General knowledge quiz 2

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which 2008 three act musical comedy-drama miniseries, produced exclusively for internet distribution, won the 2009 Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation, Short Form?
A
WALL-E
B
Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog
C
The Constant
D
The Graveyard Book
Question 1 Explanation: 
Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog
Question 2
According to a fragment of "The Achilleid", written by Statius in the first century AD, when Achilles the mythological Greek hero was born, his mother tried to make him immortal by dipping him in the river Styx. Where was he left vulnerable?
A
Elbow
B
Knee
C
Ear
D
Heel
Question 2 Explanation: 
Heel
Question 3
What is used to remove creases from clothing?
A
Steel
B
Iron
C
Brass
D
Tin
Question 3 Explanation: 
Iron
Question 4
The chemical (ethyl mercaptan) added to the otherwise odourless LPG cooking gas for imparting a detectable smell to the gas is a compound of
A
bromine
B
fluorine
C
chlorine
D
sulphur
Question 5
The lowermost and the oldest epoch of the Tertiary Period of geologic time is
A
Pliocene
B
Palaeozoic
C
Holocene
D
Palaeocene
Question 6
Port Blair is situated in which ocean?
A
Bay of Bengal
B
Indian Ocean
C
Arabian Sea
D
Pacific Ocean
Question 6 Explanation: 
Port Blair on South Andaman Island is the capital city of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, an Indian territory in the Bay of Bengal.
Question 7
The Order of the House of Orange, instituted in 1905, is awarded in what country?
A
Belgium
B
Germany
C
The Netherlands
D
Spain
Question 7 Explanation: 
The Netherlands
Question 8
By which rate is the domestic current rate of currency converted into foreign currency?
A
CRR
B
Stock Exchange Rate
C
Repo Rate
D
Exchange Rate
Question 8 Explanation: 
An exchange rate aka a (foreign-exchange rate, forex rate, FX rate or Agio) between two currencies is the rate at which one currency will be exchanged for another. It is also regarded as the value of one country's currency in terms of another currency.
Question 9
What is the maximum number of people in a women's bobsleigh crew in official competition?
A
1
B
4
C
2
D
6
Question 9 Explanation: 
2
Question 10
An account is treated as 'out of order', when there are no credits continuously for how many days?
A
120
B
60
C
50
D
90
Question 10 Explanation: 
90:An out of order account is one in which the outstanding balance remains continuously in excess of the sanctioned limit/drawing power or the outstanding balance is less than the sanctioned limit/drawing power, but there are no credits continuously for 90 days as on the date of Balance Sheet
Question 11
The Book 'Gujarat Files:Anatomy of a Cover Up' Authored by..........
A
Rana Nair
B
Rana Daggubati
C
Munawwar Rana
D
Rana Ayyub
Question 11 Explanation: 
Rana Ayyub:Gujarat Files:Anatomy of a Cover Up authored by Rana Ayyub. The book is an account of an eight-month long undercover investigation by journalist Rana Ayyub, who is a filmmaker from the American Film Institute Conservatory to investigate the Gujarat riots.
Question 12
The term "bonspiel" is used in which sport?
A
Croquet
B
Archery
C
Lacrosse
D
Curling
Question 12 Explanation: 
Curling
Question 13
"Easter Parade" (1948), starring Judy Garland and Fred Astaire, featured songs by whom?
A
Irving Berlin
B
Cole Porter
C
Burt Bacharach & Hal David
D
Andrew Lloyd Webber & Tim Rice
Question 13 Explanation: 
Irving Berlin
Question 14
What embroidery technique is to gather fabric so that it can stretch, and was commonly used in cuffs, bodices, and necklines in garments where buttons were undesirable before elastic?
A
Couching
B
Smocking
C
Sashiko quilting
D
Broderie Anglaise
Question 14 Explanation: 
Smocking
Question 15
What was the Japanese name for Manchuria after they occupied it in 1931?
A
Manchukuo
B
Peiping
C
Korea
D
Tojo
Question 15 Explanation: 
Manchukuo
Question 16
Who is the author othe book ''Bose:The Indian Samurai-Netaji and the Ina a Military Assessment''?
A
G.D.Bakshi
B
Uttam Chand
C
Sanjay Goyal
D
Anu Kumar
Question 16 Explanation: 
G.D.Bakshi:The book titled Bose:The Indian Samurai-Netaji and the Ina a Military Assessment penned by G. D. Bakshi. This is a path breaking book by a former General that seeks to evaluate Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose as a military leader and indeed, the First Supreme Commander of India.
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