General knowledge quiz 319

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What is a palliasse?
A
A kind of pie
B
Fence
C
Bone in the foot
D
Mattress
Question 1 Explanation: 
Mattress
Question 2
In music, what does "pp" mean?
A
Plucked pizzicato
B
Play on piano
C
Pretty part
D
Very soft
Question 2 Explanation: 
Very soft
Question 3
What is the average of 1, 2, 2, 5, 9 and 17?
A
3.5
B
6
C
36
D
18
Question 3 Explanation: 
6
Question 4
Which English cricketer, a left-handed batsman who was named one of the Five Batsmen of the Year by the Wisden Cricketers' Almanack in 1893, captained Somerset in the late 19th century and appeared for Oxford University and the Marylebone Cricket Club?
A
Sebastian Coe
B
W G Grace
C
Shane Warne
D
Herbie Hewett
Question 4 Explanation: 
Herbie Hewett
Question 5
Which Indian city become India's first World Heritage City?
A
Mumbai
B
Hyderabad
C
Allahabad
D
Ahmedabad
Question 5 Explanation: 
Ahmedabad:The Walled City of Ahmedabad, founded by Sultan Ahmed Shah in the 15th century, has been declared India's first World Heritage City.
Question 6
Bookless in Baghdad is penned by..........
A
Vinod Rai
B
Shashi Tharoor
C
Amitav Gosh
D
Jhumba Lahiri
Question 6 Explanation: 
Shashi Tharoor:Bookless in Baghdad is a 2005 book by author Shashi Tharoor that consists of a collection of previously published articles, book reviews and columns on writers, books and literary musings.
Question 7
How many US states do not border another US state?
A
2
B
1
C
3
D
4
Question 7 Explanation: 
2
Question 8
The Treaty of San Francisco established the ending of hostilities between which countries, and when?
A
Spain and Mexico, 1821
B
Allied Powers and Japan, 1952
C
France and England, 1453
D
Great Britain and Maori chieftains, 1840
Question 8 Explanation: 
Allied Powers and Japan, 1952
Question 9
The metal present in insulin is..........
A
Magnesium
B
Iron
C
Zinc
D
Chlorine
Question 9 Explanation: 
Zinc:The components of insulin aspart are as follows:Metal ion-zinc (19.6 $\mu$g/mL) Buffer-disodium hydrogen phosphate dihydrate (1.25 mg/mL) Preservatives-m-cresol (1.72 mg/mL) and phenol (1.50 mg/mL)
Question 10
What was the title of Pink Floyd's 11th studio album, released in 1987, that contained the single releases "Learning to Fly" and "One Slip"?
A
A Momentary Lapse of Reason
B
The Final Cut
C
The Division Bell
D
Falling off the Roof
Question 10 Explanation: 
A Momentary Lapse of Reason
Question 11
What is the popular name of the legal situation regarding the sale and manufacture of alcohol in the USA between 1919 and 1933?
A
Problem drinking
B
Six O'Clock Swill
C
Prohibition
D
Las Vegas Syndrome
Question 11 Explanation: 
Prohibition
Question 12
What song by Helen Reddy was subject to much debate about what it was really about?
A
Ode To Billie Joe
B
Angie Baby
C
Cat's in the Cradle
D
I Am the Walrus
Question 12 Explanation: 
Angie Baby
Question 13
What, in 1337, caused the Hundred Years' War between France and England?
A
France adopted the Salic Law concerning royal succession
B
French king Philip VI claimed the English throne
C
English king Edward II claimed the French throne
D
A dispute over trading rights
Question 13 Explanation: 
English king Edward II claimed the French throne
Question 14
Which song contains the line "You can dance, you can jive, having the time of your life"?
A
The Safety Dance (You Can Dance If You Wanna)
B
Roll Over Beethoven
C
Jumpin' Jack Flash
D
Dancing Queen
Question 14 Explanation: 
Dancing Queen
Question 15
Which of these is a common compression method for computer files?
A
Button
B
Zip
C
Belt
D
Elastic
Question 15 Explanation: 
Zip
Question 16
Up to and including 2010, Switzerland and 3 other countries have hosted the World Rowing Championships 4 times since the first in 1962. Which of these was not one of them?
A
New Zealand
B
Canada
C
Germany
D
Great Britain
Question 16 Explanation: 
New Zealand
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