General knowledge quiz 1535

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What is an ocarina?
A
Species of chamois
B
Musical instrument
C
Eight-berth space for small yachts
D
Neotropical genus of butterfly
Question 1 Explanation: 
Musical instrument
Question 2
The Gregorian calendar was named after what public figure at the time?
A
King of France
B
Britain's Astronomer Royal
C
Pope
D
Holy Roman Emperor
Question 2 Explanation: 
Pope
Question 3
The title character of which of these musicals is a matchmaker?
A
Hello Dolly
B
Oliver!
C
The Phantom of the Opera
D
Annie Get Your Gun
Question 3 Explanation: 
Hello Dolly
Question 4
In 1917 Arthur Chalk started what, the first of its kind, concerning Florida, USA and the Bahamas, UK (at the time)?
A
International scheduled commercial flights
B
A ban on whaling
C
A telephone line
D
An international common currency
Question 4 Explanation: 
International scheduled commercial flights
Question 5
Which of these is a British-born American television presenter who was chosen to serve 1 year as mayor of Cincinnati by its city council in 1977?
A
Conan O'Brien
B
Regis Philbin
C
David Letterman
D
Jerry Springer
Question 5 Explanation: 
Jerry Springer
Question 6
ML2T-2 is the dimensional formula for
A
moment of inertia
B
pressure
C
elasticity
D
couple acting on a body
Question 7
Onyx, chrysoprase, carnelian, and agate are forms of what?
A
Primate
B
Chalcedony
C
Marble
D
Moss
Question 7 Explanation: 
Chalcedony
Question 8
What is a fresco?
A
A motorway
B
A painting created by applying paint directly onto plaster on a wall or ceiling
C
A brand of citrus soft drink made by The Coca-Cola Company
D
A village on the island of Crete
Question 8 Explanation: 
A painting created by applying paint directly onto plaster on a wall or ceiling
Question 9
Lion and Peacock dance is popular in..........
A
Gujarat
B
Arunachal Pradesh
C
Meghalaya
D
Haryana
Question 9 Explanation: 
Arunachal Pradesh:The lion and peacock dance is a famous form of folk dance which is practiced by the Monpa tribe of the Tawang area in the state of Arunachal Pradesh
Question 10
Coins are minted by
A
RBI
B
Government of India
C
SBI
D
Finance Ministry
Question 10 Explanation: 
According to the Coinage Act, 1906, the Government of India has the sole right to mint coins. GOI supplies the coins to Reserve Bank of India which then circulates the coins.
Question 11
Which rectangular flag centred with a white square was flown by British ships as a sign that it was due to sail?
A
Union Jack
B
Black watch
C
Blue Peter
D
Royal Ensign
Question 11 Explanation: 
Blue Peter
Question 12
Which 19th century French artist is best known for his illustrations for the "Bible", "Paradise Lost", Dante's "Inferno", "Don Quixote" and the works of Rabelais and Balzac?
A
M C Escher
B
Gustave Dore
C
Aubrey Beardsley
D
Heath Robinson
Question 12 Explanation: 
Gustave Dore
Question 13
Who became the first king of the northern Israelite Kingdom of Israel after the revolt of the ten northern Israelite tribes against Rehoboam, who reigned for twenty-two years in the 900sBC?
A
Melchizedek
B
Methuselah
C
Magnum
D
Jeroboam
Question 13 Explanation: 
Jeroboam
Question 14
The pirate radio station Radio Caroline was named after the daughter of which US President?
A
John F Kennedy
B
Dwight D Eisenhower
C
Franklin D Roosevelt
D
Lyndon B Johnson
Question 14 Explanation: 
John F Kennedy
Question 15
Which is a compound of sodium, oxygen and hydrogen?
A
Sodium hydride
B
Table salt
C
Sodium cyanide
D
Caustic soda
Question 15 Explanation: 
Caustic soda
Question 16
After Jack and Jill had gone up the hill and Jack had had an accident, what was his injured part wrapped in?
A
Honey and lettuce
B
Vinegar and brown paper
C
Green eggs and ham
D
Tar and feathers
Question 16 Explanation: 
Vinegar and brown paper
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