General knowledge quiz 360

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Ghumar is the famous folk dance form of which Indian state?
A
Haryana
B
Sikkim
C
Mizoram
D
Rajasthan
Question 1 Explanation: 
Rajasthan
Question 2
The food of the Gods is ambrosia:what is the drink of the Gods?
A
Amphora
B
Wine
C
Nectar
D
Euphoria
Question 2 Explanation: 
Nectar
Question 3
In "Coronation Street", what did Tracey Barlow name her daughter, born in 2004?
A
Eileen
B
Amy
C
Emily
D
Edith
Question 3 Explanation: 
Amy
Question 4
Where is the Tropic of Cancer?
A
66$^\circ$ 33' 39'' south of the equator
B
23$^\circ$ 26' 22'' south of the equator
C
66$^\circ$ 33' 39'' north of the equator
D
23$^circ$ 26' 22'' north of the equator
Question 4 Explanation: 
23$^\circ$ 26' 22'' north of the equator
Question 5
The dish called "ossobuco" is made with which of these?
A
Veal
B
Mutton
C
Chicken
D
Ham
Question 5 Explanation: 
Veal
Question 6
The Greek composer Vangelis composed the score for which of these films?
A
Raiders of the Lost Ark
B
Chariots of Fire
C
On Golden Pond
D
Captain Corelli's Mandolin
Question 6 Explanation: 
Chariots of Fire
Question 7
The Orange and Yellow colours of leaves are due to..........
A
Chlorophylls
B
Flavonoids
C
Betalains
D
Carotenoids
Question 7 Explanation: 
Carotenoids:Chlorophylls-green and Carotene is a pigment that absorbs blue and indigo light, and that provides rich yellows and oranges, Flavonoids are the yellow plant pigments seen most notably in lemons, oranges, and grapefruit.
Question 8
What was the first antibiotic remedy for tuberculosis, first isolated on 19 October 1943 by Albert Schatz, a graduate student, in the laboratory of Selman Abraham Waksman at Rutgers University?
A
Streptomycin
B
Penicillin
C
Paracetamol
D
Claritin
Question 8 Explanation: 
Streptomycin
Question 9
Planets are
A
luminous heavenly bodies revolving around a star
B
non-luminous heavenly bodies
C
luminous heavenly bodies that twinkle
D
luminous heavenly bodies that do not twinkle
Question 10
What is "guacamole"?
A
Cake dipped in coffee
B
Soup, served cold
C
An avocado-based dip
D
Highly spiced sausage
Question 10 Explanation: 
An avocado-based dip
Question 11
..........is the parent organization of International Development Association (IDA)
A
UN
B
World Bank
C
IMF
D
New Development Bank
Question 11 Explanation: 
World Bank
Question 12
Who wrote the poem "The Love Song of J Albert Prufrock"?
A
Oscar Wilde
B
John Lennon
C
T S Eliot
D
Ted Hughes
Question 12 Explanation: 
T S Eliot
Question 13
In which district of Punjab, the state Government has decided to set up a sports university?
A
Amritsar
B
Firozpur
C
Patiala
D
Ludhiana
Question 13 Explanation: 
Punjab Chief Minister, Amarinder Singh constituted a steering committee under International Olympic Committee (IOC) member, Randhir Singh, to work out the modalities for setting up a sports university in Patiala. This committee has been set up under the aegis of the Sports and Youth Affairs Department. The committee also includes Olympian Pargat Singh, J S Narula-Former Vice Chancellor of Lakshmibai National University of Physical Education (LNIPE), Gwalior and Dr L S Ranawat-Former Vice Chancellor of Rajasthan Sports University.
Question 14
Which of these people is a Persian astronomer, poet and mathematician who died in 1123?
A
Aly Khan
B
Omar Khayyam
C
Kublai Khan
D
Ayatollah Khomeni
Question 14 Explanation: 
Omar Khayyam
Question 15
When did Hitler became President of Germany?
A
1934
B
1935
C
1936
D
1937
Question 16
Where is there a 2 metre high statue of Popeye, which was unveiled during the annual Spinach Festival in 1937?
A
Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada
B
Phoenix, Arizona, USA
C
Crystal City, Texas, USA
D
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Question 16 Explanation: 
Crystal City, Texas, USA
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