
C
San
D
Han
Question 7 Explanation: 
Dan
Question 8
Which of these is in the city of Prague?
A
The tomb of Napoleon II
B
King Wenceslas Square
C
The birthplace of Franz Liszt
D
The Bridge of Sighs
Question 8 Explanation: 
King Wenceslas Square
Question 9
What is the fluid in which the human foetus grows?
A
Eau de Cologne
B
Virginia water
C
Amniotic fluid
D
Sea of Tranquility
Question 9 Explanation: 
Amniotic fluid
Question 10
Amyl nitrate is used in the treatment of..........what?
A
Athlete's foot
B
Pain in the heart
C
Malaria
D
Pain in the neck
Question 10 Explanation: 
Pain in the heart
Question 11
In March 2009, 53rd Street in New York city was renamed what?
A
Springsteen Street
B
Letterman Lane
C
U2 Way
D
Britney Spears Street
Question 11 Explanation: 
U2 Way
Question 12
Who, according to the Sumerian king list, was the fifth king of Uruk around 2700 BC, and became the central character in one of the best known works of early literature, where he was described as two-thirds god?
A
Lugalbanda
B
Gilgamesh
C
Ninsun
D
Enkidu
Question 12 Explanation: 
Gilgamesh
Question 13
In India Currency notes of denomination Rs.1, 2, 5, 10, 50, 500 and 1000 are in circulation.This series of number is called as..........
A
British Series
B
Indian Currency Series
C
Ambedkar Series
D
Mahatma Gandhi Series.
Question 13 Explanation: 
Mahatma Gandhi Series.:In India Currency notes of denomination Rs.1, 2, 5, 10, 50, 500 and 1000 are in circulation This series which began in 1996 is called as Mahatma Gandhi Series.All notes above 1 rupee denomination was introduced by RBI
Question 14
..........Dam is constructed on the Sabarmati river for power generation
A
Srisailam Dam
B
Maithon Dam
C
Bhakra Nangal Dam
D
Dharoi Dam
Question 14 Explanation: 
Dharoi Dam:Dharoi Dam is a gravity dam on the Sabarmati river near Dharoi, Mehsana district of northern Gujarat in India. Constructed in 1978, the dam is meant for irrigation, power generation and flood control
Question 15
What is a fontanelle?
A
Part of the bowel
B
A bone in the hand
C
Part of the nasal cavity
D
The soft spot on a baby's head
Question 15 Explanation: 
The soft spot on a baby's head
Question 16
What is the 9th month of the Islamic calendar, the month of fasting, in which Muslims refrain from eating, drinking, smoking, and so on from dawn to sunset?
A
Muttondan
B
Ewerdan
C
Lambadan
D
Ramadan
Question 16 Explanation: 
Ramadan
There are 16 questions to complete.

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