General knowledge quiz 335

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The famous Meenakshi temple is located in
A
Bihar
B
Madurai
C
Madras
D
Trichy
Question 2
How are weights secured on the bar for Olympic weightlifting contests?
A
Spring pins and washers
B
Butterfly nuts
C
Clamps
D
Tightening collars
Question 2 Explanation: 
Tightening collars
Question 3
In humans, other mammals, and birds, the heart is divided into how many chambers?
A
Three
B
Two
C
Four
D
Six
Question 3 Explanation: 
Four:The heart is a muscular organ in humans and other animals, which pumps blood through the blood vessels of the circulatory system. In humans, other mammals, and birds, the heart is divided into four chambers:upper left and right atria; and lower left and right ventricles.
Question 4
In the men's ice hockey tournament at the 2010 Olympics, Sidney Crosby scored the winning goal for Canada to win the gold medal. Which nation was Canada competing against?
A
Slovakia
B
Finland
C
USA
D
Sweden
Question 4 Explanation: 
USA
Question 5
Which Russian revolutionary became Foreign Commissar, lost the battle for leadership to Stalin, was expelled from the Communist Party and lived in exile thereafter?
A
Joseph Stalin
B
Leon Trotsky
C
Vladimir Lenin
D
Karl Marx
Question 5 Explanation: 
Leon Trotsky
Question 6
Tomb of Vasco-da-Gama is situated at
A
Chittorgarh (Rajasthan)
B
Kochi (Kerala)
C
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu)
D
Durgapur (West Bengal)
Question 7
Which playwright wrote the plays that won the Tony Award for Best Play in 1963 & 2002 and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1967, 1975 & 1994, and gained nominations for Tony Award for Best Play in 1964, 1965, 1967 & 1975, Tony Award for Best Author of a Play in 1965, the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 2001 & 2003 and a Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play in 2005?
A
Alan Bennett
B
Michael Frayn
C
Doug Wright
D
Edward Albee
Question 7 Explanation: 
Edward Albee
Question 8
What is the connection between the computer programming language ADA, developed in 1980, and the daughter of poet Lord Byron?
A
The "Dreamworks" film production company
B
A Bugatti
C
Bill Gates
D
Charles Babbage's "analytical engine"
Question 8 Explanation: 
Charles Babbage's "analytical engine"
Question 9
Which of these countries had not, in 2012, yet permanently abolished the death penalty?
A
Canada
B
Gabon
C
Israel
D
Venezuela
Question 9 Explanation: 
Israel
Question 10
Yoga City is..........
A
Asansol
B
Kollam
C
Rishikesh
D
Shillong
Question 10 Explanation: 
Rishikesh:Rishikesh is a holy town with so many Ashrams and it is famous for the yoga world wide.
Question 11
One of the forms of music usually sung a capella is...?
A
Madrigal
B
Porwiggle
C
Pentacle
D
Madrigalejo
Question 11 Explanation: 
Madrigal
Question 12
What is the Maracaibo Beacon?
A
Frequent lightning storms in the area
B
Lighthouse built by pirates in 1669
C
A major South American radio station
D
Maracaibo's city newspaper
Question 12 Explanation: 
Frequent lightning storms in the area
Question 13
Who is the author of the book?
A
Shweta Taneja
B
Shweta Singh
C
Shweta Brijpuria
D
Shweta Ganesh Kumar
Question 13 Explanation: 
Shweta Taneja:Shweta Taneja's 'How to Steal a Ghost @ Manipal' is one teenager's experiences spirit-hunting across contemporary Manipal. At the same time it is a love triangle that propels most of the story.
Question 14
Government approved the proposal of extending the age of Doctors to
A
65
B
60
C
55
D
67
Question 14 Explanation: 
Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the proposal to raise the age of retirement of government doctors to 65 years with effects from May 31, 2016.
Question 15
According to the Bible, who denied knowing Jesus 3 times "before the cock crowed twice"?
A
Matt
B
Tom
C
Jacob
D
Peter
Question 15 Explanation: 
Peter
Question 16
What is the name for the shape of a proscenium in a theatre?
A
The proscenium square
B
The proscenium arch
C
The proscenium apron
D
The proscenium drop
Question 16 Explanation: 
The proscenium arch
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