General knowledge quiz 345

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of these instruments is usually played with a bow?
A
Saxophone
B
Violin
C
Xylophone
D
Timpani
Question 1 Explanation: 
Violin
Question 2
How many ways can a batsman be dismissed in cricket?
A
12
B
5
C
10
D
2
Question 2 Explanation: 
10
Question 3
Which company declared bankruptcy in 2001 despite winning the title of America's most innovative company annually from 1996 to 2001?
A
Pan American Airlines
B
Barings Bank
C
Paramount Pictures
D
Enron
Question 3 Explanation: 
Enron
Question 4
Indian Cancer Research institute is located at
A
New Delhi
B
Calcutta
C
Chennai
D
Mumbai
Question 5
In which country Private sector lender ICICI Bank has opened a full service branch?
A
South Africa
B
China
C
America
D
Canada
Question 5 Explanation: 
Correct It has entered South Africa by opening a full service branch at Sandton in Johannesburg. Johannesburg branch is an authorised financial services provider in South Africa, licensed by the South African Reserve Bank, ICICI Bank said in a statement.
Question 6
Which of these is an American jazz musician best known for playing the vibraphone?
A
Laurindo Almeida
B
Dizzy Gillespie
C
Lionel Hampton
D
Oscar Peterson
Question 6 Explanation: 
Lionel Hampton
Question 7
Before the League of Nations was signed at Versailles in 1919, a clause was proposed by Japan but eventually omitted from the agreement relating to which of these?
A
That the USA bankroll the League
B
Racial equality
C
That the USSR be excluded
D
That Japan be granted all German possessions in the Pacific north of the equator
Question 7 Explanation: 
Racial equality
Question 8
What was the original name of the singer known as Annie Lennox, who was born on Christmas Day, 1954 in Torry, Aberdeen?
A
Robin Hannah Louise Kenny
B
Florian Armstrong
C
Stefani Germanotta
D
Ann Lennox
Question 8 Explanation: 
Ann Lennox
Question 9
The first metal used by man was
A
iron
B
copper
C
gold
D
bronze
Question 10
What instrument was used to measure accurately, small differences in vertical heights?
A
Catheter
B
Cathetometer
C
Cathedral
D
Cathode
Question 10 Explanation: 
Cathetometer
Question 11
When is Lal Bahadur Shastri's death anniversary?
A
January, 11
B
20-Jan
C
27-Jan
D
31-Jan
Question 12
Which of the following is/are property of heavy water?
A
Freezing point of heavy water is higher than that of ordinary water
B
Density of ordinary water is lesser than that of heavy water
C
Boiling point of heavy water is higher than that of ordinary water
D
All of these
Question 12 Explanation: 
All of these:Heavy water is colorless, odourless and tasteless mobile liquid.. Higher viscosity of heavy water is responsible for lower solubility of ionic solids like NaCl and smaller mobility ions.
Question 13
Which US TV programme was broadcast regularly from the Ed Sullivan Theatre?
A
The Oprah Winfrey Show
B
The Late Show with David Letterman
C
Dr. Phil
D
Days of Our Lives
Question 13 Explanation: 
The Late Show with David Letterman
Question 14
India to host the FIFA U-17 world cup in which year?
A
2016
B
2017
C
2018
D
2020
Question 14 Explanation: 
2017:The 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup will be the 17th edition of the FIFA U-17 World Cup will be held in India. It was the India's first international football event.
Question 15
A cheroot is a type of what?
A
Cigar
B
Deer
C
Revolver
D
Paint
Question 15 Explanation: 
Cigar
Question 16
The Indian dish "Dopiaza" is named for the Indian word for which of these, which is an ingredient?
A
Broccoli
B
Potato
C
Spinach
D
Onion
Question 16 Explanation: 
Onion
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