General knowledge quiz 192

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
An astrolabe was used for astrology, navigation and what else?
A
Calculating speed of a star's travel
B
Examination of star chemistry
C
Astronomy
D
Religious festivals
Question 1 Explanation: 
Astronomy
Question 2
..........is the rate at which central bank of the country allows finance to commercial banks
A
SLR
B
Repo Rate
C
Basic Points
D
Bank Rate
Question 2 Explanation: 
Bank Rate:Bank rate, also referred to as the discount rate in American English, is the rate of interest which a central bank charges on the loans and advances to a commercial bank
Question 3
The Temple of Artemis at Ephesus, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, was destroyed on July 21, 356 BC in an act of arson committed by whom?
A
Herostratus
B
Cassandra
C
Arsenicus
D
Turpus
Question 3 Explanation: 
Herostratus
Question 4
Which of these was never the name of a prison in the USA?
A
Folsom
B
Brixton
C
San Quentin
D
Joliet
Question 4 Explanation: 
Brixton
Question 5
The sound of cannons is heard in which of these musical works?
A
The William Tell Overture
B
The 1812 Overture
C
Ride of the Valkyries
D
FUr Elise
Question 5 Explanation: 
The 1812 Overture
Question 6
Parametricism is a tool and style within which of these fields?
A
Aeronautical engineering
B
Glass sculpture
C
Quantum physics
D
Architecture
Question 6 Explanation: 
Architecture
Question 7
For which painting was Edouard Manet condemned as incompetent and subversive by critics, which damaged his reputation for years?
A
Head of Victorine Meurent
B
The Spanish Guitarist
C
Olympia
D
Concert in the Tuileries Gardens
Question 7 Explanation: 
Olympia
Question 8
Someone who has an abnormal fear of dogs is suffering from what?
A
Pteromechanophobia
B
Cynophobia
C
Haemophobia
D
Mysophobia
Question 8 Explanation: 
Cynophobia
Question 9
Keoladeo National Park is present in which state?
A
Gujarat
B
Rajasthan
C
Bihar
D
Odisha
Question 9 Explanation: 
Rajasthan
Question 10
On 31 May 2010, the President of which country announced his resignation after local politicians criticised comments he made in relation to overseas military deployments?
A
South Korea
B
USA
C
Germany
D
Pakistan
Question 10 Explanation: 
Germany
Question 11
What does a trichologist treat?
A
Hair
B
Ears
C
Eyes
D
Throat
Question 11 Explanation: 
Hair
Question 12
What USA national championship game, played on a Sunday, is the second-largest US food consumption day, after Thanksgiving Day?
A
America's Cup
B
Rose Bowl
C
Super Bowl
D
The Commissioner's Trophy
Question 12 Explanation: 
Super Bowl
Question 13
Which of these is a shade of brown?
A
Ecru
B
Sepia
C
Azure
D
Magenta
Question 13 Explanation: 
Sepia
Question 14
A fossil fuel, petroleum is founded in which rocks?
A
Igneous rocks
B
Sand rocks
C
Sedimentary rocks
D
Metamorphic rocks
Question 14 Explanation: 
Sedimentary rocks:A fossil fuel, petroleum is formed when large quantities of dead organisms, usually zooplankton and algae, are buried underneath sedimentary rock and subjected to both intense heat and pressure. Petroleum has mostly been recovered by oil drilling (natural petroleum springs are rare).
Question 15
Which country was proclaimed a People's Republic on 1 October 1949, following the defeat of forces led by Chiang Kai-shek?
A
Hawaii
B
East Germany
C
Poland
D
China
Question 15 Explanation: 
China
Question 16
What is the area of a triangle whose sides are 5, 12 and 13 inches long?
A
98 square inches
B
78 square inches
C
30 square inches
D
32.5 square inches
Question 16 Explanation: 
30 square inches
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