General knowledge quiz 385

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of the following is the highest peak in India?
A
Rimo
B
Kamet
C
Nanda Devi
D
Kancgchenjunga
Question 1 Explanation: 
Kancgchenjunga:Kangchenjunga is the highest mountain peak.K2 lies in Pakistan near the Pakistan-China border. The Kanchenjunga lies partly in Sikkim and partly in Nepal.
Question 2
Which of these is an ancient stringed musical instrument, belonging to the chordophone family?
A
Cetra
B
Cromorne
C
Cornetto
D
Crumhorn
Question 2 Explanation: 
Cetra
Question 3
What figure in Greek mythology was killed by a wild boar?
A
Hades
B
Adonis
C
Charon
D
Erebus
Question 3 Explanation: 
Adonis
Question 4
India is the..........grower of pulses.
A
largest
B
smallest
C
appropriate for national need
D
None of the above
Question 5
Economic Growth refers to
A
Continuous growth of per capita real income over a period of one fiscal year
B
Continuous growth of per capita real income for two years
C
Continuous growth of per capita real income for one year
D
Continuous growth of per capita real income over a period of time
Question 5 Explanation: 
Continuous growth of per capita real income over a period of time:Economic growth is the increase in the inflation-adjusted market value of the goods and services produced by an economy over time. It is conventionally measured as the percent rate of increase in real gross domestic product, or real GDP, usually in per capita terms
Question 6
Where is the 2.5-acre (10, 000 m2) landscaped area dedicated to the memory of musician John Lennon, called "Strawberry Fields"?
A
Next to the airport, Liverpool
B
Central Park, New York City
C
Hyde Park, London
D
Candlestick Park, San Francisco
Question 6 Explanation: 
Central Park, New York City
Question 7
What was the name of the uprising in Rhode Island that attempted to extend voting rights because, by 1829, only landowners could vote, and thus 60% of the state's free white men could not (as well as non-whites and women)?
A
Rhode Island Tea Party
B
Suffragette movement
C
Dorr Rebellion
D
The War of the Roses
Question 7 Explanation: 
Dorr Rebellion
Question 8
Which of Ludwig van Beethoven's symphonies starts with two tempestuous statements, when interpreted by the Morse code, of the letter "V"?
A
5th
B
9th
C
3rd
D
1st
Question 8 Explanation: 
5th
Question 9
When is Goa Liberation Day celebrated?
A
December 23
B
November 23
C
November 22
D
December 19
Question 9 Explanation: 
19-Dec
Question 10
Biraja Prasad, who has been recently passed away was the Ambassador of India to which of the following nation?
A
Pakistan
B
Turkmenistan
C
Afghanistan
D
Tajikistan
Question 10 Explanation: 
-Biraja Prasad, Ambassador of India to the Republic of Tajikistan passed away. 1998 batch Indian Foreign Service officer of Odisha, was the youngest IFS officer to be appointed as India's Ambassador to any country.
Question 11
What does the "P" stand for in the acronym "PDA", that refers to a small computer that has the ability to connect to the internet?
A
Palmtop
B
Personal
C
Private
D
Pet
Question 11 Explanation: 
Personal
Question 12
The Queen of the Night appears in which of these operas?
A
Peter Grimes
B
Jenufa
C
The Pearl Fishers
D
The Magic Flute
Question 12 Explanation: 
The Magic Flute
Question 13
Who was the merchant sea-captain who made the first American circumnavigation of the world in 1790, and is known for trading voyages to the northern Pacific coast of North America between 1790 and 1793, which pioneered the fur trade in that region?
A
Alan Harvey
B
Sidney Franklin
C
Gordon Diggle
D
Robert Gray
Question 13 Explanation: 
Robert Gray
Question 14
In which TV series did the lead character refer to his wife as " 'er indoors"?
A
Minder
B
Rumpole of the Bailey
C
The Good Life
D
To The Manor Born
Question 14 Explanation: 
Minder
Question 15
Zakir Hussain is..........player
A
Tabla
B
Kanjira
C
Flute
D
Sarod
Question 15 Explanation: 
Tabla:Zakir Hussain is an Indian tabla player, musical producer, film actor and composer.
Question 16
In classical Rome the use of "Dis" referred to what?
A
Disrespect for the speaker
B
Groups of more than 500
C
The ruler of the Underworld
D
Secretary of the Senate
Question 16 Explanation: 
The ruler of the Underworld
There are 16 questions to complete.

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