General knowledge quiz 182

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Gene Krupa was a virtuoso on which instrument?
A
Guitar
B
Piano
C
Cello
D
Drums
Question 1 Explanation: 
Drums
Question 2
In 2007, who set a record by being the only soccer player to play on three World Cup-winning teams?
A
Ronaldo
B
Pele
C
Cafu
D
Zico
Question 2 Explanation: 
Pele
Question 3
The island of Angelsey is in which country?
A
Scotland
B
Wales
C
eire
D
Australia
Question 3 Explanation: 
Wales
Question 4
The best way to tackle local environmental problems is to
A
use the local administrative machinery
B
implement environmental laws strictly
C
provide environmental education to the local people and create awareness
D
leave it to the local public to decide
Question 5
Which of these is a famous French playwright?
A
Bruno Racine (1951-now)
B
Louis Racine (1692-1763)
C
Rene Racine (1939-now)
D
Jean Racine (1639-1699)
Question 5 Explanation: 
Jean Racine (1639-1699)
Question 6
Olympe de Gouges, a French playwright and political activist, is today best known as an early feminist who demanded that French women be given the same rights as French men. How did she die?
A
Aeroplane crash
B
Burned at the stake
C
Guillotined
D
Old age
Question 6 Explanation: 
Guillotined
Question 7
Richter scale is used for measuring
A
density of liquid
B
intensity of earthquakes
C
velocity of wind
D
humidity of air
Question 8
Rene Descartes (1596-1650), whose philosophical writing is seminal to much of Western philosophy also developed what seminal mathematical concept?
A
A square whose sides are 1 unit long has a diagonal whose length cannot be rational
B
In a right-angled triangle, the hypotenuse squared equals the squares of the other two sides added
C
The use of algebra to describe geometry
D
Every polynomial equation over the field of complex numbers higher than 1 has a complex solution
Question 8 Explanation: 
The use of algebra to describe geometry
Question 9
In Buddhism, what is the state of blissful repose or absolute existence by someone relieved of the necessity of rebirth?
A
Nirvana
B
Valhalla
C
Avalon
D
Utopia
Question 9 Explanation: 
Nirvana
Question 10
Vanilla is obtained from what part of the plant?
A
Root
B
Leaf
C
Bark
D
Pod
Question 10 Explanation: 
Pod
Question 11
Who would use an inkblot or Rorschach Test?
A
Chemist
B
Butcher
C
Psychologist
D
Astronomer
Question 11 Explanation: 
Psychologist
Question 12
..........named the 'father of DNA fingerprinting in India', passed away on 10th December 2017?
A
Batuk Gathani
B
Chaudhary Prem Singh
C
Lalji Singh
D
Sukharanjan Sengupta
Question 12 Explanation: 
Lalji Singh
Question 13
The metal that is used as a catalyst in the hydrogenation of oils is
A
Ni
B
Pb
C
Cu
D
Pt
Question 14
What can be a term for food served with potatoes?
A
Pommelier
B
Spudian
C
Parmentier
D
Au gratin
Question 14 Explanation: 
Parmentier
Question 15
The ostrich, emu, rhea, kiwi and the extinct "elephant bird" of Madagascar and moa are all types of what diverse group of large, flightless birds?
A
Ratite
B
Casuariidae
C
Tinamous
D
Galloanserae
Question 15 Explanation: 
Ratite
Question 16
At 9.00 a.m. on 27 August 1896, after Khalid bin Bargash ignored a British ultimatum to leave the Beit al Hukum Palace, Royal Navy ships opened fire. Khalid's troops returned fire. A cease fire was declared at 9.45 a.m., giving the bombardment the title of "The Shortest War in History". Where was this?
A
Zanzibar
B
Algeria
C
India
D
Kuwait
Question 16 Explanation: 
Zanzibar
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