General knowledge quiz 186

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which musical is set in Gary, Indiana?
A
The Music Man
B
Oklahoma!
C
Li'l Abner
D
Damn Yankees
Question 1 Explanation: 
The Music Man
Question 2
The ratio of width of our National flag to its length is
A
3:5
B
2:3
C
2:4
D
3:4
Question 2 Explanation: 
The National Flag of India is a horizontal tricolour of deep saffron [kesaria] at the top, white in the middle & dark green at the bottom in equal proportion. The ratio of width of the flag to its length is 2 to 3. In the centre of the white band of the Indian National Flag, there is a navy blue wheel which represents the chakra. Its design is that of the wheel which appears on the abacus of the Sarnath Lion Capital of Ashoka. Its diameter comes close to the width of the white band & it has twenty four spokes. The design of the National Flag of India was adopted by the Constituent Assembly of India on 22 July 1947.
Question 3
Which of these people was not assassinated between 1900 and 1909?
A
Theodoros Deligiannis, Prime Minister of Greece
B
William McKinley, President of the USA
C
Russian communist leader Leon Trotsky
D
Prince Ito Hirobumi, First Prime Minister of Japan
Question 3 Explanation: 
Russian communist leader Leon Trotsky
Question 4
Land of smiles is nickname of..........
A
New York
B
Paris
C
Denmark
D
Thailand
Question 4 Explanation: 
Thailand:Thailand is called the Land of Smiles because it classifies thirteen types of smiles, not because everyone is happy.
Question 5
What links American Mary Baker Eddy (1821-1910) and James Wyld (1812-1887) MP for Bodmin, UK?
A
They claimed their spirits mutually manifested during spiritualist seances
B
Papers discussing the acceptability of Darwin's theories of evolution in religious movements
C
An exchange of letters concerning experiments in homeopathy
D
Giant scale models of the Earth
Question 5 Explanation: 
Giant scale models of the Earth
Question 6
In which state Bhimbandh Wildlife Sanctuary is located?
A
Assam
B
Bihar
C
Odisha
D
Maharashtra
Question 6 Explanation: 
Bihar:Bhimbandh Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife sanctuary in Bihar in the south west of Munger district.
Question 7
The Banana Research Centre is to be formed in which state of India?
A
Kerala
B
Bihar
C
Maharshtra
D
Jharkhand
Question 7 Explanation: 
Bihar
Question 8
In the US presidential election, 2000, in which US state was there a controversy over requests for hand recounts of votes that went as far as the U.S. Supreme Court?
A
Ohio
B
Florida
C
California
D
New York
Question 8 Explanation: 
Florida
Question 9
Who was the last Nazi war criminal to be tried and executed?
A
Josef Blosche
B
Adolf Eichmann
C
Jakob Sporrenberg
D
Feodor Fedorenko
Question 9 Explanation: 
Feodor Fedorenko
Question 10
..........is located in Australia
A
Wimbledon Stadium
B
Black Heath Stadium
C
Brookland Stadium
D
Flemington Stadium
Question 10 Explanation: 
Flemington Stadium:Flemington Racecourse is a major horse racing venue located in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. It is most notable for hosting the Melbourne Cup, which is Australia's richest horse race
Question 11
Which two are recognised as being the first to adopt Christianity as their state religion?
A
Iceland and Ireland
B
Georgia and the Roman Empire
C
Aksum and Ethiopia
D
Armenia and Ethiopia
Question 11 Explanation: 
Armenia and Ethiopia
Question 12
"Taramasalata" is traditionally made from what base?
A
Avocado
B
Finely sliced beef
C
Mashed potato
D
The roe of the cod or the carp
Question 12 Explanation: 
The roe of the cod or the carp
Question 13
What is the currency of Oman?
A
Turkish lira (TRY)
B
Rial (OMR)
C
UAE dirham (AED)
D
Somoni (TJS)
Question 13 Explanation: 
Rial (OMR); Capital-Muscat & Official language-Arabic
Question 14
The Dronacharya Award awarded to..........
A
Coach
B
Player
C
Captain
D
All of these
Question 14 Explanation: 
Coach:Dronacharya Award-Eminent coaches of any particular sport The award is named after the very famous archery coach, mentioned in the epic of India known as the Mahabharata. This very award is not related with the sports persons who are still playing in the field; instead this is related to those eminent coaches of any particular sport.
Question 15
Where did last world cup soccer tournament took place (2010)?
A
Japan and South Korea
B
France
C
South Africa
D
West Germany
Question 16
In 1917, who led a Bolshevik insurrection against the Provisional Government of Alexander Kerensky, starting the Bolshevik Revolution, the second phase of the overall Russian Revolution?
A
Joseph Stalin
B
Vladimir Lenin
C
Karl Marx
D
Friedrich Engels
Question 16 Explanation: 
Vladimir Lenin
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