General knowledge quiz 277

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Jesus Christ was crucified in
A
4 BC
B
4 AD
C
20 AD
D
1 AD
Question 2
The standard tuning of which instrument is one octave higher than a cello?
A
Violin
B
Double bass
C
Viola
D
Guitar
Question 2 Explanation: 
Viola
Question 3
The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) is located at which of the following places?
A
Geneva
B
Rome
C
Paris
D
Vienna
Question 4
Inorder to support the organized cultivation and associated industry, Government had allocated how much amount for the cultivation of highly specialized medicinal and aromatic plants?
A
100 crore
B
200 crore
C
250 crore
D
300 crore
Question 4 Explanation: 
Our ecology supports cultivation of highly specialized medicinal and aromatic plants. India is also home to a large number of small and cottage industries that manufacture perfumes, essential oils and other associated products. Our Government will support organized cultivation and associated industry. A sum of '200 crore is allocated for this purpose.
Question 5
Which of the following is the currency of Republic of Nicaragua?
A
Nicaraguan Guarani
B
Peso
C
Euro
D
Nicaraguan cordoba
Question 6
The island Commonwealth of Dominica sits in which sea or ocean?
A
Atlantic
B
Indian
C
Caribbean
D
Tasman
Question 6 Explanation: 
Caribbean
Question 7
Who scored the league winning goal for Manchester City in the 2011/12 Premier League season?
A
Gareth Barry
B
Mario Balotelli
C
Yaya Toure
D
Sergio AgUero
Question 7 Explanation: 
Sergio AgUero
Question 8
Who had an explosive idea and first patented DYNAMITE?
A
J. R. Gluber
B
A.Nobel
C
G. Fawks
D
W. Bickford
Question 8 Explanation: 
Alfred Noble patented dynamite in 1876. Nobel left $9 million in his will to be used as awards for people whose work benefit humanity-The Nobel Peace Prize etc.
Question 9
The composer Frederic Chopin had a decade-long affair with which French author?
A
Georges Simenon
B
George Sand
C
Georges Moineaux
D
Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette
Question 9 Explanation: 
George Sand
Question 10
On what does the cast of Andrew Lloyd Weber's musical "Starlight Express" perform?
A
Roller skates
B
Ice skates
C
Model railway engines
D
Chairs
Question 10 Explanation: 
Roller skates
Question 11
What is the name of a New Zealand comedy duo composed of Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement who created a radio series for BBC Radio 2 in 2004 and began a television series for HBO in the USA in 2007?
A
Flight of the Conchords
B
Migration of the Godwits
C
Sparrows on the Wing
D
Flock of Seagulls
Question 11 Explanation: 
Flight of the Conchords
Question 12
Who was the star of the 1970's TV programme "Policewoman"?
A
Angie Dickinson
B
Sharon Gless
C
Ellen Burstyn
D
Tyne Daly
Question 12 Explanation: 
Angie Dickinson
Question 13
The passport of what lawyer, sportsman, singer, actor and civil rights activist was withdrawn by the US State Department in 1950 because of his alleged affiliation with the Communist Party?
A
Paul Robeson
B
Al Jolson
C
Harry Belafonte
D
Ricky Nelson
Question 13 Explanation: 
Paul Robeson
Question 14
Where is the volcano Mount Sinabung, which on 29 August 2010 produced its first volcanic eruption since 1600, causing 30, 000 villagers to be evacuated?
A
The east coast of Italy
B
Montserrat, in the Leeward Islands
C
On the island of Sumatra
D
The South Korean peninsula
Question 14 Explanation: 
On the island of Sumatra
Question 15
The vast resources of unutilised natural gas can be used in the production of
A
graphite
B
Synthetic petroleum
C
fertilisers
D
carbide
Question 16
Throat-singing, where a singer produces two or more notes simultaneously, is used mostly in which areas?
A
Parts of Central Asia, northern Canada and South Africa
B
Northern Japan
C
New Zealand
D
Borneo
Question 16 Explanation: 
Parts of Central Asia, northern Canada and South Africa
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