General knowledge quiz 1566

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Eugene Arnold Dolmetsch (1858-1940) is seen as largely responsible for promoting what for use in schools?
A
Slide rule
B
Hula hoop
C
Recorder
D
Ball-point pen
Question 1 Explanation: 
Recorder
Question 2
The Vijay Vithala Temple having its 56 carved pillars emitting musical notes located at
A
Madurai
B
Hampi
C
Varanasi
D
Puri
Question 2 Explanation: 
Hampi:The Vittala Temple or Vitthala Temple in Hampi is an ancient monument that is well-known for its exceptional architecture and unmatched craftsmanship. It is considered to be one of the largest and the most famous structure in Hampi. The temple is located in the north eastern part of Hampi, near the banks of the Tungabhadra River.
Question 3
The Safe investment in stock exchange is also called as
A
Black chip
B
Red Chip
C
Blue Chip
D
White Ship
Question 3 Explanation: 
Blue Chip:Blue Chip in stock is concerned with such equity shares whose purchase is extremely safe
Question 4
Kalvari-class submarines were the first submarines inducted into the..........
A
Indian Air Force
B
Indian Navy
C
Indian Army
D
All of these
Question 4 Explanation: 
Indian Army
Question 5
What have the two constellations Ursa Major and Minor given their name to?
A
Polaris Missile
B
The Ural Mountains
C
The Ursine Tree Kangaroo
D
The Arctic
Question 5 Explanation: 
The Arctic
Question 6
South African-born English cricketer Kevin Pietersen was dropped from the England team in August 2012. What was the reported reason?
A
For texting while waiting at the crease
B
For using his official bat as a prop for runner beans
C
For sending controversial messages about his team mates to an opposing team
D
For not moderating his South African accent
Question 6 Explanation: 
For sending controversial messages about his team mates to an opposing team
Question 7
In which city is the Imperial Spanish Riding School?
A
Berlin
B
Madrid
C
Rome
D
Vienna
Question 7 Explanation: 
Vienna
Question 8
Monazite is an ore of
A
titanium
B
zirconium
C
iron
D
thorium
Question 9
What is the name of the bird in the Peanuts comic strip?
A
Wingle
B
Flapper
C
Woodstock
D
Sammy
Question 9 Explanation: 
Woodstock
Question 10
Whose work "The Physical Impossibility of Death in the Mind of Someone Living", a 14-foot (4.3 m) tiger shark immersed in formaldehyde in a vitrine, became the iconic work of British art in the 1990s?
A
Tracey Emin
B
Steve McQueen
C
Jake and Dinos Chapman
D
Damien Hirst
Question 10 Explanation: 
Damien Hirst
Question 11
In the context of drugs or medicines, what does OTC stand for?
A
Over the counter
B
One trip chemist
C
Optical therapy card
D
Off the cuff
Question 11 Explanation: 
Over the counter
Question 12
Most commonly used bleaching agent is
A
alcohol
B
carbon dioxide
C
chlorine
D
sodium chloride
Question 13
Who is the only boxer to be the WBA Heavyweight Champion four times?
A
Mike Tyson
B
Evander Holyfield
C
Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay)
D
George Foreman
Question 13 Explanation: 
Evander Holyfield
Question 14
What word can either refer to a nineteenth century mobile theatre device, or, in modern usage, a three-dimensional full-size or miniature model, sometimes enclosed in a glass showcase for a museum?
A
Stripepyjama
B
Cinerama
C
Bananarama
D
Diorama
Question 14 Explanation: 
Diorama
Question 15
The Governor of Missouri, Lilburn Boggs, issued an executive order on 27 October 1838, known as the "Extermination Order" that authorized troops to use force against which group of people to "exterminate or drive [them] from the state."?
A
Cherokee
B
Labour Union organisers
C
Travelling circuses
D
Mormons
Question 15 Explanation: 
Mormons
Question 16
Eamon de Valera was a politician in which country?
A
Colombia
B
Republic of Ireland
C
France
D
Ecuador
Question 16 Explanation: 
Republic of Ireland
There are 16 questions to complete.

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