General knowledge quiz 296

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
A growth rate stated as 1 + half + a third + a quarter +... is what kind of growth?
A
Logarithmic
B
Exponential
C
Geometric
D
Quadratic
Question 1 Explanation: 
Logarithmic
Question 2
High pressure sub-tropical calm belts 'Horse Latitudes' lie between
A
0$^\circ$ and 5$^\circ$
B
30$^circ$ and 38$^circ$
C
15$^\circ$ and 20$^\circ$
D
30$^\circ$ and 40$^\circ$
Question 2 Explanation: 
30$^\circ$ and 38$^\circ$:Horse latitudes or subtropical highs are subtropical latitudes between 30 and 38 degrees both north and south where Earth's atmosphere is dominated by the subtropical high.
Question 3
Which religion has about 119 million known adherents in Japan?
A
Thighfinger
B
Shinto
C
Calffoot
D
Limbnose
Question 3 Explanation: 
Shinto
Question 4
What is the capital of Cyprus?
A
Manila
B
Asmara
C
Nicosia
D
Gaborone
Question 5
"Ode To Joy" is from the 9th Symphony by which composer?
A
Debussy
B
Wakeman
C
Ravel
D
Beethoven
Question 5 Explanation: 
Beethoven
Question 6
In the Bible's book of Genesis, which of Jacob's sons was sold into slavery by his brothers?
A
Reuben
B
Joseph
C
Benjamin
D
Levi
Question 6 Explanation: 
Joseph
Question 7
In soccer, what coloured card is used to order a player off the field?
A
Red
B
Yellow
C
Blue
D
Green
Question 7 Explanation: 
Red
Question 8
Who is the author of 'The Finkler Question'?
A
Donna Tartt
B
Anne Enright
C
Hilary Mantel
D
Howard Jacobson
Question 8 Explanation: 
Howard Jacobson:The Finkler Question is a 2010 novel written by British author Howard Jacobson. The novel won the Man Booker Prize
Question 9
Which of the hurricanes that devastated areas in the west Atlantic in 2017 had the strongest wind speed?
A
Katrina
B
Harvey
C
Irma
D
Maria
Question 9 Explanation: 
Irma
Question 10
Which of these is a dish of meat (often chicken, fish, beef, shrimp or pork) cooked quickly with vegetables such as bean sprouts, cabbage and celery and bound in a starch-thickened sauce, typically served with rice and sometimes stir-fried noodles?
A
Chop suey
B
Chow mein
C
Chowder
D
Ciao
Question 10 Explanation: 
Chop suey
Question 11
When and where were the short-lived "Black Codes" enacted?
A
1940, USA
B
1685, France
C
1865, Southern states in the USA
D
1980, England
Question 11 Explanation: 
1865, Southern states in the USA
Question 12
Name the President of Nicaragua?
A
Daniel Ortega
B
Mahamadou Issoufou
C
Muhammadu Buhari
D
Kim Jong-un
Question 12 Explanation: 
Daniel Ortega
Question 13
Which moon of Jupiter is named after a divine hero in Greek mythology whose homeland was Troy who was abducted by Zeus in the form of an eagle to serve as cupbearer to the gods and as Zeus's beloved?
A
Callisto
B
Ganymede
C
Europa
D
Io
Question 13 Explanation: 
Ganymede
Question 14
Which Irish Republican, an Irish volunteer of the Provisional Irish Republican Army, was elected to the UK Parliament while leading the 1981 hunger strike to protest against the removal of Special Category Status?
A
Kieran Doherty
B
Bobby Sands
C
Michael Devine
D
Patsy O'Hara
Question 14 Explanation: 
Bobby Sands
Question 15
The battles of Talavera and Salamanca took place during which war?
A
Peninsular War
B
Crimean War
C
Boer War
D
World War I
Question 15 Explanation: 
Peninsular War
Question 16
Bos Taurus is a scientific name of..........
A
Buffalo
B
Horse
C
Cow
D
Cat
Question 16 Explanation: 
Cow:Cows are raised in many different countries around the world, mainly for the cowsnatural resources such as milk, meat
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