General knowledge quiz 26

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which city nickname is Garden city of world?
A
Tonga
B
Kent
C
New York
D
Chicago
Question 1 Explanation: 
Chicago:Chicago had been primarily known as ''the Garden City'', with its latin motto:Urbs in Horto, or ''City in a Garden''. So the slogan seems to be meteorological in origin. Chicago is among the largest cities in the U.S.
Question 2
Which of these is a musical work by Prokofiev?
A
Crafty and the Fox
B
Peter and the Wolf
C
Teaser and the Firecat
D
Roy Rogers and Trigger
Question 2 Explanation: 
Peter and the Wolf
Question 3
A traditional music ensemble from Indonesia, featuring instruments such as xylophones, gongs, bells, bamboo flutes, and strings is known as what?
A
Wayang
B
Gamelan
C
Kulintang
D
Tembang sunda
Question 3 Explanation: 
Gamelan
Question 4
If competitors are told to "nock", what sport are they competing in?
A
Archery
B
Lawn bowls
C
Clay pigeon shooting
D
Curling
Question 4 Explanation: 
Archery
Question 5
In India, Zamindari system was introduced by whom?
A
Warren Hastings
B
Lord Wellesley
C
Lord Hastings
D
Lord Cornwallis
Question 5 Explanation: 
Lord Cornwallis:Lord Cornwallis introduced a new revenue system under the Permanent Settlement of Bengal in 1793 with a view to stabilize land revenue and create a loyal contented class of Zamindars.
Question 6
In which computer game is the player in the role of "The Stranger", who uses a special book to travel to an island and thence to several worlds known as "Ages"?
A
Myst
B
The SIMS
C
Riven
D
Grand Theft Auto
Question 6 Explanation: 
Myst
Question 7
In the 19th century a number of British theatres, because they showed a preponderance of bloodthirsty melodramas, became known as what?
A
Blood Curdler
B
Blood Bath
C
Murder House
D
Blood Tub
Question 7 Explanation: 
Blood Tub
Question 8
What is a Kindle DX, that in early 2009 was priced at around US$489?
A
Electronic book reader
B
Model of Hyundai car
C
Gas heater that appears to be a wood fire
D
A fire starter
Question 8 Explanation: 
Electronic book reader
Question 9
Where was the Mahatma Gandhi's statue unveiled on 2nd October 2017?
A
Northern Ireland
B
Scotland
C
Wales
D
California
Question 9 Explanation: 
On 2nd October 2017, a statue of Mahatma Gandhi was unveiled to mark his 148th birth anniversary, in Cardiff, Wales.
Question 10
..........is only a transfer mechanism, which transfers money between different bank accounts and does not hold Money.
A
PayTM
B
Airtel Money
C
mPesa
D
BHIM
Question 10 Explanation: 
BHIM is only a transfer mechanism, which transfers money between different bank accounts and does not hold Money
Question 11
What is the full name of the lobby group that operates in the USA called "NOW"?
A
National Organisation for Whales
B
National Organisation for Women
C
National Organisation of Waveriders
D
National Organisation of Watchmakers
Question 11 Explanation: 
National Organisation for Women
Question 12
The Venue of FIFA World Cup 2018 is..........
A
England
B
India
C
Australia
D
Russia
Question 13
What equipment is needed for a competition in welly wanging?
A
A snail
B
A boomerang
C
A bungee rope
D
A gumboot
Question 13 Explanation: 
A gumboot
Question 14
Dr Nelson Glueck, rabbi and head of the Hebrew Union College from 1947-1971, was also renowned as a what?
A
Military strategist
B
Translator of Dead Sea Scrolls
C
Economist
D
Archaeologist, particularly pioneering work in Biblical archaeology
Question 14 Explanation: 
Archaeologist, particularly pioneering work in Biblical archaeology
Question 15
Srisailam dam on Krishna river is located in which state?
A
Tamil Nadu
B
Madhya Pradesh
C
Gujarat
D
None of these
Question 15 Explanation: 
None of these-Andhra Pradesh
Question 16
What is the number of the beast, according to the Book of Revelation?
A
911
B
7
C
1800DEVIL
D
666
Question 16 Explanation: 
666
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